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Lovely discusses US-China trade deal with Associated Press, NPR

"We're in a truce in the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

January 23, 2020

Lovely speaks to Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post about US-China trade deal

The new system "is a gigantic finger in the eye of WTO," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "The decider will be the trade representative in consultation with the president."

January 17, 2020

Lovely discusses Phase 1 US-China trade deal with Agence France Presse, NPR, Reuters

Professor Mary Lovely talks to multiple outlets about the Trump Administrations trade war and economic actions towards China, especially it's impact on the U.S economy going forward and its implications on national security.
January 15, 2020

Dutkowsky, Tobias discuss 2020 election, economy in Seeking Alpha

"The most important threat, in my view, of another Trump presidency is the unpredictability and uncertainty," says Áron Tóbiás, assistant professor of economics. "You can never know what happens next: what appears on Twitter, or what kind of trade policy is made."

January 14, 2020

Lovely comments on US-China trade pact in The Guardian

"There is very little in the agreement that could not be achieved by partnering with allies that were also concerned about the same issues," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

January 13, 2020

Lovely comments on Phase One China trade deal in Associated Press, Washington Post

"It’s a very toxic brew and I don’t know that we’re really going to see much progress on it," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics, about the first phase of a U.S.-China trade agreement.

January 9, 2020

Burman offers his view on Trump's tax cuts in Wall Street Journal

"We borrowed a lot of money to give tax cuts to big corporations and rich people in not the most effective way," says Leonard Burman, Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics. "The real concern is the growing debt and the possibility that interest rates won’t stay low forever—and I don’t think they will." 

January 7, 2020

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Lovely quoted in Quartz article on USMCA

"One way to get a trade agreement passed is just to throw out free trade," says Mary Lovely, professor emerita of economics, about the Trump administration's trade policies, in a Quartz article.
December 20, 2019

McDowell examines affect of financial sanctions on US dollar in World Politics Review

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, says it will be difficult for countries that are looking for ways to "de-dollarize."

December 18, 2019

Lovely discusses the US-China trade deal with Associated Press, BBC, CNN, PBS, Wall Street Journal

Mary Lovely discusses to multiple outlets the workings of a trade-deal, ending a fierce trade war between the US and China, successfully avoiding another round of punishing tariffs.
December 16, 2019

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