As China emerged as among the world’s largest economies — lifting hundreds of millions of its citizens out of poverty in the process — major adjustments to the rules surrounding international trade have ensued. To discuss China’s role in the global economy, Michael Klein welcomes to EconoFact Chats Chad Bown of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Chad discusses China’s economic ascent, concerns about its labor and environmental regulations, as well as the differing degrees to which trade and automation have been responsible for domestic manufacturing job losses.
The discussion also focuses on global COVID-19 vaccination efforts, and the international cooperation involved in vaccine manufacturing and distribution.
A widely recognized expert on international trade, Chad is the co-host of TradeTalks.
(Podcast recorded on 2nd March, 2021)
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