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Trade Promotion Authority

Essential Reading Items

Op-ed: The Democrats' Dangerous Trade Games
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
May 20, 2008


Policy Briefs

06-2: The Doha Round after Hong Kong [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2006

01-8: Dealing with Labor and Environment Issues in Trade
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2001

01-5: Fin(d)ing Our Way on Trade and Labor Standards?
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2001

01-2: A Prescription to Relieve Worker Anxiety
by Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert E. Litan, The Brookings Institution
March 2001


Testimony

The Need for Fast Track Authority
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 30, 1997

The Need for New Fast Track Legislation
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 3, 1997


Op-eds

The Democrats' Dangerous Trade Games
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
May 20, 2008

Korea’s Unique Historic Opportunity
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Chosun Ilbo
February 10, 2007


Speeches and Papers

The Challenges and Opportunities of International Trade: Past, Present, and Future [pdf]
by Sander M. Levin, United States House of Representatives
Prepared remarks delivered at a Peterson Institute event
July 23, 2013

"American Trade Leadership: What is at Stake" [pdf]
by Robert B. Zoellick, US Trade Representative
Speech before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 24, 2001

Trade Strategy in the Bush Administration
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the trade issues forum entitled "Commotion over Trade Promotion: Taking Stock of Domestic and International Views on America's Stake in Global Trade"
Organized by The Global Economic Policy Project
at the New America Foundation
March 19, 2001

Trade Policy and Trade Legislation in 1998
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given to a conference titled "Restarting Fast Track"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
February 3, 1998

International Economic Leadership: Keeping America on the Right Track for the Twenty-First Century
by Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State
Address and Q&A Session before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 18, 1997