Trade Talks Episode 115: The Trade War and US Elections

Republicans lost 40 seats in the 2018 elections for the US House of Representatives. Emily Blanchard (Tuck School of Business) joins to discuss new research that investigates how Trump’s trade war affected the 2018 election. The evidence suggests the combination of the trade war and attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act may have cost the Republicans as many as 15 House seats.
Featuring Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)
December 20, 2019