Trade Talks Episode 26: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 2

Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 2 of this 4-episode conversation, they discuss ways to improve such deals as well as his views on social dumping, labor differences across countries, and inserting labor standards into free trade agreements. The also talk about how enforceable labor standards fit into the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement as well as the talks to potentially rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)

Other episodes in this series:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4