Trade Talks Episode 91: Can Trade Adjustment Assistance Work?

Ben Hyman (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) joins to discuss the problem of workers hurt by increased competition arising through trade. They explain the US Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program and new evidence on whether it helps workers stay in the labor market, retrain, and keep earning wages by remaining attached to jobs.
Featuring Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)
July 8, 2019