Effects of a Trade War on US States

September 20, 2016

The Peterson Institute for International Economics has released a study assessing the potential economic impact of both presidential candidates' trade policies. It finds that, while Democrat Hillary Clinton’s opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could harm growth and US interests, Republican Donald Trump’s radical proposals could ignite a trade war. Here’s an interactive map that allows users to identify the potential state-level impact of relative and absolute job loss of such a scenario.

Source: PIIE Briefing 16-6: Assessing Trade Agendas in the US Presidential Campaign

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