Abandoning Strategic and Economic Goals of TPP Has Consequences
When the United States withdrew from Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it forfeited strategic advantages and economic benefits that would likely have emerged through the mega trade deal and partnership with 11 other economies, according to findings presented in a new study.
AEDE's Ian Sheldon joins Joshua Meltzer, Senior Fellow in Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institute to discuss President Trump's willingness to revisit the Trans Pacific Partnership TPP.
Ohio businesses and farms sell a lot of product to foreign countries. Some fifty-five percent of our state’s exports go to Canada and Mexico, who happen to be our partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, best known as NAFTA. With that as a backdrop, you can understand why Ohio’s business and farm communities are more than a bit concerned when President Trump says he may want to back away from the trade deal. Why NAFTA is important, to all Ohioans, on this episode of Town Hall Ohio.
With its energy-intensive production practices and competition from international producers, the U.S. aluminum industry is extremely vulnerable to international competition, recently noted Ian Sheldon in a policy brief highlighting new research from Ohio State’s Andersons Program in International Trade on the North American aluminum industry and how carbon taxes may impact it.
Ian Sheldon, Ohio State's Andersons Professor of International Trade, recently organized and sponsored the theme day for the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium's (IATRC) 2014 annual meeting in San Diego, California. The day focused on “Food and Resources: Conflict and Trade."
Ian Sheldon, AEDE's Andersons Professor of International Trade, recently spoke to the communications team in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences regarding how international trade impacts global food security. “We, as food trade economists, believe that open international trade helps global food security, not hurt it,” said Sheldon.