Bringing good-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States by restructuring its trade deals with other countries ranks high on President Trump’s priority list. Such rhetoric has strong emotional appeal, but Guntram B. Wolff, head of the European think tank Bruegel, explains how revamped trade policies may do more harm than good to American workers. While always politically neutral, getAbstract suggests this concise economic overview to anyone interested in the potentially unintended economic consequences of political promises.
About the Author
Guntram B. Wolff is the director of Bruegel, a European think tank.