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December 11, 2018
On December 1, in Buenos Aires, President Trump started the 90-day clock to negotiate a trade deal with China. He claims he wants to tackle the big systemic concerns involving theft of American intellectual property, the forced transfer of technology from American firms, and the state-driven nature...

Chad P. Bown (PIIE)


September 13, 2018
Thank you so much. Chairman Simons' remarks were perfect in three respects. One is you want somebody to be open-minded coming to this question of how antitrust is evolving because thinking in this area really is evolving very rapidly. Second, he provided a really excellent capsule history of...

Jason Furman (PIIE)