2017 International Politics and Economics Symposium

The United States and Global Trade: Winners, Losers and the Way Forward

Friday, November 10th
Robert A. Jones House Conference Room


Featuring guest lecturers: 

Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College

John French Professor of Economics at Dartmouth, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the author of dozens of articles and several books of direct relevance to our theme, including Free Trade under Fire and the forthcoming Clashing over Commerce: A History of U.S. Trade Policy

Edward Mansfield, University of Pennsylvania

Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Christopher Browne Center for International Politics at Penn, and the author of a book and numerous articles on the domestic politics of trade policy, including the recently published “The Effects of the Great Recession on American Attitudes toward Trade.”    

Peter Schott, Yale University

Juan Trippe Professor of International Economics at the Yale School of Management, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the author of a number of highly cited articles as to how countries, firms and workers react to globalization, including a recent American Economic Review piece relating the decline of U.S. manufacturing employment and China’s accession to the WTO.

Program in International Politics & Economics

Robert A. Jones '59 House
148 Hillcrest Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753