10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Political Economy of U.S. Trade Policy
Emily J. Blanchard, University of Virginia
Xenia Matschke, University of Connecticut
"For Sale: Majoritarian Trade Policy"
"Political Stasis or Protectionist Rut? Policy Mechanisms for Trade Reform in a Democracy"
"Eight Bills on Chinese Currency and US-China Trade Relations: A Positive Political Economy Approach"
"Do Labor Market Imperfections Increase Trade Protection? A Theoretical Investigation"
Scott Baier, Clemson University