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The Digital Opportunity: Democratizing Trade for the 99 Percent

Trade critics often charge that proposed trade agreements like the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) essentially serve the one percent—while harming virtually everyone else. But new…

The Obama Trade Agenda: Five Things for Progressives to Like

In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama went all in on international trade. The Administration has already been aggressively pursuing the most…

Jobs in the Australian App Economy

Is Australia ready for the digital economy? This is obviously a subject of great debate, intertwined with decisions about investments in the National Broadband Network…

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PPI Statement on Senate Trade Vote: Don’t Misread Vote as Repudiation of TPA

It would be a huge mistake to misread today’s Senate trade vote as a repudiation of Trade Promotion Authority and the U.S. trade agenda. The…

Gerwin for Republic 3.0: The Digital Economy, Trade Agreements and the 99 Percent

Who benefits from trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Critics—like Joseph Stiglitz and Senator Elizabeth Warren—charge that these agreements would primarily help the world’s one percent. Stiglitz,…

The Hill: Pelosi’s choice: Obama or left?

Ed Gerwin, PPI Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity, was quoted in the The Hill on how Nancy Pelosi is confronting a conundrum on trade as she…

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PPI Returns from 2015 Digital Trade Mission to Europe

Dear Friend, We’re just back from Europe, where last week PPI led a bipartisan delegation of Congressional staff on a four-day swing through three capitals:…

Anti-inversion legislation: A “boomerang bill”

There must be a good word for legislation that produces exactly the opposite result that its supporters intend. I know, let’s call it a “boomerang…

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Innovation in a Rules-Bound World: How Regulatory Improvement Can Spur Growth
The Reserve Officer Association Building, Washington DC
May
16
Data-Driven Productivity and Trade: Unlocking New Drivers of Growth
Résidence Palace, International Press Centre, Brussels
Feb
28
Measuring the Effects of Globalization
The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square, Washington DC