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Video vom 22.04.2015:

The Role of Trade in Addressing Major Economic Challenges

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n Monday, April 20, DIW Berlin and its president, Marcel Fratzscher, proudly hosted Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Obama’s Chief Economist, to discuss trade and free-trade agreements in a talk attended by about one hundred participants. The talk focused on both old and new theories of the positive effects of trade on growth and middle-class incomes, with a particular focus on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). It also addressed the role of trade in helping to tackle a number of other broader challenges including climate change, global poverty, and global imbalances. Mr. Furman's full speech is available here