Category: MARKETS

Trading Down: Unemployment, Inequality and Other Risks of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement 

By Jeronim Capaldo, Alex Izurieta, and Jomo Kwame Sundaram January 2016 Proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP), the trade and investment treaty recently agreed by the United States and eleven Pacific Rim nations, emphasize the prospective economic benefits, with economic growth increasing due to rising trade and investment. Widely cited projections suggest GDP gains […]