America First: Trump's Trade Policy
Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Chicago
July 19, 2018: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Is the US laying the groundwork for a trade war or are the daily pronouncements mere bargaining chips in a carrot and stick approach to diplomacy?
450 Cityfront Plaza
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300 East Illinois Street (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage)
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: presentation
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM: cash bar at The Midway Club
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The daily headlines suggest a high stakes game of chicken with China, South Korea, NAFTA, stock market gyrations and more. Is the US laying the groundwork for a trade war or are the daily pronouncements mere bargaining chips in a carrot and stick approach to diplomacy? A year ago Dr. Levy spoke to the International Roundtable and expressed misgivings about pronouncements coming from the administration's trade policy advisor Peter Navarro. Now that the threat of tariffs, retaliatory actions, and protectionism are now policy actions, what should investors, exporters, and importers know to prepare themselves? Dr. Levy tackles these tough questions again in a return to the International Roundtable. Join us.
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm networking
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm presentation
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm cash bar at The Midway Club
Dr. Phillip Levy
Senior Fellow, Global Economy, The Chicago Council for Global Affairs
Phil Levy is senior fellow on the global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Previously he was associate professor of business administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He was formerly a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. From 2003 to 2006, he served first as senior economist for trade for President Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and then as a member of Secretary of State Rice’s Policy Planning Staff, covering international economic matters. Before working in government, he was a faculty member of Yale University’s Department of Economics for nine years and spent one of those as academic director of Yale’s Center for the Study of Globalization.
His academic writings have appeared in such outlets as The American Economic Review, Economic Journal, and the Journal of International Economics. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s online Shadow Government section and writes on topics including trade policy, economic relations with China, and the European economic crisis. Levy has testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Joint Economic Committee, the House Committee on Ways and Mean, and the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1994 and his AB in Economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1988.