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Mercatus Panel on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Early last month the Mercatus Center’s Program on the American Economy and Globalization held an event on Capitol Hill to explore and explain the benefits of freer trade.  Part of that event was this session on TPP that I moderated.  The other participants were Linda Dempsey, Vice President of International Economic Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers; Edward Gresser, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Trade Policy and Economics, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; and Ed Gerwin, Senior Fellow, Trade and Global Opportunity, Progressive Policy Institute.  Here’s a video of that very informative session (which makes quite clear that, while TPP isn’t perfect, it would have made trade freer):


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