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Money, Trade, and Power -- 5/7/20 Daypass -- Interest Groups and American Trade Politics
Speaker: Dr. Iain Osgood, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan Dr. Iain Osgood is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is currently working on projects examining special interest coalition-building around climate change; progressive opponents of trade in the United States; and identifying clusters of development strategies among countries engaging with global markets. His recent work appears in several respected political journals.. Speaker’s Synopsis: In this talk, the speaker provides a model of contemporary American trade politics. He emphasizes the political advantages of pro-trade firms relative to anti-trade firms, and also examine the role of trade skeptics in the labor movement and among progressive groups. Osgood will show how this model can help explain trade policy developments of the past thirty years, with particular focus on the recent debates over NAFTA and trade with China.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 05/07/2020
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Online
Address : MI
Fee : $0.00
Event Status : COMPLETED