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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference

 

 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...

 

Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...

 

Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(5/26/11) Prestowitz Quoted in National Journal

National Journal

May 26, 2011

Trade Talk Divides Blue-Collar Republicans, GOP Candidates; Republican Party

Matthew Cooper

While the political press has focused on the growing number of Republicans who won't be running for president - most recently, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels - it has paid little attention to another kind of politician missing from the GOP field: No Republican who is tough-on-trade or favors protectionism is making a presidential bid in 2012.

None of the current or likely contenders for the GOP presidential nomination challenges the party's orthodoxy on trade: the belief that fewer tariffs are better for the U.S. economy and that more free-trade agreements, such as the pending pacts with Colombia and South Korea, are good for the nation.

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