Trade Wars: Much More Than Just Tariffs
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Building E25, 111
45 CARLETON ST, Cambridge, MA 02142
Tariffs are the tip of a conflict spiral: Actions that trigger powerful disturbances, and dislocations in culture and society, politics and economics, currencies and exchange, national security and foreign policy, military action, and even war of “last resort” – to note the most obvious. Forum 1 provides an overall context for the challenges at hand and presents different perspectives on past, present, and alternative futures. Questions that will be considered: Why Trade Wars? What matter most in trade wars and to whom? Who gains? Who loses?
Join us for a fascinating and substantive discussion on the current trade crisis between China and the United States. Trade Wars: Much More Than Just Tariffs is the first in a series of programs, TRADE WARS AND YOU.
Dr. Nazli Choucri: Chair
Professor of Political Science, MIT
Dr. Min Chen: Speaker on 'Trade Wars – Causes and Consequences'
Professor of Physics, MIT
Dr. Wennie Wu: Speaker on 'War and Peace of World Trade'
Visiting Scientist at MIT, Fall 2017; Director of International Innovative Institute
Dr. Daron Acemoglu: Speaker on 'Trade Wars and the Political Order' and Chair of Q/A
Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, MIT
Dr. John Tirman: Panel Chair
The executive director and a principal research scientist at MIT's Center for International Studies.