Episode #8 - NAFTA and Trade Deals; Don't Axe Them Just Yet

As the Trump administration works through NAFTA renegotiations, we discuss the costs and benefits of a tariff placed on Canadian lumber, the goal of NAFTA renegotiations and why trade deals are becoming so hard to implement in the 21st century. Does it simply reflect increasing levels of protectionism, or is it the nature of 21st century trade deals themselves? Host: Niko Marcich Researcher: Katya Sankow Guest Interviews: International Economics Professor Kerem Cosar and Lumber Salesman Chris B