Consideration of the the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has been postponed until after the election, when it may come up for a vote in Congress. Ford School Professor Alan Deardorff will moderate this two-person panel on the pros and cons of the TPP.
Free and open to the public. Preceded by a reception in the Great Hall at the Ford School at 5:00 PM. Join the conversation on Twitter: #FordPolicyUnion. About the event This Ford Policy Union event will feature a debate on the policy of free trade, which is the elimination of import tariffs and other artificial barriers to international trade. Professor Alan Deardorff, a noted international trade scholar, will argue that the U.S.
Free and open to the public. Remarks Susan Collins, Dean, Gerald R. Ford School Nojin Kwak, Director, Nam Center for Korean Studies Speakers Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard is Chairman of The Korea Society and senior director at McLarty Associates, where he specializes in Asian affairs.
Panelists: Alan Deardorff, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics, University of Michigan Susan M. Collins, Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, University of Michigan Mark B. Padilla, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Susan Waltz, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan Co-sponsored with the International Policy Student Association and the International Policy Center.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics will host a Festschrift titled 'Comparative Advantage, Economic Growth, and the Gains from Trade and Globalization' in honor of Alan Deardorff on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, 2009. Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman will deliver the keynote address on Friday, 10/2 at 3:00pm. Registration is required for the Festschrift.