10/22 Lunch: Gary Hufbauer of the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Title: Short Term Pessimist, Long Term Optimist: Trade Protection on the Road to the Seoul Summit

What is the extent of protectionism since the onset of the Great Recession? What are the prospects for trade policy and trade growth in the medium term? Dr. Hufbauer will review empirical evidence on change in protectionist measures in the recent past and the outlook for globalization over the next decade.