Dollar & Sense

By The Brookings Institution

Dollar and Sense is a podcast about all things trade. From local ports and markets to international trade and diplomacy, Brookings Institution Senior Fellow David Dollar and guests explain how our global trading system is built and its effect on our everyday lives.

  1. 1.
    The Texas fiasco and the global push for green energy
    28:47
  2. 2.
    What do we know about the Biden administration’s emerging trade policy?
    28:13
  3. 3.
    Could COVID-19 produce a ‘great reset’ for African economies?
    30:37
  4. 4.
    Moving from contention to cooperation in the trans-Atlantic relationship
    25:57
  5. 5.
    John R. Allen on restoring American leadership in 2021
    33:35
  6. 6.
    Market-based solutions to climate change have failed to deliver
    24:21
  7. 7.
    How can Biden fulfill his ‘Build Back Better’ agenda?
    20:24
  8. 8.
    Reimagining the global economy for a post-COVID-19 world
    44:32
  1. 9.
    What you should know about RCEP, Asia’s new trade agreement
    25:36
  2. 10.
    Recalibrating America's role in the world under a Biden presidency
    28:17
  3. 11.
    How have Trump’s trade wars affected Rust Belt jobs?
    27:28
  4. 12.
    The global competition to govern digital trade
    21:51
  5. 13.
    Challenges for the next president and lessons from the first debate
    32:31
  6. 14.
    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s vision for the WTO
    22:56
  7. 15.
    What’s the jobs outlook this Labor Day weekend?
    22:33
  8. 16.
    Michael Spence on US-China competition and Industry 4.0
    24:28
  9. 17.
    How is COVID-19 affecting US trade?
    21:07
  10. 18.
    A progressive case for free trade, immigration, and global capital
    30:14
  11. 19.
    Will China's debt bubble ever pop?
    24:22
  12. 20.
    Africa’s roadmap for long-term economic growth
    33:58
  13. 21.
    Sen. Tom Carper on the trade issues confronting America
    27:33
  14. 22.
    The US-China tech rivalry shapes the economic relationship
    25:51
  15. 23.
    What’s at stake in China’s new national security legislation for Hong Kong?
    20:26
  16. 24.
    Don’t count on suing China for coronavirus compensation
    24:25
  17. 25.
    How to ensure Africa has the financial resources to address COVID-19
    27:53
  18. 26.
    What drove oil prices through the floor this week?
    15:20
  19. 27.
    The politics of Congress's COVID-19 response
    26:02
  20. 28.
    How will COVID-19 reshape America’s logistics workforce?
    25:33
  21. 29.
    How will the Chinese economy rebound from COVID-19?
    24:11
  22. 30.
    How might COVID-19 affect the global economy?
    24:25
  23. 31.
    To help Syrian refugees, Turkey and the EU should open more trading opportunities
    28:09
  24. 32.
    How will the UK use financial sanctions in a post-Brexit world?
    23:29
  25. 33.
    What do we know about the coronavirus and the global response?
    17:36
  26. 34.
    What can shipping containers tell us about the US-China trade war?
    23:13
  27. 35.
    What’s driving populism’s rise on both sides of the Atlantic?
    24:27
  28. 36.
    Will the new US-China trade deal end the trade war?
    12:09
  29. 37.
    The Saudi Aramco IPO and the future of global oil markets
    22:08
  30. 38.
    Sen. Pat Toomey on why the USMCA falls short
    19:26
  31. 39.
    Is China undermining the global economic order or helping build it?
    29:43
  32. 40.
    What have we learned from the trade war with China?
    26:22
  33. 41.
    How do we police currency wars and manipulation?
    30:20
  34. 42.
    Sen. Rob Portman on the importance of a fair global trading system
    30:53
  35. 43.
    The US needs updated sanctions programs for an era of great power competition
    23:38
  36. 44.
    The story of Vietnam’s economic revolution
    27:29
  37. 45.
    How smart economic policy can help combat climate change
    27:21
  38. 46.
    A back to school primer on global trade issues
    22:29
  39. 47.
    France is not alone in its plan to tax tech giants
    23:58
  40. 48.
    Is China really manipulating its currency?
    7:08
  41. 49.
    Where do the Democratic candidates stand on trade?
    23:59
  42. 50.
    The geography of prosperity: How to help the areas lagging behind
    25:51

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