Jul 6, 2020
Matthew Klein is an economics commentator at Barron’s and is the author of a new book with Michael Pettis titled, *Trade Wars are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace.* Matthew is a returning guest to Macro Musings and he joins once again to talk about his book and the domestic roots of international trade conflicts – in the past as well as today. Specifically, David and Matthew also discuss the history of how industrialized strategies, in countries such as China, have set the stage for trade conflicts in the present day.
Transcript for the episode can be found here.
Matthew’s Twitter: @M_C_Klein
Matthew’s Barron’s profile: https://www.barrons.com/authors/8566
*Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace* by Matthew Klein and Michael Pettis
*The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy* by Michael Pettis
*The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan* by Sebastian Mallaby
*Imperialism: A Study* by John Hobson
*Communist China’s Capitalism: The Highest Stage of Capitalist Imperialism* by Kenneth Austin
David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth