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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Sep 16, 2019

Soumaya Keynes is the US economics editor for The Economist magazine, and she is also the co-host of *Trade Talks*, a podcast on all things trade, including trade policy, trade wars, and the future of trade. Soumaya joins the show today to talk about the general topic of trade, but also some other recent economic developments. David and Soumaya also discuss dollar dominance, the effects of trade policy on economic uncertainty, and the highlights, and major themes of the Kansas City Fed’s Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium.


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Soumaya’s Twitter: @SoumayaKeynes

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Related Links:


*Soumaya Keynes Says Trump Trade Tweets Have Unleashed 'Bigger Uncertainty' Beyond Tariffs*


*Trade Talks Podcast* hosted by Soumaya Keynes and Chad P. Brown (PIIE)


*18th Street Singers Website*


*Riders on the Storm* by Oscar Jorda and Alan M. Taylor


*Discussion of “Riders on the Storm” by Oscar Jorda and Alan Taylor* by Kristin Forbes


*Mind the Gap in Sovereign Debt Markets: The U.S. Treasury Basis and the Dollar Risk Factor* by Arvind Krishnamurthy and Hanno Lustig


*U.S. Monetary Policy and International Risk Spillovers* by Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan


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