Tariffs and Trade

Historical evidence and recent studies show that tariffs raise prices and reduce available quantities of goods and services for U.S. businesses and consumers, which results in lower income, reduced employment, and lower economic output.


Featured Research

How the Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Harmed the Economy

September 20, 2022

How Tariffs and the Trade War Hurt U.S. Agriculture

July 25, 2022

Carbon Taxes in the Global Market: Changes on the Way?

June 27, 2022

U.S.-China Trade War Hurt American Industries and Workers

May 13, 2022

Tracking the Economic Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Retaliatory Actions

April 4, 2022

Taxes, Tariffs, and Industrial Policy: How the U.S. Tax Code Fails Manufacturing

March 17, 2022


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