Trade and Income Inequality
Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Joe Biden, and Jason Furman, former economic adviser to Barack Obama, debate trade’s impact on inequality in America.
Are wages in America in decline? If so, why? James Manyika and Thea Lee debate.
Globalization: Good for America?
Are we better off without globalization? Former IQ2 teammates Jason Furman and Jared Bernstein respond.
Outsourcing America’s Working Class
James Manyika and Thea Lee consider the impact of jobs going overseas.
The Manufacturing Deficit
Jason Furman and Jared Bernstein debate the decline of manufacturing around the world
Audience Question: The Non-Economic Effects of Globalization
Is globalization the cause of a general sense of alienation felt by American workers? Our debaters respond.
The Plight of the American Working Class: Who’s to Blame?
Thea Lee, Jason Furman, and Jared Bernstein debate the impact of the WTO, China, and poor policy decisions on American workers.
Globalization Done Better
Jared Bernstein argues that the implementation, not the idea, of globalization has been damaging for the U.S. working class.
Why would the U.S. close itself off from opportunities around the world? James Manyika makes the case for globalization.