Why the TPP has benefits for workers that far outweigh its costs
One way to boost stagnated household incomes in the US is to reap more gains from trade.
Robert Z. Lawrence is Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He currently serves as Faculty Chair of The Practice of Trade Policy executive program at Harvard Kennedy School. He served as a member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 1998 to 2000. Lawrence has also been a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has taught at Yale University, where he received his PhD in economics.