Policy Center work on trade deal noted in Bangor Daily News

Professor Phil Trostel’s 2016 research on the impacts of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Maine was mentioned in an article in today’s Bangor Daily News.

President Donald Trump on Monday officially withdrew the United States from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade deal proposed by former President Barack Obama’s administration to lower tariffs and establish new industry standards between the United States and 11 other countries. The study by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine had  projected a modest impact on the state of Maine.

Read the BDN article Here’s what Trump spiking an Asia trade deal could mean for Maine

Here’s what Trump spiking an Asia trade deal could mean for Maine