Trade Policy Analysis

PRESENTATION April 21, 2017


Speaker / Author

William Powers

Chief Economist and Director, Office of Economics, U.S. International Trade Commission

Dr. William (Bill) Powers is Chief Economist and Director, Office of Economics at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He directs the economic analysis in the Commission’s fact-finding investigations for Congress and the U.S. President, such as the recent report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. He joined the Commission in 2005 after earning his PhD in economics from the University of Michigan. He has published on empirical trade topics including trade agreements, trade finance, and global value chains. In international networks, he served as the Co-Chair of the APEC Trade-in-Value-Added (TiVA) Initiative in 2016, and ... Read More