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May 14, 2019

Dealing with China and the Coming Entitlements Cliff (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WBOB’s Ed Dean, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods as well as his new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff.”

January 25, 2019

U.S. Energy Boom is Helping Defund Russia (and Its Mischief) (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses Russia’s efforts to use energy as a foreign policy weapon, and how it's now being undermined by the U.S. oil and gas boom.

January 15, 2019

Potential China Trade Deal, Democrats’ Freebie Wish-List (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Mike Siegel, IPI’s Merrill Matthews discusses the Chinese trade war, its impact on the U.S. economy, and what may finally be spurring President Trump to cut a deal and bring it to resolution.  And as Democrats voice their priorities in a new legislative session, Matthews addresses the raising the federal minimum wage, Medicare-for-all, and free college tuition.

 

January 4, 2019

Economic News in the New Year (Audio: Interview)

On Point of View with Kerby Anderson, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses recent economic news: the roiling stock market, big gains for employment and labor mobility, and how Apple stock value could be impacted by a trade deal with China.

December 14, 2018

Economic Trends Going Into 2019 (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with WBOB's Ed Dean, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the economic trends we are seeing going into the new year. 

October 10, 2018

Tensions—Both Foreign and Domestic (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Mike Siegel on Genesis Communications Network, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the escalating political violence across the nation, the new U.S. trade deal with Canada and Mexico, and the continued trade war with China. 

 

August 21, 2018

US Consumers Shoulder Burden of Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

In this interview on the Jim Bohannon Show, Tom Giovanetti discusses how tariffs work, which when implemented, only raise the cost of goods and services for consumers from both foreign and domestic sources. 

August 10, 2018

Mid-Term Election Heats Up, Plus Medicare-for-All, Trade & Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews joins host Kerby Anderson on Point of View to examine the latest developments in the 2018 midterm elections, the push by Democrats toward Medicare-for-all, and trade issues. 

July 27, 2018

GDP Surges, House Speaker's Race (Audio: Interview)

Tom Giovanetti joins Mark Davis of 660 AM - The Answer discussing today's second-quarter GDP report, trade and tariffs, and the House Speaker's race. 

July 23, 2018

Will Trade Wars Hurt the Roaring U.S. Economy? (Audio: Interview)

IPI’s Merrill Matthews joins Genesis Communications Network host Mike Siegel to discuss the state of the U.S. economy, and how robust growth solves or at least mitigates most economic ills. They delve into the impact of trade wars on private investment, why Congress should take back its tariff-imposing authority, and how technology is being improperly blamed for job outsourcing and unemployment rates.

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