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June 17, 2019

Tariffs and Middle East Tensions (Audio: Interview)

On WBOB's Ed Dean Show, IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the stability of oil prices despite Iranian provocations in the Mideast, and how tariffs are taxes and drive up the cost of goods. 

June 14, 2019

Why There's No Panic at the Pump Amid Mideast Tensions (Audio: Interview)

Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Brian Estridge and Hal Jay on Dallas-Fort Worth's WBAP Morning News to discuss the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and how the Mideast unrest is having little to no impact on the world's energy markets. 

June 3, 2019

Trump's Mexican Tariffs (Audio: Interview)

Guest hosting 660 AM – The Answer’s Mark Davis Show, IPI board member Wade Emmert interviews IPI president Tom Giovanetti on President Trump’s threats to levy tariffs on Mexican imports over the state of the border.

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. 

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