The Transatlantic economic relationship is the most complex and valuable interconninental economic relationship in the world. In the past view years the US and the EU have swung from pursuing the worlds most ambitious trade agreement — the Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — to a nascent trade war. This research has been supported by the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence (2014-17) and the Neal Family Chair.
Associated activities and publications
7/6/2022 Scott Brown’s article “The art of the deal? The EU’s strategic adaptation to Trump’s transatlantic trade policy” was published in the Journal of Transatlantic Studies.
10/16/20 Scott Brown’s working paper “The EU’s Strategic Adaptation to Trump’s Transatlantic Trade Policy” (Working Paper GTJMCE-2020-2) was published.
10/10/19 Alasdair Young participated in a panel discussion on “Trade Wars and Trade Talks: A 360° Perspective on US Policy”
9/19/18 Alasdair Young gave a talk on transatlantic trade relations at Princeton University.
Young, Alasdair R., “Intergovernmental Policy Makes Transnational Politics? The Unusually Transnational Politics of TTIP,” Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 30/5-6, 2017, 527-548.
Young, Alasdair R. The New Politics of Trade: Lessons from TTIP Agenda Publishing, 2017.
3 Nov. 2017 Alasdair Young participated in a workshop on “What is the Future of International Trade?” at the University of Denver.
22-23 June 2017 Alasdair Young presented a paper on ‘Trade Policy in a Changing EU and an Uncertain World,’ to the ‘Jean Monnet Fellowship Programme @ 25’ Alumni Conference, European University Institute.
6 May 2017 Alasdair Young discussed trade policy as part of a plenary panel on “Transatlantic Relations in Troubled Times” at the 15th Biennial International Conference of the European Union Studies Association, Miami, FL, 4-6 May 2017.
5 May 2017 Vicki Birchfield presented her paper “Deep Integration and the Emergence of a Transatlantic Agora?” at the 15th Biennial International Conference of the European Union Studies Association, Miami, FL, 4-6 May 2017.
3 May 2017 Alasdair Young participated in a Virtual Briefing on “Transatlantic Relations after the First 100 Days”.
17 Feb. 2017 Alasdair Young discussed the demise of TTIP at a workshop at Florida International University.
29-30 Apr. 2016 Jean Monnet Workshop on “21st Century Trade Politics: TTIP as a Test Case?”.
23 Mar. 2016 Alasdair Young’s article “Not your parents’ trade politics: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations,” was published on line in the Review of International Political Economy. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09692290.2016.1150316.
4-5 Feb. 2016 Alasdair Young presented ‘Intergovernmental Policy Makes Transnational Politics? The Distinctive Politics of the TTIP Negotiations’ to the ‘Transnational Relations and the Transatlantic Relationship’ Workshop, Georgetown University.
29 Oct. 2015 Alasdair Young‘s invited contributed to an e-debate organized by Garaint Davies (MP) on British parliamentary oversight of the TTIP negotiations was posted .
2 Oct. 2015 Vicki Birchfield‘s working paper, “Negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Comparing U.S. and EU Motivations, Oppositions and Public Opinion.” Working Paper GTJMCE 2015-2 published.
29 Sep. 2015 Alasdair Young participated in a ‘TTIP Experts Roundtable’ for U.S. government officials organized by CENTRA Technology.
June 2015 Alasdair Young‘s article “The Distinctive Politics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations,” published in the EU Political Economy Bulletin.
18 May 2015 Alasdair Young gave an invited talk on the ‘Distinctive Politics of TTIP’ at the U.S. Department of State on to twenty foreign-service officers.
21 Apr. 2015 Alasdair Young participated in a World Affairs Council Roundtable Discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with EU Ambassador David O’Sullivan
27 Mar. 2015 Alasdair Young participated in a US Commercial Service Roundtable Discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
17 Mar. 2015 Alasdair Young gave an invited talk (via video link) on ‘The 21st Century Politics of TTIP,’ to the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at University of Dundee.
5-7 Mar. 2015 Alasdair Young presented a paper on “TTIP as 21st Century Trade Politics,” at the European Union Studies Association Conference in Boston.
26 Jan. 2015 Alasdair Young gave an invited talk on “Agriculture: Still a stumbling block?” to the “Convergence and Divergence in Mega-Regional Trade and Investment Agreements” Workshop, American University.
7 Mar. 2014 EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht spoke about The transatlantic trade and investment partnership: potential benefits for Georgia and the Southeast. The talk was organized with the World Affairs Council, the EU Delegation in Washington, DC and the Greek Consulate of Atlanta.
20 Feb. 2014 Alasdair Young spoke on ‘The Promise and Potential Pitfalls of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,’ Atlanta Council on International Relations.
7 Nov. 2013 Alasdair Young spoke on ‘The Promise and Potential Pitfalls of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,’ at the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, 7 November 2013.
25 Oct. 2013 Alasdair Young participated in a Roundtable on “The transatlantic trade and investment partnership: Impacts on the US Southeast.” France-Atlanta at the Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter.