In year three of the Trump Administration, with a U.S. election looming in November 2020, and a slowing economy and a growing trade war with China, Americans lament the direction of their country but remain fairly positive about President Trump's handling of economic issues. But such sentiment is increasingly polarized, suggesting politics, not underlying fundamentals, will drive the policy debate in the months ahead.
- 会场：RIETI国际会议室（东京都千代田区霞关1-3-1 经济产业省别馆11层）
- 演讲者：Bruce STOKES（Non-resident fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States / Associate, Chatham House）
Mr. Bruce Stokes is the former director of global economic attitudes at the Pew Research Center. He is a non-resident fellow the German Marshall Fund of the United States and an associate at Chatham House. For 23 years he was the international economics reporter for the National Journal, a Washington-based public policy magazine and a regular contributor to Foresight Magazine in Japan. He was also a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he is now a member and where he published, among other things, the first study advocating a free trade agreement between the United States and Japan. In 1987 and again in 1989, Mr. Stokes was a Japan Society Fellow, living in and reporting from Japan. In 1997, he was a member of President Clinton's Commission on United States-Pacific Trade and Investment Policy and he wrote its final report Building American Prosperity in the 21st Century.
- 主持人：Willem THORBECKE（RIETI高级研究员）