The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @pwgallagher ever

June 2018

snlester I’m not sure what the governments were thinking about the chances of victory, but most outside observers thought al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hS

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“I am worried I may be getting too heavy. Drinking water would be one way to grow lighter. Eating less would help…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lT

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CatoInstitute A U.S. college education costs 297% more now than it did in 1979. Meanwhile, a Happy Meal costs 40% less.

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Chad Bown & team have done important “instant” analysis of the US & Chinese tariffs that are about to be imp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tZ

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“China’s economic aggression now threatens not only the U.S. economy but also the global economy as a whole”. The W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uC

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Adam Smith, Born Today in 1723, Does Not Approve aier.org/article/adam-s… via @aier [Last Saturday, in fact, but it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EX

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USTRs S301 report on CHN IP “larceny” (ustr.gov/sites/default/…) makes somewhat unconvincing claims about CHN “entra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9G

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samirvarma Everyone interested in fundamental physics should read the new book by Sabine Hossenfelder @skdh (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dw

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“‘Where are they?’ — probably extremely far away, and quite possibly beyond the cosmological horizon and forever un.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F7n

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@samirvarma Yes, it’s the Arrow of Jello problem.

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“Stupid” is not wrong but gets us nowhere. “Mis-calculated”(or “uncalculated”) is much worse b/c this will likely e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fp

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Maybe the best we could hope from the Singapore agreement is that it boosted leadership skepticism in DPRK, too twitter.com/JChengWSJ/stat…

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Everyone wins something from “peace”. But here the cost is high: validation of a new but non-compliant nuclear powe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mL

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That’s it then? Big smiles and fat-jokes? A pact to absolve Kim? Mr Trump has insults for allies but cuddles for di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MW

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“Some White House officials say the historic handshake… may be the singular result.” Ugh! Now WSJ adopts this sil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aQ

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Mr Trump’s “piggy bank that everyone is robbing…” has enjoyed net long-term capital inflows (Treasuries, corporat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1w

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spectatorindex IMAGE: Families of flight MH17 victims place 298 empty seats in front of Russian embassy in the Netherlands

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“‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit,’ Mr. [Boris]Johnson went on. ‘There’d be all sorts of breakdowns, all sort..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8w

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Two things about trade decision-making in the Trump WH. (1) Every big trade decision in my experience emerged after..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pM

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You thought was moving slowly? “The decision on whether to build the first full-length runway in the south-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a7

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@sdonnan Glad to hear this Shawn. Look forward to your work at Bloomberg. Peter

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… by ‘credible demands’, I mean specific requests of the kind found in any trade negotiation: tariffs, administer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uK

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The ‘trade war’ label is premature if CHN is still making offers. Still, USA approach seems incoherent. They know w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xm

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…or to ask the same question another way… Mr Trump wants trade partners to sanction the USA. Should they agree? Ptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…r4rWNQ

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Mr Trump evidently knows nothing of the gains from trade or the role of trade in the US economy. So it’s no surpris..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…75

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@alan_john_moran Fair enough. My answer is “yes it discriminates (no rebate, unreasonable burden, look at the conse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5d

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@alan_john_moran Alan I don’t have a model of the competitive impacts (maybe the PC does?) but I don’t know of any..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N5

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SincDavidson Self-imposed trade sanctions. pic.twitter.com/jTa9l2uEBk

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@alan_john_moran GST on imports is not trade-discrimination. Still, in most cases it’s just a tariff, not part of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cw

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