5 Reasons that Rosy Predictions About the TPP Are Wrong

Posted by | February 03, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Kenneth Quinnell)

One of the billionaires crusading to cut working people’s Social Security now has his sights set on making the Trans-Pacific Partnership look like a sweet deal. Hint: It’s not.

Pete Peterson’s think tank, Peterson Institute for International Economics, just released a study in January 2016 predicting great economic growth from the TPP. But the PIIE methods are so detached from reality that the conclusions are wrong. Here are the reasons why.

Source: AFL-CIO

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