Trump’s Tariffs Hurt U.S. Jobs but Swayed American Voters, Study Says

February 02, 2024

But the tariffs did incite other countries to impose their own retaliatory tariffs on American products, making them more expensive to sell overseas, and those levies had a negative effect on American jobs, the paper finds. Mr. Dorn said that the American economy was growing strongly during the trade war, which may have influenced voters’ perceptions of the effects that tariffs had. “It is very, very difficult for people to sort of fully isolate why the economy is going well,” Mr. Dorn added. While Mr. Biden has reduced some of the tariffs Mr. Trump put into effect, for example those on Europe, he has kept the China tariffs and other measures in place. The post Trump’s Tariffs Hurt U.S. Jobs but Swayed American Voters, Study Says appeared first on New York Times.