WASHINGTON - A new issue brief from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) examines widely cited studies on the potential gains from the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and finds that they would deliver just 40 cents per person per day in the U.S., and 0.2 euros per person per day in the EU. Supporters of the deal between the U.S.
The trade effects of the TTIP are a side issue in any case. The TTIP
is a corporate supremacy agreement, mislabeled as a “trade agreement”
to distract public attention from its main purpose. (The same is true
of the TPP.)