Rhetoric Over: 3-Nation Efforts to Revise NAFTA Begin


Adjunct Professor Matt Gold was quoted in a Boston Herald article about President Trump’s NAFTA renegotiation.

But Matt Gold, a former U.S. trade official who teaches at Fordham University’s School of Law, says robots and competition from China have played a bigger role in wiping out American factory jobs.

“Nothing in the NAFTA renegotiation will bring back that tens of thousands of manufacturing jobs that America lost to automation and to trade with China in the years since we entered into NAFTA,” he says. “While this renegotiation will improve NAFTA, it will be a great disappointment to those who expect the see its impact on their lives.”

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