Edward Alden’s Bio

Edward Alden specializes in U.S. economic competitiveness, trade, and immigration policy at the Council on Fore­­­ign Relations, where he is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow. He is the author of Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy (2016). He was previously a reporter, covering the NAFTA and WTO negotiations for Inside US Trade, and the George W. Bush administration’s trade policy for the Financial Times.