Number of jobs eliminated by U.S. goods trade deficit with TPP countries, 2015

Direct + indirect jobs 1,266,100
Direct jobs 418,900
Indirect jobs 847,200
Respending jobs 759,700
Total jobs lost 2,025,800

Source:  Authors’ analysis of Bivens (2014), U.S. Census Bureau (2013), U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC 2016), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS 2016a and 2016b), and BLS Employment Projections program (BLS-EP 2014a, 2014b, and 2015). For a more detailed explanation of data sources and computations, see the appendix.

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