After the withdrawal of the US signature of the TPP by newly elected US President Donald Trump in January 2017, the agreement could not be ratified as requested and did not enter into force. The other countries negotiated a new trade agreement called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which contains most of the provisions of the TPP and entered into force on December 30, 2018. Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Huge Trade Deal Released In a 2018 study on general foreign trade, researchers found that a large majority of adults in the U.S. viewed foreign trade as favorable to U.S. growth and not as a foreign threat.  In the international context, Americans are generally among the least likely to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership and there is a clear partisan divide between the United States. The public supports the trade agreement.  Fredrik Erixon and Matthias Bauer of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) write that Tufts` analysis has such serious flaws « that their results should not be considered reliable or realistic. »  You write that the Tufts model « is, on the whole, an on-demand model that makes no effort to measure the impact of trade on supply, which are the main positive effects of trade liberalization. What is equally problematic is that the model is not designed to assess the impact of trade agreements on trade – in fact, the model is not really appropriate for such an exercise. No business economist, no matter what school of thought he or she comes from, has ever used this model to make estimates of trade. . . .