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The shortsightedness of the “Buy American” clause

Many politicians are proposing that a “Buy American” clause be included in the stimulus package.  This is bad idea.  Protecting American jobs from foreign may seem like a good idea to save jobs.  However, if  “Buy American” bill is passed other countries will institute their own protectionist provisions.  In fact, Brazil may challenge the “Buy […]

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Why Economists support Free Trade

Economist Greg Mankiw reveals the answer in the “Trade: why not?” post on The Free Exchange blog.

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