Analysis

Trade Deficits Cost Jobs & Shrink GDP

September 30, 2018 Spencer P Morrison 0

On Monday the Trump administration announced that it would impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods—including many consumer goods which have been exempt until now.  This rate will increase . . .

Analysis

Alex Nowrasteh, a Modern Procrustes

September 29, 2018 Spencer P Morrison 2

Alex Nowrasteh is many things. He is the Cato Institute’s senior immigration policy analyst. He is a self-described “radical” open borders advocate. And he is Tucker Carlson’s punching bag. But most importantly, Alex Nowrasteh is . . .

adam smith on the wealth of nations and tariffs
Analysis

Adam Smith on Tariffs: an Interview

July 28, 2018 Warren Platts 3

Adam Smith, author of An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, considered the arguments made by today’s proponents of unilateral free trade and responded to them in print – more . . .

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