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Choice : A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism

Choice : A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism - rev edition

Choice : A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780130870520

ISBN10: 0130870528

Choice : A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism by Russell Roberts - ISBN 9780130870520
Edition: REV 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No
Choice : A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism by Russell Roberts - ISBN 9780130870520

ISBN13: 9780130870520

ISBN10: 0130870528

Edition: REV 01

Summary

The choice explores a wide array of global economic issues from tariffs and quotas to the lives of unemployed workers and their children.

This updated and revised edition of THE CHOICE has new data and new discussions of timely topics including:

  • Trade deficits
  • Trade with low-wage nations
  • Environmental issues
  • Labor standards
  • Free trade agreements

Author Bio

Roberts, Russell : Washington University

Russell Roberts is the John M. Olin Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of American Business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining the Center, he taught at the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University, UCLA, Stanford University, and the University of Rochester. He is also the author of The Invisible Heart (MIT Press, 2001).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Minutes of the Heavenly Court: Soul of David Ricardo.
2. The Challenge of Foreign Competition.
3. The Roundabout Way to Wealth.
4. Is Trade Good for America?
5. The New Generation of American Know-How.
6. Do Tariffs Protect American Jobs?
7. Tariffs vs. Quotas.
8. Road Trip.
9. The Case for Protection.
10. Do Trade Deficits Hurt America?
11. Fair Trade vs. Free Trade.
12. Should America Trade Freely with Low-Wage Nations?
13. Self-Sufficiency Is the Road to Poverty.
14. The Choice.
15. A Final Word From David Ricardo.
16. Explanations, Sources, and Further Reading.

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