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Daily Archives: March 18th, 2011

When Cheap Doohickeys Are the Ultimate End of International Trade

  THOMAS F. BERTONNEAU writes:  A number of the reader comments in the post on free trade struck me as clear-sighted. Take, for example, this one:  “[T]he U.S. and other Western countries are importing goods from other countries that are cheaper than we can produce not because of any natural comparative advantage, but because those countries do […]