This month’s Business Conditions Monthly includes a section about free trade and President-Elect Donald Trump. It discusses his leverage to make changes to existing free trade deals, and the consequences of pulling out of them altogether. The piece also discusses the causes of the decrease in manufacturing in this country, and why limiting imports would be a mixed blessing for U.S. manufacturers.
According to the essay: “In considering potential outcomes of the new president’s trade policies, it is useful to review how and why free trade can benefit the country while harming a smaller group of its citizens.”
You can see the essay here.