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New Data Show the Trade War’s Mounting Costs

– July 29, 2019

New data show the trade war initiated last year by the United States is costing the global economy dearly.

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This Silly Study on Trade Is Not from the Onion

– July 28, 2019

The Coalition for a Prosperous America writes as if tariffs will miraculously cause the workers and resources necessary to perform all this new production to materialize out of thin air – a proposition that causes one to laugh as one does when reading The Onion.

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chinaip

Do Allegations of Intellectual-Property Theft Justify Protective Tariffs?

– July 22, 2019

To trust the U.S. government to impose tariffs at home as it acts as an enforcer for private companies that choose to operate abroad is a recipe for cronyism costumed as ethical law enforcement.

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USwomenssccer

To Help Women, Should We Boycott Women’s Soccer?

– July 14, 2019

Let’s just try a mental experiment. Let’s regard the players on the team as some seem to regard themselves, exploited and underpaid. The same claims are made for many people around the world. The commonly proposed solution is the boycott.

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Speak Not of Trade Deficits But Goods Surpluses (Video)

– July 12, 2019

Edward Stringham addresses the trade war and the mistaken notion of the trade deficit, speaking on BBC. 

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tarifftax

Tariffs Have Not Been Paid by China; They Have Not Raised Revenue on Net

– July 11, 2019

Let us at least learn from the real-time history and experiment in process right now. Let us look at the facts and compare them with the promised results.

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globalprosperity

Freer Trade and Economic Growth: Evidence of the Relationship

– July 3, 2019

Even if the reduction of trade barriers accounts for only a small part of the observed increase in growth, the cumulative gains from reform appear to be substantial.

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homebuilder

A Protectionist Is Someone Who…

– July 1, 2019

A protectionist cannot adequately explain why each and every household in the world does not itself literally build its own home.

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Who Pays the Tariffs (Video of Ed Stringham on Cheddar)

– June 27, 2019

Is Trump engaged in a high-stakes game to bring about freer trade with China, or just looking for a way to justify the tariffs that he claims have revived American manufacturing?

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Protectionists in Plunderland and Wonderland

– June 24, 2019

The Wonderland of sincere protectionists is truly a crackpot unreality.

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