The benefits of free trade have been a cornerstone of economic thought for decades. Recently, though, trade agreements have become the target of a populist backlash, with opposition to trade deals emerging as a key issue in the presidential race. At the same time, new research suggests that trade led to lower wages and higher unemployment for some Americans, particularly middle-class manufacturing workers. We asked Bloomberg View columnists Tyler Cowen and Noah Smith to meet online to debate the pros and cons of trade.
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“Saying he understands the critical role our nation’s agricultural community plays in feeding not only the country, but the world, Donald Trump has announced his new Agricultural Advisory Committee.” The committee is comprised of 64 individuals influential to agriculture. Among those named are names familiar to SCPA including: Rebeckah Adcock[…]Read More »