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Failing at Free Trade: Why Economists Haven’t Won the Debate

More than 200 years ago, economists like Adam Smith and David Ricardo argued fewer barriers to international trade resulted in greater wealth and economic wellbeing.

 

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As U.S. trade representatives sit down with their Canadian and Mexican counterparts to renegotiate NAFTA, fruit and vegetable farmers in the Southeast have emerged as a staunch component of the anti-free-trade movement. That’s put them at odds with much of the U.S. agriculture industry, which has long been one of the biggest advocates—and[…]

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