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Blaming Free Trade Alone Ignores Deeper Systemic Issues

Arguments that free trade agreements, including recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), cause more harm than good are based on limited information and extensive rhetoric. Consequently, the real challenges plaguing the United States are overlooked. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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Comment on WSJ Article: Japan’s African Investment: Off Target?

Today’s Wall Street Journal discusses the tensions at Monday’s Tokyo International Conference on African Development (click here for the actual article). While the progress on Japanese-African economic relations were highlighted, the unequal distribution of benefits from this relationship also received attention. … Continue reading

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Economy and jobs top issues among voters: all the more reason to pay attention to international trade

Do not forget to watch tonight’s debate at 9 p.m. EST.   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License

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