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The choice : a fable of free trade and protectionism

Author: Russell D Roberts
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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A novel on the global economy? [The author] breaks all the rules in this provocative and whimsical look at the key international economic issues facing America and American business. [This book] stars the ghost of David Ricardo, a nineteenth-century economist. To get his wings he must persuade the CEO of an American television manufacturing company that imports are good for America, even if they destroy the domestic  Read more...
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Named Person: David Ricardo; David Ricardo
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Russell D Roberts
OCLC Number: 51110966
Notes: Originally published: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2001. Updated and rev.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Minutes of the heavenly court, soul of David Ricardo --
Challenge of foreign competition --
Roundabout way to wealth --
Is trade good for America? --
New generation of American know-how --
Do tariffs protect America jobs? --
Tariffs versus quotas --
Road trip --
Case for protection --
Do trade deficits hurt America --
Fair trade versus free trade --
Should America trade freely with low-wage nations? --
Self-sufficiency is the road to poverty --
Choice --
Final word from David Ricardo --
Explanations, sources, and further reading.
Responsibility: Russell D. Roberts.

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A novel on the global economy? [The author] breaks all the rules in this provocative and whimsical look at the key international economic issues facing America and American business. [This book] stars the ghost of David Ricardo, a nineteenth-century economist. To get his wings he must persuade the CEO of an American television manufacturing company that imports are good for America, even if they destroy the domestic television industry. Free of economic jargon, [the book] gives the reader a new perspective on how international trade affects business and our daily lives. [The book] explores a wide array of global economic issues from tariffs and quotas to the lives of unemployed workers and their children.-Back cover.

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