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The choice : a fable of free trade and protectionism

Author: Russell D Roberts
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A novel on the global economy? Russell Roberts breaks all the rules in this provocative and whimsical look at the key international economic issues facing America and American business. The choice stars the ghost of David Ricardo, a 19th 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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Genre/Form: Verhalen
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Russell D.
Choice.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007
(OCoLC)681712880
Named Person: David Ricardo; David Ricardo; David Ricardo
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell D Roberts
ISBN: 0131433547 9780131433540
OCLC Number: 70839758
Description: xii, 132 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Minutes of the heavenly court: soul of David Ricardo --
The challenge of foreign competition --
The roundabout way to wealth --
Is trade good for America --
Are manufacturing jobs better than service jobs --
Is outsourcing a threat to American prosperity --
Do tariffs protect American jobs --
Tariffs versus quotas --
Road trip --
The case for protection --
Do trade deficits hurt America --
Fair trade versus free trade --
Is globalization good for the poor --
Self-sufficiency is the road to poverty --
The choice --
A final word from David Ricardo.
Responsibility: Russell Roberts.
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A novel on the global economy? Russell Roberts breaks all the rules in this provocative and whimsical look at the key international economic issues facing America and American business. The choice stars the ghost of David Ricardo, a 19th 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 ... This new edition of The Choice has updated data and new and expanded discussions of timely topics."--Cover, p.4.

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