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Mad about trade : why Main Street America should embrace globalization

Author: Daniel T Griswold
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Cato Institute, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the benefits of free trade and globalization for middle-class, Main Street Americans exposed to a barrage of negative claims from politicians and commentators such as Lou Dobbs.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel T Griswold
ISBN: 9781935308195 193530819X
OCLC Number: 318421672
Description: xv, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Main Street meets the global economy --
America's consuming interest in trade --
How American workers and families have traded up --
U.S. manufacturing in a global economy : more stuff, better stuff, fewer workers --
America's trade deficit : accounting abstraction or public enemy no. 1? --
Foreign investment : paying dividends for American families --
America in the global economy : strong, free, and open for business --
More like us : the growth of the global middle class --
The protectionist swindle : how trade barriers cheat the poor and the middle class --
A trade agenda for a free people.
Responsibility: Daniel Griswold.

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There are few subjects so important and so misunderstood as the value of international trade to the American public. Dan Griswold does a masterful job explaining these issues in this highly readable Read more...

 
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