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The choice : a fable of free trade and protectionism

Author: Russell D Roberts
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©1994.
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Through the use of allegory and satire, this text provides an exposition of the law of comparative advantage, an economic law applicable to all trading nations. In the fable, the ghost of David Ricardo provides an entertaining look at the choice between free trade and protectionism.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Russell D.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice Hall, ©1994
Named Person: David Ricardo; David Ricardo; David Ricardo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell D Roberts
ISBN: 0132883414 9780132883412 0130830089 9780130830081
OCLC Number: 29357777
Description: xi, 114 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Minutes of the heavenly court: soul of David Ricardo --
The challenge of foreign competition --
The roundabout way to wealth --
Is Japan winning the economic war? --
Do imports cost America jobs? --
The new generation of American know-how --
Do tariffs protect American jobs? --
Tariffs vs. quotas --
Road Trip --
The case for protection --
Fair trade vs. free trade --
Self-sufficiency is the road to poverty --
The choice --
A final word from David Ricardo --
Explanations and further reading.
Responsibility: Russell D. Roberts.


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