Free trade and tariffs—an uneasy mix
Paul Gomme ()
Economic Commentary, 2002, issue Sep
When U.S. steel corporations began declaring bankruptcy and laying off thousands of workers, tariffs on foreign steel seemed a reasonable way of preventing further damage to the industry. But why do most economists favor free trade?
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