Mad About Trade

Mad About Trade

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If you look at where nearly all of the clothes in your closet were manufactured, as Dan Griswold does at the opening of Mad about Trade, the picture is clear. China, Canada, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Peru, Korea, Egypt, India, Mexico, Thailand, and morea€”a United Nations of pants, shirts, ties, and jackets. In every sense of the word, trade suits us exceedingly well. Politicians and pundits can rage against free trade and globalization, but much of what they convey is myth. Griswold embraces the global marketplace and shows how free trade is the American familya€™s best friend a€“ but, ita€™s not just about better and cheaper goods. As Griswold compellingly details, over the past three decades trade and an open global economy have created a more prosperous, democratic, and peaceful world. Before you accept what you hear on cable TV and talk radio, consider the real story of Americaa€™s growing integration in the world economy presented in Mad about Trade. This book is a must-read for every American who wonders where we are all headed in this more open world of ours.See savings, domestic Dorgan, Byron, 21, 47, 56a€”57, 68, 132 Dragasanu, Raluca, 127 Dubai Ports World, 97a€”98 Fishman, Charles, ... share, 69a€”70, 69f total employment considerations, 28a€”31 trade and jobs debate, 27a€”31 U.S. multinationals, 100a€”104, 102f, 103t ... 167a€”68 exchangea€”rate policies, 21a€”22 , 76a€”77 Export Enhancement Program, 168 Exporta€”Import Bank, 167a€”68 Exportinganbsp;...

Title:Mad About Trade
Author:Daniel Griswold
Publisher:Cato Institute - 2009-11-01


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