Protectionism and Free Trade

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Trump's Tariff May End America's Energy Boom

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/20/2018

America's thriving energy sector has boomed in part thanks to inexpensive foreign steel. 

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Trump’s Protectionist Follies Threaten a Trade War

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/06/2018

What America is facing are the illogical trade policies of an economically illiterate president in the White House. 

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Trump's Tariffs Are a Tax on Americans

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog03/05/2018

Employers that rely on aluminum and steel will now have to pay more for those resources, meaning workers will see lower wages and less hiring. 

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Trump's Solar Tariffs Are Bad, but so Are Solar Subsidies

Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and SpendingInterventionism

Blog02/02/2018
The U.S. firms that are the direct “losers” of the new solar tariffs have benefited for years from favorable tax treatment.

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Thanks, Government — Nearly Half of Puerto Rico Is Still without Power

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog01/12/2018
Governments continue to place obstacles in the way of the private-sector people who are inclined to help.

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The Hanseatic League: An "Empire" of Commerce

Decentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

The prosperous League had no coherent political organization, and there was no clearly defined administrative center or a system for raising taxes.

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Christmas Tree Protectionism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/26/2017
Breitbart News wants us to panic because many consumers prefer imported Christmas trees. But why shouldn't the consumers be allowed their freedom?

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The WTO: Useless for Trade, Useful for the State

Protectionism and Free Trade

The WTO’s end seems nearer now, but governments have a few reasons to keep it alive.

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Ideas on Postwar Economic Policy

Protectionism and Free TradeHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog12/07/2017
Mises Institute-Peru presents this English-language version of an article written by Ludwig von Mises that, until now, was only available in Spanish.

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