Why Trade Deals Don't Get More Public Support
Why trade deals don't get more public support, by Mark Thoma: Although President Obama supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, he's running into resistance from many progressives. Why are they opposed to a deal that negotiators have worked on for years, includes the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations (but not yet China) and accounts for 40 percent of the global economy? ...
Update: See also Americans Get Free Trade's Dark Side - Noah Smith.
Posted by Mark Thoma on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 07:44 AM in Economics, International Trade, MoneyWatch, Social Insurance |
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