Ep. 27 Is Free Trade Good or Bad?
Krugman discusses how economists should respond to the growth in sympathy for protectionism. Along the way, his Keynesian assumptions lead him to oddball conclusions. Bob and Tom also spend some time explaining the classical case for free trade and discussing whether that case has been vitiated in light of modern conditions.
“Trade and Tribulation” (March 11, 2016)
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Sara Young, a mom of 7 who figured out how to earn an income as an Amazon affiliate so she could stay home with her kids, held a webinar with Tom this week on the right strategy to follow. That webinar comes down this Sunday, March 20, so check out the replay by clicking here.
“Krugman Falls into the Keynesian Accounting Trap,” by Bob Murphy
“Free Trade and Factor Mobility,” by Bob Murphy
“Capital Exports and Free Trade,” by Jörg Guido Hülsmann
“The Petition of the Candlemakers,” by Frederic Bastiat
Ep. 26 Trump, China, Trade, and Currency Manipulation: It’s All Here
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