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Choice A Fable of Free Trade and Protection

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ISBN-10: 0131433547

ISBN-13: 9780131433540

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Russell D. Roberts

List price: $33.32
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Written as a novel, the book makes the complex concepts, issues and terminology of international trade understandable for students.nbsp; Professors complain that their students cannot grasp the nature of how some economic tools are used or how they work in life.nbsp; This novel bridges the gap of concepts with applications by use of a fictional story. nbsp; David Ricardo comes to life to discuss international trade theory and policy with Ed Johnson, a fictional American television manufacturer seeking trade protection from television manufacturers. Their dialogue is a sophisticated, rigorous discussion of virtually every major issue in trade theory and policy. To illustrate the positive…    
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Book details

List price: $33.32
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Minutes of the heavenly court : soul of David Ricardo
The challenge of foreign competition
The roundabout way to wealth
Is trade good for America?
Are manufacturing jobs better than service jobs?
Is outsourcing a threat to American prosperity?
Do tariffs protect American jobs?
Tariffs versus quotas
Road trip
The case for protection
Do trade deficits hurt America?
Fair trade versus free trade
Is globalization good for the poor?
Self-sufficiency is the road to poverty
The choice
A final word from David Ricardo
Explanations, sources, and additional reading