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Estimates of the Trade and Welfare Effects of NAFTA?

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I am going to construct a complicated mathematical model of the economy, and then I’m going to calibrate it using some actual data, and in the end I will be able to tell everyone how much better or worse off they are given various changes in the economy. And it will be totally and completely true. Trust me, it’s math and therefore science.

Trump’s Economic Ignorance Costing the U.S. Jobs

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Trump’s attempt to fix the balance of trade will almost surely end up leaving us all worse off.

Donald Trump’s Plan to Increase the Trade Deficit

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Yet another example of why Trump and his views on Trade and the economy are contradictory and even incoherent. Not only should Trump be building his Great Trump Wall™ in Mexico he should be furiously working against any and all foreign investment in the U.S.

How to Make Cars

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There are two ways (at least) to have cars in America.

The New Trump Tax

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Yet more incoherent economic policy from the Tweeter in Chief. A border tax will mean that Americans will undoubtedly pay for at least part of the Great Wall of Trump™.

Paul Ryan Breaks With Trump On International Trade Policies

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In a break with President-Elect Trump, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Congress would block any effort to increase tariffs.