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Social Media: Economics: International Trade

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Worried by rising oil prices, the rich world's has called on OPEC to raise oil production. With only Saudia Arabia benefiting from increased production will the cartel oblige? A discussion on the po... Read More...

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Drifting Apart or Growing Together? The Primacy of the Transatlantic Economy
Study looks at the fundamentals of the transatlantic community and argues that the Europe and America can't afford a break in the alliance due to the intense transatlantic integration. By Joseph P. Qu... Read More...

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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...

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Free trade, like sunlight, is a necessity
Protectionism is in vogue even among American voters. Carlos Alberto Montaner explains. (Firmas Press, 04/04/2004) Read More...

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Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Once again, a sweeping "free trade" agreement is in the works that puts commercial interests above all other values. (Global Exchange, 03/12/2004) Read More...

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Transatlantic tiff
Tarrifs, anti-dumping laws, and hormone treated beef are all signs of rising transatlantic tensions. (The Economist, 3/4/2004). Read More...

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The World Bank and IMF at sixty: plus ├ža change?
Of the ten elements which made up the original 'Washington Consensus', three have been both most aggressively pursued and most strongly opposed. Have the Bank and Fund changed their attitudes to liber... Read More...

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Foreign Investment Creates Jobs in America
With the furor over call centers in India and threats of trade tariffs abroad, a new study by the Business Roundtable strongly warns against U.S. economic isolation. (National Center for Policy Analys... Read More...

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A New Global Balance
The address by James D. Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank Group, to the board of governs in Dubai. The event was part of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. By James D. Wolfensohn... Read More...

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Greenspan warns on trade barriers
Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan warns that erecting trade barriers to stanch the flow of jobs overseas would eventually damage the US economy, stifling the innovation and competitive spirit th... Read More...

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Plunder and Profit
The IMF and World Bank continue to push privatization, in spite of its massive failures. By David Moberg. (In These Times, 3/4/2004) Read More...

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Don't Cry for Cancun
Despite the dramatic collapse of the recent trade talks in Cancun, things aren't nearly as bad as they seem. By Jagdish N. Bhagwati. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...

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Mexico at an Impasse
Three years into Mexico's democratic revolution, few of its hopes have been realized: the political system is gridlocked, the economy is stagnant, and relations with the United States are deterioratin... Read More...

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The Reluctant Partner
Growing differences over trade and foreign policy threaten to upset the delicate balance in U.S.-Brazil relations. By Peter Hakim. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...

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North America's Second Decade
In just ten years, NAFTA has created the world's most formidable free trade area. The United States, Mexico, and Canada have many common interests; they need to pursue them in common ways. By Robert A... Read More...

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Candidates' replay of NAFTA debate misleads wary voters
NAFTA-bashing overstates the pact's impact on U.S. job losses during the 2001 recession and also ignores the economic benefits to American workers provided by NAFTA and world trade generally. (USA Tod... Read More...

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There's no realistic alternative to globalization
International growth abroad present opportunities for Canadians. The focus needs to be on successful globalization, not a narrow globalization captured and manipulated by neo-conservative ideologues. ... Read More...

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The New American Century
New Imperialism is already upon us. It's a remodeled, streamlined version of what we once knew. For the first time in history, a single empire with an arsenal of weapons that could obliterate the worl... Read More...

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World Bank's Wolfensohn Criticizes Bilateral Trade Agreements
Bilateral trade agreements could impede multilateral trade agreements and hurt international trade. (Bloomberg, 2/23/2004) Read More...

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EconPapers provides access to RePEc, the worlds largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software. Read More...

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Where the Jobs Went
Alan Reynolds pokes holes in the idea that outourcing solely to blame for job losses in manufacturing and IT fields. By Alan Reynolds. (Cato Institute, 2/16/2004) Read More...

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Outsourcing Good For U.S. and World Economies
Outsourcing not only cuts costs and benefits developing foreign economies, but it allows many high paid US workers to keep their jobs. By Bruce Bartlett. (National Center for Policy Analysis, 2/4/2004... Read More...

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OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
The OECD groups 30 member countries sharing a commitment to democratic government and the market economy. Best known for its publications and its statistics. Read More...

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Ties That Bind
Shallow links based on trade have given way to deeper ties between the U.S. and China, characterized by rising U.S. foreign direct investment and sales by U.S. foreign affiliates in China. By Joseph P... Read More...

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Bush Cuts Steel Tariffs, Declares Victory
By Dan Ackman (Forbes, 12/05/03)

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U.S. Steel Tariffs
US tariffs on imported steel, imposed by the Bush administration, have been found illegal by the WTO. Mark Tran explains their history. (Guardian Unlimited, 11/11/2003) Read More...

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U.S.-Russia Summit Priorities: The Strategic Framework, a Nuclear Arms Agreement, and Trade
Summit framework could lay the foundation for a new 21st century security architecture while facilitating Russia's integration into the European-North Atlantic security and economic environment. (Her... Read More...

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Russia and the Axis of Evil: Money, Ambition, and U.S. Interests
Russia is more concerned today about the threat of Islamist terrorism than most Western European governments, thus providing the window for a strategic relationship. The Bush Administration should gi... Read More...

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