Posts Tagged ‘MIT’

Aug
2013
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Free Trade With Low-Income Countries Linked to Depressed Employment, Labor-Force Participation and Wages

  A recent look at free trade agreements by Professor Nancy Folbre explains the ill effects such agreements have on income inequality.  Her piece, “The Free-Trade Blues,” discusses the upcoming Trans-Pacific Partnership and how it will damage an already hurting U.S. manufacturing industry: The A.F.L.-C.I.O. has bitterly complained of...