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The True Costs of Subsidies War with China

Adam S. Posen | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 07/19/2023

Despite the Biden Administration’s adoption of the EU’s ‘de-risking’ term, and admitting the infeasibility of truly decoupling, they are still trying to divide major parts of the world economy, including…

Free Trade: the Strongest Spell Against Economic Decline

Glen Hodgson, Brooke Medina | RealClearWire | 02/22/2023

In J.K. Rowling’s novel “Harry Potter and the So...


William Reinsch | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 11/01/2021

Subsidies are not a new issue. The first U.S. countervailing duty law was ...

The United States Takes a New Look at Industrial Subsidies

Gilbert Kaplan | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 09/27/2021

It has long been a key par...

Subsidies and Misplaced Shipbuilding Nostalgia

Colin Grabow | Cato Institute | 09/02/2021

Reading some of the commentary, one could be forgiven for believing that...

Donald Boudreaux and Douglas Irwin on Free-Trade Tips From 1846

Donald J. Boudreaux, Douglas A. Irwin | The Economist | 06/25/2021

In the novel “The Mayor of Cas...

Four Facts about Soaring Consumer Food Prices

Christian Bogmans, Andrea Pescatori, Ervin Prifti | International Monetary Fund | 06/24/2021

Rising world food pri...


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