Archive for June 19th, 2016

On the Old Topic of Political Economy: Free Trade or Protectionism?

On the Old Topic of Political Economy: Free Trade or Protectionism?

When we talk about Industrial protectionism, it is common to think of underdeveloped countries and, in particular, Latin American countries during the period of import-substitution industrialization. However, there are other historical cases of interest.  For example, during the second half of the 19th century, trade policy in the United StatesRead More