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Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade

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08/10/2022Tate Fegley

Populists on the right (and left) are claiming that American prosperity came about because of high protective tariffs. But political rhetoric can't replace sound economics.

Original Article: "Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade"

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Tate Fegley is Chair of Business and Economics at Montreat College and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.

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Do Tariffs Create Prosperity? Challenging the Populist Right on Trade