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Protectionism and "Weak Dollar" Trade Policy

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09/11/2020Christopher E. Baecker

Those who advocate for a "weak dollar" to encourage trade with American firms show how little confidence there is in American industry. Meanwhile, cheapening the dollar punishes savers and ordinary workers.

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Original Article: "Protectionism and "Weak Dollar" Trade Policy​".

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Christopher E. Baecker

Christopher E. Baecker manages fixed assets at Pioneer Energy Services, teaches economics at Northwest Vista College, is a board member of the Institute of Objective Policy Assessment, and is a member of the San Antonio Business & Economics Society. He can be reached via email or Facebook.

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