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Want to Reduce the Trade Deficit? Cut Government Spending.

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11/14/2020Tate Fegley

A trade deficit isn't actual evidence that anything is wrong. But if it were, one of the best things to do would be to reduce government spending. Unfortunately, politicians disagree. 

Original Article: "Want to Reduce the Trade Deficit? Cut Government Spending".

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Tate Fegley is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh. Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.

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