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Boeing vs. Bombardier

Pierre Lemiuex
September 4, 2017

We often hear that companies in other countries charge U.S. consumers unfairly low prices. In response, the U.S. government often imposes "antidumping duties" and "countervailing duties." Have you ever wondered what those terms mean and what economists think of such policies? In this month's Econlib Feature Article, economist Pierre Lemieux explains them clearly. He also uses a recent controversy about airplane manufacturers to point out that such policies hurt American consumers and belong in the dustbin of history.
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Arnold Kling

Bobos' Paradise Lost?

Arnold Kling
September 4, 2017
Almost twenty years ago, David Brooks coined the term "bobos" in his mock anthropological analysis of the American cultural elite. In light of the most recent U.S. election, Arnold Kling revisits Brooks's classic, arguing the current administration illustrates the unforeseen blowback against the bobos' hegemony.
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THINKING STRAIGHT

Anthony de Jasay

For a Better Life in the Currency Union

Anthony de Jasay
September 4, 2017
Has the Maastricht treaty hamstrung the nations of the European Union, plunging them into a vicious fiscal circle? Anthony de Jasay thinks that may be so. And while there may be alternatives, they may be unpopular.
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