Freeman Article #23 – “The Balance of Trade Deficit Requires Government Action”Lawrence W. Reed Sep 19, 2014
No trades are deemed as anything but “favorable” by those engaged in the trading, so how can anyone add all those trades up and arrive at something “unfavorable”?
Freeman Article Help for the Downtrodden Corporate Exporter
The Export-Import BankSheldon Richman Nov 12, 2010
The Ex-Im Bank grows out of the mercantilist belief that the wealth of nations is determined by a "favorable balance of trade." Therefore the level of exports is crucial and government promotion is paramount. All balderdash, of course.
Freeman Article How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present
Capitalism Solves Problems and Enriches the Working ClassRobert Batemarco Jul 13, 2010
Freeman Article Mr. President, Meet Mr. Smith
Presidential Candidates Could Learn Much from Adam SmithLawrence W. Reed Dec 1, 2008
Since it’s obviously possible for people to reach the pinnacle of politics without seeming to know much about either economics or Smith, perhaps we’re overdue for a little reminder about both.
Freeman Article Commerce, Markets, and Peace: Richard Cobden's Enduring Lessons
Free Trade Is the Great PanaceaEdward Stringham Oct 1, 2008
Freeman Article Full Context
The Centrist Corporate State Threatens Our LibertySheldon Richman Apr 1, 2006