For The Economist on How Tariffs are Ineffective and Counterproductive

G. Elliott Morris

Jan. 15, 2019

Tags: The Economist Economics Trade



Protectionist trade policies typically serve to decrease economics output, decrease labor productivity, and have null effects on the trade balance.

“Daily chart | Tariffs are ineffective as well as counterproductive | A new study finds that they fail to reduce trade deficits”