U.S. Tariffs Costs Will Be Borne Primarily by Foreigners

posted by Michael Lewis on June 18, 2018

Found in US, categorized in International Trade and Investment

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FMI rejects arguments from some economists who contend that trade imbalances are exogenous. As long as the U.S. consumes and the rest of the world saves, they argue, there will be a trade imbalance. Not quite.


FMI’s commentary on the economic effects -- and potential benefits -- of Trump’s tariffs.

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Michael Lewis

Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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