Trade Policy of a Free Society

Capital University Law Review 19(2): 301-41 (1990)

Prace Z Zakresu Ekonomii Politycznej I Historii Mysli Ekonomicznej (Works on Political Economy and the History of Economic Thought), Akademia Ekonomiczna W Krakowie Zeszyty Naukowe Nr. 389 (Cracow Academy of Economics Scientific Book Number 389), Cracow, Poland: Cracow Academy of Economics (1992)

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: 1990

Abstract

This paper examines the various arguments that have been put forth in favor of protectionism, from both an accounting and philosophical perspective. The author concludes that arguments against free trade are based on faulty premises, illogical reasoning or incorrect facts. Part 2. This paper was published in Capital University Law Review 19(2): 301-41 (1990). Reprinted in Prace Z Zakresu Ekonomii Politycznej I Historii Mysli Ekonomicznej (Works on Political Economy and the History of Economic Thought), Akademia Ekonomiczna W Krakowie Zeszyty Naukowe Nr. 389 (Cracow Academy of Economics Scientific Book Number 389), Cracow, Poland: Cracow Academy of Economics, 1992, pp. 87-127.

Keywords: Bastiat, breathing room, contract rights, imports, fair trade, free trade, infant industry, national defense, property rights, protectionism, rent seeking, trade, trade deficits, voluntary restraint

JEL Classification: F1, F13, F16, F52, F6, D72, J65, L52, L61, L62, M4, O24, O51, O52, O53, P14

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., Trade Policy of a Free Society (1990). Capital University Law Review 19(2): 301-41 (1990), Prace Z Zakresu Ekonomii Politycznej I Historii Mysli Ekonomicznej (Works on Political Economy and the History of Economic Thought), Akademia Ekonomiczna W Krakowie Zeszyty Naukowe Nr. 389 (Cracow Academy of Economics Scientific Book Number 389), Cracow, Poland: Cracow Academy of Economics (1992), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2848054

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