Right On Trade

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Author(s) Investor's Business Daily editorial board
Source Investor's Business Daily
Date February 4, 2009
URL http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=318641908142271
Quotes-start.png "Countries enacted trade barriers as their economies began to crumble in an attempt to protect themselves. By shutting down trade, an indispensable element in creating wealth, they made the Depression worse. In fact, economist Alan Reynolds showed 30 years ago that protectionism not only drew out the misery, it helped set off the decline." Quotes-end.png

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