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Free Trade and Economic Growth
An analysis of the concepts of free trade, protectionism and economic growth.
# 106932 | 1,251 words | 16 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 17, 2008 in Economics (Inflation) , Economics (International) , Economics (National)

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This paper analyzes the basic principle behind free trade between countries. It discusses the purpose of free trade and the aims that it hopes to achieve. The paper then provides an economic analysis using the law of demand and supply in order to explain the rationale behind free trade. In addition, the paper discusses the concept of protectionism and relates it to free trade and growth.

Table of Contents:
Free Trade
Free Trade, Protectionism and Growth

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Merriam Webster Dictionary
  • Gregory Mankiw, n.d. Ch.7 "Macroeconomics" Fifth Edition
  • Fuller, Dan; Geide-Stevenson, 2003, pg.369-387 "Consensus among Economists: Revisited" Journal of Economic Review
  • Mankiw, Gregory, 2006, Outsourcing Redux
  • Krugman, Paul, 1998, 'In Praise of Cheap Labor'

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