“No Big Deal” says Krugman

Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Cathleen Cimino, 17 March 2014



In a “man bites dog” column for the New York Times (February 27th), Paul Krugman, a self-proclaimed free trader, declared that the Trans-Pacific Partnership is “No Big Deal”. With free traders like this, who needs protectionists?

Equally disturbing as his headline, were the dubious justifications offered by Princeton’s Nobel Laureate.

Topics: Global governance, International trade
Tags: globalization, trade liberalization, Trans-Pacific Partnership

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