Jagdish Bhagwati – Free Trade Today

Jagdish Bhagwati – Free Trade Today

Another lecture collection, and a sequel of sorts to Protectionism. His arguments against two current fashions in protectionism—adding trade-unrelated labor and environmental standards to trade agreements, and weaponizing trade barriers to advance other trade-unrelated causes—are needed now more than ever now that a protectionist administration is in power. And his caution against the complexity of today’s thicket of preferential trade agreements has proven prophetic.

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