Fuller Bellies With Freer Trade

by Don Boudreaux on April 28, 2008

in Hunger, Trade

My GMU colleague (and, of course, Marginal Revolution‘s own) Tyler Cowen explains, in yesterday’s edition of the New York Times, how freer trade could fill the world’s rice bowl.

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lowcountryjoe April 28, 2008 at 9:27 am

Instead, some Asian countries are engaging in price controls and are forbidding their rice producers from exporting. Go figure!

colson April 28, 2008 at 10:28 am

Watch out – I'm sure Naomi Klein will be crawling out of the gutter to comment on Cowen's story and somehow link Friedman to the disaster….

vidyohs April 28, 2008 at 10:40 am

Imagine our nation's import/export decided by people like Lou Dobbs.

Ooops, I forgot, it is.

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