Is the Productivity of American Workers Overstated?

by Don Boudreaux on March 6, 2010

in Data, Myths and Fallacies, Trade

Quiz time.  Read this op-ed, by Alan Tonelson and Kevin Kearns, that appears in today’s New York Times and explain how the authors’ understanding of productivity is confused – and fatally so for their case for higher tariffs.  (I’ve already sent my answer to the NYT in the form of a letter-to-the-editor.)


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