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Trump’s “Economics” Team

I’ve not yet carefully studied Trump’s newly announced roster of economic advisors, but I was disappointed, although not surprised, that one of Trump’s new economic advisors is the mercantilist economist Peter Navarro.

Here are Cafe Hayek links to some items on Navarro’s faulty economics.

Navarro is often described as a “trade expert.”  This description is about as accurate as is the description of a faith-healer as a “medical expert” – neither “expert” displays any evidence of understanding the science of the topic on which he is allegedly an expert.