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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 117 of Robert Tollison’s and Thomas Willett’s 1979 paper “Foreign Investment and the Multinational Corporation,” which is chapter 7 of the 1979 collection Tariffs, Quotas & Trade: The Politics of Protectionism:

Although advocates of restricted foreign investment and technology transfers usually state their case in terms of securing national advantages, their actual motivation is often to improve the economic position of one group at the expense of the rest of the population.