Downsizing and outsourcing

Tyler Cow­an has an inter­est­ing sum­ma­ry of a recent book on the loss of man­u­fac­tur­ing labour in the USA bq. The notion of “regres­sion toward a mean” de...

This is encouraging?

There’s been quite a bit of ‘whistling in the dark’ recent­ly about the Doha Round nego­ti­a­tions on agri­cul­ture. Hints and sug­ges­tions of alleged progress...

Kindergarten trade theory

The rhetoric of the out­sourc­ing debate in the USA has nev­er seemed sil­li­er than in this piece from a senior edi­tor of the “Atlantic Monthly(link to the At...

Good news on Quarantine

The Aus­tralian gov­ern­ment has “released(link to DAFF site)”:http://www.affa.gov.au/content/output.cfm?ObjectID=D2C48F86-BA1A-11A1-A2200060B0A03929&contTy...