The return of economic nationalism

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Author(s) The Economist editorial board
Source The Economist
Date February 5, 2009
Quotes-start.png "True, everybody sensible scoffs at Reed Smoot and Willis Hawley, the lawmakers who in 1930 exacerbated the Depression by raising American tariffs. But reasonable people opposed them at the time, and failed to stop them: 1,028 economists petitioned against their bill." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act's "Buy American" provisions should be removed on the topic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.