Ron Hira

Ron Hira is an associate professor of political science at Howard University, a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute, and author of Outsourcing America, one of the first books to examine the offshoring of high-wage jobs and industries.

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Freer Trade Isn’t Always Better Share This

Mar 30, 2022

Oren Cass takes on the entrenched belief held by the U.S. economics profession that countries should always pursue a policy of free trade. He argues that Smith and Ricardo have been misunderstood for generations because their key assumptions around capital mobility were omitted as the arguments were passed down. The results have been disastrous. I […]

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