Pro-Free-Trade Views

The following are various writings that are broadly "pro-free-trade," in the sense of being in favor of various aspects of international economic integration. For other views, return to the ACIT home page.

Bhagwati, Jagdish and T.N. Srinivasan, "Trade and Poverty in the Poor Countries", December 2001.
Back to School poster, 2001.
Bhagwati, Jagdish, "Break the Link Between Trade and Labour" Financial Times, August 29, 2001.
Friedman, Thomas L., "Protesting for Whom?" New York Times, April 24, 2001.
Drezner, Daniel W., "Bottom Feeders," Foreign Policy, Nov/Dec 2000.
Kristof, Nicholas D. and Sheryl Wudunn, "Two Cheers for Sweatshops," NY Times Magazine, September 24, 2000.
Barkey, Michael B. "Globalization, Social Justice and the Plight of the Poor," Commentary, The Acton Institute, August 2000.
Lim, Linda, "My factory visits in Southeast Asia and UM code and monitoring," memo, september 6, 2000.
Knight, Philip, "A Forum for Improving Globalisation," Financial Times, August 1, 2000.
Friedman, Thomas, "Knight Is Right," New York Times, June 20, 2000.
Lim, Linda, "Summary of Sweatshop Discussion," from Global Summer Business Institute, University of Michigan Business School, May 2000.
"Assessing Globalization," World Bank Briefing Papers, April, 2000. (Includes "What Is Globalization?" "Does More International Trade Openness Increase World Poverty?" "Does More International Trade Openness Worsen Inequality?" "Is Globalization Causing A 'Race To The Bottom' In Environmental Standards?")
"Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?" IMF Issues Brief, April 12, 2000.
Ben David, Nordstrom, and Winters, "Trade, Income Disparity and Poverty" WTO Special Studies No. 5, March, 2000.

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