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Bonus quotation of the day on the silver lining of trade disputes….. – Publications – AEI

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AEI Bonus quotation of the day on the silver lining of trade disputes….. …. is from James Freeman’s article in the Wall Street Journal “Trump’s Ruining Tariffs for Everybody“: There are many negative consequences to President Donald Trump’s tariffs, but one benefit is that they are finally teaching Democrats about tax incidence. Motivated by their hatred of our duly-elected President, a number of party leaders have lately discovered that even if an import tax is formally paid by a business, workers and consumers suffer, too. Perhaps the pols will now also consider the broad economic pain that results from high tax rates on corporate and personal income. Bonus quotation of the day on the silver lining of trade disputes….. Mark Perry

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Bonus quotation of the day on the silver lining of trade disputes…..

…. is from James Freeman’s article in the Wall Street JournalTrump’s Ruining Tariffs for Everybody“:

There are many negative consequences to President Donald Trump’s tariffs, but one benefit is that they are finally teaching Democrats about tax incidence. Motivated by their hatred of our duly-elected President, a number of party leaders have lately discovered that even if an import tax is formally paid by a business, workers and consumers suffer, too. Perhaps the pols will now also consider the broad economic pain that results from high tax rates on corporate and personal income.

Bonus quotation of the day on the silver lining of trade disputes…..
Mark Perry

Mark Perry
Mark J. Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan’s Flint campus. He is best known as the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem. At AEI, Perry writes about economic and financial issues for American.com and the AEIdeas blog.

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