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The Winningest Losers in the Trade War

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The goal of Trump's tariffs was to win big concessions from foreign governments—suffering short term pain for long term gains in American exports. Instead, other nations have held their ground, meaning that US consumers have been forced to live with higher prices even as US exporters find their market share reduced. Veronique de Rugy urges a change in course in her latest colum for Creators.com.

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The goal of Trump's tariffs was to win big concessions from foreign governments—suffering short term pain for long term gains in American exports. Instead, other nations have held their ground, meaning that US consumers have been forced to live with higher prices even as US exporters find their market share reduced. Veronique de Rugy urges a change in course in her latest colum for Creators.com.

Veronique De Rugy
Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a nationally syndicated columnist. Her primary research interests include the U.S. economy, the federal budget, homeland security, taxation, tax competition, and financial privacy. Her popular weekly charts, published by the Mercatus Center, address economic issues ranging from lessons on creating sustainable economic growth to the implications of government tax and fiscal policies. She has testified numerous times in front of Congress on the effects of fiscal stimulus, debt and deficits, and regulation on the economy.

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