China, trade, and income distribution issues in the U.S.

I will definitely be listening to this on my next long run!

Russ Roberts interviews David Autor on China and labor markets. Scott Sumner has asked a few times why Autor’s work is so important. I think it shows that the economic footprint of China on the West is much larger than we had thought, not that free trade is bad.

Source: Marginal REVOLUTION — Small Steps Toward A Much Better World

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Economist at Santa Clara University and Director of Friends of African Village Libraries.
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