Saturday, January 20, 2007

Why Econ Teachers Must Try Harder

Bloomberg reports:

Americans Souring on Free Trade Amid Optimism About Economy

41 percent [of Americans] agreed that free trade has hurt the economy, versus 28 percent who said it's helped....Public sentiment on trade has reversed from 10 years ago, when almost 4 in 10 Americans said it helped the economy and 3 in 10 said it hurt.