Tag Archives: Free Trade

First Principles: Tariffs Tend To Increase Prices For the Items Being Protected

“Measures which serve to abridge the free competition of foreign Articles, have a tendency to occasion an enhancement of prices.” – Alexander Hamilton (1791) While the purposes behind the tariffs might be well intended.  The outcome is not very likely … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment