Saturday, February 27, 2016

Readings for March 2

 Hi all,

this week we will be discussion free trade agreements and whether they are good or bad.
Here is the link to the article:
Here is a recommended article (Refresher of the basic econ concepts)
When writing your posts think of the following questions:
1. What are the costs and benefits of free trade agreements?
2. Who benefits? Who loses?
3. What would your ideal free trade agreement look like?
4. What are some impacts of free trade agreements that are not financial?

As a reminder, this week's blog post can be submitted in the form of a song. Bonus points if you're singing it :)

Additional readings:
Regional Free trade Agreements and public health
The High Price of “Free” Trade: U.S. Trade Agreements and Access to MedicinesImpact of free trade (a technical paper but the discussion is interesting) 
Middle class
Example from down under

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