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A New Deal for Globalization

Authors: Kenneth Scheve, and Matthew J. Slaughter, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization
July/August 2007
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Globalization has brought huge overall benefits, but earnings for most U.S. workers -- even those with college degrees -- have been falling recently; inequality is greater now than at any other time in the last 70 years. Whatever the cause, the result has been a surge in protectionism. To save globalization, policymakers must spread its gains more widely. The best way to do that is by redistributing income.

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