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Macro, Micro, Minnesota

Macro, Micro, Minnesota analyzes the big stories in the news through the lens of economics. It is written by College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University professor Louis D. Johnston.

Columns of steel are stacked inside the China Steel production factory

Steel dumping decision might be good politics in Minnesota, but it's bad economics

The decision is only a victory for those who think international trade is a zero-sum game.