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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.

Yet more evidence that trying to prop up industries won't work

Yet more evidence that trying to prop up industries won't work

A new paper estimates that the net number of jobs lost in the United States from 1999 to 2011 due to import competition is far bigger than anyone thought.