The China Conundrum

Samuelson, Robert J.
September 2009
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);9/28/2009 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 154 Issue 13, p20
The author focuses on the U.S. government's trade policy towards China. Particular attention is given to U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to put high tariffs on Chinese tire imports and the problematic result of global protectionism. The author expresses his optimism that high tariffs might stabilize employment.


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