March 1970
Monthly Labor Review;Mar70, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p51
Academic Journal
Discusses the economic effects of strikes of longshoremen in the U.S. Shift in the trends of exports and imports; Net loss in the trade balance; Effect of the strikes on the stability of markets for finished goods; Impact on employment.


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