Review - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Review - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is a magazine focusing on Finance

Articles from Vol. 82, No. 4, July/August

Editor's Introduction
National economies became increasingly interdependent during the second half of the twentieth century. Coinciding with this increasing interdependence, and to some degree a result of this development, living standards have advanced substantially. This...
International Labor Standards in the World Trade Organization and the International Labor Organization / Commentary
For some time, the United States has attempted to draw labor standards under the umbrella first of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and then the World Trade Organization (WTO). The apparent purpose is to attempt to use the enforcement...
President's Message
Almost all economists agree that free trade brings substantial benefits to trading partners. Despite the numerous arguments in defense of protectionist policies, I find nearly all of these arguments to be seriously flawed. Economic theory and empirical...