ALAN V. DEARDORFF
ROBERT M. STERN
in International Trade
Free trade and the consumer. Labor in the export market. Mobility between industries. Subsidiary and nontrade industries: the effects of trade liberalization. The community and changes in trade patterns. The effects on labor of trade legislation, lobbying, and policy implementation. Protectionism and the AFL-CIO. Income redistribution and adjustment assistance.
The attitude of American labor toward international trade has changed over time, as economic conditions at home have fluctuated and as the pattern of trade has shifted. In recent years that attitude has become more protectionist, and the