In A Trade War, Everyone Loses

Law360 (November 12, 2019, 2:37 PM EST) -- Classical economist David Ricardo's theory that free trade encourages countries to specialize in the production of certain goods, leading to higher overall growth has been the dominant theory about trade for centuries.

Today, however, public support for free trade is shrinking and the long-standing political consensus that trade liberalization is beneficial is under attack.

The U.S. in particular has recently shifted toward protectionism by imposing tariffs and continuously threatening its largest trading partners, in particular the European Union and China. But Brexit, too, is in part driven by a protectionist attitude. Although the U.K. intends to enter into free trade agreements...

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