Pesky Economists: Why Doesn’t Anyone Listen to Them?

Teaching GDP, comparative advantage, trade, or law of unintended consequences? Here is a podcast that will help you get your point across. Doing the right economic thing isn't always easy.    Does a great job covering the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, the origins and the impact it had on the economy. 

"The idea of more open, global trade has been sold as necessary for economic success. Yet today we hear calls to "build a wall" and to break up trading partnerships. Turns out we've seen the pendulum swing between free trade and protectionism many times before. Our series Trade Off looks at key moments when trade barriers have been built up or torn down and at globalization's winners and losers."