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If international trade is squeezing the wages of the less skilled, so are other kinds of advancing technology, only more so. Yes, you might say, but to tax technological progress or put restrictions on labor-saving investment would be idiotic: that would only make everybody worse off. Indeed, it would, and exactly the same goes for international trade—whether this superior technology is taxed (through tariffs) or overregulated (in the form of international efforts to harmonize labor standards).

9) Study Questions 1. What factors explain why the world’s trading nations have become increasingly interdependent, from an economic and political viewpoint, during the post-World War II era? 6. What is meant by international competitiveness? How does this concept apply to a firm, an industry, and a nation? 2. What are some of the major arguments for and against an open trading system? 7. What do researchers have to say about the relation between a firm’s productivity and its exposure to global competition?

Producers was $685 per ton—52 percent higher than for Japanese producers, the highest of the Pacific Rim steelmakers. S. dollar and higher domestic costs of labor and raw materials, which accounted for 25 percent and 45 percent, respectively, of total cost. Moreover, domestic operating rates were relatively low, resulting in high fixed costs of production for each ton of steel. S. steelmakers to initiate measures to reduce production costs and regain competitiveness. Many steel companies closed obsolete and costly steel mills, coking facilities, and ore mines.

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