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Occasional Paper 76
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
Seemingly in order to demonstrate its concern with huge trade deficits, Congress passed the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988. While the object of the legislation is ostensibly to reduce trade deficits and enhance American competitiveness, the new statute actually responds to all sorts of pressure groups. This report examines the impact of the new trade law on a multitude of government agencies.
Congress, International Trade Policy, Competitiveness, Government Regulation, Federal Agencies, Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "Improving Competitiveness, Congressional Style", Occasional Paper 76, 1989, doi:10.7936/K76D5R5G.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/104.