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Policy Brief 161
Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130
A growing paradox faces the United States. There is simultaneously a rise in support for isolationism alongside an increasing globalization of business and economic activity. Examined separately, both trends possess a certain logical appeal. After all, given the end of the Cold War, many Americans expect an increased focus on domestic issues, of which there are plenty. At the same time, a global marketplace based on international trade has arrived. This paper examines the tensions these two trends present when placed alongside one another.
Isolationism, Global Economy, Paradox, Tension, Policy
Economics | Public Policy
Weidenbaum, Murray L., "American Isolationism versus the Global Marketplace", Policy Brief 161, 1995, doi:10.7936/K7P8493S.
Murray Weidenbaum Publications, http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/mlw_papers/139.