Katheryn (Kadee) Russ (PIIE)
A new report from the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) concluded free trade agreements contributed an additional half a percent to US GDP and created almost half a million jobs. These substantial gains tell only part of the story, and the full economic benefits may be even greater.
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