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Dr. Ross Burkhart Quoted by PolitiFact

Ross BurkartRoss Burkhart was quoted in an article published by PolitiFact, a news service that assesses the accuracy of statements by public officials. This particular article, “Has U.S. racked up $2 trillion in trade deficits since NAFTA began?” addresses a statement made by President Trump: “Since NAFTA’s adoption, the United States racked up trade deficits totaling more than $2 trillion.”

Burkhart added context to the statement, noting that benefits of NAFTA include the marked increase in trade volumes, in particular U.S. exports entering the NAFTA markets to a much greater extent.

Originating Source: https://news.boisestate.edu/update/2018/10/02/ross-burkhart-6/

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