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In the library, a rather more nicely formatted version is in the Harvard Business Review , Jan./Feb. 1996, p. 40ff. which you may prefer to Xerox, or access directly through Pittcat (works only from a University computer, not from home).
Competitiveness Paul Krugman, blog entry 22 Jan. 2011, referring to the upcoming State of the Union message as likely to center on the theme of competitiveness, which as Krugman previously pointed out, was A Dangerous Obsession
Paul Krugman has written two of the best popular articles on the economics of international trade: Ricardo's Difficult Idea and A Country is Not a Company . Read them both and write a 3 page summary of one for Wednesday, January 23.
This page offers useful links for work on specific countries and regions.
Since Web sites are often reorganized, the general links (for example to the Word Trade Organization) are given as well as the specific links to country information (for example, to the WTO's Trade Policy Reviews). Try the specific links first, but don't be too surprised if they are broken.
If they are, please go to the web site's home page and see if you can find the link; if you do, drop me an e-mail with the new address.
"trade policy"or another appropriately limited search term
.govto avoid a massive number of hits.