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Frederic Bastiat (circa 1850) showed that it is silly to worry about trade deficits by humorously refuting proposals in the French parliament to legislate positive balances of trade. He describes himself as making the following transactions. • I was at Bordeaux. I had a cask of wine which was worth 50 francs; I sent it […]

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