Download Source List
Current commodity prices, including domestic and international sugar:
- New York Board of Trade: http://www.nybot.com/
- Euronext – Liffe: http://www.euronext.com
European Economic Union (EU)
The Foundation for Teaching Economics: https://www.fte.org
- National Voluntary Content Standards in Economics: https://www.fte.org/teachers/nvcs/nvcs.htm
“How Safe is That Trucker in the Window,” by Russell Roberts:
- Published on Liberty Fund’s Economics Library: http://www.econlib.org/library/Features/Robertstruck.html
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce:
National Center for History in the Schools (NCHS)
- Content Standards in History: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs/standards
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
- Text of the agreement: http://www.sice.oas.org/trade/nafta/naftatce.asp
- U.S. Customs data re NAFTA and customs regulations and disputes: http://www.nafta-customs.org
- Department of Commerce, Office of NAFTA & Inter-American Affairs Market Access and Compliance: http://mac.doc.gov/nafta
Penn World Tables at The Center for International Comparisons, at the University of Pennsylvania:
Survey of Current Business, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce:
“Two Cheers for Sweatshops,” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn in The New York Times:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov
U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service:
- U.S. sugar policy: http://www.fas.usda.gov/htp/sugar/sugar.html
- Historical and current agricultural trade data: http://www.fas.usda.gov/htp/alltrade.html
The World Bank country data:
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Print Sources Referenced
12 Myths of International Trade; July 1999. Joint Economic Committee Staff Report
Office of the Chairman, U.S. Senator Connie Mack. Prepared by James Gwartney, Chief economist and James Carter, Senior economist.
The Choice – A Fable of Free Trade and Protectionism, by Russell Roberts. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2001. p. 78.
“Does Trade with Low-Wage Countries Hurt American Workers?” by Stephen Golab in International Economics and International Economic Policy, ed. by Philip King. New York: Irwin McGraw Hill, 2000.
“Escapee Sparked Sweatshop Raid: Labor: To Report Abuse, Thai worker risked deportation and defied threats.” Los Angeles Times, August 11, 1995.
“First Five Years of NAFTA” by Joanna Moss in International Economics and International Economic Policy, ed. by Philip King. New York: Irwin McGraw Hill, 2000.
“Globalization and the Cost of Shoes,” by Holger Jensen. The Sacramento Bee, July 6, 2000.
“Good Propaganda, Bad Economics,” by Jaime Sneider. The New York Times, May 16, 2000.
“The Ill-Suited Investors,” Corporate Location, Nov/Dec, 1996: 26-28.
“International Trade, Environmental Quality and Public Policy,” by Michael J. Ferrantino in International Economics and International Economic Policy, ed. by Philip King. New York: Irwin McGraw Hill, 2000.
“Marketers Weigh Effects of Sweatshop Crackdown,” by Cyndee Miller. Marketing News, v. 31, n. 10, May 12, 1997: 1 & 19.
Microeconomic Price Theory in Practice, by Roger Leroy Miller and Raymond P. H. Fishe. New York: Harper Collins College Publishers, 1995.
“NAFTA sparking northern Mexico employment boom,” The Rocky Mountain News, August 28, 2000.
“Nike Battles Backlash from Overseas Sweatshops,” Marketing News v. 32, n. 23, November 9, 1998.
“Sanctions Happy USA,” by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Jeffrey Schott and Kimberly Elliott in International Economics and International Economic Policy – A Reader, 3rd ed. Philip King Irwin. New York: McGraw Hill, 2000.
“A World of Sweatshops,” Business Week, n. 3706, November 6, 2000: 84-6.
“You Don’t Make Someone Better Off by Taking Away the Best of Her Bad Options,” by David Henderson, Fortune, v.124, n. 8, October 26, 1996: 48-52.