Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
Under the Trump administration’s “America First” policy, there likely will be more trade complaints initiated by U.S.-based companies.
Most of us have deep affection for certain places, but for a business, such emotionalism is pure self-indulgence.
For the “typical family” of four, the cost per billion dollars of assistance is $114.28.
The U.S. Commerce Department ruled that Montreal-based Bombardier sold planes to Delta Airlines below the cost of production.
As a candidate, President Trump ran on the evils of unfair foreign competition.
Government support for national airplane producers can come at a great cost.
Question: If someone made $62,000 last year, had $187,000 in their bank account, and yet sought a $5,360 subsidy from government, what would the common sense response be?