Free Trade, the Sugar Industry, and American Obesity is an article written by Undergraduate Economics student James Anderson, discussing intervention on the sugar industry that ultimately results in American Obesity.
"With the intention of protecting American jobs and decreasing competition on domestic industries, protectionist policies took large effect under the Navigation Act. Such policies have unintentionally decreased innovation and increased prices on American consumers. How? The effects of these policies have stifled competition..."
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About James Anderson:
19 year old, James Anderson, is pursuing a BS in Economics at George Mason University.