What! A free-market economist who supports tariffs?

Michael Busler
3 min readMay 1, 2022

It appears that the disadvantages of free trade with some countries now outweigh the advantages.

Free market economists have always favored free trade. That means there are no quotas or tariffs imposed by any country on any product. The theoretical outcome is that all countries benefit by producing goods that are produced most efficiently and then trading for other products…

Michael Busler

Dr. Busler is an economist and a public policy analyst. He is a Professor of Finance at Stockton University. His op-ed columns appear in Townhall, Newsmax.