Professor Pierre Lemieux is an economist affiliated with the Department of Management Sciences of the University of Quebec in Outaouais and a senior affiliated scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He has lectured at several universities in Canada and served as a consultant for a number of private and public organizations. Lemieux has written books on economics, public policy, and political philosophy, and he has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Canada’s Financial Post, and France’s Figaro Économie. He lives in Maine.
“President Donald Trump insists that the United States is getting ‘ripped off’ by other countries in trade. In this succinct book, Pierre Lemieux provides a great primer on the basics of trade and addresses all the complaints that have become part of the national conversation.”