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Exports and Employment

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As the U.S. economy opens up to more international trade, the popular press has tended to focus on the loss of American jobs associated with increasing imports. However, exports are also growing and are providing employment opportunities for U.S. workers - a fact that is often overlooked.

Suggested citation: “Exports and Employment,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Trends, no. 97-07, pp. 13, 07.01.1997.

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