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WSJ.com http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-blinderchrtbk0703-26.html?printVersion=true[9/11/2009 4:56:11 PM] The Globalization Conundrum Print this. Give and Take U.S. imports, exports have risen as a percentage of total output as global talks have lowered barriers to trade. Below, exports and imports as a percentage of the country's gross domestic product Source: Commerce Department Rising Immigration The booming U.S. economy has attracted an increasing number of immigrants. Below, foreign-born U.S. residents, in total numbers and as percent of total population Source: U.S. Census Notes: Data since 1950 is result of sampling. After 1960, includes Alaska and Hawaii. For 1890, excludes population in the Indian Territory and on Indian reservations. Data for 1850, 1860 exclude any HUGE CHANGES IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY in the past few decades are presenting a fundamental challenge to the long-standing American establishment argument that free trade enriches both the U.S. and its trading partners, despite risks for some workers. ( See related article. )
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