Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Economists Against Smoot-Hawley

Download this article

10,041 article downloads
6,911 complete issue downloads
Total: 16,952


In 1930, 1028 economists of diverse stripes joined in protest of impending trade restrictions. Here we reproduce Paul Douglas’s memoir, Frank W. Fetter’s account (originally published in the American Economic Review), and the petition and list of signatories as printed in the Congressional Record, 1930.