EconoFact Explains

Should the United States Try to Weaken the Dollar?

By and ·August 5, 2019
The Fletcher School, Tufts University and University of California, Berkeley

The Issue:

U.S. political leaders from President Trump to Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren see the dollar’s current strength as a drag on the American economy. A strong dollar makes U.S. goods more expensive in foreign markets while at the same time making it more difficult for U.S. producers

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Immigrants and Public Benefits (VIDEO)

By ·June 11, 2019

This video was produced by Charlie Bentley, a recent graduate of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

The Public Charge rule is a proposal that would change the way immigrants access U.S. public benefits. An underlying assumption to this rule is that immigrants are a burden on native-born
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