The Export-Import Bank: A Federal Spending Litmus Test

July 2, 2014

Podcast audio version:
http://www.cato.org/multimedia/daily-podcast/export-import-bank-fiscal-policy-litmus-test

The Export-Import Bank is a federal agency that subsidizes the financing of U.S. exports. The Bank was created eight decades ago to facilitate trade, but the need for such a government agency has always been doubtful. Columnist Tim Carney explains why the arguments for keeping the bank don’t stand up to scrutiny.

Video produced by Caleb O. Brown and Austin Bragg.

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