VRA

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VRA

The rough-air speed. It is the recommended equivalent air speed for flight in turbulence. MRA is the recommended Mach number for flight in turbulence.
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In Saving Free Trade the argument was that the pragmatic free trader should support policies to control transition costs - namely, Trade Readjustment Assistance - and that the then operating voluntary restraint agreements would only burden the American consumer rather than help in any way to revitalize the sunset industries they were intended to help.
Because he wants readers to make their own informed decisions, they and Ed must grapple with sunk costs, opportunity costs, present value, factor mobility, dumping, tariffs, quotas, voluntary restraint agreements, the infant industry argument, the national security argument, industrial policy, the rise of the service sector, income inequality, the causes of the Japanese catch-up, how to correctly compare incomes across countries, and many other issues and concepts.
Voluntary Restraint Agreements (VRAs) are another barrier to trade that the Japanese would like to eliminate.
The program of voluntary restraint agreements (VRAs) is due to expire September 30, unless it's renewed or modified.

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