Optimal trade policy in the presence of changing market structure
AbstractThis study examines the optimal use of tariff policy in response to a change in both the number and market behavior of domestic firms. The paper demonstrates that under certain demand conditions, optimal trade policy may require an increase in tariffs in response to an increase in consolidation or collusion among domestic firms. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993
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Volume (Year): 4 (1993)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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optimal tariff; collusion; market consolidation; imperfect competition;
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