Time-Consistent Protection With Learning by Doing
AbstractThis paper studies whether it is possible to characterize an optimal, time-consistent tariff to protect an infant-industry in the presence of learning effects. A domestic monopolist decides how much to produce, taking into account learning effects induced by its current production, while the governemnt decides on the level of tariff protection. In order to ensure time consistency and characterize the optimal policy i solve the case where learning leads to lower fixed costs..
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) in its series UFAE and IAE Working Papers with number 395.97.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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GAME THEORY ; TRADE;
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- C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
- F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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