Costs And Consequences Of The New Protectionism: The Case Of Canada’S Clothing Sector
AbstractThis paper analyzes the impact of the present tariff and bilateral quantitative restrictions for clothing on welfare of consumers and producers specifically, the resource cost of this policy for Canada as a whole, and the implications of these policies for the future development of the clothing sector. This sector was chosen because it is a relatively important industry in Canada and illustrates clearly how protection has generated both economic waste and perverse restructuring of the industry.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by JDI Executive Programs in its series Development Discussion Papers with number 1985-04.
Length: 59 pages
Date of creation: Apr 1985
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clothing industry; protectionism; Canada;
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- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
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