Did China Tire Safeguard Save U.S. Workers?
AbstractAbstract This paper estimates how discriminatory tariffs on certain Chinese tires impact the U.S. import patterns as well as domestic tire industry. We find that although tariffs significantly reduced subject tire imports from China, the reduction was completely offset by increased imports from other countries. We further show that the U.S. tire industry had no gains in employment and wages from the protective policy.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Methodist University, Department of Economics in its series Departmental Working Papers with number 1205.
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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Postal: Department of Economics, P.O. Box 750496, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0496
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China Safeguard; Trade Destuction; Trade Diversion; Random Growth Model; Synthetic Control Method.;
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- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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- NEP-ALL-2012-08-23 (All new papers)
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