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Optimal tariffs and the choice of technology Discriminatory tariffs vs. the 'Most Favored Nation' clause


  • Choi, Jay Pil


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  • Choi, Jay Pil, 1995. "Optimal tariffs and the choice of technology Discriminatory tariffs vs. the 'Most Favored Nation' clause," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(1-2), pages 143-160, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:inecon:v:38:y:1995:i:1-2:p:143-160

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