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Trade Protectionism

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  • Kaempfer, William H.
  • Tower, Edward
  • Willett, Thomas D.

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This paper is a short, non-technical exposition of the political economy of protection. It asks how do political forces operate to generate protection, and what determines the magnitude and form that protection takes.

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  • Kaempfer, William H. & Tower, Edward & Willett, Thomas D., 2002. "Trade Protectionism," Working Papers 02-20, Duke University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:duk:dukeec:02-20
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    Cited by:

    1. Ryan Gibbs & Omer Gokcekus & Edward Tower, 2002. "Is Talk Cheap?," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 5(3), pages 127-131.
    2. Michael Hoffman, 2005. "Discretion, Lobbying, and Political Influence in Models of Trade Policy," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(3), pages 175-188.

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    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations

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