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Antidumping: The Third Rail of Trade Policy


  • Swagel, Phillip
  • Mankiw, N


Although few U.S. politicians will admit it, antidumping policy has strayed far from its original purpose of guarding against predatory foreign firms. It is now little more than an excuse for a few powerful industries to shield themselves from competition -- at great cost to both American consumers and American business.

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  • Swagel, Phillip & Mankiw, N, 2005. "Antidumping: The Third Rail of Trade Policy," Scholarly Articles 2961701, Harvard University Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hrv:faseco:2961701

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    1. Lee, Minsoo & Park, Donghyun & Cui, Aibo, 2013. "Invisible Trade Barriers: Trade Effects of US Antidumping Actions Against the People’s Republic of China," ADB Economics Working Paper Series 378, Asian Development Bank.
    2. Kelly Brian D, 2011. "The Offsetting Duty Norm and the Simultaneous Application of Countervailing and Antidumping Duties," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-33, July.
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