Jonathan Eaton () and
Journal of Political Economy, 1992, vol. 100, issue 5, 899-928
Sanctions are measures that one party (the sender) uses to influence another (the target). Sanctions, or the threat of sanctions, have been used by governments to alter the human rights, trade, or foreign policies of other governments. The authors develop notions of the sender's and target's toughness that depend on their patience and on the extent of their suffering from sanctions. How much a sender can exact from the target depends on the relative toughness of the two. Sanctions that impose less harm on the target can sometimes be more effective than those that impose greater harm. Copyright 1992 by University of Chicago Press.
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/261845 full text (application/pdf)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers. See http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/JPE for details.
Working Paper: Sanctions (1993)
Working Paper: SANCTIONS (1990)
Working Paper: Sanctions (1990)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:100:y:1992:i:5:p:899-928
Access Statistics for this article
More articles in Journal of Political Economy from University of Chicago Press
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Journals Division ().