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Trade Protectionism

William Kaempfer (), Edward Tower () and Thomas D. Willett

No 02-20, Working Papers from Duke University, Department of Economics

Abstract: 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.

JEL-codes: F13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2002
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