RYAN C. AMACHER
ROBERT D. TOLLISON
THOMAS D. WILLETT
The Divergence between
Theory and Practice
The recent increase in trade barriers. Pressure groups and international trade. The free-rider problem. Consumer lobbies.
The cost of protectionism. The conflict between producer and
consumer interests. Political logrolling. Economic nationalism
and special interest groups. GATT and the Kennedy Round.
The trend toward a liberal world economy.
During the postwar period, the industrial countries made
enormous progress toward reducing tariff levels and other
government restrictions which stifle and distort world trade.
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Book title: Tariffs, Quotas, and Trade:The Politics of Protectionism.
Contributors: Walter Adams - Author, Ryan C. Amacher - Author, Sven W. Arndt - Author, Malcolm D. Bale - Author, John T. Cuddington - Author, Alan V. Deardorff - Author, Joel B. Dirlam - Author, Roger D. Hansen - Author, H. Robert Heller - Author, D. Gale Johnson - Author, Robert O. Keohane - Author, Michael W. Keran - Author, Rachel McCulloch - Author, Ronald I. McKinnon - Author, Gordon W. Smith - Author, Robert M. Stern - Author, Richard James Sweeney - Author, Robert D. Tollison - Author, Thomas D. Willett - Author.
Publisher: Institute for Contemporary Studies.
Place of publication: San Francisco.
Publication year: 1979.
Page number: 55.
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