Tariffs, Quotas, and Trade: The Politics of Protectionism

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WALTER ADAMS, an internationally known economist and consultant to the federal government, is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Economics at Michigan State University. He was president of MSU for a brief period ending in January 1970. In Washington, he served as consultant to the Small Business Committees of both the House and the Senate, to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and spent several years as a member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on International Educational and Cultural Affairs. Dr. Adams has taught in France, Austria, and Germany, and his books include Is the World Our Campus? ( 1960), The Structure of American Industry ( 1977), and The Brain Drain ( 1968).

RYAN C. AMACHER is Associate Professor and Chairman, Department of Economics, Arizona State University. He was consultant to the U.S. Treasury from 1972 to 1974 and again from 1975 to 1977, serving in the intervening period as Senior International Economist. He is the author of Yugoslavia's Foreign Trade ( 1972), "Eastern Europe's Stake in the Law of the Sea Negotiations" in East-West Business: Theory and Evidence, edited by Josef Brada ( 1978), and "International Markets versus the New International Economic Order: Challenges to the Independence of Nation States" in Markets and Marketing: The East-West Nexus (forthcoming), and of a number of other books and articles on sociopolitical subjects.

SVEN W. ARNDT, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is an authority on international trade and finance. As a visiting professor in Europe, he has given courses in disequilibrium analysis at the University of Mannheim and in economic integration at the University of Konstanz, both in Germany, and in international monetary economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. His books and articles include the forthcoming Economic Interdependence: The Political Economy of Common Markets and Currency Areas, "International Trade and Payments when Markets Fail to Clear" in Equilibrium and Disequilibrium in Economic Theory, edited by G. Schwoediauer


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