TITLE

Why protectionism spells trouble for global economic growth

AUTHOR(S)
OSTRY, JONATHAN D.
PUB. DATE
January 2019
SOURCE
International Trade Forum;2019, Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the protectionist policies that helped precipitate the collapse of international trade in the 1930s, and this trade shrinkage which was a plausible seed of the Second World War. Topics discussed include Tariffs can dampen imports, boost net exports, and boost Gross Domestic Product , and other things being equal; and also discusses that consumers lose more from tariffs than producers gain, so there is deadweight loss.
ACCESSION #
136886092

 

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