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Trade protection and wages

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Trade protection and wages

evidence from the Columbian trade reforms

by Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protectionism -- Columbia.,
  • Wages -- Columbia -- Effect of international trade on.,
  • Tariff -- Columbia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPinelopi Koujianou Goldberg.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8575, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8575.
    ContributionsPavcnik, Nina, 1971-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36, [19] :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22429510M

      How to Protect Workers Without Trade Tariffs. Robert J both its government and its people – has been squarely in support of free trade. In his book The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith provided an eloquent and convincing argument for free trade, instead of trade distorted by tariffs. With free trade, the economy prospers.


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Goldberg, Nina Pavcnik. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment Starting inColombia experienced gradual trade liberalization that culminated in the drastic tariff reductions of Cited by: A second limitation is that the political economy of trade protection, while having made inroads in trade theory and empirical studies of import penetration, has remained a second-order Trade protection and wages book in studies of the effects of trade reform on wages.

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Trade Protection and Industry Wage Structure in Poland Chor-ching Goh∗ and Beata S. Javorcik*# Forthcoming in Globalization and Poverty, edited by Ann Harrison, to be published by the University of Chicago Press Abstract This study examines the impact of Poland’s trade liberalization on the industry wage structure.

A) only countries with low wages benefit from trade. B) trade is bad for workers in poor exporting countries because those workers are paid very low wages.

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