Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics

, Volume 145, Issue 4, pp 405–410 | Cite as

On the Political Substitutability between Tariffs and Subsidies

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tariffs subsidies lobbying trade agreements 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Management and Organizational StudiesThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  2. 2.Economic Research and Statistics DivisionWorld Trade OrganizationGeneva 21Switzerland

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