Trade, Domestic Distortions and Subsidies

  • Geoffrey Denton
  • Seamus O’Cleireacain
  • Sally Ash
Part of the Trade Policy Research Centre book series


Literature on non-tariff distortions of international competition has burgeoned and encompassed the study of both explicit trade policy instruments and trade-influencing instruments of domestic policy. The study reported on in these pages was limited to the latter category and, specifically, to the potential effects on trade of public subsidies to private enterprise in the manufacturing industry of the United Kingdom.


Flexible Exchange Rate Domestic Policy Public Subsidy Trade Effect Market Distortion 
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© Trade Policy Research Centre 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey Denton
    • 1
  • Seamus O’Cleireacain
    • 2
  • Sally Ash
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ReadingUK
  2. 2.State University of New YorkUSA

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