Liberalization with Protection: Import Management in Korea (with Emphasis on Rice)

  • Daniel A. Sumner
  • Jung-Sup Choi
Part of the Natural Resource Management and Policy book series (NRMP, volume 20)


Classic discussions of trade liberalization often deal with the implications of reducing tariffs or expanding import quotas. Of course, as soon as we take one step away from the textbook or chalkboard, we face a world of ingenious instruments that governments have devised to protect local capitalists from foreign capitalism. This chapter examines some of those ingenious instruments.


World Trade Organization Trade Liberalization Consumer Surplus Supply Elasticity Import Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel A. Sumner
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jung-Sup Choi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaDavisUSA
  2. 2.Korea Rural Economic InstituteKorea

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