International Trade in “Bads”

  • Anne O. Krueger
  • Chonira E. Aturupane
Conference paper
Part of the Publications of the Egon-Sohmen-Foundation book series (EGON-SOHMEN)

Abstract

Our assignment is to survey the literature on trade in “bads.” To do so requires three steps. A first is to define “bads,” at least for purposes of this paper. A second is then to attempt to set forth an analytical framework against which trade in “bads” can be evaluated and the optimal policy with respect to trade in “bads” can be addressed. It is important to note that it is trade policy, not overall policy, and trade policy from an international viewpoint, not from a domestic perspective, that is discussed here. The third step is to survey what is known about trade in “bads.” These tasks are tackled in that order in what follows.

Keywords

Europe Income Cocaine Hydrochloride Turkey 

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  • Anne O. Krueger
  • Chonira E. Aturupane

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