Agoa and Apparel: Who Captures the Tariff Rent in the Presence of Preferential Market Access?

@article{Olarreaga2005AgoaAA,
  title={Agoa and Apparel: Who Captures the Tariff Rent in the Presence of Preferential Market Access?},
  author={M. Olarreaga and C. Ozden},
  journal={International Trade},
  year={2005}
}
The United States grants preferential (tariff- and quota-free) market access to a list of products from eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). We analyse the increase in prices received by apparel exporters who benefited from AGOA preferences. In the presence of competitive markets, export prices should increase as much as the tariff which was previously collected by the US government. We refer to this price increase as the 'tariff… Expand
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