Protecting Infant Industries: Canadian Manufacturing and the National Policy, 1870-1913

@article{Harris2015ProtectingII,
  title={Protecting Infant Industries: Canadian Manufacturing and the National Policy, 1870-1913},
  author={R. Harris and I. Keay and F. Lewis},
  journal={Explorations in Economic History},
  year={2015},
  volume={56},
  pages={15-31}
}
Infant industry protection has been the cornerstone of a debate on tariff policy that extends at least from the eighteenth century to the current day. In contrast to traditional neo-classical models of international trade that imply net negative effects, industrial organization and learning-by-doing trade models describe how protective tariffs can encourage output expansion, productivity improvement, and price reductions. Taking Canada's 1879 National Policy as a natural experiment, we explore… Expand

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