Protection and industrial structure in India

  title={Protection and industrial structure in India},
  author={M. Ataman Aksoy and Francois M. Ettori},
Effective protection rates in India are so high and vary so greatly that anything short of low uniform tariffs and the complete elimination of quantitative restrictions would not make the industrial incentive scheme transparent, as it needs to be. The authors produce evidence to show that there is ample scope for reducing tariffs and quantitative restrictions and that most industries could coexist with much less protection than they now have. By eliminating all surcharges on inputs (tariffs on… CONTINUE READING