Welfare costs of the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws

@article{Gallaway1999WelfareCO,
  title={Welfare costs of the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws},
  author={Michael P. Gallaway and B. Blonigen and J. Flynn},
  journal={Journal of International Economics},
  year={1999},
  volume={49},
  pages={211-244}
}
Abstract The antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) laws in the United States have become the most pervasive form of import relief sought by domestic producers. This paper estimates the collective economic effect of the hundreds of active U.S. AD/CVD orders. Using a computable general equilibrium model, we estimate that the collective net economic welfare cost in 1993 of these orders to be $4 billion. This welfare estimate is sensitive to various modeling assumptions, which are explored… Expand

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