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Tariffs, trains, and trade

Wolfgang Keller

Tariffs, trains, and trade

the role of institutions versus technology in the expansion of markets

by Wolfgang Keller

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWolfgang Keller, Carol H. Shiue.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 13913, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 13913.
ContributionsShiue, Carol H., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17087585M
LC Control Number2008610767

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Trump and the tariffs The fresh US levies have sparked retaliation from China and raised questions of how much Donald Trump’s aggression on trade could hurt the American economy and people. A separate announcement threatened a 25% tariff on US autos and a 5% tariff on auto parts, also starting December Read more: US-China trade war — The unlikely European winners. Beijing's.

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