Trade, Mercantilism and Nation‐Building
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Economic Affairs, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 18-22, 2011
Most treatments of protectionism by economists try to account for the departure on a case‐by‐case basis. However, protectionism is often an element in a systematic political economy. This was developed by authors such as List, and persists today. Debating it requires normative as well as analytical arguments in a political economy approach.
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Keywords: Political economy, protectionism, modernisation, rent‐seeking, List, developmentAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 8, 2011
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