Is Protection Really for Sale? A Survey and Directions for Future Research

29 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last revised: 25 Jun 2010

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Susumu Imai

Queen's University - Department of Economics

Hajime Katayama

Waseda University - School of Commerce

Kala Krishna

Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: March 2008

Abstract

This paper critically and selectively surveys the literature on protection for sale and discusses directions for future research in this area. It suggests that the standard approach needs to be augmented to provide more compelling tests of this model.

Suggested Citation

Imai, Susumu and Katayama, Hajime and Krishna, Kala, Is Protection Really for Sale? A Survey and Directions for Future Research (March 2008). NBER Working Paper No. w13899, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1112011

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