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The Terms of Trade Argument for Taxes on Trade

W. Max Corden

in Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

Second edition

Published in print February 1997 | ISBN: 9780198775348
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191715471 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198775342.003.0006
 The Terms of Trade Argument for Taxes on Trade

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This chapter begins with elaborating the theory of the optimum trade tax based on the effects of tariffs and export taxes on a country's terms of trade. It also allows for private monopoly, for foreign reaction and retaliation, and for the effects of growth on the terms of trade.

Keywords: export taxes; growth; monopoly; tariffs; terms of trade

Chapter.  10871 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Economics

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