Classical trade protectionism 1815-1914 [electronic resource] / edited by Jean-Pierre Dormois and Pedro Lains.
- Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
- Routledge explorations in economic history ; 32.
Routledge explorations in economic history ; 32
1 online resource (380 p.)
- Protectionism -- History.
Free trade -- History.
- Electronic books.
- Including contributions from such figures as Douglas Irwin, James Foreman-Peck, Kevin O'Rourke and Max-Stefan-Schulze, this key book summarizes the recent empirical research carried out on the issue of the classical period of trade protectionism. It provides a basis for revising widely held views on the standard effects of tariffs on economic structures and progress, as well as a historical perspective on recent developments.Long-held views on modern trade policies have been challenged by the introduction of recent theoretical developments in international economics and in mea
- Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. The myth of free-trade Britain and fortress France: Tariffs and trade in the nineteenth century; 2. Free trade and protection in nineteenth-century Britain and France revisited: A comment on Nye; 3. Protectionism is "special": Reply to Irwin on free trade; 4. Measuring protection: A cautionary tale; 5. Measuring protection in the early twentieth century; 6. Assessing the protectionist intensity of tariffs in nineteenth-century European trade policy; 7. Tariffs and growth in the late nineteenth century
8. Interpreting the tariff-growth correlation of the late nineteenth century9. The impact of late-nineteenth-century tariffs on the productivity of European industries (1870-1930); 10. Protection and Italian economic development: Much ado about nothing; 11. From virtual free-trade to virtual protectionism: Or, did protectionism have any part in Germany's rise to commercial power 1850-1913; 12. Protectionism and Portuguese industrialisation; 13. Spanish protectionism during the Restauración, 1875-1930; 14. The role of open economy forces in Portugal and the Balkans, 1870-1913
15. A model of later-nineteenth-century European economic developmentReferences; Index
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -362) and index.
- Dormois, Jean-Pierre.
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