Administered Protection in America (Routledge Revivals)

By Alan Rugman, Andrew D. M. Anderson

© 1987 – Routledge

148 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1987, Administered Protection in America follows calls in the United States, at that time, for the protection of American industries and the preservation of jobs threatened by foreign competition. Professor Rugman’s and Dr Anderson’s work presents evidence that the United States already has a system of administered protection in place in the form of escape clauses, countervailing duty and anti-dumping procedures. The book argues that the application of these procedures by a largely decentralised administration has reduced United States state policy to a state of near anarchy. Rugman and Anderson argue that this is counterproductive for the United States and extremely harmful for America’s trading partners in Europe, Canada and the Far East. The conclusion looks at discussions of trade negotiations with Canada, in which Canada was pursuing a bilateral free trade agreement with the United States.

Table of Contents

1.The Problem of US Administered Protection 2. The Nature of US Administered Protection 3. The Impact of US Administered Protection on Canada 4. An Example of Administered Protection: The Atlantic Groundfish Case 5. Resolving the Problem of US Administered Protection: The Bilateral Trade Negotiations

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS026000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Exports & Imports
BUS029000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Free Enterprise