Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Optimal tariffs and subsidies and changes in market structure
Authors: Egli, Dominik
Westermann, Frank
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9361.2004.00241.x
Published in: Review of Development Economics
Volume(Issue): 8
Issue: 3
Pages: 406
Pages to: 412
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Wiley
ISSN: 1363-6669
Language: English
Subject (DDC): 337: International economics and commerce
Abstract: The paper presents a unified treatment of optimal trade policy for a small country. The well-known results for duopoly and competitive markets emerge as benchmark cases of the authors’ model. In addition, it is shown that changes in market structure have nonmonotonic effects on optimal tariffs. The results suggest that the recent reduction of tariffs in eastern Europe is consistent with welfare-maximizing trade policy in response to the substantial changes in the market structure of these countries.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Public Management (IVM)
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