Joonhyung, Lee (2011): Who benefited from the US tariffs on the Chinese tires?
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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the short-run effect of the tariffs on Chinese tires imposed by the US in September 2009. First, we investigated whether the tariffs were beneficial to the US domestic tire industry in terms of employment. Our empirical analysis found that there were no significant benefits to US employment in the tire industry. This result led us to the next question: Who benefited from the tariffs? We found that the tire imports to the US were significantly deviated from China to other countries such as Thailand and Korea.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Who benefited from the US tariffs on the Chinese tires?|
|Keywords:||Tariffs; Chinese Tires; Difference-in-Difference|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy ; International Trade Organizations|
|Depositing User:||Joonhyung Lee|
|Date Deposited:||19. Mar 2011 19:01|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 11:46|