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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Economics by Gregory Rehmke, Craig Hovey

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Chapter 7
Manning the Barricades
In This Chapter
• Defining import quotas
• Carving up the market
• Subsidies and other financial aid for companies
• The practice of dumping
Efforts to take the bite out of foreign competition don’t end with tariffs; there are plenty more where those came from! The goal remains the same, however: to protect domestic industries and jobs. Since World War II, the total number of restrictions has declined, but that doesn’t mean they will continue falling. In a shrinking world where it gets harder and harder to keep “barbarians” from crossing the gates and cutting into domestic business,and where consumers usually choose according to their wallets, the urge to put up shields is natural and is not going away anytime ...

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