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Tariff index theory

James E. Anderson

Tariff index theory

by James E. Anderson

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Published by International Economics Dept., World Bank in Washington, DC (1818 H St., Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tariff.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames E. anderson.
    SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 1023
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1023
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1487020M
    LC Control Number93157411

    Non-tariff Measures and the WTO Robert W. Staiger Stanford, Wisconsin and NBER January Disclaimer: This is a working paper, and hence it represents research in progress. This paper represents the opinions of the authors, and is the product of professional research. It is not meant toCited by: Select tariff schedule(s). MFN. AANZFTA. ACFTA. AIFTA. AJCEPA. AKFTA. ATIGA. PJEPA. PH-EFTA FTA (NOR) PH-EFTA FTA (CHE/LIE) PH-EFTA FTA (ISL) AHKFTA. All. Select year. Enter an AHTN Code or one or more keywords that describe your product. Republic of the Philippines. All content is in the public domain unless otherwise stated.

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      Defining tariffs • A tariff is a tax (duty) levied on products as they move between nations – Import tariff - levied on imports – Export tariff - levied on exported goods as they leave the country – Protective tariff - designed to insulate domestic producers from competition – Revenue tariff - intended to raise funds for the.   The tariffs the United States is imposing on imports of aluminum and steel recall a sturdy American tradition. The tariff was the main form of federal taxation over the first half of the history Author: Brian Domitrovic.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anderson, James E. (James Everett), Tariff index theory. Washington, DC ( H St., Washington Tariffs, Blockades, and Inflation uses contemporary economic analyses such as supply and demand, modern market theory, and the economics of politics to interpret events of the Civil War.

Simplifying the sometimes complex intricacies of the subject matter, Thornton and Ekelund have penned a nontechnical Tariff index theory book that is jargon-free and by: Tariff index theory (English) Abstract.

For a single tariff, the height of the tariff is an unambiguous measure of the policy's restrictiveness. With more than one tariff, theory has not provided an extension that captures the idea of the tariff's height, so analysts have used index numbers Cited by: Tariff index theory.

James Anderson () NoPolicy Research Working Paper Series from The World Bank. Abstract: For a single tariff, the height of the tariff is an unambiguous measure of the policy's restrictiveness.

With more than one tariff, theory has not provided an extension that captures the idea of Tariff index theory book tariff's height, so analysts have used index numbers such as the mean and the coefficient of Cited by: This paper provides a theoretical framework for the index-number problem for tariffs.

This paper shows that the Anderson and Neary () trade-restrictiveness index is a function of "marginal trade-weighted moments" of the tariff schedule, higher mean and generalized variance both implying a.

Tariff Index Theory James E. Anderson The Trade Restrictiveness Index is shown to provide a summary measure of the welfare costs of protection that is related, but preferable, to traditional measures such as the average tariff and the coefficient of variation. TARIFF THEORY 3. The variance principle P(X) = EY + ~,2(y), where ~ is the safety loading.

The utility function principle The premium P(X) is arrived at as a result of the equation EEu(P(X) -- Y)] = where u(x) is the utility function of the company Size: KB. tariff, tax on imported and, more rarely, exported goods.

It is also called a customs duty. Tariffs may be distinguished from other taxes in that their predominant purpose is not financial but economic—not to increase a nation's revenue but to protect domestic industries from foreign competition. The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) was enacted by Congress and made effective on January 1,replacing the former Tariff Schedules of the United States.

The HTS comprises a hierarchical structure for describing all goods. The links below correspond to the various sections in the Table of Contents for the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Clicking on a link will load the corresponding file (Note: Section notes, if any, are attached to the first chapter of each section.

With more than one tariff, theory has not provided an extension that captures the idea of the tariff's height, so analysts have used index numbers such as the mean and the coefficient of variation (standard deviation divided by the mean) of tariffs.

A type of tariff assessed as a percentage of the value of the imported good (e.g., 12 percent of the value of apples). A type of tariff assessed as a fixed money charge per unit of imports (e.g., $ per pound of apples). Of increase or decrease, this is how tariffs would be changed if a country is liberalizing trade.

A tariff is a type of trade barrier imposed by a government that acts as a tax on imports. The tariff may be in the form of a specific or ad valorem tax.

Tariffs raise the price of imported goods to lowers their consumption. Tariffs encourage consumers to pick the local option. Publisher Summary. This chapter presents an introduction to the political economy of trade protection. If the structure of protection can be explained, the major actors or principles that condition the formation of trade policy, namely, pari passu, can be subject of protectionism can provide a useful case study of the political process in general.

"Tariff Making-Fact and Theory" is an article from Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume View more articles from Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata. An internationally acknowledged authority on all aspects of the theory of international trade and payments, this book collects Harry Johnson’s contributions to the study of international trade, including a critique - Selection from Aspects of the Theory of Tariffs (Collected Works of Harry Johnson) [Book].

A tariff is called an optimal tariff if it is set to maximize the welfare of the country imposing the tariff. It is a tariff derived by the intersection between the trade indifference curve of that country and the offer curve of another country. Trade, Policy, and International Adjustments covers the theoretical issues, macroeconomics, and mathematical methods in the field of international economics.

The book summarizes and illustrates the various contributions to the field of international economics. International trade - International trade - Measuring the effects of tariffs: It is difficult to gauge the effect of tariff barriers among countries.

Clearly, the way in which import demand responds to changes in tariffs will depend on a variety of factors. These include the reaction of producers and consumers to price changes, the share of imports in domestic production and consumption, the.

: Some Aspects of the Tariff Question: An Examination of the Development of American Industries Under Protection (): Taussig, F. W.: BooksCited by: 5. Book your theory test If you’re a critical worker, you can apply for an emergency theory test.

Theory tests have been suspended until 31 May because of coronavirus (COVID). Executive Summary. As the saying goes, “History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” After a long exile, tariffs are back. But the greatest economists in history would be wary of imposing.The Tariff Concept •Tariff: A tax (duty) levied on a product when it crosses national boundaries –Import tariff –Export tariff (not common) •Tariffs may be imposed for protection or revenue –Protective tariff (protect domestic industry from competition) –Revenue tariff •Decreasing tariff revenue trend for industrial nationsFile Size: 1MB.