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Published by Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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  • Protectionism -- United States.,
  • Trade adjustment assistance -- United States.,
  • United States -- Commercial policy.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 95-101.

StatementGary Clyde Hufbauer and Howard F. Rosen.
SeriesPolicy analyses in international economics ;, 15
ContributionsRosen, Howard.
LC ClassificationsHF1455 .H787 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2537239M
ISBN 10088132020X
LC Control Number85018105

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