Antidumping

Bruce A. Blonigen, Thomas J. Prusa

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Abstract

We review the growing literature on the effects of antidumping, a trade policy that has emerged as the most serious impediment to international trade. Over the past 25 years countries have increasingly turned to antidumping in order to offer protection to import-competing industries. Antidumping is a trade policy where the institutional process surrounding the investigation and determinations has significant impacts beyond the antidumping duty we observe, and where the filing decision, the legal determination, and the protective impact are all endogenous with firms' decisions in the market, leading to a wealth of potential strategic actions and distorted market outcomes. This theme underlies our discussion as we review the literature in three broad areas connected with different phases of the antidumping trade policy process: 1) pre-investigation; 2) investigation; and 3) post-investigation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of International Trade
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages251-284
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)0631211616, 9780631211617
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 21 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance

Keywords

  • Antidumping
  • International trade
  • Petition filing
  • Trade policy
  • Trade protection

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