Domestic monopoly and redundant tariff protection

Gideon Fishelson, Arye L. Hillman

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This paper examines the redundancy of tariff protection when there is a single domestic monopolist producer. The cases where the monopolist exports in free trade and where he confronts import competition are distinguished and a general rule characterizing water-in-the-tariff in protected equilibrium is derived.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-55
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of International Economics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1979
Externally publishedYes


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