Protection for Sale Under Monopolistic Competition: An Empirical Investigation

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Pao-Li Chang ; Myoung-jae Lee (2006)
  • Subject: endogenous trade policy, campaign contribution, monopolistic competition, intraindustry trade, import penetration | endogenous trade policy; campaign contribution; monopolistic competition; intrain- dustry trade; import penetration
    • jel: jel:F13 | jel:F12

This paper proposes a general empirical framework to estimate the protection-for-sale model, where the protection regime shifts according to a sector's market structure (perfectly or monop-olistically competitive). We base the protection structure on Grossman and Helpma... View more
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