Kevin O’Rourke

Protectionism in the 1930s: old questions, new evidence

Kevin O’Rourke
15/04 2020
12:15-13:15, DIAS Conference Room, 1. floor, SDU, Campus Odense

Interwar protectionism has a bad reputation, but quantitative economic historians have typically concluded that its impact was relatively minor. Recent research, using newly collected data and modern statistical methods, is beginning to shed new light on the impact of interwar tariffs and quotas on trade flows.