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Tariffs - The Economic Effect of Tariffs - Economics - About.com
In my article "The Softwood Lumber Dispute" we saw an example of a tariff placed on a foreign good. A tariff is simply a tax or duty placed on an imported good ...
http://economics.about.com/cs/taxpolicy/a/tariffs.htm
Why Are Tariffs Preferable to Quotas? - Economics - About.com
In this article we look at why tariffs are often preferred to import quotas. There's a few reasons why tariffs are more desirable than quotas.
http://economics.about.com/cs/taxpolicy/a/tariffs_quotas.htm
The Softwood Lumber Dispute - Economics - About.com
Softwood Lumber Dispute - Weyerhauser · The Economic Effect of Tariffs · The Logic of Collective Action · The Effect of Taxes on Economic Growth ...
http://economics.about.com/cs/agriculture/a/softwood_lumber.htm
Tariffs: Definition, Examples, Pros and Cons
Apr 4, 2013 ... Definition: Tariffs are custom taxes that are levied on imported goods. The tax is usually applied as a percentage of the total cost of the product, ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/tariff.htm
What Is the Smoot-Hawley Tariff? - American History Q&A
The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of June 1930 raised US tariffs to historically high levels. This piece of legislation was originally intended to help protect domestic ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/greatdepression/f/smoot_hawley.htm
Definition of Tariff of Abominations - 19th Century History - About.com
The Tariff of Abominations was the name given to the Tariff of 1828 by outraged southerners who felt the tax on imports was excessive and unfairly targeted their  ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/Tariff-Of-Abominations.htm
Morrill Tariff the Real Cause of the Civil War? - 19th Century History
Some people claim the real cause of the American Civil War was a forgotten law passed in early 1861, the Morrill Tariff. This law, which taxed imports to the ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/civilwar/f/morill-tariff-civil-war.htm
What Is GATT - General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) provided global trade rules as well as a framework for trade disputes from 1948 to 1994. It was one of three ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/politicaljunkies/g/GATT.htm
What Caused the Great Depression? - US Politics on About.com
The 1913 Underwood-Simmons Tariff was an experiment with lowered tariffs. In 1921, Congress ended that experiment with the Emergency Tariff Act. In 1922, ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/economy/tp/what_caused_great_depression.htm
Trade Protectionism Definition, Advantages and Disadvantage
Trade protectionism is how countries try to protect their domestic industries by raising tariffs and reducing imports. Here's pros, cons and examples.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/Trade-Protectionism.htm
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