Dumping on U.S. Farmers: Are There Biases in Global Antidumping Regulations?

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Dumping on U.S. Farmers: Are There Biases in Global Antidumping Regulations?

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dc.contributor.author Reynolds, Kara M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-18T21:53:11Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-18T21:53:11Z
dc.date.created 2006-01
dc.date.issued 2006-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1961/4971
dc.description Working Paper No. 2006-03. 33 pages. en
dc.description.abstract The explosion of antidumping activity over the past 10 years has raised concern among agriculture analysts that antidumping regulations are biased toward imposing more protection on U.S. agricultural goods than other products. This research fails to find a statistically significant bias in the outcomes of antidumping investigations involving agricultural goods compared to other products, nor does it find significant evidence that foreign antidumping investigations into imports of food products have resulted in higher levels of protection than U.S. investigations. However, the results from a comprehensive case study analysis suggest that despite the lack of statistical evidence of bias, U.S. agricultural producers have reason to question the fairness of global antidumping regulations. Given these results, government officials should consider whether U.S. food producers could be better served by changes to both U.S. antidumping regulations and the World Trade Organization Antidumping Agreement. en
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Economics, American University en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Department of Economics, American University en
dc.subject.other Antidumping en
dc.subject.other Agriculture trade en
dc.subject.other Import protection en
dc.title Dumping on U.S. Farmers: Are There Biases in Global Antidumping Regulations? en
dc.type Working Paper en


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