Plenary session "New Protectionism and its Costs": New Protectionism: Forms, Scale, and Effects

Simon J. Evenett

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Plenary session: New Protectionism and its Costs

Protectionism has been on the rise since the World Financial Crisis. While it was focused on behind-the-border measures or so called trade defense instruments until recently, we now witness a return of interventionist tariff policies. How strong have the impediments to international trade become? How do they impact the flow of goods and services? What are the economic costs associated to this new protectionism?

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