|Cato Policy Analysis No. 32||January 12, 1984|
by Daniel Klein
Daniel Klein is a graduate student in economics at New York University.
Last spring, the import duties on large motorcycles were raised drastically. By any economic criterion, the new tariff is counterproductive, and the Reagan administration was fully aware of it. The decision is thus an interesting case study in the political economy of protectionism.
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