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The economic damage of tariffs. Even at home

Political leaders and pundits sometimes propose import tariffs to offset the supposed price advantages and exert pressure for policy changes abroad. Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

Maurice Obstfeld

Professor of Economics , University of California, Berkeley

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 Macroeconomic impact in the United States from imposing tariffs on imported goods
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 Impact on United States trade from imposing tariffs on imported goods
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