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The impact of the 2018 trade war on US prices and welfare
Mary Amiti, Stephen J. Redding and David E. Weinstein
July 2019
Paper No' CEPCP553:
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CentrePiece 24 (2) Summer 2019

JEL Classification: F13; F14

Tags: international trade; tariffs; trade war

What has been happening to the US economy as a result of the Trump administration's 2018 round of import tariffs? Research by Mary Amiti, Stephen Redding and David Weinstein estimates the effects of this change in US trade policy on domestic consumers and the firms that import foreign goods.

This article summarises `The Impact of the 2018 Trade War on U.S. Prices and Welfare? by Mary Amiti, Stephen Redding and David Weinstein, CEP Discussion Paper No 1603 and forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Perspectives