ERIC Number: EJ548251
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Estimating the Costs to Consumers of the U.S. Sugar Quota: An Exercise for Introductory Economics Classes.
Williams, Andrew T.
Journal of Economic Education, v28 n2 p173-81 Spr 1997
Provides a classroom exercise using the restrictive tariffs on sugar to examine issues of protectionism and international trade. Discusses related issues such as the North American Free Trade Agreement and the formation of large regional trading blocks. Includes a hands-on calculation of the economic impact of the quota on consumers. (MJP)
Descriptors: Competition, Consumer Economics, Costs, Economic Impact, Economics, Economics Education, Food, Foreign Policy, Free Enterprise System, Fundamental Concepts, Government Role, Imports, International Trade, Learning Activities, Public Policy, Purchasing, Quotas, Supply and Demand, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A