Pressure groups and politics in antebellum tariffs

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Columbia University Press, 1977 - Business & Economics - 237 pages

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Contents

one Introduction
1
two Manufacturing Background and Tariff Rates
15
three Pressure and Congressional Tactics
47
four Effects of Tariffs
83
five Theory of Individual and Group Decisions
105
sixAn Empirical Test of a Positive Theory for 1824
139
seven Toward a Positive Theory of Tariff Change
169
appendix a The Redistributive Effects of Tariffs
183
appendix b Data
202
Bibliography
213
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