ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Protection and Exports A Theoretical Note

Protection and Exports: A Theoretical Note Sugata Marjit Abhirup Sarkar Protected home market reduces incentives for exports. We theoretically examine such an assertion and argue that if tariff is the protectionary device, exactly the opposite should be true. The conventional wisdom holds for quantitative restrictions. Our discussion critically clarifies the hypothesis that Indian exports are residual.

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