Can Protectionism Ever Be Respectable?
A Skeptics Case for the Cultural Exception, with Special Reference to French Movies
By Julien Bornon, Jacques Delacroix
This article appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of The Independent Review
Are cultural goods an exception to the proposition that protectionist trade policies make consumers worse off? Frances film industry, which receives taxpayer subsides, preferential tax treatment, and other government assistance, is a revealing case study in the controversy over cultural protectionism.
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