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Can Protectionism Ever Be Respectable? A Skeptic’s 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? France’s 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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