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How to Boost the Economy by Curbing Regulatory Distortions

October 15, 2012

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Overview

One of the most worrisome trends in international trade is the growing use of government-imposed anticompetitive market distortions (ACMDs) in advanced developing countries. The distortions harm some of the most valuable U.S. export interests and the welfare of consumers in the countries where they exist. Shanker Singham details the scale of the ACMD problem and a strategy for the United States to combat them.

Shanker A. Singham

Partner, Squire Sanders

See CFR Senior Fellow and Renewing America Director Edward Alden's accompanying blog post here.

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