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International Trade

Chris Jones

in Applied Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199281978
eISBN:
9780191602535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281971.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Welfare measures are examined in the presence of taxes and quantitative restrictions on international trade flows. Harberger (1968) used the shadow exchange rate to compute the shadow prices of fully ... More


The Peanut Butter Crisis of 1980

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the peanut butter crisis of 1980. The year 1980 was the worst one peanut farmers had seen for two generations. In late August 1980, Roger Knapp, director of commodity ... More


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