WORKSHEET FOR WRITING ASSIGNMENT #1: ECONOMIC

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WORKSHEET FOR WRITING ASSIGNMENT #1: ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF AN
INTERNATIONAL TRADE BARRIER OR ISSUE
Begin with the Library Course Guide on the library’s web site:
http://apps.carleton.edu/campus/library/find/guides/courses/?guide_id=128560
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Topic:
Topic to explore today:
Other Possible topics:
Task #1: Description of the trade barrier
News Sources:
Government Sources:
LexisNexis Academic
Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Annotated (HTSA)
ProQuest Newsstand
National Trade Estimates on Foreign Trade Barriers (via
STAT-USA)
Others?
Others?
Detailed information to be gathered:
Changes in Trade Policy
Over Time
[notes and sources]
Actual Amount of the Tariff or
Quota
[notes and sources]
Key Companies & Regions
Affected
[notes and sources]
Task #2: Quantitative Data on the Affected Market(s)
[sources and citations]
News sources [notes]
Detailed Information to be gathered:
Annual Consumption in U.S.
(or Home Country)
Statistical Abstract of the United
States
Annual Production in U.S. (or
Home Country)
FedStats: Search or Browse
Amount of Imports/Exports for
U.S. (or Home Country)
U.S. Foreign Trade Highlights, ITA
Task #3: Policy Analysis and Debate
Chapter 9 of Mankiw Text
News Sources: LexisNexis, ProQuest, Academic Search Premier
Contact me with questions: Kristin Partlo, x7668, [email protected]
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