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February 14, 2017

The imposition of a border adjustment tax (BAT) by the United States would hit Canadian exporters hard, according to a C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Aftershocks: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of a US Border Adjustment Tax,” authors Dan Ciuriak and Jingliang Xiao find a BAT would be trade-distorting and economically damaging to the United States and its trading partners.

Dan Ciuriak

Dan Ciuriak is Fellow in Residence with the C.D. Howe Institute. He also holds fellowships with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (Waterloo) and  the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (Vancouver) and is Director and Principal, Ciuriak Consulting Inc. (Ottawa).

Jingliang Xiao

Jingliang Xiao is a research associate responsible for policy modelling at Ciuriak Consulting Inc.