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Aftershocks: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of a US Border Adjustment Tax

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February 14, 2017
Aftershocks: Quantifying the Economic Impacts of a US Border Adjustment Tax

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.

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Dan Ciuriak, Former Deputy Chief Economist, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; Director and Principal, CiuriakConsulting Inc.
Dan Ciuriak
Jingliang Xiao, Research Associate with Ciuriak Consulting

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