Optimal Tariffs: The Evidence
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Broda and Weinstein would like to thank the NSF for generous funding under grant NSF #0214378. Limão gratefully acknowledges the excellent research assistance of Piyush Chandra and the financial support of the IMF research department where he was a resident scholar during part of this research. We wish to thank Stephanie Aaronson, Fernando Alvarez, Kyle Bagwell, Alan Deardorff, Peter Debaere, Bill Ethier, John Romalis, Robert Staiger two anonymous referees and the editor for extremely useful and detailed comments. We also thank seminar participants at various institutions for numerous comments and suggestions (CEPR trade meeting Summer 2006, Chicago Fed, Empirical Investigations in Trade 2006, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, International Monetary Fund, Midwest International Economics Spring 2006, NBER ITI meeting Winter 2006, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin). The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors.