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Published: 01 September 2015

240 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780190456948

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Dealing with Losers

The Political Economy of Policy Transitions

Michael J. Trebilcock

  • Winner of the Donner Prize for the best book on public policy by a Canadian in 2014
  • Emphasizes the importance, in political economy terms of addressing the transition costs associated with major policy changes
  • Analyzes a number of widely disparate policy reform contexts from trade liberalization to agricultural supply management, immigration, and climate change policy
  • Illustrates the importance of transition cost mitigation strategies in advancing a generally beneficial reform agenda
  • Provides tested examples and realistic strategies for genuine policy reform

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