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26 March 2014

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199370658

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Dealing with Losers

The Political Economy of Policy Transitions

Professor Michael J. Trebilcock

  • 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