Sanctions: protectionism, environment, and macro-level impacts
Are Sanctions Motivated by Protectionism: This paper attempts to answer the question, "are sanctions the U.S. imposes on foreign countries motivated by trade protectionism"? Using sanctions votes in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005-2015 and industry data within a given Congressional District, the empirical analysis indicates that with some types of sanctions bills and certain industries, Representatives' votes may be affected by the prevalence of industries within their district. The Necessary Conditions for Environmental Sanctions: Drawing from current environmental economics literature, ...
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