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Replication Data for: The Production Relocation and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Flaaen, Aaron (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
  • Hortaçsu, Ali (University of Chicago)
  • Tintelnot, Felix (University of Chicago)
Publication Date
2020-06-30
Free Keywords
Tariffs; Washing Machines
Description
  • Abstract

    We estimate the price effect of U.S. import restrictions on washers. The 2012 and 2016 antidumping duties against South Korea and China were accompanied by downward or minor price movements along with production relocation to other export platform countries. With the 2018 tariffs, on nearly all source countries, the price of washers increased nearly 12 percent. Interestingly, the price of dryers—not subject to tariffs—increased by an equivalent amount. Factoring in dryer prices and price increases by domestic brands, the 2018 tariffs on washers imply a tariff elasticity of consumer prices of above one.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-01-01 / 2018-12-31
    Time Period: Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2010--Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2018
Geographic Coverage
  • United States, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, Canada
Availability
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20190611 (Text)
Publications
  • Flaaen, Aaron, Ali Hortaçsu, and Felix Tintelnot. “The Production Relocation and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines.” American Economic Review 110, no. 7 (July 2020): 2103–27. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20190611.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20190611 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-06-30 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2020-06-26

Flaaen, Aaron; Hortaçsu, Ali; Tintelnot, Felix (2020): Replication Data for: The Production Relocation and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E117121