Rent seeking: The potash dispute between Canada and the United States

Picketts, Valerie J.; Schmitz, Andrew
May 1991
American Journal of Agricultural Economics;May91, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p255
Academic Journal
Examines the potash trade dispute between Canada and the United States associated with rent seeking. Economic model of the potash market; Countervailing duties in the potash market; Price equilibrium and dominant firm pricing; Negative rents in the potash market; Effects of different price strategies on potash.


Related Articles

  • Increasing U.S. Competitiveness in the World Economy: A Comparative Study. Hsin-Min Tong // American Business Review;Jan1990, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p31 

    The objectives of this paper are twofold: (1) to identify and discuss the major differences in business environments and philosophies between Japan and the U.S.; and (2) to offer useful recommendations to American political leaders and business executives as to how to more effectively cope with...

  • Distant Brothers. Orozco, Manuel // Hemisphere: A Magazine of the Americas;Fall98, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p30 

    Focuses on the issues influencing the development of Guatemalans, Nicaraguans and Salvadorans of Central America. Role of the Central American Chambers of Commerce in forging business ties between United States and Central America; Issues dominating the United States foreign policy agenda...

  • Program aims to ease border shipments. Dickinson, Casey J. // Business Journal (Central New York);4/19/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p1 

    Focuses on the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), a program that will allow companies that meet higher security standards to move cargo shipments across U.S.-Canadian border with fewer inspections. Information on electronic communications systems used in the program;...

  • Pact may be perfectly timed. Steyn, Greta // Finance Week;12/16/2002, p39 

    Reports on the negotiations for a free trade agreement between South Africa and the U.S. Preferential access of African countries to the US market; Economic advantages from the African Growth and Opportunities Act; Competitive position of the US with the European Union.

  • U.S.-CUBA COMPENSATION POLICY. Gilmore, Bradley T. // Texas Hispanic Journal of Law & Policy;Spring2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p79 

    Focuses on the compensation policy between Cuba and the U.S. Expropriation of Cuba on all U.S. investments; Implementation of the nationalization program; Elimination of U.S. import subsidy on Cuban sugar; Overview of the Cuban nationalization program and U.S.-Cuban compensation policies.

  • Stats on the States. Prochazka, Veronica // Export Wise;Summer 2002, p7 

    Presents statistics on Canadian exports to the U.S. as of summer 2002.

  • The yo-yo swings north. Dupin, Chris // JoC Week;10/7/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 40, p14 

    Reports on the volatility of export and import levels reflected in the container trades between the United States and South America. Effects on trade of the strength of the U.S. dollar; Economic problems of South American countries; Reliance on exports to boost sagging economies, widening the...

  • SA nuclear power worries US. Vesely, Milan // African Business;Jul/Aug98, Issue 234, p8 

    Reports that the United States (US) intelligence agencies are reviewing South Africa's multi-billion dollar armament industry particularly its apartheid era nuclear weapons program. Information on South Africa's seven nuclear weapons; Concerns of the US on South Africa's armament industry;...

  • Has Africa missed the boat again? Vesely, Milan // African Business;Sep98, Issue 235, p31 

    Discusses the United States' economic relation with African countries. Factors that affected United States' investment in Africa; American President Bill Clinton's Africa Growth and Opportunity Bill; Some indicators of the continued trade with the United States.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics