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Title Protectionism and imperialism 1872-1914
Author Rogowski, Scott
Department Department of Economics and Business
Institution Colorado College
Degree Type bachelor
Degree Name Bachelor of Arts
Type of Resource text
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Accepted 2009
Date Digitized 2009
Abstract The purpose of this study was to find out what effect tariff rates had on the territorial growth of late 19th century European, American, and Japanese empires. Many, if not most, historical studies of late 19th to early 20th century imperialism have explained it as a cultural phenomenon. Others have hypothesized that the territorial growth owes some explanation to protectionism. This study found that, given a three year lag, tariff rates can explain a little more than 50% of the aggregate territorial growth rate with diminished results when observing country-by-country.
Keywords Protectionism
Imperialism
Historical economics
Rights Statement Copyright restrictions apply. Contact the author for permission to publish.
Extent 60 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Note (thesis) Senior Thesis -- Colorado College
Note (bibliography) Includes bibliography
Language eng
OCLC Identifier 436228584
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:1323
 
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