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CentrePiece article
Industrial policy: why governments pick losers
Richard E. Baldwin and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP296:
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CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn 2009

Frédéric Robert-Nicoud and Richard Baldwin explain why governments often support ailing sectors.

This article summarises 'Entry and Asymmetric Lobbying:Why Governments Pick Losers' by Frédéric Robert-Nicoud and Richard Baldwin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 791 and subsequently published in the Journal of the European Economic Association 5(5): 1064-93, September 2007.