|Daron Acemoglu||MIT||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Alberto Alesina||Harvard||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Joseph Altonji||Yale||Strongly Agree||9||Bio/Vote History|
|Alan Auerbach||Berkeley||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|David Autor||MIT||Strongly Agree||10||
FM Scherer did a cogent analysis of the Sugar Quota system as a Harvard Kennedy School case many years ago.
|Katherine Baicker||Harvard||Agree||2||Bio/Vote History|
|Marianne Bertrand||Chicago||Agree||3||Bio/Vote History|
|Raj Chetty||Harvard||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Judith Chevalier||Yale||Strongly Agree||10||
And drives demand for corn sweeteners.
|Janet Currie||Princeton||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|David Cutler||Harvard||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Angus Deaton||Princeton||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Darrell Duffie||Stanford||Strongly Agree||1||
Economics 101. Lowering the supply (from foreign sources), leads the price to go up. At each price, a tariff lowers the foreign supply.
|Aaron Edlin||Berkeley||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Barry Eichengreen||Berkeley||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Ray Fair||Yale||Strongly Agree||10||
On the other hand sugar has negative health externalities and should probably be heavily taxed.
|Pinelopi Goldberg||Yale||Agree||9||Bio/Vote History|
|Claudia Goldin||Harvard||Strongly Agree||3||
I wrote a term paper on this topic in the previous century when I was an undergraduate. Don't know anything else about sugar markets.
|Austan Goolsbee||Chicago||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
|Michael Greenstone||Chicago||Strongly Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Robert Hall||Stanford||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Bengt Holmström||MIT||Strongly Agree||9||Bio/Vote History|
This is purely empirical q that depends on degree to which the barrier binds. I've seen evidence for/against so this is a q for area experts
|Kenneth Judd||Stanford||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
|Anil Kashyap||Chicago||Agree||5||Bio/Vote History|
|Pete Klenow||Stanford||Strongly Agree||8||
Terrible policy, but at least not as bad as the U.S. Sugar Act which expired in 1974.
-see background information here
|Edward Lazear||Stanford||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Jonathan Levin||Stanford||Did Not Answer||Bio/Vote History|
|Eric Maskin||Harvard||Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|William Nordhaus||Yale||Strongly Agree||9||
|Maurice Obstfeld||Berkeley||Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Emmanuel Saez||Berkeley||Agree||2||Bio/Vote History|
|José Scheinkman||Princeton||Strongly Agree||9||
In addition sugar trade barriers have caused part of the candy industry to move abroad. Life Savers are now made in Canada.
|Richard Schmalensee||MIT||Strongly Agree||7||Bio/Vote History|
|Hyun Song Shin||Princeton||Agree||6||Bio/Vote History|
|Nancy Stokey||Chicago||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
|Richard Thaler||Chicago||Strongly Agree||7||
uncle Sam as sugar daddy.
|Christopher Udry||Yale||Strongly Agree||8||Bio/Vote History|
|Luigi Zingales||Chicago||Strongly Agree||10||Bio/Vote History|
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