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Case Summary

Steel Wars: A Battle for the Future of American Steel

Case Number: 5-204-256, Year Published: 2004

HBS Number: KEL002

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Authors: Nabil Al-NajjarSandeep Baliga; Chris Forman

Key Concepts

Regulation, Dumping, International Trade, Subsidies, Tariffs, Quotas


This case studies the impact of tariffs, subsidies, and quotas on the U.S. steel market. It pays particular attention to "winners" and "losers" from different policies. The impact of these policies is illustrated via applications to the events in the U.S. steel market in 2001.

Number of Pages: 14

Extended Case Information

Teaching Areas: Economics

Geographic: US

Industry: Steel

Organization Name: NA

Organization Department: NA

Decision Maker Position: NA

Year of Case: 2001