Staff Report 103
International Policy Cooperation May Be Undesirable
Published February 1, 1986
This paper presents a simple counterexample to the belief that international policy cooperation is desirable. It also explains circumstances under which such a counterexample is possible.
Versions of this report were published under the titles “International Policy Cooperation May Be Undesirable” and “Policy Cooperation Among Benevolent Governments May Be Undesirable.”
Published In: Review of Economic Studies (Vol 56, 1989, pp. 289-296)
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