Journal of Cultural Economics

, Volume 23, Issue 1–2, pp 87–93 | Cite as

Should Cultural Goods Be Treated Differently?

  • Andreu Mas-Colell


This article considers the specificity of cultural goods, services, and artifacts in the context of international trade theory. The analysis discusses possible justifications for import or export restrictions on cultural goods.

cultural goods export restrictions import restrictions international trade national content 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreu Mas-Colell
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  1. 1.Department of Economics and BusinessUniversitat Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain

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