Tariff protectionProtection provided by a tariff.
Domestic distortions argument for protectionDomestic distortions argument for protection
See second best argument.
Foreign investment argument for protectionForeign investment argument for protection
The use of protection to attract FDI from abroad. It does work, since much FDI has been motivated by firms trying to get behind a tariff wall to sell their products. In an otherwise nondistorted economy, however, the cost in terms of more expensive goods is higher than the benefit from additional capital.
Marine Mammal Protection ActMarine Mammal Protection Act
The 1972 U.S. law prohibiting the "taking" (harassing, hunting, capturing, or killing) of marine mammals, and also prohibiting the import of any marine mammal product or any fish that has been associated with the taking of marine mammals. See tune-dolphin case.
Building Societies Investor Protection SchemeBuilding Societies Investor Protection Scheme
A scheme set up to give limited protection to people with share and/or deposit accounts in authorised building societies which fail. Building societies are regulated and supervised by the Financial Services Authority and this scheme was replaced by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in December 2001. In the case of an authorised building society being wound up there is a provision to pay compensation of 90% of a person's shares and/or deposits up to a set maximum.
Call protectionCall protection
A feature of some callable bonds that establishes an initial period when the bonds may not be called.
Further Suggestionshome responsibilities protection
Balance of payments argument for protection
Nominal rate of protection
Domestic content protection
Employment argument for protection
National defense argument for protection
Second-best argument for protection
Patriotism argument for protection
Securities Investor Protection Corporation
Mortgage payment protection insurance (MPPI)
Exchange rate protection
Labor standards argument for protection
Fairness argument for protection
Externalities argument for protection
loan protection policy
Deposit Protection Scheme