This is a comprehensive treatment on North American experience with subsidies and indicates how well-intentioned programs have sometimes failed to achieve their stated purposes. Information is given on government expenditures in the U.S. and Canada for rivers and harbors, inland waterways, airways and airports, freeways and highways, navigation facilites, direct grants and subsidies. The chapters: Subsidy Mechanisms, the U.S. Experience; Transport Subsidies in Canada; subsidy and Counter Subsidy; Grain Movement Subsidies and Economic Distortions; Indirect Subsidies in Canadian Aviation; The Effect of Transportation Subsidies in Developing Countries; Subsidies and Local Service Airlines--the U.S. Experience; Feed Grain Subsidies.

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    University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    1924 West Mall
    Vancouver, British Columbia  Canada  V6T 1W5
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  • Accession Number: 00142949
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 1976 12:00AM