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Estimating the impacts of US tariffs on UK exports of single malt Scotch whisky

This discussion paper aims to estimate the impact of US tariffs on UK exports of single malt Scotch whisky between Q4 2019 – Q4 2020 using the novel synthetic control method.

Estimating the impacts of US tariffs on UK exports of single malt Scotch whisky
Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank colleagues in RESAS, the Directorate for International Trade and Investment, the Directorate for Agriculture and Rural Economy, and the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser for valued advice and discussions throughout the project. A special thanks goes to analysts at the Scotch Whisky Association for their useful feedback and the additional data they kindly provided.


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