- Suppose the US implements a trade policy that produces an increase in imports.
- What special-interest groups in the US will most likely gain from the increased imports?
- What special-interest groups in the US will most likely lose from the increased imports?
(Special interest groups include consumers; various industries; e.g. the domestic auto and computer industries; workers in different industries, e.g. steelworkers and textile workers; and groups representing social causes like environmentalists and those supporting reform of working conditions.)