BOFIT Policy Brief 4/22: Trade sanctions and Russian production
A new BOFIT Policy Brief 4/2022
Heli Simola: Trade sanctions and Russian production
The EU, US and several other countries have responded with a wide range of new economic sanctions on Russia in response to the military attack on Ukraine. These sanctions include various restrictive measures on trade with Russia. In this brief, we examine the potential short-term effects of trade sanctions on Russian production with an input-output framework. We find that the trade sanctions can have substantial negative effects on Russian production when Russia is unable to find alternative markets for imports and exports.
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