U.S. Legislated Tariffs since 1930


Lydia Cox and Miguel Acosta. In Preparation. “U.S. Legislated Tariffs since 1930”.


We present a newly digitized dataset of legislated tariff rates in the United States dating back to the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930. The dataset contains all tariff rates from 1930 to 1946, all rates after each round of GATT negotiations through 1988, and all rates since 1989.