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Trade liberalization is puzzling from the perspective of standard political economy models. Why would a government find it optimal to remove protection that it previously found optimal to impose? This paper reviews two types of approaches to answering this question: Approaches that view liberalization driven by strenghtened anti-protection forces, and approaches that view liberalization driven by an erosion of pro-protection forces. JEL class~$cation: F13; Fl5; FlOdoi:10.1016/0014-2921(95)00089-5 fatcat:a32lsz7o2zhn3edkv7llqhic74