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Openness, sustainability, and public participation in transboundary river-basin institutions
L. Milich; R.G. Varady / Office of Arid Land Studies University of Arizona 1998
Existing analyses of water compacts fall short by ignoring place, a vital component when considering the viability of treaties. omprehensive examinations of how international river basins are managed are also markedly lacking. The thr...
Good Governance and Trade Policy: Are They the Keys to Africa's Global Integration and Growth?
F. Ng; A. Yeats / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 1999
Model testing the influence of trade and governance policies on economic performance Turning the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa around requires badly needed national policy reform—abandoning the region's restrictive fisca...
Intellectual Property Rights and Biodiversity: The Economic Myths
GRAIN 1999
Examines the economic costs and benefits of the WTO's Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs), with special regard for developing countries and their wealth of biological diversity. In particular, ch...
Environment benefits from removing trade restrictions and distortions: background for WTO negotiations
S. Page / Overseas Development Institute 1999
The interaction between environmental policies and trade policies emerged as an issue at the end of the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations in 1994. It has been feared by developing countries as a potential excuse for protection, but ...
Global Trade expansion and liberalisation: gender issues and impacts
M. Fontana; S. Joekes; R. Masika / BRIDGE 1998
A major challenge for development policy aimed at reducing poverty is to enable a more equitable distribution of the gains associated with trade expansion and liberalisation. This requires a better understanding of why some countries ...
Alternatives for the Americas
Global Exchange 1998
an international effort to create positive alternatives to the neoliberal model imposed from above by international capital. The document addresses the major topics on the official agenda of the Free Trade Area of the Americas ...
Trade liberalisation and women
United Nations Development Fund for Women 1999
WWW site for UNIFEM programme on women and international trade. Aims to bring together relevant data on trade issues and their gender-differentiated impact on women Includes an overview of issues, list of acronyms, calandar of ...
The global trading system and the developing countries in 2000
C.F. Bergsten / Institute for International Economics, USA 1999
Sketches the pattern of global trade policy that has been evolving over the past couple of decades. Then analyzes the contemporary threats to the trading system, with considerable emphasis on the trade policy of the United States, and...
The continuing Asian financial crisis: global adjustment and trade
M. Noland; S. Robinson; Z Wang / Institute for International Economics, USA 1999
Uses a multi-region computable general equilibrium model to analyze the impact of the Asian crisis thus far, highlighting the implications of possible future developments in Japan and China. The main conclusion is that depreciation of...
Business services in the Globalizing African economies
P.O. Pedersen / Danish Institute for International Studies 1998
Discusses the role of business services in the economy in general and especially in the low-income African economies. At the global level large transnational business service firms are developing global service networks linking the wo...
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Environmental Product Measures: Barriers for South-North Trade?
International Institute for Environment and Development 1998
An increasing volume of exports from the south is subject to environmetal regulation in northern markets. The frequency of incidence of these measures, their coverage in value terms and their impacts on the market access for exporters...
Assessing the Impact of Rice Policy Changes in Viet Nam and the Contribution of Policy Research
A.G. Ryan / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Analysis of the economic impact of IFPRI research on the rice policy and marketing in Vietnam between 1995-1997. The research is described, and the conclusions and recommendations that emerged are discussed in the context of th...
Land markets can work without definition of property rights or formal registration of transfers
A. Janvry de; E. Sadoulet / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
The objective of the research that this policy brief reports on is to analyse different mechanisms of access to land for the rural poor in an era when redistribution through expropriative land reform is largely inconsistent with the f...
Economic model of benefits SADC regional trade cooperation
D. Evans / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
This paper asks: What are the impact effects of the different routes towards regional integration in Southern Africa, the 'intended' FTA, the CUmin or FT? Does trade creation dominate dominate trade diversion ...
India is failing to attract expatriate investment
A. Guha; A. S. Ray / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 2000
This paper offers estimated econometric models of FDI inflows into both China and India, making a distinction between multinational versus expatriate investments and provides statistics and analysis for both countries. Findings...
Reviewing the transfer of export crop marketing responsibilities from the state to the private sector
A. W. Shepherd; S. Farolfi / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1999
The transfer can be considered to have been reasonably successful so far. Producer returns have generally been higher than under the former marketing arrangements and payments more prompt. But in many countries, however, the changes h...
Trade Liberalisation and Poverty
M. Bussolo; Henri-Bernard Solignac Lecomte / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Increasing international flows of trade and capital are too often seen as a major cause of widening gaps in living standards between populations in the North and the South or within these regions. However, serious attempts at understa...
Sustaining Trade and Exchange Rate Reform in Africa: Lessons for Macroeconomic Management
M. McPherson / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
Over the past two decades, most African countries have attempted to promote trade and exchange rate reform as part of broader programs of structural adjustment. Few countries have sustained the reforms. Many potentially beneficial pol...
Poverty, inequality and growth in Zambia during the 1990s
N. McCulloch; B. Baulch; M. Cherel-Robson / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Paper reanalyses the household survey data from three out of four surveys carried out in Zambia in the 1990s, in order to chart the evolution of poverty and inequality during that decade. In addition, the economic policies pursued dur...
Managing the transition out of preferential trading status
K. Owino / Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya 2000
Looks at the options open to Kenya after the withdrawal of Lome privileges. They are: regional partnerships, particularly with Tanzania and Uganda who retain Lome preferences a bilateral trade arrangement with ...
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Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Wharton Financial Institutions Center is an independently managed site at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Center sponsors and directs primary research on financial institutions and their interface with financial markets.
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)
MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the foundations for people – especially decision-makers in Germany and Europe – to better judge questions and issues relating to China.
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment and Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
CUTS CCIER has the following programmatic areas:   Competition Policy and Law Economic Regulationï Consumer Protection Investment Climate Objectives: The main objectives of the centre are:...
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Econ├│micos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA)
The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) was founded by presidential order on September 20, 2010. This foundation involved the merger of two previously existing academies: The Academy of National Economy (ANE), which was established in 1977, and the Russian Academy of Public Administration (RAPA), established in 1991. The merger also brought togeth...
Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento / Brazilian Centre of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Cebrap is a globalized research center, with long-term international partnerships with research institutes, universities, funding agencies, and civil associations, mainly in the United States and Europe, but also from India, Africa, China, and Latin America. Currently, Cebrap conducts ongoing research on citizenship, elections, political institutions, participation, governance, social mov...
K-Developedia
K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Key features: K-Developedia allows users to free access to 35,000 full texts, photos, and videos on Korea’s development experience Resources include Korea’s policy document, development cases, comparative studies and developme...
Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct research and analysis primarily, but not exclusively for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. The Institute supports the Government, the Private Sector, Civil Society and other stakeholders in Zambia on evidence-based policy advice through conducting research and poli...
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