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Principles for Trade and Sustainable Development
Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development Programme, IISD 1994
Series of principles, intended to guide trade and trade-related environment and development policies, practices and agreements, to help ensure that they work to achieve sustainable development. Drafted over the course of a year by a n...
Concepts and methods in determining the impact of trade policy on biodiversity
T. Conway / Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development Programme, IISD 1998
Paper develops an analytical framework for assessing the effects of trade liberalization on biodiversity conservation. The framework is designed for individuals preparing or analyzing country biodiversity studies who require a concept...
Population and environmental change: from linkages to policy issues
A. Marcoux / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 1999
Population dynamics, poverty and environmental change are linked in many ways and through multiple social and economic mechanisms, at various geographic levels. But not all those linkages have relevance for policy formulation in one o...
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 ...
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Zambia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture
J.G. Copestake / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Main purpose of this report is to present a balanced assessment of prospects for sustainable growth in smallholder agriculture in Zambia in the light of recent reforms. Given their historical underdevelopment in Zambia, and policy emp...
Malawi: Services and policies needed to support sustainable smallholder agriculture
M. Whiteside; S. Carr / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Malawi’ s smallholder agriculture is facing a crisis, particularly in the more populated south. There is an insidious combination of land shortage, continuous cultivation of maize, declining soil fertility, low yields, deforestat...
China's Unfinished Open-Economy Reforms: Liberalisation of Services
K Fukasaku; Y Ma; Q Yang / OECD Development Centre 1999
During the 1990s, China has experienced a surge in imports of services, particularly those of communication, insurance and other business services, despite the fact that the authorities have maintained a plethora of restrictive measur...
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...
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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 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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