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Multinational Firms: Reconciling Theory and Evidence
J.R. Markusen; K.E. Maskus / National Bureau of Economic Research, USA 1999
An important component of Robert Lipsey's work has been his research on multinational firms, and his careful documentation of their behavior in terms of production and intra-firm trade. In this paper, we extend recent theory referred ...
Discriminating Among Alternative Theories of the Multinational Enterprise
J.R. Markusen; K.E. Maskus / National Bureau of Economic Research, USA 1999
Recent theoretical developments have incorporated endogenous multinational firms into the general-equilibrium model of trade. One simple taxonomy separates the theory into vertical' models in which firms geographically separate activi...
Is Globalization Today Really Different than Globalization a Hundred Years Ago?
M.D. Bordo; B. Eichengreen; D.A. Irwin / National Bureau of Economic Research, USA 1999
Paper pursues the comparison of economic integration today and pre 1914 for trade as well as finance, primarily for the United States but also with reference to the wider world. We establish the outlines of international integration a...
Gender, informality and poverty: a global review of gender bias in female informal employment and incomes in developing countries
S.V. Sethuraman / Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing 1998
examines the evidence from countries on female informal employment and incomes. It traces the recent trends in female employment as well as its structure in developing countries using aggregate data. Women participation in the labor f...
Global Environment Outlook 2000 (GEO 2), UNEP
Global Environment Outlook Report and Project, UNEP 1999
Analyses both global and regional issues: key finding is that the continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation. The prese...
Trade Policy (gender issues)
As research reveals far-reaching gender implications of liberalisation, women's organisations are seeking to influence trade negotiations through the WTO. They argue that both trade-related measures and complementary policies are requ...
Intellectual property rights and globalization: implications for developing countries
C. Juma / Center for International Development, Harvard University 1999
Reviews the implications of the agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) under the World Trade Organization (WTO). It focuses on the national implemention of the TRIPS agreement, technological development, plant...
Assessing Environmental Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): An Analytic Framework (Phase II) and Issue Studies
NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation 1999
methodology for examining the environmental effects of NAFTA. This methodology represents the ongoing work of a team of more than two dozen people, with advice from dozens of other experts and stakeholders from the three countries. In...
Database for the ILO Task Force's study on the social impact of globalization in South Africa
Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 1999
Downloadable database of South African statistical data from 1993 to 1997 compiled from various sources on production, investment, trade, employment and earnings. In most cases the data cover only the so-called formal business ...
Environmental Regulation and International Competitiveness: A Review of Literature and Some European Evidence
R. Jenkins / United Nations University Institute for New technologies 1998
The impact of environmental regulation on competitiveness is a major issue of concern to policy makers. It has also been the subject of considerable academic debate in the last few years between those who see an inherent conflict betw...
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Why poor infra-structure is the main impediment for intra-Africa trade
R. Longo; K. Sekkat / OECD Development Centre 2001
Analyses the determinants of intra-African trade (IAT) to assess the potential obstacles to greater sub-regional trade. Finds that infrastructure, particularly poor telecommunication networks and weak transport c...
Coffee value chain analysis: importers and producers power ratio
R. Fitter; R. Kaplinsky / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
This paper applies value chain analysis to an agricultural “commodity” which is in the process of significant change in final product markets. By focusing on the capacity of value chain analysis to map input-output relations...
Alternatives to IPR
Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration formerly RAFI 2000
Paper argues that public research institutes have not thought through their context, or their choices. They have taken the path of least resistance and followed the IP trail. There are at least 28 specific policy initiatives they shou...
Public health sensitive options for LDCs in formulating their national legislation to conform with the provisions of TRIPs
C. Correa / South Centre 2000
This document presents options for the design and implementation of public-health-sensitive patent policies in developing countries. It examines approaches to selected issues in patent law that may help to strike a balance between the...
How government policy can impact on food security
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva ...
IPR literature review
G. Dutfield / Department for International Development, UK 2000
The references are arranged by the following subject areas: general texts agricultural development and food security biodiversity and the environment IPRs and biotechnology IPRs, medi...
Costs and benefits for LDCs in accession to the WTO
R. J. Langhammer; M. Lücke / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
The paper discusses i) the costs and benefits to be expected by least-developed and low-income ('vulnerable') economies if they accede to the WTO ii) the impact of current debates about WTO reform on vulnerable economies iii) measures...
Uncertainty of distribution and unfairness of revenue: key areas of conflict in natural resources exports
J. Herbst / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This study reviews the institutional structures that guide the allocation export revenue in developing countries, that are heavily dependent on a few natural resource exports. Paper suggests that conflict around natural resourc...
WTO: Understanding the Development Angle [Trade and Development Background Briefings]
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Series of 10 short background papers, each on a different aspect of the WTO agenda and describing how developing countries may be affected by different outcomes, and what preparations they need to make to participate effectively. Deve...
The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural resources
S. Barrett / FAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification 1995
The purpose of this paper is to review the economics of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and draw Implications for the international issues that are relevant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). ...
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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 Económicos (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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