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Does globalization impede egalitarian redistribution?
S. Bowles / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2001
Paper seeks to answer the following question: in a liberalised world economy, what programs to increase employment and real wages are implementable by democratic nation states acting independently? In the absence of internation...
Micro-macro linkages in financial markets: the impact of financial liberalisation on access to rural credit in four African countries
P. Mosley / Institute for Development Policy and Management, Manchester 1999
Almost every programme of economic reform contains a financial liberalisation component; but little work has been done to assess the effects of financial liberalisation on access to credit in individual markets. This paper presents a ...
SADC-EU Trade Relations in a Post Lomé World
S. Page; P. Robinson; H.B. Solignac Lecomte; M. Bussolo / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Guidelines prepared for the SADC Secretariat on options, opportunities and methods for negotiation of future trade agreements between the European Union and SADC. Summary (25 pages) available online
The Facilitation of the Transfer of Learning Material
C. Swales / Commonwealth of Learning 1999
Provides practical advice to producers and users in selling, transferring, purchasing and acquiring teaching materials. It is designed to facilitate the inter-institutional negotiation processes between producers and users and to iden...
National trade performance statistics
International Trade Centre 1998
Data is presented by country, both in graphical and table format. Base year is 1997, with analysis of growth trends between 1993 and 1997. Shed lights on the following questions: What are the leading export products of...
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...
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An orderly trading system and liberalisation: good news for Tanzania
Marwa Kisiri / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
The paper looked at the negotiations and the elements of the final Act of the Uruguay Round and the initial assessment of the implications of the Uruguay Round and the measures to be taken by Tanzania. Found that the agreements...
Detailed breakdown of the impact of various economic reforms on different sectors of society
S. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
The aim of the study was to identify and analyse the impacts of economic reform programmes and policies on poverty alleviation. In particular it examined how economic reforms impinge on poverty alleviation (directly or indirectly) in Tanzan...
Firm-level clustering: a means to improve operational competitiveness?
J. Barnes; M. Morris / School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 2000
The Industrial Restructuring Project (IRP) aims at supporting industrial policy in South Africa at the national, provincial and local levels. Important features: Focuses on critical issues that are impacting on t...
Process of integration must not be too ambitious too early
S.M. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
Examination of the impact of economic integration on a broad range of distinct sectors. Includes: agriculture; mining; wildlife; transport; health; education; construction; tourism and labour markets. Provides recommendations f...
Moderation of inequitable integration caused by WTO requires formal democratic representation
S.P. Shukla / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
The aim of this paper is to analyse the evolution of the international trading system from its inception as GATT in 1947 to its latest incarnation as WTO. The study focuses on the adequacy or inadequacy of the system as it evolved and...
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 ...
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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
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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