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Global competition demands more technology and higher value added products
A. Malik / Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan 2000
Looks at the trade prospects for Pakistan's textile and clothing exports in the international market at the time when it has been decided in the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing that the trade in this sector from the developing ...
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...
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China’s African infrastructure projects: a tool in reshaping global norms
R. du Plessis / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The resilience of China’s investments in African infrastructure has been called into question in the light of its own economic slowdown. The substantial reduction in Chinese demand for African commodities has resulted in ...
Costs of non-cooperation in South Asia: an illustration and way forward
R.U. Das / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2016
The South Asian economic integration has remained afflicted with a narrative that is more often than not a negative one. As a part of this, the arguments put forth include the assertion that the region lacks in trade complemen...
Deepening trade and investment relations post-AGOA: three options for South Africa
C. Prinsloo; C. Ncube / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
As the US and Africa look to engage at the 2016 annual African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum under the theme of ‘Maximizing AGOA Now While Preparing for the Future beyond AGOA’, two pertinent issues come to...
Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jur...
Economic repercussions of the Look East Policy in Zimbabwe
F. Tombindo; N. Tukić / Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch 2016
In 2003, Zimbabwe formally announced the Look East Policy (LEP) in the face of economic sanctions by the West. This, coupled with the Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) of 2000, has strengthened trade and bilateral investments ...
Policy briefing: SMEs and GVCs in the G20: implications for Africa and developing countries
P. Draper; C. Pswarayi / Global Economic Governance Africa 2016
Increasing the participation of developing countries in global value chains (GVCs) is now an accepted G20 priority. However, there is disagreement over how multinational corporations (MNCs), which drive GVCs, can be persuaded to incor...
SMEs and GVCs in the G20 implications for Africa and developing countries
P. Draper; C. Pswarayi / Global Economic Governance Africa 2016
Increasing the participation of developing countries in global value chains (GVCs) is now an accepted G20 priority that features prominently on the Chinese government’s agenda for the 2016 summit. However, there is disagreement o...
Are export sanctions effective?
J.I. Haidar / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Export sanctions continue to be used by countries while attempting to change the behavior of other governments, and, they still surface at the center of current policy debates when it comes to Iran. However, we still lack comp...
Accelerating energy efficiency: initiatives and opportunities
Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency 2015
Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries face an urgent need to advance economic develo p- ment and social welfare by enabling progress in priority areas such as health , education and infrastructure. If we add to these needs vuln...
Natural gas market outlook: how Latin America and the Caribbean can benefit from the US shale boom
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2015
The surge in US natural gas production from the shale boom is transforming global gas markets. Less than a decade ago, with natural gas production on the decline, the United States was expected to become a major importer of liquefied ...
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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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