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Globalization and Trade
Policy Brief
Aid effectiveness: Growth and beyond

The questions of whether aid has impact and is effective have been the subject of considerable attention...

Aid effectiveness aid and growth Development aid
Journal Article
Aid Impact and Effectiveness: Introduction and Overview

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Donors Fragile states Climate change
Journal Special Issue
Aid Impact and Effectiveness Aid effectiveness aid and growth Development aid
Journal Article
Trade, poverty, and social protection in developing countries

This article is currently available for early online view. How do shifts in trade affect social protections for the poor?...

Globalization and Trade Social protection
Working Paper
Trade, poverty, and social protection in developing countries

How do shifts in trade affect social protections for the poor?...

Globalization and Trade Social protection
Workshop
UNU-WIDER & UNU-CRIS Joint Session on South-South Integration in a North-South Context: Regional and Global Integration: Quo Vadis?

UNU-WIDER & UNU-CRIS Joint Session (Parallel 1.1) to be held on Saturday, 16 January, South-South Integration in a North-South Context.

13 January 201019 January 2010
Prague, Czech Republic
Past event
Workshop
UNU-WIDER and UNU-CRIS International Workshop on South-South and North-South Trade Agreements: Compatibility Issues

South-South reciprocal trade agreements continue to surge in popularity despite arguments that they are a sub-optimal trade choice relative to North-South agreements or non-discriminatory trade liberalization. S-S agreements include both new...

5 November 20096 November 2009
Bruges, Belgium
Past event
Project
South-South development cooperation

Theme: 2008-09

Globalization and Trade Development financing Capital flows
Project
Southern engines of global growth

Theme: 2006-07

The project centers on the inter-linkages between the major developing countries of Brazil, India, China and South Africa and the global economy, with a special emphasis on the implications of China’s growth on smaller economies and the rest...

Globalization and Trade Growth Trade
Project
Impact of globalization on the world's poor

Theme: 2004-05

Globalization offers new opportunities for accelerating development and poverty reduction. And there is much concern about the distribution of benefits; in particular whether the poor gain from globalization, and under what circumstances it may...

Globalization and Trade Globalization Poverty
Project
Financial sector development for growth and poverty reduction

Theme: 2004-05

The mobilization of domestic savings for private investment plays a crucial role in achieving growth and poverty reduction; this is demonstrated by the historical experience of the now developed countries as well as East Asia. However two problems...

Globalization and Trade
Project
The impact of the WTO agreement on low income countries

Theme: 2002-03

When the Uruguay Round was being negotiated and it was coming to a close, a number of estimates were made about the impact of the agreement on poor countries. Many assessments indicated that there would be a net loss for them while others came up...

Globalization and Trade
Project
Refugees, international migration and poverty

Theme: 2000-01

Fleeing poverty, violence and 'ethnic cleansing' millions of people leave their homes every year in search of safety and economic opportunities. In contrast to the migrations of the nineteenth century today's migrations often take place through...

Globalization and Trade
Project
Globalization and the obstacles to the successful integration of small vulnerable economies

Theme: 2000-01

A key challenge for policy makers is how to bring about the successful integration of the less developed countries into the international system. Many of the obstacles to the meaningful participation of vulnerable developing economies in the...

Globalization and Trade
Project
Development problems in natural resource-based growth models

Theme: 1998-99

In the top and bottom ranks of the GDP/c league, one finds countries which are completely devoid of natural resources, as well as others where the natural wealth of the country has played an important role in development. The evidence reviewed in...

Globalization and Trade
Project
EMU and its impact on Europe and the developing countries

Theme: 1998-99

The single European currency, the euro, implies deep changes in the pattern of economic integration in Europe, as well as in the world financial system. These changes will have important consequences on developing countries as well. In Europe, the...

Globalization and Trade
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