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Book Chapter
Economic Openness and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Commercial policy International finance International trade
Journal Article
Effects of Foreign Aid on Income through International Trade

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Working Paper
The contribution of services to trade and development in Southern Africa

Services are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports. This presents opportunities for emerging economies to adapt and enter new markets...

Tradable sectors Services International trade
Working Paper
Effects of foreign aid on income through international trade

This paper presents a review of recent studies that estimate the trade effects of foreign aid...

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Journal Article
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices of domestic Vietnamese firms and their engagement with foreign markets...

Corporate social responsibility Spillovers International trade
Blog
Rising powers and the collapse of the Doha Round

Rising powers have had a profound impact on the WTO. For over half a century the trading system was dominated by the US and other advanced industrialized states, with developing countries and their interests severely marginalized...

Free trade International trade
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Ronald Findlay

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on The Trade-Development Nexus in Theory and History.

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
About
Photos - AL13

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 13.

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
News
Press release - AL13

Professor Ronald Findlay, Author of 'Power and Plenty' at United Nations University — WIDER

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
Blog
Made in Africa - Learning to Compete in Industry: Policy proposals

One of the strengths of the new UNU-WIDER and Brookings book Made in Africa is that, in the best sense of the word, its proposals are debatable. It provides evidence and arguments for particular policies...

Economic development International trade Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Imports, supply chains, and firm productivity

This paper explores the relationship between imports and firm productivity, focusing on imported intermediates...

International trade Productivity
Working Paper
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between the corporate social responsibility practices of local domestic firms and their engagement with foreign markets using four waves of panel data on a sample of more than 4,500 manufacturing firms from Viet Nam...

International trade Social values Corporate social responsibility
Working Paper
Importing and firm performance: New evidence from South Africa

This paper uses firm-level data from company tax declarations to analyse the complementary relationship between direct access to imported intermediate inputs and manufacturing firm performance in South Africa. There are three main findings...

Business Delivery of goods International trade
Working Paper
Border adjustment mechanisms: Elements for economic, legal, and political analysis

This paper examines, from a multidisciplinary perspective, plausible hypotheses for implementation of border carbon adjustment mechanisms, seen as a complement to strong environmental regulation...

Environmental justice International trade Political science
Blog
Understanding FDI spillover mechanisms

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has been praised as an important development tool, especially for countries at low levels of industrial development...

Economic development International trade Investments, Foreign
Working Paper
Falling oil prices and sustainable energy transition: Towards a multilateral agreement on fossil-fuel subsidies

Fossil-fuel subsidies are economically inefficient and harmful for the environment yet efforts to phase them out at the national and international levels have not been effective...

International trade Nonrenewable natural resources Prices
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