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Commercial policy
Working Paper
Impact of the Global Commodity and Financial Crises on Poverty in Vietnam

Economic growth in Vietnam has been fairly resilient to the global commodity and financial crises, but it is unclear why. In addition, the impact of the crises on employment and poverty is in dispute...

Commercial policy Financial crisis Government policy (Poor)
Journal Article
Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil

Part of Journal Special Issue Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America

Commercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Working Paper
Japan's Model of Economic Development: Relevant and Nonrelevant Elements for Developing Economies

Japan was the first non-western country to accomplish successful industrialization, and the dominant perception of its ‘industrial policy’ had over-emphasized specific characteristics of Japan...

Commercial policy Economic development Industrial policy
Blog
Can Entrepreneurship Make Peace Work?

Tony Addison and Tilman Brück There is a special role for entrepreneurship to play in making peace work...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Commercial policy Conflict management
Working Paper
Can Free Trade Guarantee Gains from Trade?

Static and dynamic gains from trade are the reasons why countries embark on the path of free trade, expecting this to promote industrialization and development...

Commercial policy Industrialization International trade
Working Paper
Globalization and Formal Sector Migration in Brazil

We use novel linked employer–employee data to study the relationship between globalization and formal sector interstate migration for Brazil...

Commercial policy Globalization International business enterprises
Book Chapter
Food Security in the SADC Region: An Assessment of National Trade Strategy in the Context of the 2001-03 Food Crisis

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Commercial policy Food industry and trade Food security
Journal Article
Trade Liberalization and Spatial Inequality: A Methodological Innovation in a Vietnamese Perspective

Part of Journal Special Issue Spatial Inequality and Development in Asia

Commercial policy Equilibrium (Economics) Poverty
Book Chapter
Trade Liberalization and Spatial Inequality: A Methodological Innovation in Vietnamese Perspective

From the book: Spatial Disparities in Human Development

Commercial policy Equilibrium (Economics) Poverty
Working Paper
Trade Liberalization and Spatial Inequality: A Methodological Innovation in Vietnamese Perspective

In this paper we calibrate two static computable general equilibrium (CGE) models with respectively 16 and 5,999 representative households...

Commercial policy Equilibrium (Economics) Poverty
Working Paper
Capital Flows, Exchange Rate Regime, and Macroeconomic Performance in Mexico

This paper analyzes the short-term effects of foreign capital flows on aggregate demand in Mexico: their magnitude, transmission channels, and the possible influence of the country’s choice of exchange rate regime...

Economic aspects (Capital market) Commercial policy Foreign exchange
Book Chapter
The Value of Agricultural Tariff Rate Quotas to Developing Countries

From the book: The WTO, Developing Countries and the Doha Development Agenda

Agricultural industries Commercial policy International trade
Book Chapter
Consumer Participation and Pro-poor Regulation in Latin America

From the book: Utility Privatization and Regulation

Commercial policy Equality and inequality Privatization
Working Paper
Consumer Participation and Pro-Poor Regulation in Latin America

In spite of not being ‘public goods’ in the strict sense of the term, public provision has been a common way of supplying utilities services around the world...

Commercial policy Equality and inequality Privatization
Working Paper
Labour-Use Efficiency in Tunisian Manufacturing Industries: A Flexible Adjustment Model

This paper investigates the process of adjustment in employment. A dynamic model is applied to a panel of six Tunisian manufacturing industries observed over the period 1971–96. The adjustment process is industry and time specific...

Commercial policy Labor demand Manufacturing
Working Paper
Developing Countries in the New Economy: The Role of Demand-side Initiatives

Past breakthroughs in communication technology—the invention of the printing press and the telegraph—led to major economic upheavals...

Commercial policy Economic development Information technology
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