Journal Special Issue
Developing Countries in the WTO Regime

Selected Issues

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 of the assessments indicated that there would be a net loss for them while others came up with a more positive scenario. Now that the agreement has been in place for several years there is scope for an empirical assessment of the issue to identify the winners and the losers ex post. On the basis of this assessment, the project will make recommendations to improve the participation of the least developed countries in international economic policy regimes, in particular the WTO.

Table of contents
  1. 1. Developing Countries and the WTO Doha Round: Market Access, Rules and Differential Treatment
    Bernard Hoekman
    More Working Paper | Developing Countries and the Political Economy of the Trading System
  2. 2. Developed Country Trade Barriers and the Least Developed Countries: The Current Situation
    Jon D. Haveman and Howard J. Shatz
    More Working Paper | Developed Country Trade Barriers and the Least Developed Countries
  3. 3. Two Alternative Sequences of WTO Negotiations: Implications for Welfare
    Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
    More Working Paper | Some Welfare Implications of 'Who Goes First?' in WTO Negotiations
  4. 4. Export Dynamism and Market Access
    Jörg Mayer
    More Working Paper | Export Dynamism and Market Access
  5. 5. When Will WTO Membership Signal Commitment to Free Trade by A Developing Country
    S. Mansoob Murshed
  6. 6. Economic and Environmental Issues in International Trade and Production of Genetically Modified Foods and Crops and the WTO
    J. R. Pillarisetti and Kylie Radel
  7. 7. Foreign Trade and the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban Mexico
    Gautam Hazarika and Rafael Otero
    More Working Paper | Foreign Trade and the Gender Earnings Differential in Urban Mexico
  8. 8. Economic Effects of Agricultural Biotechnology Research in the Presence of Price-Distorting Policies
    Kym Anderson and Chantal Nielsen
  9. 9. What Does WTO Membership Kindle in Transition Economies?: An Empirical Investigation
    Nauro F. Campos
  10. 10. Who Gains From Tariff Escalation?
    Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis
    More Working Paper | Who Gains from Tariff Escalation?
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