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The changing pattern of foreign trade specialization in Indian manufacturing

Michele Alessandrini, Bassam Fattouh and Pasquale Scaramozzino.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economywide Country Studies. 9356 words.

This paper examines the pattern of international trade specialization in Indian manufacturing since the mid-1980s by using data on trade flows. Low-technology sectors still dominate the...

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Developing Countries and the Gains from Regionalism: Links between Trade and Farm Policy Reforms in Mexico

Mary E. Burfisher, Sherman Robinson and Karen Thierfelder.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

We use a multi-country computable general equilibrium (CGE) model with agricultural policy details to simulate the effects of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). We find that...

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Do Autocratic States Trade Less?

Toke S. Aidt and Martin Gassebner.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Other Economic Systems; Comparative Economic Systems. 15933 words.

Does the political regime of a country influence its involvement in international trade? A theoretical model that predicts that autocracies trade less than democracies is developed, and the...

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Economic relations between Germany and southern Europe

Annamaria Simonazzi, Andrea Ginzburg and Gianluigi Nocella.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy. 11329 words.

Two interpretations have been advanced to account for persistent German current account surpluses that translate into equally persistent deficits of countries in the European periphery....

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Implementation and imbalance: dealing with hangover from the Uruguay Round

J. Michael Finger.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

September 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Development Planning and Policy. 9664 words.

The Uruguay Round agreements impose bound obligations to implement, but provide only unbound promises of assistance—is there a legal solution within the WTO legal system, i.e. can...

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Inequality and the import demand function

Antonis Adam, Margarita Katsimi and Thomas Moutos.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2012; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 10334 words.

In this paper we assess the empirical importance of changes in inequality on the demand for imports by examining panel data for 59 developing and developed countries for the 1970-1997...

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International Financial Volatility and Commodity Exports: Evidence from the Thai Agricultural Sector

Justin B. May.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 7054 words.

Using 1981–2006 data from the Bank of Thailand, I estimate the effect of four measures of real exchange rate volatility on Thai exports of five key agricultural commodities, controlling for...

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Learning versus Stealing: How Important Are Market-Share Reallocations to India's Productivity Growth?

Ann E. Harrison, Leslie A. Martin and Shanthi Nataraj.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy. 10425 words.

Recent trade theory emphasizes the role of market-share reallocations across firms (“stealing”) in driving productivity growth, whereas previous literature focused on average productivity...

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Potential Implications of a Special Safeguard Mechanism in the World Trade Organization: the Case of Wheat

Thomas W. Hertel, Will Martin and Amanda M. Leister.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Relations and International Political Economy; Development Planning and Policy; Agricultural Economics. 11400 words.

The special safeguard mechanism—both quantity- and price-based—was key in the July 2008 failure to reach agreement in the World Trade Organization negotiations under the Doha Development...

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Russia’s commercial policy, 2008–11: modernization, crisis, and the WTO accession

Darya Gerasimenko.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 10337 words.

This paper examines the commercial policy of Russia during 2008–11, a time of global financial crisis which coincided with an announced Russian modernization programme. In 2008 Russia...

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Structural change, the real exchange rate and the balance of payments in Mexico, 1960–2012

Carlos A. Ibarra and Robert A. Blecker.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Aggregative Models; International Trade; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Development Planning and Policy. 15369 words.

This paper estimates a structural model of the balance of payments, with disaggregated exports (manufactures and other) and imports (final and intermediate), and a reduced-form model of the...

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Trade Liberalization and Investment: Firm-level Evidence from Mexico

Ivan T. Kandilov and Aslı Leblebicioğlu.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth. 11891 words.

Plant-level panel data from Mexico's Annual Industrial Survey is employed to evaluate the impact of reductions in tariffs and import license coverage on final goods, as well as...

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Trade Policy Reform, Productivity Growth and Welfare in South Korean Agriculture

Chun Kwon Yoo, Munisamy Gopinath and Hanho Kim.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 6679 words.

We examine the effects of multilateral trade reform on South Korean agriculture and its economy. We first measure agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) and its components...

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