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Will the Doha Round Lead to Preference Erosion?

Will the Doha Round Lead to Preference Erosion? »

Source: Will the Doha Round Lead to Preference Erosion?

Volume/Issue: 2006/10

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Romalis , and Mary Amiti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862706

Keywords: Preference erosion, comparative advantage, tariff cuts, average tariff, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

This paper assesses the effects of reducing tariffs under the Doha Round on market access for developing countries. It shows that for many developing countries, actual preferential access is less generous than it a...

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries »

Source: Economic Security, Private Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1998/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1998

ISBN: 9781451842012

Keywords: Private Investment, Growth, Political Economy, expropriation, investment rate, investors, public investment

This paper provides empirical support for the view that enhanced economic security fosters private investment and growth in developing countries. An analysis for 53 developing countries suggests that most aspects o...

2 Results of the Uruguay Round

2 Results of the Uruguay Round »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

This chapter describes the principal results of the GATT’s eighth round of negotiations, launched in Punta del Este, Uruguay, in September 1986, and concluded in Marrakesh, Moroc...

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries

7 Trade in Services, the GATS, and the Arab Countries »

Source: The Uruguay Round and the Arab Countries

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 June 1996

ISBN: 9781557754974

Keywords: trade in services, international trade, market access, national treatment, round agreement

In September 1986, governments embarked on the longest and most ambitious multilateral trade negotiations held under the auspices of the GATT. They concluded the negotiations on...

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness

Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness »

Source: Assessing Systemic Trade Interconnectedness : An Empirical Approach

Volume/Issue: 2011/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Massara , and Luca Errico

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2011

ISBN: 9781463902964

Keywords: systemic, DOTS, network analysis, cross-border spillovers, contagion, trade sector, global trade, financial sector, trading partners, Neural Networks and Related Topics

The paper focuses on systemically important jurisdictions in the global trade network, complementing recent IMF work on systemically important financial sectors. Using the IMF's Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS)...

Public and Private Investment and the Convergence of Per Capita Incomes in Developing Countries*

Public and Private Investment and the Convergence of Per Capita Incomes in Developing Countries* »

Source: Public and Private Investment and the Convergence of Per Capita Incomes in Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 1993/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , and Manmohan Kumar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1993

ISBN: 9781451847031

Keywords: private investment, public investment, human capital, direct investment

This paper examines the extent to which there has been convergence in real per capita incomes across developing countries during the last two decades. In the analysis particular emphasis is placed on the separate r...