Global trade and poor nations: the poverty impacts and policy implications of liberalization

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A Brookings Institution Press and Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and Sciences-Po, Paris publicationThis thoughtful volume assesses the likely impact of reformed trade policies on the poorest of the poor—those on the bottom economic rungs in developing nations. The focus on a spectrum of poor nations across different regions provides some helpful and hopeful guidelines regarding the likely impacts of a global trade reform, agreed upon under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, as well as the impact of such reforms on economic development.In order to facilitate lesson-drawing across different regions, each country study utilizes a similar methodology. They combine information on trade policy at the product level with income and consumption data at the household level, thus capturing effects both on the macro level and in individual households where development policies ideally should improve day-to-day life. This uniformity of research approach across the country studies allows for a deeper and more robust comparison of results.
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table_of_contents Foreword / Patrick Messerlin and Ernesto Zedillo -- Introduction / Ernesto Zedillo -- The challenges to reducing poverty through trade reform : overview / Bernard Hoekman and Marcelo Olarreaga -- Estimating the effects of global trade reform / Hiau Looi Kee, Alessandro Nicita, and Marcelo Olarreaga -- Ethiopia / Alessandro Nicita -- Madagascar / Alessandro Nicita -- Zambia / Jorge F. Balat, Irene Brambilla, and Guido G. Porto -- Cambodia / Isidro Soloaga -- Vietnam / Aylin Işik-Dikmelik -- Bolivia / Gabriel Lara and Isidro Soloaga -- Nicaragua / Ania I. Gómez and Isidro Soloaga -- Development, and trade agreements : beyond market access / Bernard Hoekman.
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title Global trade and poor nations the poverty impacts and policy implications of liberalization
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title_full Global trade and poor nations [electronic resource] : the poverty impacts and policy implications of liberalization / Bernard Hoekman, Marcelo Olarreaga, editors
title_short Global trade and poor nations
title_sort global trade and poor nations the poverty impacts and policy implications of liberalization
title_sub the poverty impacts and policy implications of liberalization