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The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)

Policy makers around the world recognize the potentially harmful consequences of trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. Indeed, many countries have recently initiated policy reforms to strengthen the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). ... See More +

WPS7586 FEB 29, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to non specialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 120331 FEB 01, 2016

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi; Bruck,Tilman; Justino,Patricia; Verwimp,Philip; Avdeenko,Alexandra; Tedesco,Andrew Anthony; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Furst Nichols,Rebecca Leigh; Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula; Gentilini,Ugo; Lederman,Daniel; Porto,Guido Disclosed

The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)

Policy makers around the world recognize the potentially harmful consequences of trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy. Indeed, many countries have recently initiated policy reforms to strengthen the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). ... See More +

Journal Article 120324 MAY 07, 2015

Fink,Carsten; Maskus,Keith E.; Qian,Yi Disclosed

Trade in health services in the ASEAN region (English)

Promoting quality health services to large population segments is a key ingredient to human and economic development. At its core, healthcare policymaking involves complex tradeoffs between promoting equitable and affordable access to a basic set of health services, creating incentives for efficiencies in the healthcare system, and managing constraints in government budgets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4147 MAR 01, 2007

Arunanondchai, Jutamas; Fink, Carsten Disclosed

Rules of origin in services : a case study of five ASEAN countries (English)

An important question in the design of bilateral and regional free trade agreements (FTAs) covering services is to what extent nonmembers benefit from the trade preferences that are negotiated among members. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4130 FEB 01, 2007

Fink, Carsten; Nikomborirak, Deunden Disclosed

Tightening TRIPS: the intellectual property provisions of recent US free trade agreements (English)

Over the past few years, the United States has pursued an increasing number of bilateral and regional free trade agreements (FTAs) in different parts of the world. ... See More +

Newsletter 32111 FEB 07, 2005

Fink, Carsten; Reichenmiller, Patrick Disclosed

Intellectual property and development : Lessons from recent economic research (English)

How will developing countries fare in this new international environment? This book brings together empirical research that assesses the effects of changing intellectual property regimes on various measures of economic and social performance-ranging from international trade, foreign investment and competition to innovation and access to new technologies. ... See More +

Publication 34436 JAN 01, 2005

Fink, Carsten [editor]; Maskus, Keith E. [editor] Disclosed

Intellectual property and the WTO (English)

One of the most significant developments of the Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations (1986-94) was the inclusion of intellectual property rights (IPRs) issues on the agenda of the multilateral trading system. ... See More +

Working Paper 111783 NOV 01, 2004

Fink,Carsten Russian Disclosed

Intellectual property and the WTO : Интеллектуальная собственность и ВТО (Russian)

One of the most significant developments of the Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations (1986-94) was the inclusion of intellectual property rights (IPRs) issues on the agenda of the multilateral trading system. ... See More +

Working Paper 111783 NOV 01, 2004

Fink,Carsten English Disclosed

Income-related biases in international trade : what do trademark registration data tell us? (English)

Economists have long recognized that richer countries trade more among themselves than with poorer economies due to a closer match of exporter supply structures and importer preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3150 OCT 01, 2003

Carsten Fink;Javorcik,Beata; Mariana Spatareanu

Implementing the Doha mandate on TRIPS and public health (English)

Recent negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on patents and public health have sought to im-plement the work program agreed in Doha in 2001 on improving access to generic drugs for poor countries. ... See More +

Newsletter 26923 MAY 29, 2003

Carsten Fink

Assessing the impact of communication costs on international trade (English)

Recent research suggests that trade costs influence the pattern of specialization and trade, but there is limited empirical research on the determinants of trade costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2929 NOV 30, 2002

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Aaditya; Neagu, Ileana Cristina

An assessment of telecommunications reform in developing countries (English)

The authors analyze the effect of policy reform in basic telecommunications on sectoral performance using a new panel data set for 86 developing countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America and the Caribbean over the period 1985 to 1999. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2909 OCT 31, 2002

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Aaditya; Rathindran, Randeep

Regional agreements and trade services - policy issues (English)

Every major regional trade agreement now has a services dimension. Is trade in services so different that there is need to modify the conclusions on preferential agreements pertaining to goods reached so far? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2852 JUN 30, 2002

Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten

Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)

Maritime transport costs significantly impede international trade. This article examines why these costs are so high in some countries and quantifies the importance of two explanations: restrictive trade policies and private anticompetitive practices. ... See More +

Journal Article 77382 JAN 01, 2002

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Carsten; Neagu, Ileana Cristina Disclosed

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique English Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 16 (1) (English)

Eliminating excessive tariffs on exports of least developed countries; by Bernard Hoekman, Francis Ng, and Marcelo Olarreaga. Imported machinery for export competitiveness; by Ashoka Mody and Kamil Yilmaz. ... See More +

Publication 35057 JAN 01, 2002

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Hoekman, Bernard; Ng, Francis; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Mody, Ashoka; Yilmaz, Kamil; Harrison, Glenn W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.; Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Aaditya; Neagu, Ileana Cristina; Laeven, Luc; Estache, Antonio; Rossi, Martin A. Disclosed

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique Chinese Disclosed

Liberalizing basic telecommunications : the Asian experience (English)

The authors examine the liberalization of the basic telecommunications sector in Asian countries with a view to identifying good policy and determining how multilateral negotiations can promote it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2718 NOV 30, 2001

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Aaditya; Rathindran, Randeep

Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)

Maritime transport costs significantly impede international trade. The authors examine why these costs are so high in some countries, and, quantify the importance of two explanations: restrictive trade policies, and private anti-competitive practices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2522 JAN 31, 2001

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Aaditya; Neagu, Ileana Cristina

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The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)
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The World Bank research observer 31 (1) (English)
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The economic effects of counterfeiting and piracy : a review and implications for developing countries (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 120324 Journal Article
Trade in health services in the ASEAN region (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4147 Policy Research Working Paper
Rules of origin in services : a case study of five ASEAN countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4130 Policy Research Working Paper
Tightening TRIPS: the intellectual property provisions of recent US free trade agreements (English)
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FEB 07, 2005 32111 Newsletter
Intellectual property and development : Lessons from recent economic research (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34436 Publication
Intellectual property and the WTO (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 111783 Working Paper Russian
Intellectual property and the WTO : Интеллектуальная собственность и ВТО (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2004 111783 Working Paper English
Income-related biases in international trade : what do trademark registration data tell us? (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 WPS3150 Policy Research Working Paper
Implementing the Doha mandate on TRIPS and public health (English)
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MAY 29, 2003 26923 Newsletter
Assessing the impact of communication costs on international trade (English)
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NOV 30, 2002 WPS2929 Policy Research Working Paper
An assessment of telecommunications reform in developing countries (English)
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OCT 31, 2002 WPS2909 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional agreements and trade services - policy issues (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2852 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 77382 Journal Article
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication English
The World Bank economic review 16 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 35057 Publication
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication Chinese
Liberalizing basic telecommunications : the Asian experience (English)
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NOV 30, 2001 WPS2718 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2522 Policy Research Working Paper