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The environmental implications of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)

This report investigates the environmental impacts of Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization. A 10-region, 30-sector model of the Russian economy is developed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6957 JUN 01, 2014

Bohringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.; Turdyeva, Natalia Disclosed

Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (Russian)

Russia's exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova English Disclosed

Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)

Russia's exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova Russian Disclosed

Clean-development investments : an incentive-compatible CGE modeling framework (English)

The Clean Development Mechanism established under the Kyoto Protocol allows industrialized Annex I countries to offset part of their domestic emissions by investing in emissions-reduction projects in developing non-Annex I countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6720 DEC 01, 2013

Bohringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Springmannc, Marco Disclosed

Modeling services liberalization : the case of Tanzania (English)

This paper employs a 52-sector, small, open-economy computable general equilibrium model of the Tanzanian economy to assess the impact of the liberalization of regulatory barriers against foreign and domestic business service providers in Tanzania. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4801 DEC 01, 2008

Jensen, Jesper; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.

Modeling services liberalization : the case of Kenya (English)

This paper employs a 55 sector small open economy computable general equilibrium model of the Kenyan economy to assess the impact of the liberalization of regulatory barriers against foreign and domestic business service providers in Kenya. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4544 MAR 01, 2008

Balistreri, Edward J.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G. Disclosed

Regional household and poverty effects of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)

This paper develops a seven-region comparative static computable general equilibrium model of Russia to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization on these seven regions (the federal okrugs) of Russia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4570 MAR 01, 2008

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David Disclosed

Regional impacts of Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

In this paper we develop a computable general equilibrium model of the regions of Russia to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the regions of Russia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4015 SEP 01, 2006

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David Disclosed

The impact on Russia of WTO accession and the Doha agenda : the importance of liberalization of barriers against foreign direct investment in services for growth and poverty reduction (English)

Taking price changes from the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model of world trade, the authors use a small open economy computable general equilibrium comparative static model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of global free trade and a successful completion of the Doha Agenda on the Russian economy, and especially on the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3725 OCT 01, 2005

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Oleksandr Disclosed

Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. ... See More +

Newsletter 35666 APR 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy; Burgess, Robin; Donaldson, David; Alesina, Alberto; Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola; Paci, Pierella; Sasin, Marcin, J.; Verbeek, Jos; Garcia, Alvaro; Ivanov, Andrey; Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan; Alexandrova, Anastasia; Grishina, Elena; Denisova, Irina; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Olesandr; Nussbaumer, Michel; Hazans, Mihails; Rastrigina, Olga; Trapexnikova, Ija; Smith, Preston English Disclosed

Telecommunications reform within Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

In World Trade Organization (WTO) accession negotiations, telecommunications is always a sector that receives close scrutiny by the WTO Working Party, and the extent of market access and nondiscriminatory treatment of multinational telecommunications companies in Russia has been a significant issue in Russia’s accession negotiations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3501 FEB 01, 2005

Jensen, Jesper; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

Poverty effects of Russia's WTO accession : modeling "real" households and endogenous productivity effects (English)

The authors use a computable general equilibrium comparative static model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on income distribution and the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3473 JAN 01, 2005

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Oleksandr

Trade policy and poverty reduction in Brazil (English)

A multi-region computable general equilibrium model is used to evaluate the regional, multilateral, and unilateral trade policy options of Mercosur from the perspective of the welfare of all potential partners in several proposed agreements. ... See More +

Journal Article 77479 SEP 01, 2004

Harrison, Glenn W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.; Gurgel, Angelo Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 18 (3) (English)

Trade policy and poverty reduction in Brazil by Glenn W Harrison, Thomas F. Rutherford, David G. Tarr, and Angelo Gurgel; Trade liberalization and industry wage structure: evidence from Brazil by Nina Pavcnik, Andreas Blom, Pinelopi Goldberg; and Norbert Schady; Lobbying, counterlobbying, and the structure of tariff protection in poor and rich countries by Olivier Cadot, Jaime de Melo, and Marcelo Olarreaga; Social protection in a crisis: Argentina's plan Jefes y Jefas by Emanuela Galasso and Martin Ravallion; On the unequal inequality of poor communities by Chris Elbers, Peter F. ... See More +

Publication 38878 SEP 01, 2004

Harrison, Glenn, W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr, David G.; Gurgel, Angelo; Pavcnik, Nina; Blom, Andreas; Goldberg, Pinelopi; Schady, Norbert; Cadot, Olivier; de Melo, Jaime; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Galasso, Emanuela; Ravallion, Martin; Elbers, Chris; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Mistiaen, Johan A.; Ozler, Berk; Simler, Ken; Chaudbury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Jayaraman, Rajshri Disclosed

The impact of liberalizing barriers to foreign direct investment in services - the case of Russian accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

The authors use a computable general equilibrium model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which encompasses improved market access, tariff reduction, and reduction of barriers against multinational service providers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3391 SEP 01, 2004

Jensen, Jesper; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

Rules of thumb for evaluating preferential trading arrangements : evidence from computable general equilibrium assessments (English)

Most interesting results on the welfare effects of regional arrangements are ambiguous at a theoretical level. Many questions only have quantitative answers that are specific to the particular structural features of the economy and the policy considered. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3149 OCT 01, 2003

Glenn W. Harrison; Thomas F. Rutherford;Tarr,David

Regional, multilateral, and unilateral trade policies on MERCOSUR for growth and poverty reduction in Brazil (English)

The authors estimate that the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA), the EU-MERCOSUR agreement, and multilateral trade policy changes will all be beneficial for Brazil. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3051 MAY 31, 2003

Harrison, Glenn W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr,David; Gurgel, Angelo

Trade policy options for Chile : importance of market access (English)

This article uses a multi sector, multi county, computable general equilibrium model to examine Chile's strategy of 'additive regionalism' negotiating bilateral free trade agreements with all of its significant trading partners. ... See More +

Journal Article 77383 JAN 01, 2002

Harrison, Glenn W; Rutherford, Thomas F; Tarr, David G 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

Chile's regional arrangements and the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas : the importance of market access (English)

Using a multisector, computable general equilibrium model, the authors examine Chile's strategy of negotiating bilateral free trade agreements with all of its significant trading partners (referring to this policy as additive regionalism). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2634 JUL 31, 2001

Harrison, Glenn W.; Rutherford, Thomas F.; Tarr,David

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The environmental implications of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6957 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (Russian)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Clean-development investments : an incentive-compatible CGE modeling framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6720 Policy Research Working Paper
Modeling services liberalization : the case of Tanzania (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 WPS4801 Policy Research Working Paper
Modeling services liberalization : the case of Kenya (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4544 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional household and poverty effects of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4570 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional impacts of Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 WPS4015 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact on Russia of WTO accession and the Doha agenda : the importance of liberalization of barriers against foreign direct investment in services for growth and poverty reduction (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3725 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)
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APR 01, 2005 35666 Newsletter English
Telecommunications reform within Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3501 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty effects of Russia's WTO accession : modeling "real" households and endogenous productivity effects (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 WPS3473 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy and poverty reduction in Brazil (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2004 77479 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 18 (3) (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2004 38878 Publication
The impact of liberalizing barriers to foreign direct investment in services - the case of Russian accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2004 WPS3391 Policy Research Working Paper
Rules of thumb for evaluating preferential trading arrangements : evidence from computable general equilibrium assessments (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2003 WPS3149 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional, multilateral, and unilateral trade policies on MERCOSUR for growth and poverty reduction in Brazil (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 2003 WPS3051 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy options for Chile : importance of market access (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 77383 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 16 (1) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 35057 Publication
Chile's regional arrangements and the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas : the importance of market access (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2001 WPS2634 Policy Research Working Paper