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Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (English)

2016 is the fifth consecutive year of sluggish trade growth and the year with the weakest trade performance since the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper 112930 FEB 21, 2017

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (English)

2016 is the fifth consecutive year of sluggish trade growth and the year with the weakest trade performance since the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper 112930 FEB 21, 2017

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Does vertical specialization increase productivity ? (English)

This paper investigates the impact of global value chain participation on productivity, using data on trade in value added from the World Input-Output Database. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7978 FEB 20, 2017

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (Vol. 2) : data and charts (English)

2016 is the fifth consecutive year of sluggish trade growth and the year with the weakest trade performance since the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper 112930 FEB 17, 2017

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)

Since the Global Financial Crisis, world trade growth has been subdued and lagging slightly behind growth of gross domestic product. Trade is growing more slowly not only because growth of global gross domestic product is lower, but also because trade itself has become less responsive to gross domestic product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7673 MAY 13, 2016

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Global trade watch : trade developments in 2015 (English)

After sharply declining in the first half of 2015, world trade began to grow, albeit at a slow pace. Preliminary data indicate that merchandise import growth was 1.7 percent in 2015, down from 3 percent in 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 103903 MAR 09, 2016

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

The global trade slowdown: cyclical or structural ? (English)

This paper focuses on the sluggish growth of world trade relative to income growth in recent years. The analysis uses an empirical strategy based on an error correction model to assess whether the global trade slowdown is structural or cyclical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7158 JAN 01, 2015

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Migrant networks and foreign direct investment (English)

While there exists sizeable literature documenting the importance of ethnic networks for international trade, little attention has been devoted to studying the effects of networks on foreign direct investment (FDI). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4046 NOV 01, 2006

Javorcik, Beata S.; Ozden, Caglar; Spatareanu, Mariana; Neagu, Cristina Disclosed

Brain waste? Educated immigrants in the U.S. labor market (English)

The authors investigate the occupational placement of immigrants in the U.S. labor market using census data. They find striking differences among highly educated immigrants from different countries, even after they control for individuals' age, experience, and level of education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3581 APR 01, 2005

Mattoo, Aaditya; Neagu, Ileana Cristina; Ozden, Caglar Disclosed

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

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

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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Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 112930 Working Paper
Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 112930 Working Paper
Does vertical specialization increase productivity ? (English)
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FEB 20, 2017 WPS7978 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade developments in 2016 : policy uncertainty weighs on world trade (Vol. 2) : data and charts (English)
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FEB 17, 2017 112930 Working Paper
Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 WPS7673 Policy Research Working Paper
Global trade watch : trade developments in 2015 (English)
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MAR 09, 2016 103903 Working Paper
The global trade slowdown: cyclical or structural ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7158 Policy Research Working Paper
Migrant networks and foreign direct investment (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4046 Policy Research Working Paper
Brain waste? Educated immigrants in the U.S. labor market (English)
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APR 01, 2005 WPS3581 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the impact of communication costs on international trade (English)
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NOV 30, 2002 WPS2929 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 16 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 35057 Publication
Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2522 Policy Research Working Paper