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Equilibrium parallel import policies and international market structure (English)

In a North-South vertically differentiated duopoly, the analysis in this paper derives equilibrium government policies towards parallel imports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5802 SEP 01, 2011

Roy, Santanu; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 21 (2) (English)

Macroeconomic stability in developing countries: how much is enough? By Peter Montiel and Luis Serven; banking and regulation in emerging markets: the role of external discipline by Xavier Vives; access to financial services: a review of the issues and public policy objectives by Stijn Claessens; what have we learned from a decade of manufacturing enterprise surveys in Africa? ... See More +

Publication 43615 SEP 01, 2006

Montiel, Peter; Serven, Luis; Vives, Xavier; Claessens, Stijn; Bigsten, Arne; Soderbom, Mans; Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal; Disclosed

Is there a case for industrial policy? A critical survey (English)

What are the underlying rationales for industrial policy? Does empirical evidence support the use of industrial policy for correcting market failures that plague the process of industrialization? ... See More +

Journal Article 76762 JUL 22, 2006

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

Tariff retaliation versus financial compensation in the enforcement of international trade agreements (English)

The authors analyze whether financial compensation is preferable to the current system of dispute settlement in the World Trade Organization that permits member countries to impose retaliatory tariffs in response to trade violations committed by other members. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3873 APR 01, 2006

Limao, Nuno; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

The case for industrial policy : a critical survey (English)

What are the underlying rationales for industrial policy? Does empirical evidence support the use of industrial policy for correcting market failures that plague the process of industrialization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3839 FEB 01, 2006

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

Economic development and multilateral trade cooperation (English)

How can international trade agreements promote development and how can rules be designed to benefit poor countries? Can multilateral trade cooperation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) help developing countries create and strengthen institutions and regulatory regimes that will enhance the gains from trade and integration into the global economy? ... See More +

Publication 34769 DEC 01, 2005

Evenett, Simon J. [editor]; Hoekman, Bernard M. [editor]; Bagwell, Kyle; Barton, John H.; Francois, Joseph; Gawande, Kishore; Ismail, Faizel; Keck, Alexander; Levy, Philip I.; Low, Patrick; Lucenti, Krista; Manole, Vlad; Martin, Will; Maskus, Keith E.; Mavroidis, Petros C.; Messerlin, Patrick A.; Ozden, Caglar; Prowse, Susan; Reinhardt, Eric; Saggi, Kamal; Shingal, Anirudh; Staiger, Robert W.; Subrahmanyam, BVR Disclosed

Does it matter where you come from? vertical spillovers from foreign direct investment and the nationality of investors (English)

The authors use a firm-level panel data set from Romania to examine whether the nationality of foreign investors affects the degree of vertical spillovers from foreign direct investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3449 NOV 01, 2004

Javorcik, Beata S.; Saggi, Kamal; Spatareanu, Mariana

Transfer of technology to developing countries : unilateral and multilateral policy options (English)

The authors analyze national and international policy options to encourage the international transfer of technology, distinguishing between four major channels of such transfer: trade in products, trade in knowledge, foreign direct investment, and intra-national and international movement of people. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3332 JUN 01, 2004

Hoekman, Bernard M.; Maskus, Keith E.; Saggi, Kamal

Technological asymmetry among foreign investors and mode of entry (English)

How does the preferred entry mode of foreign investors depend on their technological capability relative to that of their rivals? The authors develop a simple model of entry mode choice and evaluate its main testable implication using data on foreign investors in Eastern European countries and the successor states of the former Soviet Union. ... See More +

Working Paper 28157 JAN 23, 2004

Smarzynska, Beata; Saggi, Kamal

Trading market access for competition policy enforcement (English)

Motivated by discussions at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on multilateral disciplines with respect to competition law, the authors develop a two-country model that explores the incentives of a developing country to offer increased market access (by way of a tariff reduction) in exchange for a ban on foreign export cartels by its developed country trading partner. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3188 JAN 15, 2004

Hoekman, Bernard; Saggi, Kamal;

Technological asymmetry among foreign investors and mode of entry (English)

How does the preferred entry mode of foreign investors depend on their technological capability relative to that of their rivals? The authors develop a simple model of entry mode choice and evaluate its main testable implication using data on foreign investors in Eastern European countries and the successor states of the former Soviet Union. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3196 JAN 01, 2004

Javorcik,Beata; Saggi, Kamal

The World Bank research observer 17 (2) (English)

Income risk, coping strategies, and safety nets; by Stefan Dercon. The gender implications of public sector downsizing: the reform program of Vietnam; by Martin Rama. ... See More +

Publication 30412 SEP 01, 2002

Dercon, Stefan; Rama, Martin; Saggi, Kamal; Gisselquist, David; Nash, John; Pray, Carl; Mackinnon, John; Reinikka, Ritva; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]

Trade, foreign direct investment, and international technology transfer : a survey (English)

What role does trade play in international technology transfer? Do technologies introduced by multinational firms diffuse to local firms? ... See More +

Journal Article 76675 SEP 01, 2002

Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

Mode of foreign entry, technology transfer, and foreign direct investment policy (English)

Foreign direct investment can take place through the direct entry of foreign firms or the acquisition of existing domestic firms. Mattoo, Olarreaga, and Saggi examine the preferences of a foreign firm and the host country government with respect to these two modes of foreign direct investment in the presence of costly technology transfer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2737 DEC 31, 2001

Mattoo, Aaditya; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Saggi, Kamal

Trade, foreign direct investment, and international technology transfer : a survey (English)

The author surveys the literature on trade and foreign direct investment--especially wholly-owned subsidiaries of multinational firms and international joint ventures--as channels for technology transfer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2349 MAY 31, 2000

Saggi, Kamal

Multilateral disciplines for investment-related policies (English)

The authors evaluate the potential benefits of international disciplines on policies toward foreign direct investment for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2138 JUN 30, 1999

Hoekman, Bernard; Saggi, Kamal

Exporting, externalities, and technology transfer (English)

Developed-country purchasers of exports from developing-country industrial firms have often provided considerable technical aid to the exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2065 FEB 28, 1999

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal

Multinational firms and technology transfer (English)

The authors construct an oligopoly model in which a multinational firm has a technology superior to those of local firms in the host country. Workers employed by the multinational acquire knowledge of the superior technology and can spread their knowledge to local firms by switching employers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2067 FEB 28, 1999

Glass, Amy Jocelyn; Saggi, Kamal

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Equilibrium parallel import policies and international market structure (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5802 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 21 (2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 43615 Publication
Is there a case for industrial policy? A critical survey (English)
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JUL 22, 2006 76762 Journal Article
Tariff retaliation versus financial compensation in the enforcement of international trade agreements (English)
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APR 01, 2006 WPS3873 Policy Research Working Paper
The case for industrial policy : a critical survey (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 WPS3839 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic development and multilateral trade cooperation (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34769 Publication
Does it matter where you come from? vertical spillovers from foreign direct investment and the nationality of investors (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 WPS3449 Policy Research Working Paper
Transfer of technology to developing countries : unilateral and multilateral policy options (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3332 Policy Research Working Paper
Technological asymmetry among foreign investors and mode of entry (English)
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JAN 23, 2004 28157 Working Paper
Trading market access for competition policy enforcement (English)
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JAN 15, 2004 WPS3188 Policy Research Working Paper
Technological asymmetry among foreign investors and mode of entry (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 WPS3196 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 17 (2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2002 30412 Publication
Trade, foreign direct investment, and international technology transfer : a survey (English)
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SEP 01, 2002 76675 Journal Article
Mode of foreign entry, technology transfer, and foreign direct investment policy (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 WPS2737 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade, foreign direct investment, and international technology transfer : a survey (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 WPS2349 Policy Research Working Paper
Multilateral disciplines for investment-related policies (English)
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JUN 30, 1999 WPS2138 Policy Research Working Paper
Exporting, externalities, and technology transfer (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 WPS2065 Policy Research Working Paper
Multinational firms and technology transfer (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 WPS2067 Policy Research Working Paper