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A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (Vol. 2) : The development impact of a best practice seasonal worker policy (English)

This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of poverty in India. It shows that regardless of which of the two official poverty lines the authors use, they see a steady decline in poverty in all states and for all social and religious groups. ... See More +

Journal Article 94646 JAN 01, 2015

Mukim,Megha; Panagariya,Arvind Disclosed

A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)

This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of poverty in India. It shows that regardless of which of the two official poverty lines the authors use, they see a steady decline in poverty in all states and for all social and religious groups. ... See More +

Journal Article 94646 JAN 01, 2014

Mukim,Megha; Panagariya,Arvind Disclosed

A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)

This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of poverty in India. It shows that no matter which of the two official poverty lines is used, poverty has declined steadily in all states and for all social and religious groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6714 DEC 01, 2013

Panagariya, Arvind; Mukim, Megha Disclosed

Preferential trading in South Asia (English)

The authors examine the economic case for the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) Agreement signed on January 6, 2004 by India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3813 JAN 01, 2006

Baysan, Tercan; Panagariya, Arvind; Pitigala, Nihal Disclosed

Evaluating the case for export subsidies (English)

Now that import-substitution policies have failed and been discredited, there has been a shift in favor of interventions on behalf of export interests. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2276 JAN 31, 2000

Panagariya, Arvind

Trade policy reform - lessons and implications (English)

This book contains a series of papers presented at the final conference sponsored by the Trade Expansion Program (TEP). The first chapter provides an overview of some of the lessons learned from the TEP's experience, among others, that trade policy reform is facilitated by the macroeconomic stability, even, though the last one, not necessarily needs a full attainment; that trade policy reform will only prove worthy when foreign exchange mechanisms are properly allocated; that trade reforms induce a self-sustaining behavior due to the credibility of such reforms; that the fiscal impact following trade reforms should be carefully considered, in order for these reforms to be effective and sustainable. ... See More +

Publication 18577 SEP 30, 1998

Nash, John (Editor); Takacs, Wendy (Editor); de Melo, Jaime; Collier, Paul; Panagariya, Arvind; Hood, Ron; Chia-Seng Wu; Shui-Chi Chuang; Finger, J. Michael; Hardy, Rebecca; Harrison, Ann; Revenga, Ana; Valdes, Alberto; Berg, Elliot

Demand elasticities in international trade : are they really low? (English)

The authors analyze the U.S. demand for Bangladeshi imports for products restricted under the Multifiber Arrangement. Because Bangladesh is only a small supplier of these products and Latin American and Asian countries can supply close substitutes, the authors expected a high elasticity of demand for Bangladeshi imports, and they found consistently high estimates based on statistically significant coefficients. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1712 DEC 31, 1996

Panagariya, Arvind; Shah, Shekhar; Mishra, Deepak

Is East Asia less open than North America and the European Economic Community? No (English)

To shed light on regional integration schemes in North America and Europe (and on the alleged trading bloc in East Asia), the authors explore the nature of bilateral trade relationships. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1370 OCT 31, 1994

Dhar, Sumana; Panagariya, Arvind

A political - economy analysis of free trade areas and customs unions (English)

The authors analyze the welfare effects of regional integration in a model of endogenous protection. They show that introducing preferential trading leads to an increase in protection against countries outside the preferential trading area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1261 MAR 31, 1994

Panagariya, Arvind; Findlay, Ronald; DEC

Should East Asia go regional? No, no and maybe (English)

The author studies the case for three different approaches to regionalism in East Asia. First, he examines closely the only serious attempt at preferential trading in the region - the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which has recently announced plans to form the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1209 OCT 31, 1993

Panagariya, Arvind

The new regionalism : a country perspective (English)

Regional integration is on the rise again, despite its apparent failure among developing countries in the past. The authors survey the ambiguous economies of customs unions, emphasizing that the traditional dichotomy between "trade creation" and "trade diversion" is not particularly helpful for policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1094 FEB 28, 1993

de Melo, Jaime; Panagariya, Arvind; Rodrik, Dani

The new regionalism in trade policy : an interpretive summary of a conference (English)

Regionalism is once again being viewed as a solution to the major international economic problems of our times. Slow progress of the negotiations at the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) has led some economists to conclude that a division of the world into three trading blocs -- Europe, the Americas, and East Asia, is the fastest road to multilateral free trade. ... See More +

Publication 11477 NOV 30, 1992

De Melo, Jaime; Panagariya, Arvind French

Regional integration, old and new (English)

After lying dormant for two decades, regional integration is on the rise. Recent initiatives suggest that the world trading system may be moving toward three trading blocs clustered around Japan, the European Community, and the United States. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS985 OCT 31, 1992

de Melo, Jaime; Montenegro, Claudio; Panagariya, Arvind

The new regionalism in trade policy : an interpretive summary of a conference : Le nouveau regionalisme et la politique commerciale (French)

Regionalism is once again being viewed as a solution to the major international economic problems of our times. Slow progress of the negotiations at the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) has led some economists to conclude that a division of the world into three trading blocs -- Europe, the Americas, and East Asia, is the fastest road to multilateral free trade. ... See More +

Publication 11477 JUL 06, 1992

De Melo, Jaime; Panagariya, Arvind English Disclosed

Unraveling the mysteries of China's foreign trade regime : a view from Jiangsu Province (English)

This paper provides an analytic discussion of China's complex foreign trade regime and suggests policy reforms. The paper pays special attention to the implementation of national trade policies at provincial and city levels. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS801 NOV 30, 1991

Panagariya, Arvind

Taxes versus quotas : the case of cocoa exports (English)

The authors are particularly interested in evaluating the concern that efficiency or policy-induced changes in the supply of exports of primary commodities, such as cocoa, coffee, and tea, may lead to such a large decline in the prices of those commodities that export revenues and incomes of the exporting countries actually decline. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS756 AUG 31, 1991

Panagariya, Arvind; Schiff, Maurice

Political economy arguments for uniform tariffs (English)

During the 1980s the Bank aggressively promoted greater uniformity in tariffs in developing countries. The Bank's structural adjustment and trade reform programs have often recommended abolition of quantitative import restrictions and increased uniformity in tariffs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS681 MAY 31, 1991

Panagariya, Arvind; Rodrik, Dani

Commodity exports and real income in Africa (English)

It has been argued that if several developing countries expand exports, they are likely to experience a decline in their terms of trade, export revenues, and real incomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS537 NOV 30, 1990

Panagariya, Arvind; Schiff, Maurice Disclosed

Input tariffs and duty drawbacks in the design of tariff reform (English)

This paper analyzes the welfare effects of raising tariffs on inputs, complemented by duty drawbacks on exports, in a small open economy. The main findings of the paper are as follows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS336 MAY 31, 1990

Panagariya, Arvind

How should tariffs be structured? (English)

In the course of trade-policy reforms, countries must confront at least two important questions with respect to tariffs. First, what is the optimal structure of tariffs? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS353 FEB 28, 1990

Panagariya, Arvind

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A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (Vol. 2) : The development impact of a best practice seasonal worker policy (English)
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A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)
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A comprehensive analysis of poverty in India (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6714 Policy Research Working Paper
Preferential trading in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 WPS3813 Policy Research Working Paper
Evaluating the case for export subsidies (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 WPS2276 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy reform - lessons and implications (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 18577 Publication
Demand elasticities in international trade : are they really low? (English)
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DEC 31, 1996 WPS1712 Policy Research Working Paper
Is East Asia less open than North America and the European Economic Community? No (English)
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OCT 31, 1994 WPS1370 Policy Research Working Paper
A political - economy analysis of free trade areas and customs unions (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 WPS1261 Policy Research Working Paper
Should East Asia go regional? No, no and maybe (English)
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OCT 31, 1993 WPS1209 Policy Research Working Paper
The new regionalism : a country perspective (English)
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FEB 28, 1993 WPS1094 Policy Research Working Paper
The new regionalism in trade policy : an interpretive summary of a conference (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 11477 Publication French
Regional integration, old and new (English)
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OCT 31, 1992 WPS985 Policy Research Working Paper
The new regionalism in trade policy : an interpretive summary of a conference : Le nouveau regionalisme et la politique commerciale (French)
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JUL 06, 1992 11477 Publication English
Unraveling the mysteries of China's foreign trade regime : a view from Jiangsu Province (English)
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NOV 30, 1991 WPS801 Policy Research Working Paper
Taxes versus quotas : the case of cocoa exports (English)
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AUG 31, 1991 WPS756 Policy Research Working Paper
Political economy arguments for uniform tariffs (English)
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MAY 31, 1991 WPS681 Policy Research Working Paper
Commodity exports and real income in Africa (English)
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NOV 30, 1990 WPS537 Policy Research Working Paper
Input tariffs and duty drawbacks in the design of tariff reform (English)
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MAY 31, 1990 WPS336 Policy Research Working Paper
How should tariffs be structured? (English)
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FEB 28, 1990 WPS353 Policy Research Working Paper