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The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use (English)

The pattern of global land use has important implications for the world's food and timber supplies, bioenergy, biodiversity and other eco-system services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7009 AUG 01, 2014

Cai, Yongyang; Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Elliott, Joshua; Hertel, Thomas W.

Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run (English)

Economic, agronomic, and biophysical drivers affect global land use, so all three influences need to be considered in evaluating economically optimal allocations of the world's land resources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6928 JUN 01, 2014

Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Hertel, Thomas W.

Agriculture and trade opportunities for Tanzania : past volatility and future climate change (English)

Given global heterogeneity in climate-induced agricultural variability, Tanzania has the potential to substantially increase its maize exports to other countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6132 JUL 01, 2012

Diffenbaugh, Noah S.; Martin, William J.; Ahmed , Syud Amer; Hertel, Thomas W.

Are the poverty effects of trade policies invisible? (English)

Beginning with the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) Doha development agenda and establishment of the millennium development goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become central to the global development agenda. ... See More +

Journal Article 81264 MAY 17, 2011

Verma, Monika; Hertel, Thomas W.; Valenzuela, Ernesto

Climate change, agriculture and poverty (English)

Although much has been written about climate change and poverty as distinct and complex problems, the link between them has received little attention. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5468 NOV 01, 2010

Rosch, Stephanie D.; Hertel, Thomas W.

Potential implications of a special safeguard mechanism in the WTO : the case of wheat (English)

The Special Safeguard Mechanism was a key issue in the July 2008 failure to reach agreement in the World Trade Organization negotiations under the Doha Development Agenda. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5334 JUN 01, 2010

Martin, Will; Leister, Amanda M.; Hertel, Thomas W.

The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Corporate governance at the World Bank and the dilemma of global governance, by Ashwin Kaja and Eric Werker. ... See More +

Publication 73275 JUN 01, 2010

Braun, Matias; Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Cull, Robert; Hertel, Thomas W.; Jesse, Cornelia; Kaja, Ashwin; Lassibille, Gerard; Leister, Amanda M.; Martin, Will; Nguyen, Trang Van; Raddatz, Claudio; Scott, Kinnon; Tan, Jee-Peng; Werker, Eric

Potential implications of a special safeguard mechanism in the world trade organization : the case of wheat (English)

The special safeguard mechanism both quantity and price based was key in the July 2008 failure to reach agreement in the World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations under the doha development agenda. ... See More +

Journal Article 77643 JUN 01, 2010

Hertel, Thomas W.; Martin, Will ; Leister, Amanda M.

Climate volatility and poverty vulnerability in Tanzania (English)

Climate models generally indicate that climate volatility may rise in the future, severely affecting agricultural productivity through greater frequency of yield-diminishing climate extremes, such as droughts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5117 NOV 01, 2009

Diffenbaugh, Noah S.; Ramankutty, Navin; Lobell, David B.; Ahmed , Syud Amer; Rowhani, Pedram; Hertel , Thomas W.; Rios, Ana R.

Economic and poverty impacts of agricultural, trade, and factor market reforms in China (English)

Capitalizing on the most recent estimates of agricultural price distortions in China and in other countries, this paper assesses the economic and poverty impact of global and domestic trade reform in China. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55937 JUN 01, 2009

Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan

The poverty impacts of global commodity trade liberalization (English)

This paper examines the poverty impacts of global merchandise trade reform by looking at a wide range of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55936 JUN 01, 2009

Keeney, Roman; Hertel, Thomas W.

Poverty analysis using an international cross-country demand system (English)

This paper proposes a new method for ex ante analysis of the poverty impacts arising from policy reforms. Three innovations underlie this approach. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4285 JUL 01, 2007

Cranfield, J. A. L.; Hertel Thomas W.; Preckel, Paul V

Distributional effects of WTO agricultural reforms in rich and poor countries (English)

Rich countries' agricultural trade policies are the battleground on which the future of the WTO's troubled Doha Round will be determined. Subject to widespread criticism, they nonetheless appear to be almost immune to serious reform, and one of their most common defenses is that they protect poor farmers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4060 NOV 01, 2006

Hertel, Thomas W.; Keeney, Roman; Ivanic, Maros; Winters, L. Alan

Agricultural trade reform and the Doha development agenda (English)

Agriculture is yet again causing contention in international trade negotiations. It caused long delays to the Uruguay Round in the late 1980s and 1990s, and it is again proving to be the major stumbling block in the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations (formally known as the Doha Development Agenda, or DDA). ... See More +

Publication 34206 NOV 01, 2005

Sumner, Daniel A.; Martin, Will; Martin, Will [editor]; Jean, Sebastien; Anderson, Kym; Hoekman, Bernard; Hart, Chad E.; Beghin, John C.; Jensen, Hans G.; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Anderson, Kym [editor]; Orden, David; Diaz-Bonilla, Eugenio; de Gorter, Harry; Keeney, Roman; Kliauga, Erika; Fontagne, Lionel; Zobbe, Henrick; Hertel, Thomas W.; Josling, Tim; Bouet, Antoine; Messerlin, Patrick

Poverty impacts of a WTO agreement : synthesis and overview (English)

This paper reports on the findings from a major international research project investigating the poverty impacts of a potential Doha Development Agenda (DDA). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3757 OCT 01, 2005

Winters, L. Alan; Hertel, Thomas W.

Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda on China : the role of labor markets and complementary education reforms (English)

The authors assess the implications of multilateral trade reforms for poverty in China. They do so by combining results from a global modeling exercise with a national CGE model that features disaggregated households in both the rural and urban sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3702 SEP 01, 2005

Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan

Poverty and the WTO: impacts of the Doha development agenda (English)

This study reports on the findings from a major international research project investigating the poverty impacts of a potential Doha Development Agenda (DDA). ... See More +

Publication 34772 JUL 01, 2005

Winters, L. Alan [editor]; Hertel, Thomas W. [editor]

Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)

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 Russian

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

Labor market distortions, rural-urban inequality, and the opening of China's economy (English)

The authors evaluate the impact of two key factor market distortions in China on rural-urban inequality and income distribution. They find that creation of a fully functioning land market has a significant impact on rural-urban inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3455 NOV 01, 2004

Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan

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The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7009 Policy Research Working Paper
Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6928 Policy Research Working Paper
Agriculture and trade opportunities for Tanzania : past volatility and future climate change (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6132 Policy Research Working Paper
Are the poverty effects of trade policies invisible? (English)
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MAY 17, 2011 81264 Journal Article
Climate change, agriculture and poverty (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 WPS5468 Policy Research Working Paper
Potential implications of a special safeguard mechanism in the WTO : the case of wheat (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 WPS5334 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 73275 Publication
Potential implications of a special safeguard mechanism in the world trade organization : the case of wheat (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 77643 Journal Article
Climate volatility and poverty vulnerability in Tanzania (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 WPS5117 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic and poverty impacts of agricultural, trade, and factor market reforms in China (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2009 55937 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The poverty impacts of global commodity trade liberalization (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55936 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty analysis using an international cross-country demand system (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2007 WPS4285 Policy Research Working Paper
Distributional effects of WTO agricultural reforms in rich and poor countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4060 Policy Research Working Paper
Agricultural trade reform and the Doha development agenda (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 34206 Publication
Poverty impacts of a WTO agreement : synthesis and overview (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2005 WPS3757 Policy Research Working Paper
Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda on China : the role of labor markets and complementary education reforms (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2005 WPS3702 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the WTO: impacts of the Doha development agenda (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 34772 Publication
Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)
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APR 01, 2005 35666 Newsletter Russian
Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)
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APR 01, 2005 35666 Newsletter English
Labor market distortions, rural-urban inequality, and the opening of China's economy (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 WPS3455 Policy Research Working Paper