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The effect of product standards on agricultural exports from developing countries (English)

The authors create a standards restrictiveness index using newly available data on maximum residue levels of pesticides for 61 importing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6518 JUN 01, 2013

Ferro, Esteban; Wilson, John S.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro Disclosed

Regional integration in South Asia : what role for trade facilitation ? (English)

The trade performance of countries in South Asia over the past two decades has been poor relative to other regions. Exports from South Asia have doubled over the past 20 years to approximately USD 100 billion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4423 DEC 01, 2007

Wilson, John S.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro Disclosed

Do standards matter for export success ? (English)

Standards and technical regulations are an increasingly prominent part of the international trade policy debate. In particular, there has been considerable discussion of whether standards and regulations affect trade costs and export prospects for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3809 JAN 01, 2006

Chen, Maggie Xiaoyang; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Wilson, John S. Disclosed

The cost of compliance with product standards for firms in developing countries: an econometric study (English)

Standards and technical regulations exist to protect consumer safety or to achieve other goals, such as ensuring the interoperability of telecommunications systems, for example. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3590 MAY 01, 2005

Maskus, Keith E.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Wilson, John S. Disclosed

Assessing the potential benefit of trade facilitation : A global perspective (English)

The relationships between trade facilitation, trade flows, and capacity building are complex and challenging to assess, both empirically and in implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3224 FEB 01, 2004

Wilson,John S.; Mann, Catherine L.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro

Trade facilitation and economic development : new approach to quantifying the impact (English)

This article analyzes the relationship between trade facilitation and trade flows in the Asia Pacific region. Country specific data for port efficiency, customs environment, regulatory environment, and e-business usage are used to construct indicators for measuring trade facilitation. ... See More +

Journal Article 77417 SEP 01, 2003

Wilson, John S; Mann, Catherine L; Otsuki, Tsunehiro Disclosed

Food safety scare or reasonable risk : do drug residues limits affect international trade in beef? (English)

There have been a number of high profile food safety disputes in trade over the past decade. These include the widely publicized dispute at the World Trade Organization between the U.S. and EU over hormone treated beef. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 26394 MAY 31, 2003

Wilson, John S.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Majumdar, Baishali

Trade facilitation and economic development : measuring the impact (English)

The authors analyze the relationship between trade facilitation, trade flows, and GDP per capita in the Asia-Pacific region for the goods sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2988 MAR 31, 2003

Wilson,John S.; Mann, Catherine L.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro

The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)

Macro and micro perspectives of growth and poverty in Africa; by Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery, and Stefano Paternostro. Risk sharing in labor markets; by Arne Bigsten, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattilo, Mans Soderbom, Francis Teal, and Albert Zeufack. ... See More +

Publication 28411 JAN 01, 2003

Winters, L. Alan [editor]; Christiaensen, Luc; Demery, Lionel; Paternostro, Stefano; Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jam Willem; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert; Wilson, John S.; Mann, Catherine L.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Gomez-Lobo, Andres; Contreras, Dante; Birdsall, Nancy; Claessens, Stijn; Diwan, Ishac

To spray or not to spray? - pesticides, banana exports, and food safety (English)

How governments regulate food safety and environmental protection, including pesticide residue levels, has important implications for trade. The World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial held in Doha, Qatar in November 2001, included statements on standards, and their impact on market access for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2805 MAR 31, 2002

Wilson,John S.; Tsunehiro Otsuki

Global trade and food safety - winners and losers in a fragmented system (English)

Food safety standards, and the tradeoff between these standards, and agricultural export growth, are at the forefront of the trade policy debate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2689 OCT 31, 2001

Wilson,John S.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro

Quantifying the impact of technical barriers to trade : a framework for analysis (English)

There has been increasing use of technical regulations as instruments of commercial policy in the context of multilateral, regional, and global trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2512 DEC 31, 2000

Maskus, Keith E.; Wilson,John S.; Tsunehiro Otsuki

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The effect of product standards on agricultural exports from developing countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6518 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional integration in South Asia : what role for trade facilitation ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4423 Policy Research Working Paper
Do standards matter for export success ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 WPS3809 Policy Research Working Paper
The cost of compliance with product standards for firms in developing countries: an econometric study (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 WPS3590 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the potential benefit of trade facilitation : A global perspective (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 WPS3224 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade facilitation and economic development : new approach to quantifying the impact (English)
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SEP 01, 2003 77417 Journal Article
Food safety scare or reasonable risk : do drug residues limits affect international trade in beef? (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 26394 Departmental Working Paper
Trade facilitation and economic development : measuring the impact (English)
See More +
MAR 31, 2003 WPS2988 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 28411 Publication
To spray or not to spray? - pesticides, banana exports, and food safety (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 WPS2805 Policy Research Working Paper
Global trade and food safety - winners and losers in a fragmented system (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 2001 WPS2689 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying the impact of technical barriers to trade : a framework for analysis (English)
See More +
DEC 31, 2000 WPS2512 Policy Research Working Paper