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The impact of easing the US travel restrictions against Cuba on tourism in the OECS (English)

The US authorities announced in December 2014 an intention to normalize relations with Cuba, including measures to ease economic sanctions and the ban on US citizens’ travel to Cuba. ... See More +

Brief 97687 JUN 01, 2015

Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Odawara,Rei; Ivanic,Maros; Lohi,Julie Saty Disclosed

Food price spikes, price insulation, and poverty (English)

This paper has two purposes. It first considers the impact on world food prices of the changes in restrictions on trade in staple foods during the 2008 world food price crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6535 JUL 01, 2013

Anderson, Kym; Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Promoting youth opportunities and participation in Morocco (English)

This quick note is based on the report of the same name which was prepared just prior to the Arab Spring. The study anticipates the demands for social and economic inclusion articulated by Moroccan young people, especially February 2011. ... See More +

Brief 73001 JUN 01, 2012

Cava, Gloria La; Vishwanath, Tara; Morgandi, Matteo; Serajuddin, Umar; Ivanic, Maros; Jillson, Irene Disclosed

Estimating the short-run poverty impacts of the 2010-11 surge in food prices (English)

Global food prices have increased substantially since mid-2010, as have prices in many developing countries. In this study we assess the poverty impact of the price changes between June and December 2010 in twenty-eight low and middle income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5633 APR 01, 2011

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will; Zaman, Hassan Disclosed

Implications of the growth of China and India for the other Asian giant : Russia (English)

Continuing rapid growth of China and India can be expected to raise incomes in Russia, but also to put adjustment pressure on Russian firms. The impacts of the rapid growth of China and India on the Russian economy are explored by examining a baseline projection using a global general equilibrium model, and then assessing the implications of higher-than-expected growth in China and India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5075 OCT 01, 2009

Ianchovichina, Elena; Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Implications of higher global food prices for poverty in low-income countries (English)

In many poor countries, the recent increases in prices of staple foods raise the real incomes of those selling food, many of whom are relatively poor, while hurting net food consumers, many of whom are also relatively poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4594 APR 01, 2008

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

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 Disclosed

The earnings effects of multilateral trade liberalization : implications for poverty (English)

Most researchers examining poverty and multilateral trade liberalization have had to examine average, or per capita effects, suggesting that if per capita real income rises, poverty will fall. ... See More +

Journal Article 77471 MAY 01, 2004

Hertel, Thomas W.; Ivanic, Maros; Preckel, Paul V.; Cranfield, John A. L. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 18 (2) (English)

Do macroeconomics crises always slow human capital accumulations? By Nobert R. Schady. The distribution of income shocks during crises: an application of quantile analysis to Mexico, 1992-95, by William F. ... See More +

Publication 30182 JAN 01, 2004

Schady, Nobert R.; Maloney, William F.; Cunningham, Wendy V.; Bosch, Mariano; Hoekman, Bernard; Ng, Francis; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Hertel, Thomas W; Ivanic, Maros; Preckel, Paul V.; Cranfield, John A. L.; Blunch, Niels-Hugo; Verner, Dorte; Kaufman, Daniel; Kraay, Aart; Mastruzzi, Massimo