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Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 APR 11, 2014

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel English

International tradability indices for services (English)

This paper uses a theoretically grounded model of international trade to estimate the cross-border tradability of services. The resulting indices cover up to 99 countries and ten sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6712 NOV 01, 2013

van der Marel, Erik; Shepherd, Ben

Global connectivity and export performance (English)

The World Bank has developed a novel method for measuring countries’ connectivity in global networks and has applied it to the global air transport network. ... See More +

Brief 76189 MAR 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben

Trade costs in the developing world : 1995 - 2010 (English)

The authors use newly collected data on trade and production in 178 countries to infer estimates of trade costs in agriculture and manufactured goods for the 1995-2010 period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6309 JAN 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-François; Duval, Yann; Shepherd, Ben; Utoktham,Chorthip

Trade costs and development : a new data set (English)

The World Bank and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) jointly prepared a new global data set of bilateral trade costs based on trade and production data. ... See More +

Brief 75036 JAN 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben; Duval, Yann; Utoktham, Chorthip

Facilitating international production networks : the role of trade logistics (English)

This paper shows that networked trade in parts and components is more sensitive to the importing countryapos;s logistics performance than is trade in final goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6224 OCT 01, 2012

Saslavsky, Daniel; Shepherd, Ben

The poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator : a solution to the quot;adding upquot; problem in gravity models (English)

This paper shows that the poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator applied to the gravity model produces estimates in which, summing across all partners, actual, and estimated total trade flows are identical. ... See More +

Journal Article 79416 AUG 28, 2012

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben

Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 JAN 01, 2012

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel Chinese

Logistics costs and competitiveness : measurement and trade policy applications (English)

This paper examines the issue of measuring logistics costs from an applied trade policy research perspective, as well as identifying logistics-intensive sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 81575 JAN 01, 2012

Shepherd, Ben

The air connectivity index : measuring integration in the global air transport network (English)

The authors construct a new measure of connectivity in the global air transport network, covering 211 countries and territories for the year 2007. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5722 JUN 01, 2011

Arvis, Jean-François; Shepherd, Ben

Managing openness : trade and outward-oriented growth after the crisis (English)

The global financial crisis is stimulating a broad reassessment of economic integration policies in developed and developing countries alike. The crisis was associated with a great trade collapse, the sharpest in recorded history and the deepest since Second World War (Baldwin 2009). ... See More +

Publication 60810 MAR 22, 2011

Haddad, Mona; Shepherd, Ben

Connecting to compete 2010 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This report presents the findings of the second edition of Connecting to Compete, a report on the new dataset for the 2010 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 55852 JAN 01, 2010

Hoekman, Bernard; Haddad, Mona; Arvis, Jean-Francois; Alina Mustra, Monica; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel

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Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)
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APR 11, 2014 70417 Knowledge Economy Study English
International tradability indices for services (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6712 Policy Research Working Paper
Global connectivity and export performance (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76189 Brief
Trade costs in the developing world : 1995 - 2010 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6309 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade costs and development : a new data set (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75036 Brief
Facilitating international production networks : the role of trade logistics (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6224 Policy Research Working Paper
The poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator : a solution to the quot;adding upquot; problem in gravity models (English)
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AUG 28, 2012 79416 Journal Article
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70417 Knowledge Economy Study Chinese
Logistics costs and competitiveness : measurement and trade policy applications (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 81575 Working Paper
The air connectivity index : measuring integration in the global air transport network (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5722 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing openness : trade and outward-oriented growth after the crisis (English)
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MAR 22, 2011 60810 Publication
Connecting to compete 2010 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 55852 Working Paper