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Trade in Zimbabwe : changing incentives to enhance competitiveness (English)

In Zimbabwe trade has been a driver of economic growth, rising incomes, and progressive empowerment of Zimbabweans through rising standards of living and the promise of better jobs. ... See More +

Publication 96622 MAY 22, 2015

Newfarmer,Richard S.; Pierola Castro,Martha D. Disclosed

Aid for trade : do countries that need it, get it? (English)

This paper is designed to help both the beneficiary governments and donors of aid-for-trade identify countries that are under-performing in trade and which are receiving less aid for trade than their global performance might otherwise suggest is necessary. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4991 JUL 01, 2009

Gamberoni, Elisa; Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Breaking into new markets : emerging lessons for export diversification (English)

This book takes a fresh look at export diversification. It concludes that much of the recent literature, though novel, has focused excessively on simply adding new products to export portfolios. ... See More +

Publication 48103 MAR 12, 2009

Shaw, William [editor]; Walkenhorst, Peter [editor]; Newfarmer, Richard [editor] Disclosed

Trade protection : incipient but worrisome trends (English)

With the global economy teetering on the abyss of severe recession, political pressures demanding protection from import competition to protect employment are surfacing with increasing intensity around the world. ... See More +

Brief 47883 MAR 02, 2009

Gamberoni, Elisa; Newfarmer, Richard; Disclosed

Avenues for export diversification : issues for low?income countries : Avenues for export diversification : issues for low-income countries (English)

While diversification of exports is often a desirable trade objective, it is far from clear how best to tap into new opportunities. This paper discusses the range of avenues of diversification, including (i) expanding the range of markets into which existing products are sold (geographic diversification); (ii) upgrading the value of existing products, including agricultural exports (quality diversification); and (iii) taking advantage of opportunities to expand non-merchandise exports (services diversification), in addition to introducing entirely new export products. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 57746 JAN 01, 2009

Brenton, Paul; Newfarmer, Richard; Walkenhorst, Peter Disclosed

Unlocking global opportunities : the aid for trade program of the World Bank Group (English)

Aid for trade is a means to help developing countries, especially low-income countries, integrate into the world economy as a way to spur growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 88024 JAN 01, 2009

Gamberoni, Elisa; Newfarmer, Richard; Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Malouche, Mariem Disclosed

The Doha development agenda : what's on the table? (English)

Trade ministries will soon meet in Geneva in an effort to move the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) negotiation towards conclusion. The negotiations have been under way for almost seven years. ... See More +

Brief 44893 JUL 22, 2008

Hoekman, Bernard; Martin, Will; Mattoo, Aaditya; Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Economic partnership agreements and the export competitiveness of Africa (English)

Trade can be a key driver of growth for African countries, as it has been for those countries, particularly in East Asia, that have experienced high and sustained rates of growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4627 MAY 01, 2008

Brenton, Paul; Hoppe, Mombert; Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Watching more than the Discovery channel : export cycles and diversification in development (English)

This paper examines the export performance of 99 countries over 1995-2004 to understand the relative roles of export growth through "discovery" of new products and growth during post-discovery phases of the export product cycle -- acceleration and maturation -- in existing markets and expansion into new geographic markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4302 AUG 01, 2007

Brenton, Paul; Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Regional trade agreements and development : upside potential and downside risks (English)

Regional trade agreements (RTAs) are fundamentally altering the world trade landscape. The number of agreements in force, now more than 200, has risen six-fold in just two decades. ... See More +

Newsletter 35113 SEP 13, 2005

Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Trade facilitation: using WTO disciplines to promote development (English)

This note looks at trade facilitation from a development perspective, and asks three questions: Why is trade facilitation important to the growth of developing country trade? ... See More +

Newsletter 32106 MAY 10, 2004

Bagai, Shweta; Newfarmer, Richard; Wilson, John S. Disclosed

Integrating society, ecology and the economy : responsible growth for the new Millennium (English)

This report builds on the consensus developed at the August 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development. It draws on the effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. ... See More +

Publication 33405 JAN 01, 2004

Cleaver, Kevin; Ganguly, Sushma; Briscoe, John; Csaki, Csaba; Dinar, Ariel; Hoekman, Bernanrd; Medvedev, Denis; Newfarmer, Richard; Saghir, Jamil; Kelley, Elizabeth; Stuggins, Gary; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Van Ginneken, Meike; Evans, Warren; Hamilton, Kirk; Johnson, Todd; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ede Jorge; Douglas, James; Cassells, David; Jorgensen, Steen; Chase, Robert; Hilton, Rita; Watson, Robert Disclosed

After Cancun: continuation or collapse? (English)

During September 10-14, 2003, World Trade Organization members met in Cancun for a mid-term review of the Doha Round of trade negotiations. The November 2001 Doha Ministerial declaration that launched the round accorded particular prominence to concerns of developing countries, explaining why the round was christened the Doha Development Agenda. ... See More +

Newsletter 32099 DEC 17, 2003

Hoekman, Bernard; Newfarmer, Richard Disclosed

Development outreach 5 (2) : trade for development (English)

Contents: Development news. Toward a pro - poor trade agenda. Trade reform for economic growth and poverty reduction. Mainstreaming trade for poverty alleviation - A Cambodian experience. ... See More +

Newsletter 33744 JUL 01, 2003

Dadush, Uri B.; Oyejide, T. Ademola; Siphana, Sok; Watkins, Kevin; Nogues, Julio J.; Mbekeani, Kennedy K.; Hoekman, Bernard; Newfarmer, Richard; Wilson, John S.; Martin, Will Disclosed

Managing fiscal risk : new concepts and international experience (Chinese)

This report discusses China's fiscal risk, and introduces related international experience and theoretical progress. It includes three main sections: contingent liabilities in a macroeconomic perspective, fiscal risk and financial agencies, and conclusion. ... See More +

Publication 39889 JUN 01, 2003

Brixi, Hana Polackova; Ma, Jun; Kharas, Homi; Mishra, Deepak K.; Hemming, Richard; Petrie, Murray; Easterly, William; Yuravlivker, David; Newfarmer, Richard; Nunberg, Barbara Disclosed

From Singapore to Cancun : investment (English)

Among the many questions that WTO ministers will take up in their September meeting in Cancun, Mexico, is the issue of an international investment agreement. ... See More +

Newsletter 26920 MAY 29, 2003

Richard Newfarmer

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique English Disclosed

Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)

Realizing the promise of the new global initiatives to expand trade requires concerted effort to move development to center stage in trade policy formulation. ... See More +

Publication 23590 JAN 01, 2002

Newfarmer, Richard; Timmer, Hans; Varoudakis, Aristomene; Mattoo, Aaditya; Fink, Carsten; Maskus, Keith; Van derMensbrugghe, Dominique Chinese Disclosed

Crisis and contagion in East Asia : nine lessons (English)

The authors investigate the origins of the East Asian crisis and its contagion, examine the channels of contagion, and discuss policy recommendationsThey make detailed recommendations in the context of nine general lessons learned from the East Asian crisis. 1) Preventing crises and contagion: avoid large current account deficits financed through short-term private capital inflows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2610 JUN 30, 2001

Kawai,Masahiro; Newfarmer,Richard S.; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Clear water, blue skies : China's environment in the new century (English)

Since 1978 China's economy has produced economic growth rates making it one of the fastest growing economies. In the same period, China's environment has deteriorated significantly. ... See More +

Publication 17089 SEP 30, 1997

Johnson, Todd M.; Liu, Feng; Newfarmer, Richard Chinese

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Trade in Zimbabwe : changing incentives to enhance competitiveness (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 96622 Publication
Aid for trade : do countries that need it, get it? (English)
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JUL 01, 2009 WPS4991 Policy Research Working Paper
Breaking into new markets : emerging lessons for export diversification (English)
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MAR 12, 2009 48103 Publication
Trade protection : incipient but worrisome trends (English)
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MAR 02, 2009 47883 Brief
Avenues for export diversification : issues for low?income countries : Avenues for export diversification : issues for low-income countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 57746 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Unlocking global opportunities : the aid for trade program of the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 88024 Working Paper
The Doha development agenda : what's on the table? (English)
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JUL 22, 2008 44893 Brief
Economic partnership agreements and the export competitiveness of Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 WPS4627 Policy Research Working Paper
Watching more than the Discovery channel : export cycles and diversification in development (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4302 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional trade agreements and development : upside potential and downside risks (English)
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SEP 13, 2005 35113 Newsletter
Trade facilitation: using WTO disciplines to promote development (English)
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MAY 10, 2004 32106 Newsletter
Integrating society, ecology and the economy : responsible growth for the new Millennium (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 33405 Publication
After Cancun: continuation or collapse? (English)
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DEC 17, 2003 32099 Newsletter
Development outreach 5 (2) : trade for development (English)
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JUL 01, 2003 33744 Newsletter
Managing fiscal risk : new concepts and international experience (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2003 39889 Publication
From Singapore to Cancun : investment (English)
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MAY 29, 2003 26920 Newsletter
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication English
Global economic prospects and the developing countries 2002 : making trade work for the world's poor (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 23590 Publication Chinese
Crisis and contagion in East Asia : nine lessons (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2610 Policy Research Working Paper
Clear water, blue skies : China's environment in the new century (English)
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SEP 30, 1997 17089 Publication Chinese