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Environmental perspective of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (English)

Russiaapos;s exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova Russian

Environmental perspective of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (Russian)

Russiaapos;s exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova English

Impact of services liberalization on industry productivity, exports and development : empirical studies in the transition countries (Russian)

Services as a share of gross domestic product and in foreign direct investment flows have increased in importance both globally and in the transition countries of Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Publication 72856 AUG 23, 2012

Tarr, David

Impact of services liberalization on industry productivity, exports and development : six empirical studies in the transition countries (English)

Services as a share of gross domestic product and in foreign direct investment flows have increased in importance both globally and in the transition countries of Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6023 APR 01, 2012

Tarr, David

Russian trade and foreign direct investment policy at the crossroads (English)

This paper summarizes the estimates of what Russia will get from World Trade Organization accession and why. A key finding is the estimate that Russia will gain about $53 billion per year in the medium term from World Trade Organization accession and $177 billion per year in the long term, due largely to its own commitments to reform its own business services sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5255 MAR 01, 2010

Tarr, David; Volchkova, Natalya

Regional household and poverty effects of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (English)

This paper develops a seven-region comparative static computable general equilibrium model of Russia to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization on these seven regions (the federal okrugs) of Russia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4570 MAR 01, 2008

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

Russian WTO accession : what has been accomplished, what can be expected (English)

This paper summarizes the principal reform commitments that Russia has undertaken as part of its World Trade Organization (WTO) accession negotiations, providing detailed assessments in banking, insurance, and agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4428 DEC 01, 2007

Tarr, David

The structure of import tariffs in the Russian Federation : 2001-05 (English)

The Russian tariff structure contains over 11,000 tariff lines of which about 1,700 use the so-called quot;combinedquot; tariff rate system. For the combined system tariff lines, the actual tariff applied by Russian customs is the maximum of the ad valorem or specific tariff. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4265 JUN 01, 2007

Shepotylo, Oleksandr; Tarr, David

The impact of Kazakhstan accession to the World Trade Organization : a quantitative assessment (English)

In this paper the authors use a computable general equilibrium model of the Kazakhstan economy to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which encompasses (1) improved market access; (2) Kazakhstan tariff reduction; (3) reduction of barriers against entry by multinational service providers; and (4) reform of local content and value-added tax policies confronting multinational firms in the oil sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4142 MAR 01, 2007

Jensen, Jesper; Tarr, David

Beyond Transition 18 (4) (English)

Theme of this issue is Central Asia and how regional cooperation with neighbors can help these land locked countries succeed. The states have been pretty good at keeping tensions from turning violent by Marta Brill Olcott. ... See More +

Newsletter 39643 DEC 01, 2006

Pomfret, Richard; Grafe, Clemens; Raiser, Martin; Sakatsume, Toshiaki; Jensen, Jesper; Tarr, David; De Tray, Dennis; Shemyakina, Olga; Hoffman, Jariya; Hamilton, Ellen; Kessides, Christine; Baharoglu, Deniz; Denning, Bill; Kolev, Alexandre; Lomaia, Maka; Mogilevsky, Roman; Makhmoutova, Meruert; Radosevic, Slavo; Myrzakhmet, Marat; Svitkova, Katarina; Kowalski, Przemyslaw; Sheperd, Ben; Dihel, Nora; Eschenbach, Felix Russian

Beyond Transition 18 (4) (Russian)

Theme of this issue is Central Asia and how regional cooperation with neighbors can help these land locked countries succeed. The states have been pretty good at keeping tensions from turning violent by Marta Brill Olcott. ... See More +

Newsletter 39643 DEC 01, 2006

Pomfret, Richard; Grafe, Clemens; Raiser, Martin; Sakatsume, Toshiaki; Jensen, Jesper; Tarr, David; De Tray, Dennis; Shemyakina, Olga; Hoffman, Jariya; Hamilton, Ellen; Kessides, Christine; Baharoglu, Deniz; Denning, Bill; Kolev, Alexandre; Lomaia, Maka; Mogilevsky, Roman; Makhmoutova, Meruert; Radosevic, Slavo; Myrzakhmet, Marat; Svitkova, Katarina; Kowalski, Przemyslaw; Sheperd, Ben; Dihel, Nora; Eschenbach, Felix English

Regional impacts of Russiaapos;s accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

In this paper we develop a computable general equilibrium model of the regions of Russia to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the regions of Russia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4015 SEP 01, 2006

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

Reducing poverty through growth and social policy reform in Russia (English)

Following the 1998 financial crisis, four out of every ten people slipped into poverty, not able to meet basic needs. Luckily, post-crisis economic rebound was impressive and broad-based, albeit uneven across sectors and regions. ... See More +

Publication 35519 JAN 01, 2006

Shaban, Radwan; Asaoka, Hiromi; Barnes, Bob; Drebentsov, Vladimir; Langenbrunner, John; Sajaia, Zurab; Stevens, James; Tarr, David; Tesliuc, Emil; Shabalina, Olga; Yemtsov, Ruslan

The impact on Russia of WTO accession and the Doha agenda : the importance of liberalization of barriers against foreign direct investment in services for growth and poverty reduction (English)

Taking price changes from the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) model of world trade, the authors use a small open economy computable general equilibrium comparative static model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of global free trade and a successful completion of the Doha Agenda on the Russian economy, and especially on the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3725 OCT 01, 2005

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Oleksandr

Introduction and summary to the Handbook of Trade Policy and WTO Accession for Development in Russia and the CIS (English)

This paper is the introduction and summary chapter of the 43 chapter volume entitled Handbook of Trade Policy and WTO Accession for Development in Russia and the CIS. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3726 OCT 01, 2005

Tarr, David; Navaretti, Giorgio Barba

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

Telecommunications reform within Russiaapos;s accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

In World Trade Organization (WTO) accession negotiations, telecommunications is always a sector that receives close scrutiny by the WTO Working Party, and the extent of market access and nondiscriminatory treatment of multinational telecommunications companies in Russia has been a significant issue in Russia’s accession negotiations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3501 FEB 01, 2005

Jensen, Jesper; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

Poverty effects of Russiaapos;s WTO accession : modeling quot;realquot; households and endogenous productivity effects (English)

The authors use a computable general equilibrium comparative static model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) on income distribution and the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3473 JAN 01, 2005

Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Oleksandr

The impact of liberalizing barriers to foreign direct investment in services - the case of Russian accession to the World Trade Organization (English)

The authors use a computable general equilibrium model of the Russian economy to assess the impact of accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), which encompasses improved market access, tariff reduction, and reduction of barriers against multinational service providers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3391 SEP 01, 2004

Jensen, Jesper; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David

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Environmental perspective of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Environmental perspective of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (Russian)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Impact of services liberalization on industry productivity, exports and development : empirical studies in the transition countries (Russian)
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AUG 23, 2012 72856 Publication
Impact of services liberalization on industry productivity, exports and development : six empirical studies in the transition countries (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6023 Policy Research Working Paper
Russian trade and foreign direct investment policy at the crossroads (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 WPS5255 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional household and poverty effects of Russiaapos;s accession to the world trade organization (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4570 Policy Research Working Paper
Russian WTO accession : what has been accomplished, what can be expected (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4428 Policy Research Working Paper
The structure of import tariffs in the Russian Federation : 2001-05 (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 WPS4265 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of Kazakhstan accession to the World Trade Organization : a quantitative assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4142 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond Transition 18 (4) (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 39643 Newsletter Russian
Beyond Transition 18 (4) (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2006 39643 Newsletter English
Regional impacts of Russiaapos;s accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 WPS4015 Policy Research Working Paper
Reducing poverty through growth and social policy reform in Russia (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 35519 Publication
The impact on Russia of WTO accession and the Doha agenda : the importance of liberalization of barriers against foreign direct investment in services for growth and poverty reduction (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2005 WPS3725 Policy Research Working Paper
Introduction and summary to the Handbook of Trade Policy and WTO Accession for Development in Russia and the CIS (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2005 WPS3726 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)
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APR 01, 2005 35666 Newsletter Russian
Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)
See More +
APR 01, 2005 35666 Newsletter English
Telecommunications reform within Russiaapos;s accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3501 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty effects of Russiaapos;s WTO accession : modeling quot;realquot; households and endogenous productivity effects (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 WPS3473 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of liberalizing barriers to foreign direct investment in services - the case of Russian accession to the World Trade Organization (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2004 WPS3391 Policy Research Working Paper