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Exiting Financial Repression : The Case of Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia's framework for managing its monetary and foreign exchange policy has relied on some standard instruments of financial repression. Over time, the framework has led to the buildup of large macro-financial imbalances. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9082 DEC 12, 2019

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe; Gobezie,Muluneh Ayalew Disclosed

Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco (English)

This paper studies the effect of market distortions in the manufacturing sector in Morocco. Recent microdata are used to calculate the extent of resource misallocation associated to these distortions and the potential total factor productivity (TFP) gain resulting from their removal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8218 OCT 13, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe; Diaz Sanchez,Jose Luis Disclosed

Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (French)

Morocco has made undeniable progress over the past fifteen years not only in the economic and social spheres, but also in the areas of personal freedoms and civil and political rights. ... See More +

Publication 120402 OCT 12, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe English Disclosed

Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (English)

Morocco has made undeniable progress over the past fifteen years not only in the economic and social spheres, but also in the areas of personal freedoms and civil and political rights. ... See More +

Publication 120402 OCT 12, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe French Disclosed

From political to economic awakening in the Arab world : the path of economic integration (English)

The forces unleashed by the Arab political awakening have the power to be transformational. One critical parameter of success will be whether the Arab political awakening is accompanied by a concurrent economic awakening. ... See More +

Publication 74274 JAN 01, 2012

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre Disclosed

Trade finance during the 2008-9 trade collapse : key takeaways (English)

Trade finance matters for trade, and when financial markets and world trade collapsed three years ago, a shortage in trade finance was hailed as a possible culprit. ... See More +

Brief 64687 SEP 01, 2011

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Malouche, Mariem Disclosed

Preferential trade agreement policies for development : a handbook (English)

Regional integration is increasingly recognized as a key avenue for promoting economic growth and reducing poverty. Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) have become a central instrument of regional integration in all parts of the world. ... See More +

Publication 63404 JUN 22, 2011

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Maur, Jean-Christophe Disclosed

Trade finance during the great trade collapse (English)

The bursting of the subprime mortgage market in the United States in 2008 and the ensuing global financial crisis were associated with a rapid decline in global trade. ... See More +

Publication 63264 JUN 22, 2011

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Malouche, Mariem Disclosed

Freedom, entitlement, and the path to development (English)

Twenty years after the revolutions of Central and Eastern Europe, the Arab Spring is again raising some fundamental questions about the place of freedom and entitlement in development. ... See More +

Brief 62419 JUN 01, 2011

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre Disclosed

On the relevance of freedom and entitlement in development : new empirical evidence (1975-2007) (English)

Reviewing the economic performance -- good and bad -- of more than 100 countries over the past 30 years, this paper finds new empirical evidence supporting the idea that economic freedom and civil and political liberties are the root causes of why some countries achieve and sustain better economic outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5660 MAY 01, 2011

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre Disclosed

Beyond market access : the new normal of preferential trade agreements (English)

This paper takes stock of the growing success of preferential trade agreements. It revisits what are the defining characteristics of modern preferential trade agreements, which are typically pursued for a diverse array of motives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5454 OCT 01, 2010

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Maur, Jean-Christophe Disclosed

Trade finance in crisis : should developing countries establish export credit agencies ? (English)

New data on export insurance and guarantees suggest that publicly backed export credit agencies have played a role to prevent a complete drying up of trade finance markets during the current financial crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5166 JAN 01, 2010

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Saborowski, Christian; Soylemezoglu, Ahmet I. Disclosed

Trade finance in crisis : market adjustment or market failure ? (English)

As world leaders have agreed to massively support trade finance, this paper discusses the singularity of the issues related to trade finance in the context of the global economic crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5003 JUL 01, 2009

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre; Farole, Thomas 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

Global food price crisis : trade policy origins and options (English)

The current spike in global food prices has deep roots in decades of trade distorting policies that have encouraged inefficient agricultural production in rich countries and discouraged efficient production in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 44894 JUL 24, 2008

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre Disclosed

Global food price crisis : trade policy origins (English)

The current spike in global food prices has deep roots in decades of trade distorting policies that have encouraged inefficient agricultural production in rich countries and discouraged efficient production in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 44898 JUN 01, 2008

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe Disclosed

Global food price crisis : trade policy options (English)

The current global food price crisis has deep historical roots in the distortions of the world trading system. Trade policy options to deal with the crisis involve correcting these historical distortions. ... See More +

Brief 44899 JUN 01, 2008

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe Disclosed

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Exiting Financial Repression : The Case of Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 12, 2019 WPS9082 Policy Research Working Paper
Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 WPS8218 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (French)
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OCT 12, 2017 120402 Publication English
Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 120402 Publication French
From political to economic awakening in the Arab world : the path of economic integration (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 74274 Publication
Trade finance during the 2008-9 trade collapse : key takeaways (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2011 64687 Brief
Preferential trade agreement policies for development : a handbook (English)
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JUN 22, 2011 63404 Publication
Trade finance during the great trade collapse (English)
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JUN 22, 2011 63264 Publication
Freedom, entitlement, and the path to development (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62419 Brief
On the relevance of freedom and entitlement in development : new empirical evidence (1975-2007) (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 WPS5660 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond market access : the new normal of preferential trade agreements (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 WPS5454 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade finance in crisis : should developing countries establish export credit agencies ? (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 WPS5166 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade finance in crisis : market adjustment or market failure ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2009 WPS5003 Policy Research Working Paper
Unlocking global opportunities : the aid for trade program of the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 88024 Working Paper
Global food price crisis : trade policy origins and options (English)
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JUL 24, 2008 44894 Brief
Global food price crisis : trade policy origins (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44898 Brief
Global food price crisis : trade policy options (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44899 Brief