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Developing country trade policies and market access issues : 1990-2012 (English)

The study presents a comprehensive review of developing country trade policies and market access issues as they evolved over the period 1990-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6463 MAY 01, 2013

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Ng, Francis

Trends in developing country trade 1980-2010 (English)

This paper reviews trends and patterns in developing countriesapos; trade from 1980 to 2010. During the 30-year span, world trade expanded rapidly, especially in developing countries in the last decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6334 JAN 01, 2013

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Ng, Francis

More favorable and differential treatment of developing countries : toward a new approach in the World Trade Organization (English)

The authors discuss options that could be considered in the World Trade Organization (WTO) to provide more favorable treatment-so-called special and differential treatment (SDT)-to small and low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3107 AUG 31, 2003

Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Winters, L. alan

Trade integration and transition (English)

Opening addresses by Andras Inotai, Franz Kaps, Carol Balassa, Benjamin King, Mihaly Simai, and Gyorgy Szapary. International competitiveness, multifactor productivity and growth in the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia by Dominick Salvatore. ... See More +

Working Paper 44034 SEP 01, 2002

Inotai, Andras; Kaps, Franz; Balassa, Carol; King, Benjamin; Simai, Mihaly; Szapary, Gyorgy; Salvatore, Dominick; Iqbal, Farrukh; Rosati, Dariusz K.;; Sapir, Andre; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Mitra, Pradeep;

Services trade in the Balkans (English)

This study aims at providing an overview of policies affecting services trade in seven countries of the Balkan region, and stresses the growing importance of services trade. ... See More +

Publication WTP530 JAN 01, 2002

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Panousopoulos, Vasileios

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; Oapos;Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)

This sourcebook was written to assist low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies. This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country level. ... See More +

Publication 29800 JAN 01, 2002

Klugman, Jeni [editor]; Coudouel, Aline; Hentschel, Jesko S.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Yitzaki, Shlomo; Prennushi, Giovanna; Rubio, Gloria; Subbarao, Kalanidhi; Christiaensen, Luc; Scott, Christopher; Achikbache, Bahjat; Belkindas, Misha; Dinc, Mustafa; Eele, Graham; Swanson, Eric; Fozzard, Adrian; Holmes, Malcolm; Withers, Kate; Tikare, Seema; Youssef, Deborah; Donnelly-Roark, Paula; Shah, Parmesh; Girishankar, Navin; Hammergren, Linn; Knack, Stephen; Levy, Brian; Litvack, Jennie; Manning, Nicholas; Messick, Richard; Rinne, Jeffrey; Sutch, Helen; Dongier, Philippe; Domelen, Julie Van; Ostrom, Elinor; Rizvi, Andrea; Wakeman, Wendy; Bebbington, Anthony; Alkire, Sabina; Esmail, Talib; Polski, Margaret; Bamberger, Michael; Blackden, Mark; Fort, Lucia; Manoukian, Violeta; Bojö, Jan; Bucknall, Julia; Hamilton, Kirk; Kishor, Nalin; Kraus, Christiane; Pillai, Poonam; Mozammel, Masud; Zatlokal, Barbara; Ames, Brian; Brown, Ward; Devarajan, Shanta; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David; Cord, Louise; Baharoglu, Deniz; Kessides, Christine; Ezemenari, Kene; Grosh, Margaret; Sherburne-Benz, Lynn; Claeson, Mariam; Griffin, Charles C.; Johnston, Timothy A.; McLachlan, Mildred; Soucat, Agnes L. B.; Wagstaff, Adam; Yazbeck, Abdo S.; Aoki, Aya; Bruns, Barbara; Drabble, Michael; Marope, Mmantsetsa; Mingat, Alain; Moock, Peter; Murphy, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; Patrinos, Harry; Tan, Jee-Peng; Thomas, Christopher; Winter, Carolyn; Yang, Hongyu; Lamech, Ranjit; Oapos;Sullivan, Kyran; Gannon, Colin; Gwilliam, Kenneth; Liu, Zhi; Malmberg-Calvo, Christina; Bosch, Christophe; Hommann, Kirsten; Sadoff, Claudia; Travers, Lee; Kenny, Charles; Navas-Sabater, Juan

Trade policy reform and poverty alleviation (English)

In this paper, developed as part of the World Bankapos;s Poverty Reduction Strategy Sourcebook, the authors examine how to implement trade liberalization as part of a strategy for alleviating poverty in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2733 DEC 31, 2001

Hoekman, Bernard; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Schiff, Maurice; Tarr, David

The role of special differential treatment for developing countries in GATT and the World Trade Organization (English)

The author analyzes how changes in thinking about the role trade plays in economic development have been reflected in provisions affecting developing countries in the GATT and the WTO. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2388 JUL 31, 2000

Michalopoulos, Constantine

Trade policy and market access issues for developing countries : implications for the Millennium Round (English)

The author analyzes 61 trade policy reviews prepared for the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its predecessor, GATT - reviews that document the progress developing countries have made in integration with the world trading system over the past decade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2214 OCT 31, 1999

Michalopoulos, Constantine

The integration of transition economies into the world trading system (English)

The author analyzes current trade policies and challenges faced by the transition economies - especially countries in the former soviet Union - as they are integrated into the world trading system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2182 SEP 30, 1999

Michalopoulos, Constantine

Developing country goals and strategies for the Millennium Round (English)

Many developing countries have been reluctant to participate in multilateral trade negotiations except for those on agriculture and services, topics mandated under previous World Trade Organization (WTO decisions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2147 JUL 31, 1999

Michalopoulos, Constantine

WTO accession for countries in transition (English)

Countries in transition have considered membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) an important step toward integration in the international economic system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1934 JUN 30, 1998

Michalopoulos, Constantine

Developing countriesapos; participation in the World Trade Organization (English)

In the 1960s and 1970s developing countries viewed UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade ; Development) rather than the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs ; Trade) as the main institution through which to promote their interests in international trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1906 MAR 31, 1998

Michalopoulos, Constantine

Policies on imports from economies in transition - two case studies (English)

Although the European Union (EU) and the United States have greatly increased access to their markets for products from transition economies, they continue to treat many of their new trading partners as quot;nonmarketquot; economies and use different procedures in determining whether exporters from these countries engage in quot;dumping.quot; Transition countries often single out antidumping actions as those most detrimental to their market access. ... See More +

Publication 17427 SEP 30, 1997

Ehrenhaft, Peter D.; Hindley, Brian Vernon; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Winters, L. Alan

The economics of customs unions in the Commonwealth of Independent States (English)

In the aftermath of the breakup of the Soviet Union, trade among the new independent states collapsed. To help reestablish interstate trade, the 12 members of the Commonwealth of independent States (CIS) established a Free Trade Area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1786 JUN 30, 1997

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Tarr, David

Transition 8 (3) (English)

Reform boosts growth and foreign investment. Nations in transit - 1997 Freedom House rankings. Good policies are needed to make aid effective. ... See More +

Newsletter 16987 JUN 30, 1997

Selowsky, Marcelo; Martin, Ricardo; Shor, Boris; Burnside, Craig; Dollar, David; Hirschler, Richard; Sewell, David; Rutland, Peter; Pohl, Gerhard; Anderson, Robert E.; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Hewer, Ulrich; Goldberg, Itzhak; Jedrzejczak, Gregory; Fuchs, Michael; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Peters, Philip

Payments and finance problems in the Commonwealth of Independent States (English)

Payments problems constrained interstate trade among the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries in 1992-95, especially during the prolonged demise of the ruble zone. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1587 APR 30, 1996

Michalopoulos, Constantine

Trade performance and policy in the new independent states (English)

Integration with the global economy is essential in making the transition from plan to market. All 15 new independent states (NIS) established in the economic space of the former Soviet Union (FSU) suffered big declines in output and trade after their independence. ... See More +

Publication 15524 MAR 31, 1996

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Tarr, David Russian

Trade performance and policy in the new independent states (Russian)

Integration with the global economy is essential in making the transition from plan to market. All 15 new independent states (NIS) established in the economic space of the former Soviet Union (FSU) suffered big declines in output and trade after their independence. ... See More +

Publication 15524 MAR 31, 1996

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Tarr, David English

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Developing country trade policies and market access issues : 1990-2012 (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6463 Policy Research Working Paper
Trends in developing country trade 1980-2010 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6334 Policy Research Working Paper
More favorable and differential treatment of developing countries : toward a new approach in the World Trade Organization (English)
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AUG 31, 2003 WPS3107 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade integration and transition (English)
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SEP 01, 2002 44034 Working Paper
Services trade in the Balkans (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 WTP530 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies : Core techniques and cross-cutting issues (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
A sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies (Vol. 2) : Macroeconomic and sectoral approaches (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2002 29800 Publication
Trade policy reform and poverty alleviation (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 WPS2733 Policy Research Working Paper
The role of special differential treatment for developing countries in GATT and the World Trade Organization (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2000 WPS2388 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy and market access issues for developing countries : implications for the Millennium Round (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 1999 WPS2214 Policy Research Working Paper
The integration of transition economies into the world trading system (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2182 Policy Research Working Paper
Developing country goals and strategies for the Millennium Round (English)
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JUL 31, 1999 WPS2147 Policy Research Working Paper
WTO accession for countries in transition (English)
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JUN 30, 1998 WPS1934 Policy Research Working Paper
Developing countriesapos; participation in the World Trade Organization (English)
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MAR 31, 1998 WPS1906 Policy Research Working Paper
Policies on imports from economies in transition - two case studies (English)
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SEP 30, 1997 17427 Publication
The economics of customs unions in the Commonwealth of Independent States (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 WPS1786 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition 8 (3) (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 16987 Newsletter
Payments and finance problems in the Commonwealth of Independent States (English)
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APR 30, 1996 WPS1587 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade performance and policy in the new independent states (English)
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MAR 31, 1996 15524 Publication Russian
Trade performance and policy in the new independent states (Russian)
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MAR 31, 1996 15524 Publication English