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Distortions to agricultural incentives in Western Europe (Vol. 6) : National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in Germany (English)

Agriculture in Western Europe enjoys a degree of diversity that reflects a wide variety of soils and climatic conditions ranging from the arid Mediterranean regions to the Arctic Circle. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56143 SEP 01, 2010

Josling,Timothy E. Disclosed

Agricultural price distortions, inequality, and poverty : introduction and summary (English)

Reforms in recent decades have sharply reduced the distortions affecting agriculture in developing countries, particularly by cuts to agricultural export taxes and by some reductions in government assistance to agriculture in high-income countries, but international trade in farm products continues to be far more distorted than trade in nonfarm goods. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55933 AUG 01, 2009

Anderson, Kym; Cockburn, John; Martin, Will Disclosed

Global poverty and distributional impacts of agricultural distortions (English)

This paper assesses the potential impacts of the removal of agricultural and other trade distortions using a newly developed dataset and methodological approach for evaluating the global poverty and inequality effects of policy reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55935 JUN 01, 2009

Bussolo, Maurizio; Hoyos, Rafael De; Medvedev, Denis Disclosed

Poverty implications of agricultural and non-agricultural price distortions in Pakistan (English)

Using recent estimates of industry assistance rates, the effects of trade liberalization in the rest of the world and in Pakistan alone are analyzed using a global and a Pakistan computable general equilibrium (CGE) model under two tax replacement schemes: a direct income tax and an indirect tax replacement. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55939 JUN 01, 2009

Cororaton, Caesar B.; Orden, David Disclosed

Agricultural protection and poverty in Indonesia : a general equilibrium analysis (English)

A general equilibrium modeling approach is used to estimate the effects within Indonesia of unilateral and global trade liberalization, including effects on poverty incidence. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55938 JUN 01, 2009

Warr, Peter Disclosed

The poverty impacts of global commodity trade liberalization (English)

This paper examines the poverty impacts of global merchandise trade reform by looking at a wide range of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55936 JUN 01, 2009

Hertel, Thomas W.; Keeney, Roman Disclosed

Agricultural trade reform and poverty in Thailand : a general equilibrium analysis (English)

A general equilibrium modeling approach is used to estimate the effects within Thailand of unilateral and global trade liberalization, including effects on poverty incidence. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55941 JUN 01, 2009

Warr, Peter Disclosed

Inequality and poverty impacts of trade distortions in Mozambique (English)

Although Mozambique has considerable agricultural potential, rural poverty remains extremely high. This paper examines the extent to which global and domestic price distortions affect agricultural production and national poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55942 JUN 01, 2009

Arndt, Channing; Thurlow, James Disclosed

Border price and export demand shocks for developing countries from rest-of-world trade liberalization using the linkage model (English)

The volume on agricultural price distortions, inequality and poverty begins with a global study that uses the World Bank's linkage model to examine the economic impacts in various countries, regions and the world as a whole of agricultural and trade policies as of 2004. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55948 JUN 01, 2009

Mensbrugghe, Dominique van der; Valenzuela, Ernesto; Anderson, Kym; Disclosed

Welfare and poverty effects of global agricultural and trade policies using the Linkage model (English)

This paper analyzes the economic effects of agricultural price and merchandise trade policies around the world as of 2004 on global markets, net farm incomes, and national and regional economic welfare and poverty, using the global economy wide Linkage model, new estimates of agricultural price distortions for developing countries, and poverty elasticity's approach. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55934 JUN 01, 2009

Anderson, Kym; Valenzuela, Ernesto; Mensbrugghe, Dominique van der Disclosed

Agricultural price distortions, poverty, and inequality in the Philippines (English)

This paper analyzes the poverty and inequality implications of removing agricultural and non-agricultural price distortions in the domestic market of the Philippines and abroad. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55940 JUN 01, 2009

Cororaton, Caesar B; Corong, Erwin; Cockburn, John Disclosed

Liberalizing trade, and its impact on poverty and inequality in Nicaragua (English)

The Doha round of multilateral trade negotiations stalled in 2008 owing in no small degree to a lack of agreement on the terms of substantially reducing trade-distorting support for agricultural products and to what extent this will be beneficial to developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55947 JUN 01, 2009

Sanchez, Marco V.; Vos, Rob Disclosed

Agricultural distortions, poverty, and inequality in South Africa (English)

South Africa has rapidly reduced trade barriers since the end of Apartheid, yet agricultural production and exports have remained sluggish. Also, poverty and unemployment have risen and become increasingly concentrated in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55943 JUN 01, 2009

Herault, Nicolas; Thurlow, James Disclosed

Economic and poverty impacts of agricultural, trade, and factor market reforms in China (English)

Capitalizing on the most recent estimates of agricultural price distortions in China and in other countries, this paper assesses the economic and poverty impact of global and domestic trade reform in China. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55937 JUN 01, 2009

Zhai, Fan; Hertel, Thomas Disclosed

Impacts of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in Argentina (English)

Using the most recent estimates of agricultural price distortions, this chapter studies the economic, poverty, and income inequality impacts of both global and domestic trade reform in Argentina, with a special focus on export taxes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55944 JUN 01, 2009

Cicowiez, Martin; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Diaz-Bonilla, Eugenio Disclosed

Would trade liberalization help the poor of Brazil? (English)

This paper addresses the potential effects of world agricultural trade liberalization on poverty and regional income distribution in Brazil, using an inter-regional applied general equilibrium (AGE) and a micro-simulation model of Brazil tailored for income distribution and poverty analysis by using a detailed representation of households. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55946 JUN 01, 2009

De Souza Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento; Horridge, Mark Disclosed

Constitutional rules and agricultural policy outcomes (English)

This paper deals with the effect of constitutional rules on agricultural policy outcomes in a panel of observations for more than 70 developing and developed countries in the 1955-2005 period. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55962 MAY 01, 2009

Olper, Alessandro; Raimondi, Valentina Disclosed

Political economy of distortions to agricultural incentives : introduction and summary (English)

During the 1960s and 1970s most developing countries imposed anti-agricultural policies, while many high-income countries restricted agricultural imports and subsidized their farmers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55949 MAY 01, 2009

Anderson, Kym Disclosed

Political economy of agricultural trade interventions in Africa (English)

This paper uses new data on agricultural policy interventions to examine the political economy of agricultural trade policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55960 MAY 01, 2009

Bates, Robert H.; Block, Steven Disclosed

Why governments tax or subsidize trade : evidence from agriculture (English)

This paper empirically explores the political-economic determinants of why governments choose to tax or subsidize trade in agriculture. The authors use a new data set on nominal rates of assistance (NRA) across a number of commodities spanning the last five decades for 64 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55958 MAY 01, 2009

Gawande, Kishore; Hoekman, Bernard Disclosed

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Distortions to agricultural incentives in Western Europe (Vol. 6) : National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in Germany (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 56143 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural price distortions, inequality, and poverty : introduction and summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 55933 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Global poverty and distributional impacts of agricultural distortions (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55935 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty implications of agricultural and non-agricultural price distortions in Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55939 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural protection and poverty in Indonesia : a general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55938 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The poverty impacts of global commodity trade liberalization (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55936 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural trade reform and poverty in Thailand : a general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55941 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Inequality and poverty impacts of trade distortions in Mozambique (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55942 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Border price and export demand shocks for developing countries from rest-of-world trade liberalization using the linkage model (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55948 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Welfare and poverty effects of global agricultural and trade policies using the Linkage model (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55934 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural price distortions, poverty, and inequality in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55940 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Liberalizing trade, and its impact on poverty and inequality in Nicaragua (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55947 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural distortions, poverty, and inequality in South Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55943 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Economic and poverty impacts of agricultural, trade, and factor market reforms in China (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55937 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impacts of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in Argentina (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55944 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Would trade liberalization help the poor of Brazil? (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55946 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Constitutional rules and agricultural policy outcomes (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55962 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Political economy of distortions to agricultural incentives : introduction and summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55949 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Political economy of agricultural trade interventions in Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55960 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Why governments tax or subsidize trade : evidence from agriculture (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55958 Working Paper (Numbered Series)