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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This issue of Indonesia daily economic update for January 21, 2019 contains economic highlights, including: the Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) is investigating alleged pricefixing behind airfare increases. ... See More +

Brief 142854 JAN 21, 2019

Disclosed

Leniency to Combat Hard Core Cartels : Policy Guidance to Strengthen the Indonesian Competition Framework (English)

Indonesia has the possibility of incorporating effective tools to combat cartels in its competition law. Hard core cartels, agreements among competitors to fix prices, divide or share markets, restrict output, rig bids in tenders, or divide or share markets - are the most harmful violation of competition law, burdening consumers (families, businesses and governments) worldwide with multibillion-dollar losses each year. ... See More +

Working Paper 131396 MAR 02, 2018

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Is EU's open aviation policy good for air transport? (English)

International air transport is at a crossroads. The aviation industry's center of gravity has moved toward the East, with main hubs in the Gulf region and ever-increasing passenger markets located in Asia. ... See More +

Brief 119854 JUN 01, 2017

Abate,Megersa Abera; Christidis, Panayotis Disclosed

Competition and poverty (English)

A literature review shows competition policy reforms can deliver benefits for the poorest households and improve income distribution. A lack of competition in food markets hurts the poorest households the most. ... See More +

Viewpoint 104736 APR 01, 2016

Begazo Gomez,Tania Priscilla; Nyman,Sara Disclosed

Opening Remarks on Food Prices or Pre-G-20 by Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank Group (English)

These opening remarks were delivered by Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank, at the teleconference in Washington DC concerning food prices and the pre-G20. ... See More +

President's Speech 103532 APR 15, 2011

Zoellick,Robert B. Disclosed

Interconnection disputes : antitrust or sector regulation and the case of New Zealand (English)

Full liberalization of telecommunications markets provides scope for relying largely on general antitrust rules and institutions for economic regulation. ... See More +

Viewpoint 32844 JUN 01, 2005

Kerf, Michel; Neto, Isabel; Geradin, Damien

Municipal decentralization in Nicaragua : fiscal and institutional issues (Vol. 2) : Annex 1 : municipal sources of finance prior to 2004 (English)

The report provides the following findings on municipal decentralization in Nicaragua, acknowledging Nicaragua is pursuing decentralization in an aggressive manner. ... See More +

Working Paper 36224 NOV 01, 2004

Disclosed

Maritime transport costs and port efficiency (English)

Recent literature has emphasized the importance of transport costs and infrastructure in explaining trade, access to markets, and increases in per capita income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2781 FEB 28, 2002

Clark, Ximena; Dollar, David; Micco, Alejandro

Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)

Maritime transport costs significantly impede international trade. This article examines why these costs are so high in some countries and quantifies the importance of two explanations: restrictive trade policies and private anticompetitive practices. ... See More +

Journal Article 77382 JAN 01, 2002

Fink, Carsten; Mattoo, Carsten; Neagu, Ileana Cristina Disclosed

International cartel enforcement : lessons from the 1990s (English)

The enforcement record of the 1990s shows that private international cartels are not defunct--nor do they always fall quickly under the weight of their own incentive problems. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2680 SEP 30, 2001

Evenett, Simon J.; Levenstein, Margaret C.; Suslow, Valerie Y.

Private international cartels and their effect on developing countries (English)

This report examines the possible effects of recent private international cartels on developing countries by looking in detail at five case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper 27826 JAN 09, 2001

Levenstein, Margaret; Suslow, Valerie

A framework for the design and implementation of competition law and policy (English)

This book reviews the design and implementation of competition law and policy. The study examines the objectives of competition policy, defining a dynamic and competitive environment as one underpinned by sound competition law and policy. ... See More +

Publication 18594 NOV 30, 1998

Khemani,R. Shyam; Anderson,Robert; Bamford,Pete Portuguese Disclosed

The dynamic behavior of quota license prices : theory and evidence from the Hong Kong apparel quotas (English)

Empirical studies of the welfare consequences of quotas often assume perfect competition everywhere. If this assumption is not valid, welfare estimate and policy recommendations may err dramatically. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1136 MAY 31, 1993

Krishna, Kala; Ling Hui Tan

Regulation and deregulation in industrial countries : some lessons for LDCs (English)

The United States' experience with antitrust and with directive regulation in the rail, trucking, airline, and telephone sectors offers useful lessons for developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS699 JUN 30, 1991

Bradburd, Ralph; Ross, David R.

The Mexican sugar industry : problems and prospects (English)

The Mexican sugar industry operates under strict government controls. The sugar parastatal, AZUCAR, and other state agencies govern virturally all aspects of pricing and, until recently, AZUCAR controlled virtually all aspects of marketing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS596 FEB 28, 1991

Borrell, Brent

Antidumping laws and developing countries (English)

This paper finds that the current GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) consistent antidumping laws have a strong protectionist drift and a procartel bias. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS16 JUN 30, 1988

Messerlin, Patrick

Tunisia - Country economic memorandum on a midterm review of the Sixth Development Plan (1982-86) (Vol. 2) : Pricing policy issues in Tunisia (English)

Tunisia started its Five Year Plan (1982-1986) in difficult conditions marked by a prolonged drought, technical problems in the industrial sector and stagnated tourism earnings due to the recession in Europe. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 5328 OCT 31, 1985

French Disclosed

Tunisia - Country economic memorandum on a midterm review of the Sixth Development Plan (1982-86) (Vol. 2) : Politique des prix en Tunisie (French)

Tunisia started its Five Year Plan (1982-1986) in difficult conditions marked by a prolonged drought, technical problems in the industrial sector and stagnated tourism earnings due to the recession in Europe. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 5328 OCT 01, 1985

English Disclosed

Neoclassical econometrics : the agenda (English)

The paper proposes a new approach to econometric modeling and parameter estimation which permits the construction of macro-econometric models from general microeconomic-foundations. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD47 JAN 01, 1983

Hartley, Michael J. Disclosed

Future market, food imports and food security (English)

The unprecedented volatility of major food and feed grain prices in the seventies created a major concern within the international community for food security. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) AGP43 SEP 01, 1982

Peck, Anne; AGR Disclosed

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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JAN 21, 2019 142854 Brief
Leniency to Combat Hard Core Cartels : Policy Guidance to Strengthen the Indonesian Competition Framework (English)
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MAR 02, 2018 131396 Working Paper
Is EU's open aviation policy good for air transport? (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119854 Brief
Competition and poverty (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104736 Viewpoint
Opening Remarks on Food Prices or Pre-G-20 by Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank Group (English)
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APR 15, 2011 103532 President's Speech
Interconnection disputes : antitrust or sector regulation and the case of New Zealand (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32844 Viewpoint
Municipal decentralization in Nicaragua : fiscal and institutional issues (Vol. 2) : Annex 1 : municipal sources of finance prior to 2004 (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 36224 Working Paper
Maritime transport costs and port efficiency (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 WPS2781 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade in international maritime services : how much does policy matter? (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 77382 Journal Article
International cartel enforcement : lessons from the 1990s (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 WPS2680 Policy Research Working Paper
Private international cartels and their effect on developing countries (English)
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JAN 09, 2001 27826 Working Paper
A framework for the design and implementation of competition law and policy (English)
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NOV 30, 1998 18594 Publication Portuguese
The dynamic behavior of quota license prices : theory and evidence from the Hong Kong apparel quotas (English)
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MAY 31, 1993 WPS1136 Policy Research Working Paper
Regulation and deregulation in industrial countries : some lessons for LDCs (English)
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JUN 30, 1991 WPS699 Policy Research Working Paper
The Mexican sugar industry : problems and prospects (English)
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FEB 28, 1991 WPS596 Policy Research Working Paper
Antidumping laws and developing countries (English)
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JUN 30, 1988 WPS16 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Country economic memorandum on a midterm review of the Sixth Development Plan (1982-86) (Vol. 2) : Pricing policy issues in Tunisia (English)
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OCT 31, 1985 5328 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report French
Tunisia - Country economic memorandum on a midterm review of the Sixth Development Plan (1982-86) (Vol. 2) : Politique des prix en Tunisie (French)
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OCT 01, 1985 5328 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report English
Neoclassical econometrics : the agenda (English)
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JAN 01, 1983 DRD47 Departmental Working Paper
Future market, food imports and food security (English)
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SEP 01, 1982 AGP43 Working Paper (Numbered Series)