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Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the effects of agricultural productivity on wage rates, labor supply to market oriented activities, and labor allocation between own farming and wage labor in agriculture. ... See More +

WPS7056 OCT 01, 2014

Emran, Shahe; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)

This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual countries and for the world as a whole. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7011 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)

The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7006 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic,Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Food price spikes, price insulation, and poverty (English)

This paper has two purposes. It first considers the impact on world food prices of the changes in restrictions on trade in staple foods during the 2008 world food price crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6535 JUL 01, 2013

Anderson,Kym; Ivanic,Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Agricultural trade : what matters in the Doha round ? (English)

This survey concludes that including agriculture in the Doha Agenda negotiations was important both economically and politically, although the political resistance to reform is particularly strong in this sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6261 NOV 01, 2012

Laborde, David; Martin, Will Disclosed

Unfinished Business? The WTO's Doha Agenda (English)

This book examines the state and the fate of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA). The volume has three key objectives: to provide qualitative and quantitative information about the implications of what is currently on the table; to examine controversial areas where further progress might be made; and to identify lessons that might be of use for future negotiations. ... See More +

Publication 65456 NOV 01, 2011

Martin, Will; Mattoo, Aaditya; Winkler, Deborah; Laborde, David; Blandford, David; Josling, Tim; Borchert, Ingo; Gootiiz, Batshur; Bouët, Antoine; Grant, Jason; Meilke, Karl; Taylor, Benjamin J.; Wilson, John S.; Hoekman, Bernard; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Anderson, Kym; Nelgen, Signe; Brown, Chad P.; Prusa, Thomas J.; Subramanian, Arvind Disclosed

Trade barrier volatility and domestic price stabilization : evidence from agriculture (English)

National barriers to trade are often varied to insulate domestic markets from international price variability, especially following a sudden spike. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5511 DEC 01, 2010

Anderson, Kym; Nelgen, Signe Disclosed

Krueger/Schiff/Valdes revisited : agricultural price and trade policy reform in developing countries since 1960 (English)

A study of distortions to agricultural incentives in 18 developing countries during 1960-84, by Krueger, Schiff and Valdes (1988; 1991), found that policies in most of those developing countries were directly or indirectly harming their farmers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5165 JAN 01, 2010

Anderson, Kym Disclosed