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Lao People's Democratic Republic - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P164813- Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP14543 NOV 15, 2018

Phouvieng Phongsa Disclosed

Traders' Dilemma : Developing Countries' Response to Trade Disputes (English)

If trade tensions between the United States and certain trading partners escalate into a full-blown trade war, what should developing countries do? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8640 NOV 07, 2018

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Go,Delfin Sia; Lakatos,Csilla; Robinson,Sherman; Thierfelder,Karen E. Disclosed

Contractual Frictions and the Margins of Trade (English)

A growing body of work has shown that the quality of national institutions that enforce written contracts plays an important role in shaping a country's comparative advantage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8631 OCT 30, 2018

Azomahou,Theophile Thomas; Maemir,Hibret Belete; Wako,Hassen A. Disclosed

The Intensive Margin in Trade (English)

Is the variation in bilateral trade flows across countries primarily due to differences in the number of exporting firms (the extensive margin) or in the average size of an exporter (the intensive margin)? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8625 OCT 26, 2018

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Klenow,Peter J.; Meleshchuk,Sergii; Pierola,Martha Denisse; Rodriguez-Clare,Andres Disclosed

Are the Poor Getting Globalized? (English)

One reason that poor people may not capture the full benefit from participation in international markets is that the goods they produce tend to be subject to relatively high trade barriers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8609 OCT 10, 2018

Mendoza,Adelina; Nayyar,Gaurav; Piermartini,Roberta Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Lao PDR Second Trade Development Facility Project - P130512 - Sequence No : 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34180 SEP 28, 2018

Hoppe,Mombert Disclosed

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth (English)

Trade integration can play a much larger role in boosting shared prosperity. The current focus on trade tensions threatens to obscure the great untapped benefits possible from further trade reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 130272 SEP 01, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Lao PDR Second Trade Development Facility Project - P130512 - Sequence No : 11 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33155 AUG 02, 2018

Hoppe,Mombert Disclosed

Eliminating barriers to the inclusive and sustainable growth Sri Lanka (English)

The Eliminating Barriers to Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in Sri Lanka Program supports the attainment of the GoSL’s Vision 2025 through the provision of analytical and advisory services to identify and implement a wide range of priority reforms necessary to unleash the trade and competitiveness potential for inclusive and sustainable growth in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Report 127801 JUN 27, 2018

Disclosed

Anatomy and impact of export promotion agencies (English)

Recent literature has shown evidence of positive contributions of export promotion agencies around the world in raising exports, through the intensive and extensive margins of trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8470 JUN 07, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Lederman,Daniel; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)

The empirical case for trade as an engine of growth has now been established on solid empirical grounds. There has been a protracted controversy in the literature on the econometrics of trade and growth. ... See More +

Publication 127167 JUN 06, 2018

Cadot,Olivier; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Gourdon,Julien; Reye, José-Daniel Disclosed

Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition : Strengthening Argentina's integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (Spanish)

Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more and better jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to that of more advanced economies. ... See More +

Report 125115 JUN 01, 2018

Martinez Licetti,Martha; Iootty De Paiva Dias,Mariana English Disclosed

Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Second Trade Development Facility Project : supervision mission - May 14 to 18, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 129177 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)

This paper examines the impact of free trade agreement (FTA) use on import prices. For this analysis, it employs establishment-level import data with information on tariff schemes, that is, the FTA and most-favored-nation schemes used for importing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8416 APR 19, 2018

Hayakawa,Kazunobu; Laksanapanyakul,Nuttawut; Mukunoki,Hiroshi; Urata,Shujiro Disclosed

Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)

The administration of President Mauricio Macri in Argentina faces an economy that is poorly connected with the world economy. Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more and better jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to that of more advanced economies. ... See More +

Publication 126128 APR 18, 2018

Martinez Licetti,Martha; Lootty,Mariana; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Signoret,Jose E. Disclosed

Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)

Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more and better jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to that of more advanced economies. ... See More +

Publication 125115 APR 10, 2018

Martinez Licetti,Martha; Iootty,Mariana; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Signoret,Jose E. Disclosed

Bangladesh - National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support Project (English)

The National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support Project aims to improve the capacity of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) to produce quality core statistics and make them accessible in a timely manner to policy makers and the public. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2193 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Global trade : slowdown, factors, and policies (English)

Growth in global trade has been slow since 2012. While global trade downturns are not unprecedented, the observed change in the relationship of trade to GDP poses the question whether the trade slowdown is a transitory deviation or a more long-lasting phenomenon brought about by structural changes. ... See More +

Brief 123899 FEB 01, 2018

Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Loayza,Norman V.; Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Have the economic policy packages reduced import costs in Indonesia? A quantitative assessment of two sets of measures (English)

The purpose of this note is to evaluate the outcome of two sets of actions, included in the first of Indonesia’s economic policy packages issued in September 2015 and supported by the Logistics DPL I, aiming to reduce the costs of importing: 1) “The Minister of Trade has eliminated Registered Importer and Producer Importer licenses for eight (8) categories of products, which accounted for 10.6 percent of non-oil imports in 2015, as evidenced through various Minister of Trade Regulations.” ... See More +

Working Paper 131453 JAN 01, 2018

Cali,Massimiliano; Hasmand D,Agnesia Adhissa; Bennis,Lamiaa; Puzzello,Laura; Ash Shidqi,Muhammad Hazmi Disclosed

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Lao People's Democratic Republic - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P164813- Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 15, 2018 STEP14543 Procurement Plan
Traders' Dilemma : Developing Countries' Response to Trade Disputes (English)
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NOV 07, 2018 WPS8640 Policy Research Working Paper
Contractual Frictions and the Margins of Trade (English)
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OCT 30, 2018 WPS8631 Policy Research Working Paper
The Intensive Margin in Trade (English)
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OCT 26, 2018 WPS8625 Policy Research Working Paper
Are the Poor Getting Globalized? (English)
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OCT 10, 2018 WPS8609 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Lao PDR Second Trade Development Facility Project - P130512 - Sequence No : 12 (English)
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SEP 28, 2018 ISR34180 Implementation Status and Results Report
Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130272 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Lao PDR Second Trade Development Facility Project - P130512 - Sequence No : 11 (English)
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AUG 02, 2018 ISR33155 Implementation Status and Results Report
Eliminating barriers to the inclusive and sustainable growth Sri Lanka (English)
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JUN 27, 2018 127801 Report
Anatomy and impact of export promotion agencies (English)
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JUN 07, 2018 WPS8470 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127167 Publication
Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition : Strengthening Argentina's integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2018 125115 Report English
Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Second Trade Development Facility Project : supervision mission - May 14 to 18, 2017 (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129177 Aide Memoire
Impact of free trade agreement use on import prices (English)
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APR 19, 2018 WPS8416 Policy Research Working Paper
Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)
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APR 18, 2018 126128 Publication
Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)
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APR 10, 2018 125115 Publication
Bangladesh - National Strategy for Development of Statistics Implementation Support Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2193 Project Appraisal Document
Cote d'Ivoire - Project to Support the Competitiveness of the Great Abidjan : environmental assessment (Vol. 16) : Publication de l'etude dtmpact environnemental et social du projet d'amenagement d'un echangeur au carrefour d'Akwaba Coiofune de Port Bouêt (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 SFG4091 Environmental Assessment
Global trade : slowdown, factors, and policies (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123899 Brief
Have the economic policy packages reduced import costs in Indonesia? A quantitative assessment of two sets of measures (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 131453 Working Paper