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Has the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations impacted on tourism flows of member countries?

25 April 2024

Purpose – Using panel data for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) member states, the present study explored the role of RCEP negotiations on tourism development. Design/methodology/approach –Adynamic econometric model, namely the panel ...

The impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry stocks returns in Mauritius. Evidence from quantile regression analysis

25 April 2024

The tourism industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak in Mauritius, where this industry is the backbone of the economy. Just like tourism revenue, tourism returns are also expected to be affected. Hence, this paper examines the impact o ...

Jaffur, Z. K., Tandrayen-Ragoobur, V., & Seetanah, B. (2023). An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of COVID-19 on Trade: Evidence from a Small Island African Economy. Journal of African Trade, 10(1), 6.

15 April 2024

This study investigates the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related containment measures on the trade system of Mauritius for the period January 2010 to June 2021. As the pandemic spread across the globe due to high interconnectedness a ...

Tandrayen-Ragoobur, V. (2024). The role of infrastructure in regional trade in the SADC region. In Regional Policy in the Southern African Development Community (pp. 123-144). Routledge.

15 April 2024

This study examines the impact of infrastructural development on bilateral trade flows using a panel of 51 African countries from 2003 to 2015. An infrastructure-augmented gravity model was estimated with different indicators of infrastructural developmen ...

COVID-19 Vaccination Gender Gap in India. Can Trade Agreements Help?, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

8 April 2024

Health pandemics affect women and men differently, and they can make the existing gender inequalities much worse. COVID-19 is one such pandemic, which can have substantial gender implications both during and in the post-pandemic world. Its economic and so ...

Progressive Trade: Labour and Gender, Oxford University Press

8 April 2024

This chapter provides an overview of the growing influence of both labour standards and gender equality concerns in contemporary trade debates, and in particular how existing FTAs have increasingly accommodated both types of issues. In the following secti ...

Gender Mainstreaming in Trade Agreements: Best Practice Examples and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific, Cambridge University Press

8 April 2024

In recent years, more and more countries have included different kinds of gender considerations in their trade agreements. Yet many countries have still not signed their very first agreement with a gender equality-related provision. Though most of the agr ...

Trade negotiation dialogue and capacity building: applying the PXA Framework, World Trade Organization

8 April 2024

The increasing trend of the inclusion of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment concerns in the negotiation of trade agreements creates a need to strengthen informed dialogue between the public and private sectors. Trade negotiators are often no ...

Gender mainstreaming in trade agreements: “A Potemkin Facade”?, World Trade Organization

8 April 2024

and economic realities is needed, as is further research on what would improve ...

National Implementation of International Economic Law: Mexico, Edward Edgar Publishing

8 April 2024

The Encyclopedia is the definitive reference work on international economic law. This comprehensive resource helps redefine the field by presenting international economic law in its broadest, real-world context. The chapter is a report on Mexico which off ...