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Trade Topics

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Research

TRADE POTENTIAL AMONG MOROCCO AND HIS AFRICAN PARTNERS EVALUATION USING AN EXTENDED GRAVITY MODEL

1 June 2016

In this work, we are interested in the trade potential between Morocco and his African partners. To do this, in the first part, we analyzed the structure of foreign trade of Morocco and that of its main partner in West Africa (Senegal), and the nature of ...

Trade Policies, Smuggling, and the Informal Job Market in Francophone Africa. The Case of Pharmaceuticals, Used Cars and Petroleum Products

1 June 2016

Internationalization has become an important feature of the informal sector in West Africa, in the last few decades. Yet, official trade and financial data provide a very misleading picture of the patterns and magnitudes of cross border trade in the sub-r ...

FIRMS, TRADE AND EMPLOYMENT IN TUNISIA

1 June 2016

This paper aims to investigate whether exposure to international trade increases the firm’s ability to create jobs, improve its productivity and profitability using a unique Tunisian firm level data set. Several types of firms are considered: onshore non- ...

THE IMPACT OF TRADE ON POVERTY: ECONOMIC GROWTH –UNEMPLOYMENT LINKAGE

27 May 2016

THE IMPACT OF TRADE ON POVERTY: ECONOMIC GROWTH –UNEMPLOYMENT LINKAGE By: Taleb Awad-Warrad WTO-Chair Holder Prof. of Economics University of Jordan WTO/WORLD BANK TRADE & POVERTY FORUM Geneva, Switzerland, 26 May 2016 Author(s): Taleb Awad-Warrad Yes ...

LIBERALISATION COMMERCIALE ET PAUVRETE: Vérification

27 May 2016

UNIVERSITE D’ABOMEY-CALAVI CHAIRE OMC-COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL ET DEVELOPPEMENT INCLUSIF LIBERALISATION COMMERCIALE ET PAUVRETE: Vérification Empirique à Partir de Données d’Enquête Au Bénin Fulbert AMOUSSOUGA GERO Titulaire de la Chaire OMC-CIDI de Cotonou ...

Is Tunisian Trade Policy Pro-Poor?

27 May 2016

The main aim of this paper is to investigate the effects of Tunisian trade policy on household welfare. We use the recently released household survey data in combination with estimated tariff pass-through elasticities and wage elasticities obtained from M ...

Export Diversification Effects of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

18 November 2015

We estimate the effects of trade facilitation on export diversification, as measured by two extensive margins: the number of products exported by destination and the number of export destinations served by product. To address causality we use only exports ...

Subvention du MCA et Réformes Portuaires au Bénin: une Analyse des Effets de Facilitation des Echanges.

1 August 2015

En 2006, le Bénin a bénéficié de l’initiative du Gouvernement américain, le Programme Millenium Challenge Account (MCA): la principale composante du Programme reste le "Projet Accès aux Marchés" avec plus de 61% des subventions orientées vers un ...

The Trade Facilitation Agreement and its Impacts to the Brazilian Transformation Industry

1 August 2015

Trade facilitation has been in WTO agenda since 1996 and only in 2013 WTO Members were able to conclude an agreement to deal with that important issue to guarantee a freer international trade. From a marginal topic in the Doha Round negotiations, trade fa ...

A Case Study of Trade Facilitation Measures of the China(Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone

1 August 2015

29 September, 2013, the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Shanghai FTZ) was officially launched, soon after the State Council of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the State Council) released the Framework Plan for the C ...

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