Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda

Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda

by Thomas W. Hertel
     
 

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Poverty reduction is deemed to be a centerpiece of the Doha Development Agenda currently being negotiated under the auspices of the WTO. Yet there is considerable debate about the poverty impacts of such an agreement. Some are convinced it will increase poverty, while others are equally convinced that it will lead to poverty reduction. This book brings the best

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Poverty reduction is deemed to be a centerpiece of the Doha Development Agenda currently being negotiated under the auspices of the WTO. Yet there is considerable debate about the poverty impacts of such an agreement. Some are convinced it will increase poverty, while others are equally convinced that it will lead to poverty reduction. This book brings the best scientific methods to bear on this question, taking into account the specific characteristics embodied in the Doha Development Agenda.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821363140
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Trade and Development
Pages:
537
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

KYM ANDERSON World Bank, USA
NABIL ANNABI Université Laval, Québec, Canada
CHANNING ARNDT Ministry of Planning and Development, Mozambique, and Purdue University, USA
JORGE BALAT World Bank, USA
MAURIZIO BUSSOLO World Bank, USA
JOHN COCKBURN Université Laval, Québec, Canada
ERWIN CORONG De La Salle University, Philippines
CAESAR B. CORORATON International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
JOAQUIM BENTO DE SOUZA FERREIRA FILHO Universidade de São Paulo, Departamento de Economia, Sociologia e Administração, Brazil
BERNARD DECALUWÉ Université Laval, Québec, Canada
CHRISTIAN ARNAULT EMINI CEREG (University of Yaoundé II, Cameroon) and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
J. MARK HORRIDGE Monash University, Centre of Policy Studies, Australia
MAROS IVANIC World Bank, USA
BAZLUL KHONDKER University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
MARIJKE KUIPER Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) - Wageningen UR, UK
JANN LAY Kiel Institute for World Economics, Germany
WILL MARTIN World Bank, USA
ALESSANDRO NICITA World Bank, USA
GUIDO PORTO World Bank, USA
SELIM RAIHAN University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and University of Manchester, UK
ANNE-SOPHIE ROBILLIARD Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) and DIAL, France
SHERMAN ROBINSON University of Sussex, UK
THOMAS RUTHERFORD University of Colorado, USA
OLEKSANDR SHEPOTYLO University of Maryland, USA
DAVID TARR World Bank, USA
DOMINIQUE VAN DER MENSBRUGGHE World Bank, USA
FRANK VAN TONGEREN Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) - Wageningen UR, UK
FAN ZHAI Asian Development Bank, Philippines

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