The Wto, Developing Countries, And The Doha Development Agenda

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The "development credibility" of the current trade regime in general, and the WTO in particular, is at stake. The Doha Round aims to reverse the brewing skepticism by providing a reliable engine of trade-led growth and development. The essays in this volume identify the key challenges in this regard, make an assessment of the current situation in agriculture and manufacturing market access and evaluate alternative policy options that will make ...

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Overview

The "development credibility" of the current trade regime in general, and the WTO in particular, is at stake. The Doha Round aims to reverse the brewing skepticism by providing a reliable engine of trade-led growth and development. The essays in this volume identify the key challenges in this regard, make an assessment of the current situation in agriculture and manufacturing market access and evaluate alternative policy options that will make the goal attainable.

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Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis is a Research Fellow and Project Director at UNU-WIDER.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Overview
• The WTO, Trade and Development: An Introduction—B.Guha-Khasnobis * Developing Countries and the WTO Doha Round: Market Access, Rules and Differential Treatment—B.Hoekman
Part II: Agriculture * Trade Liberalization, Agriculture, and Poverty in Low-income Countries—K.Anderson
• OECD Domestic Support and Developing Countries—B.Dimaranan, T.Hertel & R.Keeney
• Impact of Trade Liberalization on Returbans from Land: A Regional Study of Indian Agriculture—N.Ghosh
• The Value of Agricultural Tariff Rate Quotas to Developing Countries—C.Laroche Dupraz & A.Matthews
Part III: Manufacturing
• Industrial Tariffs, LDCs and the Doha Development Agenda—M.Bacchetta & Bijit Bora
• Developed Country Trade Barriers and the Least Developed Countries: The Economic Results of Freeing Trade—J.D.Haveman & H.J.Shatz * The EU's Everything But Arms Initiative and the Least-developed Countries—L.Cernat, S.Laird, L.Monge-Roffarello & A.Turrini * Export Subsidies: Theory, Evidence, and the WTO Agreement on Subsidies—R.Ahuja

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