Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda

Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda

by Thomas W. Hertel L. Alan Winters, L. Alan Winters

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ISBN-13: 9780821363157
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Series: Trade and Development Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxv
Contributorsxvii
Abbreviations and Acronymsxix
Part IEvaluation of the Doha Development Agenda
1Poverty Impacts of a WTO Agreement: Synthesis and Overview3
2Scenarios for Global Trade Reform31
3Assessing the World Market Impacts of Multilateral Trade Reforms57
Part IIPrice Linkages105
4Multilateral Trade Liberalization and Mexican Households: The Effect of the Doha Development Agenda107
5The Doha Trade Round and Mozambique129
Part IIIHousehold Impacts of Price Changes
6The WTO Doha Round, Cotton Sector Dynamics, and Poverty Trends in Zambia155
7The Doha Round, Poverty, and Regional Inequality in Brazil183
8Growing Together or Growing Apart? A Village-Level Study of the Impact of the Doha Round on Rural China219
Part IVA Focus on Labor Markets
9Structural Change and Poverty Reduction in Brazil: The Impact of the Doha Round249
10Impacts of the DDA on China: The Role of Labor Markets and Complementary Education Reforms285
11The Social Impact of a WTO Agreement in Indonesia319
Part VFiscal Replacement of Lost Tariff Revenue341
12The Poverty Impacts of the Doha Round in Cameroon: The Role of Tax Policy343
13Doha Scenarios, Trade Reforms, and Poverty in the Philippines: A CGE Analysis375
Part VICross-Country Analysis403
14The Effects of a Prospective Multilateral Trade Reform on Poverty in Developing Countries405
Part VIIThe Doha Development Agenda, Growth, and Poverty427
15Implications of WTO Agreements and Unilateral Trade Policy Reforms for Poverty in Bangladesh: Short- versus Long-Run Impacts429
16The Impact on Russia of WTO Accession and the DDA: The Importance of Liberalization of Barriers against FDI in Services for Grwoth and Poverty Reduction467
17Global Impacts of the Doha Scenarios on Poverty497
Index529
Box
1.1Elements of the DDA Scenario Based on the July Framework Agreement10
Figures
2.1Converting the Harbinson Formula into a Tiered Formula45
2.2Tiered Tariff-Cutting Formula without Discontinuities45
3.1Validating the GTAP-AGR Model: Predicted versus Observed Standard Deviations for Wheat62
3.2Transmission of Global Results to a National Model91
3A.1Demand and Supply for a Single Export in Type A Model94
3A.2Demand and Supply for a Single Export in Type B Model95
3A.3Demand and Supply for a Single Export in a GTAP Simulation96
3A.4Demand and Supply for a Single Import99
4.1Household Income112
4.2Household Consumption113
5.1Distribution of Changes in Household Welfare147
6.1Dynamics of Cotton Income Shares164
6.2Dynamics of Cotton Income Shares, Central Province165
6.3Dynamics of Cotton Income Shares, Eastern Province165
6.4Dynamics of Cotton Income Shares, Southern Province166
6.5Cotton Prices and Household Income169

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