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Author: Cheryll B. Casiwan
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
Keywords: trade, liberalization, challenge, meeting, import, rice, philippines
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9712202097
ISBN-13: 9789712202094

Some little-know facts about rice in the Philippines; Rice trade liberalization, poverty, and food security; Improving productivity in the rice sector: solutions for farmers; Potential for crop diversification.
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Author: Patricio Aroca
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: convergence, mexico, economic, liberalization, dimensions, trade, spatial
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2005
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:Z1NG

This paper studies the spatial dimension of growth in Mexico over the past three decades. The literature on regional economic growth shows a decrease in regional dispersion from 1970 to 1985, and a sharp increase afterward coinciding with the trade liberalization of the Mexican economy. Using spatial econometric, tools the authors analyze how the process of convergence/divergence has mapped spatially and whether it makes sense to talk about spatial regions in Mexico. Although the rich North-poor South dichotomy has dominated this phenomenon, interesting patterns emerge. Namely the distribution
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Author: Antoine Bouėt
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: trade, opening, black, global, development, modeling, income, benefits, liberalization, world, expected
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2008-06-12
ISBN-10: 0896295109
ISBN-13: 9780896295100

"Trade liberalization is expected to act positively on world economic development and poverty alleviation, both of which have become high priorities of the international community. This emphasis explains why numerous studies have focused on assessing the expected benefits of trade liberalization on development. The main empirical tools for these assessments have been the use of spatial and nonspatial partial equilibrium models, gravity equations, and single- and multicountry computable general equilibrium models (CGEMs). Multicountry CGEMs, however, have produced strikingly divergent results.
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Author: Ritva Reinikka
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: firms, government, farms, role, recovery, uganda
Number of Pages: 516
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 0821346644
ISBN-13: 9780821346648

Uganda's recovery over the past 15 years from economic decline, conflict, and repressive government to macroeconomic stability, high growth, and considerable political freedom signifies a major turnaround in Africa. What makes Uganda's postconflict recovery significant is that it coincides with one of the most ambitious programs of economic liberalization on the African continent.This book focuses on postconflict recovery and economic liberalization. This book also provides a detailed discussion of the many issues policymakers have to consider when they try to guide a country out of a tragic p
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Author: Nicholas Minot
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: viet, nam, poverty, liberalization, market, rice
Number of Pages: 261
Published: 2000-12
ISBN-10: 0896291170
ISBN-13: 9780896291171

Rice production an policy context; Structure and performance of Rice markets; Food Demand and Calorie Consumption; Poverty and Rice Prices; Impact of Further liberalization of Rice markets; Conclusions and policy implications; Methods to analyze market integration; Derivation of Welfare Measures; Foreign demand elasticity for Vietnamese Rice; Description of the Viet Nam Agricultural Spatial equilibrium Model.
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Author: Charles E. Schlumberger
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: yamoussoukro, decision, implementing, africa, skies, open
Number of Pages: 264
Published: 2010-06-23
ISBN-10: 0821382055
ISBN-13: 9780821382059

In Africa, where poor roads, ports, and railways often constrain efficient transportation, air transport holds great potential as a lever for economic growth and development. Yet Africa has suffered several decades of inefficient air services. Uncompetitive flag carriers, set up by newly independent African states, offered primarily intercontinental flights, while the domestic air service market remained underdeveloped and underserved. The 1999 Pan-African treaty on liberalization of access to air transport markets, the Yamoussoukro Decision, attempted to address these shortcomings. Yet a deca
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Author: Tadeusz Buksiński
Publisher: CRVP
Keywords: countries, postcommunist, morality, transformation, liberalization
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 2003-03
ISBN-10: 1565181786
ISBN-13: 9781565181786
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