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- Xinshen Diao, Adam Kennedy, Athur Mabiso, and Angga Pradesha

In recent years, the government of Tanzania, like other governments in Africa south of the Sahara, has periodically banned the export of staple crops (maize) in an attempt to ensure the domestic food supply and protect its citizens from...

- Barnabas Kiiza and Glenn Pederson

The East African Community (EAC) was revived in July 2000. Since then, there has been some progress registered in expansion of trade between the five member countries, especially with the Customs Union that brought together Kenya, Tanzania and...

16 Sep, 2008 - Narayanan, G. Badri and Terrie L. Walmsley, Eds.

The GTAP data base combines detailed bilateral trade, transport and protection data characterizing economic linkages among regions, together with individual country input-output data bases which account for inter-sectoral linkages within...

7 Déc, 2011 - Kym Anderson and Signe Nelgen

Dr. Kym Anderson, George Gollin Professor of Economics at the University of Adelaide, Australia, discussed the role of trade policy in reducing food price volatility

6 Juin, 2011 - Nabil ANNABI, Fatou CISSÉ, John COCKBURN et Bernard DECALUWÉ
15 Oct, 2007 - Y. Decreux and H. Valin

MIRAGE is a multi-region, multi-sector computable general equilibrium model, devoted to trade policy analysis. It incorporates imperfect competition, horizontal and vertical product differentiation, and foreign direct investment, in a...

- Marko Kwaramba

The relationship between trade liberalization and product quality is both empirically and theoretically ambiguous. This paper empirically investigates the impact of tariff liberalization on product quality upgrading in the South African...

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The preponderance and stringency of product standards have implications for global trade, especially for developing countries. Despite the importance of this issue to Africa, only a few empirical studies exist in the area. It is on this basis...

- Fida Karam and Chahir Zaki

This paper investigates the effects of war on trade in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), an area at considerable risk for conflicts. Using an augmented gravity model, we introduce a war variable and distinguish between different...

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Two nonexclusive hypotheses have been put forward to explain why exporters enjoy higher productivity than do non-exporters: self-selection and learning-by-exporting. In the case of a small economy such as Ghana’s, we suspect that self-...