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The AGRODEP Consistent Policy Aggregator Toolbox was created to assist users perform aggregation and tariff reduction senarios. Technical Note 13 provides...

- Antoine Bouët and Jeanne Metivier

This technical note aims to introduce a spatial equilibrium model (SEM) to AGRODEP members. Specifically, by using simplified data, a pedagogic tool is developed to explain the design of a spatial equilibrium model. The potential uses of the...

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In this paper, we study the sensitivity of computable general equilibrium (CGE) models to the choice of macroeconomic closure rule using the case of the standard IFPRI model for Nigeria and Tanzania. Two sets of simulations are performed: a 50...

22 Juin, 2011 - Edited by Jean-Pierre Chauffour and Jean-Christophe Maur

An introduction to modern Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs). In addition to considering the traditional market access motives for PTAs, this guide offers a framework for understanding a number of behind-the-border policies typically covered in...

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The Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) focused topic in this study is the trade policies and competitiveness. The importance of trade policies to Africa’s agricultural exports cannot be overemphasise in the...

- Julien Berthoumieu and Antoine Bouët

This research paper is aimed at understanding why border trade policies are today complemented with behind-the-border policies like output subsidies, R&D subsidies, and public R&D investments. This is a new type of protectionism that...

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The link between trade liberalization and product quality is both empirical and theoretically ambiguous. This paper tries to investigate this relationship for the case of South Africa manufacturing sector exports using highly disaggregated...

- Albert Makochekanwa

This study investigated the extent to which the implementation of the COMESA-EAC-SADC tripartite free trade area (T-FTA) will impact on the 26 participating member countries. The impact analysis was done with respect to welfare implications. The...

- Gael Raballand, Salim Refas, Monica Beuran, and Gozde Isik

The international community has been increasing investment in projects that promote trade facilitation and improve logistics in the developing world, including in ports. In Africa, a key motivation for such projects has been a presumption that...