Nov 2006
Author(s): Glassman, Amanda; Gaarder, Marie Moland; Todd, Jessica
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. These are the subjects of this paper and include Colombia's Familias en Acción, Honduras'…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Lawrence, Robert Z.; Rosito, Tatiana
In this paper we explore a proposal to backload the phase-in of MFN tariff reductions in sensitive sectors and use the revenues generated to provide compensation for preference erosion. We argue that…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Lawrence, Robert Z.
Given its size, the pace of its expansion, and its outward orientation, China is likely to have a growing impact on the global trading system and its policies are likely to have an important…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Suominen, Kati; Shearer, Matthew; Miller, Eric T.; Cornejo, Rafael; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Stabilito, Augusto; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Skinner, Martha
El objetivo de este documento es informar al personal del Banco, así como a otros interesados sobre los últimos desarrollos en integración y comercio en los países del Hemisferio Occidental, y, entre…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni
China's size, rapid growth, external openness, and trade performance have led to varying perceptions among the countries of Latin America: Is China a potential new market, a potent new…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés; Devlin, Robert; Estevadeordal, Antoni
¿Cómo puede América Latina aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades que ofrece el mercado chino y preparar al mismo tiempo a sus economías para hacer frente al desafío competitivo de China? Esta obra…