Trade liberalization and development : lessons for Africa
Th is paper argues that trade policies must be dynamic, adaptable, and diff erentiated between sectors and between the various segments of a given sector in order to contribute eff ectively to development eff orts. It ...
Can market access help African agriculture?
This paper examines the implications for African economies of the possible outcomes from the ongoing agriculture negotiations in the Doha Round. The paper defines scenarios that capture key elements of the modalities ...
Diversification : towards a new paradigm for Africa's development
Africa’s recent development history could be summarized into two big periods. The first occurred in the first years of independence where African countries sought to support political independence by strengthening their ...
Ten years after implementing the Barcelona process in Tunisia : a new growth regime or improving the efficiency of the existing one
January 1, 2007 marks the eleventh anniversary of the Tunisia-E.U. Free Trade Agreement (FTA). In its short life, this agreement has instigated major changes in the Tunisian economy and has significant consequences on ...
Assessing the consequences of the economic partnership agreement on the Rwandan economy
This paper quantifi es the potential economic and welfare impacts of the Economic Partnership Agreement currently being negotiated between the European Union and the ACP countries, on the Rwandan economy. The paper analyses ...
How North Africa could benefit from the Euromediterraneen partnership : the necessity to balance the Barcelona process
In this paper we develop an original method of aggregation that attempts to deal with this problem and that gives a more accurate approximation of the market access barriers applied by the European countries.
Peut - on mettre la globalisation au service du développement?
La globalisation est devenue un phénomène marquant de cette fi n de siècle. Plus qu’un phénomène économique, la globalisation est aujourd’hui une réalité complexe intervenant aux niveaux politique, culturel et social. ...
Afrique et les négociations agricoles
Market access for non-agricultural products the impact of the Doha round on African economies : a simulation exercise
This paper proposes an extensive data simulation exercise on the likely impact of non-agricultural market access (NAMA) liberalization. We propose real options for various formula coefficients, Paragraph 8 flexibilities ...
Assessing the consequences of the economic partnership agreement on the Ethiopian economy
The results presented indicate that a free trade area would reinforce the linkages between Ethiopia and European countries, including traditional partners such as Italy, with implications for the regional integration ...