Impact of the People’s Republic of China’s Growth Slowdown on Emerging Asia: A General Equilibrium Analysis
This paper assesses the potential spillover effects of the PRC’s slowdown on its neighboring economies.
Economic Implications of Deeper South Asian-Southeast Asian Integration: A CGE Approach
CGE Analysis of the economic implications of deeper South Asia-Southeast Asian integration.
Asia's Imprint on Global Commodity Markets
This paper looks at the Asian influence in world commodity markets and its changing patterns. A General Equilibrium Model for Asian Trade is used to capture equilibrium tendencies in product and factor markets.
Preferential Trade Agreements in Asia: Alternative Scenarios of "Hub and Spoke"
This paper analyzes the impact of alternative hub-and-spoke regional free trade arrangements in Asia. Regional trade agreements involving deep integration provide a promising path toward global free trade.
Growth and Trade Horizons for Asia: Long-term Forecasts for Regional Integration
By diversifying traditional trade patterns toward emergent demand within the region, the Asian economies can leverage superior domestic growth rates, accelerate economic diversification, and broaden the basis for regional development.
Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda on People's Republic of China: The Role of Complementary Education Reforms
This paper assesses the implications of multilateral trade reforms for poverty in the People’s Republic of China. It also focuses on the potential for rural education reforms to enhance poverty outcomes under a Doha Agenda.
Asia's Long-term Growth and Integration: Reaching beyond Trade Policy Barriers
Over the past four decades, international attention to trade policy has focused on lowering border transaction costs related directly to trade policy, most notably through GATT/WTO processes for tariffication and tariff reduction, but also in a myriad of bilateral and regional arrangements. However, trade policies are only one element of the overall costs of trade for modern international business. Logistical, institutional, and regulatory barriers are often more costly than tariffs.
Labor Market Distortions, Rural-Urban Inequality, and the Opening of People's Republic of China's Economy
This paper evaluates the impact of key factor market reforms on rural–urban inequality and income distribution of the People's Republic of China and on the country's accession process to the World Trade Organization (WTO).