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Working Paper
Corruption and assortative matching of partners in international trade

While the effects of corruption on bilateral trade have been relatively well explored, its effect on the composition of trading partners has not been studied...

Corruption international bribery International trade
Working Paper
Globalization and gender inequality: Evidence from South Africa

Inequality has been rising in most countries for several decades, with negative consequences for social cohesion and economic growth. Substantial gender wage gaps contribute significantly to overall wage inequality...

gender wage gap International trade Linked employer-employee data
Working Paper
Building malls or metros?: South Africa’s exports of tradable urban services to the rest of Africa

Service industries are increasingly important in international trade and offer additional paths to economic development. There are many opportunities to expand trade in services between South Africa and other African countries...

Africa International trade South Africa
Research Brief
Can trade in services bolster regional development in Southern Africa?

Service exports are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports...

Tradable sectors Services International trade
Book Chapter
Economic Openness and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Commercial policy International finance International trade
Journal Article
Effects of Foreign Aid on Income through International Trade

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Working Paper
The contribution of services to trade and development in Southern Africa

Services are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports. This presents opportunities for emerging economies to adapt and enter new markets...

Tradable sectors Services International trade
Working Paper
Effects of foreign aid on income through international trade

This paper presents a review of recent studies that estimate the trade effects of foreign aid...

bilateral aid Exports Free trade
Journal Article
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices of domestic Vietnamese firms and their engagement with foreign markets...

Corporate social responsibility Spillovers International trade
Blog
Rising powers and the collapse of the Doha Round

Rising powers have had a profound impact on the WTO. For over half a century the trading system was dominated by the US and other advanced industrialized states, with developing countries and their interests severely marginalized...

Free trade International trade
Video
WIDER Annual Lecture by Ronald Findlay

View the WIDER Annual Lecture on The Trade-Development Nexus in Theory and History.

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
About
Photos - AL13

Selection of images from the WIDER Annual Lecture 13.

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
News
Press release - AL13

Professor Ronald Findlay, Author of 'Power and Plenty' at United Nations University — WIDER

International trade Industrialization History (Economics)
Blog
Made in Africa - Learning to Compete in Industry: Policy proposals

One of the strengths of the new UNU-WIDER and Brookings book Made in Africa is that, in the best sense of the word, its proposals are debatable. It provides evidence and arguments for particular policies...

Economic development International trade Manufacturing industries
Working Paper
Imports, supply chains, and firm productivity

This paper explores the relationship between imports and firm productivity, focusing on imported intermediates...

International trade Productivity
Working Paper
The transmission of socially responsible behaviour through international trade

We investigate the relationship between the corporate social responsibility practices of local domestic firms and their engagement with foreign markets using four waves of panel data on a sample of more than 4,500 manufacturing firms from Vietnam...

International trade Social values Corporate social responsibility
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