David G. Tarr

International Trade Analysis

Former Lead Economist, World Bank

7901 Hispanola Avenue

Apt. 1102

North Bay Village, FL 33141

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (52)

The Political, Regulatory and Market Failures that Caused the US Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 10 May 2010
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 877 (19,439)
Citation 4

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financial crisis, securitization, deregulation, sub-prime lending, political economy

The Political, Regulatory and Market Failures that Caused the Us Financial Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5324
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 238 (100,741)
Citation 4

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Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Emerging Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

Lehaman Brothers and Washington Mutual Show Too Big to Fail is a Myth - A Myth that Prolongs the Recession and Retards Growth

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 551 (37,306)
Citation 2

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too big to fail, credit default swaps, counterparty operations, financial crisis, bankruptcy, bank failure, bailouts, bondholder haircuts, receivership

Why Too Big to Fail is a Myth

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 156 (150,622)
Citation 2

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The Impact on Russia of WTO Accession and the Doha Agenda: The Importance of Liberalization of Barriers Against Foreign Direct Investment in Services for Growth and Poverty Reduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3725
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics, International Trade Analysis and University of Bradford
Downloads 548 (34,478)
Citation 14

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The Eurasian Economic Union among Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and the Kyrgyz Republic: Can It Succeed Where Its Predecessor Failed?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 547 (25,070)

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Eurasian economic union, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, trade diversion, trade facilitation, non-tariff barriers, single market, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan

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Trade Liberalization and Endogenous Growth in a Small Open Economy: A Quantitative Assessment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1970
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 1999
Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 442 (48,784)
Citation 32

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The Impact of Liberalizing Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Services: The Case of Russian Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3391
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jesper Jensen, Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 314 (74,382)
Citation 29

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The Impact of Liberalizing Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Services: The Case of Russian Accession to the World Trade Organization

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 482-506, August 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Jesper Jensen, Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 21 (434,730)
Citation 28

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Downloads 325 (68,946)

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political economy, trade policy, Russia, diversification, transition, customs union, WTO accession

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International Knowledge Flows and Economic Performance An Introductory Survey of the Evidence

FEEM Working Paper No. 27.2000
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Giorgio Barba Navaretti and David G. Tarr
University of Milan and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 311 (74,630)

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Knowledge Flows, Technological Diffusion, Spillovers, Total Factor Productivity, Microeconomics of Economic Growth, RJV's, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investments

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The Impact of Kazakhstan Accession to the World Trade Organization: A Quantitative Assessment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4142
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jesper Jensen and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 306 (55,829)
Citation 3

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Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, FreeTrade, ICT Policy and Strategies, Investment and Investment Climate

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Economic Implications for Turkey of a Customs Union with the European Union: A Quantitative Based Policy Analysis

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jan 1998
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 300 (77,325)
Citation 12

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Russian WTO Accession: What has been Accomplished, What Can be Expected

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4428
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 295 (77,878)
Citation 1

Abstract:

World Trade Organization, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Free Trade

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Economic Implications for Turkey of a Customs Union with the European Union

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1599
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 287 (79,942)
Citation 21

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Regional, Multilateral, and Unilateral Trade Policies of MERCOSUR for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3051
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr and Angelo Gurgel
International Trade Analysis and FEARP - Universidade de Sao Paulo
Downloads 278 (85,357)
Citation 13

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Regional, Multilateral and Unilateral Trade Policies of MERCOSUR for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Brazil

Pesquisa e Planejamento Economico, Vol. 33, No. 1, April 2003
Posted: 26 Mar 2004
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics, International Trade Analysis and FEARP - Universidade de Sao Paulo

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Economic Integration, Trade Policy, Poverty, General Equilibrium

14.

Bailouts and Deficits or Haircuts: How to Restore U.S. Financial Market Stability

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2009
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 277 (82,807)
Citation 3

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financial crisis, bailouts. credit default swaps, bondholder haircuts, deficits, zombie banks, toxic assets, receivership

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Trade, Foreign Exchange, and Energy Policies in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Reform Agenda, Economic Implications, and Impact on the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2768
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr and Jesper Jensen
International Trade Analysis and TECA Training ApS
Downloads 265 (82,807)
Citation 2

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Russian Trade and Foreign Direct Investment Policy at the Crossroads

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5255
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr and Natalya Volchkova
International Trade Analysis and New Economic School (NES)
Downloads 218 (95,353)
Citation 3

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Economic Theory & Research, World Trade Organization, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Free Trade

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The Economics of Customs Unions in the Commonwealth of Independent States

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1786
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Constantine Michalopoulos and David G. Tarr
World Bank and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 214 (101,171)
Citation 16

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Exchange Rate Overvaluation and Trade Protection: Lessons from Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2289
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Howard J. Shatz and David G. Tarr
RAND Corporation and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 204 (115,262)
Citation 6

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Telecommunications Reform within Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3501
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Jesper Jensen, Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 182 (126,704)
Citation 2

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Poverty Effects of Russia's WTO Accession: Modeling 'Real' Households and Endogenous Productivity Effects

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3473
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics, University of Bradford and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 173 (124,815)
Citation 14

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International, Economics, Poverty

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Impact of WTO Accession and the Customs Union on the Bound and Applied Tariff Rates of the Russian Federation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6161
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Oleksandr Shepotylo and David G. Tarr
University of Bradford and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 169 (118,020)

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International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade Policy, Free Trade, Export Competitiveness, Debt Markets

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Adjusting to Trade Policy Reform

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2142
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Steven J. Matusz and David G. Tarr
Michigan State University - Department of Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 155 (148,778)
Citation 31

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Introduction and Summary to the Handbook of Trade Policy and WTO Accession for Development in Russia and the CIS

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3726
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
David G. Tarr and Giorgio Barba Navaretti
International Trade Analysis and University of Milan
Downloads 147 (151,256)

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Regional Impacts of Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4015
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 138 (159,312)
Citation 5

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Economic Theory & Research, ICT Policy and Strategies, Free Trade, Markets and Market Access, Investment and Investment Climate

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Chile's Regional Arrangements and the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas: The Importance of Market Access

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2634
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 124 (175,809)
Citation 5

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The Structure of Import Tariffs in the Russian Federation: 2001-05

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4265
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr and Oleksandr Shepotylo
International Trade Analysis and University of Bradford
Downloads 117 (185,980)
Citation 2

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International Trade and Trade Rules, Free Trade, Export Competitiveness, Trade Policy, Contract Law

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Trade Policy and Poverty Reduction in Brazil

UCF Economics Working Paper No. 03-13
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics, International Trade Analysis and FEARP - Universidade de Sao Paulo
Downloads 109 (199,720)
Citation 11

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Poverty, development, trade policy, free trade agreement of the Americas

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Trade Policy Options for Chile: A Quantitative Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1783
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 106 (198,337)
Citation 9

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Export Restraints on Russian Natural Gas and Raw Timber: What are the Economic Impacts?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5195
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 97 (193,234)
Citation 1

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Markets and Market Access, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Energy Production and Transportation, Economic Theory & Research, Oil Refining & Gas Industry

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Modeling Services Liberalization: The Case of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4544
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Colorado School of Mines - Division of Economics and Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 94 (212,196)
Citation 2

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Transport Economics Policy &Planning, Economic Theory &Research, Banks &Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets

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Rules of Thumb for Evaluating Preferential Trading Arrangements: Evidence from Computable General Equilibrium Assessments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3149
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 94 (213,622)
Citation 3

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Impact of Services Liberalization on Industry Productivity, Exports and Development: Six Empirical Studies in the Transition Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6023
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 82 (213,622)

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Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, ICT Policy and Strategies, Emerging Markets, E-Business

Deep Trade Policy Options for Armenia: The Importance of Trade Facilitation, Services and Standards Liberalization

Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 6, 2012-1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Jesper Jensen and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 66 (276,375)

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trade facilitation, services liberalization, standards harmonization, preferential liberalization, multinationals, monopolistic competition, foreign direct investment, endogenous productivity effects

Deep Trade Policy Options for Armenia: The Importance of Trade Facilitation, Services and Standards Liberalization

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2011-33
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Dec 2011
Jesper Jensen and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 8 (508,239)

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Trade facilitation, services liberalization, standards harmonization, preferential liberalization, multinationals, monopolistic competition, foreign direct investment, endogenous productivity effects

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Exchange rate overvaluation and trade protection - lessons from experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2289
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Howard J. Shatz and David G. Tarr
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 65 (262,405)
Citation 5

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Economic Stabilization, Macroeconomic Management, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Trade Law, Economic Theory&Research

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Foreign Direct Investments in Services and the Domestic Market for Expertise

NBER Working Paper No. w7700
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2000
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 59 (289,368)
Citation 20

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Putting Services and Foreign Direct Investment with Endogenous Productivity Effects in Computable General Equilibrium Models

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6012
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 57 (268,758)

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Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, E-Business, Markets and Market Access

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How Integration into the Central African Economic and Monetary Community Affects Cameroon's Economy: General Equilibrium

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1872
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David G. Tarr
International Trade Analysis
Downloads 52 (294,292)

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Reducing Trade Costs in East Africa: Deep Regional Integration and Multilateral Action

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7049
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Colorado School of Mines - Division of Economics and Business, International Trade Analysis and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
Downloads 42 (291,782)

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Trade and Multilateral Issues, Economic Policy, Institutions and Governance

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Modeling Services Liberalization: The Case of Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4801
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jesper Jensen, Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 41 (318,621)
Citation 1

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Debt Markets

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Regional Household and Poverty Effects of Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4570
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 31 (359,790)

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Investment and Investment Climate

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Regional Trade Policy Options for Tanzania: The Importance of Services Commitments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5481
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jesper Jensen and David G. Tarr
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 28 (356,364)

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Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Emerging Markets, Environmental Economics & Policies, Banks & Banking Reform

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Trade and Direct Investment in Producer Services and the Domestic Market for Expertise

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 758-777, August 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Aug 2005
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 28 (387,140)
Citation 41

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Services Liberalization in Preferential Trade Arrangements: The Case of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5552
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Edward J. Balistreri and David G. Tarr
Colorado School of Mines - Division of Economics and Business and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 24 (346,031)
Citation 1

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Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Free Trade

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Deep Trade Policy Options for Armenia: The Importance of Services, Trade Facilitation and Standards Liberalization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5662
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jesper Jensen and David G. Tarr
TECA Training ApS and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 24 (370,892)

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Emerging Markets, Free Trade, Trade Policy

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The Environmental Implications of Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6957
Number of pages: 152 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy, University of Wisconsin - Madison, International Trade Analysis and Independent
Downloads 21 (382,839)

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Environmental Economics & Policies, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Climate Change Economics, Economic Theory & Research, Environment and Energy Efficiency

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The Merits of Dual Pricing of Russian Natural Gas

The World Economy, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 1173-1194, August 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
David G. Tarr and Peter D. Thomson
International Trade Analysis and World Bank
Downloads 20 (425,817)
Citation 7

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Estimates of Ad Valorem Equivalents of Barriers Against Foreign Suppliers of Services in Eleven Services Sectors and 103 Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7096
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yaghoob Jafari and David G. Tarr
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 18 (359,790)

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Trade Policy, Social Policy, Legal Reform, Legislation, Regulatory Regimes, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade Law, Rules of Origin, Legal Products, Judicial System Reform, Trade and Services, Foreign Trade Promotion and Regulation

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Regional Impacts of Liberalization of Barriers Against Foreign Direct Investment in Services: The Case of Russia's Accession to the WTO

Review of International Economics, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 30-46, February 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Thomas F. Rutherford and David G. Tarr
Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 3 (509,069)

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Privatization and the Unusual Case of Belarusian Accession to the WTO

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2016
Colorado School of Mines - Division of Economics and Business, University of Duisburg-Essen and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 0 (476,706)

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privatization, services liberalization, endogenous productivity, foreign direct investment, WTO accession

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Poverty and Shared Prosperity Implications of Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7660
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 May 2016
Colorado School of Mines - Division of Economics and Business, World Bank, World Bank, International Trade Analysis and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
Downloads 0 (425,817)

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Trade Facilitation, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Inequality, International Trade and Trade Rules

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Market Structure and the Environmental Implications of Trade Liberalization: Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization

Review of International Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 5, pp. 897-923, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
University of Oldenburg, University of Wisconsin - Madison, International Trade Analysis and CEFIR
Downloads 0 (532,717)

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Quantifying the Uruguay Round

The Economic Journal, Vol. 107, Issue 444, pp. 1405-1430, 1997
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics and International Trade Analysis
Downloads 0 (532,717)
Citation 64

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