Title:Who profits from trade facilitation initiatives? : implications for African countries Author(s):HOEKMAN, Bernard M. ; SHEPHERD, BenDate:2015Citation:
- Journal of African trade, 2015, Vol. 2, No. 1-2, pp. 51-70
Type:ArticleSeries/Number:[Global Governance Programme]; [Global Economics]Abstract:Extensive research has demonstrated the existence of large potential welfare gains from measures to facilitate trade — reduce trade costs — for African countries in particular. However, concerns have been expressed by ...
Title:Services productivity, trade policy and manufacturing exports Author(s):HOEKMAN, Bernard M. ; SHEPHERD, BenDate:2017Citation:
- The world economy, 2017, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 499–516
Type:ArticleSeries/Number:[Global Governance Programme]; [Global Economics]Abstract:This paper analyses the linkage between services and manufacturing productivity performance, using firm-level data for over 100 developing countries. We find strong evidence for such a linkage, although the effect is small: ...