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  • The Anti-Dumping Agreement and Developing Countriesby Aradhna Aggarwal

    OUP India 2006; US$ 44.99

    In the era of globalization, trade policy has become a key development tool and expanding exports a major policy objective for developing countries. However, pressures for protectionism are threatening to reverse the gains. The surge of anti-dumping practices in the 1990s in many countries have triggered an intense debate on the anti-dumping agreement... more...

  • Enhancing Agricultural Innovationby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99

    Knowledge intensiveness has featured prominently in most strategies to promote agricultural development. In the past strengthened research systems may have increased the supply of new knowledge and technologies, but that has not necessarily translated into enhanced agricultural growth. Knowledge converts into products and services through an innovation... more...

  • Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries, 1by Alex F. McCalla

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99

    Developing countries have much greater leverage in the Doha Round negotiations, due at least in part to their large and growing share of world trade. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen whether this influence will be translated into a final agreement that is truly more development-friendly. This volume takes up select issues of importance to developing... more...

  • Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries, 2by Alex F. McCalla

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99

    This second volume of the two-volume set presents several different approaches to modeling the effects of the outcome of the Doha negotiations, and investigates why these (and other) modeling efforts produce such divergent results. By comparing and contrasting these approaches, it helps readers develop a clearer understanding of the mechanics and implications... more...

  • Down to Earthby Luc Christiaensen

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This book contributes to the debate about the role of agriculture in poverty reduction by addressing three sets of questions:Does investing in agriculture enhance/harm overall economic growth, and if so, under what conditions? Do poor people tend to participate more/less in growth in agriculture than in growth in other sectors, and if so, when? If... more...

  • Fertilizer Use in African Agricultureby Michael Morris

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    Fertilizer use in Africa as compared to other developing regions has been limited. What types of policies and programs are needed to realize the potential benefits of fertilizer in African agriculture? This book summarizes key lessons learned from past efforts to promote fertilizer in Africa, provides an overview of the current state of knowledge concerning... more...

  • Challenges to the Global Trading Systemby Sumner La Croix; Peter A. Petri

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.88

    International trade continues to expand robustly in East Asia and elsewhere, but global trade negotiations have collapsed and globalization is widely criticized. In this book, the participants of the thirtieth Pacific Trade and Development Conference—including the then-Director General of the World Trade Organization, and leading government officials,... more...

  • Cross-Border Investingby Julia Djarova

    Springer US 2007; US$ 138.59

    Cross-Border Investing: The Case of Central and Eastern Europe offers a view that reflects two main hypotheses: -You cannot understand foreign direct investment (FDI) trends and developments unless you understand the company's motives to invest, -You cannot understand a company's cross-border investment decision-making unless you understand what... more...

  • Container Terminals and Cargo Systemsby Kap Hwan Kim; Hans-Otto Günther

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 138.59

    Since their introduction in the 1960s containers represent the standard unit-load concept for international freight. Container terminals primarily serve as an interface between different modes of transportation, e.g. domestic rail or truck transportation and deep sea maritime transport. Significant gains in productivity can be achieved through advanced... more...

  • Globalization and Everyday Lifeby Larry Ray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.88

    Globalization and Everyday Life provides an accessible account of globalization by developing two themes in particular. First, globalization is an outcome of structural and cultural processes that manifest in different ways in economy, politics, culture and organizations. So the globalized world is increasingly heterogeneous, unequal and conflictual... more...