DDRN Newsletter January 2010:
Trade, Private Sector and Economic Development
In this newsletter you can read all news posted on the DDRN website since the previous monthly newsletter (November 2009) related to the theme “Trade, Private Sector and Economic Development”.
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PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS:
Culture, Agency and Power: Theoretical Reflections on Informal Economic Networks and Political Process. Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) Working Paper 2009:27, by Kate Meagher, December 2009.
Comparing the Special Safeguard Provision (SSG) and the Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM): Special and differential treatment for whom? South Centre Analytical Note, November 2009.
The extent of agricultural import surges in developing countries: What are the trends? South Centre Analytical Note, November 2009.
Trade Agreements and their Relation to Labour Standards: the current situation. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) Issue Paper No. 3, by Pablo Lazo Grandi, November 2009.
Opening Markets for Poor Countries: Are We There Yet? Center for Global Development (CGD) Working Paper 184, by Kimberly Ann Elliott, May 2009.
Economic Policies in G-20 and African countries during the Global Financial Crisis: Who's the apprentice, who's the master? Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Conference Paper, by Dirk Willem te Velde, November 2009.
Responsible Business in Africa: Chinese Business Leaders’ Perspectives on Performance and Enhancement Opportunities. Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative Working Paper No. 54, by Simon Zadek et al., November 2009.
EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements: Empirical Evidence for Sub-Saharan Africa. World Development Report 2009 Background Paper, by S. Vollmer, I. Martinez-Zarzoso, F. Nowak-Lehmann, and N-H. Klann, January 2009.
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Upgrading along value chains: Strategies for poverty reduction in Latin America. COPLA Global - Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Briefing Paper, December 2009.
Human rights and pro-poor growth. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Project Briefing 34, by Marta Foresti, Kate Higgins, and Bhavna Sharma, January 2010.
Innovations in Insuring the Poor. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Focus Briefs, ed. Ruth Vargas Hill & Maximo Torero, December 2009.
Opportunity and exploitation in urban labour markets. Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Briefing Paper 44, by Ursula Grant, November 2008.
Eight years of Doha Trade Talks: Where do we stand? International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Issue Brief 61, by Antoine Bouët & David Laborde, November 2009.
Is Development back in the Doha Round? South Centre Policy Brief No. 18, by Kevin Gallagher & Timothy Wise, November 2009.
State of play of the GATS negotiations: Are developing countries benefiting? South Centre Policy Brief No. 20, November 2009.
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