publication . Article . Preprint . 2006

The Doha Development Agenda: Mixed Prospects for Developing Countries

Alan Matthews; Keith Walsh;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2006 Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal (eissn: 1556-5068, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
This paper uses the GTAP computable general equilibrium model to assess the impact of a Doha Development Agenda agreement on agricultural trade liberalisation. In particular, we examine the consequences for developing countries. The simulation incorporates further liberalisation in the areas of market access, export competition and domestic support. Most developing regions can expect strong positive results from this liberalisation, however some suffer a decrease in welfare. The magnitude of the welfare effect for these countries depends on measures to be taken by developing countries themselves, and whether they will materialise must be uncertain. The results h...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agricultural trade liberalisation, GTAP, developing countries, Developing regions, Developing country, Liberalization, Economics, Welfare, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Market access, International economics, International trade, business.industry, business, Agriculture, Computable general equilibrium
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Agra, 2004, Agra Focus, June 2004, Agra-Europe.

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