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Impacts of the Doha development agenda on China : [electronic resource] the role of labor markets and complementary education reforms / Fan Zhai, Thomas Hertel.

Author/Creator:
Zhai, Fan.
Other Title:
World Bank working papers.
Publication:
[Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2005]
Series:
Policy research working papers ; 3702.
World Bank e-Library.
Policy research working papers
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
Doha Development Agenda (2001- ).
Free trade -- China.
Poverty -- China.
China -- Commercial policy.
China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000 -- Regional disparities.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
"The authors assess the implications of multilateral trade reforms for poverty in China. They do so by combining results from a global modeling exercise with a national CGE model that features disaggregated households in both the rural and urban sectors. They examine two trade reform scenarios: one involving global trade liberalization, and one involving possible Doha Development Agenda reforms. Using the World Bank's a day poverty line, the authors find that multilateral trade reforms do in fact reduce poverty in China. The biggest reductions occur in the rural areas-largely as a result of higher prices for farm products. "--World Bank web site.
Notes:
Title from PDF file as viewed on 9/1/2005.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Hertel, Thomas W. (Thomas Warren), 1953-
World Bank.
World Bank.
Other format:
Print version: Zhai, Fan. Impacts of the Doha development agenda on China.
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Restricted for use by site license.
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