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What Constrains Africa's Exports?
Africa's share of global exports has dropped by 50 percent over the last three decades. To stem this decline, aid for trade to the region has increased rapidly in recent years. Assistance can targetExpand
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Product Standards and Margins of Trade: Firm Level Evidence
This paper analyses the trade effects of restrictive product standards on the margins of trade for a large panel of French firms. To focus on restrictive product standards only, we use a new databaseExpand
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Deep Integration and Production Networks: An Empirical Analysis
In this paper, the two way relationship between deep integration and production networks trade is investigated. Deep integration is captured by a set of indices constructed in terms of policy areasExpand
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The WTO and Preferential Trade Agreements: From Co-Existence to Coherence
The World Trade Report is an annual publication that aims to deepen understanding about trends in trade, trade policy issues and the multilateral trading system.
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Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Export Policy
This paper studies the relationship between export policy and food prices. We show that, when individuals are loss averse, food exporters may use trade policy to shield the domestic economy fromExpand
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Deep Trade Agreements and Global Value Chains
Preferential trade agreements have become deeper over time, often encompassing policy areas that go beyond traditional trade policy, such as investment, competition, and intellectual property rightsExpand
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Trade policy uncertainty as barrier to trade
This paper studies the effects of trade policy uncertainty on the extensive and the intensive margins of trade for a sample of 149 exporters at the HS6 digit level. We measure trade policyExpand
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Food Prices and the Multiplier Effect of Trade Policy
This work studies the relationship between trade policy and food prices. We show that when individuals are loss averse, governments may use trade policy to shield the domestic economy from large foodExpand
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Do Deep Trade Agreements Boost Vertical FDI
An increasing number of preferential trade agreements (PTAs) and the rise of offshore production are distinctive features of the modern world economy. Exploiting the WTO database on the content ofExpand
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