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Implementation and Adjustment Costs

Special and Differential Treatment and Assistance for Developing Countries - Working Paper #50

Andrew Charlton

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Special and differential treatment is both a cause of and a solution to political barriers to multilateral trade liberalization. SDT provisions need to be designed as part of a broad development package sensitive to the institutional weaknesses of different countries and linked to assistance packages.

About the Author

Andrew Charlton
Research Fellow
London School of Economics

Andrew Charlton is a Research Fellow at the London School of Economics. He has taught at Oxford University and been a consultant for the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, The United Nations Development Program and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Publication Information

Type Working Paper
Program Trade
Posted 12/24/03
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# Pages 7