Estimating the Potential Costs and Gains from the Liberalization of Trade and Factor Flows - Working Paper #49
If the development focus of the Doha Round is to be a meaningful operating principle, then the overriding task of the Round must be to ensure that the liberalisation agreements promote development in poor countries.This note attempts to support that task by reviewing the potential benefits and costs of liberalisation across various trade and factor flows.
About the Author
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.