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THIRD WORLD NETWORK'S PAPERS AND REPORTS

THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS AND ASIAN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: IMPACT, POLICY RESPONSE AND MEDIUM-TERM PROSPECTS (JUL 2010)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

THE IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: THE CASE OF MALAYSIA (JUL 2010)
by Goh Soo Khoon & Michael Lim Mah-Hui

THE IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS ON THE CHINESE ECONOMY AND CHINA'S POLICY RESPONSES (JUN 2010)
by Yu Yongding

FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION AND THE IMPACT OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS ON SINGAPORE (MAY 2010)
by Michael Lim Mah-Hui & Jaya Maru

THE IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC TURMOIL ON THE PHILIPPINES: NATIONAL RESPONSES AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS THE CRISIS (MAY 2010)
by Joseph Anthony Lim

STANDING IN THE WAY OF DEVELOPMENT? A CRITICAL SURVEY OF THE IMF'S CRISIS RESPONSE IN LOW INCOME COUNTRIES (APRIL 2010)
by Elisa Van Waeyenberge, Hannah Bargawi & Terry McKinley

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) A Eurodad and Third World Network Report in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation

PAKISTAN: CAUSES AND MANAGEMENT OF THE 2008 ECONOMIC CRISIS (MAR 2010)
by Irfan ul Haque

THE GLOBAL CRISIS AND THE TURKISH ECONOMY (JAN 2010)
by Ercan Uygur

THE POST-CRISIS CHANGES IN THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN KOREA: PROBLEMS OF NEOLIBERAL RESTRUCTURING AND FINANCIAL OPENING AFTER 1997 (JAN 2010)
by Kang-Kook Lee

FRUITS OF THE CRISIS: LEVERAGING THE FINANCIAL & ECONOMIC CRISIS OF 2008-2009 TO SECURE NEW RESOURCES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM THE GLOBAL RESERVE SYSTEM (JANUARY 2010)
by Soren Ambrose & Bhumika Muchhala

THE COSTS OF 'COUPLING': THE GLOBAL CRISIS AND THE INDIAN ECONOMY (DEC 2009)
by C. P. Chandrasekhar

BENEFITS OF EXPORT TAXES: PRELIMINARY PAPER (SEPT 2009)
by TWN

FINANCIAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT OF CAPITAL FLOWS: THE CASE OF MALAYSIA (MAY 2009)
by Martin Khor

THE IMF’S FINANCIAL CRISIS LOANS: NO CHANGE IN CONDITIONALITIES (MARCH 2009)

IMF FINANCIAL CRISIS LOANS (MARCH 2009)

THE MANAGEMENT OF CAPITAL FLOWS AND FINANCIAL VULNERABILITY IN ASIA (MARCH 2009)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

PRELIMINARY NOTE ON FINANCIAL CRISIS AND TRADE AND INVESTMENT TREATIES (MARCH 2009)

HOT MONEY AND CAPITAL CONTROLS IN THAILAND (FEBRUARY 2009)
by Thawatchai Jittrapanun & Suthy Prasartset

EU EPAS: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IMPLICATIONS: THE CASE OF THE CARIFORUM-EC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT (FEBRUARY 2009)

THE MANAGEMENT OF CROSS-BORDER CAPITAL FLOWS AND MACROECONOMIC STABILITY IN CHINA (JANUARY 2009)
by Yu Yongding

FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION AND THE NEW DYNAMICS OF GROWTH IN INDIA (JANUARY 2009)
by C P Chandrasekhar

ANALYSIS OF THE NEW WTO AGRICULTURE, NAMA TEXTS OF 6 DECEMBER 2008 (DECEMBER 2008)
by Martin Khor

BILATERAL AND REGIONAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS: SOME CRITICAL ELEMENTS AND DEVELOPMENT IMPLICATIONS (SEPTEMBER 2008)
by Martin Khor

FOOD CRISIS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE (JUNE 2008)
by Martin Khor

NO ADDITIONALITY, NEW CONDITIONALITY: A CRITIQUE OF THE WORLD BANK'S CLIMATE INVESTMENT FUNDS (MAY 2008)
by Celine Tan

THE CURRENT GLOBAL FINANCIAL TURMOIL AND ASIAN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (FULL TEXT) (MAY 2008)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

ANALYSIS OF THE SSM TEXT OF THE CHAIR’S AGRICULTURE MODALITIES PAPER OF 19 MAY 2008 (MAY 2008)
by Martin Khor

THE CURRENT GLOBAL FINANCIAL TURMOIL AND ASIAN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (SUMMARY) (APRIL 2008)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

SOME KEY ISSUES FOR THE POST-BALI CLIMATE PROCESS (FEBRUARY 2008)
by Martin Khor

MANAGING FINANCIAL INSTABILITY IN EMERGING MARKETS: A KEYNESIAN PERSPECTIVE (FEBRUARY 2008)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

THE WTO'S DOHA NEGOTIATIONS: AN ASSESSMENT (DECEMBER 2007)
by Bhagirath Lal Das

THE IMPORTANCE OF A SPECIAL SAFEGUARD MECHANISM IN AGRICULTURE AT THE WTO FOR THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (DECEMBER 2007)
by Martin Khor

THE RECENT WTO AGRICULTURE NEGOTATIONS: DOMESTIC SUPPORT (DECEMBER 2007)
by Martin Khor

COMMENT ON THE AGRICULTURE CHAIR'S DRAFT TEXT OF 17 JULY 2007 IN RELATION TO MARKET ACCESS (DECEMBER 2007)
by Martin Khor

THE UNEQUAL EXCHANGE IN THE DOHA NEGOTIATIONS (DECEMBER 2007)
by Martin Khor

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS (DECEMBER 2007)
by Sanya Reid Smith

GLOBAL RULES AND MARKETS: CONSTRAINTS OVER POLICY AUTONOMY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (2007)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

UNMASKING THE NEW GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA: MOTIVES, PLAYERS AND DYNAMICS
by Elenita C. Daño

DEVELOPMENT ISSUES CRUCIAL FOR POST-2012 CLIMATE REGIME (SEPTEMBER 2007)
by Martin Khor

PROPOSED MALAYSIA-UNITED STATES FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (MUFTA): IMPLICATIONS FOR MALAYSIAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (FEBRUARY 2007)
by TWN

PATENTS, COMPULSORY LICENSE AND ACCESS TO MEDICINES: SOME RECENT EXPERIENCES (FEBRUARY 2007)
by Martin Khor

THE INVESTMENT ISSUE IN TRADE AGREEMENTS: A DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE (NOVEMBER 2006)
by Martin Khor

THE WTO'S DOHA NEGOTIATIONS AND IMPASSE: A DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE (NOVEMBER 2006)
by Martin Khor

THE IMPACT OF GLOBALISATION AND LIBERALISATION ON AGRICULTURE AND SMALL FARMERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE CASE OF THE PHILIPPINES
by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Ruth Sidchogan-Batani and Jim Maza

LIBERALIZATION AND INTERACTIONS WITH THE MARKET: A SURVEY OF SOME EXPERIENCES OF RURAL PRODUCERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
by Meenakshi Raman

GLOBALISATION, LIBERALISATION, AND PROTECTIONISM: THE GLOBAL FRAMEWORK AFFECTING RURAL PRODUCERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
by Martin Khor

THE IMPACT OF GLOBALISATION AND LIBERALISATION ON AGRICULTURE AND SMALL FARMERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE EXPERIENCE OF GHANA
by Martin Khor with the assistance of Tetteh Hormeku

WHICH ENERGY?
2006 Institute of Science in Society
Energy Report

by Mae-Wan Ho, Peter Bunyard, Peter Saunders, Elizabeth Bravo, Rhen Gala


IMBALANCES IN THE HONG KONG MINISTERIAL OUTCOME

by Bhagirath Lal Das

FROM LIBERALIZATION TO INVESTMENT AND JOBS: LOST IN TRANSLATION (2006)
by Yilmaz Akyüz


REFORMING THE IMF: BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD (2006)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

A DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT OF THE CURRENT WTO NEGOTIATIONS

TWN Analysis of the WTO's Draft Ministerial Text for Hong Kong

NON-ARGICULTURAL MARKET ACCESS (NAMA) TALKS THREATEN DEVELOPMENT

Joint NGO Briefing Paper

Six reasons why a fundamentally different approach is needed

IMPORTS BY AND EXPORTS TO COUNTRIES WITH INSUFFICIENT OR NO MANUFACTURING CAPACITIES IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

A Guide by the Third World Network

Supplement to the "Manual on Good Pratices in Public-Health-Sensitive Policy Measures and Patent Laws"

THE "SINGAPORE ISSUES" IN THE WTO: IMPLICATIONS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
by Martin Khor

BILATERAL/REGIONAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS: AN OUTLINE OF ELEMENTS, NATURE AND DEVELOPMENT IMPLICATIONS
by Martin Khor

IMPLICATIONS OF SOME WTO RULES ON THE REALISATION OF THE MDGS
by Martin Khor

THE MALAYSIAN EXPERIENCE IN FINANCIAL-ECONOMIC CRISIS MANAGEMENT: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE IMF-STYLE APPROACH
by Martin Khor

When it faced a financial crisis in 1997-98, Malaysian adopted an "unorthodox" policy package including fixing the exchange rate, selective capital controls, lowering interest rates and expanding public spending. This paper examines the Malaysian model, which was seen as alternative to IMF-type policies.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COMPETITION AND DEVELOPMENT
by Martin Khor

This paper examines the relation of intellectual property (IP) with monopoly and competition, in the development context. It considers the effects of IP in the special situation of developing countries. It was presented at a seminar organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in May 2005.

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT, THE MULTILATERAL TRADING SYSTEM AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WTO
by Martin Khor


THE COMMODITIES CRISIS AND THE GLOBAL TRADE IN AGRICULTURE: PROBLEMS AND PROPOSALS
by Martin Khor


THE WTO NEGOTIATIONS ON INDUSTRIAL TARIFFS: WHAT IS AT STAKE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (2005)
by Yilmaz Akyüz


TRADE, GROWTH AND INDUSTRIALIZATION: ISSUES, EXPERIENCES AND POLICY CHALLENGES (2005)
by Yilmaz Akyüz

"EUROPE IN A GLOBALISED WORLD: A VIEW FROM THE OUTSIDE" (NOV 2002)
by Yin Shao Loong


MANUAL ON GOOD PRACTICES IN PUBLIC-HEALTH-SENSITIVE POLICY MEASURES AND PATENT LAWS

Click here for the full manual

The Multilateral Trading System: A Development Perspective
A Third World Network Report produced for the UNDP

The Third World Network has recently produced a detailed report on the WTO and the multilateral trading system, which was commissioned by the UN Development Programme, as one of three papers that will input into the UNDP's own trade policy paper (which is under preparation).

The TWN report has 8 parts: an executive summary, six chapters (describing trade policy, evolution of the system, its operations, problems facing developing countries, proposals on specific issues, and proposals for the longer term), and a Postcript on the Doha Ministerial Conference.

Read this assessment of the WTO from a development perspective:

TWN PAPER: The WTO, the post-Doha agenda and the future of the trade system
by Martin Khor

This paper was presented by TWN Director Martin Khor at a seminar on WTO held at the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank held in Shanghai, China on 10 May 2002.


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