Towards a Quantitative Assessment of Aid for Trade

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Towards a Quantitative Assessment of Aid for Trade
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Series Title: Economic Paper Series
Number within series: 83
Publication date: 1 November 2008
Size: 240mm x 165mm
ISBN: 978-0-85092-889-1
Pages: 36

This Economic Paper presents, for the first time, quantitative evidence of the effectiveness of Aid for Trade, the initiative to promote development by providing resources targeted at boosting involvement in international trade by developing countries. It suggests which types of Aid for Trade measures are likely to be particularly effective.



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Acronyms and abbreviations
Summary  

1. Background and Motivation  

2. The Effectiveness of Aid for Trade Expected pathways Empirical literature on aid effectiveness  

3. The Effects of Aid for Trade - An Empirical Framework Aid for Trade and the costs of trading Aid for Trade and exports Data  

4. Empirical Results Aid for Trade and the costs of trading Aid for Trade and exports  

5. Policy Implications and Future Research  

References  

Appendices
1. Defining ‘Trading Across Borders’
2. Doing Business ‘Trading across Borders’