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Mattoo, Aaditya

Works: 219 works in 807 publications in 2 languages and 6,995 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc  Commercial treaties  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Contributor
Classifications: HD9980.6, 382
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Most widely held works by Aaditya Mattoo
Development, trade, and the WTO : a handbook by Bernard M Hoekman ( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher's description: Developing countries are increasingly confronted with the need to address trade policy related issues in international agreements, most prominently the World Trade Organization (WTO). New WTO negotiations on a broad range of subjects were launched in November 2001. Determining whether and how international trade agreements can support economic development is a major challenge. Stakeholders in developing countries must be informed on the issues and understand how their interests can be pursued through international cooperation. This handbook offers guidance on the design of trade policy reform, surveys key disciplines and the functioning of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and discusses numerous issues and options that confront developing countries in using international cooperation to improve domestic policy and obtain access to export markets. Many of the issues discussed are also relevant in the context of regional integration agreements. Separate sections of the handbook summarize what constitutes sound trade policy; the major aspects of the WTO from a development perspective; policy issues in the area of merchandise trade and the liberalization of international transactions in services; protection of intellectual property rights and economic development; new regulatory subjects that are emerging in the agenda of trade talks; and enhancing participation of developing countries in the global trading system
Moving people to deliver services by Sumanta Chaudhuri ( )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The World Trade Organization now confronts an issue that lies at the interface of two major world challenges: trade liberalization and international migration. Moving People to Deliver Services breaks new ground by examing the economic, legal, and political implications of the "temporary movement of individual service suppliers" currently being negotiated under the WTO's General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)." "Conditions in many developed economies - ranging from aging populations to shortages of skilled labor - suggest that this may be a propitious time to put labor mobility squarely on the negotiating agenda. Yet a limited awareness of how GATS can be used to foster services trade liberalization combined with concerns about the potential for social disruption in host countries and the risk of "brain drain" in poor countries have frustrated efforts to reach a consensus." "Moving People to Deliver Services brings together contributions from service providers, regulators (including ministries of labor and justice), researchers, trade negotiators, and the private sector. They provide a broad range of perspectives on the one central question: How can service trade liberalization be accomplished in a way that benefits both home and host countries? The result is a balanced consideration of the issues surrounding WTO labor mobility negotiations at a historically critical juncture."--BOOK JACKET
Domestic regulation and service trade liberalization by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
25 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text addresses two central questions: what impact can international trade rules on services have on the exercise of domestic regulatory sovereignty, and how can services negotiations be harnessed to promote and consolidate domestic policy reform across highly diverse sectors?
India and the WTO by Robert M Stern ( )
19 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is designed to clarify India's interests in the World Trade Organization's Doha Development Agenda and to provide a blueprint for its strategy in multilateral negotiations. The focus is on facilitating domestic and external policy reforms that can serve to bolster India's participation in the multilateral trading system and to enhance the effectiveness of India's trade and related policies in achieving developmental goals
A handbook of international trade in services by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This title provides a comprehensive introduction to the key issues in trade and liberalization of services. Providing a useful overview of the players involved, the barriers to trade, and case studies in a number of service industries, this is ideal for policymakers and students interested in trade
Services trade and development the experience of Zambia by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some see trade in services as irrelevant to the development agenda for least developed countries (LDCs). Others see few benefits from past market openings by LDCs. This book debunks both views. It finds that serious imperfections in Zambia's reform of services trade deprived the country of significant benefits and diminished faith in liberalization. What is to be done? Move aggressively and consistently to eliminate barriers to entry and competition. Develop and enforce regulations to deal with market failures. And implement proactive policies to widen the access of firms, farms, and consumers to services of all kinds. These lessons from Zambia are applicable to all LDCs. In all this, international agreements can help. But to succeed, LDCs must commit to open markets and their trading partners must provide assistance for complementary reforms. Zambia, which leads the LDC group at the World Trade Organization, can show the way
Exporting services a developing country perspective by Arti Grover Goswami ( )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The past two decades have seen exciting changes with developing countries emerging as exporters of services. Technological developments now make it easier to trade services across borders. But other avenues are being exploited: tourists visit not just to sightsee but also to be treated and educated, service providers move abroad under innovative new schemes, and some developing countries defy traditional notions by investing abroad in services. "Exporting Services: A Developing Country Perspective" takes a brave approach, combining exploratory econometric analysis with detailed case studies of representative countries: Brazil, Chile, the Arab Republic of Egypt, India, Kenya, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Two questions lead the analysis: How did these developing countries succeed in exporting services? What policy mix was successful and what strategies did not deliver the expected results? The analysis evaluates the role of three sets of factors: First, the fundamentals, which include a country's factor endowments, infrastructure, and institutional quality; second, policies affecting trade, investment, and labor mobility in services; and third, proactive policies in services designed to promote exports or investment. The case studies illustrate the complex nature of reforms and policy making in the service sector as well as the benefits of well-implemented reforms. Although success seems to be explained by a set of conditions that are difficult to replicate, common features can also be identified. Several countries have adopted policies to support exports, especially exports of information technology-related services. This resource will be valuable for policy makers, experts, and academics who are engaged in efforts to reform service and investment policies in their own country. -- publisher description
Greenprint : a new approach to cooperation on climate change by Aaditya Mattoo ( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beleaguered by mutual recrimination between rich and poor countries, squeezed by the zero-sum arithmetic of a shrinking global carbon budget, and overtaken by shifts in economic and hence bargaining power between these countries, international cooperation on climate change has floundered. Given these three factors --which Arvind Subramanian and Aaditya Mattoo call the "narrative," "adding up," and "new world" problems --the wonder is not the current impasse; it is, rather, the belief that progress might be possible at all. In this book, the authors argue that any chance of progress must address each of these problems in a radically different way. First, the old narrative of recrimination must cede to a narrative based on recognition of common interests. Second, leaders must shift the focus away from emissions cuts to technology generation. Third, the old "cash-for-cuts" approach must be abandoned for one that requires contributions from all countries calibrated in magnitude and form to their current level of development and future prospects
Brain Waste? Educated Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors investigate the occupational placement of immigrants in the U.S. labor market using census data. They find striking differences among highly educated immigrants from different countries, even after they control for individuals' age, experience, and level of education. With some exceptions, educated immigrants from Latin American and Eastern European countries are more likely to end up in unskilled jobs than immigrants from Asia and industrial countries. A large part of the variation can be explained by attributes of the country of origin that influence the quality of human capital, such as expenditure on tertiary education and the use of English as a medium of instruction. Performance is adversely affected by military conflict at home which may weaken institutions that create human capital and lower the threshold quality of immigrants. The selection effects of U.S. immigration policy also play an important role in explaining cross-country variation. The observed under-placement of educated migrants might be alleviated if home and host countries cooperate by sharing information on labor market conditions and work toward the recognition of qualifications
Does temporary migration have to be permanent? by Mohammad Amin ( )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The choice between temporary and permanent migration is today central to the design of migration policies. The authors draw a distinction between the two types of migration on the basis of the associated social cost and the dynamics of learning by migrants. They find that unilateral migration policies are globally inefficient because they lead to too much permanent migration and too little temporary and overall migration. Existing international agreements on labor mobility, such as the World Trade Organization's General Agreement on Trade in Services, have failed to do better because they seek primarily to induce host countries to make commitments to allow entry. Instead, Pareto gains and more liberal migration could be achieved through multilateral agreements that enable host countries to commit to repatriation." -- Cover verso
From competition at home to competing abroad : a case study of India's horticulture by Aaditya Mattoo ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"India is a large, low cost agricultural producer. Yet its share in global agriculture exports is insignificant and its domestic market is protected. In global trade negotiations, India's efforts have been directed more towards retaining the right to protect than towards eliminating distortions at home and abroad. The study seeks a solution to this puzzle by examining the horticulture sector, one of the most dynamic segments of Indian agriculture and international trade. It undertakes an integrated analysis of the sector - from farm to retail - based on primary surveys of farmers, agents, and exporters across fifteen different Indian states." "This report will be of interest to policymakers, trade negotiators, trade analysts, aid institutions, NGOs, and readers interested in trade and development. Students, teachers, and researchers in development economics and agriculture will also find it a useful resource."--BOOK JACKET
Liberalizing basic telecommunications the Asian experience by Carsten Fink ( )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite the move away from traditional public monopolies, most Asian governments are still unwilling to allow unrestricted entry in telecommunications, eliminate limits on private and foreign ownership, and establish strong, independent regulators. But where comprehensive reform has been undertaken (including privatization, competition, and regulation) the availability of main lines, the quality of service, and the productivity of labor are significantly higher
Développement, commerce et OMC ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mode of foreign entry, technology transfer, and FDI policy by Aaditya Mattoo ( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When technology transfer is costly, a foreign firm and host country government may differ in their preferences over direct entry and acquisition. Government intervention could help induce the socially preferred choice
Unrestricted market access for Sub-Saharan Africa how much is it worth and who pays by Elena Ianchovichina ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The European Union, Japan and the United States have recently announced initiatives to improve market access for the poorest countries. How would these initiatives affect Sub-Saharan Africa and the rest of the world
Should credit be given for autonomous liberalization in multilateral trade negotiations? by Aaditya Mattoo ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As each new round of multilateral trade negotiations approaches, there is a demand for a negotiating rule that would give credit for previous unilateral liberalization. The feasibility and desirability of such a rule depend on when it is instituted
Financial services and the World Trade Organization : liberalization commitments of the developing and transition economies by Aaditya Mattoo ( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act and its Rules of Origin generosity undermined? by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
15 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This paper describes the United States recently enacted Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and assesses its quantitative impact on African exports. The AGOA expands the scope of preferential access of Africa's exports to the United States in key areas such as clothing. However, its medium term benefits estimated at about US$100-$140 million, an 8 11 percent addition to current non-oil exports would have been nearly five times greater (US$540 million) if no restrictive conditions had been imposed on the terms of market access. The most important of these conditions are the rules of origin with which African exporters of clothing must comply to benefit from duty-free access
Pre-empting protectionism in services : the WTO and outsourcing by Aaditya Mattoo ( )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cross-border trade in services is growing rapidly, with both industrial and developing countries among the most dynamic exporters. Despite the substantial global benefits from such trade, the adjustment pressures created in importing countries could provoke a protectionist backlash - some signs of which are already visible in procurement and regulatory restrictions. The current negotiations under the Doha Development Agenda offer an opportunity to lock in current openness and preempt protectionism. This note describes how a bold initiative under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) can help secure openness."--Editor
Trade in international maritime services how much does policy matter? by Carsten Fink ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trade liberalization and the breakup of private carrier agreements could reduce average liner transport prices by a third and cut costs on goods carried to the United States alone by up to $3 billion
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Mattoo, A. 1961-
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