Recent rethinking of aid priorities has suggested that more aid should go to helping countries develop the capacity to trade, while in trade policy the failures of some countries to respond to market opening have led to suggestions that aid is a necessary pre-condition for success in trade.
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chapter 5: evaluating the effectiveness of aid for trade In addition, trade economists and development organisations have long emphasised the need for complementary policies to offset any negative by-products of trade adjustment or trade-led growth.
EXAMPLES OF RESEARCH QUESTIONS FOR THE TERM PAPER Aalto University, International Trade (31E00500), Winter 2016 These suggestions are included only to provide you ideas on possible topics. General examples of topics:
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