America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


The World Bank, the IMF, and the GATT/WTO: Which Institution Most Supported Trade Reform in Developing Economies?

Douglas A. Irwin | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 12/31/2022

The 1980s and 1990s saw a policy revolution in developing countries in which many highly protected (if not closed) economies were opened to world trade. These reforms were largely undertaken…

Africa in the New Trade Environment: Market Access in Troubled Times

Souleymane Coulibaly, Woubet Kassa, and Albert G. Zeufack | World Bank | 02/10/2022

Africa fa...

The Role of Trade in Developing Countries’ Road to Recovery

The World Trade Organization and The World Bank Group | 01/24/2022

Trade has been a phenomenal d...

Global Economic Prospects: Subdued Global Economic Recovery

The World Bank | 01/05/2021

Following the devastating health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, t...

Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Gender Equality

World Trade Organization and the World Bank Group | 07/30/2020

The WTO and the World Bank launched...


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