Tagged: Food standards

New publications from OECD, early August 2017

Library acquisitions — July 2017

We are pleased to send you our list of selected new acquisitions from July 2017. You can send your requests to Web.Librarian@wto.org.

The list is also available on Library’s website: http://intranet/__resources/library/_en/new_for_you_new_books.html.

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Your WTO Library Team

Covers Title, Authors/Editor details, WTO catalogue records email request links Previews
20 years of the Information Technology Agreement : boosting trade, innovation and digital connectivity / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926905

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/2JJU2i

After Piketty : the agenda for economics and inequality / edited by Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926889

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/J8eJEC

Assessing the World Trade Organization : fit for purpose? World trade forum / edited by Manfred Elsig, Bernard Hoekman, Joost Pauwelyn.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926732

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/HhL2NE

Banking on the future of Asia and the Pacific : 50 years of the Asian Development Bank / Peter McCawley.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926899

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/Fpjd2c

Failure to adjust : how Americans got left behind in the global economy / Edward Alden.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926553

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/sEhzDq

Freedom of transit and access to gas pipeline networks under WTO law / Vitaliy Pogoretskyy.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926811

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/w9t7AN

Injury and causation in trade remedy law : a study of WTO law and country practices / James J. Nedumpara.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926891

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/7TvSss

Investing in skills for inclusive trade : a joint study of the International Labour Office and the World Trade Organization / [Marc Bacchetta …
[et al].WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926907Request: web.librarian@wto.org
Full text: https://goo.gl/rKz3uU

The law of international lawyers : reading Martti Koskenniemi / [edited by] Wouter Werner, Marieke De Hoon, Alexis Galán.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926815

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Preview: https://goo.gl/Muco9Y

Le règlement des différends dans le cadre de l’OMC : un différend, une page 1995-2016 / Organisation mondiale du commerce.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926927

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/EekiKU

Solución de diferencias en la OMC : resúmenes de una página por caso 1995-2016 / Organización Mundial del Comercio.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926925

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/S8mNnV

Trade and food standards / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926934

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/NMiPu2

WTO dispute settlement : one-page case summaries 1995-2016 / World Trade Organization.

WTO catalogue : http://wto.aquabrowser.com/?itemid=|WTO-Marc|1926929

Request: web.librarian@wto.org

Full text: https://goo.gl/h77gKv


New publications from OECD, mid January 2016

New OECD publications have been uploaded to the OECD iLibrary, a comprehensive digital repository of books, papers, and statistics from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Titles recently added include:

These volumes and more are accessible from the OECD iLibrary by WTO staff and WTO Library patrons.

Food Standards, Certification, and Poverty among Coffee Farmers in Uganda

Voluntary standards are gaining in importance in global markets for high-value foods. We analyze and compare impacts of three sustainability-oriented standards – Fairtrade, Organic, and UTZ – on the livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda. Using survey data and propensity score matching with multiple treatments, we find that Fairtrade certification increases household living standards by 30% and reduces the prevalence and depth of poverty. For the other two certification schemes, no significant impacts are found. Several factors that can explain differential impacts are discussed. Overly general statements about the effects of sustainability standards on smallholder livelihoods may be misleading.

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