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UNESCAP WORKING PAPERS 2008 #1

Agricultural Trade Reform and Poverty in the Asia-Pacific

A Survey and Some New Results

Series:
UNESCAP Working Papers
22 Jan 2009
This document reviews the literature on the relationship between agricultural trade policy reform and poverty, and the results of recent detailed simulation studies applied to economies in the ESCAP region. It then uses the GTAP model to evaluate the possible impacts of the most recently proposed...
UNESCAP WORKING PAPERS 2007 #3

Impact of Living or Working Environments on Persons with Disabilities

Series:
UNESCAP Working Papers
14 Dec 2007
Persons with disabilities are often the most marginalized and vulnerable groups in the Asia-Pacific region. This paper assesses quantitatively the importance of living or working environmental constraints in people’s activity limitations in day-to-day work/school and participation restrictions.
UNESCAP WORKING PAPERS 2007 #2

Longer Combination Vehicles (LCV) for Asia and the Pacific Region

Some Economic Implications

Series:
UNESCAP Working Papers
14 Dec 2007
Road transport is the most important mode of freight transportation in terms of output in almost all countries in the world, in particular in Asia and the Pacific region. Longer combination vehicles or vehicles with extended length and weight limits have the potential to make freight transport m...