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World Trade Report
The main WTO research publication on global trade policy, with special
topics, analysis, and new developments.
International Trade Statistics
The WTO's annual compilation of global trade statistics.
An annual compilation of bound and applied tariffs, prepared by the
WTO, ITC and UNCTAD.
This booklet is a quick source for national and trade statistics of WTO
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the Economic Research and Statistics Division is to use economics and
economic research in order to help structure the discussion of issues of
relevance to the WTO.
WTO discussion papers
papers prepared by WTO professionals and contributors from
organizations which work with the WTO are meant to stimulate
discussion on specific issues dealing with the multilateral trading
system. They are reviewed by the WTO for the quality of their
content but the opinions expressed are those of the authors.
staff working papers
working papers represent research in
progress. They reflect the opinions of
individual staff members, and are the product of
professional research. They do not necessarily
represent the Secretariats view but are
circulated as part of the critical review that is
necessary to ensure WTO research meets high
academic standards, and for the maintenance and
development of the staffs professional
Support Programme for Doctoral Studies
The WTO assists doctoral students from developing countries to conduct advanced research for the final stage of their thesis at the WTO for periods between three and six months, and to provide them with mentoring/advice in close collaboration with the students' academic supervisors. A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated in any one year.
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