Staff Working Paper ERSD-2010-06 Date: January 2010
World Trade Organization
Economic Research and Statistics Division
This paper appears in the WTO working paper series as commissioned background analysis forthe World Trade Report 2010 on "Trade in Natural Resources: Challenges in GlobalGovernance"
International rules for trade in natural resources
Paul Collier,University of OxfordandAnthony J. Venables,University of Oxford and CEPR.
Manuscript date: December 2009
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