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Trade liberalisation and child wellbeing

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Potential impacts of the Peru-US Free Trade Agreement
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Peru and the United States signed a Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) in December 2005. While most economic analyses indicate overall benefits for Peru, there are concerns of potential adverse consequences particularly on vulnerable population groups. In the medium- to long-term it is expected that growth brought about by trade liberalisation will increase wages and provide households with higher incomes, which may be used to improve child welfare. In the short-term, however, some Peruvian household...

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Save the Children, UK (Peru)
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Young Lives
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Save the Children, UK (Mexico)
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Young Lives
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Overseas Development Institute, London
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Young Lives
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Villar, E
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Pereznieto, P
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Jones, N
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Young Lives Policy Brief
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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English
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2008-03-14

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