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The Trade Impact Review

Published on:   January 1, 2002

Trade Impact ReviewIn 2002, Women Thrive Worldwide developed the Trade Impact Review (TIR), a rigorous yet accessible framework that would enable trade negotiators, governments, and others to forecast the potential benefits and drawbacks of a trade agreement before the agreement is ratified. The TIR framework assesses the direct and indirect economic effects of a change in trade or investment policy as well as the legal and regulatory changes or conflicts that a new trade policy may pose. Using this tool, policymakers can expand on the areas where the poor will benefit and modify trade language that would harm the poor, particularly women.

Download the full Trade Impact Review here.

Download the Executive Summary here.

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