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Volume 14, issue 3, 2000

Saving in Developing Countries: An Overview pp. 393-414 Downloads
Norman Loayza, Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Luis Servén
Can Africa's Saving Collapse Be Reversed? pp. 415-443 Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi and Francis M. Mwega
The Saving Collapse during the Transition in Eastern Europe pp. 445-455 Downloads
Cevdet Denizer and Holger C. Wolf
What Drives Consumption Booms? pp. 457-480 Downloads
Peter Montiel
Saving Transitions pp. 481-507 Downloads
Dani Rodrik
Personal and Corporate Saving in South Africa pp. 509-544 Downloads
Janine Aron and John Muellbauer
Household Saving in China pp. 545-570 Downloads
Aart Kraay
Private Saving in India pp. 571-594 Downloads
Norman Loayza and Rashmi Shankar
A New Database on the Structure and Development of the Financial Sector pp. 597-605 Downloads
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine

Volume 14, issue 2, 2000

Understanding Patterns of Economic Growth: Searching for Hills among Plateaus, Mountains, and Plains pp. 221-50 Downloads
Lant Pritchett
Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Some Stylized Facts pp. 251-85 Downloads
Pierre-Richard Agénor, Christopher McDermott and Eswar Prasad
Monitoring Banking Sector Fragility: A Multivariate Logit Approach pp. 287-307 Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Enrica Detragiache
Trade Reform Dynamics and Technical Efficiency: The Peruvian Experience pp. 309-30 Downloads
Ila M Semenick Alam and Andrew R Morrison
Monitoring Targeting Performance When Decentralized Allocations to the Poor Are Unobserved pp. 331-45 Downloads
Martin Ravallion
Child Labor, Child Schooling, and Their Interaction with Adult Labor: Empirical Evidence for Peru and Pakistan pp. 347-67 Downloads
Ranjan Ray
A Cross-Country Database for Sector Investment and Capital pp. 371-91 Downloads
Donald Larson, Rita Butzer, Yair Mundlak and Al Crego

Volume 14, issue 1, 2000

International Knowledge Flows and Economic Performance: A Review of the Evidence pp. 1-15
Giorgio Barba Navaretti and David Tarr
Do Trade Patterns and Technology Flows Affect Productivity Growth? pp. 17-47
Wolfgang Keller
Foreign Investment and Productivity Growth in Czech Enterprises pp. 49-64
Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman
Productivity and Turnover in the Export Market: Micro-level Evidence from the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) pp. 65-90
Bee Yan Aw, Sukkyun Chung and Mark Roberts
Vintage Technologies and Skill Constraints: Evidence from U.S. Exports of New and Used Machines pp. 91-109
Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Isidro Soloaga and Wendy Takacs
An Argument for Deregulating the Transfer of Agricultural Technologies to Developing Countries pp. 111-27
David Gisselquist and Jean-Marie Grether
Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: An Introduction to the Special Issue pp. 129-45
David Bigman and Hippolyte Fofack
Combining Census and Survey Data to Trace the Spatial Dimensions of Poverty: A Case Study of Ecuador pp. 147-65
Hentschel, Jesko, et al
Community Targeting for Poverty Reduction in Burkina Faso pp. 167-93
Bigman, David, et al
Combining Light Monitoring Surveys with Integrated Surveys to Improve Targeting for Poverty Reduction: The Case of Ghana pp. 195-219
Hippolyte Fofack

Volume 13, issue 3, 1999

Evaluating Education Reforms: Four Cases in Developing Countries pp. 409-13
Elizabeth King and Peter Orazem
Do Community-Managed Schools Work? An Evaluation of El Salvador's EDUCO Program pp. 415-41
Emmanuel Jimenez and Yasuyuki Sawada
Can Private School Subsidies Increase Enrollment for the Poor? The Quetta Urban Fellowship Program pp. 443-65
Jooseop Kim, Harold Alderman and Peter Orazem
Central Mandates and Local Incentives: The Colombia Education Voucher Program pp. 467-91
Elizabeth King, Peter Orazem and Darin Wohlgemuth
Student Outcomes in Philippine Elementary Schools: An Evaluation of Four Experiments pp. 493-508
Jee-Peng Tan, Julia Lane and Gerard Lassibille
Calm after the Storms: Income Distribution and Welfare in Chile, 1987-94 pp. 509-38
Francisco Ferreira and Julie Litchfield
Changes in the Perception of the Poverty Line during the Depression in Russia, 1993-96 pp. 539-59
Branko Milanovic and Branko Jovanovic
Labor Market Analysis and Public Policy: The Case of Morocco pp. 561-78
Julia Lane, Guillermo Hakim and Javier Miranda

Volume 13, issue 2, 1999

Household Income and Child Schooling in Vietnam pp. 211-56
Jere Behrman and James C Knowles
Benefit Incidence, Public Spending Reforms, and the Timing of Program Capture pp. 257-73
Peter Lanjouw and Martin Ravallion
Does Informality Imply Segmentation in Urban Labor Markets? Evidence from Sectoral Transitions in Mexico pp. 275-302
William Maloney
Tax Incidence in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Household Data pp. 303-31
Younger, Stephen D, et al
Genuine Savings Rates in Developing Countries pp. 333-56
Kirk Hamilton and Michael Clemens
Winners and Losers from the Privatization and Regulation of Utilities: Lessons from a General Equilibrium Model of Argentina pp. 357-78
Omar Chisari, Antonio Estache and Carlos Romero
Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margins and Profitability: Some International Evidence pp. 379-408
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Harry Huizinga

Volume 13, issue 1, 1999

Public Sector Downsizing: An Introduction pp. 1-22
Martin Rama
Cross-Country Evidence on Public Sector Retrenchment pp. 23-66
John Haltiwanger and Manisha Singh
The Efficient Mechanism for Downsizing the Public Sector pp. 67-88
Doh-Shin Jeon and Jean-Jacques Laffont
Earnings and Welfare after Downsizing: Central Bank Employees in Ecuador pp. 89-116
Martin Rama and Donna MacIsaac
Matching Severance Payments with Worker Losses in the Egyptian Public Sector pp. 117-53
Ragui Assaad
The Algerian Retrenchment System: A Financial and Economic Evaluation pp. 155-83
Elizabeth Ruppert
Labor Earnings in One-Company Towns: Theory and Evidence from Kazakhstan pp. 185-209
Martin Rama and Kinnon Scott

Volume 12, issue 3, 1998

Credibility of Rules and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Worldwide Survey of the Private Sector pp. 353-84
Aymo Brunetti, Gregory Kisunko and Beatrice Weder
Does Economic Analysis Improve the Quality of Foreign Assistance? pp. 385-418
Klaus Deininger, Lyn Squire and Swati Basu
Demographic Transitions and Economic Miracles in Emerging Asia pp. 419-55
David Bloom and Jeffrey Williamson
The Bolivian Social Investment Fund: An Analysis of Baseline Data for Impact Evaluation pp. 457-82
Menno Pradhan, Laura Rawlings and Geert Ridder
International Evidence on the Determinants of Private Saving pp. 483-501
Paul Masson, Tamim Bayoumi and Hossein Samiei
Unfair Trade? The Increasing Gap between World and Domestic Prices in Commodity Markets during the Past 25 Years pp. 503-26
Jacques Morisset
A Database of World Stocks of Infrastructure, 1950-95 pp. 529-47
David Canning

Volume 12, issue 2, 1998

Dynamics and Politics in Regional Integration Arrangements: An Introduction pp. 177-95
Maurice Schiff and L. Winters
Returns to Regionalism: An Analysis of Nontraditional Gains from Regional Trade Agreements pp. 197-220
Raquel Fernandez and Jonathan Portes
Trading Arrangements and Industrial Development pp. 221-49
Diego Puga and Anthony Venables
Regional Integration and Economic Growth pp. 251-70
Athanasios Vamvakidis
Regional Integration as Diplomacy pp. 271-95
Maurice Schiff and L. Winters
Endogenous Tariff Formation: The Case of Mercosur pp. 297-320
Marcelo Olarreaga and Isidro Soloaga
Half a Century of Development Economics: A Review Based on the Handbook of Development Economics pp. 323-52
Jean Waelbroeck

Volume 12, issue 1, 1998

Does Mercosur's Trade Performance Raise Concerns about the Effects of Regional Trade Arrangements? pp. 1-28
Alexander J Yeats
A Panel Data Analysis of the Fungibility of Foreign Aid pp. 29-58
Tarhan Feyzioglu, Vinaya Swaroop and Min Zhu
Technological Capability and Firm Efficiency in Taiwan (China) pp. 59-79
Bee Yan Aw and Geeta Batra
Skills, Schooling, and Household Income in Ghana pp. 81-104
Dean Jolliffe
The Tragedy of the Commons in Cote d'Ivoire Agriculture: Empirical Evidence and Implications for Evaluating Trade Policies pp. 105-31
Ramon Lopez
Economic Parameters of Deforestation pp. 133-53
Joachim von Amsberg
Why Has Poland Avoided the Price Liberalization Trap? The Case of the Hog-Pork Sector pp. 155-74
Anning Wei, Waldemar Guba and Burcroff, Richard,
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