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1986 - 2013

Edited by Jaime de Melo

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Volume 4, issue 3, 1990

Imperfect Information and Rural Credit Markets--Puzzles and Policy Perspectives pp. 235-50
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Credit Markets in Northern Nigeria: Credit as Insurance in a Rural Economy pp. 251-69
Christopher R. Udry
The Thai Rural Credit System: Public Subsidies, Private Information, and Segmented Markets pp. 271-95
Siamwalla, Ammar, et al
Interactions between Institutional and Informal Credit Agencies in Rural India pp. 297-327
Clive Laurence George Bell
Imperfect Information, Screening, and the Costs of Informal Lending: A Study of a Rural Credit Market in Pakistan pp. 329-49
Irfan Aleem
Peer Monitoring and Credit Markets pp. 351-66
Joseph E. Stiglitz

Volume 4, issue 2, 1990

Toward Equitable and Sustainable Rural Water Supplies: A Contingent Valuation Study in Brazil pp. 115-34
Briscoe, John, et al
On the Accuracy of Economic Observations: Do Sub-Saharan Trade Statistics Mean Anything? pp. 135-56
Alexander J Yeats
The Impact of the International Coffee Agreement on Producing Company pp. 157-73
Takamasa Akiyama and Panayotis N Varangis
Second-Best Foreign Exchange Policy in the Presence of Domestic Price Controls and Export Subsidies pp. 175-93
David Gerald Tarr
Import Dependency and Structural Adjustment in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 195-207
Ramon Lopez and Vinod Thomas
Voluntary Export Restraints and Resource Allocation in Exporting Countries pp. 209-33
Jaime A.P. de Melo and L. Alan Winters

Volume 4, issue 1, 1990

Do African Countries Pay More for Imports? Yes pp. 1-20
Alexander J Yeats
Investment Incentives: New Money, Debt Relief, and the Critical Role of Conditionality in the Debt Crisis pp. 21-41
Stijn Claessens and Ishac Diwan
Debt Relief: Implications of Secondary Market Discounts and Debt Overhangs pp. 43-53
Daniel Cohen
Effects of Macroeconomic Policies on Sectoral Prices pp. 55-79
Yair Mundlak, Domingo Cavallo and Roberto Domenech
Corporate Tax Holidays and Investment pp. 81-102
Jack M. Mintz
Industrial Sickness, Primary and Secondary: The Effects of Exit Constraints on Industrial Performance pp. 103-14
Garry Pursell

Volume 3, issue 3, 1989

External Debt, Inflation, and the Public Sector: Toward Fiscal Policy for Sustainable Growth pp. 297-320
Sweder van Wijnbergen
Black Market Premia, Exchange Rate Unification, and Inflation in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 321-38
Brian Pinto
Indexation and Inflationary Inertia: Brazil 1964-1985 pp. 339-57
Fernando de Holanda Barbosa and Paul Dominic McNelis
Fiscal Response to a Temporary Trade Shock: The Aftermath of the Kenyan Coffee Boom pp. 359-78
David L. Bevan, Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning
Determinants of Consumption and Savings Behavior in Developing Countries pp. 379-93
Lakshmi K. Raut and Arvind Virmani
Ending Food Subsidies: Nutritional, Welfare, and Budgetary Effects pp. 395-408
Karim Laraki

Volume 3, issue 1, 1989

Looking for Boy-Girl Discrimination in Household Expenditure Data pp. 1-15
Angus S. Deaton
Inflation and the Financing of Government Expenditure: An Introductory Analysis with an Application to Turkey pp. 17-38
Ritu Anand and Sweder van Wijnbergen
Food Aid: A Cause of Development Failure or an Instrument for Success? pp. 39-65
T. N. Srinivasan
Wage Differentials and Moonlighting by Civil Servants: Evidence from Cote d'Ivoire and Peru pp. 67-95
Jacques van der Gaag, Morton Stelcner and Wim P. M. Vijverberg
Wage Rigidity: Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Market Adjustment in the Modern Sector pp. 97-117
Victor Levy and John L Newman
Sources of Growth in East African Agriculture pp. 119-44
Uma Lele

Volume 2, issue 3, 1988

Agricultural Incentives in Developing Countries: Measuring the Effect of Sectoral and Economywide Policies pp. 255-71
Anne O Krueger, Maurice Schiff and Alberto Valdes
Inflationary Rigidities and Orthodox Stabilization Policies: Lessons from Latin America pp. 273-98
Miguel A Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
Nutrients: Impacts and Determinants pp. 299-320
Jere Richard Behrman, Anil B Deolalikar and Barbara L. Wolfe
A Structural Model for Developing Countries' Manufactured Exports pp. 321-40
Cristian Moran
Export Quota Allocations, Export Earnings, and Market Diversification pp. 341-48
Taeho Bark and Jaime A.P. de Melo
Approximating the Effective Protection Coefficient without Reference to Technological Data pp. 349-63
Patrick J Conway and Malcolm Bale

Volume 2, issue 2, 1988

The Relative Efficiency of Private and Public Schools: The Case of Thailand pp. 139-64
Emmanuel Jimenez, Marlaine E. Lockheed and Nongnuch Wattanawaha
Terms of Trade, Tariffs, and Labor Market Adjustment in Developing Countries pp. 165-85
Sebastian Edwards
The Impact of Landownership Security: Theory and Evidence from Thailand pp. 187-204
Yongyuth Chalamwong and Gershon Feder
Service Sector Protection: Considerations for Developing Countries pp. 205-24
Brian Hindley
The Korean Construction Industry as an Exporter of Services pp. 225-38
Sooyong Kim
Some Policy Lessons from the Opening of the Korean Insurance Market pp. 239-54
Yoon Je Cho

Volume 2, issue 1, 1988

Primary Commodity Prices, Manufactured Goods Prices, and the Terms of Trade of Developing Countries: What the Long Run Shows pp. 1-47
Enzo R Grilli and Maw Cheng Yang
Price and Income Elasticities of Demand for Modern Health Care: The Case of Infant Delivery in the Philippines pp. 49-76
J. Brad Schwartz, John S. Akin and Barry M Popkin
The Management of the Developing Countries' Debt: Guidelines and Applications to Brazil pp. 77-103
Daniel Cohen
External Shocks and the Demand for Adjustment Finance pp. 105-21
Ricardo Martin and Marcelo Selowsky
Personal Income Taxes in Developing Countries pp. 123-38
Gerardo P Sicat and Arvind Virmani

Volume 1, issue 4, 1987

A Symposium Issue on the Multilateral Trade Negotiations and Developing-Country Interests: Introduction pp. 539-47
Jagdish N Bhagwati, Anne O Krueger and Richard H Snape
Trade in Services and the Multilateral Trade Negotiations pp. 549-69
Jagdish N Bhagwati
Agriculture in the Uruguay Round: Interests of Developing Countries pp. 571-93
Alberto Valdes
GATT Law, Agricultural Trade, and Developing Countries: Lessons from Two Case Studies pp. 595-618
Surakiart Sathirathai and Ammar Siamwalla
Textiles and Clothing in a New Round of Trade Negotiations pp. 619-46
Vincent Cable
Differential and More Favorable Treatment of Developing Countries and the International Trading System pp. 647-68
Martin Wolf
Balance of Payments and Related Issues in the Uruguay Round of Trade Negotiations pp. 669-88
Shailendra J Anjaria
GATT Safeguards and Voluntary Export Restraints: What Are the Interests of Developing Countries? pp. 689-705
Brian Hindley
International Control of Subsidies and Countervailing Duties pp. 707-25
Joseph Michael Finger and Julio Nogues
Export-Promoting Subsidies, Countervailing Threats, and the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade pp. 727-43
Chong-Hyun Nam

Volume 1, issue 3, 1987

Public Debt Guarantees and Private Capital Flight pp. 377-95
Jonathan Eaton
Effects of Restraining Steel Exports from the Republic of Korea and Other Countries to the United States and the European Economic Community pp. 397-418
David Gerald Tarr
Nigeria during and after the Oil Boom: A Policy Comparison with Indonesia pp. 419-45
Brian Pinto
Adjustment with a Fixed Exchange Rate: Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, and Senegal pp. 447-87
Shantayanan Devarajan and Jaime A.P. de Melo
Consequences of a Commodity Boom in a Controlled Economy: Accumulation and Redistribution in Kenya 1975-83 pp. 489-513
David L. Bevan, Paul Collier and Jan Willem Gunning
Growth and Equity in Developing Countries: A Reinterpretation of the Sri Lankan Experience: A Comment pp. 515-20
Graham Pyatt
Growth and Equity in Developing Countries: A Reinterpretation of the Sri Lankan Experience: A Comment pp. 521-31
Paul Isenman
A Response to Comment [The Distribution of Income in Sri Lanka in 1969-70 and 1980-81: Sri Lankan Experience] pp. 533-36
Paul William Glewwe and Surjit S Bhalla

Volume 1, issue 2, 1987

Small Manufacturing Enterprises in Developing Countries pp. 203-35
M D Little
A Valuation Model of Developing-Country Debt with Endogenous Rescheduling pp. 237-71
Gerard Gennotte, Homi J Kharas and Sayeed Sadeq
The Political Economy of Economic Liberalization pp. 273-99
Deepak Kumar Lal
Sites and Services--and Subsidies: The Economics of Low-Cost Housing in Developing Countries pp. 301-35
Stephen K Mayo and David J Gross
Multimarket Analysis of Agricultural Price Policies in an Operational Context: The Case of Cyprus pp. 337-56
Avishay Braverman, Jeffrey Stuart Hammer and Anne Gron
Devaluation, Fiscal Deficits, and the Real Exchange Rate pp. 357-74
Mohsin Khan and J Saul Lizondo

Volume 1, issue 1, 1986

Special Exchange Rates for Capital Account Transactions pp. 3-33
Rüdiger Dornbusch
Growth and Equity in Developing Countries: A Reinterpretation of the Sri Lankan Experience pp. 35-63
Surjit S Bhalla and Paul William Glewwe
A New Method for Estimating the Effects of Fuel Taxes: An Application to Thailand pp. 65-101
G A Hughes
Modeling the Impact of Agricultural Growth and Government Policy on Income Distribution in India pp. 103-48
Jaime Quizon and Hans Peter Binswanger-Mkhize
A Survey of Agricultural Household Models: Recent Findings and Policy Implications pp. 149-79
Inderjit Singh, Lyn Squire and John Strauss
The Extent of Nontariff Barriers to Industrial Countries' Imports pp. 181-99
Julio Nogues, Andrzej Olechowski and L. Alan Winters
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