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1480: Debt as a control device in transitional economies: the experiences of Hungary and Poland Downloads
Herbert L. Baer and Cheryl W. Gray
1479: Is there a commercial case for tropical timber certification? Downloads
Varangis, Panayotis N.*Crossley, Rachel*Braga, C
1478: Promoting growth in Sri Lanka: lessons from East Asia Downloads
Sadiq Ahmed and Priya Ranjan
1477: Cities without land markets: location and land use in the socialist city Downloads
Alain Bertaud and Bertrand Renaud
1476: Public spending and the poor: what we know, what we need to know Downloads
Dominique van de Walle
1475: Decentralization: the way forward for rural development? Downloads
Andrew N. Parker
1474: Are stable agreements for sharing international river waters now possible? Downloads
D. Marc Kilgour and Ariel Dinar
1473: The surge in capital inflows to developing countries: prospects and policy response Downloads
Eduardo Fernandez-Arias and Peter Montiel
1472: Fiscal and monetary contraction in Chile: a rational-expectations approach Downloads
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Luis Servén
1471: Pension reform and growth Downloads
Giancarlo Corsetti and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
1470: Pensions systems and reform: country experiences and research issues Downloads
Patricio Arrau and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
1469: The role of labor unions in fostering economic development Downloads
John Pencavel
1468: Government's role in Pakistan agriculture: major reforms are needed Downloads
Rashid Faruquee
1467: Beyond the Uruguay Round: the implications of an Asian free trade area Downloads
Jeffrey D. Lewis, Sherman Robinson and Zhi Wang
1466: Ownership and financing of infrastructure: historical perspective Downloads
Charles D. Jacobson and Joel A. Tarr
1465: Post trade liberalization policy and institutional challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
Sarath Rajapatirana
1464: How does the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) affect Central America? Downloads
Edward Leamer, Alfonso Guerra, Martin Kaufman and Boris Segura
1463: Rural nonfarm employment: a survey Downloads
Jean Lanjouw and Peter Lanjouw
1462: Stock market development and financial intermediaries: stylized facts Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine
1461: Stock market development and firm financing choices Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Vojislav Maksimovic
1460: Efficiency and equity considerations in pricing and allocating irrigation water Downloads
Yacov Tsur and Ariel Dinar
1459: Pension funds in Central Europe and Russia: their prospects and potential role in corporate governance Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Roland Michelitsch
1458: Credit policies: lessons from East Asia Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Yoon Je Cho
1457: Does decentralization increase spending on public infrastructure? Downloads
Antonio Estache and Sarbajit Sinha
1456: Equity markets, transaction costs, and capital accumulation Downloads
Valerie Bencivenga, Bruce Smith and Ross M. Starr
1455: Tentative first steps: an assessment of the Uruguay Round agreement on services Downloads
Bernard Hoekman
1454: Child labor: a review Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert and Ravi Kanbur
1453: Air pollution and mortality: results from Santiago, Chile Downloads
Bart Ostr, José Sánchez, Carlos Aranda and Gunnar Eskeland
1452: The 1985-94 global real estate cycle: its casues and consequences Downloads
Bertrand Renaud
1451: Tunisia's insurance sector Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
1450: Social safety net and the poor during the transition: the case of Bulgaria Downloads
Fareed M. A. Hassan and Peters, R. Kyle,
1449: Worker displacement during the transition: experience from Slovenia Downloads
Peter Orazem, Milan Vodopivec and Ruth Wu
1448: Environmental regulation and development: a cross-country empirical analysis Downloads
Ashoka Mody, Subhendu Roy, David Wheeler and Susmita Dasgupta
1447: Environmental inspections and emissions of the pulp and paper industry: the case of Quebec Downloads
Benoit Laplante and Paul Rilstone
1446: Review of integrated approaches to river basin, planning, development and management Downloads
Donna J. Lee and Ariel Dinar
1445: Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala Downloads
Christos Sakellariou
1444: Roads, lands, markets, and deforestation: a spatial model of land use in Belize Downloads
Kenneth M. Chomitz and David A. Gray
1443: Policy-based finance, financial regulation, and financial sector development in Japan Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Akihiko Kawaura
1442: Energy price increases in developing countries: case studies of Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, and Zimbabwe Downloads
Einar Hope and Balbir Singh
1441: The significance of credits and subsidies in Russian agricultural reform Downloads
Douglas Galbi
1440: Poverty and social transfers in Poland Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert
1439: Nontariff barriers Africa faces: what did the Uruguay Round accomplish, and what remains to be done? Downloads
Azita Amjadi and Alexander Yeats
1438: Trade reform, efficiency, and growth Downloads
Ejaz Ghani and Carl Jayarajah
1437: Travel mode substitution in Sao Paulo: estimates and implications for air pollution control Downloads
Joffre Swait and Gunnar Eskeland
1436: An empirical model of sunk costs and the decision to export Downloads
Mark Roberts and James Tybout
1435: The political economy of formal sector pay and employment in developing countries Downloads
Arup Banerji, J. Edgardo Campos and Richard H. Sabot
1434: Government credit policy and industrial performance: Japanese machine tool producers, 1963-91 Downloads
Charles Calomiris
1433: Enterprise restructuring in Eastern Europe: how much? how fast? where? - preliminary evidence from trade data Downloads
Bernard Hoekman and Gerhard Pohl
1432: Using financial futures in trading and risk management Downloads
Ignacio Mas and Saa-Requejo, Jesus
1431: The industrial pollution projection system Downloads
Hemamala Hettige, Paul Martin, Manjula Singh and David R. Wheeler
1430: Intergovernmental fiscal relations and poverty alleviation in Viet Nam Downloads
Richard Bird, Jennie I. Litvack and M. Govinda Rao
1429: The World Trade Organization's agreement on government procurement: expanding disciplines, declining membership? Downloads
Bernard Hoekman and Petros C. Mavroidis
1428: Short-term supply responde to a devaluation: a model's implications for primary commodity-exporting developing countries Downloads
Bruno Boccara and Fabien Nsengiyumva
1427: Corporate governance and equity prices: evidence from the Czech and Slovak Republics Downloads
Stijn Claessens
1426: Russian unemployment: its magnitude, characteristics, and regional dimensions Downloads
Simon Commander and Ruslan Yemtsov
1425: On the intersectoral migration of agricultural labor Downloads
Donald Larson and Yair Mundlak
1424: Terms-of-trade shocks and optimal investment: another look at the Laursen-Metzler effect Downloads
Luis Servén
1423: The role of commercial banks in enterprise restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe Downloads
Millard Long and Izabela Rutkowska
1422: Efficiency in Bulgaria's schools: a nonparametric study Downloads
Zeljko Bogetic and Sajal Chattophadyay
1421: Distribution of income and the income tax burden in Bulgaria Downloads
Zeljko Bogetic and Fareed M. A. Hassan
1420: Legislative frameworks used to fosterpetroleum development Downloads
William T. Onorato
1419: Industry structure and regulation Downloads
Stewart-Smith, Martin C.
1418: The impact of labor market regulations Downloads
Lyn Squire and Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput
1417: Uncertainty and global warming: an option - pricing approach to policy Downloads
Andrea Baranzini, Marc Chesney and Jacques Morisset
1416: Informal regulation of industrial pollution in developing countries: evidence from Indonesia Downloads
Sheoli Pargal and David Wheeler
1415: China's GDP in U.S. dollars based on purchasing power parity Downloads
Ren Ruoen and Chen Kai
1414: The World Bank and legal technical assistance: initial lessons Downloads
The World Bank Legal Department
1413: Endogenous distortions in product and labor markets Downloads
Martin Rama and Guido Tabellini
1412: Foreign technology imports and economic growth in developing countries Downloads
Xiaoming Zhang and Heng-Fu Zou
1411: Income inequality, welfare, and poverty: an illustration using Ukranian data Downloads
Nanak Kakwani
1410: Macroeconomic effects of terms-of-trade shocks: the case of oil-exporting countries Downloads
Nikola Spatafora
1409: Restructuring Uganda's debt: the commercial debt buy - back operation Downloads
Kapil Kapoor
1408: Macroeconomic management and intergovernmental relations in China Downloads
Jun Ma
1407: Pakistan's agriculture sector: is 3 to 4 percent annual growth sustainable? Downloads
Rashid Faruqee
1406: Structural breaks and long-run trends in commodity prices Downloads
Javier Leon and Raimundo Soto
1405: Growth and poverty in rural India Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Gaurav Datt
1404: The Republic of Korea's small and medium size enterprises and their support systems Downloads
Jeffrey Nugent
1403: Small and medium-size enterprise support policies in Japan Downloads
Motoshige Itoh and Shujiro Urata
1402: Indonesia's small and medium-size exporters and their support systems Downloads
Albert Berry and Brian Levy
1401: Colombia's small and medium-size exporters and their support systems Downloads
Berry, Albert*Escandon, Jose
1400: Technical and marketing support systems for successful small and medium-size enterprises in four countries Downloads
Brian Levy, Albert Berry, Motoshige Itoh, Linsu Kim, Jeffrey Nugent and Shujiro Urata
1399: How important to India's poor is the urban - rural composition of growth? Downloads
Martin Ravaillon and Gaurav Datt
1398: The cost of air pollution abatement Downloads
Raymond Hartman, David Wheeler and Manjula Singh
1397: Are private capital flows to developing countries sustainable? Downloads
Uri Dadush, Ashok Dhareshwar and Ron Johannes
1396: A typology of foreign exchange auction markets in sub-Saharan Africa: dynamic models for auction exchange rates Downloads
Janine Aron and Ibrahim Elbadawi
1395: A typology of foreign auction markets in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Janine Aron and Ibrahim Elbadawi
1394: Macroeconomic reform and growth in Africa: adjustment in Africa revisited Downloads
Lawrence Bouton, Christine Jones and Miguel Kiguel
1393: The interface of trade, investment, and competition policies: issues and challenges for Latin America Downloads
J. Luis Guasch and Sarath Rajapatirana
1392: Some economic consequences of the transition from civil war to peace Downloads
Jean-Paul Azam, David Bevan, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Jan Willem Gunning and Sanjay Pradhan
1391: Where in the world is population growth bad? Downloads
Jeff Kling and Lant Pritchett
1390: Regional integration and the Baltics: which way? Downloads
Piritta Sorsa
1389: Ruble overhang and ruble shortage: were they the same thing? Downloads
Patrick Conway
1388: Does voice matter?: for public accountability, yes Downloads
Samuel Paul
1387: Fiscal decentralization and the size of the government: an extension with evidence from cross-country data Downloads
Jaber Ehdaie
1386: EU Bananarama III Downloads
Brent Borrell
1385: Fiscal federalism: dimensions of tax reform in developing countries Downloads
Robin Boadway, Sandra Roberts and Anwar Shah
1384: Fiscal decentralization and intergovernmental finances in the Republic of Albania Downloads
David Sewell and Christine Wallich
1383: Rural demand for drought insurance Downloads
Madhur Gautam, Peter Hazell and Harold Alderman
1382: Saving, investment, and growth in developing countries: an overview Downloads
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel, Luis Servén and Andres Solimano
1381: Welfare economics, political economy, and policy reform in Ghana Downloads
Ravi Kanbur
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