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972: Commercial energy efficiency and the environment Downloads
Robin W. Bates and Edwin A. Moore
971: The effects of democratic determination of wages: theory and evidence from self-managed firms Downloads
Milan Vodopivec
970: Political models of macroeconomic policy and fiscal reform Downloads
Alberto Alesina
969: Imports, exports, and industrial performance in India, 1970-88 Downloads
M. Ataman Aksoy and Helena Tang
968: Biomass Downloads
David O. Hall
967: Transition problems in economic reform: agriculture in the Mexico - U.S. free trade agreement Downloads
Santiago Levy and Sweder van Wijnbergen
966: Trade and the environment: a survey of the literature Downloads
Judith Dean
965: Coping with the disappointingrates of return on development projects that affect the environment Downloads
William Ascher
964: Toxic releases by manufacturing: world patterns and trade policies Downloads
Robert Lucas
963: Growth and welfare losses from carbon emissions restrictions: a general equilibrium analysis for Egypt Downloads
Charles R. Blitzer, R.S. Eckaus, Supriya Lahiri and Alexander Meeraus
962: Do markets underprice natural - resource commodities? Downloads
Margaret Slade
961: Economic development and the environment: conflict of complementarity? Downloads
Wilfred Beckerman
960: Agricultural pricing and environmental degradation Downloads
Edward Barbier and Joanne Burgess
959: Waterborne diseases in Peru Downloads
Sheila Webb
958: EC Bananarama 1992: the sequel - the EC Commission proposal Downloads
Brent Borrell and Maw-Cheng Yang
957: Carbon taxes, the greenhouse effect, and developing countries Downloads
Anwar Shah and Bjorn Larsen
956: Regression estimates of per capital gross domestic product based on purchasing power parities Downloads
Sultan Ahmad
955: OECD fiscal policies and the relative prices of primary commodities Downloads
George Alogoskoufis and Panos Varangis
954: How OECD policies affected Latin America in the 1980s Downloads
Chris Allen, David Currie, T. G. Srinivasan and David Vines
953: The pedigree of IEC conversion factors for per capita GNP computations for the World Bank's operational outlines and atlas Downloads
Michael Hee
952: Unit costs, cost - effectiveness, and financing of nutrition interventions Downloads
Susan Horton
951: Piecemeal trade reform in partially liberalized economies: an evaluation for Turkey Downloads
Glenn Harrison, Thomas Rutherford and David Tarr
950: Service: the new focus in international manufacturing and trade Downloads
Hans Juergen Peters
949: The impact of formal finance on the rural economy of India Downloads
Hans Binswanger-Mkhize and Shahidur Khandker
948: Factors affecting private financial flows to Eastern Europe, 1989-91 Downloads
Mohua Mukherjee
947: Strategies for creating transitional jobs during structural adjustment Downloads
Stephen L. Mangum, Garth L. Mangum and Janine Bowen
946: Retraining displaced workers: what can developing countries learn from OECD nations? Downloads
Duane E. Leigh
945: Managing the civil service: what LDCs can learn from developed country reforms Downloads
Barbara Nunberg
944: How public sector pay and employment affect labor markets: research issues Downloads
Gail Stevenson
943: Burden-sharing among official and private creditors Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Eduardo Fernandez-Arias
942: Los Angeles, Mexico City, Cubatao, and Ankara - Efficient environmental regulation: case studies of urban air pollution Downloads
Arik Levinson and Sudhir Shetty
941: Projecting the demographic impact of AIDS Downloads
Rodolfo Bulatao and Eduard Bos
940: Private sector approaches to effective family planning Downloads
Karen G. Foreit
939: How macroeconomic policies affect project performance in the social sectors Downloads
Daniel Kaufman and Yan Wang
938: Health, government, and the poor: the case for the private sector Downloads
Nancy Birdsall and Estelle James
937: How soft is the budget constraint for Yugoslav firms? Downloads
Evan Kraft and Milan Vodopivec
936: Taxation, information asymmetries, and a firm's financing choices Downloads
Andrew Lyon
935: The precautionary demand for commodity stocks Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
934: Public hospital costs and quality in the Dominican Republic Downloads
Maureen Lewis, Margaret B. Sulvetta and Gerard M. LaForgia
933: Developing country capital structures and emerging stock markets Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
932: Interest rates, official lending, and the debt crisis: a reassessment Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Enrica Detragiache
931: How much to commit to an exchange rate rule: balancing credibility and flexibility Downloads
Alex Cukierman, Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
930: Participatory development: myths and dilemmas Downloads
Robert Picciotto
929: Managing pollution control in Brazil: the potential use of taxes and fines by federal and state governments Downloads
Antonio Estache and Kangbin Zheng
928: Pesticide externalities, comparative advantage, and commodity trade: cotton in Andhra Pradesh, India Downloads
Nalin M. Kishor
927: General equilibrium effects of investment incentives in Mexico Downloads
Andrew Feltenstein and Anwar Shah
926: Options for reshaping the railway Downloads
Neil E. Moyer and Louis S. Thompson
925: A general equilibrium based social policy model for Cote d'Ivoire Downloads
Ngee Choon Chia, Sadek Wahba and John Whalley
924: How reduced demand for children and access to family planning accelerated the fertility decline in Colombia Downloads
Rafael Rofman
923: Listening to firms: how to use firm-level surveys to assess constraints on private sector development Downloads
Andrew H.W. Stone
922: Central America at a crossroads Downloads
Sylvia Saborio and Constantine Michalopoulos
921: Road infrastructure and economic development: some diagnostic indicators Downloads
Cesar Queiroz and Surhid Gautam
920: Economic incentives and point source emissions: choice of modeling platform Downloads
Raymond Kopp
919: Fiscal and quasi - fiscal deficits, nominal and real: measurement and policy issues Downloads
Roberto de Rezende Rocha and Fernando Saldanha
918: Tax evasion and tax reform in a low income economy: general equilibrium estimates for Madagascar Downloads
Jaime de Melo, David Roland-Holst and Mona Haddad
917: Creditor country regulations and commercial bank lending to developing countries Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt
916: Measuring the risk of default in six highly indebted countries Downloads
Marc Chesney and Jacques Morisset
915: Trade policy and exchange rate issues in the former Soviet Union Downloads
W. Max Corden
914: Health personnel development in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Patrick J. Vaughan
913: The women's development program in Rajasthan: a case study in group formation for women's development Downloads
Maitreyi Das
912: Understanding the investment cycle in adjustment programs: evidence from reforming economies Downloads
Andres Solimano
911: Does exchange rate volatility hinder export growth? Additional evidence Downloads
Ying Qian and Panos Varangis
910: Policy issues in financial regulation Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
909: Parallel markets, the foreign exchange auction, and exchange rate unification in Zambia Downloads
Janine Aron and Ibrahim A. Elbadawi
908: Tax incentives, market power,and corporate investment: a rational expectations model applied to Pakistani and Turkish industries Downloads
Dagmar Rajagopal and Anwar Shah
907: Institutional reform in emerging securities markets Downloads
Robert Pardy
906: Bulgaria's evolving legal framework for private sector development Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray and Peter Ianachkov
905: Investing in all the people Downloads
Lawrence Summers
904: Economic growth and environmental quality: time series and cross-country evidence Downloads
Nemat Shafik and Sushenjit Bandyopadhyay
903: The economic effects of minimum import prices: with an application to Uruguay Downloads
Federico Changanaqui and Patrick Messerlin
902: Public sector"debt distress"in Argentina, 1988-89 Downloads
Paul Beckerman
901: Opening the capital account: a survey of issues and results Downloads
James A. Hanson
900: The relationship between German banks and large German firms Downloads
Christian Harm
899: The financing of small firms in Germany Downloads
Christian Harm
898: Reforming finance in transitional socialist economies: avoiding the path from shell money to shell games Downloads
Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
897: Unemployment insurance for developing countries Downloads
Daniel Hamermesh
896: Achievement evaluation of Colombia's Escuela Nueva: is multigrade the answer? Downloads
George Psacharopoulos, Carlos Rojas and Eduardo Velez
895: How can debt swaps be used for development? Downloads
Mohua Mukherjee
894: Social indicators and productivity convergence in developing countries Downloads
Gregory Ingram
893: The evolving legal framework for private sector activity in Slovenia Downloads
Gray, Cheryl W.*Stiblar, Franjo D.
892: Evaluating the asset based minimum tax on corporations: an option pricing approach Downloads
Estache, Antonio* van Wijnbergen, Sweder
891: Public institutions and private transactions: the legal and regulatory environment for business private transactions in Brazil and Chile Downloads
Andrew Stone, Brian Levy and Ricardo Paredes
890: Population, health, and nutrition: fiscal 1991 sector review Downloads
Denise Vaillancourt, Janet Nassim and Stacye Brown
889: On-the-job improvements in teacher competence: policy options and their effects on teaching and learning in Thailand Downloads
Stephen W. Raudenbush, Suwanna Eamsukkawat, Ikechuku Di-Ibor, Mohamed Kamali and Wimol Taoklam
888: Transformation of agriculture in central Eastern Europe and the former USSR: major policy issues and perspectives Downloads
Csaba Csaki
887: Power sharing and pollution control: coordinating policies among levels of government Downloads
William Jack
886: Factors that affect short-term commercial bank lending to developing countries Downloads
Sudarshan Gooptu and Maria Martinez Peria
885: The impact of EC-92 on developing countries'trade: a dissenting view Downloads
Andrew Hughes Hallett
884: Intercommodity price transmittal: analysis offood markets in Ghana Downloads
Harold Alderman
883: Malaria: the impact of treated bed nets on childhood mortality in the Gambia Downloads
Pedro L. Alonso, Allan G. Hill, Patricia H. David, Greg Fegan, Joanna R.M. Armstrong, Andreas Francisco, K. Cham and Brian M. Greenwood
882: Issues in reforming financial systems in Eastern Europe: the case of Bulgaria Downloads
Alfredo Eduardo Thorne
881: Dual and multiple exchange rate systems in developing countries: some empirical evidence Downloads
Nita Ghei and Miguel A. Kiguel
880: Exchange rate policy, the real exchange rate, and inflation: lessons from Latin America Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel
879: Comprehensive water resources management: a concept paper Downloads
Peter Rogers
878: Adjustment and private investment in Kenya Downloads
Kazi M. Matin and Bernard Wasow
877: Assessing gains in efficient production among China's industrial enterprises Downloads
Gary Jefferson and Wenyi Xu
876: Old debts and new beginnings: a policy choice in transitional socialist economies Downloads
Ross Levine and David Scott
875: Rural finance in developing countries Downloads
Jacob Yaron
874: The trade restrictiveness index: an application to Mexican agriculture Downloads
James Anderson and Geoffrey Bannister
873: Measure and interpretation of effective protection in the presence of high capital costs: evidence from India Downloads
Francois M. Ettori
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