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1052: A reappraisal of how oral rehydration therapy affected mortality in Egypt Downloads
Hoda Rashad
1051: The legal framework for private sector activity in the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray
1050: Marginal income tax rates and economic growth in developing countries Downloads
William Easterly and Sergio Rebelo
1049: Money demand and seignorage - maximizing inflation Downloads
William Easterly, Paolo Mauro and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
1048: Targets and indicators in World Bank population projects Downloads
George Baldwin
1047: Cote d'Ivoire: private sector dynamics and constraints Downloads
Enrique Rueda-Sabater and Andrew Stone
1046: World Bank project-financed research on population, health, and nutrition Downloads
J. Price Gittinger and Carol Bradford
1045: Social gains from female education: a cross-national study Downloads
Kalanidhi Subbarao and Laura Raney
1044: Hospital cost functions for developing countries Downloads
Adam Wagstaff and Howard Barnum
1043: Deriving developing country repayment capacity from the market prices of sovereign debt Downloads
George Pennacchi
1042: Family planning success in two cities in Zaire Downloads
Jane T. Bertrand and Judith E. Brown
1041: Family planning success stories in Bangladesh and India Downloads
Moni Nag
1040: Lessons of trade liberalization in Latin America for economies in transition Downloads
Jaime de Melo and Sumana Dhar
1039: Education, externalities, fertility, and economic growth Downloads
Martin Weale
1038: Determinants of expatriate workers'remittances in North Africa and Europe Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi and Robert de Rezende Rocha
1037: Vocational secondary schooling, occupational choice, and earnings in Brazil Downloads
Ana-Maria Arriagada and Adrian Ziderman
1036: Output decline in Hungary and Poland in 1990-91: structural change and aggregate shocks Downloads
Simon Commander and Fabrizio Coricelli
1035: How import protection affects the Philippines'motor vehicle industry Downloads
Wendy Takacs
1034: Revising financial sector policy in transitional socialist economies: will universal banks prove viable? Downloads
David H. Scott
1033: Latin America and the Caribbean region (and Northern America) population projections: 1992-93 edition Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Ann Levin
1032: East Asia and Pacific region South Asia region population projections 1992-93 edition Downloads
Eduard Bos, My T. Vu and Ann Levin
1031: Measuring the possibilities of interfuel substitution Downloads
Robert Bacon
1030: Measuring the effects of urban transportation policies on the environment: a survey of models Downloads
Alan Krupnick
1029: Controlling tropical deforestation: an analysis of alternative policies Downloads
Robert Deacon
1028: Socioeconomic and ethnic determinants of grade repetition in Bolivia and Guatemala Downloads
Harry Patrinos and George Psacharopoulos
1027: Lessons from bank privatization in Mexico Downloads
Guillermo Barnes
1026: Financial liberation and adjustment in Chile and New Zealand Downloads
Paul McNelis and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
1025: Openness and economic performance in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from time-series cross-country analysis Downloads
Kazi M. Matin
1024: An exact approach for evaluating the benefits from technological change Downloads
Will Martin and Julian Alston
1023: Tariff index theory Downloads
James Anderson
1022: A new approach to evaluating trade policy Downloads
James Anderson and J. Peter Neary
1021: Measuring welfare changes from commodity price stabilization in small open economies Downloads
Jonathan R. Coleman and Chris Jones
1020: Another look at population and global warming Downloads
Nancy Birdsall
1019: How effective are directed credit policies in the United States? A literature survey Downloads
Anita M. Schwarz
1018: Tariff andtax reform: do World Bank recommendations integrate revenue and protection objectives? Downloads
Anand Rajaram
1017: Rural poverty, migration, and the environment in developing countries: three case studies Downloads
Richard E. Bilsborrow
1016: Europe and Central Asia region Middle East and North Africa region population projects: 1992-93 edition Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Ann Levin
1015: Benefit incidence analysis in developing countries Downloads
Thomas Selden and Michael J. Wasylenko
1014: Ethnicity, education, and earnings in Bolivia and Guatemala Downloads
George Psacharopoulos
1013: The impact of Mexico's retraining program on employment and wages Downloads
Michelle Riboud, Hong Tan and Ana Revenga
1012: The Brady Plan, the 1989 Mexican debt reduction agreement, and bank stock returns in the United States and Japan Downloads
Haluk Unal, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Kwok-Wai Leung
1011: How tax incentives affect decisions to invest in developing countries Downloads
Boadway, Robin*Shah, Anwar
1010: Competition and efficiency in Hungarian banking Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Craig Neal
1009: Labor and women's nutrition: a study of energy expenditure, fertility, and nutritional status in Ghana Downloads
Paul A Higgins, Harold Alderman and Dec
1008: Do the poor insure? A synthesis of the literature on risk and consumption in developing countries Downloads
Harold Alderman, Christina Paxson and Dec
1007: Global estimates and projections of mortality by cause, 1970-2015 Downloads
Rodolfo A. Bulatao and Patience W. Stephens
1006: Preparing multiyear railway investment plans: a market-oriented approach Downloads
Jorge M. Rebelo
1005: An approach to the economic analysis of water supply projects Downloads
Laszlo Lovei
1004: Family planning programs in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Regina McNamara, Therese McGinn, Donald Lauro and John Ross
1003: Rent-sharing in the multi-fibre arrangement: evidence from U.S. - Hong Kong trade in apparel Downloads
Kala Krishna and Ling Hui Tan
1002: World fossil fuel subsidies and global carbon emissions Downloads
Bjorn Larsen, Anwar Shah and Dec
1001: World Bank adjustment lending and economic performance in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s: a comparison of early adjusters, late adjusters, and nonadjusters Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi
1000: World Bank adjustment lending and economic performance in sub-Saharan Africa in the 1980s: a comparison with other low income countries Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi, Dhaneshwar Ghura and Gilbert Uwujaren
999: Stopping three big inflations (Argentina, Brazil, and Peru) Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
998: What determines demand for freight transport? Downloads
Bennathan, Esra*Fraser, Julie*Thompson, Louis S.
997: How financial liberalization in Indonesia affected firms'capital structure and investment decisions Downloads
John R. Harris, Fabio Schiantarelli and Miranda G. Siregar
996: Strategic management of population programs Downloads
Michael H. Bernhart
995: Recent experience with commercial bank debt reduction Downloads
Ishac Diwan
994: Textiles and apparel in NAFTA: a case of constrained liberalization Downloads
Geoffrey Bannister and Patrick Low
993: An economic analysis of capital flight from Nigeria Downloads
S. Ibi Ajayi
992: Regional integration in sub-Saharan Africa: experience and prospects Downloads
Faezeh Foroutan
991: Environmental costs of natural resource commodities: magnitude and incidence Downloads
Margaret Slade
990: Protection and industrial structure in India Downloads
M. Ataman Aksoy and Francois M. Ettori
989: The Indian trade regime Downloads
M. Ataman Aksoy
988: Economic valuation and the natural world Downloads
David Pearce
987: How the epidemiological transition affects health policy isues in three Latin American countries Downloads
Jose Luis Bobadilla and Cristina de A. Possas
986: The administration of road user taxes in developing countries Downloads
Roy Bahl
985: Regional integration, old and new Downloads
Jaime de Melo, Claudio Montenegro and Arvind Panagariya
984: Barriers to portfolio investments in emerging stock markets Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Harry Huizinga
983: Legal reform for Hungary's private sector Downloads
Gray, Cheryl W.*Hanson, Rebecca J.*Heller, Micha
982: Microeconomics of transformation in Poland: a survey of state enterprise responses Downloads
Brian Pinto, Marek Belka and Stefan Krajewski
981: After socialism and dirigisme: which way? Downloads
Andres Solimano
980: The environment: a new challenge to GATT Downloads
Piritta Sorsa
979: Economic growth and the environment Downloads
Dennis Anderson
978: How restricting carbon dioxide and methane emissions would affect the Indian economy Downloads
Charles R. Blitzer, R.S. Eckaus, Supriya Lahiri and Alexander Meeraus
977: Income security for old age: conceptual background and major issues Downloads
Estelle James
976: Strategic management of family planning programs Downloads
Cynthia P. Green
975: Techniques for improving client relations in family planning programs Downloads
Simmons, George B.*Koerber, Sara*Simmons, Ruth
974: How minilateral trading agreements may affect the post-Uruguay Round world Downloads
C.A. Primo Braga and Alexander Yeats
973: How changes in the former CMEA area may affect international trade in manufactures Downloads
Refik Erzan, Christopher Holmes and Raed Safadi
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
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