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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
872: Romania's evolving legal framework for private sector development Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray, Rebecca J. Hanson and Peter G. Ianachkov
871: The distribution of the benefits from social services in Indonesia, 1978-87 Downloads
Dominique van de Walle
870: Economic shocks and the global environment Downloads
F. Desmond McCarthy and Ashok Dhareshwar
869: Financing local government in Hungary Downloads
Richard Bird and Christine Wallich
868: Mortality reductions from measles and tetanus immunization: a review of the evidence Downloads
Michael Koenig
867: The rationale and performance of personal pension plans in Chile Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Augusto Iglesias
866: Regulatory and institutional impacts of securities market computerization Downloads
Robert Pardy
865: Food security and health security: explaining the levels of nutrition in Pakistan Downloads
Harold Alderman and Marito Garcia
864: Privatization of natural monopoly public enterprises: the regulation issue Downloads
Ralph Bradburd
863: Intergovernmental fiscal relations in China Downloads
Roy Bahl and Christine Wallich
862: Higher education in Egypt Downloads
Alan Richards
861: Private saving in Mexico, 1980-90 Downloads
Daniel Oks
860: The restrictiveness of the multi-fibre arrangement on Eastern European trade Downloads
Refik Erzan and Christopher Holmes
859: Macroeconomic management and the black market for foreign exchange in Sudan Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi
858: Contractual savings and emerging securities markets Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
857: The life insurance industry in the United States: an analysis of economic and regulatory issues Downloads
Kenneth M. Wright
856: Latin American women's earnings and participation in the labor force Downloads
George Psacharopoulos and Zafiris Tzannatos
855: Sovereign debt: a primer Downloads
Jonathan Eaton
854: Is there a case for an optimal export tax on perennial crops? Downloads
Takamasa Akiyama
853: Policy uncertainty, information asymmetries, and financial intermediation Downloads
Gerard Caprio
852: How health insurance affects the delivery of health care in developing countries Downloads
Joseph Kutzin and Howard Barnum
851: Sources of World Bank estimates of current mortality rates Downloads
Eduard Bos, My T. Vu and Patience W. Stephens
850: Fiscal adjustment and the real exchange rate: the case of Bangladesh Downloads
Kazi M. Matin
849: Financial structures and economic development Downloads
Ross Levine
848: How EC 1992 and reforms of the common agricultural policy would affect developing countries'grain trade Downloads
Merlinda D. Ingco and Donald Mitchell
847: Coping with the legacies of subsidized mortgage credit in Hungary Downloads
Silvia B. Sagari and Loic Chiquier
846: Incorporating cost and cost - effectiveness into the development of safe motherhood programs Downloads
Larry Forgy, Diana M. Measham and Anne G. Tinker
845: Inflation stabilization in Turkey: an application of the RMSM-X model Downloads
Luc Everaert
844: Heterogeneity, distribution, and cooperation in common property resource management Downloads
Ravi Kanbur
843: How financial markets affect long run growth: a cross country study Downloads
Ejaz Ghani
842: Capital flows to South Asian and ASEAN countries: trends, determinants, and policy implications Downloads
Ishrat Husain and Kwang W. Jun
841: How access to contraception affects fertility and contraceptive use in Tunisia Downloads
Susan Cochrane and David K. Guilkey
840: Public sector debt, fiscal deficits, and economic adjustment: a comparative study of six EMENA countries Downloads
Alfredo E. Thorne and Azita Dastgheib
839: Regional integration under VERs: when trade diversion is unambiguously beneficial Downloads
David Tarr
838: Measuring trade policy intervention: a cross-country index of relative price dispersion Downloads
Brian J. Aitken
837: Manpower planning in a market economy with labor market signals Downloads
Arvil Van Adams, John Middleton and Adrian Ziderman
836: Sources of income inequality in rural Pakistan: a decomposition analysis Downloads
Richard Adams and Harold Alderman
835: Commodity stabilization funds Downloads
Patricio Arrau and Stijn Claessens
834: Scenarios for growth in the 1990s Downloads
Shahrokh Fardoust and Jian-Ping Zhou
833: Stabilization and growth recovery in Mexico: lessons and dilemmas Downloads
Daniel Oks
832: Sustainability and the economics of assuring assets for future generations Downloads
Richard B. Norgaard
831: Real overvaluation, terms of trade shocks, and the cost to agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi
830: Fixed parity of the exchange rate and economic performance in the CFA zone: a comparative study Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi and Nader Majd
829: Regulation of securities markets: some recent trends and their implications for emerging markets Downloads
Terry M. Chuppe and Michael Atkin
828: How the macroeconomic environment affects human resource development Downloads
Robert Goldfarb
827: Free trade agreements with the United States: what's in it for Latin America? Downloads
Refik Erzan and Alexander Yeats
826: Do workers in the informal sector benefit from cuts in the minimum wage? Downloads
Ariel Fiszbein
825: The empty opportunity: local control of secondary schools and student achievement in the Philippines Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed and Qinghua Zhao
824: Back of the envelope estimates of environmental damage costs in Mexico Downloads
Sergio Margulis
823: How private enterprise organized agricultural markets in Kenya Downloads
Steven M. Jaffee
822: Paternalism and the alleviation of poverty Downloads
Nancy Jesurun-Clements
821: Wages and unemployment in Poland: recent developments and policy issues Downloads
Fabrizio Coricelli and Ana Revenga
820: Taxation in decentralizing socialist economies: the case of China Downloads
Christopher Heady and Pradeep K. Mitra
819: Financial indicators and growth in a cross section of countries Downloads
Robert King and Ross Levine
818: Do rules control power? GATT articles and arrangements in the Uruguay Round Downloads
Joseph Finger and Sumana Dhar
817: How does Brady-type commercial debt restructuring work? Downloads
Mohua Mukherjee
816: Economic consequences of German reunification: 12 months after the big bang Downloads
Gerhard Pohl
815: Governance and economy: a review Downloads
D. Brautigam
814: Finance, growth, and public policy Downloads
Gertler, M.*Rose,Thomas A.
813: Price stabilization for raw jute in Bangladesh Downloads
Takamasa Akiyama and Panos Varangis
812: Alternative forms of external finance: a survey Downloads
Stijn Claessens
811: Comparative resource allocations to human resource development in Asia, Europe, and Latin America Downloads
P. T. Knight and S. S. Wasty
810: Poverty and income distribution during adjustment: issues and evidence from the OECD project Downloads
François Bourguignon, Jaime de Melo and Christian Morrisson
809: Openness and growth: a time series, cross-country analysis for developing countries Downloads
Ann Harrison
808: The new trade protection: price effects of antidumping and countervailing measures in the United States Downloads
Ann Harrison
807: Moderate inflation Downloads
Rüdiger Dornbusch
806: Measuring commercial bank efficiency: use and misuse of bank operating ratios Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
805: Privatization in the Soviet Union: the beginnings of a transition Downloads
Sergei Shatalov
804: Global trends in raw materials consumption Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
803: Financial regulation: changing the rules of the game Downloads
Millard Long and Dimitri Vittas
802: Strengthening the Bank's population work in the nineties Downloads
Steven W. Sinding
801: Unraveling the mysteries of China's foreign trade regime: a view from Jiangsu Province Downloads
Arvind Panagariya
800: The legal framework for private sector development in a transitional economy: the case of Poland Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray, Rebecca J. Hanson, Michael A. Heller, Peter Ianachkov, Daniel T. Ostas and Youssef Djehane
799: Growth in open economies Downloads
Sergio Rebelo
798: Agriculture's decline in Indonesia: supply or demand determined Downloads
Will Martin and Peter Warr
797: Using field visits to improve the quality of family planning, health, and nutrition programs: a supervisor's manual Downloads
Richard Heaver
796: Excess liquidity and monetary overhangs Downloads
Gerard Caprio and Patrick Honohan
795: Economic stagnation, fixed factors, and policy thresholds Downloads
William Easterly
794: How do national policies affect long-run growth?: a research agenda Downloads
Easterly, William*King, Robert*Levine, Ross*Rebe
793: Decollectivization and the agricultural transition in Eastern and Central Europe Downloads
Karen M. Brooks
792: Reducing labor redundancy in state owned enterprises Downloads
Jan Svejnar and Katherine Terrell
791: Measuring real exchange rate instability in developing countries: empirical evidence and implications Downloads
Lant Pritchett
790: Reforming and privatizing Hungary's road haulage Downloads
Esra Bennathan, Jeffrey Gutman and Louis Thompson
789: Intrahousehold inequality and the theory of targeting Downloads
Haddad, Lawrence*Kanbur, Ravi
788: How expectations affect reform dynamics in developing countries Downloads
Francesco Daveri
787: Private investment under macroeconomic adjustment in Morocco Downloads
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Tobias Muller
786: Fiscal policyfor managing Indonesia's environment Downloads
Sadiq Ahmed
785: How did the Asian countries avoid the debt crisis? Downloads
Ishrat Husain
784: Chemicals from Poland: a tempest in a teacup Downloads
Andrzej Olechowski
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