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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
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
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