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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
783: The origins and evolution of antidumping regulation Downloads
Joseph Finger
782: The economic effects of widespread application of antidumping duties to import pricing Downloads
Patrick Conway and Sumana Dhar
781: The Korean consumer electronics industry: reaction to antidumping actions Downloads
Taeho Bark
780: Optimal user charges and cost recovery for roads in developing countries Downloads
Ian G. Heggie and Vincy Fon
779: Special programme of research, development and research training in human reproduction Downloads
Janet Nassim
778: A dynamic bargaining model of sovereign debt Downloads
Eduardo Fernandez-Arias
777: Do the benefits of fixed exchange rates outweigh their costs? The Franc Zone in Africa Downloads
Shantayanan Devarajan and Dani Rodrik
776: Enforcement of Canadian"unfair"trade laws: the case for competition policies as an antidote for protection Downloads
Mark A. Dutz
775: The macroeconomics of public sector deficits: a synthesis Downloads
William Easterly and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
774: Agricultural pricing systems and transportation policy in Africa Downloads
M. Gersovitz
773: Are Ghana's roads paying their way? Assessing road use cost and user charges in Ghana Downloads
Reuben Gronau
772: Macroeconomic adjustment to oil shocks and fiscal reform: simulations for Zimbabwe, 1988-1995 Downloads
Ibrahim Elbadawi and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
771: Macroeconomic structure and policy in Zimbabwe, analysis and empirical model: 1965-1988 Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
770: Privatization in Eastern and Central Europe: objectives, constraints, and models of divestiture Downloads
Farid Dhanji and Branko Milanovic
769: Entry-exit, learning, and productivity change: evidence from Chile Downloads
Lili Liu
768: Going to market: privatization in Central and Eastern Market Europe Downloads
Manuel Hinds and Gerhard Pohl
767: Framework for macroeconomic analysis applied to Kenya Downloads
Colin A. Bruce and David Ndii
766: Economic crisis, structural adjustment, and health in Africa Downloads
Diop, Francois*Hill, Kenneth*Sirageldin, Ismail
765: Withholding taxes and international bank credit terms Downloads
Harry Huizinga
764: African financing needs in the 1990s Downloads
Jorge Culagovski, Victor Gabor, Maria Cristina Germany and Charles P. Humphreys
763: A valuation formula for LDC debt Downloads
Daniel Cohen
762: Debt, debt relief, and growth: a bargaining approach Downloads
Cohen, Daniel*Verdier, Thierry
761: Uncertainty and the discrepancy between rate of return estimates at project appraisal and project completion Downloads
Gerhard Pohl and Dubravko Mihaljek
760: How conflicting definitions of"manufactures"distort output and trade statistics Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
759: The Profamilia Family Planning Program, Colombia: an economic perspective Downloads
Jesus Amadeo, Dov Chernichovsky and Gabriel Ojeda
758: Is there excess co-movement of primary commodity prices? A co-integration test Downloads
Theodosios Palaskas and Panos N. Varangis
757: Managing the transition: enhancing the efficiency of Eastern European governments Downloads
Eric Rice
756: Taxes versus quotas: the case of cocoa exports Downloads
Arvind Panagariya and Maurice Schiff
755: Hedging crude oil imports in developing countries Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Panos Varangis
754: Estimating returns to scale with large imperfect panels Downloads
James Tybout and M. Daniel Westbrook
753: The CMEA system of trade and payments: the legacy and the aftermath of its termination Downloads
Martin Schrenk
752: Inflation and stabilization in Yugoslavia Downloads
Roberto de Rezende Rocha
751: A consumption-based direct tax for countries in transition from socialism Downloads
McLure, Charles E.,
750: Reforming and privatizing Poland's road freight industry Downloads
Esra Bennathan, Jeffrey Gutman and Louis Thompson
749: Hedging commodity price risks in Papua New Guinea Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Jonathan Coleman
748: European trade patterns after the transition Downloads
Oleh Havrylyshyn and Lant Pritchett
747: Credit policies in Japan and Korea: a review of the literature Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Bo Wang
746: The impact of regulation on financial intermediation Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
745: The meaning of"unfair"in US import policy Downloads
Joseph Finger
744: Stainless steel in Sweden: antidumping attacks, good international citizenship Downloads
Gunnar Fors
743: Antidumping enforcement in the European Community Downloads
Angelika Eymann and Ludger Schuknecht
742: The cost of the district hospital: a case study from Malawi Downloads
A.J. Mills
741: When does rent-seeking augment the benefits of price and trade reform on rationed commodities?: estimates for automobiles and color televisions in Poland Downloads
David Tarr
740: The onchocerciasis control program in West Africa: a long-term commitment to success Downloads
Bernard H. Liese, John Wilson, Bruce Benton and Douglas Marr
739: Managing financial risks in Papua New Guinea: an optimal external debt portfolio Downloads
Jonathan R. Coleman and Ying Qian
738: Tax competition and tax coordination: when countries differ in size Downloads
Ravi Kanbur and Michael Keen
737: External shocks, adjustment policies, and investment: illustrations from a forward-looking CGE model of the Philippines Downloads
Delfin Go
736: Wages and employment in the transition to a market economy Downloads
Fabrizio Coricelli
735: Traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: its importance and potential policy options Downloads
Jocelyn DeJong
734: Curricular content, educational expansion, and economic growth Downloads
Aaron Benavot
733: The consulting profession in developing countries: a strategy for development Downloads
Syed S. Kirmani and Warren C. Baum
732: Stabilization programs in Eastern Europe: a comparative analysis of the Polish and Yugoslav programs of 1990 Downloads
Fabrizio Coricelli and Roberto de Rezende Rocha
731: Efficiency wage theory, labormarkets, and adjustment Downloads
Luis Riveros and Lawrence Bouton
730: Wage and employment policies in Czechoslovakia Downloads
Luis Riveros
729: Is export diversification the best way to achieve export growth and stability? A look at three African countries Downloads
Ridwan Ali, Jeffrey Alwang and Paul B. Siegel
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