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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
728: Does better access to contraceptives increase their use? Key policy and methodological issues Downloads
Susan H. Cochrane and Laura Gibney
727: The effects of debt subsidies on corporate investment behavior Downloads
Mansoor Dailami and E. Han Kim
726: Perspectives on the design of intergovernmental fiscal relations Downloads
Anwar Shah
725: How structure of production determines the demand for human capital Downloads
Indermit S. Gill and Shahidur Khandker
724: Fiscal issues in adjustment: an introduction Downloads
Riccardo Faini and Jaime de Melo
723: Improving women's and children's nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: an issues paper Downloads
Olayinka Abosede and Judith S. McGuire
722: Is rice becoming an inferior good? Food demand in the Philippines Downloads
Merlinda D. Ingco
721: The demand for money in developing countries: assessing the role of financial innovation Downloads
Patricio Arrau, Jose De Gregorio, Carmen Reinhart and Peter Wickham
720: The outlook for commercial bank lending to sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Francis Nyirjesy
719: How trade and economic policies affect agriculture: a framework for analysis applied to Tanzania and Malawi Downloads
Ramon Lopez, Ridwan Ali and Bjorn Larsen
718: Impact of investment policies on German direct investment in developing countries: an empirical investigation Downloads
Andrea Gubitz
717: Does financial liberalization really improve private investment in developing countries? Downloads
Jacques Morisset
716: Financing training: issues and options Downloads
Christopher Dougherty and Jee-Peng Tan
715: Promoting girls'and women's education: lessons from the past Downloads
Rosemary Bellew and Elizabeth King
714: Women in forestry in India Downloads
Ravinder Kaur
713: The determination of wages in socialist economies: some microfoundations Downloads
Simon Commander and Karsten Staehr
712: Foreign direct investment in developing countries: patterns, policies, and prospects Downloads
Thomas L. Brewer
711: Financial reform in socialist economies in transition Downloads
Millard Long and Silvia B. Sagari
710: Urban property tax reform: guidelines and recommendations Downloads
William Dillinger
709: An empirical macroeconomic model for policy design: the case of Chile Downloads
Luis Servén and Andres Solimano
708: Nongovernmental organizations and health delivery in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Jocelyn DeJong
707: Population, health, and nutrition: fiscal 1990 sector review Downloads
706: Successful nutrition programs in Africa: what makes them work? Downloads
Eileen Kennedy
705: What causes differences in achievement in Zimbabwe's secondary schools? Downloads
Levi Martin Nyagura and Abby Rubin Riddell
704: Costs and finance of higher education in Pakistan Downloads
Rosemary Bellew and Joseph DeStefano
703: The political economy of fiscal policy and inflation in developing countries: an empirical analysis Downloads
Sebastian Edwards and Guido Tabellini
702: Should price reform proceed gradually or in a"big bang?" Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen
701: Education and adjustment: a review of the literature Downloads
Andrew Noss
700: Trade liberalization and the transition to a market economy Downloads
Oleh Havrylyshyn and David Tarr
699: Regulation and deregulation in industrial countries: some lessons for LDCs Downloads
Ralph Bradburd and David R. Ross
698: Tax policy options to promote private capital formation in Pakistan Downloads
Andrew Feltenstein and Anwar Shah
697: Volatility reversal from interest rates to the real exchange rate: financial liberalization in Chile, 1975-82 Downloads
Paul McNelis and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
696: Macroeconomics of public sector deficits: the case of Chile Downloads
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Jorge Marshall
695: Long term prospects in Eastern Europe: the role of external finance in an era of change Downloads
Ishac Diwan and Fernando Saldanha
694: Labor markets in an era of adjustment: an overview Downloads
Susan Horton, Ravi Kanbur and Dipak Mazumdar
693: Report on adjustment lending II: lessons forEastern Europe Downloads
Vittorio Corbo
692: Health financing in the poor countries: cost recovery or cost reduction? Downloads
Joseph Brunet-Jailly
691: Can debt-reduction policies restore investment and economic growth in highly indebted countries? A macroeconomic framework applied to Argentina Downloads
Jacques Morisset
690: The terms-of-trade effects from the elimination of state trading in Soviet - Hungarian trade Downloads
Gabor Oblath and David Tarr
689: Do tax policies stimulate investment in physical and research and development capital? Downloads
John Baffes and Anwar Shah
688: Macroeconomics of public sector deficits: the case of Zimbabwe Downloads
Felipe Morandé and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
687: Brazilian frozen concentrated orange juice: the folly of unfair trade cases Downloads
Carlos Alberto Primo Braga and Simao Davi Silber
686: Lending for learning: twenty years of World Bank support for basic education Downloads
Adriaan Verspoor
685: Children and intra-household inequality: a theoretical analysis Downloads
Ravi Kanbur
684: The value of intra-household survey data for age-based nutritional targeting Downloads
Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur
683: Vocational schooling, occupational matching, and labor market earnings in Israel Downloads
Shoshana Neuman and Adrian Ziderman
682: Intertemporal substitution, risk aversion, and private savings in Mexico Downloads
Patricio Arrau and Sweder van Wijnbergen
681: Political economy arguments for uniform tariffs Downloads
Arvind Panagariya and Dani Rodrik
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