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610: Can preshipment inspection offset noncompetitive pricing of development countries'imports? The evidence from Madagascar Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
609: A sensitivity analysis of cross-country growth regressions Downloads
Ross Levine and David Renelt
608: Cross-country studies of growth and policy: methodological, conceptual, and statistical problems Downloads
Ross Levine and David Renelt
607: Abolishing green rates: the effects on cereals, sugar, and oilseeds in West Germany Downloads
Donald Larson, Simon Glance, Brent Borrell, Merlinda Ingco and Jonathan Coleman
606: Adjustment policies and investment performance in developing countries: theory, country experiences, and policy implications Downloads
Luis Servén and Andres Solimano
605: Overview of contractual savings institutions Downloads
Dimitri Vittas and Michael Skully
604: Foreign trade and its relation to competition and productivity in Turkish industry Downloads
Faezeh Foroutan
603: The role of officially supported export credits in sub-Saharan Africa's external financing Downloads
Demirguc-Kunt, Asli*Erzan, Refik
602: Firm output adjustment to trade liberalization: theory with application to the Moroccan experience Downloads
Mark Andrew Dutz
601: Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region population projections: 1990-91 Downloads
Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens, My T. Vu and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
600: Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections: 1990-91 Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens and Rodolfo Bulatao
599: Asia region population projections: 1990-91 edition Downloads
Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens, My T. Vu and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
598: Africa region population projections: 1990-91 Downloads
Patience W. Stephens, Eduard Bos, My T. Vu and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
597: Rent sharing in the multi-fibre arrangement: theory and evidence from US apparel imports from Hong Kong Downloads
Erzan, Refik*Krishna, Kala*Ling Hui Tan
596: The Mexican sugar industry: problems and prospects Downloads
Brent Borrell
595: Hungary: financial sector reform in a socialist economy Downloads
Mario I. Blejer and Silvia B. Sagari
594: Size rationalization and trade exposure in developing countries Downloads
Mark Roberts and James Tybout
593: Risk management in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Ying Qian
592: Official credits to developing countries: implicit transfers to the banks Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Harry Huizinga
591: Global indicators of nutritional risk Downloads
Rae Galloway
590: The domestic financial market and the trade liberalization outcome: the evidence from Sri Lanka Downloads
Prema-chandra Athukorala and Sarath Rajapatirana
589: To prescribe or not to prescribe: on the regulation of pharmaceuticals in less developed countries Downloads
Jeffrey Hammer
588: Obstacles to developing small and medium-sized enterprises: an empirical assessment Downloads
Brian Levy
587: Quantifying the magnitude and severity of absolute poverty in the developing world in the mid-1980s Downloads
Martin Ravallion, Gaurav Datt, Dominique van de Walle and Elaine Chan
586: The challenging arithmetic of poverty in Bangladesh Downloads
Martin Ravallion
585: Financial innovation and money demand: theory and empirical implementation Downloads
Patricio Arrau and Jose De Gregorio
584: Whither Hungary and the European communities? Downloads
Tovias, Alfred*Laird, Sam
583: World Bank lending for education research, 1982-89 Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed and Alastair G. Rodd
582: Adjustment programs and Bank support: rationale and main results Downloads
Vittorio Corbo and Stanley Fischer
581: How successful is World Bank lending for structural adjustment? Downloads
Patrick Conway
580: Do natural resource-based industrialization strategies convey important (unrecognized) price benefits for commodity-exporting developing countries? Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
579: Chile's experience with stabilization, revisited Downloads
Vittorio Corbo and Andres Solimano
578: The Bank's use of technical assistance for institutional development Downloads
Beatrice Buyck
577: Africa's rising inflation: causes, consequences, and cures Downloads
Ajay Chhibber
576: Lessons from tax reform: an overview Downloads
Wayne Thirsk
575: Household saving in developing countries: first cross-country evidence Downloads
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
574: Public policies and saving in developing countries Downloads
Vittorio Corbo and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
573: Malaysian labor markets under structural adjustment Downloads
Dipak Mazumdar
572: Capital positions of Japanese banks Downloads
Edward Kane, Haluk Unal and Asli Demirguc-Kunt
571: Credit's effect on productivity in Chinese agriculture: a microeconomic model of disequilibrium Downloads
Gershon Feder, Lawrence J. Lau, Justin Lin and Xiaopeng Luo
570: Debt concentration and secondary market prices Downloads
Raquel Fernandez and Sule Ozler
569: Domestic purchase requirements for import license allocations in Mali Downloads
Wendy Takacs
568: Higher wages for relief work can make many of the poor worse off: recent evidence from Maharashtra's"Employment Guarantee Scheme" Downloads
Martin Ravallion, Gaurav Datt and Shubham Chaudhuri
567: Macroeconomic management and the division of powers in Brazil: perspectives for the nineties Downloads
Antulio N. Bomfim and Anwar Shah
566: Measuring outward orientation in developing countries: can it be done? Downloads
Lant Pritchett
565: Issues in socialist economy reform Downloads
Stanley Fischer and Alan Gelb
564: Costs and benefits of agricultural price stabilization in Brazil Downloads
Avishay Braverman, Ravi Kanbur, Antonio Salazar P. Brandao, Jeffrey Hammer, Mauro de Rezende Lopes and Alexandra Tan
563: Empirical investment equations in developing countries Downloads
Martin Rama
562: Anticipated real exchange-rate changes and the dynamics of investment Downloads
Luis Servén
561: The labor market and the transition of socialist economies Downloads
Milan Vodopivec
560: The persistence of job security in reforming socialist economies Downloads
Milan Vodopivec
559: Fiscal policy and private investment in developing countries: recent evidence on key selected issues Downloads
Ajay Chhibber and Mansoor Dailami
558: Alternative instruments for smoothing the consumption of primary commodity exporters Downloads
Kenneth Kletzer, David M Newbery and Brian Wright
557: The new fiscal federalism in Brazil Downloads
Anwar Shah
556: Taxing choices in deficit reduction Downloads
John Baffes and Anwar Shah
555: The macroeconomics of price reform in socialist countries: a dynamic framework Downloads
Simon Commander and Fabrizio Coricelli
554: Korea's labor markets under structural adjustment Downloads
Dipak Mazumdar
553: Money, inflation, and deficit in Egypt Downloads
Marcelo Giugale and Hinh T. Dinh
552: Selected World Bank poverty studies: a summary of approaches, coverage, and findings Downloads
Nancy Gillespie
551: Australia's antidumping experience Downloads
Gary Banks
550: Firms'responses to relative price changes in Cote d'Ivoire: the implications for export subsidies and devaluations Downloads
John Newman, Victor Lavy, Raoul Salomon and Philippe De Vreyer
549: Intertemporal substitution in a monetary framework: evidence from Chile and Mexico Downloads
Patricio Arrau
548: Deposit insurance in developing countries Downloads
Samuel H. Talley and Ignacio Mas
547: Does high technology matter? An application to United States regional growth Downloads
Andrea Boltho and Robert King
546: The transition to export-led growth in South Korea: 1954-1966 Downloads
Stephan Haggard, Byung-Kook Kim and Chung-In Moon
545: Health and development: what can research contribute? Downloads
Nancy Birdsall
544: How support services can expand manufactured exports: new methods of assistance Downloads
Donald B. Keesing and Andrew Singer
543: Development assistance gone wrong: why support services have failed to expand exports Downloads
Donald B. Keesing and Andrew Singer
542: The metals price boom of 1987-89: the role of supply disruptions and stock changes Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
541: Pricing average price options for the 1990 Mexican and Venezuelan recapture clauses Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Sweder van Wijnbergen
540: Venture capital operations and their potential role in LDC markets Downloads
Silvia Sagari and Gabriela Guidotti
539: Maternal health in Jamaica: health needs, services, and utilization Downloads
Chris Naschak Feifer
538: Agricultural reform in developing countries: reflections for Eastern Europe Downloads
Braverman, Avishay*Guasch, J. Luis
537: Commodity exports and real income in Africa Downloads
Arvind Panagariya and Maurice Schiff
536: The link between poverty and malnutrition: a household theoretic approach Downloads
Maurice Schiff and Alberto Valdes
535: Shared investment in general training: the role of information Downloads
Eliakim Katz and Adrian Ziderman
534: Risk facing U.S. commercial banks Downloads
Menahem Prywes
533: Government revenue from financial repression Downloads
Alberto Giovannini and Martha de Melo
532: Privatization in Turkey Downloads
Sven B. Kjellstrom
531: The World Bank's role in shaping Third World population policy Downloads
Fred T. Sai and Lauren A. Chester
530: The menu approach to developing country external debt: an analysis of commercial banks'choice behavior Downloads
Ishac Diwan and Asli Demirguc-Kunt
529: The sectoral structure of poverty during an adjustment period: evidence for Indonesia in the mid-1980s Downloads
Monika Huppi and Martin Ravallion
528: Monetary policy instruments for developing countries Downloads
Gerard Caprio and Patrick Honohan
527: Voluntary choices in concerted deals: mechanics and attributes of the menu approach Downloads
Ishac Diwan
526: Rural poverty in India, 1973-86 Downloads
Nanak Kakwani and Kalinidhi Subbarao
525: School effects on achievement in secondary mathematics and Portuguese in Brazil Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed and Barbara Burns
524: The Kuwaiti NGOs: their role in aid flows to developing countries Downloads
Nural Abdulhadi
523: EC Bananarama 1992 Downloads
Brent Borrell and Maw-Cheng Yang
522: A survey of the costs of world sugar policies Downloads
Brent Borrell and Ronald C. Duncan
521: World Bank treatment of the social impact of adjustment programs Downloads
Helena Ribe and Soniya Carvalho
520: Trade reform, policy uncertainty, and the current account Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen
519: Taxes, outward orientation, and growth performance in Korea Downloads
Irene Trela and John Whalley
518: Industrial organization and trade liberalization: evidence from Korea Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Roland-Holst
517: Do wage distortions justify protection in the U.S. auto and steel industries? Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Tarr
516: International capital mobility and the costs of U.S. import restraints Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Roland-Holst
515: Stock markets in developing countries: key issues and a research agenda Downloads
Mansoor Dailami and Michael Atkin
514: Restrictive labor practices in seaports Downloads
Alan S. Harding
513: The business cycle associated with exchange-rate-based stabilization Downloads
Miguel Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
512: Social security reform: the capital accumulation and intergenerational distribution effect Downloads
Patricio Arrau
511: The macroeconomic underpinnings of adjustment lending Downloads
Fred Jaspersen and Karim Shariff
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