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389: Monetary cooperation in the CFA zone Downloads
Patrick Honohan
388: The distortionary effects of tariff exemptions in Argentina Downloads
Faezeh S. Foroutan
387: Productivity and externalities: models of export led growth Downloads
Jaime de Melo and Sherman Robinson
386: Argentina's labor markets in an era of adjustment Downloads
Luis Riveros and Carlos E. Sanchez
385: The principles of targeting Downloads
Timothy Besley and Ravi Kanbur
384: The rational expectations hypothesis in models of primary commodity prices Downloads
Christopher L. Gilbert
383: On the relevance of world agricultural prices Downloads
Yair Mundlak and Donald Larson
382: The Indonesian vegetable oils sector: modeling the impact of policy changes Downloads
Donald Larson
381: Trade in banking services: issues for multilateral negotiations Downloads
Alan Gelb and Silvia Sagari
380: Techniques for railway restructuring Downloads
Lee W. Huff and Louis S. Thompson
379: Some implications of policy games for high inflation economies Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
378: How does the debt crisis affect investment and growth?: a neoclassical growth model applied to Mexico Downloads
Patricio Arrau
377: After the cold war: security for development Downloads
John Stremlau
376: The world economy in the mid 1990s: alternative patterns of trade and growth Downloads
Colin I. Bradford
375: Regional disparities, targeting, and poverty in India Downloads
Datt, Gaurav*Ravallion, Martin
374: Two sources of bias in standard partial equilibrium trade models Downloads
Samuel Laird and Alexander J. Yeats
373: Are better off households more unequal or less unequal ? Downloads
Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur
372: Long term outlook for the world economy: issues and projections for the 1990s Downloads
Shahrokh Fardoust and Ashok Dhareshwar
371: Tariff valuation bases and trade among developing countries: do developing countries discriminate against their own trade? Downloads
Refik Erzan and Alexander Yeats
370: Turkey: export miracle or accounting trick? Downloads
Ismail Arslan and Sweder van Wijnbergen
369: Cost recovery strategy for rural water delivery in Nigeria Downloads
Dale Whittington, Apia Okorafor, Augustine Okore and Alexander McPhail
368: Reforming state enterprises in socialist economies: guidelines for leasing them to entrepreneurs Downloads
Guttorm Schjelderup
367: The response of Japanese and U.S. steel prices to changes in the yen - dollar exchange rate Downloads
Panos Varangis and Ronald C. Duncan
366: Inflation, monetary balances and the aggregate production function: the case of Colombia Downloads
Robert Buckley, Anupam Dokeniya, Inu and Pre
365: Cost and benefits of rent control in Kumasi, Ghana Downloads
Stephen Malpezzi, A. Graham Tipple, Kenneth G. Willis, Inu and Pre
364: Financing urban services in Latin America: spatial distribution issues Downloads
Gian Carlo Guarda
363: Paying for urban services: a study of water vending and willingness to pay for water in Onitsha, Nigeria Downloads
Dale Whittington, Donald T. Lauria and Xinming Mu
362: Urban property taxation: lessons from Brazil Downloads
William Dillinger
361: Housing and labor market distortions in Poland: linkages and policy implications Downloads
Stephen K. Mayo, James I. Stein and Inu
360: Compounding financial repression with rigid urban regulations: lessons of the Korea housing market Downloads
Bertrand Renaud and Inu
359: A survey of recent estimates of price elasticities of demand for transport Downloads
Tae H. Oum, W.G. Waters and Jongsay Yong
358: The long term behavior of commodity prices Downloads
Pier Giorgio Ardeni and Brian Wright
357: Application of flexible functional forms to substitutability among metals in U.S. industries Downloads
Ying Qian
356: A framework for analyzing financial performance of the transport sector Downloads
Ian G. Heggie and Michael Quick
355: The evolution of credit terms: an empirical study of commercial bank lending to developing countries Downloads
Sule Ozler
354: How commodity prices respond to macroeconomic news Downloads
Dhaneshwar Ghura
353: How should tariffs be structured? Downloads
Arvind Panagariya
352: Voluntary export restraints and resource allocation in exporting countries Downloads
Jaime de Melo and L. Winters
351: The savings and loan problem in the United States Downloads
Stanley C. Silverberg
350: Legal process and economic development: a case study of Indonesia Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray
349: How Indonesia's monetary policy affects key variables Downloads
Sadiq Ahmed and Basant Kapur
348: Recent trends and prospects for agricultural commodity exports in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Takamasa Akiyama and Donald Larson
347: Housing finance in developing countries: a transaction cost approach Downloads
Robert Buckley
346: India - India's growing conflict between trade and transport: issues and options Downloads
Hans Jurgen Peters
345: Private transfers and public policy in developing countries: a case study for Peru Downloads
Donald Cox and Emmanuel Jimenez
344: Policy distortions, size of government, and growth Downloads
William Easterly
343: Policy determinants of growth: survey of theory and evidence Downloads
William Easterly and Deborah L. Wetzel
342: Human capital and endogenous growth in a large scale life cycle model Downloads
Patricio Arrau
341: Cost of living differences between urban and rural areas in Indonesia Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle
340: Prudential regulation and banking supervision: building an institutional framework for Banks Downloads
Vincent P. Polizatto
339: Private investment and macroeconomic adjustment: an overview Downloads
Luis Servén and Andres Solimano
338: Bank lending for divestiture: a review of experience Downloads
Sunita Kikeri
337: Projecting mortality for all countries Downloads
Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens and My T. Vu
336: Input tariffs and duty drawbacks in the design of tariff reform Downloads
Arvind Panagariya
335: Macroeconomic adjustment and the labor market in four Latin American countries Downloads
Ramon Lopez and Luis Riveros
334: An econometric method for estimating the tax elasticity and the impact on revenues of discretionary tax measures: applied to Malawi and Mauritius Downloads
Jaber Ehdaie
333: An option - pricing approach to secondary market debt: applied to Mexico Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Sweder van Wijnbergen
332: India - Effective incentives in India's agriculture: cotton, groundnuts, wheat and rice Downloads
Ashok Gulati, James Hanson and Garry Pursell
331: Asia region population projections: 1989-90 edition Downloads
Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens and My T. Vu
330: Africa region population projections: 1989-90 edition Downloads
Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens and My T. Vu
329: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region population projections: 1989-90 edition Downloads
Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Eduard Bos, Patience W. Stephens and My T. Vu
328: Europe, Middle East, and North Africa (EMN) region population projections: 1989-90 edition Downloads
Eduard R. Bos, Rodolfo Andres Bulatao, Patience W. Stephens and My T. Vu
327: Making noisy data sing: a micro approach to measuring industrial efficiency Downloads
James Tybout
326: Do exporters gain from voluntary export restraints? Downloads
Jaime de Melo and L. Winters
325: Manufacturers'responses to infrastructure deficiencies in Nigeria: private alternatives and policy options Downloads
Kyu Sik Lee and Alex Anas
324: Ethical approaches to family planning in Africa Downloads
F. T. Sai and K. Newman
323: The old and the new in heterodox stabilization programs: lessons from the 1960s and the 1980s Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
322: Earmarking government revenues: does it work ? Downloads
William McCleary
321: Economic and policy determinants of public sector deficits Downloads
Jorge Marshall and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
320: Protection facing exports from sub-Saharan Africa in the EC, Japan, and the United States Downloads
Refik Erzan and Peter Svedberg
319: Would general trade liberalization in developing countries expand South-South trade? Downloads
Refik Erzan
318: Sovereign debt buybacks as a signal of creditworthiness Downloads
Sankarshan Acharya and Ishac Diwan
317: Price and quality competitiveness of socialist countries'exports Downloads
Zdenek Drabek and Andrzej Olechowski
316: The macroeconomics of populism in Latin America Downloads
Rüdiger Dornbusch and Sebastian Edwards
315: Notes on patents, distortions, and development Downloads
Julio Nogues
314: Primary commodity prices and macroeconomic variables: a long run relationship Downloads
Theodosios Palaskas
313: Environmental management in development: the evolution of paradigms Downloads
Michael E. Colby
312: Improving public enterprise performance: lessons from South Korea Downloads
Mary M. Shirley
311: Macroeconomic performance before and after disinflation in Israel Downloads
Leonardo Leiderman and Nissan Liviatan
310: A framework for macroeconomic consistency for Zimbabwe Downloads
Ali Khadr and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
309: How to improve public sector finances in Honduras Downloads
Yalcin M. Baran
308: Harmonizing tax policies in Central America Downloads
Yalcin M. Baran
307: On the accuracy of economic observations: do Sub-Saharan trade statistics mean anything? Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
306: A method for macroeconomic consistency in current and constant prices Downloads
Ali Khadr and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
305: World Bank work with nongovernmental organizations Downloads
Lawrence F. Salmen and A. Paige Eaves
304: The new political economy: positive economics and negative politics Downloads
Merilee S. Grindle
303: Is undernutrition responsive to changes in incomes? Downloads
Martin Ravallion
302: Improving support services for rural schools: a management perspective Downloads
Sherry Keith
301: Myths of the West: lessons from developed countries for development finance Downloads
Colin Mayer
300: How the 1981-83 Chilean banking crisis was handled Downloads
Mauricio Larrain
299: The external effects of public sector deficits Downloads
Carlos Rodríguez
298: Evaluating global macroeconomic models: a case study of MULTIMOD Downloads
Ahmad Jamshidi
297: Effects of the multifibre arrangement on developing countries'trade: an empirical investigation Downloads
Refik Erzan, Junichi Goto and Paula Holmes
296: How serious is the neglect of intrahousehold inequality ? Downloads
Lawrence Haddad and Ravi Kanbur
295: Developing country experience in trade reform Downloads
Vinod Thomas
294: Irreversibility, uncertainty, and investment Downloads
Robert Pindyck
293: Central bank losses: origins, conceptual issues, and measurement problems Downloads
Mario O. Teijeiro
292: Is the new political economy relevant to developing countries ? Downloads
Ronald Findlay
291: How can Indonesia maintain creditworthiness and noninflationary growth ? Downloads
Sadiq Ahmed and Ajay Chhibber
290: Risk - adjusted rates of return for project appraisal Downloads
Avinash Dixit and Amy Williamson
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