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680: On hunger and public action Downloads
Martin Ravallion
679: Poverty alleviation in Mexico Downloads
Santiago Levy
678: Economic growth: a review of the theoretical and empirical literature Downloads
David Renelt
677: On economic transformation in East - Central Europe: a historical and international perspective Downloads
Andres Solimano
676: Higher education in the Republic of Yemen: the University of Sana'a Downloads
Viswanathan Selvaratnam and Omporn L. Regel
675: Are buybacks back? Menu-driven debt-reduction schemes with heterogenous creditors Downloads
Ishac Diwan and Mark Spiegel
674: Distributional effects of adjustment policies: simulations for two archetypes economies Downloads
François Bourguignon, Jaime de Melo and Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann
673: The macroeconomics of public sector deficits: the case of Pakistan Downloads
Nadeem Haque and Peter Montiel
672: The macroeconomics of public sector deficits: the case of Ghana Downloads
Roumeen Islam and Deborah L. Wetzel
671: Lessons from the heterodox stabilization programs Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
670: Inflation adjustments of financial statements: application of international accounting standard 29: financial reporting in hyperinflationary economies Downloads
Yaaqov Goldschmidt and Jacob Yaron
669: Are high real interest rates bad for world economic growth? Downloads
Nemat Shafik and Jalaleddin Jalali
668: Inflation tax and deficit financing in Egypt Downloads
Hinh T. Dinh and Marcelo Giugale
667: VERs under imperfect competition and foreign direct investment: a case study of the U.S. - Japan auto VER Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Tarr
666: Agriculture and the transition to the market Downloads
Karen M. Brooks, Jose Luis Guasch, Avishay Braverman and Csaba Csaki
665: Microeconomic distortions: static losses and their effect on the efficiency of investment Downloads
Ramon Lopez
664: Should employee participation be part of privatization? Downloads
Barbara W. Lee
663: Bank holding companies: a better structure for conducting universal banking? Downloads
Samuel H. Talley
662: Trends in social indicators and social sector financing Downloads
Jacques van der Gaag, Elene Makonnen and Pierre Englebert
661: The Bretton Woods agencies and sub-Saharan Africa in the 1990s: facing the tough questions Downloads
Richard E. Feinberg
660: The development of the Colombian cut flower industry Downloads
Jose Mendez
659: Inflation and growth in the transition from socialism: the case of Bulgaria Downloads
Andres Solimano
658: Cote d'Ivoire - Fiscal policy with fixed nominal exchange rates Downloads
Christophe Chamley and Hafez Ghanem
657: Distributional aspects of debt adjustment Downloads
Ishac Diwan and Thierry Verdier
656: Relative deprivation and migration: theory, evidence, and policy implications Downloads
Oded Stark and J. Edward Taylor
655: Interest rate policy in Egypt: its role in stabilization and adjustment Downloads
Mansoor Dailami and Hinh T. Dinh
654: Reflections on credit policy in developing countries: its effect on private investment Downloads
Mansoor Dailami
653: The effects of option hedging on the costs of domestic price stabilization schemes Downloads
Donald Larson and Jonathan Coleman
652: Demographic response to economic shock Downloads
Kenneth Hill
651: Taxation of financial assets in developing countries Downloads
Christophe Chamley
650: Administrative valuation of Soviet agricultural land: results using Lithuanian production data Downloads
Karen Brooks
649: An observation on the bias in clinic-based estimates of malnutrition rates Downloads
Margaret E. Grosh, Kristin Fox and Maria Jackson
648: Who paid the bill? Adjustment and poverty in Brazil, 1980-95 Downloads
M. Louise Fox and Samuel A. Morley
647: Growth rates and aggregate welfare: an international comparison Downloads
Nanak Kakwani
646: The developmental effectiveness of aid to Africa Downloads
Tony Killick
645: Poverty, policy, and industrialization: lessons from the distant past Downloads
Ben Polak and Jeffrey Williamson
644: Trade and payments arrangements in post-CMEA Eastern and Central Europe Downloads
Constantine Michalopoulos and David Tarr
643: Regional integration among developing countries, revisited Downloads
Andras Inotai
642: How a change in Brazil's sugar policies would affect the world sugar market Downloads
Brent Borrell
641: Intertemporal substitution in consumption: evidence for some high- and middle-income countries Downloads
Karsten N. Pedersen
640: The impact of policy in African agriculture: an empirical investigation Downloads
William K. Jaeger
639: The high cost of protecting Uruguay's automotive industry Downloads
Wendy Takacs
638: Researching the trade - productivity link: new directions Downloads
James Tybout
637: Poverty in Poland: 1978-88 Downloads
Branko Milanovic
636: Economic integration in Eastern Europe Downloads
Bela Balassa
635: Exchange rates and foreign tradein Korea Downloads
Bela Balassa
634: Trends in developing country exports, 1963-88 Downloads
Bela Balassa
633: The macroeconomic effects of the public sector deficit: the case of Thailand Downloads
Virabongse Ramangkura and Bhanupongse Nidhiprabha
632: The macroeconomics of the public sector deficit: the case of Argentina Downloads
Carlos Rodríguez
631: The macroeconomics of the public sector deficit: the case of Morocco Downloads
Riccardo Faini
630: The spirit of capitalism and long-run growth Downloads
Heng-Fu Zou
629: An atheoretic evaluation of success in structural adjustment Downloads
Patrick Conway
628: The Indonesian family planning program: an economic perspective Downloads
Dov Chernichovsky, Henry Pardoko, David De Leeuw, Pudjo Rahardjo and Charles Lerman
627: The role of institutions in poverty reduction: a focus on the productive sectors Downloads
Sharon L. Holt
626: The macroeconomics of the public sector deficit: the case of Colombia Downloads
William Easterly
625: How trade and macroeconomic policies affect economic growth and capital accumulation in developing countries Downloads
Ramon Lopez
624: Choosing policy instruments for pollution control: a review Downloads
Gunnar Eskeland and Emmanuel Jimenez
623: World Bank-supported adjustment programs: country performance and effectiveness Downloads
Vittorio Corbo and Patricio Rojas
622: How factors in creditor countries affect secondary market prices for developing country debt Downloads
Harry Huizinga
621: Sensible debt buybacks for highly indebted countries Downloads
Enrica Detragiache
620: Have commercial banks ignored history? Downloads
Sule Ozler
619: Foreign direct investment in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Laurence Cockcroft and Roger C. Riddell
618: Poverty and development: the Human Development Report and the World Development Report, 1990 Downloads
Ravi Kanbur
617: International poverty projections Downloads
Sudhir Anand and Ravi Kanbur
616: Optimal non-linear income taxation for the alleviation of income poverty Downloads
Ravi Kanbur, Michael Keen and Matti Toumala
615: Socialist economic growth and political investment cycles Downloads
Heng-Fu Zou
614: Accountability in public services: exit, voice and capture Downloads
Samuel Paul
613: Price - wage dynamics and the transmission of inflation in socialist economies: empirical models for Hungary and Poland Downloads
Simon Commander and Fabrizio Coricelli
612: Education and productivity in developing countries: an aggregate production function approach Downloads
Lawrence J. Lau, Dean Jamison and Frederic F. Louat
611: Tariff-based commodity price stabilization schemes in Venezuela Downloads
Donald Larson
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
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