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496: Issues in evaluating tax and payment arrangements for publicly owned minerals Downloads
Robert Conrad, Zmarak Shalizi and Janet Syme
495: The changing role of the state: institutional dimensions Downloads
Arturo Israel
494: Alleviating transitory food crisis in Africa: international altruism and trade Downloads
Victor Lavy
493: Tax reform in Malawi Downloads
Zmarak Shalizi and Wayne Thirsk
492: Automotive air pollution: issues and options for developing countries Downloads
Asif Faiz, Kumares Sinha, Michael Walsh and Amiy Varma
491: How well do India's social service programs serve the poor? Downloads
Murthy, Nirmala*Hirway, Indira*Panchmukhi, P. R.
490: The coordinated reform of tariffs and domestic indirect taxes Downloads
Pradeep Mitra
489: Health insurance in Zaire Downloads
Donald S. Shepard, Taryn Vian and Eckhard F. Kleinau
488: Prepaid financing of primary health care in Guinea-Bissau: an assessment of 18 village health posts Downloads
Per Eklund and Knut Stavem
487: Industrial organization implications of QR trade regimes: evidence and welfare costs Downloads
Timothy Condon and Jaime de Melo
486: A RMSM-X model for Turkey Downloads
Luc Everaert, Fernando Garcia-Pinto and Jaume Ventura
485: Do labor market distortions cause overvaluation and rigidity of the real exchange rate? Downloads
Ramon Lopez and Luis Riveros
484: Stock markets, growth, and policy Downloads
Ross Levine
483: An evaluation of the main elements in the leading proposals to phase out the Multi-Fibre Arrangement Downloads
Refik Erzan and Paula Holmes
482: Membership in the CFA zone: Odyssean journey or Trojan horse? Downloads
Shantayanan Devarajan and Jaime de Melo
481: The effects of trade reforms on scale and technical efficiency: new evidence from Chile Downloads
James Tybout, Jaime de Melo and Vittorio Corbo
480: An evaluation of neutral trade policy incentives under increasing returns to scale Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Roland-Holst
479: Conversion factors: a discussion of alternate rates and corresponding weights Downloads
Michael Hee
478: Interrelations among child mortality, breastfeeding, and fertility in Egypt, 1975-80 Downloads
John Marcotte and John B. Casterline
477: Private participation in the delivery of Guinea's water supply services Downloads
Thelma Triche
476: Health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a survey and analysis Downloads
Ronald J. Vogel
475: Does divestiture matter: a framework for learning from experience Downloads
Ahmed Galal
474: Methods for measuring the effect of adjustment policies on income distribution Downloads
Anne Maasland
473: Adjustment, investment, and the real exchange rate in developing countries Downloads
Riccardo Faini and Jaime de Melo
472: Gains in the education of Peruvian women, 1940 to 1980 Downloads
Elizabeth King and Rosemary Bellew
471: The determinants of farm investment and residential construction in post-reform China Downloads
Gershon Feder, Lawrence J. Lau, Justin Lin and Luo Xiaopeng
470: What do alternative measures of comparative advantage reveal about the composition of developing countries'exports? Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
469: Modeling economic behavior in Peru's informal urban retail sector Downloads
Barry Smith and Morton Stelcner
468: Does the structure of production affect demand for schooling in Peru? Downloads
Indermit S. Gill
467: Structural adjustment and living conditions in developing countries Downloads
Nanak Kakwani, Elene Makonnen and Jacques van der Gaag
466: Is there an intra household Kuznets curve? Some evidence from the Philippines Downloads
Ravi Kanbur and Lawrence Haddad
465: How integrated are tropical timber markets? Downloads
Panos Varangis
464: Does a woman's education affect her husband's earnings? Results for Israel in a dual labor market Downloads
Shoshana Neuman and Adrian Ziderman
463: Redefining government's role in agriculture in the nineties Downloads
John Nash, Odin Knudsen, James Bovard, Bruce Gardner and L. Winters
462: An alternative view of tax incidence analysis for developing countries Downloads
Anwar Shah and John Whalley
461: Labor market participation, returns to education, and male - female wage differences in Peru Downloads
Shahidur Khandker
460: Does food aid depress food production? The disincentive dilemma in the African context Downloads
Victor Lavy
459: Policies for economic development Downloads
Stanley Fischer and Vinod Thomas
458: Does Japanese direct foreign investment promote Japanese imports from developing countries? Downloads
Kenji Takeuchi
457: Financing health services in Africa: an assessment of alternative approaches Downloads
Germano Mwabu
456: Improving the supply and use of essential drugs in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
S. D. Foster
455: A formal estimation of the effect of the MFA on clothing exports from LDCs Downloads
Junichi Goto
454: Asset and liability management in the developing countries: modern financial techniques - a primer Downloads
Toshiya Masuoka
453: Do steel prices move together?: a cointegration test Downloads
Ying Qian
452: Modeling investment behavior in developing countries: an application to Egypt Downloads
Nemat Shafik
451: Productivity, imperfect competition, and trade liberalization in Cote d'Ivoire Downloads
Ann Harrison
450: Portfolio effects of debt-equity swaps and debt exchanges with some applications to Latin America Downloads
Daniel Oks
449: Analyzing the effects of U.S. macroeconomic policy on U.S. agriculture using the USAGMKTS model Downloads
Richard Just
448: A model of U.S. corn, sorghum, and soybean markets and the role of government programs (USAGMKTS) Downloads
Richard Just
447: Analyzing the effects of U.S. agricultural policy on Mexican agricultural markets using the MEXAGMKTS model Downloads
O'Mara, Gerald T.
446: MEXAGMKTS: a model of crop and livestock markets in Mexico Downloads
O'Mara, Gerald T and Merlinda Ingco
445: Pricing, cost recovery, and production efficiency in transport: a critique Downloads
Rachel Kranton
444: The political economy of inflation and stabilization in middle-income countries Downloads
Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman
443: The inflation - stabilization cycles in Argentina and Brazil Downloads
Miguel Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
442: Indian women, health, and productivity Downloads
Meera Chatterjee
441: Inefficient private renegotiation of sovereign debt Downloads
Kenneth Kletzer
440: Financial sector policy in Thailand: a macroeconomic perspective Downloads
William Easterly and Patrick Honohan
439: Indicative planning in developing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
438: Yugoslavia - How redistribution hurts productivity in a socialist economy Downloads
Milan Vodopivec
437: Institutional development work in the World Bank: a review of 84 bank projects Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray, Lynn S. Khadiagala and Richard J. Moore
436: Commodity price forecasts and futures prices Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
435: Rational expectations and commodity price forecasts Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
434: Tax sensitivity of foreign direct investment: an empirical assessment Downloads
Anwar Shah and Joel Slemrod
433: The pervasive effects of high taxation of capital goods in India Downloads
Francois Ettori
432: Policy choices in the newly industrializing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
431: Recent developments in marketing and pricing systems for agricultural export commodities in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Panos Varangis, Takamasa Akiyama and Elton Thigpen
430: Rural - urban growth linkages in India Downloads
Peter B. Hazell and Steven Haggblade
429: Ghana's cocoa pricing policy Downloads
Merrill J. Bateman, Alexander Meeraus, David M Newbery, William Asenso Okyere and O'Mara, Gerald T.
428: Perestroyka and its implications for European socialist countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
427: Exchange reform, parallel markets, and inflation in Africa: the case of Ghana Downloads
Ajay Chhibber and Nemat Shafik
426: Growth oriented adjustment programs: a statistical analysis Downloads
Faini, Riccardo* de Melo, Jaime*Senhadji-Semlali,
425: Earmarking government revenues in Colombia Downloads
William A. McCleary and Evamaria Uribe Tobon
424: Mexico's external debt restructuring in 1989-90 Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen
423: Relative price changes and the growth of the public sector Downloads
M. Shahbaz Khan
422: Civil service reform and the World Bank Downloads
Barbara Nunberg and John Nellis
421: Taxation of financial intermediation: measurement principles and application to five African countries Downloads
Christophe Chamley and Patrick Honohan
420: Making Bank irrigation investments more sustainable Downloads
O'Mara, Gerald T.
419: The design and sequencing of trade and investment policy reform: an institutional analysis Downloads
Brian Levy
418: Does devaluation hurt private investment? The Indonesian case Downloads
Ajay Chhibber and Nemat Shafik
417: Modeling the macroeconomic requirements of policy reforms Downloads
William Easterly, E. C Hwa, Piyabha Kongsamut and Jan Zizek
416: Improving data on poverty in the Third World: the World Bank's Living Standards Measurement Study Downloads
Paul Glewwe
415: How good ( or bad ) are country projections? Downloads
Norman Hicks and Michel Vaugeois
414: Supporting safe motherhood: a review of financial trends: summary Downloads
L. M. Howard
413: Supporting safe motherhood: a review of financial trends: full report Downloads
L. M. Howard
412: Exchange rate policy in developing countries Downloads
W. Max Corden
411: Institutional dimensions of poverty reduction Downloads
Lawrence Salmen
410: The cost of capital and investment in developing countries Downloads
Alan Auerbach
409: Financial policy and corporate investment in imperfect capital markets: the case of Korea Downloads
Mansoor Dailami
408: Methodological issues in evaluating debt - reducing deals Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Ishac Diwan
407: Public enterprise reform: a challenge for the World Bank Downloads
Ahmed Galal
406: Township, village, and private industry in China's economic reform Downloads
William Byrd and Alan Gelb
405: Investments in solid waste management: opportunities for environmental improvement Downloads
Carl Bartone, Janis Bernstein and Frederick Wright
404: Chile's labor markets in an era of adjustment Downloads
Luis Riveros
403: Innovative agricultural extension for women: a case study in Cameroon Downloads
S. Tjip Walker
402: The GATT as international discipline over trade restrictions: a public choice approach Downloads
Joseph Finger
401: Policing unfair imports: the U.S. example Downloads
Joseph Finger and Tracy Murray
400: Macroeconomic constraints for medium term growth and distribution: a model for Chile Downloads
Andres R. Solimano
399: Macroeconomic adjustment, stabilization, and growth in reforming socialist economies: analytical and policy issues Downloads
Andres Solimano
398: Agricultural extension for women farmers in Africa Downloads
Katrine A. Saito and C. Jean Weidemann
397: Antidumping regulations or procartel law?: the European Community chemical cases Downloads
Patrick Messerlin
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