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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
289: Inflation and seigniorage in Argentina Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Pablo Neumeyer
288: School effects and costs for private and public schools in the Dominican Republic Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed
287: The consistency of government deficits with macroeconomic adjustment: an application to Kenya and Ghana Downloads
Thanos Catsambas and Miria Pigato
286: Poverty and undernutrition in Indonesia during the 1980s Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Monika Huppi
285: Enhancing the contribution of land reform to Mexican agricultural development Downloads
John Richard Heath
284: The role of groups and credit cooperatives in rural lending Downloads
Monika Huppi and Gershon Feder
283: Experiences of financial distress in Thailand Downloads
Tipsuda Sundaravej and Prasarn Trairatvorakul
282: EMENA manufactured exports and EEC trade policy Downloads
Bela Balassa
281: Tariff policy and taxation in developing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
280: Adjustment policies in East Asia Downloads
Bela Balassa
279: What determines the rate of growth and technological change? Downloads
Paul Romer
278: Inflation and the company tax base: methods to minimize inflation - induced distortions Downloads
Anand Rajaram
277: The effect of formal credit on output and employment in rural India Downloads
Shahidur Khandker and Hans Binswanger-Mkhize
276: Improving rural wages in India Downloads
Shahidur Khandker
275: Revised estimates and projections of international migration: 1980-2000 Downloads
Fred Arnold
274: Efficiency and equity in social spending: how and why governments misbehave Downloads
Nancy Birdsall and Estelle James
273: Population, health and nutrition: FY88 annual sector review Downloads
Population and Human Resources Department
272: Women's changing participation in the labor force: a world perspective Downloads
T. Schultz
271: How industry - labor relations and government policies affect Senegal's economic performance Downloads
Katherine Terrell and Jan Svejnar
270: Fuelwood stumpage: financing renewable energy for the world's other half Downloads
Keith Openshaw and Charles Feinstein
269: Women in development: issues for economic and sector analysis Downloads
Women in Development Division
268: Shortcomings in the market for developing country debt Downloads
John Wakeman-Linn
267: Issues in income tax reform in developing countries Downloads
Cheryl W. Gray
266: Policy changes that encourage private business investment in Colombia Downloads
Mansoor Dailami
265: Do African countries pay more for imports ? Downloads
Alexander J. Yeats
264: Two irrigation systems in Colombia: their performance and transfer of management to users'associations Downloads
Herve Plusquellec
263: How has instability in world markets affected agricultural export producers in developing countries? Downloads
Peter Hazell, Mauricio Jaramillo and Amy Williamson
262: Adjustment and external shocks in Ireland Downloads
Dermot McAleese and F. Desmond McCarthy
261: Inflation, external debt, and financial sector reform: a quantitative approach to consistent fiscal policy Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen, Robert Rocha and Ritu Anand
260: Growth, debt, and sovereign risk in a small, open economy Downloads
Jagdeep S. Bhandari, Nadeem Haque and Stephen J Turnovsky
259: Dealing with debt: the 1930's and the 1980's Downloads
Barry Eichengreen and Richard Portes
258: Understanding voluntary organizations: guidelines for donors Downloads
L. David Brown and David C. Korten
257: Growth, external debt and the real exchange rate in Mexico Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen
256: Cash debt buybacksand the insurance value of reserves Downloads
Sweder van Wijnbergen
255: The external debt difficulties of low income Africa Downloads
Charles Humphreys and John Underwood
254: Future financing needs of the highly indebted countries Downloads
Ishrat Husain and Saumya Mitra
253: Public debt, North and South Downloads
Helmut Reisen
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