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189: The treatment of companies under cash flow taxes: some administrative, transitional, and international issues Downloads
Emil M. Sunley
188: International differences in wage and nonwage labor costs Downloads
Luis Riveros
187: Linking wages to changing output prices: an empirical study of 13 industrial countries Downloads
Menahem Prywes
186: The Uruguay negotiations on subsidies and countervailing measures: past and future constraints Downloads
Patrick Messerlin
185: Uniform trade taxes, devaluation, and the real exchange rate: a theoretical analysis Downloads
Stephen O'Connell
184: Women and forestry: operational issues Downloads
Molnar, Augusta*Schreiber, Gotz
183: Private investment in Mexico: an empirical analysis Downloads
Alberto R. Musalem
182: Latin America's experience with export subsidies Downloads
Julio Nogues
181: Public finance, trade, and development: what have we learned? Downloads
Johannes F. Linn and Deborah L. Wetzel
180: Structural changes in metals consumption Downloads
Boum-Jong Choe
179: Public sector pricing in a fiscal context Downloads
Christopher Heady
178: Tax holidays and investments Downloads
Jack Mintz
177: Cash flow or income?: the choice of base for company taxation Downloads
Jack Mintz and Jesus Seade
176: Credit rationing, tenancy, productivity, and the dynamics of inequality Downloads
Avishay Braverman and Joseph Stiglitz
175: An integrated model of perennial and annual crop production for Sub-Saharan countries Downloads
Robert Weaver
174: Trade restrictions with imported intermediate inputs: when does the trade balance improve? Downloads
Ramon Lopez and Dani Rodrik
173: Hospital management staffing and training issues Downloads
Julio Frenk, Enrique Ruelas and Avedis Donabedian
172: The effects of Peru's push to improve education Downloads
Elizabeth King and Rosemary T. Bellew
171: The cost-effectiveness of national training systems in developing countries Downloads
Christopher Dougherty
170: General training under asymmetric information Downloads
Eliakim Katz and Adrian Ziderman
169: Financial sector reforms in adjustment programs Downloads
Alan Gelb and Patrick Honahan
168: Technological change from inside: a review of breakthroughs Downloads
Ashoka Mody
167: Do price increases for staple foods help or hurt the rural poor? Downloads
Martin Ravallion
166: Achieving and sustaining universal primary education: international experience relevant to India Downloads
Nat J. Colletta and Margaret Sutton
165: Shifting patterns of comparative advantage: manufactured exports in developing countries Downloads
Alexander James Yeats
164: Intersectoral financial flows in developing countries Downloads
Patrick Honohan and Izak Atiyas
163: How infrastructure and financial institutions affect agricultural output and investment in India Downloads
Hans Binswanger-Mkhize, Shahidur Khandker and Mark Rosenzweig
162: Inflation in Argentina: stop and go since the Austral plan Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel
161: Commodity indexed debt in international lending Downloads
Timothy Besley and Andrew Powell
160: Evaluating the performance of public enterprises in Pakistan Downloads
Mary M. Shirley
159: Current international gas trades and prices Downloads
Kay McKeough
158: Labor redundancy in the transport sector Downloads
Alice Galenson
157: A policy model for Tunisia with real and financial flows Downloads
Martha de Melo, Marc Leduc and Setareh Razmara
156: Credit cooperatives in Israeli agriculture Downloads
Yoav Kislev, Zvi Lerman and Pinhas Zusman
155: Measuring adult mortality in developing countries: a review and assessment of methods Downloads
Ian Timaeus and Wendy Graham
154: Forecasting, uncertainty, and public project appraisal Downloads
Jock Anderson
153: An analysis of debt-reduction schemes initiated by debtor countries Downloads
Ishac Diwan and Stijn Claessens
152: Subsidies and countervailing measures: economic considerations Downloads
Bela Balassa
151: U.S. trade policy towards developing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
150: Improving the currency composition of external debt: applications in Indonesia and Turkey Downloads
Ken Kroner and Stijn Claessens
149: Reflections on perestroyka and the foreign economic ties of the USSR Downloads
Bela Balassa
148: Impact of the International Coffee Agreement's export quota system on the World's coffee market Downloads
Takamasa Akiyama and Panayotis Varangis
147: The private sector's response to financial liberalization in Turkey: 1980-82 Downloads
Izak Atiyas
146: Exchange rate based disinflation, wage rigidity, and capital inflows: tradeoffs for Chile, 1977-81 Downloads
Timothy Condon, Vittorio Corbo and Jaime de Melo
145: Revenue raising taxes: general equilibrium evaluation of alternative taxation in U.S. petroleum industries Downloads
Jaime de Melo, Julie Stanton and David Tarr
144: Product differentiation and foreign trade in CGE models of small economies Downloads
Jaime de Melo and Sherman Robinson
143: Decentralization in education: an economic perspective Downloads
Donald R. Winkler
142: Vocational secondary schooling in Israel: a study of labor market outcomes Downloads
Adrian Ziderman
141: Payroll taxes for financing training in developing countries Downloads
Adrian Ziderman
140: Building educational evaluation capacity in developing countries Downloads
John Middleton, James Terry and Deborah Bloch
139: A conceptual framework for adjustment policies Downloads
Bela Balassa
138: Fiscal adjustment and deficit financing during the debt crisis Downloads
William Easterly
137: Trends in nontariff barriers of developed countries: 1966-1986 Downloads
Sam Laird and Alexander Yeats
136: Pricing commodity bonds using binomial option pricing Downloads
Raghuram Rajan
135: P.P.R working papers: catalog of numbers 1to 200 Downloads
Policy Research Dissemination Center
134: International trade in financial services Downloads
Silvia B. Sagari
133: Lewis through a looking glass: public sector employment, rent-seeking, and economic growth Downloads
Alan Gelb, Richard H. Sabot and John Knight
132: Is the discount on the secondary market a case for LDC debt relief? Downloads
Daniel Cohen
131: Implementing direct consumption taxes in developing countries Downloads
George Zodrow and Charles E. McLure
130: Maternal education and the vicious cycle of high fertility and malnutrition: an analytic survey Downloads
Matthew Lockwood and Paul Collier
129: Women in development: defining the issues Downloads
Paul Collier
128: Public finance in adjustment programs Downloads
Ajay Chhibber and Javad Khalilzadeh-Shirazi
127: Linking development, trade, and debt strategies in highly indebted countries Downloads
Ishac Diwan
126: Educating managers for business and government: a review of international experience Downloads
Samuel Paul, John C. Ickis and Jacob Levitsky
125: The effects of financial liberalization on Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines: a quantitative analysis Downloads
Chamley, Christophe*Husain, Qaizar
124: International macroeconomic adjustment, 1987-1992: a world model approach Downloads
Robert E. King and Helena Tang
123: Export supply, capacity, and relative prices Downloads
Riccardo Faini
122: Import demand in developing countries Downloads
Riccardo Faini, Lant Pritchett and Fernando Clavijo
121: Commercial bank provisioning against claims on developing countries Downloads
Graham Bird
120: Public policy and private investment in Turkey Downloads
Ajay Chhibber and Sweder van Wijnbergen
119: Recent developments in commodity modeling: a World Bankfocus Downloads
Walter C. Labys
118: Contract plans and public enterprise performance Downloads
John R. Nellis
117: Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region population projections: 1988-89 edition Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
116: Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections 1988-89 Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
115: Asia region population projections: 1988-89 edition Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
114: Africa region population projections - 1988-89 Downloads
My T. Vu, Eduard Bos and Rodolfo A. Bulatao
113: Public sector pay and employment reform: a review of World Bank experience Downloads
Barbara Nunberg
112: A visual overview of world oil markets Downloads
Kay McKeogh, Jose Escay and Sompheap Sem
111: Recent World Bank activities in energy Downloads
Industry and Energy Department
110: Impact of lower oil prices on renewable energy technologies Downloads
Ernesto Terrado, Matthew Mendis and Kevin Fitzgerald
109: Improving power system efficiency in developing countries through performance contracting Downloads
Philip Yates
108: How to collect data on household energy consumption Downloads
Josef Leitmann
107: A review of World Bank lending for electric power Downloads
Munasinghe, Mohan*Gilling, Joseph*Mason, Melody
106: Energy issues in the developing world Downloads
Mohan Munasinghe and Robert J. Saunders
105: Securing access to international markets Downloads
Richard H. Snape
104: Economic effects of financial crises Downloads
Manuel Hinds
103: Industrial portfolio responses to macroeconomic shocks: an econometric model for developing countries Downloads
James Tybout and Taeho Bark
102: Effects of the multifibre arrangement on developing countries: a survey Downloads
Junichi Goto
101: Measuring the impact of minimum wage policies on the economy Downloads
Luis Riveros and Ricardo Paredes
100: Public infrastructure and private sector profitability and productivity in Mexico Downloads
Anwar Shah
99: Trade policies and the debt crisis Downloads
Sam Laird and Julio Nogues
98: Diversification in rural Asia Downloads
Agriculture and Rural Development Department
97: Export promoting subsidies and what to do about them Downloads
Richard H. Snape
96: The private sector and family planning in developing countries Downloads
Maureen Lewis and Genevieve Kenney
95: International trade and imperfect competition: theory and application to the automobile trade Downloads
Junichi Goto
94: The World Bank's population lending and sector review Downloads
Simmons, George*Maru, Rushikesh
93: The effects of education, health, and social security on fertility in developing countries Downloads
Susan H. Cochrane
92: A model of cocoa replanting and new planting in Bahia, Brazil, 1966-85 Downloads
Pravin Trivedi
91: Israel's stabilization program Downloads
Nissan Liviatan
90: A framework for the analysis of mineral tax policy in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Robert F. Conrad and Zmarak M. Shalizi
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