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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
89: Export quota allocations, export earnings and market diversifications Downloads
Taeho Bark and Jaime de Melo
88: Costs, payments and incentives in family planning programs Downloads
John A. Ross and Stephen L. Isaacs
87: Vocational and technical education in Peru Downloads
Peter Moock and Rosemary Bellew
86: External balance, fiscal policy, and growth in Turkey Downloads
Ritu Anand, Ajay Chhibber and Sweder van Wijnbergen
85: Wage responsiveness and labor market disequilibrium Downloads
Ramon Lopez and Luis Riveros
84: Black markets for foreign exchange, real exchange rates, and inflation: overnight versus gradual reform in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Brian Pinto
83: Welfare costs of U.S. quotas on textiles, steel, and autos Downloads
Jaime de Melo and David Tarr
82: Microeconomic theory of the household and nutrition programs Downloads
Dov Chernichovsky
81: Reaching people at the periphery - Can the World Bank's population, health and nutrition operations do better? Downloads
Richard Heaver
80: Emerging issues of privatization and the public sector Downloads
Samuel Paul
79: Quantitative appraisal of adjustment lending Downloads
Bela Balassa
78: Economists, institutions, and trade restrictions: a review article Downloads
Joseph Finger
77: Incentive policies and agricultural performance in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Bela Balassa
76: The shadow price of a tax inspector Downloads
Shlomo Yitzhaki and Yitzhak Vakneen
75: Welfare dominance and the design of excise taxation in Cote d'Ivoire Downloads
Shlomo Yitzhaki and Wayne Thirsk
74: Fiscal stabilization and exchange rate instability Downloads
Andrew Feltenstein and Stephen Morris
73: Taxation and output growth in Africa Downloads
Jonathan Skinner
72: The relative efficiency of public schools in developing countries Downloads
Emmanuel Jimenez, Marlaine Lockheed and Vicente Paqueo
71: School effects on student achievement in Nigeria and Swaziland Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed and Andre Komenan
70: Vocational education and economic environments: conflict or convergence? Downloads
Arvil V. Adams and Antoine Schwartz
69: Does local financing make primary schools more efficient: the Philippine case Downloads
Emmanuel Jimenez, Vicente Paqueo and Ma. Lourdes de Vera
68: Domestic lighting Downloads
Robert van der Plas
67: Price and tax policy for semi-subsistence agriculture in Ethiopia Downloads
Robert Weaver and Saad Ali Shire
66: Slowing the stork: better health for women through family planning Downloads
Anthony R. Measham and Roger W. Rochat
65: Interaction of infant mortality and fertility and the effectiveness of health and family planning programs Downloads
Howard Barnum
64: Cocoa and coffee pricing policies in Cote d'Ivoire Downloads
Takamasa Akiyama
63: Does Japan import less than it should? Downloads
Kenji Takeuchi
62: Universities in Arab countries Downloads
George I. Za'rour
61: Student performance and school costs in the Philippines'high schools Downloads
Emmanuel Jimenez, Vicente Paqueo and Ma. Lourdes de Vera
58: Macrofinancial indicators for 117 developing and industrial countries Downloads
Craig R. Neal
57: Financial distress of industrial firms on the Greek banking system Downloads
Dimitris Antoniades and Dimitris Kouzionis
56: The effects of interest rates on savings in developing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
55: Financial liberalization in developing countries Downloads
Bela Balassa
54: Bank restructuring in Malaysia: 1985-88 Downloads
Andrew Sheng
53: Venture capital and entrepreneurial development Downloads
Fernan Ibanez
52: Financial innovation and credit market development Downloads
V. V. Bhatt
51: On participating in the international capital market Downloads
V. V. Bhatt
50: Fiscal policy and stabilization in Brazil Downloads
Celso Luiz Martone
49: Public sector pricing policies: a review of Bank policy and practice Downloads
DeAnne Julius and Adelaida P. Alicbusan
48: Do taxes matter? A review of the effect of taxation on economic behavior and output Downloads
Jonathan Skinner
47: Considerations for the development of tax policy when capital is internationally mobile Downloads
Robert F. Conrad
46: The management of public expenditures: an evolving Bank approach Downloads
Robert Lacey
45: How much do state-owned public enterprises contribute to public sector deficits in developing countries - and why? Downloads
Govindan Nair and Anastasio Filippides
44: The size and growth of government spending Downloads
David L. Lindauer
43: Tax administration in developing countries: strategies and tools of implementation Downloads
Fiscal Affairs Department Imf
42: Government pay and employment policies and government performance in developing economies Downloads
David L. Lindauer
41: Urban property taxation in developing countries Downloads
William Dillinger
40: Financial deregulation and the globalization of capital markets Downloads
Eugene L. Versluysen
39: Fiscal policy in low-income Africa Downloads
Steven O'Connell
38: Intergovernmental grants in developing countries Downloads
Larry Schroeder
37: Black market premia, exchange rate unification, and inflation in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Brian Pinto
36: Social security finance in developing countries Downloads
Douglas J. Puffert
35: Improving the allocation and management of public spending Downloads
Stephen Lister
34: Fiscal issues in macroeconomic stabilization Downloads
Lance Taylor
33: Fiscal policy in commodity-exporting LDCs Downloads
John Cuddington
32: Municipal development funds and intermediaries Downloads
Kenneth Davey
31: Public finance and economic development Downloads
Bela Balassa
30: The adding up problem Downloads
Bela Balassa
29: The relative effectiveness of single-sex and coeducational schools in Thailand Downloads
Emmanuel Jimenez and Marlaine Lockheed
28: Temporary windfalls and compensation arrangements Downloads
Bela Balassa
27: Family background and student achievement Downloads
Marlaine Lockheed, Bruce Fuller and Ronald Nyirongo
26: Changing patterns in vocational education Downloads
John Middleton
25: Israel's vocational training Downloads
Adrian Ziderman
24: Vocational education and training: a review of World Bank investment Downloads
John Middleton and Terri Demsky
23: Cost - effective integration of immunization and basic health services in developing countries: the problem of joint costs Downloads
A. Over
22: Methodological problems in cross-country analyses of economic growth Downloads
Jean-Paul Azam and Sylviane Guillaumont
21: Effects of European VERs on Japanese autos Downloads
Jaime de Melo and Patrick Messerlin
20: Imports and growth in Africa Downloads
Ramon Lopez and Vinod Thomas
19: Cote d'Ivoire's vocational and technical education Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert
18: China's vocational and technical training Downloads
Harold Noah and John Middleton
17: Economic development and the debt crisis Downloads
Stanley Fischer
16: Antidumping laws and developing countries Downloads
Patrick Messerlin
15: Stimulating agricultural growth and rural development in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Vijay S. Vyas and Dennis Casley
14: The optimal currency composition of external debt Downloads
Stijn Claessens
13: Objectives and methods of a world health survey Downloads
Trudy Harpham and Ian Timaeus
12: Teacher-nonteacher pay differences in Cote d'Ivoire Downloads
Andre Komenan and Christiaan Grootaert
11: The selection and use of pesticides in Bank financed public health projects Downloads
Bernhard Liese and Norman Gratz
10: Optimal export taxes for exporters of perennial crops Downloads
Mudassar Imran and Ron Duncan
9: Can we return to rapid growth? Downloads
Andrea Boltho
8: Prospects for equitable growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Steven Haggblade and Peter B. Hazell
7: Institutional aspects of credit cooperatives Downloads
Avishay Braverman and J. Luis Guasch
6: Farm-nonfarm linkages in rural sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Steven Haggblade, Peter B. Hazell and James Brown
5: Comparisons of real output in manufacturing Downloads
Bart van Ark and Angus Maddison
4: Inflationary rigidities and stabilization policies Downloads
Miguel A. Kiguel and Nissan Liviatan
3: CGE models for the analysis of trade policy in developing countries Downloads
Jaime de Melo
2: Issues in adjustment lending Downloads
Vinod Thomas
1: Imports under a foreign exchange constraint Downloads
Cristian Moran
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