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Delivering on the promise of pro-poor growth : insights and lessons from country experiences (English)

Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth contributes to the debate on how to accelerate poverty reduction by providing insights from eight countries that have been relatively successful in delivering pro-poor growth: Bangladesh, Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Tunisia, Uganda, and Vietnam. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 37894 NOV 01, 2006

Besley, Timothy [editor]; Cord, Louise J. [editor] Disclosed

Development challenges in the 1990s : leading policymakers speak from experience : Desafios del desarrollo en los anos noventa : destacados disenadores de politica hablan de su experiencia (Spanish)

This book brings together the insights and experiences of some of the world's leading policymakers and global thought leaders, individuals who have had substantial influence on the policy reforms and development strategies in their native countries. ... See More +

Publication 32921 JUN 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy [editor]; Zagha, Roberto [editor]; Ahluwalia, Montek S.; Aninat, Eduardo; Balcerowicz, Leszek; Blejer, Mario I.; Botchwey, Kwesi; Cardoso, Fernando Henrique; Dervis, Kemal; Foxley, Alejandro; Gaidar, Yegor; Hunaidi, Rima Khalaf; Summers, Lawrence H.; Williamson, John; Xiaochuan, Zhou English Disclosed

Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. ... See More +

Newsletter 35666 APR 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy; Burgess, Robin; Donaldson, David; Alesina, Alberto; Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola; Paci, Pierella; Sasin, Marcin, J.; Verbeek, Jos; Garcia, Alvaro; Ivanov, Andrey; Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan; Alexandrova, Anastasia; Grishina, Elena; Denisova, Irina; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Olesandr; Nussbaumer, Michel; Hazans, Mihails; Rastrigina, Olga; Trapexnikova, Ija; Smith, Preston English Disclosed

Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. ... See More +

Newsletter 35666 APR 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy; Burgess, Robin; Donaldson, David; Alesina, Alberto; Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola; Paci, Pierella; Sasin, Marcin, J.; Verbeek, Jos; Garcia, Alvaro; Ivanov, Andrey; Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan; Alexandrova, Anastasia; Grishina, Elena; Denisova, Irina; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Olesandr; Nussbaumer, Michel; Hazans, Mihails; Rastrigina, Olga; Trapexnikova, Ija; Smith, Preston Russian Disclosed

Development challenges in the 1990s : leading policymakers speak from experience (English)

This book brings together the insights and experiences of some of the world's leading policymakers and global thought leaders, individuals who have had substantial influence on the policy reforms and development strategies in their native countries. ... See More +

Publication 32921 JAN 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy [editor]; Zagha, Roberto [editor]; Ahluwalia, Montek S.; Aninat, Eduardo; Balcerowicz, Leszek; Blejer, Mario I.; Botchwey, Kwesi; Cardoso, Fernando Henrique; Dervis, Kemal; Foxley, Alejandro; Gaidar, Yegor; Hunaidi, Rima Khalaf; Summers, Lawrence H.; Williamson, John; Xiaochuan, Zhou Spanish Disclosed

Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets (English)

The question of how much governments should spend on social programs generally, or safety nets in particular, is of great obvious interest to policymakers but is extremely difficult to address empirically. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27870 AUG 01, 2003

Timothy Besley; Robin Burgess; Imran Rasul Russian

Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets (Russian)

The question of how much governments should spend on social programs generally, or safety nets in particular, is of great obvious interest to policymakers but is extremely difficult to address empirically. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27870 AUG 01, 2003

Timothy Besley; Robin Burgess; Imran Rasul English Disclosed

Participation and poverty reduction: issues, theory, and new evidence from South Africa (English)

This paper examines the relationship between community participation and the efficacy of interventions designed to reduce poverty. The authors develop some simple analytics that are used to structure a review of the extant literature and motivate the analysis of the impact of participation on the efficacy of public works interventions in South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 27896 APR 01, 2000

Hoddinott, John; Adato, Michelle; Besley, Tim; Haddad, Lawrence

The World Bank research observer 9 (1) (English)

Reforming finance in transitional socialist economies. How do market failures justify interventions in rural credit markets? What makes rural finance institutions successful? ... See More +

Publication 17524 JAN 31, 1994

Caprio, Gerard, Jr.; Levine, Ross; Besley, Timothy; Yaron, Jacob; Umali, Dina L.; Feder, Gershon; de Haan, Cornelis; Jaffee, Steven; Srivastava, Jitendra; Hallett, A. J. Hughes; Pohl, Gerhard; Sorsa, Piritta