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The World Bank research observer 17 (2) (English)

Income risk, coping strategies, and safety nets; by Stefan Dercon. The gender implications of public sector downsizing: the reform program of Vietnam; by Martin Rama. ... See More +

Publication 30412 SEP 01, 2002

Dercon, Stefan; Rama, Martin; Saggi, Kamal; Gisselquist, David; Nash, John; Pray, Carl; Mackinnon, John; Reinikka, Ritva; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]

Deregulating the transfer of agricultural technology : lessons from Bangladesh, India, Turkey, and Zimbabwe (English)

Many transition and developing economies have reduced direct public involvement in the production and trade of seed and other agricultural inputs. ... See More +

Journal Article 76671 JAN 01, 2002

Gisselquist, David; Nash, John; Pray, Carl Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 14 (1) (English)

International knowledge flows and economic performance - a review of the evidence; by Giorgio Barba Navaretti and David G. Tarr. Do trade patterns and technology flows affect productivity growth? ... See More +

Publication 20868 JAN 31, 2000

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Zable, Ilyse [editor]; Barba Navaretti, Giorgio; Tarr, David G.; Keller, Wolfgang; Djankov, Simeon; Hoekman, Bernard; Bee Yan Aw; Sukkyun Chung; Roberts, Mark J.; Soloaga, Isidro; Takacs, Wendy; Gisselquist, David; Grether, Jean-Marie; Bigman, David; Fofack, Hippolyte; Hentschel, Jesko; Lanjouw, Jean Olson; Lanjouw, Peter; Poggi, Javier; Dercon, Stefan; Lambotte, Michel Disclosed

An argument for deregulating the transfer of agricultural technologies to developing countries (English)

In the past few decades many developing countries have liberalized trade and investment, removing barriers to imports and allowing the introduction of new foreign technologies. ... See More +

Journal Article 77306 JAN 01, 2000

Gisselquist, David; Grether, Jean-Marie Disclosed

Deregulating technology transfer in agriculture : reform's impact on turkey in the 1980s (English)

Turkey is one of a handful of developing countries that have liberalized regulation of agricultural inputs and welcome private firms delivering technology and inputs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2086 MAR 31, 1999

Gisselquist, David; Pray, Carl

Reform of pesticide regulations : helping farmers shift to biointensive IPM (English)

Developing countries should create a registration process that will make it easier to introduce new zero- and low-risk pest management inputs, thus giving farmers alternatives to more dangerous broad spectrum poisons. ... See More +

Newsletter 21128 DEC 31, 1997

Kiss, Agi; Benbrook, Charles; Gisselquist, David

Easing barriers to movement of plant varieties for agricultural development (English)

This volume presents recommendations and papers presented in an international workshop on seed policies organized in 1995 by the World Bank. Papers and discussions at the workshop identified reforms to speed the flow of private seed technology into developing countries. ... See More +

Publication WDP367 JUL 31, 1997

Gisselquist, David; Srivastava, Jitendra

Transition 8 (2) (Russian)

This transition newsletter includes some of the following headings: why is Ukraine's economy, and Russia's not growing?; The Bank should prioritize recovery; retraining economics lecturers in Russia; North Korea's economy under multiple severe stresses; Russia's new dream team confronts nightmares; Russia's new robber barons act up; the World Bank should facilitate, not provide; North Korea is starving for reform; milestones of transition; World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF); conference diary; new books and working papers; bibliography of selected articles; and subscription form. ... See More +

Newsletter 16718 APR 01, 1997

Sheng, Andrew; Kaufmann, Daniel; Menshikov, Stanislav; Gisselquist, David; Lan Wu; Eberstadt, Nicholas English Disclosed

Technology transfer, competition, and trade liberalization for low-risk pest management (English)

The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways in which pesticide regulations in developing countries can be redesigned to promote low-risk pest management systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47757 NOV 01, 1996

Benbrook, Charles; Gisselquist,David P. Disclosed

Transition 5 (7) (English)

Market liberalization in Ukraine - to regain a lost pillar of economic reform. How to encourage government decentralization - interesting ideas for redirecting lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 16455 SEP 30, 1994

Kaufmann, Daniel; Gisselquist, David Disclosed

Import barriers for agricultural inputs (English)

This paper describes tariff, and non-tariff import barriers on seeds, and fertilizers in World Bank client countries, showing that such barriers block private introduction of new agricultural technology, and slow agricultural growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22145 MAY 31, 1994

Gisselquist,David P. Disclosed