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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)

This paper is an attempt to broaden economic discourse by importing insights into human behavior not just from psychology, but also from sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Journal Article 105338 JUN 01, 2016

Stiglitz,Joseph E.; Hoff,Karla Disclosed

Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)

This paper is an attempt to broaden economic discourse by importing insights into human behavior not just from psychology, but also from sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7537 JAN 21, 2016

Hoff,Karla; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

Industrial policy in the African context (English)

After long suffering from benign neglect if not outright contempt, industrial policy is almost fashionable again. The global financial and economic crisis known as the Great Recession has forced researchers and policy makers to confront the reality that market forces alone generally do not lead to (constrained) Pareto-efficient outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6633 OCT 01, 2013

Stiglitz, Joseph; Lin, Justin; Monga, Celestin; Patel, Ebrahim Disclosed

The rejuvenation of industrial policy (English)

This essay is about an important area in which there has been major rethinking -- industrial policy, by which the authors mean government policies directed at affecting the economic structure of the economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6628 SEP 01, 2013

Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Yifu, Justin; Monga, Celestin Disclosed

International lending, sovereign debt and joint liability : an economic theory model for amending the treaty of Lisbon (English)

As the Eurozone crisis drags on, it is evident that a part of the problem lies in the architecture of debt and its liabilities within the Eurozone and, more generally, the European Union. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6555 AUG 01, 2013

Basu , Kaushik; Stiglitz, Joseph E. Disclosed

Development economics through the decades : a critical look at 30 years of the World Development Report (Russian)

The World Development Report (WDR) has become such a fixture that it is easy to forget the circumstances under which it was born and the Bank's motivation for producing such a report at that time. ... See More +

Publication 47108 OCT 18, 2012

Yusuf, Shahid; Deaton, Angus; Dervis, Kemal; Easterly, William; Ito, Takatoshi; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; English Disclosed

Rethinking development economics (English)

The global financial crisis has cast doubt over the neoclassical paradigm in advanced industrial countries. Much of development economics had been viewed as asking how developing countries can successfully transition toward the kinds of market-oriented policy frameworks that came to be called "American style capitalism." ... See More +

Journal Article 81447 JUL 19, 2011

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Disclosed

A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)

This book examines the 35-year career of Vinod Thomas. He spent those 35 years within the World Bank Group in different positions and in different regions. ... See More +

Publication 73355 JAN 01, 2011

Rist, Ray C. [editor]; Wolfensohn, James D.; Thomas, Vinod; Summers, Lawrence H.l; Fischer, Stanley; Leipziger, Danny M.; Nash, John; Edwards, Sebastian; Hutcheson, Thomas; Keesing, Donald; Matin, Kazi; Pursell, Garry; Yeats, Alexander J.; Dailami, Mansoor; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Kaufmann, Daniel; Kishor, Nalin; Lopez, Ramon; Wang, Yan; Stiglitz, Joseph; dos Reis Velloso, Joao Paulo; Junguito, Roberto; Mohan, Rakesh; Tolley, George S.; Georgieva, Kristalina; Gressani, Daniela; Grasso, Patrick; Boehmer, Hans-Martin; Tominaga, Jiro Disclosed

Equilibrium fictions : a cognitive approach to societal rigidity (English)

This paper assesses the role of ideas in economic change, combining economic and historical analysis with insights from psychology, sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5219 FEB 01, 2010

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E. Disclosed

Information and public choice : from media markets to policy making (Russian)

Contents of the report are: Overview : from media markets to policy; by Roumeen Islam. The media's influence on public policy decisions; by David Stromberg, and James M. ... See More +

Publication 44990 JAN 01, 2010

Islam, Roumeen; Andrau, Pierre-Yves; DellaVigna, Stefano; Gentzkow, Matthew; George, Lisa M.; Harymurti, Bambang; Kaplan, Ethan; Levy, Jonathan D.; Majed, Ziad;; Ojo, Edeaten; Petrova, Maria; Puglisi, Riccardo; Shapiro, Jesse M.; Snyder, Jr., James M.; Stiglitz, Joseph; Stromberg, David; Waldfogel, Joel; English Disclosed

Development economics through the decades : a critical look at 30 years of the World Development Report (English)

The World Development Report (WDR) has become such a fixture that it is easy to forget the circumstances under which it was born and the Bank's motivation for producing such a report at that time. ... See More +

Publication 47108 DEC 16, 2008

Yusuf, Shahid; Deaton, Angus; Dervis, Kemal; Easterly, William; Ito, Takatoshi; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Russian Disclosed

Information and public choice : from media markets to policy making (English)

Contents of the report are: Overview : from media markets to policy; by Roumeen Islam. The media's influence on public policy decisions; by David Stromberg, and James M. ... See More +

Publication 44990 JUN 06, 2008

Islam, Roumeen; Andrau, Pierre-Yves; DellaVigna, Stefano; Gentzkow, Matthew; George, Lisa M.; Harymurti, Bambang; Kaplan, Ethan; Levy, Jonathan D.; Majed, Ziad;; Ojo, Edeaten; Petrova, Maria; Puglisi, Riccardo; Shapiro, Jesse M.; Snyder, Jr., James M.; Stiglitz, Joseph; Stromberg, David; Waldfogel, Joel; Russian Disclosed

Exiting a lawless state (English)

An earlier paper showed that an economy could be trapped in an equilibrium state in which the absence of the rule of law led to asset-stripping, and the prevalence of asset-stripping led to the absence of a demand for the rule of law, highlighting a coordination failure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4520 FEB 01, 2008

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E. Disclosed

The creation of the rule of law and the legitimacy of property rights : the political and economic consequences of a corrupt privatization (English)

How does the lack of legitimacy of property rights affect the dynamics of the creation of the rule of law? The authors investigate the demand for the rule of law in post-communist economies after privatization under the assumption that theft is possible, that those who have "stolen" assets cannot be fully protected under a change in the legal regime toward rule of law, and that the number of agents with control rights over assets is large. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3779 DEC 01, 2005

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E. Disclosed

Information and communication technologies at the service of the rural poor of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a potentially revolutionary means of empowering the poor. Yet most people in Latin America and the Caribbean do not have access to a telephone or computers and only a few have access to broadband. ... See More +

Working Paper 103547 NOV 01, 2005

Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

2005 Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) - Are we on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals? (English)

This Sixth Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, one of the world's best-known series of conferences, aims at the presentation, and discussion of new knowledge on development. ... See More +

Publication 34412 JAN 01, 2005

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Sapir, Andre [editor]; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Charlton, Andrew; Verdier, Thierry; Lucas, Robert E.B.; Sutton, John; Qureshi, Zia M. Disclosed

The transition from communism : a diagrammatic exposition of obstacles to the demand for the rule of law (English)

In an earlier paper, the authors presented a mathematical exposition of a theory that demonstrated that mass privatization without institutions to limit asset-stripping may not lead to a demand for the rule of law ["After the Big Bang? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3352 JUN 01, 2004

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E.

After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the emergence of the rule of law in post-communist societies (English)

With the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in 1989-91, many economic reformers supported "Big Bang" privatization-the rapid transfer of state-owned enterprises to private individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2934 DEC 31, 2002

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E.

Transition 13 (3) (English)

Transition with Chinese characteristics - Progress in ownership changes and hidden risks in China's transition; by Fan Gang. China's experience with Transition: what is behind its stunning economic success? ... See More +

Newsletter 24606 JUN 30, 2002

Hirschler, Richard [editor]; Fan Gang; Dawson, Thomas C.; Stiglitz, Joseph; Rose, Richard; Brankovic, Aleksandra; Nenadovic, Aleksa; McKenzie, John; Szelenyi, Ivan; Miller, William L.; Bal, Lucinia; Yudaeva, Ksenia; Bessonova, Evgenia; Kozlov, Konstantin; Svejnar, Jan; Roland, Gerard; Boeri, Tito; Terrell, Katherine; Estrin, Saul; Filer, Randall K.; Hanousek, Jan; Kerlin, Janelle; Tosics, Ivan; Jarvinen, Marketta; Azeem, Mirja Disclosed

Annual World Bank Conference on development economics - 2000 (English)

These are the proceedings of the Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, which gathers the global perspective of scholars, and practitioners of development policy from academic life, government, and the private sector. ... See More +

Publication 23244 JUL 31, 2001

Pleskovic, Boris; Stern, Nicholas [editors]; Karlsson, Mats; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Sachs, Jeffrey; Kornai, Janos; Collier, Paul; Rodrik, Dani; Birdsall, Nancy; Bourguignon, Francois; Fukunari Kimura; Gunning, Jan Willem; Hoff, Karla; Easterly, William; Islam, Roumeen; Caballero, Ricardo J.; Hammour, Mohamad L.; Banerjee, Abhijit V.; Sakakibar, Eisuke; Lederman, Daniel; Menendez, Ana Maria; Perry, Guillermo; Dyck, I.J.Alexander; Roland, Gerard; Orszag, J. Michael; Orszag, Peter R.; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Szekely, Miguel; Holzman, Robert

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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 105338 Journal Article
Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)
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JAN 21, 2016 WPS7537 Policy Research Working Paper
Industrial policy in the African context (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6633 Policy Research Working Paper
The rejuvenation of industrial policy (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6628 Policy Research Working Paper
International lending, sovereign debt and joint liability : an economic theory model for amending the treaty of Lisbon (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6555 Policy Research Working Paper
Development economics through the decades : a critical look at 30 years of the World Development Report (Russian)
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OCT 18, 2012 47108 Publication English
Rethinking development economics (English)
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JUL 19, 2011 81447 Journal Article
A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
Equilibrium fictions : a cognitive approach to societal rigidity (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 WPS5219 Policy Research Working Paper
Information and public choice : from media markets to policy making (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2010 44990 Publication English
Development economics through the decades : a critical look at 30 years of the World Development Report (English)
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DEC 16, 2008 47108 Publication Russian
Information and public choice : from media markets to policy making (English)
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JUN 06, 2008 44990 Publication Russian
Exiting a lawless state (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4520 Policy Research Working Paper
The creation of the rule of law and the legitimacy of property rights : the political and economic consequences of a corrupt privatization (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 WPS3779 Policy Research Working Paper
Information and communication technologies at the service of the rural poor of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 103547 Working Paper
2005 Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) - Are we on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals? (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34412 Publication
The transition from communism : a diagrammatic exposition of obstacles to the demand for the rule of law (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3352 Policy Research Working Paper
After the Big Bang? Obstacles to the emergence of the rule of law in post-communist societies (English)
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DEC 31, 2002 WPS2934 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition 13 (3) (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24606 Newsletter
Annual World Bank Conference on development economics - 2000 (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 23244 Publication