Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
  • Showing 1 - 16 of 16 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Agriculture, aid and economic growth in Africa (English)

How can foreign aid to agriculture support economic growth in Africa? This paper constructs a geographically-indexed applied general equilibrium model that considers pathways through which aid might affect growth and structural transformation of labor markets in the context of soil nutrient variation, minimum subsistence consumption requirements, domestic transport costs, labor mobility and constraints to self-financing of agricultural inputs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8447 MAY 21, 2018

McArthur,John W.; SACHS, JEFFREY D. Disclosed

Energy services for the millennium development goals (English)

In line with the UN Millennium Project more broadly, this report on energy addresses three crucial components: firstly, a rigorous understanding of the energy services that drive and, when absent, impede progress towards achieving the MDGs in different parts of the world; secondly, a clear sense of the operational challenges faced by the world's poorest countries in providing these services; and thirdly, a systematic set of recommendations as to how these energy challenges can be met. ... See More +

Working Paper 35505 JAN 01, 2005

Barnes, Douglas; Birol, Fatih; Jannuzzi, Gilberto; Karekezi, Stephen; Sachs, Jeffrey D.; Schmidt-Traub, Guido Spanish Disclosed

Energy services for the millennium development goals : Servicios energeticos (necesarios) para los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio (Spanish)

In line with the UN Millennium Project more broadly, this report on energy addresses three crucial components: firstly, a rigorous understanding of the energy services that drive and, when absent, impede progress towards achieving the MDGs in different parts of the world; secondly, a clear sense of the operational challenges faced by the world's poorest countries in providing these services; and thirdly, a systematic set of recommendations as to how these energy challenges can be met. ... See More +

Working Paper 35505 JAN 01, 2005

Barnes, Douglas; Birol, Fatih; Jannuzzi, Gilberto; Karekezi, Stephen; Sachs, Jeffrey D.; Schmidt-Traub, Guido English Disclosed

Development outreach 5 (3) : unknown cities (English)

Cities and citizens; by James D. Wolfensohn. Urban air pollution management; by Frannie A. Leautier. Unknown cities : Metropolis, identity and governance in a global world; by Tim E. ... See More +

Newsletter 29668 NOV 01, 2003

McNeil, Mary [editor]; Wolfensohn, James D.; Leautier, Frannie A.; Campbell, Tim E.; Sachs, Jeffrey D.; Yusuf, Shaid; Nabeshima, Kaoru; Bandarin, Francesco; Serra, M. Vitor; Soule, Jeffrey; Dunin, Lubomir Ficinski; Savir, Uri; Avrampoulous, Dimitris L.; Koro, Emmanuel Disclosed

Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review 2002 (English)

This annual review on the environment looks back on the Bank's work during FY02, and highlights future challenges, and opportunities. Feature subjects are as follows. ... See More +

Publication 24770 JUN 30, 2002

Livernash, Robert T.; Cassells, David S. [editors]; Lovins, Amory; Cropper, Angela; Sachs, Jeffrey; Daly, Herman E.; Newcombe, Ken; MacKinnon, Kathy; Pagiola, Stefano; Platais, Gunars; Bolt, Katherine; Lovei, Magda; Kiss, Agi; Dore, Giovanna; Holt, Jane; Heuckroth, Kimberly; Armstrong, Angela; Collier, John Bryant; Arif, Sherif; Brandon, Carter; Murray, Gavin; de Nevers, Michelle; Bradford, Bonnie

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

A new global consensus on helping the poorest of the poor : A new global consensus on helping the poorest of the poor (English)

There is an urgent need for a new consensus on economic development. The Bretton Woods institutions are bearing the brunt of the fact that the rich countries, especially the United States, have largely turned their backs on the world's poorest people. ... See More +

Working Paper 28758 APR 18, 2000

Sachs, Jeffrey

Shipping costs, manufactured exports, and economic growth (English)

In the Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith put great stress on the relationship between geographic location and international trade. Smith observed that a more extensive division of labor was likely to develop first along sea coasts and navigable rivers, where transport costs were especially low: As by means of water-carriage a more extensive market is opened to every sort of industry than what land-carriage alone can afford it, so it is upon the sea-coast, and along the banks of navigable rivers, that industry of every kind naturally begins to sub-divide and improve itself, and it is frequently not till a long time after that those improvements extend themselves to the inland part of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 111639 JAN 01, 1998

Radelet,Steven; SACHS, JEFFREY D. Disclosed

Transition 7 (3-4) (English)

China's transition experience, reexamined (Jeffrey Sachs and Wing Thye Woo). Latvian banking crisis: stakes and mistakes (Alex Fleming and Samuel Talley). ... See More +

Newsletter 17835 MAR 31, 1996

Sachs, Jeffrey; Wing Thye Woo; Fleming, Alex; Talley, Samuel; Grigoriev, Leonid; Kisunko, Gregory; Schrenk, Martin

Transition 6 (11-12) (English)

Education and information are fundamental to success: World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn visits Russia and Eastern Europe (James Wolfensohn). ... See More +

Newsletter 17833 DEC 31, 1995

de Melo, Martha; Denizer, Cevdet; Gelb, Alan; Gray, Michael; Zhilin, Aleksandr; Sachs, Jeffrey; Stark, David; Oxford Analytica; Schrenk, Martin; Wolfensohn, James

Russian Federation - Russia's struggle with stabilization : conceptual issues and evidence (English)

The most important question about Russian economic reform is how to avoid a collapse of Russia's nascent democracy in the face of highly unstable political and economic conditions. ... See More +

Publication 14420 MAR 31, 1995

Sachs, Jeffrey D.

Transition 6 (3) (English)

Post-communist parties and the politics of entitlements (Jeffrey Sachs). Privatizing profits of Bulgaria's state enterprises (Zeljko Bogetic and Arye L. ... See More +

Newsletter 17828 MAR 31, 1995

Sachs, Jeffrey; Bogetic, Zeljko; Hillman, Arye L.; Bird, Richard M.; Ebel, Robert D.; Wallich, Christine I.; Perez-Lopez, Jorge; Fazso, Ferenc L.

Transition 3 (9) (English)

The contents of this transition newsletter include: China's party congress endorses "socialist market economy"; coastal winds blow inward; legal reform in Hungary; variety of Hungarian taxes; research update: services as a growth· promoting sector in the former Soviet Union (FSU); quotation of the month: "what is the market value of anything in Russia after all?" ... See More +

Newsletter 53875 OCT 01, 1992

Hirschler, Richard; Hansson. Ardo; Sachs, Jeffrey; Harrold, Peter; Gray, Cheryl W. Disclosed

Transition 2 (11) (English)

The contents of this socialist economies in transition newsletter include: state enterprises in China: dealing with loss-makers; possibilities or traps in catching up with the West; Western confidence in Eastern Europe; legal framework in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) - the polish case; quotation of the month; metamorphosis of the century: from USSR to Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS); World Bank/International Monetary Fund (IMF) agenda; research update; milestones of transition; conferences diary; book and working paper briefs; new books and working papers; and bibliography of selected articles. ... See More +

Newsletter 53851 DEC 01, 1991

Geng Xiao; Berend, Ivan T.; Gray, Cheryl; Milanovic, Branko; Sachs, Jeffrey Disclosed

Transition 2 (1) (English)

The contents of this socialist economies in transition newsletter include: stabilization efforts in Poland and Yugoslavia - early lessons; study on the Soviet Union - interview with John Holaen; convertibility for Eastern Europe; quotation of the month - 'go carefully on trade' vs. ... See More +

Newsletter 53834 JAN 01, 1991

Coricelli, Fabrizio; de Rezende Rocha, Roberto; Portes, Richard; Sachs, Jeffrey; Khadr, Ali; Parks, James Disclosed

Efficient debt reduction (English)

It is now widely acknowledged that under certain circumstances debt reduction can improve the welfare of both creditors and debtors. Meaningful debt reduction requires an appropriate institutional setting to overcome collective action problems. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS194 MAY 31, 1989

Sachs, Jeffrey

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Agriculture, aid and economic growth in Africa (English)
See More +
MAY 21, 2018 WPS8447 Policy Research Working Paper
Energy services for the millennium development goals (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 35505 Working Paper Spanish
Energy services for the millennium development goals : Servicios energeticos (necesarios) para los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio (Spanish)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 35505 Working Paper English
Development outreach 5 (3) : unknown cities (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2003 29668 Newsletter
Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review 2002 (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2002 24770 Publication
Annual World Bank Conference on development economics - 2000 (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2001 23244 Publication
A new global consensus on helping the poorest of the poor : A new global consensus on helping the poorest of the poor (English)
See More +
APR 18, 2000 28758 Working Paper
Shipping costs, manufactured exports, and economic growth (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1998 111639 Working Paper
Transition 7 (3-4) (English)
See More +
MAR 31, 1996 17835 Newsletter
Transition 6 (11-12) (English)
See More +
DEC 31, 1995 17833 Newsletter
Russian Federation - Russia's struggle with stabilization : conceptual issues and evidence (English)
See More +
MAR 31, 1995 14420 Publication
Transition 6 (3) (English)
See More +
MAR 31, 1995 17828 Newsletter
Transition 3 (9) (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 1992 53875 Newsletter
Transition 2 (11) (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 1991 53851 Newsletter
Transition 2 (1) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1991 53834 Newsletter
Efficient debt reduction (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1989 WPS194 Policy Research Working Paper