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The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: the new structural economics comments on the new structural economics; gender and firm creation; enterprise performance; and business environments and development. ... See More +

Publication 80523 AUG 01, 2011

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Serven, Luis; Alderman, Harold; Eichengreen, Barry; Fay, Marianne; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Kanbur, Ravi; Pack, Howard; Revenga, Ana L.; Harrison, Ann E. Disclosed

Rethinking the East Asian miracle : 东亚奇迹的反思 (Chinese)

Initially, the intention of this book's work was to take a fresh look at East Asia's regional experience during the 1990s and to expand and revise the findings of the World Bank's "East Asian Miracle", published in 1993. ... See More +

Publication 22663 SEP 10, 2010

Jomo, K. S.; Lawrence,Robert Z.; MCKINNON, RONALD I.; Pack,Howard; Perkins, Dwight H.; Urata,Shujiro; Stiglitz, Joseph E. [editor]; Ito,Takatoshi; Okazaki, Tetsuji; Weinstein, David E.; Woo-Cummings, Meredith; Yao,Yang; Yifu, Justin; Qian,Yingyi; Yusuf, Shahid [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)

Symposium on foreign direct investment (FDI); collecting the pieces of the FDI knowledge spillovers puzzle; by Roger Smeets; can survey evidence shed light on spillovers from FDI? ... See More +

Publication 54866 AUG 01, 2008

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Feder, Gershon; Collins, Susan; Deaton, Angus; Eichengreen, Barry; Ndulu, Benno; Pack, Howard; Serven, Luis; Shetty, Sudhir; Walton, Michael Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 21 (2) (English)

Macroeconomic stability in developing countries: how much is enough? By Peter Montiel and Luis Serven; banking and regulation in emerging markets: the role of external discipline by Xavier Vives; access to financial services: a review of the issues and public policy objectives by Stijn Claessens; what have we learned from a decade of manufacturing enterprise surveys in Africa? ... See More +

Publication 43615 SEP 01, 2006

Montiel, Peter; Serven, Luis; Vives, Xavier; Claessens, Stijn; Bigsten, Arne; Soderbom, Mans; Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal; Disclosed

Is there a case for industrial policy? A critical survey (English)

What are the underlying rationales for industrial policy? Does empirical evidence support the use of industrial policy for correcting market failures that plague the process of industrialization? ... See More +

Journal Article 76762 JUL 22, 2006

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

The case for industrial policy : a critical survey (English)

What are the underlying rationales for industrial policy? Does empirical evidence support the use of industrial policy for correcting market failures that plague the process of industrialization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3839 FEB 01, 2006

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal Disclosed

Rethinking the East Asian miracle (English)

Initially, the intention of this book's work was to take a fresh look at East Asia's regional experience during the 1990s and to expand and revise the findings of the World Bank's "East Asian Miracle", published in 1993. ... See More +

Publication 22663 JUN 30, 2001

Jomo, K. S.; Lawrence,Robert Z.; MCKINNON, RONALD I.; Pack,Howard; Perkins, Dwight H.; Urata,Shujiro; Stiglitz, Joseph E. [editor]; Ito,Takatoshi; Okazaki, Tetsuji; Weinstein, David E.; Woo-Cummings, Meredith; Yao,Yang; Yifu, Justin; Qian,Yingyi; Yusuf, Shahid [editor] Vietnamese

Is investment in Africa too low or too high : macro and micro evidence (English)

The authors investigate the relationship between weak growth performance and low investment rates in Africa. The cross-country evidence suggests no direct relationship. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2519 JAN 31, 2001

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Easterley, William R.; Pack, Howard

Rethinking the East Asian miracle (Vietnamese)

Initially, the intention of this book's work was to take a fresh look at East Asia's regional experience during the 1990s and to expand and revise the findings of the World Bank's "East Asian Miracle", published in 1993. ... See More +

Publication 22663 JAN 01, 2001

Jomo, K. S.; Lawrence,Robert Z.; MCKINNON, RONALD I.; Pack,Howard; Perkins, Dwight H.; Urata,Shujiro; Stiglitz, Joseph E. [editor]; Ito,Takatoshi; Okazaki, Tetsuji; Weinstein, David E.; Woo-Cummings, Meredith; Yao,Yang; Yifu, Justin; Qian,Yingyi; Yusuf, Shahid [editor] English

The World Bank research observer 15 (1) (English)

Crisis, adjustment, and reform in Thailand's industrial firms; by David Dollar and Mary Hallward-Driemeier. Corporate performance in the East Asian financial crisis; by Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov, and Lixin Colin Xu. ... See More +

Publication 22911 FEB 29, 2000

Dollar, David; Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Lixin Colin Xu; Pack, Howard; Brock, Philip L.; Tsetsekos, George; Varangis, Panos; Aron, Janine Disclosed

Industrial policy : growth elixir or poison? (English)

The debate about industrial policy occasioned by the East Asian financial crisis is the latest chapter in an ongoing discussion about the effectiveness of selective government intervention in fostering rapid industrial growth. ... See More +

Journal Article 76644 FEB 01, 2000

Pack, Howard Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (Arabic)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 JAN 01, 2000

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (Arabic)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 JAN 01, 2000

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Spanish, French, English Disclosed

Is African manufacturing skill-constrained? (English)

Total factor productivity has been low in most Sub-Saharan Africa. It is often said that the binding constraint on African industrial development is the inadequate supply of technologically capable workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2212 OCT 31, 1999

Pack, Howard; Paxson, Christina

Inter-industry labor mobility in Taiwan, China (English)

Do flexible labor markets lubricate growth? Using data from Taiwan, China, to analyze the effects of labor market flexibility, the authors find that: 1) Workers are more likely to move to industries that tend to be similar to their industry of origin (including intrasectoral moves that would be considered intersectoraal if there were more sectoral disaggregation). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2154 AUG 31, 1999

Pack, Howard; Paxson, Christina

Exporting, externalities, and technology transfer (English)

Developed-country purchasers of exports from developing-country industrial firms have often provided considerable technical aid to the exporting firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2065 FEB 28, 1999

Pack, Howard; Saggi, Kamal

The Asian miracle and modern growth theory (English)

In the past 35 years, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan (China) have transformed themselves from technologically backwards and poor economies to relatively modern, affluent economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1881 FEB 28, 1998

Nelson, Richard R.; Pack, Howard

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (English)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 SEP 26, 1993

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 SEP 26, 1993

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Spanish, Arabic, French Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : El milagro de Asia Oriental : el crecimiento economico y las politicas oficiales : Resumen (Spanish)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 SEP 01, 1993

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Arabic, French, English Disclosed

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The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 80523 Publication
Rethinking the East Asian miracle : 东亚奇迹的反思 (Chinese)
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SEP 10, 2010 22663 Publication
The World Bank research observer 23 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 54866 Publication
The World Bank research observer 21 (2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 43615 Publication
Is there a case for industrial policy? A critical survey (English)
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JUL 22, 2006 76762 Journal Article
The case for industrial policy : a critical survey (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 WPS3839 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking the East Asian miracle (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22663 Publication Vietnamese
Is investment in Africa too low or too high : macro and micro evidence (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2519 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking the East Asian miracle (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2001 22663 Publication English
The World Bank research observer 15 (1) (English)
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FEB 29, 2000 22911 Publication
Industrial policy : growth elixir or poison? (English)
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FEB 01, 2000 76644 Journal Article
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2000 12351 Publication
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2000 12351 Publication Spanish, French, English
Is African manufacturing skill-constrained? (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 WPS2212 Policy Research Working Paper
Inter-industry labor mobility in Taiwan, China (English)
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AUG 31, 1999 WPS2154 Policy Research Working Paper
Exporting, externalities, and technology transfer (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 WPS2065 Policy Research Working Paper
The Asian miracle and modern growth theory (English)
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FEB 28, 1998 WPS1881 Policy Research Working Paper
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (English)
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SEP 26, 1993 12351 Publication
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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SEP 26, 1993 12351 Publication Spanish, Arabic, French
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : El milagro de Asia Oriental : el crecimiento economico y las politicas oficiales : Resumen (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 1993 12351 Publication Arabic, French, English