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Varieties of resource experience : natural resource export structures and the political economy of economic growth (English)

Many oil, mineral, and plantation crop-based economies experienced a substantial deceleration in growth following the commodity boom and bust of the 1970s and early 1980s. ... See More +

Journal Article 77493 MAY 01, 2005

Isham, Jonathan; Woolcock, Michael; Pritchett, Lant; Busby, Gwen Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 19 (2) (English)

The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth by Jonathan Isham, Michael Woolcock, Lant Pritchett, and Gwen Busby; Attaching Workers through In-Kind Payments: Theory and Evidence from Russia by Guido Friebel and Sergei Guriev; Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru by Christina Paxson and Norbert Schady; Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Education in Developing Economies by Justin van der Sluis, Mirjam van Praag, and Wim Vijverberg; Microfinance and Poverty: Evidence Using Panel Data from Bangladesh by Shahidur R. ... See More +

Publication 42878 JAN 01, 2005

Melo, Jaime de; Isham, Jonathan; Woolcock, Michael; Pritchett, Lant; Busby, Gwen; Friebel, Guido; Guriev, Sergei; Paxson, Christina; Schady, Norbert; Khandker, Shahidur R. Disclosed

Should we bet on private or public water utilities in Cambodia? Evidence on incentives and performance from seven provincial towns (English)

Is public or private sector provision of water more likely to succeed in urban areas of Cambodia? Using quantitative and qualitative data from a range of surveys and technical assessments, this paper compares consumer satisfaction and technical performance of four private and four public utilities in Cambodia. ... See More +

Working Paper 49947 JAN 01, 2002

Garn, Mike; Isham, Jonathan; Kahkonen, Satu; Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 11 (2) (English)

Financial market fragmentation and reforms in Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania. Ernest Aryeetey, Hemamala Hettige, Machiko Nissanke, and William Steel Civil liberties, democracy, and the performance of government projects. ... See More +

Publication 16864 MAY 31, 1997

Aryeetey, Ernest; Hettige, Hemamala; Nissanke, Machiko; Steel, William; Isham, Jonathan; Kaufmann, Daniel; Pritchett, Lant H.; Tsur, Yacov; Dinar, Ariel; Faruqee, Rashid; Coleman, JonathanR.; Scott, Tom; Mody, Ashoka; Fang-Yi Wang; Rama, Martin; Ravallion, Martin; Shaohua Chen

Civil liberties, democracy, and the performance of government projects (English)

This article uses a cross-national data set on the performance of government investment projects financed by the World Bank to examine the link between government efficacy and governance. ... See More +

Journal Article 77244 MAY 01, 1997

Isham, Jonathan; Kaufmann, Daniel; Pritchett, Lant H Disclosed

The forgotten rationale for policy reform : the productivity of investment projects (English)

Using economic rates of return from more than 1,200 public and private sector projects implemented in 61 developing countries, the authors analyze determinants of investment productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1549 NOV 30, 1995

Isham, Jonathan; Kaufmann,Daniel

Governance and returns on investment : an empirical investigation (English)

Using data from the World Bank's Operations Evaluation Department, the authors examine the link between the performance of Bank-financed projects and various indicators of country governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1550 NOV 30, 1995

Isham, Jonathan; Kaufmann, Daniel; Pritchett, Lant

The World Bank economic review 9(2) (English)

Does participation improve performance? Establishing causality with subjective data. Winners and losers in transition: returns to education, experience, and gender in Slovenia. ... See More +

Publication 14870 MAY 31, 1995

Isham, Jonathan; Narayan, Deepa; Pritchett, Lant; Orazem, Peter F.; Vodopivec, Milan; Glewwe Paul; Grosh, Margaret; Jacoby, Hanan; Lockheed, Marlaine; Persson, Annika; Munasinghe, Mohan; Feltenstein, Andrew; Jiming Ha; Ghosh, Atish R.; Ostry, Jonathan D.; Anyadike-Danes, M. K.