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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 World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)

Weathering the storm : the impact of the East Asian crisis on farm households in Indonesia and Thailand; by Fabrizio Bresciani, Gershon Feder, Daniel O. ... See More +

Publication 24774 MAR 31, 2002

Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Bresciani, Fabrizio; Feder, Gershon; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Onchan, Tongroj; Quizon, Jaime; Fallon, Peter R.; Lucas, Robert E.B.; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Pritchett, Lant H.; Jack, William; Henderson, Vernon; Hertel, Thomas; Hoekman, Bernard M.; Martin, Will

The impact of financial crises on labor markets, household incomes, and poverty : a review of evidence (English)

The 1990s have witnessed several financial crises, of which the East Asia and Mexico tequila crises are perhaps the most well-known. What impact have these crises had on labor markets, household incomes, and poverty? ... See More +

Journal Article 76666 JAN 01, 2002

Fallon, Peter R.; Lucas, Robert E. B. Disclosed

Small manufacturing plants, pollution, and poverty : new evidence from Brazil and Mexico (English)

The authors use new data from Brazil and Mexico to analyze relationships linking economic development, the size distribution of manufacturing plants, and exposure to industrial pollution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2029 DEC 31, 1998

Dasgupta, Susmita; Lucas, Robert E. B.; Wheeler,David R.

Economic development, environmental regulation, and the international migration of toxic industrial pollution : 1960-88 (English)

Several previous studies have asked whether environmental controls imposed in the industrial economies are diverting investments in pollution-intensive activities off-shore. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1062 DEC 31, 1992

Lucas, Robert E.B.; Wheeler,David R.; Hettige, Hemamala

Toxic releases by manufacturing : world patterns and trade policies (English)

Little evidence exists on the distribution across countries of toxic releases by manufacturing, or on how those patterns change through time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS964 AUG 31, 1992

Lucas, Robert E.B.

The World Bank economic review 5(3) (English)

The impact of changes in job security regulations in India and Zimbabwe. Diversification of macroeconomic risk and international integration of capital markets: the case of Mexico. ... See More +

Publication 17598 SEP 30, 1991

Fallon, Peter R.; Lucas, Robert E. B.; Calle, Luis F. de la; Wijnbergen, Sweder van; Khalilzadeh-Shirazi, Javad; Shah, Anwar; Slemrod, Joel; Skinner, Jonathan; Chamley, Christophe; Whalley, John; Dahl, Henrik; Mitra, Pradeep

Labour mobility and intrafamilial income transfers : theory and evidence from Botswana (English)

Remittances by migrants, along with migration itself, are elements in a migrant-family's intertemporal contractual arrangement. This paper discusses the reasons why the migrant and his family voluntarily enter into a mutually beneficial contractual arrangement with each other rather than with a third party. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD282 JAN 01, 1987

Stark, Oded; Lucas, E. B. Disclosed

An overview of the labor market in India (English)

This paper maintains that it is unlikely that the growth in demand for labor in agriculture will substantially outpace population expansion. However, given the absolute size of employment in organized industry, even very major changes regarding the pattern of effective protection, public sector performance, minimum wage laws, demand management including anti-export bias, and the plethora of state controls, would generate only relatively tiny direct effects on the overall demand for labor. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD153 JAN 01, 1986

Lucas, Robert E.B. Disclosed

The household economy of rural Botswana : an African case (English)

In an effort to understand the causes of poverty and its perpetuation in an African rural economy, this study analysed household data from the Rural Income Distribution Survey (RIDS) conducted in 1974-75 in Botswana. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP715 AUG 31, 1985

Chernikovsky, Dov; Lucas, Robert E. B.; Mueller, Eva