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Non-farm diversification, poverty, economic mobility and income inequality : a case study in village India (English)

This paper assembles data at the all-India level and for the village of Palanpur, Uttar Pradesh, to document the growing importance, and influence, of the non-farm sector in the rural economy between the early 1980s and late 2000s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6451 MAY 01, 2013

Himanshu; Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; Stern, Nicholas

A Strategy for Development (English)

There are two pillars that form the basis of a sound strategy of development. They are the pillars of: 1) creating a good climate for investment and productivity growth, and 2) empowering people including the poor to participate in that growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 56761 JUN 01, 2010

Stern, Nicholas

Nawafid (2) (French)

Global finance and regulation - the new regulatory models for financial security; by Frederic Gielen. Investment climate assessment; by Nicholas Stern. ... See More +

Newsletter 35485 JUN 01, 2004

Gielen, Frederic; Stern, Nicholas; Bichara, Dominique; El Gammal, Yasser; Mason, Karon

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Europe 2003 : Toward pro-poor policies - aid, institutions, and globalization (English)

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics(ABCDE)-Europe 2003 presents selected papers from the fourth annual ABCDE-Europe meetings, held June 24-26, 2002, in Oslo, Norway. ... See More +

Publication 28995 APR 01, 2004

Bertil Tungodden; Nicholas Stern; Ivar Kolstad [editors]

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2004 : accelerating development (English)

Presenting the proceedings of the May 2003 World Bank Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), the volume imparts new research findings and discussions on key policy issues related to poverty reduction by eminent scholars and practitioners from around the world. ... See More +

Publication 30228 JAN 01, 2004

Bourguignon, Francois; Pleskovic, Boris [editors]; Premji, Azim Hasham; Stern, Nicholas; Mohan, Rakesh; Srinivasan, T. N.; Burgess, Robin; Venables, Anthony J.; Dasgupta, Partha; Lin, Justin Yifu; Mingxing Liu; Ofer, Gur; Winter, Sidney; Rao, Govinda; Polenske, Karen R.; Platteau, Jean-Philippe; Ndulu, Benno J.; Nayyar, Rohini; Rao, Vijayendra; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Meghir, Costas; Szekely, Miguel; Duflo, Esther; Schultz, T. Paul

Transition 14 (4-6) (English)

Contents: Iraq is a transition economy of the Middle East. The task is to transform the economy-dominated by central planning, price controls, and extensive state ownership-into a genuine market economy. ... See More +

Newsletter 28425 JUN 01, 2003

Barysch, Katinka; Taheri, Amir; Fulin, Chi; Stern, Nicholas; Fries, Steven; Polanec, Saso; Berglöf, Erik; Pajuste, Anete; Yudaeva, Ksenia; Shakarishvili, George; McKee, Martin; Fuenzalida-Puelma, Hernan Luis; Hayhurst, David; Ovseiko, Pavel; Guriev, Sergei; Ofer, Gur; Bartholomew, Ann; Lister, Stephen; Mountfield, Edward; Nguyen Van Minh

Tax systems in transition (English)

How have tax systems, whose primary role is to raise resources to finance public expenditures, evolved in the transition countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2947 JAN 31, 2003

Mitra, Pradeep; Stern, Nicholas

Transition 13 (6) (English)

Contents: Overcoming institutional barriers in China. China removes barriers for private firms. China becoming a manufacturing powerhouse. Wolfensohn and Putin praise relations. ... See More +

Newsletter 25208 DEC 31, 2002

Hirschler, Richard [editor]; Chi Fulin; Berglof, Erik; Bolton, Patrick; Paci, Pierella; McCarthy, F. Desmond; Mitra, Pradeep; Stern, Nicholas; Ker-Lindsay, James; Andrienko, Yuri; Zhuravskaya, Ekaterina; Guriev, Sergei; Lazareva, Olga; Rachinsky, Andrei; Tsoukhlo, Sergei; Struyk, Raymond J.; Nikolaenko, Sergey; Makelainen-Buhanist, Soili; Muravyev, Alexander; Hildebrandt, Antje; Sutela, Pekka; Mark, Katharine; Vokopola, Zana; Mikeska,Gretchen; Swanson, Steve

Tax systems in transition (English)

Public expenditures which, as a proportion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), were 45 to 50 percent at the beginning of transition in the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, fell during the 1990s, and ranged from 29 percent in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to over 40 percent in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltics (CSB) in the year 2000. ... See More +

Working Paper 25063 OCT 31, 2002

Mitra, Pradeep; Stern, Nicholas

A strategy for development : Una estrategia para el desarrollo (Spanish)

This book is about a collection of speeches delivered since Nicholas Stern became Chief Economist of the World Bank in July 2000. They reflect insights that Mr. ... See More +

Publication 26059 OCT 01, 2002

Stern, Nicholas English

A case for aid : Building a consensus for development assistance (English)

This publication includes readings related to the U.N. International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2002:(a) quot;A Partnership for Development and Peace,quot; a keynote speech given by World Bank president James D. ... See More +

Publication 24461 JUN 30, 2002

Wolfensohn, James D.; Stern, Nicholas; Goldin, Ian; Rogers, Halsey; Karlsson, Mats

A strategy for development (English)

This book is about a collection of speeches delivered since Nicholas Stern became Chief Economist of the World Bank in July 2000. They reflect insights that Mr. ... See More +

Publication 26059 MAR 01, 2002

Stern, Nicholas Spanish

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2001-2002 (English)

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics is a forum for discussion, and debate of important policy issues facing developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 25492 JAN 01, 2002

Pleskovic, Boris; Stern, Nicholas [editors]; McCarthy, F. Desmond; Wolfensohn, James D.; Oapos;Rourke, Kevin H.; Cohen, Daniel; Cooper, Richard N.; Venables, AnthonyJ.; Rostrup, Morten; Lanjouw, Jean O.; Case, Anne; Philipson, Tomas; Soares, Rodrigo R.

Overcoming poverty in China (English)

This paper has focused on more targeted micro interventions to fight poverty. But the battle against poverty is not a skirmish off to one flank; instead, it must be at the heart of the campaign for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 56760 JUN 14, 2001

Stern, Nicholas

Twenty years of reform : achievements, challenges, and the new agenda (English)

During the last twenty years, China has seen the most remarkable period of economic growth in modern times. There is cause for celebration, but there are also new challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 56762 JUN 01, 2001

Stern, Nicholas

Development outreach 3 (2) : promoting gender equaility - also debt relief for poor countries : Development outreach, v. 3, (no.2) (English)

This issue is about the struggle to bring gender into the mainstream of development work. Although it seems an obvious dynamic, women and, in particular, their economic and political potential, rarely have been incorporated into economic models of reform. ... See More +

Newsletter 22880 MAR 31, 2001

Dell, Jerri; McNeil, Mary [editors]; Mason, Andrew D.; King, Elizabeth M.; Stern, Nicholas H.; Heyzer, Noeleen; Santiago, Irene; Goetz, Anne-Marie; Jenkins, Rob; Gelb, Alan; Hubner, Danuta; vanTrotsenburg, Axel

Fifty years of development (English)

The authors investigate the understanding of the relationships among markets, governance, and institutions. Techniques of empirical analysis and the availability of data have advanced dramatically; one of the encouraging features of the modern analysis of development is its growing respect for evidence. ... See More +

Working Paper 28739 MAY 01, 2000

Collier, Paul; Dollar, David; Stern, Nicholas

Comment on quot;How Industrial Reform Worked in China : the Role of Innovation, Competition, and Property Rightsquot; (English)

This volume contains two comments on Jefferson and Rawskiapos;s quot;How Industrial Reform Worked in China: the Role of Innovation, Competition, and Property Rights,quot; followed by a floor discussion summary. ... See More +

Publication 14425 MAR 31, 1995

Hussain, Athar; Stern, Nicholas H.; Burki, Shahid Javed

Transition 5 (5) (English)

World Bank conference helps develop development economics. Development issues in a changing world - excerpts from Michael Brunoapos;s keynote address. ... See More +

Newsletter 16453 MAY 31, 1994

Bruno, Michael; Balcerowicz, Leszek; Gelb, Alan; Kornai, Janos; Aslund, Anders; Sachs, Jeffery D.; Williamson, John; Desai, Padma; Stern, Nicholas

Poverty in Palanpur (English)

The meaning and identification of poverty are examined using three indicators of standard of living in the North Indian village of Palanpur. The first is intended as a measure of quot;apparent prosperityquot; based on the personal assessments of investigators after intensive field work in the village over the full agricultural year 1983-84. ... See More +

Journal Article 14201 JAN 31, 1991

Lanjouw, Peter; Stern, Nicholas

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Non-farm diversification, poverty, economic mobility and income inequality : a case study in village India (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6451 Policy Research Working Paper
A Strategy for Development (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56761 Working Paper
Nawafid (2) (French)
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JUN 01, 2004 35485 Newsletter
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Europe 2003 : Toward pro-poor policies - aid, institutions, and globalization (English)
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APR 01, 2004 28995 Publication
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2004 : accelerating development (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 30228 Publication
Transition 14 (4-6) (English)
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JUN 01, 2003 28425 Newsletter
Tax systems in transition (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2947 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition 13 (6) (English)
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DEC 31, 2002 25208 Newsletter
Tax systems in transition (English)
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OCT 31, 2002 25063 Working Paper
A strategy for development : Una estrategia para el desarrollo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2002 26059 Publication English
A case for aid : Building a consensus for development assistance (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24461 Publication
A strategy for development (English)
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MAR 01, 2002 26059 Publication Spanish
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2001-2002 (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 25492 Publication
Overcoming poverty in China (English)
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JUN 14, 2001 56760 Working Paper
Twenty years of reform : achievements, challenges, and the new agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2001 56762 Working Paper
Development outreach 3 (2) : promoting gender equaility - also debt relief for poor countries : Development outreach, v. 3, (no.2) (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 22880 Newsletter
Fifty years of development (English)
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MAY 01, 2000 28739 Working Paper
Comment on quot;How Industrial Reform Worked in China : the Role of Innovation, Competition, and Property Rightsquot; (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 14425 Publication
Transition 5 (5) (English)
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MAY 31, 1994 16453 Newsletter
Poverty in Palanpur (English)
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