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Debt enforcement around the world (English)

We present insolvency practitioners from 88 countries, and ask them to describe in detail how debt enforcement will proceed in their countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 40721 DEC 01, 2006

Djankov, Simeon; McLiesh, Caralee; Shleifer, Andrei; Hart, Oliver Disclosed

Private credit in 129 countries (English)

We investigate cross-country determinants of private credit, using new data on legal creditor rights and private and public credit registries in 129 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 40720 JAN 01, 2006

Djankov, Simeon; McLiesh, Caralee; Shleifer, Andrei Disclosed

The new comparative economics (English)

In recent years, comparative economics experienced a revival, with a new focus on comparing capitalist economies. The theme of the new research is that institutions exert a profound influence on economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3054 MAY 31, 2003

Djankov, Simeon; Glaeser, Edward; La Porta, Rafael; Lopez de Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei

The World Bank research observer 18 (1) (English)

Tight money in a post-crisis defense of the exchange rate : what have we learned?, by Peter J. Montiel. Foreign bank entry : experience, implications for developing economies, and agenda for further research, by George Clarke, Robert Cull, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and Susana M. ... See More +

Publication 25578 MAR 31, 2003

Montiel, Peter J.; Clarke, George; Cull, Robert; Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad; Sanchez, Susana M.; Botero, Juan Carlos; La Porta, Rafael; Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei; Volokh, Alexander; Pistor, Katharina; Keinan, Yoram; Kleinheisterkamp, Jan; West, Mark D.; Gwilliam, Ken; Kumar, Ajay

Judicial reform (English)

A review of the evidence on judicial reforms across countries shows that those seeking to improve economic performance should not focus on judicial efficiency alone but on independence as well. ... See More +

Journal Article 76442 MAR 01, 2003

Botero, Juan Carlos; La Porta, Rafael; Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei; Volokh, Alexander Disclosed

The new comparative economics: a first look (English)

The transition from socialism, the Asian financial crisis, and the European economic and political integration, have challenged understanding of how capitalist economies and societies work. ... See More +

Working Paper 28201 APR 25, 2002

La Porta, Rafael; Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei

The regulation of entry (English)

The authors present new data on the regulation of the entry of start-up firms in 85 countries. The data cover the number if procedures, official time, and official costs that a start-up firm must bear before it can operate legally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2661 AUG 31, 2001

Djankov, Simeon; La Porta, Rafael; Shleifer, Andrei; Lopez de Silanes, Florencio

Who owns the media? (English)

The authors examine patterns of media ownership in 97 countries around the world. They find that almost universally the largest media firms are controlled by the government or by private families. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2620 JUN 30, 2001

Djankov, Simeon; McLeish, Caralee; Nenova, Tatiana; Shleifer, Andrei

Transition 11 (3-4) (English)

World Bank's new approach helps business in transition economies; by Lars Jeurling. Are foreign investors and multinationals engaging in corrupt practices in transition economies? ... See More +

Newsletter 20807 JUL 31, 2000

Hischler, Richar [editor]; Jeurling, Lars; Hellman, Joel; Jones, Geraint; Kaufmann, Daniel; Caves, Richard E.; Dowell, Glen; Hart, Stuart; Yeung, Bernard; Alcacer, Juan; Shen, Xiaofang; Giszpenc,Noemi; Squire, Lyn; Shleifer, Andrei; Treisman, Daniel; Bruszt, Laszlo; Csaba, Laszlo; Sutela, Pekka; Berglof, Erik; Friebel, Guido; Guriev, Sergei; Yudaeva, K.; Kozlov, K.; Melentieva, N.; Ponomareva, N.; Easterly, William; Olson, Mancur

Public policy for the private sector (English)

A new method for auctioning highways. Water privatization and regulation in England and Wales. Designing regulatory institutions for infrastructure - lessons from Argentina. ... See More +

Newsletter 17406 JUN 30, 1997

Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander; van den Berg, Caroline; Estache, Antonio; Gray, Philip; La Porta, Rafael; Lopez-de-Silanes, Florencio; La Porta,Rafael; Pistor, Katharina; Spicer, Andrew; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Pohl, Gerhard; Ramachandran, S.; Shleifer, Andrei; Vishny, Robert Disclosed

Which countries give investors the best protection? (English)

Does the owner of a share of stock in Mexico have the same rights as one in Germany or India? Is a creditor in Italy as well protected as one in Switzerland? ... See More +

Viewpoint 16709 APR 30, 1997

La Porta, Rafael; Lopez de Silanes, Florencio; Shleifer, Andrei; Vishny, Robert

Establishing property rights (English)

Establishing secure property rights in transition economies amounts to solving two problems: inefficiency structures of control rights over assets and poor contract enforcement. ... See More +

Publication 14422 MAR 31, 1995

Shleifer, Andrei

Transition 5 (9) (English)

A new program for trade recovery in the new independent states. Averting a debt crisis in the Russian economy. What's next? Strategies for enterprise restructuring in Russia. ... See More +

Newsletter 16457 NOV 30, 1994

Michalopoulos, Constantine; Tarr, David G.; Qimiao Fan; Une Lee; Boycko, Maxim; Shleifer, Andrei

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Debt enforcement around the world (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 40721 Working Paper
Private credit in 129 countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 40720 Working Paper
The new comparative economics (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 WPS3054 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 18 (1) (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 25578 Publication
Judicial reform (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 76442 Journal Article
The new comparative economics: a first look (English)
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APR 25, 2002 28201 Working Paper
The regulation of entry (English)
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AUG 31, 2001 WPS2661 Policy Research Working Paper
Who owns the media? (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2620 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition 11 (3-4) (English)
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JUL 31, 2000 20807 Newsletter
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 17406 Newsletter
Which countries give investors the best protection? (English)
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APR 30, 1997 16709 Viewpoint
Establishing property rights (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 14422 Publication
Transition 5 (9) (English)
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NOV 30, 1994 16457 Newsletter