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A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)

This book examines the 35-year career of Vinod Thomas. He spent those 35 years within the World Bank Group in different positions and in different regions. ... See More +

Publication 73355 JAN 01, 2011

Hutcheson, Thomas; Dailami, Mansoor; Tominaga, Jiro; Summers, Lawrence H.l; Fischer, Stanley; Lopez, Ramon; Junguito, Roberto; Mohan, Rakesh; Grasso, Patrick; Thomas, Vinod; Pursell, Garry; Dhareshwar, Ashok; Rist, Ray C. [editor]; Yeats, Alexander J.; Wang, Yan; dos Reis Velloso, Joao Paulo; Gressani, Daniela; Edwards, Sebastian; Matin, Kazi; Kaufmann, Daniel; Stiglitz, Joseph; Georgieva, Kristalina; Boehmer, Hans-Martin; Wolfensohn, James D.; Tolley, George S.; Leipziger, Danny M.; Nash, John; Keesing, Donald; Kishor, Nalin

Inflation and the poor (English)

Using polling data for 31,869 households in 38 countries, and allowing for country effects, the authors show that the poor are more likely than the rich to mention inflation as a top national concern. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2335 MAY 31, 2000

Easterly, William; Fischer, Stanley

Transition 9 (2) (English)

"The management of the Fund favors greater transparency" - Stanley Fischer responds to IMF critics. Conditionality : this time, attached to the IMF : the US Congress's waiting game. ... See More +

Newsletter 18332 APR 30, 1998

Mertzanis, Harilaos; Petrakos, George; Orszag-Land, Thomas; Gray, Michael; Mustafa, Muhamet; Kim, Junki; Eberstadt, Nicholas; Fischer, Stanley; Pfeffermann, Guy; Oks, Danil

Currency boards and external shocks : how much pain, how much gain? (English)

These proceedings provide an account of a roundtable discussion on the subject of "External Shocks and Currency Boards: How Much Pain? How Much Gain?" ... See More +

Publication 16251 JAN 31, 1997

Perry, Guillermo E. [editor]; Calvo, Guillermo; Corden, W. Max; Fischer, Stanley; Walters, Sir Alan; Williamson, John

The World Bank economic review 9(3) (English)

The Soviet economic decline. William Easterly and Stanley Fischer Contingent valuation and actual behavior: predicting connections to new water systems in the State of Kerala, India. ... See More +

Publication 15176 SEP 30, 1995

Easterly, William; Fischer, Stanley; Griffin, Charles C.; Briscoe, John; Singh, Bhanwar; Ramasubban, Radhika; Bhatia, Ramesh; Cukierman, Alex; Webb, Steven B.; de Melo, Martha; Ofer, Gur; Sander, Olga; Velenchik, Ann D.; Birdsall, Nancy; Ross, David; Sabot, Richard; Ranis, Gustav

Transition 6 (5-6) (English)

World Bank discussion on second-generation transition issues: growth, restructuring, corruption (Michael Bruno, Stanley Fischer, Jana Matesova, and Susan Rose-Ackerman). ... See More +

Newsletter 17830 JUN 30, 1995

Bruno, Michael; Fischer, Stanley; Oxford Analytica; Matesova, Jana; Rose-Ackerman, Susan; Cohen, Ariel; De Masi, Paula; Koen, Vincent; Hirschler, Richard; Schrenk, Martin

Transition 5(4) : Transition 5 (4) (English)

Living on borrowed time : lessons of the Soviet economy's collapse. Currency board to eliminate inflation in Russia? Structural reforms in Bulgaria: an agenda to move forward. ... See More +

Newsletter 16452 APR 30, 1994

Easterly, William; Fischer, Stanley; Hanke, Steve; Schuler, Kurt; Bogetic, Zeljko; Szekeres, Imre

The Soviet economic decline : historical and republican data (English)

Soviet growth for 1960-89 was the worst in the world, after controlling for investment and human capital. And relative performance worsens over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1284 APR 30, 1994

Easterly, William; Fischer, Stanley; DEC

Moderate inflation (English)

Inflation persists at moderate rates (15-30 percent) in all the countries that successfully reduced triple-digit inflation in the 1980s. Several other countries--for example, Colombia--have experienced moderate inflation for prolonged periods. ... See More +

Journal Article 11585 JAN 31, 1993

Dornbusch, Rudiger; Fischer, Stanley

The World Bank economic review 7(1) (English)

Moderate inflation. External shocks, purchasing power parity, and the equilibrium real exchange rate. Estimating returns to scale with large, imperfect panels: an application to Chilean manufacturing industries. ... See More +

Publication 17645 JAN 31, 1993

Dornbusch, Rudiger; Fischer, Stanley; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman; Levy, Brian; Westbrook, M. Daniel; Tybout, James R.; Krishna, Kala

Adjustment lending revisited : policies to restore growth (English)

The World Bank has been supporting structural adjustment in developing countries since the late 1940s. Initially, the support took the form of preparing and financing projects, especially in the area of infrastructure. ... See More +

Publication 10499 FEB 29, 1992

Corbo, Vittorio; Fischer, Stanley; Webb, Steven B. [editors]

Moderate inflation (English)

Inflation persists at moderate rates (15-30 percent) in all the countries that successfully reduced triple-digit inflation in the 1980s. Several other countries--for example, Colombia--have experienced moderate inflation for prolonged periods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS807 NOV 30, 1991

Dornbusch, Rudiger; Fischer, Stanley

Adjustment programs and Bank support : rationale and main results (English)

This paper reviews the rationale for programs and then evaluates the design, implementation, and effectiveness of Bank-supported adjustment programs and discusses lessons that have emerged from the analysis of adjustment problems and programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS582 JAN 31, 1991

Corbo, Vittorio; Fischer, Stanley

Issues in socialist economy reform (English)

This paper examines issues involving the design and sequence of economic reform in formerly socialist economies that have made the political decision to move to a private market economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS565 DEC 31, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; Gelb, Alan

The World Bank research observer 5(2) : The World Bank research observer 5 (2) (English)

The economics of the government budget constraint. Reforming property rights in land and tenancy. Inflation and the costs of stabilization: historical and recent experiences and policy lessons. ... See More +

Publication 17504 JUL 31, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; Easterly, William; Bell, Clive; Solimano, Andres; Huppi, Monika; Feder, Gershon; Cox, Donald; Jimenez, Emmanuel

The economics of government budget constraint (English)

This article summarizes the simple analytics of the macroeconomic effects of government budget deficits. The presentation is organized around three key relationships: the national income accounts budget deficit identity, the deficit financing identity, and the dynamic equation for the evolution of the ratio of public debt to gross national product. ... See More +

Journal Article 76999 JUL 01, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; Easterly, William

Policies for economic development (English)

This paper looks at the economic policies and institutions needed to generate and sustain economic growth and development. It argues that policy and institutional reforms are needed in three broad areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS459 JUN 30, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; Thomas, Vinod

Proceedings of the World Bank annual conference on development economics 1990 : introduction (English)

The World Bank's series of annual conferences on development economics was begun in 1989 to bring Bank staff researchers together with academics and policymakers from around the world to discuss key issues of development. ... See More +

Publication 14357 JAN 01, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; de Tray, Dennis; Shah, Shekhar

The economics of the government budget constraint (English)

Excessive budget deficits can lead to inflation, exchange crises, external debt crises, and high real interest rates - with implications for real exchange rate, the trade account, and investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS224 MAY 31, 1989

Fischer, Stanley

Proceedings of the World Bank annual conference on development economics 1989 : introduction (English)

The papers in this volume were presented at the first annual World Bank conference on development economics, held April 27-28, 1989, in Washington, D.C. ... See More +

Publication 14347 APR 30, 1989

Fischer, Stanley; de Tray, Dennis

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A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
Inflation and the poor (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 WPS2335 Policy Research Working Paper
Transition 9 (2) (English)
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APR 30, 1998 18332 Newsletter
Currency boards and external shocks : how much pain, how much gain? (English)
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JAN 31, 1997 16251 Publication
The World Bank economic review 9(3) (English)
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SEP 30, 1995 15176 Publication
Transition 6 (5-6) (English)
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JUN 30, 1995 17830 Newsletter
Transition 5(4) : Transition 5 (4) (English)
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APR 30, 1994 16452 Newsletter
The Soviet economic decline : historical and republican data (English)
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APR 30, 1994 WPS1284 Policy Research Working Paper
Moderate inflation (English)
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JAN 31, 1993 11585 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 7(1) (English)
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JAN 31, 1993 17645 Publication
Adjustment lending revisited : policies to restore growth (English)
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FEB 29, 1992 10499 Publication
Moderate inflation (English)
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NOV 30, 1991 WPS807 Policy Research Working Paper
Adjustment programs and Bank support : rationale and main results (English)
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JAN 31, 1991 WPS582 Policy Research Working Paper
Issues in socialist economy reform (English)
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DEC 31, 1990 WPS565 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 5(2) : The World Bank research observer 5 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1990 17504 Publication
The economics of government budget constraint (English)
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JUL 01, 1990 76999 Journal Article
Policies for economic development (English)
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JUN 30, 1990 WPS459 Policy Research Working Paper
Proceedings of the World Bank annual conference on development economics 1990 : introduction (English)
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JAN 01, 1990 14357 Publication
The economics of the government budget constraint (English)
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MAY 31, 1989 WPS224 Policy Research Working Paper
Proceedings of the World Bank annual conference on development economics 1989 : introduction (English)
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APR 30, 1989 14347 Publication