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Privatization in development : some lessons from experience (English)

This paper briefly reviews the main theories of state versus private ownership and empirical evidence on the impact of privatization in developing countries (including transition economies). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5131 NOV 01, 2009

Sepulveda, Claudia; Bourguignon, Francois

Aid, service delivery, and the millennium development goals in an economy-wide framework (English)

In many developing countries, achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 will require significant increases in expenditures on social services and in foreign assistance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4683 JUL 01, 2008

Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Bourguignon, Francois; Lofgren, Hans

The impact of macroeconomic policies on poverty and income distribution : macro-micro evaluation techniques and tools (English)

This book assembles methodologies and techniques to evaluate the poverty impact of macroeconomic policies. It takes as a departure point a companion volume, the impact of economic policies on poverty and income distribution: evaluation techniques and tools. ... See More +

Publication 45623 JUN 19, 2008

Pereira da Silva, Luiz A.; Bourguignon, Francois; Bussolo, Maurizio

Distributional effects of educational improvements :are we using the wrong model ? (English)

Measuring the incidence of public spending in education requires an intergenerational framework distinguishing between what current and future generations - that is, parents and children - give and receive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4427 DEC 01, 2007

Rogers, F. Halsey; Bourguignon, Francois

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics Europe 2004 : Economic integration and social responsibility (English)

To address these broad questions: How to analyze the impact of globalization? What is the effect of rich countries' policies on developing ones? ... See More +

Publication 39978 JAN 01, 2007

Jacquet, Pierre; Bourguignon, Francois; Pleskovic, Boris

Capacity building in economics education and research (English)

This paper is a contribution to our understanding of building local capacity in economics education and research in developing and transition countries. ... See More +

Publication 39984 JAN 01, 2007

Elkana, Yehuda; Bourguignon, Francois; Pleskovic, Boris

Annual World Bank conference on development economics regional : beyond transition (English)

This annual conference is a global gathering of the world's leading scholars and practitioners. Among the attendees are participants from developing countries, think tanks, NGOs, and international institutions. ... See More +

Publication 39987 JAN 01, 2007

Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Bourguignon, Francois [editor]

The impact of economic policies on poverty and income distribution : evaluation techniques and tools (Chinese)

Development is about fundamental change in economic structures, about the movement of resources out of agriculture to services and industry, about migration to cities and international movement of labor, and about transformation in trade and technology. ... See More +

Publication 26890 JAN 01, 2007

Bourguignon, Francois; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A. English

Global redistribution of income (English)

The actual distribution of world income across countries is extremely unequal, much higher than the within country inequality faced by most countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3961 JUL 01, 2006

Levin, Victoria; Bourguignon, Francois; Rosenblatt, David

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics -- Europe 2006 : securing development in an unstable world (English)

The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) is one of the world's best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. ... See More +

Publication 36336 MAY 22, 2006

van der Gaag, Jacques [editor]; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Bourguignon, Francois [editor]

Annual World Bank Conference On Development Economics (ABCDE) 2006 : growth and integration (English)

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world’s leading scholars and development practitioners for a lively debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy. ... See More +

Publication 35518 MAR 14, 2006

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]

Nawafid (1) (French)

Water and development in Tunisia - interview with Pier Francesco Mantovani. The World Bank supports efforts for development and growth in Algeria; by Ives Duvivier. ... See More +

Newsletter 35439 JAN 01, 2006

Mantovani, Pier Francesco; Nabil, Mustapha Kamel; Chamlou, Nadereh; Bichara, Dominique; Bourguignon, Francois; Diagana, Ousmane; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Ahlers, Theodore [editor]; Duvivier, Yves

Equity and Development (English)

This year, the workshop examined the conceptual foundation of the workshop sessions by discussing the definition of equity itself. What do we mean by equity, and how does equity differ from equality? ... See More +

Publication 35918 JAN 01, 2006

Kochendorfer-Lucius, Gudrun [editor]; Walton, Michael; Ferreira, Francisco; Hobbs, Jeremy; Ravallion, Martin; Warner, Andrew; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Hofman, Michael; Gavrilenkov, Vladimir; Bourguignon, Francois; Battaini-Dragoni, Gabriella; Gogneau, Dennis; Boix, Carles; Gligorov, Vladimir; Svejnar, Jan; Dervis, Kemal; van der Hoeven, Rolph

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

Sapir, Andre [editor]; Charlton, Andrew; Sutton, John; Pleskovic, Boris [editor]; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Lucas, Robert E.B.; Qureshi, Zia M.; Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Verdier, Thierry

Annual World Bank conference on development economics 2005 : lessons of experience (English)

The annual World Bank conference on development economics is one of the world's best-known series of conferences on development. It seeks to expand the flow of ideas among scholars and practitioners of development policy from academia, government, and the private sector around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 48890 JAN 01, 2005

Bourguignon, Francois; Pleskovic, Boris

The microeconomics of income distribution dynamics: in East Asia and Latin America (English)

This volume presents a collection of studies on the dynamics of income inequality based on micro data. Using a simple but powerful empirical methodology, the authors analyze the roles of prices, occupational choice, and educational choice in accounting for household income and its contribution to inequality. ... See More +

Publication 30596 OCT 01, 2004

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Bourguignon, Francois; Lusting, Nora

Nawafid (3) (French)

Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) - World Bank-Kingdom of Morocco cooperation strategy, 2005-2009. Responsiveness of country assistance strategies to partners' diverse needs; by Shengman Zhang, and Jim Adams. ... See More +

Newsletter 35486 SEP 01, 2004

Agueznay, Malika; Mimouni, El Houssaine; Douidich, Mohamed; Adams, Jim; Belhaj, Ferid [editor]; Messali, Pierre; Alami, Ahmed Lahlimi; Bourguignon, Francois; Kantour, Tibari; Zhang, Shengman; Ahlers, Theodore; Laabi, Rim

Estimating individual vulnerability to poverty with pseudo-panel data (English)

This paper presents an original method to study individual earning dynamics using repeated cross-sectional data. Because panel data of individuals are seldom available in developing countries, it is difficult to study individual earning dynamics and related issues such as the propensity of earners to fall into poverty or vulnerability to poverty because of changes in earning. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3375 AUG 01, 2004

Bourguignon, Francois;Goh,Chorching; Kim, Dae Il

An economy-wide framework for monitoring the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (English)

Reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will depend to a large extent on the ability of developing countries to sustain high rates of growth over long periods. ... See More +

Working Paper 40674 APR 29, 2004

Bourguignon, Francois

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

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

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Privatization in development : some lessons from experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 WPS5131 Policy Research Working Paper
Aid, service delivery, and the millennium development goals in an economy-wide framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4683 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of macroeconomic policies on poverty and income distribution : macro-micro evaluation techniques and tools (English)
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JUN 19, 2008 45623 Publication
Distributional effects of educational improvements :are we using the wrong model ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4427 Policy Research Working Paper
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics Europe 2004 : Economic integration and social responsibility (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 39978 Publication
Capacity building in economics education and research (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 39984 Publication
Annual World Bank conference on development economics regional : beyond transition (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 39987 Publication
The impact of economic policies on poverty and income distribution : evaluation techniques and tools (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2007 26890 Publication English
Global redistribution of income (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 WPS3961 Policy Research Working Paper
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics -- Europe 2006 : securing development in an unstable world (English)
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MAY 22, 2006 36336 Publication
Annual World Bank Conference On Development Economics (ABCDE) 2006 : growth and integration (English)
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MAR 14, 2006 35518 Publication
Nawafid (1) (French)
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JAN 01, 2006 35439 Newsletter
Equity and Development (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35918 Publication
2005 Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) - Are we on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals? (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34412 Publication
Annual World Bank conference on development economics 2005 : lessons of experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 48890 Working Paper
The microeconomics of income distribution dynamics: in East Asia and Latin America (English)
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OCT 01, 2004 30596 Publication
Nawafid (3) (French)
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SEP 01, 2004 35486 Newsletter
Estimating individual vulnerability to poverty with pseudo-panel data (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 WPS3375 Policy Research Working Paper
An economy-wide framework for monitoring the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (English)
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APR 29, 2004 40674 Working Paper
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2004 : accelerating development (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 30228 Publication