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A growth and adjustment strategy for Pakistan (English)

This paper is divided into four sections. The first provides a quick overview of the current political and economic situation, focusing in particular on the stagnation of growth and deepening macroeconomic imbalances, and a fast approaching balance of payments crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86252 JUN 01, 2013

Burki, Shahid Javed; Hasan, Parvez Disclosed

Changing perceptions and altered reality : emerging economies in the 1990s (English)

This book deals with the perceptions of the author, Shahid Javed Burki, on world economies and the World Bank's work with them. It is complied from various speeches and discourses given by the author during his time in the Bank especially during his term as Regional Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Publication 20035 JAN 31, 2000

Burki, Shahid Javed

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald English Disclosed

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald Spanish Disclosed

Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin American and the Caribbean 1998 : banks and capital markets (English)

This report deals with the Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin American and the Caribbean, held in San Salvador, El Salvador, in 1998. ... See More +

Publication 19577 JUN 30, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E. [editors]; de la Torre, Augusto; Freire, Mila; Huertas, Marcela

Beyond the Washington Consensus : institutions matter (English)

This report examines the precise nature of the required institutional reforms needed to achieve higher sustained rates of growth and to make a dent in poverty reduction and provides a framework for their design and implementation. ... See More +

Publication 18428 SEP 30, 1998

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E. Spanish Disclosed

Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1997 : trade - towards open regionalism (English)

This third Annual Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) focuses on trade liberalization policy, specifically "open regionalism," a term coined to describe the fact that 1) regionalism has gone hand in hand with unilateral trade opening: statistics on tariff and non-tariff measures affecting imports show that protectionist policies have been dismantled in the major LAC countries during the last decade; 2) regionalism has gone hand in hand with a substantial liberalization of investment regimes: provisions, including national treatment provisions, in regional trading arrangements show that several LAC countries treat foreign direct investment on exactly the same footing as domestic investment; and 3) most LAC countries are willing to participate in building a hemispheric free-trade zone and have been active, pro-liberalization members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). ... See More +

Publication 18444 SEP 30, 1998

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E.; Calvo, Sara

The long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decade : La larga marcha : una agenda de reformas para la proxima decada en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

The Mexican peso crisis in 1994 brought about gloom, anxiety, and uncertainty in the LAC (Latin America and Caribbean) region. There is a general awareness among policymakers that additional reforms need to be undertaken if LAC economies are to grow more than 6 percent a year, which is the growth rate that is widely believed necessary to lower the number of people living in poverty in the region. ... See More +

Publication 17079 JUL 01, 1998

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E. English Disclosed

Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean 1996 : poverty and inequality (English)

This report of the proceedings of the Second Annual Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (ABCD-LAC) focuses on prospects for reducing poverty and improving inequality. ... See More +

Publication 17563 MAR 31, 1998

Burki, Shahid Javed; Aiyer, Sri-Ram; Hommes, Rudolf [editors]

Beyond the Washington Consensus : institutions matter : Mas alla del consenso de Washington : la hora de la reforma institucional (Spanish)

This report examines the precise nature of the required institutional reforms needed to achieve higher sustained rates of growth and to make a dent in poverty reduction and provides a framework for their design and implementation. ... See More +

Publication 18428 JAN 01, 1998

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E. English Disclosed

The long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decade (English)

The Mexican peso crisis in 1994 brought about gloom, anxiety, and uncertainty in the LAC (Latin America and Caribbean) region. There is a general awareness among policymakers that additional reforms need to be undertaken if LAC economies are to grow more than 6 percent a year, which is the growth rate that is widely believed necessary to lower the number of people living in poverty in the region. ... See More +

Publication 17079 AUG 31, 1997

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo E. Spanish Disclosed

Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1995 : the challenges of reform - proceedings of a conference held in Rio de Janeiro (English)

This first Annual Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) took stock of the immediate challenges created by the peso crisis and its aftermath and of the longer-term evidence that the region's record in addressing poverty and inequity necessitated a renewed commitment to deepen and extend reform. ... See More +

Publication 16498 APR 30, 1997

Burki, Shahid Javed; Edwards, Sebastian; Aiyer,Sri-Ram

Latin America after Mexico : quickening the pace (English)

This report introduces a new World Bank publication which will review and analyze on a yearly basis the most important developments in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) during the preceding 12 months. ... See More +

Publication 15795 JUN 30, 1996

Burki, Shahid Javed; Edwards, Sebastian

Dismantling the populist state : the unfinished revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This paper is the second annual report by the Office of the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Vice President of the World Bank on the state of the region's economics. ... See More +

Publication 15797 JUN 30, 1996

Burki,Shahid Javed; Edwards,Sebastian

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

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

Publication 14425 MAR 31, 1995

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

Transition 4 (9) (English)

Unemployment in Eastern Europe: social disease or economic necessity? A new wave of structural reforms in China - managing unleasing of market forces. ... See More +

Newsletter 16449 DEC 31, 1993

Commander, Simon; Burki, Shahid Javed; Soos, Karoly Attila; Eberstadt, Nicholas

Transition 4 (4) (English)

Taming China's wild west - Xinjiang, a region rediscovered Interview with John Flemming of the EBRD - responsibilities when output and hopes fall in eastern Europe. ... See More +

Newsletter 16444 MAY 31, 1993

Burki, Shahid Javed; Flemming, John; Sorsa, Piritta; Amsden, Alice H.

The sectoral foundations of China's development (English)

This volume is, in the best sense of the term, a collective effort. It was decided to make available to a wider public the fruits of the World Bank's sectoral explorations in China. ... See More +

Publication WDP148 JAN 31, 1992

Burki, Shahid Javed; Yusuf, Shahid [editors]

Developing Mongolia (English)

This paper describes the main characteristics of the Mongolian economy, delineates the reforms that are being introduced for the purposes of adjustment and structural change and finally defines the nature of the assistance which the Mongolian authorities might need to overcome the current economic crisis and promote long-term development. ... See More +

Publication WDP145 JAN 31, 1992

Yusuf, Shahid; Burki, Shahid Javed

Bank's world (English)

This Banks world newsletter includes some of the following issue: China is changing by Shahid Javed Burki; are you pestophobic? By Mary Lou Ingram; Eugene Black at 90 by Jill Roessner; redefining privatization by Donald May; an agenda for economic growth in the Sahel by Michael Gillette; getting ahead may now be easier by Alan Drattell; staff association survey by Ann Hammond; speak up! ... See More +

Newsletter 58666 MAY 01, 1988

Burki,Shahid Javed; Drattell,Alan M.; George,Morallina Fanwar; Gillette,Michael James; Hammond,Ann W.; Ingram,Mary Lou; May, Donald; ROESSNER, J. JILL Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
A growth and adjustment strategy for Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86252 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Changing perceptions and altered reality : emerging economies in the 1990s (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 20035 Publication
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication English
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication Spanish
Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin American and the Caribbean 1998 : banks and capital markets (English)
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JUN 30, 1999 19577 Publication
Beyond the Washington Consensus : institutions matter (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 18428 Publication Spanish
Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1997 : trade - towards open regionalism (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 18444 Publication
The long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decade : La larga marcha : una agenda de reformas para la proxima decada en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 1998 17079 Publication English
Annual World Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean 1996 : poverty and inequality (English)
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MAR 31, 1998 17563 Publication
Beyond the Washington Consensus : institutions matter : Mas alla del consenso de Washington : la hora de la reforma institucional (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1998 18428 Publication English
The long march : a reform agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean in the next decade (English)
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AUG 31, 1997 17079 Publication Spanish
Annual World Bank conference on development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1995 : the challenges of reform - proceedings of a conference held in Rio de Janeiro (English)
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APR 30, 1997 16498 Publication
Latin America after Mexico : quickening the pace (English)
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JUN 30, 1996 15795 Publication
Dismantling the populist state : the unfinished revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 30, 1996 15797 Publication
Comment on "How Industrial Reform Worked in China : the Role of Innovation, Competition, and Property Rights" (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 14425 Publication
Transition 4 (9) (English)
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DEC 31, 1993 16449 Newsletter
Transition 4 (4) (English)
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MAY 31, 1993 16444 Newsletter
The sectoral foundations of China's development (English)
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JAN 31, 1992 WDP148 Publication
Developing Mongolia (English)
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JAN 31, 1992 WDP145 Publication
Bank's world (English)
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MAY 01, 1988 58666 Newsletter