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OED IDA review : review of private sector development - IDA 10-12 (English)

This working paper is one of eight prepared for the report entitled "IDA's Partnership for Poverty Reduction (FY94-FY00) - An Independent Evaluation". ... See More +

Working Paper 27937 MAY 01, 2001

Rowat, Malcolm; Galenson, Alice

Support for smaller enterprises : Aide aux petites entreprises (French)

Bank strategy for smaller enterprises has generally been to ease the scarcity of term finance by providing funds and improving the banking system's ability to lend to them. ... See More +

Brief 22967 SEP 30, 1998

Buckley, Robert; Rodriguez, Edgard; Galenson, Alice; Mazumdar, Dipak Spanish, English Disclosed

Support for smaller enterprises (English)

Bank strategy for smaller enterprises has generally been to ease the scarcity of term finance by providing funds and improving the banking system's ability to lend to them. ... See More +

Brief 22967 SEP 30, 1998

Buckley, Robert; Rodriguez, Edgard; Galenson, Alice; Mazumdar, Dipak Spanish, French

Support for smaller enterprises : Apoyo a pequenas empresas (Spanish)

Bank strategy for smaller enterprises has generally been to ease the scarcity of term finance by providing funds and improving the banking system's ability to lend to them. ... See More +

Brief 22967 SEP 30, 1998

Buckley, Robert; Rodriguez, Edgard; Galenson, Alice; Mazumdar, Dipak French, English Disclosed

The evolution of the World Bank's railway lending (English)

Railways are important components of national transport systems. They have significant macroeconomic impacts through employment, financial deficits, service to other parts of the economy, and links to international trade. ... See More +

Publication WDP269 DEC 31, 1994

Galenson, Alice; Thompson, Louis S.

Forms of private sector participation in railways (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 12727 DEC 31, 1993

Galenson,Alice C.; Thompson,Louis Stanley Eligible for Disclosure

The evolution of Bank lending for infrastructure (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 12475 SEP 30, 1993

Galenson, Alice; ESD Eligible for Disclosure

Forms of private sector participation in railways (English)

Many railway activities traditionally reserved for monolithic public railways can be performed more effectively by the private sector. During the 1980s, the large budgetary demands and failure to achieve improved performance led many governments to consider privatization or, more appropriately, an increase in the role of the private sector and enhanced competition in railways. ... See More +

Brief 36009 JUN 01, 1993

Galenson, Alice; Thompson, Louis S. Disclosed

New Zealand - Roads operated like a public utility (English)

Expenditures by the National Roads Board are financed by road users, who are charged in proportion to the damage they impose. The surrogate market system promotes equity and accountability at a reasonable administrative cost. ... See More +

Brief 81615 AUG 01, 1990

Galenson, Alice Disclosed

Labor redundancy in the transport sector (English)

The issue of what to do with excess labor is critical to the success of any endeavour to improve the transport sector. Failure to reduce overstaffing leads to excessive wage bills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS158 FEB 28, 1989

Galenson, Alice

Investment incentives for industry : some guidelines for developing countries (English)

Developing countries frequently offer special incentives to investors as a way to promote industrialization. Many of the incentives offered, however, and many of the criteria used to select the beneficiaries have actually tended to encourage a structure of production that is inefficient, ill suited to the pattern of comparative advantage, and sometimes inconsistent with the original objectives of the incentive system. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP669 SEP 30, 1984

Galenson, Alice