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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

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

Distortions to agricultural incentives in India and other South Asia (English)

This chapter deals with the distortions to price incentives for agriculture that result from the trade, exchange rate and domestic policies in place in the four main South Asian countries, by summarizing and comparing the findings and themes of the more-detailed case studies on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56135 SEP 01, 2008

Gulati, Ashok; Pursell, Garry Disclosed

Distortions to agricultural incentives in India (Vol. 2) : National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in India (English)

This chapter analyzes the impact on incentives for India's agriculture resulting of price, trade and exchange rate policies, focusing on incentives for agriculture relative to incentives for manufacturing and the rest of the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56074 DEC 01, 2007

Pursell, Garry; Gulati, Ashok; Gupta, Kanupriya Disclosed

Distortions to agricultural incentives in India : Main report (English)

This chapter analyzes the impact on incentives for India's agriculture resulting of price, trade and exchange rate policies, focusing on incentives for agriculture relative to incentives for manufacturing and the rest of the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56074 DEC 01, 2007

Pursell, Garry; Gulati, Ashok; Gupta, Kanupriya Disclosed

Australia's experience with local content programs in the auto industry - lessons for India and other developing countries (English)

Local content programs - especially in the auto industry - accompanied many import substitution policies during the 1960s and 1970s, but most were abandoned in countries that liberalized trade in the 1980s, and early 1990s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2625 JUN 30, 2001

Pursell, Garry

Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement for South Asia : the case of agriculture (English)

This volume brings together the main papers presented at a workshop held in Kathmandu, Nepal, during April 22-24, 1996. The volume has four sections. ... See More +

Publication 20904 JAN 01, 1999

Blarel, Benoit; Pursell, Garry; Valdes, Alberto

Liberalizing Indian agriculture : an agenda for reform (English)

In July 1991, India embarked on a program of economic decontrol that greatly speeded the previously slow process of liberalizing trade and domestic regulatory controls begun in 1978. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1172 SEP 30, 1993

Pursell, Garry; Gulati, Ashok

Best practices in trade policy reform (English)

It was recognized by many developing countries in the 1980s that integration with the global economy is necessary for economic development and technological progress. ... See More +

Publication 10030 SEP 30, 1991

Thomas, Vinod; Edwards, Sebastian; Hutcheson, Thomas; Keesing, Donald; Matin, Kazi; Pursell, Garry; Yeats, Alexander; Nash, John

India - Effective incentives in India's agriculture : cotton, groundnuts, wheat and rice (English)

This study explicity considers the possibilities of international trade in evaluating the impact of incentives in agriculture. Specifically, the study estimates three standard coefficients (ratios): (a) the nominal protection coefficient (NPC); (b) the effective protection coefficient (EPC); and (c) the effective subsidy coefficient (ESC). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS332 JAN 31, 1990

Gulati, Ashok; Hanson, James; Pursell, Garry

The World Bank economic review 4(1) (English)

Do African countries pay more for imports? - Yes. Investment incentives: new money, debt relief, and the critical role of conditionality in the debt crisis. ... See More +

Publication 17593 JAN 31, 1990

Yeats, Alexander J.; Claessens, Stijn; Diwan, Ishac; Cohen, Daniel; Mundlak, Yair; Cavallo, Domingo; Domenech, Roberto; Mintz, Jack M.; Pursell, Garry

Industrial sickness, primary and secondary : the effects of exit constraints on industrial performance (English)

In an attempt to protect workers from unemployment, governments in some countries subsidize firms which would otherwise fail. This article examines the effects of such subsidies on output, prices, and welfare. ... See More +

Journal Article 14253 JAN 31, 1990

Pursell, Garry

On shadow pricing (English)

The principal purpose of the monograph is to use general equilibrium methodology to explain the logical foundations of shadow prices and the techniques for deriving shadow price expressions. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP792 JAN 31, 1986

Tower, Edward; Pursell, Garry

Korea's competitive edge : managing the entry into world markets (English)

Korea's remarkable export growth is the envy of much of the developing world. The purpose of this book is to broaden the discussion of Korea's competitive edge by developing the two foregoing themes: the first has to do with the intricacies and inner workings of the main institutions for export promotion in Korea; and the second with the selectivity possible in acquiring technology and marketing products over seas. ... See More +

Publication 13355 SEP 30, 1984

Yung Whee Rhee; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Pursell, Garry; EXT

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
A vision for development : dialogues on the work of Vinod Thomas (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 73355 Publication
Distortions to agricultural incentives in India and other South Asia (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 56135 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Distortions to agricultural incentives in India (Vol. 2) : National spreadsheet for agricultural distortions in India (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 56074 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Distortions to agricultural incentives in India : Main report (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 56074 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Australia's experience with local content programs in the auto industry - lessons for India and other developing countries (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2625 Policy Research Working Paper
Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement for South Asia : the case of agriculture (English)
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JAN 01, 1999 20904 Publication
Liberalizing Indian agriculture : an agenda for reform (English)
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SEP 30, 1993 WPS1172 Policy Research Working Paper
Best practices in trade policy reform (English)
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SEP 30, 1991 10030 Publication
India - Effective incentives in India's agriculture : cotton, groundnuts, wheat and rice (English)
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JAN 31, 1990 WPS332 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 4(1) (English)
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JAN 31, 1990 17593 Publication
Industrial sickness, primary and secondary : the effects of exit constraints on industrial performance (English)
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JAN 31, 1990 14253 Journal Article
On shadow pricing (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP792 Staff Working Paper
Korea's competitive edge : managing the entry into world markets (English)
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SEP 30, 1984 13355 Publication