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Paraguay - Country economic memorandum : macroeconomic policies to reactivate growth : Paraguay - Politicas macroeconomicas para reactivar el crecimiento (Spanish)

The recent inauguration of a new administration led by President Cubas presents an opportunity to activate economic growth by implementing policies that increase economic efficiency and attract private investment. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 18392 MAR 05, 1999

Gonzalez, Jose Antonio; Thobani, Mateen; Garcia, Valeriano; Moore, Michael; Iglesias, Augusto; Sappelli, Claudio; Rajapatirana, Sarath English Disclosed

Paraguay - Country economic memorandum : macroeconomic policies to reactivate growth (English)

The recent inauguration of a new administration led by President Cubas presents an opportunity to activate economic growth by implementing policies that increase economic efficiency and attract private investment. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 18392 MAR 05, 1999

Gonzalez, Jose Antonio; Thobani, Mateen; Garcia, Valeriano; Moore, Michael; Iglesias, Augusto; Sappelli, Claudio; Rajapatirana, Sarath Spanish

Total strangers or soul mates? - antidumping and competition policies in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

As a result of trade reforms in the 1980s and 1990s Latin American and Caribbean countries became more open than at any time since World War II. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1958 AUG 31, 1998

Guash, J. Luis; Rajapatirana, Sarath

Evaluating Bolivia's choices for trade integration (English)

Regional integration initiatives have surged in Latin America while many countries have undertaken unilateral trade liberalization, and external market access prospects have improved with the successful conclusion of the Uruguay Round. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1632 AUG 31, 1996

Rajapatirana, Sarath

Trade policies, macroeconomic adjustment, and manufactured exports : the Latin American experience (English)

The author examines the relationship between trade policies and macroeconomic adjustment in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1492 AUG 31, 1995

Rajapatirana, Sarath

Unshackling the private sector : a Latin American story (English)

During the past decade, many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean that were plagued by high inflation, a large debt burden, and low growth have transformed themselves into stable, capital-receiving, and growing economies. ... See More +

Publication 14868 JUL 31, 1995

Holden, Paul; Rajapatirana, Sarath

Post trade liberalization policy and institutional challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay undertook extensive trade reform at a time of crisis, at which time institutional reform was difficult to undertake. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1465 MAY 31, 1995

Rajapatirana, Sarath

Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries, 1970-90 - a summary : Auge, crisis y ajuste la experiencia macroeconomica de los paises en desarrollo, 1970-90 - resumen (Spanish)

This publication is a summary of the full book which reviews the macroeconomic experiences of eighteen developing countries and looks at the interplay between politics and economics and motivations for economic policies. ... See More +

Publication 13729 APR 01, 1995

Little, I.M.D.; Cooper, Richard N.; Corden, W. Max; Rajapatirana, Sarath English Disclosed

The interface of trade, investment, and competition policies : issues and challenges for Latin America (English)

Latin American countries have not had much experience with competition policy. Restricted trade policies, together with no competition policy, have often resulted in domestic monopolies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1393 DEC 31, 1994

Guasch, J. Luis; Rajapatirana, Sarath

Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries, 1970-90 - a summary (English)

This publication is a summary of the full book which reviews the macroeconomic experiences of eighteen developing countries and looks at the interplay between politics and economics and motivations for economic policies. ... See More +

Publication 13729 NOV 30, 1994

Little, I.M.D.; Cooper, Richard N.; Corden, W. Max; Rajapatirana, Sarath Spanish Disclosed

The evolution of trade treaties and trade creation : lessons for Latin America (English)

The author examines the main distinction between trade liberalization under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and under regional trading agreements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1371 OCT 31, 1994

Rajapatirana, Sarath

Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries (English)

This book reviews the macroeconomic experiences of eighteen developing countries and looks at the interplay between politics and economics and motivations for economic policies. ... See More +

Publication 12717 DEC 31, 1993

Little, I.M.D.; Cooper, Richard N.; Corden, W. Max; Rajapatirana, Sarath

Trade policy reform in Latin America and the Caribbean in the 1980s (English)

The authors examine the wide-ranging and fundamental trade reforms undertaken in 16 Latin American and Caribbean countries in the 1980s. These reforms have dramatically altered the nature of the trade regimes in these countries and are particularly significant because they were undertaken during severe economic crisis and uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1104 FEB 28, 1993

Alam, Asad; Rajapatirana, Sarath

The domestic financial market and the trade liberalization outcome : the evidence from Sri Lanka (English)

The authors developed a framework for analyzing the relationship between domestic financial markets and the effects of trade liberalization and applied it to Sri Lanka's experience between 1977 and 1987. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS590 FEB 28, 1991

Athukorala, Premachandra; Rajapatirana, Sarath

Foreign trade regimes and economic growth in developing countries (English)

This article surveys empirical studies of the static gains from a movement toward free trade and studies of the dynamic effects of growth in exports on per capita income. ... See More +

Journal Article 14123 JUL 31, 1987

Lal, Deepak; Rajapatirana, Sarath

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

Lessons from the Southern Cone policy reforms. Land rights systems and agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The relevance for developing countries of recent developments in macroeconomic theory. ... See More +

Publication 17491 JUL 31, 1987

Corbo, Vittorio; de Melo, Jaime; Feder, Gershon; Noronha, Raymond; Corden, W. Max; Lal, Deepak; Rajapatirana, Sarath; Wade, Robert

Foreign trade regimes and economic growth in developing countries (English)

This paper surveys empirical studies which seek to demonstrate the limited static gains from a movement towards free trade in Section I. Section II surveys statistical studies which have established the dynamic effects of growth in exports on that of per capita income. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD217 SEP 30, 1986

Lal, Deepak; Rajapatirana, Sarath Disclosed

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Paraguay - Country economic memorandum : macroeconomic policies to reactivate growth : Paraguay - Politicas macroeconomicas para reactivar el crecimiento (Spanish)
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MAR 05, 1999 18392 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report English
Paraguay - Country economic memorandum : macroeconomic policies to reactivate growth (English)
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MAR 05, 1999 18392 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report Spanish
Total strangers or soul mates? - antidumping and competition policies in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 31, 1998 WPS1958 Policy Research Working Paper
Evaluating Bolivia's choices for trade integration (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 WPS1632 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policies, macroeconomic adjustment, and manufactured exports : the Latin American experience (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 WPS1492 Policy Research Working Paper
Unshackling the private sector : a Latin American story (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 14868 Publication
Post trade liberalization policy and institutional challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 WPS1465 Policy Research Working Paper
Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries, 1970-90 - a summary : Auge, crisis y ajuste la experiencia macroeconomica de los paises en desarrollo, 1970-90 - resumen (Spanish)
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APR 01, 1995 13729 Publication English
The interface of trade, investment, and competition policies : issues and challenges for Latin America (English)
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DEC 31, 1994 WPS1393 Policy Research Working Paper
Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries, 1970-90 - a summary (English)
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NOV 30, 1994 13729 Publication Spanish
The evolution of trade treaties and trade creation : lessons for Latin America (English)
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OCT 31, 1994 WPS1371 Policy Research Working Paper
Boom, crisis, and adjustment : the macroeconomic experience of developing countries (English)
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DEC 31, 1993 12717 Publication
Trade policy reform in Latin America and the Caribbean in the 1980s (English)
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FEB 28, 1993 WPS1104 Policy Research Working Paper
The domestic financial market and the trade liberalization outcome : the evidence from Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 28, 1991 WPS590 Policy Research Working Paper
Foreign trade regimes and economic growth in developing countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1987 14123 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 2 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1987 17491 Publication
Foreign trade regimes and economic growth in developing countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 DRD217 Departmental Working Paper