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Promoting growth and employment in South Africa (English)

This study examines the pressing challenge of generating sustainable growth, job creation, and poverty reduction in South Africa, drawing extensively on research supported by the World Bank over the last few years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 24636 JUN 30, 2002

Lewis, Jeffrey D.; White, Paula J. [editor]

Free trade agreements and the SADC economies (English)

Countries in Southern Africa have engaged in a variety of trade liberalization initiatives : South Africa and the European Union (EU) negotiated a free trade agreement (FTA) in 1999; the EU unilaterally opened its markets to some of the countries in the region in 2001 under its "Everything But Arms" (EBA) initiative; and, members of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) are pursuing a FTA. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23657 FEB 28, 2002

Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen

Reform and opportunity : the changing role and patterns of trade in South Africa and SADC (English)

This paper examines the changing role of trade in South Africa and Southern African Development Community (SADC) from different vantage points. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22705 MAR 31, 2001

Lewis, Jeffrey D.

The World Bank economic review 10(3) (English)

Patterns of transition from plan to market. Martha de Melo, Cevdet Denizer, and Alan Gelb Hungary's bankruptcy experience, 1992-1993. Cheryl W. ... See More +

Publication 16038 SEP 30, 1996

De Melo, Martha; Denizer, Cevdet; Gelb, Alan; Gray, Cheryl W.; Schlorke, Sabine; Szanyi, Miklos; Campos, Jose Edgardo; Esfahani, Hadi Salehi; Chomitz, Kenneth M.; Gray, David A.; Henderson,J. Vernon; Kuncoro, Ari; Yitzhaki, Shlomo; Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Deininger, Klaus; Squire, Lyn

Beyond the Uruguay Round : the implications of an Asian free trade area (English)

The Pacific Rim members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group have different views about the role each should play in fostering further trade liberalization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1467 JUN 30, 1995

Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman; Zhi Wang

Policy lessons from a simple open - economy model (English)

The authors show how two-sector models can be used to derive policy lessons about adjustment in developing economies. In the past two decades, changes in the external environment and in economic policies have been the key factors in the performance of developing economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1375 NOV 30, 1994

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Go, Delfin S.; Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman; Sinko, Pekka

External shocks, purchasing power parity, and the equilibrium real exchange rate (English)

Two approaches are commonly used to determine the equilibrium real exchange rate in a country after external shocks: purchasing power parity (PPP) calculations and the Salter-Swan, tradables-nontradables model. ... See More +

Journal Article 14289 JAN 31, 1993

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman

The World Bank economic review 7(1) (English)

Moderate inflation. External shocks, purchasing power parity, and the equilibrium real exchange rate. Estimating returns to scale with large, imperfect panels: an application to Chilean manufacturing industries. ... See More +

Publication 17645 JAN 31, 1993

Dornbusch, Rudiger; Fischer, Stanley; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Lewis, Jeffrey D.; Robinson, Sherman; Levy, Brian; Westbrook, M. Daniel; Tybout, James R.; Krishna, Kala Disclosed