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Light manufacturing in Vietnam : creating jobs and prosperity in a middle-income economy (English)

Economic reforms have altered Vietnam from one of the world's lowest income countries to a lower-middle-income country. However, since 2008, Vietnam has faced major challenges in restoring macroeconomic balances and sustaining high economic growth. ... See More +

Publication 84040 JAN 24, 2014

Dinh, Hinh T.; Mishra, Deepak; Binh, Le Duy; Pham, Duc Minh; Hang, Pham Thi Thu Disclosed

Tales from the development frontier (English)

Tales from the development frontier is an important publication that presents analytical reviews and case studies that show how selected developing countries have developed light manufacturing to create jobs and foster prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 81049 SEP 10, 2013

Dinh, Hinh T.; Rawski, Thomas G.; Zafar, Ali; Wang, Lihong; Mavroeidi, Eleonora Disclosed

Social capital, product imitation and growth with learning externalities (English)

Links between social capital, human capital, and product imitation are studied in an overlapping generations model of endogenous growth where the key benefit of social capital is to promote imitation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6607 SEP 01, 2013

Agenor, Pierre-Richard; Dinh, Hinh T. Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Zambia : job creation and prosperity in a resource-based economy (English)

This book on light manufacturing in Zambia is part of broader World Bank work on light manufacturing in Africa. The focus on light manufacturing, with its emphasis on labor-intensive economic activities, is particularly appropriate for a resource-based economy such as that of Zambia. ... See More +

Publication 78686 JUN 13, 2013

Dinh, Hinh T. Disclosed

Public policy and industrial transformation in the process of development (English)

This paper studies the role of public policy in promoting industrial transformation from an imitationbased, low-skill economy to an innovation-based, high-skill economy, where technological progress now occurs through the domestic invention of ideas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6405 APR 01, 2013

Agenor, Pierre-Richard; Dinh, Hinh T. Disclosed

From imitation to innovation : public policy for industrial transformation (English)

What role does public policy play in helping countries accelerate the industrialization process? This note aims to answer this question by applying a framework to analyze the process of transitioning from imitation to innovation. ... See More +

Brief 77214 APR 01, 2013

Agenor, Pierre-Richard; Dinh, Hinh T Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)

The chapters in part one provides the overall context of light manufacturing in Tanzania. Chapter one presents the rationale for the study, the potential of the sector in creating jobs and prosperity for Africa, and the approach and methodology of the study. ... See More +

Publication 80893 JAN 01, 2013

Dinh, Hinh T.; Monga, Celestin; Morisset, Jacques; Kweka, Josaphat; Yagci, Fahrettin; Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Performance of manufacturing firms in Africa : an empirical analysis (English)

This book sheds light on the characteristics of formal and informal manufacturing firms in Africa by comparing these firms with firms in other regions. ... See More +

Publication 71732 AUG 07, 2012

Dinh, Hinh T; Clarke, George R.G. Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L'industrie légère en Afrique : politiques ciblées pour susciter l'investissement privé et créer des emplois (French)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Chandra,Vandana; Cossar,Frances; Dinh,Hinh Truong; Palmade,Vincent English Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Chandra,Vandana; Cossar,Frances; Dinh,Hinh Truong; Palmade,Vincent French Disclosed

The binding constraint on firms' growth in developing countries (English)

Firms in developing countries face numerous and serious constraints on their growth, ranging from corruption to lack of infrastructure to inability to access finance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5485 NOV 01, 2010

Dinh, Hinh T.; Mavridis, Dimitris A.; Nguyen, Hoa B. Disclosed

United States - China external imbalance and the global financial crisis (English)

This paper advances an alternative explanation of the large external imbalance between the United States (U.S.) and China, and its linkages to the current global financial crisis. ... See More +

Journal Article 82061 JUN 23, 2010

Lin, Justin Yifu; Dinh, Hinh T.; Im, Fernando Disclosed

Zambia : Public expenditure management and financial accountability review (English)

Zambia's economy is not growing fast. Poverty is on the rise. The quality of economic governance is on the decline. And public resources are not well spent. ... See More +

Publication 34424 OCT 12, 2004

Dinh, Hinh; Adugna, Adebe; Myers, Bernard Disclosed

The impact of cash budgets on poverty reduction in Zambia : a case study of the conflict between well-intentioned macroeconomic policy and service delivery to the poor (English)

In the early 1990s, facing runaway inflation and budget discipline problems, the Zambian government introduced the so-called 'cash budget," in which government domestic spending is limited to domestic revenue, leaving no room for excess spending. ... See More +

Working Paper 68547 NOV 01, 2002

Dinh, Hinh T.; Adugna, Abebe; Myers, Bernard Disclosed

The impact of cash budgets on poverty reduction in Zambia : a case study of the conflict between well-intentioned macroeconomic policy and service delivery to the poor (English)

Facing runaway inflation and budget discipline problems in the early 1990s, the Zambian government introduced the so-called cash budget in which government domestic spending is limited to domestic revenue, leaving no room for excess spending. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2914 OCT 31, 2002

Hinh T. Dinh; Adugna, Abebe; Myers, Bernard

Fiscal solvency and sustainability in economic management (English)

Fiscal policy is central to a country's economic and social objectives, from macroeconomic stability to sustainable growth and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2213 OCT 31, 1999

Dinh, Hinh T.

Inflation tax and deficit financing in Egypt (English)

Although Egypt's budget deficit is far above the level found in other low-middle-income countries, the inflation rate in Egypt has never been very high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS668 MAY 31, 1991

Dinh, Hinh T.; Giugale, Marcelo

Interest rate policy in Egypt : its role in stabilization and adjustment (English)

An appropriate interest rate policy is considered essential to the success of stabilization and adjustment programs that Egypt might undertake. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS655 APR 30, 1991

Dailami, Mansoor; Hinh T. Dinh

Money, inflation, and deficit in Egypt (English)

Egypt has been able to escape high inflation by depleting its stocks of creditworthiness, money illusion, and enforceable foreign-exchange controls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS553 DEC 31, 1990

Giugale, Marcelo; Hinh T. Dinh

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Light manufacturing in Vietnam : creating jobs and prosperity in a middle-income economy (English)
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JAN 24, 2014 84040 Publication
Tales from the development frontier (English)
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SEP 10, 2013 81049 Publication
Social capital, product imitation and growth with learning externalities (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6607 Policy Research Working Paper
Light manufacturing in Zambia : job creation and prosperity in a resource-based economy (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 78686 Publication
Public policy and industrial transformation in the process of development (English)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6405 Policy Research Working Paper
From imitation to innovation : public policy for industrial transformation (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77214 Brief
Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80893 Publication
Performance of manufacturing firms in Africa : an empirical analysis (English)
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AUG 07, 2012 71732 Publication
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L'industrie légère en Afrique : politiques ciblées pour susciter l'investissement privé et créer des emplois (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication English
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication French
The binding constraint on firms' growth in developing countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 WPS5485 Policy Research Working Paper
United States - China external imbalance and the global financial crisis (English)
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JUN 23, 2010 82061 Journal Article
Zambia : Public expenditure management and financial accountability review (English)
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OCT 12, 2004 34424 Publication
The impact of cash budgets on poverty reduction in Zambia : a case study of the conflict between well-intentioned macroeconomic policy and service delivery to the poor (English)
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NOV 01, 2002 68547 Working Paper
The impact of cash budgets on poverty reduction in Zambia : a case study of the conflict between well-intentioned macroeconomic policy and service delivery to the poor (English)
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OCT 31, 2002 WPS2914 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal solvency and sustainability in economic management (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 WPS2213 Policy Research Working Paper
Inflation tax and deficit financing in Egypt (English)
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MAY 31, 1991 WPS668 Policy Research Working Paper
Interest rate policy in Egypt : its role in stabilization and adjustment (English)
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APR 30, 1991 WPS655 Policy Research Working Paper
Money, inflation, and deficit in Egypt (English)
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DEC 31, 1990 WPS553 Policy Research Working Paper