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Opening address : Sri Lanka development forum Paris, December 18, 2000 (English)

This forum is regarding poignant words of the President of Sri Lanka, in her address to the nation at the opening of the new Parliament on November 9.This forum offer two personal observations to put the Forum's specific agenda in a global context, and to put them in one particular broader perspective first, on a global context; and second, on a broader perspective about leadership and people's participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 64838 DEC 18, 2000

Nishimizu, Mieko Disclosed

Proceedings of the regional technical workshop on transportation and transit facilitation : regional initiative on transport integration South Asia region (English)

This report presents an overview of the discussions held at the workshop. It does not attempt to elaborate on the entire content of the presentations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27045 APR 21, 1999

Nishimizu,Mieko Disclosed

Productivity change and dynamic comparative advantage (English)

This paper proposes a simple decomposition of the widely used DRC measure of international competitiveness into three distinct elements: (1) changes in international prices, (2) changes in production techniques and (3) total factor productivity change. ... See More +

Journal Article REP395 MAY 31, 1986

Nishimizu, Mieko; Page, John M. Jr.

Productivity change and dynamic comparative advantage (English)

This paper proposes a simple decomposition of the widely used DRC measure of international competitiveness into three distinct elements: (1) changes in international prices, (2) changes in production techniques and (3) total factor productivity change. ... See More +

Journal Article REP395 MAY 01, 1986

Nishimizu, Mieko; Page, John M. Jr. Disclosed

Fertilizer producer pricing in developing countries : issues and approaches (English)

This paper focusses on the setting of ex-factory prices for the producers of fertilizers in the developing world. Regardless of whether prices are determined by the free market or by an official agency, to be economically optimal they should perform several objectives: (1) the provision of stimulus to mobilize and allocate adequate resources for fertilizer capacity expansion; (2) encouragement of the optimal choice of process, effective control of feedstock and other operating costs; (3) satisfactory levels of capacity utilization; and (3) where necessary, closure of obsolete, high cost plants. ... See More +

Publication IAF11 JAN 31, 1986

Segura, Edilberto. L; Shetty, Y.T.; Mieko Nishimizu

Productivity change in Egyptian public sector industries after "The Opening" 1973-1979 (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of policy reforms on the productivity of Egypt's public sector enterprises. It finds an important asymmetry in the consequences of the reforms between the rapidly expanding import substitution sector with high productivity growth and the stagnant traditional export sector. ... See More +

Journal Article REP394 JAN 01, 1986

Handoussa, Heba; Nishimizu, Mieko; Page, John M. Jr Disclosed

Productivity change in Egyptian public sector industries after "The Opening" 1973-1979 (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of policy reforms on the productivity of Egypt's public sector enterprises. It finds an important asymmetry in the consequences of the reforms between the rapidly expanding import substitution sector with high productivity growth and the stagnant traditional export sector. ... See More +

Journal Article REP394 JAN 01, 1986

Handoussa, Heba; Nishimizu, Mieko; Page, John M. Jr

Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries (English)

The role of trade policies in increasing growth and efficiency has long been a major focus in the development literature. This paper examines the impact of different development strategies, especially export expansion and import substitution trade policies, on total factor productivity growth in the manufacturing industries. ... See More +

Working Paper REP336 JAN 01, 1984

Nishimizu, Mieko; Robinson, Sherman Disclosed

Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries (English)

The role of trade policies in increasing growth and efficiency has long been a major focus in the development literature. This paper examines the impact of different development strategies, especially export expansion and import substitution trade policies, on total factor productivity growth in the manufacturing industries. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD52 MAR 01, 1983

Nishimizu, Mieko; Robinson, Sherman Disclosed

Total factor productivity growth, technological progress and technical efficiency change : dimensions of productivity change in Yugoslavia, 1965-1978 (English)

This article, Total Factor Productivity Growth, Technological Progress, and Technical Efficiency Change: Dimensions of Productivity Change in Yugoslavia, 1965-78, was reprinted with permission from the December 1982 issue of The Economic Journal. ... See More +

Journal Article REP245 DEC 31, 1982

Nishimizu, Mieko; Page, John Disclosed

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Opening address : Sri Lanka development forum Paris, December 18, 2000 (English)
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DEC 18, 2000 64838 Working Paper
Proceedings of the regional technical workshop on transportation and transit facilitation : regional initiative on transport integration South Asia region (English)
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APR 21, 1999 27045 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Productivity change and dynamic comparative advantage (English)
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MAY 31, 1986 REP395 Journal Article
Productivity change and dynamic comparative advantage (English)
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MAY 01, 1986 REP395 Journal Article
Fertilizer producer pricing in developing countries : issues and approaches (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 IAF11 Publication
Productivity change in Egyptian public sector industries after "The Opening" 1973-1979 (English)
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JAN 01, 1986 REP394 Journal Article
Productivity change in Egyptian public sector industries after "The Opening" 1973-1979 (English)
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JAN 01, 1986 REP394 Journal Article
Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries (English)
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JAN 01, 1984 REP336 Working Paper
Trade policies and productivity change in semi-industrialized countries (English)
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MAR 01, 1983 DRD52 Departmental Working Paper
Total factor productivity growth, technological progress and technical efficiency change : dimensions of productivity change in Yugoslavia, 1965-1978 (English)
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DEC 31, 1982 REP245 Journal Article