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Africa's growth turnaround : from fewer mistakes to sustained growth (English)

After stagnating for much of its postcolonial history, economic performance in Sub?Saharan Africa has markedly improved. Since 1995, average economic growth has been close to 5 percent per year. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 57753 JAN 01, 2009

Page, John Disclosed

The impact of remittances on poverty and inequality in Ghana (English)

This paper uses a new, 2005/06 nationally-representative household survey to analyze the impact of internal remittances (from Ghana) and international remittances (from African and other countries) on poverty and inequality in Ghana. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4732 SEP 01, 2008

Adams, Richard H., Jr.; Cuecuecha, Alfredo; Page, John Disclosed

Hunting for Leopards : long run country income dynamics in Africa (English)

This paper examines the country-level dynamics of long-run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. The authors examine how growth has affected mobility and the distribution of income among countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4715 SEP 01, 2008

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)

This book is a collection of essays that seeks to answer three interrelated sets of questions about Africa's recent growth recovery. The first set of essays addresses questions about the drivers and durability of Africa's growth. ... See More +

Publication 43976 APR 14, 2008

Go, Delfin S.; Page, John; Arbache, Jorge; Korman, Vijdan; Ye, Xiao; Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Fitzpatrick, Brendan; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen; Lofgren, Hans; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Plaza, Sonia; Raddatz, Claudio; Devlin, Julia; Lewin, Michael; Ranaweera, Thilakaratna; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Andriamihaja, Noro; Vecchi, Giovanni; Essama-Nssah, B.; Kearney, Marna Disclosed

Remittances, consumption and investment in Ghana (English)

This paper uses a new, nationally-representative household survey from Ghana to analyze within a rigorous econometric framework how the receipt of internal remittances (from within Ghana) and international remittances (from African or other countries) affects the marginal spending behavior of households on a broad range of consumption and investment goods, including food, education and housing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4515 FEB 01, 2008

Adams, Richard H., Jr.; Cuecuecha, Alfredo; Page, John Disclosed

Is Africa's economy at a turning point? (English)

In this paper, Arbache, Go, and Page examine the recent acceleration of growth in Africa. Unlike the past, the performance is now registered broadly across several types of countries-particularly the oil-exporting and resource-intensive countries and, in more recent years, the large- and middle-income economies, as well as coastal and low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4519 FEB 01, 2008

Arbache, Jorge; Go, Delfin S.; Page, John Disclosed

Aid, growth, and real exchange rate dynamics (English)

Devarajan, Go, Page, Robinson, and Thierfelder argued that if aid is about the future and recipients are able to plan consumption and investment decisions optimally over time, then the potential problem of an aid-induced appreciation of the real exchange rate (Dutch disease) does not occur. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4480 JAN 01, 2008

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Go, Delfin S.; Page, John; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen Disclosed

Patterns of long term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Using the most recent purchasing power parity data for 44 sub-Saharan African countries, this paper examines the characteristics of long run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4398 NOV 01, 2007

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

More growth or fewer collapses ? a new look at long run growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Low and highly volatile growth define Africa's growth experience. But there is no evidence that growth volatility is associated to long term economic performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4384 NOV 01, 2007

Arbache, Jorge Saba; Page, John Disclosed

Migration remittances and development : a review of global evidence (English)

Globalization makes it possible for immigrants to remain connected with their native countries while residing abroad, thus diminishing their loss of identity and separation from their countries of origin. ... See More +

Working Paper 69453 JAN 01, 2006

Page, John; Plaza, Sonia Disclosed

International migration, remittances, and poverty in developing countries (English)

Few studies have examined the impact of international migration and remittances on poverty in a broad cross-section of developing countries. The authors try to fill this gap by constructing a new data set on poverty, international migration, and remittances for 74 low- and middle-income developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3179 DEC 01, 2003

Richard H. Adams, Jr.; John Page

Reaching effective consensus : Monterrey and the development agenda (English)

Recent international conferences have reflected a renewed interest in development. Among the most notable have been the 2001 Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in Doha, Qatar, which launched the "development round" of talks on trade liberalization; the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa; and the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, which resulted in the Monterrey Consensus on the international agenda for development. ... See More +

Brief 27590 NOV 01, 2003

Page, John; Pugatch, Todd Disclosed

Globalization and firm competitiveness in the Middle East and North Africa Region (English)

Globalization has increased competitive pressures on firms. Together with rapid technological change, it has altered the environment in which firms operate. ... See More +

Publication 24561 JUN 30, 2002

Fawzy, Samiha [editor]; Madani, Dorsati; Page, John; Hafsi, Taieb; Stone, Andrew H.W.; Nugent, Jeffrey B.; Iskander, Magdi R.; Chamlou,Nedereh; Sullivan, John D.; Lall, Sanjay; Mansour, Antoine; El-Gamal, Mahmoud A.; El-Megharbel, Nihal; Inanoglu, Hulusi; Tohamy, Sahar Arabic

Globalization and firm competitiveness in the Middle East and North Africa Region (Arabic)

Globalization has increased competitive pressures on firms. Together with rapid technological change, it has altered the environment in which firms operate. ... See More +

Publication 24561 JUN 30, 2002

Fawzy, Samiha [editor]; Madani, Dorsati; Page, John; Hafsi, Taieb; Stone, Andrew H.W.; Nugent, Jeffrey B.; Iskander, Magdi R.; Chamlou,Nedereh; Sullivan, John D.; Lall, Sanjay; Mansour, Antoine; El-Gamal, Mahmoud A.; El-Megharbel, Nihal; Inanoglu, Hulusi; Tohamy, Sahar English

Development outreach 2 (1) : the aftermath of the WTO - what lies ahead in the new millennium (English)

What our readers think : Peace and development - one struggle, two fronts; by Kofi Annan. Development Report : what lies ahead in the new millennium? ... See More +

Newsletter 23209 JAN 31, 2000

Annan, Kofi; Ralston Saul, John; Olorunyomi, Dapo; Mbeki, Thabo; Aslund, Anders; Havel, Vaclav; Leipziger, Danny; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Aiyar, Swaminathan S.; Thomas, Vinod; Madani,Dorsati; Martin, Will; Page, John; Nanivska, Vira Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (Arabic)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 JAN 01, 2000

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (Arabic)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 JAN 01, 2000

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Spanish, French, English Disclosed

Reconstruction in Lebanon : challenges for macroeconomic management (English)

In this report, the authors set out to investigate whether the existing macroeconomic imbalances in Lebanon should be considered as a serious threat to the reconstruction process or as inevitable, transitory phenomena, and what is the appropriate macroeconomic stance to deal with these imbalances. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 20959 APR 30, 1999

Gressani, Daniela; Page, John

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (English)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 SEP 26, 1993

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Disclosed

The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from 1965 to 1990. It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication 12351 SEP 26, 1993

Birdsall,Nancy M.; Campos,Jose Edgardo L.; Kim,Chang-Shik; Corden, W. Max; MacDonald, Lawrence [editor]; Pack,Howard; Page,John; Sabor, Richard; Stiglitz,Joseph E. Spanish, Arabic, French Disclosed

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Africa's growth turnaround : from fewer mistakes to sustained growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 57753 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of remittances on poverty and inequality in Ghana (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4732 Policy Research Working Paper
Hunting for Leopards : long run country income dynamics in Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4715 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)
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APR 14, 2008 43976 Publication
Remittances, consumption and investment in Ghana (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4515 Policy Research Working Paper
Is Africa's economy at a turning point? (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4519 Policy Research Working Paper
Aid, growth, and real exchange rate dynamics (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 WPS4480 Policy Research Working Paper
Patterns of long term growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 WPS4398 Policy Research Working Paper
More growth or fewer collapses ? a new look at long run growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 WPS4384 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration remittances and development : a review of global evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 69453 Working Paper
International migration, remittances, and poverty in developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 WPS3179 Policy Research Working Paper
Reaching effective consensus : Monterrey and the development agenda (English)
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NOV 01, 2003 27590 Brief
Globalization and firm competitiveness in the Middle East and North Africa Region (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 24561 Publication Arabic
Globalization and firm competitiveness in the Middle East and North Africa Region (Arabic)
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JUN 30, 2002 24561 Publication English
Development outreach 2 (1) : the aftermath of the WTO - what lies ahead in the new millennium (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 23209 Newsletter
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2000 12351 Publication
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2000 12351 Publication Spanish, French, English
Reconstruction in Lebanon : challenges for macroeconomic management (English)
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APR 30, 1999 20959 Departmental Working Paper
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy : Main report (English)
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SEP 26, 1993 12351 Publication
The East Asian miracle : economic growth and public policy (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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SEP 26, 1993 12351 Publication Spanish, Arabic, French