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The agricultural and rural development in Paraguay : diagnosis and policy options : El desarrollo agropecuario y rural en Paraguay : diagnostico y opciones de politica (Spanish)

The primary objective of this report on the agricultural and rural development in Paraguay was to present the main results and conclusions of a diagnosis and policy options on the current status of agricultural and rural Paraguay and constraints to its development. ... See More +

Working Paper 88019 MAY 27, 2011

Valdes, Alberto; Sili, Marcelo; Segura, Gerardo Disclosed

Beyond the city : the rural contribution to development (English)

Beyond the City evaluates the contribution of rural development and policies to growth, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation in the rest of the economy, as well as in the rural space. ... See More +

Publication 32333 JAN 01, 2005

de Ferranti, David; Perry, Guillermo E.; Foster, William; Lederman, Daniel; Valdes, Alberto Disclosed

Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)

This edition of Agua Series Brazil discusses social impacts and externalities of irrigation in semi-arid Brazil. In the context of the debates on the future role of the Government in the development of irrigation in the Northeast, it was decided to evaluate the costs and benefits to investments affected by this sector. ... See More +

Publication 41607 JUN 01, 2004

Valdes, Alberto; Wagner, Elmar; Marzall, Ivo; Simas, Jose; Morelli, Juan; Pereira, Lilian Plena; Azevedo, Luiz Gabriel T. Disclosed

Agricultural trade liberalization in a new trade round - perspectives of developing countries and transition economies (English)

This discussion paper contains seven studies, designed to a) review, and assess the impact of the implementation of the Uruguay Round (UR) Agreement on Agriculture, and, b) to analyze the key issues, interests, and options for developing countries in the new World Trade Organization's (WTO) round of multilateral trade negotiations in agriculture. ... See More +

Publication WDP418 SEP 30, 2001

Ingco, Merlinda; Winters, L. Alan [editors]; Oyejide, T. Ademola; Athukorala, Prema-chandra; Bale,Malcolm; Paz Cafferata, Julio; Valdes, Alberto; Kazlauskiene, Natalija; Meyers, William H.; Tangermann, Stefan; Roberts, Ivan; Podbury, Troy; Andrews, Neil; Fischer, Brian S.

Agricultural support policies in transition economies (English)

This report presents the findings of a study which examined agricultural price and trade interventions, and their impact on farm income, consumers' real income, and the government budget for the period 1994-97 in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine. ... See More +

Publication WTP470 MAY 31, 2000

Valdes, Alberto [editor]

Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement for South Asia : the case of agriculture (English)

This volume brings together the main papers presented at a workshop held in Kathmandu, Nepal, during April 22-24, 1996. The volume has four sections. ... See More +

Publication 20904 JAN 01, 1999

Blarel, Benoit; Pursell, Garry; Valdes, Alberto

Trade policy reform - lessons and implications (English)

This book contains a series of papers presented at the final conference sponsored by the Trade Expansion Program (TEP). The first chapter provides an overview of some of the lessons learned from the TEP's experience, among others, that trade policy reform is facilitated by the macroeconomic stability, even, though the last one, not necessarily needs a full attainment; that trade policy reform will only prove worthy when foreign exchange mechanisms are properly allocated; that trade reforms induce a self-sustaining behavior due to the credibility of such reforms; that the fiscal impact following trade reforms should be carefully considered, in order for these reforms to be effective and sustainable. ... See More +

Publication 18577 SEP 30, 1998

Nash, John (Editor); Takacs, Wendy (Editor); de Melo, Jaime; Collier, Paul; Panagariya, Arvind; Hood, Ron; Chia-Seng Wu; Shui-Chi Chuang; Finger, J. Michael; Hardy, Rebecca; Harrison, Ann; Revenga, Ana; Valdes, Alberto; Berg, Elliot

Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policy in Latin America during major policy reforms (English)

Since approximately 1990, most countries in Latin America have embarked on a multilateral process of trade liberalization for agricultural and non-agricultural products, effectively putting an end to four decades of import-substitution policies. ... See More +

Publication WDP349 NOV 30, 1996

Valdes, Alberto

Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Paraguay (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a Surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 to 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP327 AUG 31, 1996

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Martin, Julio

Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Ecuador (English)

This report is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a Surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 to 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP314 MAY 31, 1996

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Ramos, Hugo

Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade policies : a handbook for Chile (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 to 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP291 OCT 31, 1995

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Errazuriz, Felipe; Francisco, Emilio

Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Argentina (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 ot 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP294 OCT 31, 1995

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Sturzenegger, Adolfo; Bebczuk, Ricardo

Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade : a handbook for Colombia (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks that have arisen from a surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1986 to 1993. ... See More +

Publication WTP268 AUG 31, 1995

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Guterman, Lia

Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Uruguay (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a Surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 to 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP284 AUG 31, 1995

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; Roldos, Jorge; Chiara, Gabriel

Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade : a handbook for the Dominican Republic (English)

This is one of a series of handbooks which have arisen from a surveillance project to evaluate agricultural price and trade interventions in eight Latin American countries for seven commodities for the period 1984 to 1994. ... See More +

Publication WTP267 AUG 31, 1995

Valdes, Alberto; Schaeffer, Barry; de los Santos, Jesus

The plundering of agriculture in developing countries : Le pillage de l'agriculture dans les pays en développement (French)

Industry has been the darling of development, certainly for the now-industrial countries, and more recently for the developing countries. Those with the reins of policy in developing countries decided that agriculture was impervious to price incentives, so they believed that taxing it would sacrifice little in output. ... See More +

Publication 11231 JUL 01, 1994

Schiff,Maurice; Valdes,Alberto English Disclosed

The political economy of agricultural pricing policy : volume 4 - a synthesis of the economics in developing countries (English)

The core of this study is an in-depth analysis of the economic effects of agricultural economic interventions in eighteen developing countries during the period from 1960 to 1985. ... See More +

Publication 11260 SEP 30, 1992

Schiff, Maurice; Valdes, Alberto

The plundering of agriculture in developing countries (English)

Industry has been the darling of development, certainly for the now-industrial countries, and more recently for the developing countries. Those with the reins of policy in developing countries decided that agriculture was impervious to price incentives, so they believed that taxing it would sacrifice little in output. ... See More +

Publication 11231 SEP 30, 1992

Schiff,Maurice; Valdes,Alberto French Disclosed

The link between poverty and malnutrition : a household theoretic approach (English)

Past studies have identified nutrition exclusively with nutrient intake. A better definition of nutrition would critically affect the link between poverty and malnutrition and would affect the implications for policies designed to improve the nutritional status of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS536 NOV 30, 1990

Schiff, Maurice; Valdes, Alberto Disclosed

Trade, exchange rate, and agricultural pricing policies in Chile : The country study (English)

The objectives of this study were twofold. The first objective was to measure for the 1960 -84 period the level of price intervention on agricultural products and the effects it had on output, consumption, foreign exchange, the government budget, income transfers between agriculture and the rest of the economy, and income distribution. ... See More +

Publication 8505 FEB 28, 1990

Valdes, Alberto; Muchnik, Eugenia; Hurtado, Hernan

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The agricultural and rural development in Paraguay : diagnosis and policy options : El desarrollo agropecuario y rural en Paraguay : diagnostico y opciones de politica (Spanish)
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MAY 27, 2011 88019 Working Paper
Beyond the city : the rural contribution to development (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32333 Publication
Impactos e externalidades sociais da irrigacao no semi-arido Brasileiro (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2004 41607 Publication
Agricultural trade liberalization in a new trade round - perspectives of developing countries and transition economies (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 WDP418 Publication
Agricultural support policies in transition economies (English)
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MAY 31, 2000 WTP470 Publication
Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement for South Asia : the case of agriculture (English)
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JAN 01, 1999 20904 Publication
Trade policy reform - lessons and implications (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 18577 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policy in Latin America during major policy reforms (English)
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NOV 30, 1996 WDP349 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Paraguay (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 WTP327 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Ecuador (English)
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MAY 31, 1996 WTP314 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade policies : a handbook for Chile (English)
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OCT 31, 1995 WTP291 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Argentina (English)
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OCT 31, 1995 WTP294 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade : a handbook for Colombia (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 WTP268 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural price and trade policies : a handbook for Uruguay (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 WTP284 Publication
Surveillance of agricultural prices and trade : a handbook for the Dominican Republic (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 WTP267 Publication
The plundering of agriculture in developing countries : Le pillage de l'agriculture dans les pays en développement (French)
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JUL 01, 1994 11231 Publication English
The political economy of agricultural pricing policy : volume 4 - a synthesis of the economics in developing countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1992 11260 Publication
The plundering of agriculture in developing countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1992 11231 Publication French
The link between poverty and malnutrition : a household theoretic approach (English)
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NOV 30, 1990 WPS536 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade, exchange rate, and agricultural pricing policies in Chile : The country study (English)
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FEB 28, 1990 8505 Publication