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The economic analysis of sector investment programs (English)

This paper discusses the economic analysis of sector investment or expenditure programs, collectively referred to as SIPS. There are many different views as to what actually constitutes a SIP. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1973 SEP 30, 1998

Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput

The World Bank research observer 12 (1) (English)

Producer turnover and productivity growth in developing countries. Mark J. Roberts and James R. Tybout Housing and income distribution in Russia: Zhivago's legacy. ... See More +

Publication 16355 FEB 28, 1997

Roberts, Mark J.; Tybout, James R.; Buckley, Robert M.; Gurenko, Eugene N.; Shantayanan Devarajan; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Harberger, Arnold C.; West, Edwin G.; Carnoy, Martin

Beyond rate of return : reorienting project appraisal (English)

Traditional approaches to project appraisal fail in practice to address two fundamental questions: whether a project belongs in the public or the private sector; and what effect any external assistance associated with the project has on the country's development. ... See More +

Journal Article 76596 FEB 01, 1997

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 11 (1) (English)

How international exchange, technology, and institutions affect workers : an introduction; by Ishac Diwan, and Michael Walton. Learning by trading and the returns to human capital in developing countries; by Christopher A. ... See More +

Publication 26449 JAN 31, 1997

Syrquin, Moshe [editor]; Diwan, Ishac; Walton, Michael; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Wood, Adrian; Tan, Hong; Batra, Geeta; Assaad,Ragui; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Ghanem, Hafez; Thierfelder, Karen; Banerji, Arup

Impact of labor market regulations (English)

This article investigates the impact of labor market regulations in a setting with incomplete compliance. It takes as its starting point the limited evidence regarding the distortionary costs of labor market regulations and argues that there may exist natural limits to the efficiency losses engendered by such regulations. ... See More +

Journal Article 77239 JAN 01, 1997

Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput Disclosed

The whys and why nots of export taxation (English)

The authors review the arguments for taxing imports, considering two cases: one in which a country has market power in the export commodity, and one in which it does not. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1684 NOV 30, 1996

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Go, Delfin; Schiff, Maurice; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput

Reviving project appraisal at the World Bank (English)

The authors focus on two broad questions: 1) what is the proper role for project evaluation in today's world, where countries have reduced major economic distortions and are reconsidering the role of the state? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1496 AUG 31, 1995

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput

The impact of labor market regulations (English)

The authors investigate the impact of labor market regulations in settings where compliance is incomplete. They review some stylized facts about labor market behavior, present an analytical model that may explain such behavior, and provide a checklist for assessing the distortionary impact of a regulation such as the minimum wage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1418 FEB 28, 1995

Squire, Lyn; Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput