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Implementing health sector reform in Central Asia : papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 1996 (English)

The theme of the Ashgabat seminar and this publication is implementing health sector reform in Central Asia. The seminar focused on topics central to restructuring health sector financing and health care delivery. ... See More +

Publication 18787 DEC 31, 1998

Feachem, Zuzana; Hensher, Martin; Rose, Laura [editors]

Social funds and reaching the poor : experiences and future directions (English)

This publication is an outcome of the International Workshop on Social Funds, held in May 27-30, 1997, in Washington D. C. The workshop's objectives are: 1) to assess a decade's implementation experience of social funds and their impact on poverty reduction; 2) to establish a broad consensus on their main achievements, weaknesses, and risks; 3) to generate a set of recommendations for improving existing operations as well as for the design of future social funds; and 4) to facilitate the integration of international and regional networks of social funds. ... See More +

Publication 18379 AUG 31, 1998

Bigio, Anthony G. [editor]

Urban and industrial management in developing countries : lessons from Japanese experience (English)

The papers for this publication were prepared for a training seminar jointly sponsored by the Economic Development Institute (EDI) of the World Bank and the Foundation for Advanced Studies in International Development (FASID). ... See More +

Publication 18357 JUL 31, 1998

Cruz, Wilfrido; Takemoto, Kazuhiko; Warford, Jeremy [editors] Chinese

Urban and industrial management in developing countries : lessons from Japanese experience (Chinese)

The papers for this publication were prepared for a training seminar jointly sponsored by the Economic Development Institute (EDI) of the World Bank and the Foundation for Advanced Studies in International Development (FASID). ... See More +

Publication 18357 JUL 31, 1998

Cruz, Wilfrido; Takemoto, Kazuhiko; Warford, Jeremy [editors] English

Restructuring and managing the enterprise in transition (English)

This book has a twofold objective. First, it adjusts traditional financial management tools to the needs of ex-socialist enterprises undergoing restructuring. ... See More +

Publication 18363 JUL 31, 1998

Crum, Roy L.; Goldberg, Itzhak

Toward the rural-based development of commerce and industry - selected experiences from East Asia (English)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the production and trade contracts now being tried at the grass-roots level in support of rural based industrialization. ... See More +

Publication 18348 MAY 31, 1998

Bhatt, V. V.; Lane, David; Jung-Hwan Lee; Deqiang Liu; Yujiro Hayami [editor}; Motoshige Itoh; BenjaJirapatpimol; Toshihiko Kawagoe; Masao Kikuchi; Ak Ohno; Keijiro Otsuka; Masayuki Tanimoto; Kazuo Wada

Sustainable health care financing in Southern Africa : papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Johnannesburg, South Africa, June 1996 (English)

This publication contains papers presented at a senior policy seminar held in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June 1996, and summarizes the proceedings. ... See More +

Publication 17908 MAY 31, 1998

Beattie, Allison; Doherty, Jane; Gilson,Lucy; Lambo Disclosed

Evaluating the impact of training and institutional development programs - a collaborative approach (English)

The cumulative experience of impact evaluations carried out by the Economic Development Institute (EDI), its partner institutions, and practitioners around the world demonstrates that involving decisionmakers and potential users of evaluation information in the various phases of the evaluation including definining its purpose and objectives, developing key indicators of impact, collecting and interpreting data, and formulating recommendations, can lead to valid and useful evaulation results and contribute to organizational learning. ... See More +

Publication 17366 JAN 31, 1998

Taschereau, Suzanne

Infrastructure strategies in East Asia : the untold story (English)

The papers presented in this book were originally written as background papers to the World Bank's World Development Report 1994: Infrastructure for Development. ... See More +

Publication 17148 AUG 31, 1997

Mody, Ashoka [editor] Disclosed

Policy choices and practical problems in health economics : cases from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Economists and health planners from the World Bank and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) designed and presented a series of seminars between 1987 and 1991 on health economics and financing in Latin America and the Caribbean to develop real economic problem-solving skills in a structured learning environment. ... See More +

Publication 16264 DEC 31, 1996

Overholt, Catherine A.; Saunders, Margaret K. [editors]

The evaluation of public expenditure in Africa (English)

This book examines the role of public expenditures in contributing to economic growth in Africa. It presents five country case studies -using Kenya, Zambia, Botswana, Ghana, and Guinea- that examine how institutions, perceptions, history, and culture have influenced decisions on government spending. ... See More +

Publication 16270 DEC 31, 1996

Bruton, Henry J.; Hill, Catharine B. [editors]

La construccion de un mercado de capitales : el caso de Chile (Spanish)

The objective of this paper is to contribute to the knowledge of the Chilean experience with capital markets. How can Chile, prior leader of the continent in the area of financial repression and having survived the 1982-3 financial crisis, have today the most developed capital market in Latin America and one of the most advanced among all developing countries? ... See More +

Publication 15980 AUG 31, 1996

Fontaine, Juan Andres

National assessments : testing the system (English)

This book is concerned with educational assessments that are systematic, usually sample based, collections of data that include a measurement of student achievement to guide policy. ... See More +

Publication 16023 AUG 31, 1996

Murphy, Paud; Greaney, Vincent; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Rojas, Carlos [editors]

The design and management of poverty reduction programs and projects in anglophone Africa (English)

This document presents the findings and conclusions of a seminar held in Kampala, Uganda in May 1992 to review the experience of Anglophone Africa in designing and managing poverty reduction programs and projects. ... See More +

Publication 15907 JUL 31, 1996

Bamberger, Michael; Yahie, Abdullahi M.; Matovu, George [editors]

The civil service system and economic development : the Japanese experience (English)

This report is a result of the colloquium, "The Civil Service and Economic Development: The Japanese Experience." The colloquium's objectives were to learn more about the Japanese civil service system, to compare it with other countries, and to draw some lessons for the developing and transition economies. ... See More +

Publication 15914 JUL 31, 1996

Hyung-Ki Kim

The economic evaluation of projects : papers from a curriculum development workshop (English)

The chapters in this volume were originally papers for an Economic Development Institute (EDI) Economic Analysis of Projects curriculum development workshop. ... See More +

Publication 15915 JUL 31, 1996

Davies, David G. [editor]

Leveling the playing field : giving girls an equal chance for basic education - three countries' efforts (English)

As part of the World Bank's efforts to enhance women's participation in economic development, the Economic Development Institute (EDI) is working to demonstrate to policymakers the advantages of educating girls, to help planners and educators design effective approaches, and to educate the broader public about the social and economic benefits of educating girls. ... See More +

Publication 15662 MAY 31, 1996

Seeing for yourself : research handbook for girls' education in Africa (English)

This book reflects a new dimension in the Bank's efforts to create effective strategies for girls' education. It recognizes the need to reach deeper into the community and to draw upon local participation to help produce reliable, timely, and culturally sensitive information on issues and priorities. ... See More +

Publication 15273 DEC 31, 1995

Kane, Eileen

The rain decided to help us : participatory watershed management in the State of Maharashtra, India (English)

Current development strategies stress the importance of beneficiary participation in the development process. The Economic Development Institute's (EDI's) Environment and Natural Resources Division addresses this issue in a number of its training activities. ... See More +

Publication 15198 NOV 30, 1995

Lobo, Crispino; Kochendorfer-Lucius, Gudrun; GTZ

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Implementing health sector reform in Central Asia : papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 1996 (English)
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DEC 31, 1998 18787 Publication
Social funds and reaching the poor : experiences and future directions (English)
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AUG 31, 1998 18379 Publication
Urban and industrial management in developing countries : lessons from Japanese experience (English)
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JUL 31, 1998 18357 Publication Chinese
Urban and industrial management in developing countries : lessons from Japanese experience (Chinese)
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JUL 31, 1998 18357 Publication English
Restructuring and managing the enterprise in transition (English)
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JUL 31, 1998 18363 Publication
Toward the rural-based development of commerce and industry - selected experiences from East Asia (English)
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MAY 31, 1998 18348 Publication
Sustainable health care financing in Southern Africa : papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Johnannesburg, South Africa, June 1996 (English)
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MAY 31, 1998 17908 Publication
Evaluating the impact of training and institutional development programs - a collaborative approach (English)
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JAN 31, 1998 17366 Publication
Infrastructure strategies in East Asia : the untold story (English)
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AUG 31, 1997 17148 Publication
Policy choices and practical problems in health economics : cases from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 31, 1996 16264 Publication
The evaluation of public expenditure in Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 1996 16270 Publication
La construccion de un mercado de capitales : el caso de Chile (Spanish)
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AUG 31, 1996 15980 Publication
National assessments : testing the system (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 16023 Publication
The design and management of poverty reduction programs and projects in anglophone Africa (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 15907 Publication
The civil service system and economic development : the Japanese experience (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 15914 Publication
The economic evaluation of projects : papers from a curriculum development workshop (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 15915 Publication
Leveling the playing field : giving girls an equal chance for basic education - three countries' efforts (English)
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MAY 31, 1996 15662 Publication
Seeing for yourself : research handbook for girls' education in Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 1995 15273 Publication
The rain decided to help us : participatory watershed management in the State of Maharashtra, India (English)
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NOV 30, 1995 15198 Publication