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Private sector manufacturing in Hungary : a survey of firms (English)

The central objective of this research was to document the characteristics and problems of private sector manufacturers in Hungary so they can be supported as effectively as possible. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11575 DEC 31, 1992

Webster, Leila

Private sector manufacturing in Poland : a survey of firms (English)

The central objective of this research was to document the characteristics and problems of private sector manufacturers in Poland so that they can be supported as effectively as possible. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11576 DEC 31, 1992

Webster, Leila

Private sector manufacturing in Czech and Slovak Federal Republic : a survey of firms (English)

The central objective of this research was to document the characteristics and problems of private sector manufacturers in the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (CSFR) so that they can be supported as effectively as possible. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11554 DEC 31, 1992

Swanson, Dan; Webster, Leila; IEN

The impact of financial reform : the Turkish experience (English)

This paper examines the impact of financial reform on the behavior of financial sector agents as well as on the corporate sector. Financial liberalization, along with trade reform, lay at the core of the comprehensive economic reform program launched in 1980 in Turkey. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11688 DEC 31, 1992

Atiyas, Izak; Ersel, Hasan

Foreign investment, market structure and industrial performance (English)

The objective of the present volume is to present a way of thinking analytically about foreign corporations and industrial performance -- a way that strips some of the ideology or romanticism from debate. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 12826 DEC 31, 1992

Frischtak, Claudio R.; Newfarmer, Richard S.; FPD Disclosed

Mineral sector technologies : policy implications for developing countries (English)

New technologies in the mineral sector have dramatically improved mine health and safety as well as making possible control of water and air pollution. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17633 NOV 30, 1992

Andrews,Craig B. Disclosed

Restructuring for productivity : the technical assistance program of the Marshall Plan as a precedent for the former Soviet Union (English)

The technical assistance (TA) program of the Marshall Plan was the largest and most comprehensive program of assistance to civilian industry ever undertaken. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 12783 NOV 30, 1992

Silberman, James M.; Weiss, Charles Jr. Disclosed

Steam coal for power and industry issues and scenarios (English)

This working paper provides a comprehensive overview of the status of world steam coal production and use. It reviews current reserves and forecasts, production, consumption, and pricing. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 17687 OCT 31, 1992

Jechoutek, Karl G.; Chattopadhya, Sadhan; Khan, Riaz; Hill, Forrest; Wardell, Christopher

An evaluation of World Bank funded petroleum exploration promotion programs 1980-1990 (English)

The Petroleum Exploration Promotion Program (PEPP) assists countries dependent on oil imports in developing their indigenous hydrocarbon resources. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17635 SEP 30, 1992

Oduolowu, Akin

Financial deepening in sub-Saharan Africa : theory and innovations (English)

The three papers in this volume relate to different aspects of the problem of developing the financial system in low-income countries so that it is better able to facilitate widespread mobilization of financial resources, investment, trade, and risk-taking. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11134 AUG 31, 1992

Steel, William F. [editor]

Formal and informal finance for small enterprises in Ghana (English)

Ghana's Economic Recovery Program, launched in 1983, provided new opportunities and challenges to its indigenous private sector. Liberalization of markets opened up access to imports and other resources to Ghanaian entrepreneurs, most of whom operate small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) that had been largely excluded from previous sytems of direct control and allocation. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11322 AUG 31, 1992

Duggleby, Tamara J.; Aryeetey, Ernest; Steel, William F.; Industry and Energy Department

Industrial structure, market power and profitability (English)

This paper examines two questions: How does market structure affect profitability and what is the role of multinational firms? Using firm level data from Brazil in the mid-1970s, the report elaborates on the importance of these issues in light of developmental concerns and reviews some of the findings from other studies. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 12801 AUG 31, 1992

Newfarmer, Richard S.; Marsh, Lawrence C.; FPD Disclosed

Understanding fuelwood prices in developing nations (English)

Deforestation and the extensive use of wood fuels have raised concern about the future price of wood fuels in developing nations. Although wood is a renewable resource, population growth has caused a decline in available wood resources by replacing bushland with farmland and by causing excessive harvesting of wood for fuel. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11347 JUL 31, 1992

Barnes, Douglas F.; Industry and Energy Department

Learning, technical progress and competitiveness in the commuter aircraft industry : an analysis of Embraer (English)

The objective of this paper is to present an analysis of the international commuter aircraft industry. The focus is on the difficulties faced by industrializing country firms to enter and consolidate their position in a highly competitive market in a complex product area. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11195 JUN 30, 1992

Frischtak, Claudio R.; Industry and Energy Department

Productivity and industrial development in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

There is great concern about the prospects for the industrialization of sub - Saharan Africa. Much of the literature dealing with this question has typically employed a neoclassical view that assumes underlying elasticities of supply are very high and that all that is necessary is improving the price structure and privatizing or rationalizing publicly owned enterprises. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11066 JUN 30, 1992

Pack, Howard; Industry and Energy Department

Managing risks of investments in developing countries (English)

This paper presents the key considerations for managing the risks of investments in developing countries. These considerations are important for the assistance strategies of the World Bank and other official financing agencies that are designed to bring in private investment to developing countries, even though the loans of these agencies are guaranteed by the national government of their borrowers. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11344 MAY 31, 1992

Besant-Jones, John E.; Hylan, Lori [eidtors]; Industry and Energy Department

The trade - off / risk method : a strategic approach to power planning (English)

Power sytem planners must determine type and timing of major investments in the presence of great uncertainty in future values of major planning parameters. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11328 MAY 31, 1992

Crousillat, Enrique; Merrill, Hyde; Industry and Energy Department

Building a competitive edge in sub-Saharan African countries : the catalytic role of foreign and domestic enterprise collaboration in export activities (English)

This paper reports the Phase I findings of a World Bank/U.S. AID joint research project on foreign export catalysts in sub-Saharan African countries. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11012 APR 30, 1992

Industry and Energy Department

Fundamental issues and policy approaches in industrial restructuring (English)

The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual framework that allows a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the industrial restructuring problem. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11008 APR 30, 1992

Atiyas, Izak; Dutz, Mark; Frischtak, Claudio; Hadjimichael, Bita; Industry and Energy Department

Urban interfuel substitution, energy use, and equity in developing countries : some preliminary results (English)

The dramatic growth of urban populations in developing countries has caused a rise in the demand for energy, food, water, and other resources. The growing number of people living in urban areas of developing nations is quite dramatic. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 11336 MAR 31, 1992

Barnes, Douglas F.; Liu Qian; Industry and Energy Department

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Private sector manufacturing in Hungary : a survey of firms (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 11575 Departmental Working Paper
Private sector manufacturing in Poland : a survey of firms (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 11576 Departmental Working Paper
Private sector manufacturing in Czech and Slovak Federal Republic : a survey of firms (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 11554 Departmental Working Paper
The impact of financial reform : the Turkish experience (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 11688 Departmental Working Paper
Foreign investment, market structure and industrial performance (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 12826 Departmental Working Paper
Mineral sector technologies : policy implications for developing countries (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 17633 Departmental Working Paper
Restructuring for productivity : the technical assistance program of the Marshall Plan as a precedent for the former Soviet Union (English)
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NOV 30, 1992 12783 Departmental Working Paper
Steam coal for power and industry issues and scenarios (English)
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OCT 31, 1992 17687 Departmental Working Paper
An evaluation of World Bank funded petroleum exploration promotion programs 1980-1990 (English)
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SEP 30, 1992 17635 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Financial deepening in sub-Saharan Africa : theory and innovations (English)
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AUG 31, 1992 11134 Departmental Working Paper
Formal and informal finance for small enterprises in Ghana (English)
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AUG 31, 1992 11322 Departmental Working Paper
Industrial structure, market power and profitability (English)
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AUG 31, 1992 12801 Departmental Working Paper
Understanding fuelwood prices in developing nations (English)
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JUL 31, 1992 11347 Departmental Working Paper
Learning, technical progress and competitiveness in the commuter aircraft industry : an analysis of Embraer (English)
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JUN 30, 1992 11195 Departmental Working Paper
Productivity and industrial development in sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 30, 1992 11066 Departmental Working Paper
Managing risks of investments in developing countries (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 11344 Departmental Working Paper
The trade - off / risk method : a strategic approach to power planning (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 11328 Departmental Working Paper
Building a competitive edge in sub-Saharan African countries : the catalytic role of foreign and domestic enterprise collaboration in export activities (English)
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APR 30, 1992 11012 Departmental Working Paper
Fundamental issues and policy approaches in industrial restructuring (English)
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APR 30, 1992 11008 Departmental Working Paper
Urban interfuel substitution, energy use, and equity in developing countries : some preliminary results (English)
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MAR 31, 1992 11336 Departmental Working Paper