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Bridging the research divide : studying refugees and development oustees (English)

Countries in a post-war situation, and the processes of war-to-peace transition, place the social problems of relocating war refugees and displaced population high on the world's agenda, with increasing visibility and urgency. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) REP481 JAN 01, 1996

Cernea, Michael M.

Social integration and population displacement : the contribution of social science (English)

The discourse about social integration usually assumes that it is linked to development, and that 'more' development induces higher degrees of social integration and reduces social conflicts. ... See More +

Journal Article REP477 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea, Michael

Understanding and preventing impoverishment from displacement : reflections on the state of knowledge (English)

The remarkable progress in social science research on resettlement is defined by the author in terms of a) knowledge acquisition; significant shifts in research trends; and c) development and diversification of research models. ... See More +

Journal Article REP478 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea, Michael M.

The sociological action-research of development-induced population resettlement (English)

This article discusses an action-research study of development caused population resettlement. The study, conduct from 1993-1994, covered 192 development projects that entailed the displacement and resettlement of about 2.5 million people over 8-10 year period. ... See More +

Journal Article REP480 JAN 01, 1995

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Culture and organization : the social sustainability of induced development (English)

While the intellectual debate concerning the sustainability of induced development is largely limited to the dimensions of economic and environmental sustainability, the author states that the sociocultural factors are crucial. ... See More +

Journal Article REP473 JAN 01, 1993

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

A sociological framework : policy, environment, and the social actors for tree planting (English)

Like most other global environmental problems, the world's looming de-forestation crisis will not be slowed, let alone arrested, through technical remedies alone. ... See More +

Journal Article REP474 JAN 01, 1992

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Re-tooling inapplied social linvestigation for development planning : some methodological issues (English)

This paper opened the RAP conference, providing an overview of the major issues for which the conference was convened. Methods and techniques are multiplying, as are their application to a broadening range of issues. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) REP471 JAN 01, 1992

Cernea,Michael M. Disclosed

Sociologists in a development agency : observations from the World Bank (English)

The article was adapted from a presentation on the looks at the question whether the patterns of applied social science work as practiced at the World Bank are replicable at other development institutions. ... See More +

Journal Article REP463 JAN 01, 1991

Cernea, Michael M.

Nutrition planning is alive and well, thank you (English)

Journal Article REP418 NOV 01, 1987

Berg,Alan D. Disclosed

Rural credit markets and institutions in developing countries : lessons for policy analysis from practice and modern theory (English)

This article presents evidence of the failure of government intervention in rural credit markets of LDCs in the past three decades. It then shows how lessons for policy analysis can be drawn from modern theory, particularly those theories focussing on credit rationing in competitive markets and interlinking of credit contracts with labor and land contracts. ... See More +

Journal Article REP410 OCT 31, 1987

Braverman, Avishay; Guasch, J. Luis Disclosed

Intra-industry trade among exporters of manufactured goods (English)

This paper examines the determinants of intra-industry specialisation in manufactured goods in bilateral trade among countries whose manufactured exports exceeded $300 million and accounted for at least 18 per cent of their total merchandise exports, in 1979. ... See More +

Journal Article REP404 JAN 01, 1987

Balassa, Bela Disclosed

Trade patterns in developing countries, 1964-82 (English)

This paper presents a regression analysis of import and export shares of GDP for 14 commodity and service categories in 55 developing countries over the period 1964-82. ... See More +

Journal Article REP431 JAN 01, 1987

McCarthy, F. Desmond; Taylor, Lance; Talati, Cyrus Disclosed

China's economic reforms in a comparative perspective (English)

The paper makes recommendations for simultaneously establishing macroeconomic equilibrium and extending the reform effort in China. As to the latter, recommendations are made (a) for increasing the decision-making power of enterprises which are to respond to profit incentives; (b) establishing the conditions for competition; (c) reforming prices; and (d) linking bonuses to work performance. ... See More +

Journal Article REP417 JAN 01, 1987

Balassa, Bela

Participation in schooling : determinants and learning outcomes in Nepal (English)

This paper examines data on the determinants of adult cognitive competencies and of child school participation in the Terai region of Nepal. The results of the analysis are: first generation landholdings, literacy and caste status were significant determinants of second generation "innate ability" as measured by the "Ravens Progressive Matrices" (RPM) test which in turn was a significant determinant of second generation schooling. ... See More +

Journal Article REP408 JAN 01, 1987

Jamison, Dean T.; Lockheed, Marlaine E. Disclosed

Differences in income and poverty within Brazil (English)

Regional disparities in living standards within Brazil have received increasing attention in recent years. This paper indicates that although costs of living adjustments narrow spatial differences, large regional disparities remain, particularly upon comparing the Northeast and the Southeast. ... See More +

Journal Article REP409 JAN 01, 1987

Thomas, Vinod Disclosed

The "production" of a social methodology (English)

This article presents an analysis of the research process undertaken by the Investment Program for Rural Development in Mexico (PIDER), which made a serious attempt to address the problem of participation of beneficiaries in a social science program. ... See More +

Journal Article REP430 JAN 01, 1987

Cernea, Michael M.

The extent and the cost of protection in developed - developing country trade (English)

This paper focuses on the measures of protection applied to trade between developed and developing countries. This choice reflects concern with the adverse repercussions of recently imposed protectionist measures in the two groups of countries as well as the increasing importance of mutual trade for their national economies. ... See More +

Journal Article REP403 JAN 01, 1987

Balassa, Bela; Michalopoulos, Constantine Disclosed

The planning of education : where do we stand? (English)

Educational planning is a relatively recent phenomenon in the history of education. It has been practiced, malpracticed, or simply paid lip service in most countries, especially in developing ones, since the late 1950's. ... See More +

Journal Article REP401 NOV 30, 1986

Psacharopoulos, George Disclosed

The debt problem and growth (English)

Easing the debt problem requires high-debt countries to generate significant trade and savings surpluses. If this has to be achieved quickly these surpluses can only be built up through contractive measures with lower imports and investment. ... See More +

Journal Article REP399 SEP 30, 1986

Selowsky, Marcelo; van der Tak, Herman Disclosed

Welfare effects of government intervention in education (English)

Distortive effects of government intervention, especially in international trade, have received considerable attention. But not much literature exists on similar effects of public policies toward education. ... See More +

Journal Article REP398 JUL 31, 1986

Psacharopoulos, George Disclosed

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Bridging the research divide : studying refugees and development oustees (English)
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JAN 01, 1996 REP481 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social integration and population displacement : the contribution of social science (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1995 REP477 Journal Article
Understanding and preventing impoverishment from displacement : reflections on the state of knowledge (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1995 REP478 Journal Article
The sociological action-research of development-induced population resettlement (English)
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JAN 01, 1995 REP480 Journal Article
Culture and organization : the social sustainability of induced development (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1993 REP473 Journal Article
A sociological framework : policy, environment, and the social actors for tree planting (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1992 REP474 Journal Article
Re-tooling inapplied social linvestigation for development planning : some methodological issues (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1992 REP471 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Sociologists in a development agency : observations from the World Bank (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1991 REP463 Journal Article
Nutrition planning is alive and well, thank you (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 1987 REP418 Journal Article
Rural credit markets and institutions in developing countries : lessons for policy analysis from practice and modern theory (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 1987 REP410 Journal Article
Intra-industry trade among exporters of manufactured goods (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP404 Journal Article
Trade patterns in developing countries, 1964-82 (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP431 Journal Article
China's economic reforms in a comparative perspective (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP417 Journal Article
Participation in schooling : determinants and learning outcomes in Nepal (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP408 Journal Article
Differences in income and poverty within Brazil (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP409 Journal Article
The "production" of a social methodology (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP430 Journal Article
The extent and the cost of protection in developed - developing country trade (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1987 REP403 Journal Article
The planning of education : where do we stand? (English)
See More +
NOV 30, 1986 REP401 Journal Article
The debt problem and growth (English)
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SEP 30, 1986 REP399 Journal Article
Welfare effects of government intervention in education (English)
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JUL 31, 1986 REP398 Journal Article