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Industry and the environment : Patterns in World Bank lending (English)

Staff Working Paper 29281 FEB 01, 1995

Ahmed,Kulsum Eligible for Disclosure

The external debt of sub-Saharan Africa : origins, magnitude and implications for action : La dette extérieure de l'Afrique au sud du Sahara : origines, montant et décisions à prendre (French)

This paper discusses the sub-Saharan Africa external debt problem. While no clear solutions a discussion of the origin and development of the Africa debt problem points to some mistakes of the past that need to be avoided in the future. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP741 APR 01, 1986

Krumm,Kathie L. English Disclosed

The Asian experience in rural nonagricultural development and its relevance for China (English)

This paper examines the prospects for rural nonagricultural development in China in light of the experience in other Asian developing countries. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP757 FEB 28, 1986

Ho, Samuel P. S

The extent of nontariff barriers to imports of industrial countries (English)

This paper examines the extent of non-tariff barriers to sixteen industrial countries' visible imports. Using three alternative measures it shows that governmental commodity-specific border-measures affect over 27 percent of all imports and over 34 percent of imports from developing countries. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP789 FEB 28, 1986

Nogues, Julio J.; Olechowski, Andrzej; Winters, L. Alan

Growth and structural change in large low-income countries (English)

This paper summarizes the results of empirical research on changes in the structure of expenditure, production, employment and investment in the course of economic development, with special reference to large countries at low to middle income levels. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP763 FEB 28, 1986

Wood, Adrian

International experience in budgetary trends during economic development and its relevance for China (English)

This study compares China's government finance sector with that of other low-income countries and draws lessons from the structural differences between the public sectors of low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP760 FEB 28, 1986

De Wulf, Luc

Issues in the technological development of China's electronic sector (English)

Although the electronics industry in China has come a long way since 1949, Chinese authorities acknowledge that it is at least 15-20 years behind the levels of Japan and the U.S., necessitating new and improved productive processes as well as new products in the electronics industry. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP762 FEB 28, 1986

Khanna, Anupan

Productivity growth and technological change in Chinese industry (English)

This paper discusses the role of technology in intensive growth, which involves reducing costs, increasing productivity and introducing new and better products. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP761 FEB 28, 1986

Tidrick, Gene

Alternative international economic strategies and their relevance for China (English)

When a country moves away from tight restrictions on trade and investment toward a more open system, it can gain significantly from increased efficiency but may also encounter intensified problems in such domains as unemployment, setbacks to particular industries, increased inequality, issues of foreign influence, and even absolutely reduced income levels in poorer regions. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP759 FEB 28, 1986

Sheahan, John B

International experience in urbanization and its relevance for China (English)

This paper examines some of the options for urbanization in China in the light of international experience. Identified are common features of the urban sector across countries, describing trade relations and production patterns among cities in an economy and their relationships to city size distributions, locations of economic activity, and regional development. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP758 FEB 01, 1986

Henderson, John Vernon Disclosed

Capital market innovations and financial flows to developing countries (English)

This paper reviews recent patterns in international financial flows to both developed and developing countries. It notes that, while borrowings by developed countries have increasingly been characterized by innovations in instruments and practices, financial flows to developing countries have largely been in the form of syndicated credits. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP784 JAN 31, 1986

Saini, Krishnan G

International financing for developing countries : the unfulfilled promise (English)

International financing for developing countries has failed to fulfill its potential not only because bankers were lending too much or countries borrowing too much, but also because of the structure of the financial arrangements, overwhelmingly general obligation credit largely in the form of floating rate bank loans. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP783 JAN 31, 1986

Lessard, Donald R

The internationalization of the financial system and the developing countries : the evolving relationship (English)

The evolution of the international financial system is determined to a large extent by the development of the financial system in the dominant country or countries. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP788 JAN 31, 1986

Rybczynski, T.M

Arab financial institutions and developing countries (English)

The study begins by considering the deployment of the capital surplus so as to place the activities of Arab financial institutions in developing countries in the proper context. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP794 JAN 31, 1986

SHERBINY, NAIEM AHMED Disclosed

Export incentives and Turkish manufactured exports, 1980-1984 (English)

Since the introduction of the stabilization program in Turkey in January 1980, export growth has occupied a crucial role in Turkey's development strategy. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP768 JAN 31, 1986

Milanovic, Branko

On shadow pricing (English)

The principal purpose of the monograph is to use general equilibrium methodology to explain the logical foundations of shadow prices and the techniques for deriving shadow price expressions. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP792 JAN 31, 1986

Tower, Edward; Pursell, Garry

The impacts of changing affluence on diets and demand patterns for agricultural commodities (English)

Part I of this report uses cross country data to examine the relationship between income and broad expenditure categories and the implications of this relationship for nutritional status. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP785 JAN 31, 1986

Chaudhri, R.; Timmer, C.

Indonesia : the challenge of urbanization (English)

In Indonesia, and across the developing world, policymakers are apprehensive about increasing urbanization, fearing that it will concentrate population in one or very few centers, drawing resources away from other areas and thwarting attempts to achieve political integration. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP787 JAN 31, 1986

Hamer, A.; Steer, A.; Williams, D.; WUD Disclosed

The effects of OECD macroeconomic policies on non-oil developing countries : a review (English)

The effects of OECD macroeconomic policies on non-oil developing countries are analyzed by examining the well-known theoretical channels of interdependence and some of the available empirical evidence. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP793 JAN 31, 1986

Dornbusch, Rudiger

Institutional development and technical assistance in macroeconomic policy formulation : a case study of Togo (English)

This paper analyzes the contribution made by IDA-financed technical assistants to institutional development in macro-economic policy formulation in Togo during 1983-85. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP786 JAN 31, 1986

Kjellstrom, Sven B; d'Almeida, Ayite-Fily

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Industry and the environment : Patterns in World Bank lending (English)
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FEB 01, 1995 29281 Staff Working Paper
The external debt of sub-Saharan Africa : origins, magnitude and implications for action : La dette extérieure de l'Afrique au sud du Sahara : origines, montant et décisions à prendre (French)
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APR 01, 1986 SWP741 Staff Working Paper English
The Asian experience in rural nonagricultural development and its relevance for China (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP757 Staff Working Paper
The extent of nontariff barriers to imports of industrial countries (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP789 Staff Working Paper
Growth and structural change in large low-income countries (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP763 Staff Working Paper
International experience in budgetary trends during economic development and its relevance for China (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP760 Staff Working Paper
Issues in the technological development of China's electronic sector (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP762 Staff Working Paper
Productivity growth and technological change in Chinese industry (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP761 Staff Working Paper
Alternative international economic strategies and their relevance for China (English)
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FEB 28, 1986 SWP759 Staff Working Paper
International experience in urbanization and its relevance for China (English)
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FEB 01, 1986 SWP758 Staff Working Paper
Capital market innovations and financial flows to developing countries (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP784 Staff Working Paper
International financing for developing countries : the unfulfilled promise (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP783 Staff Working Paper
The internationalization of the financial system and the developing countries : the evolving relationship (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP788 Staff Working Paper
Arab financial institutions and developing countries (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP794 Staff Working Paper
Export incentives and Turkish manufactured exports, 1980-1984 (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP768 Staff Working Paper
On shadow pricing (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP792 Staff Working Paper
The impacts of changing affluence on diets and demand patterns for agricultural commodities (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP785 Staff Working Paper
Indonesia : the challenge of urbanization (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP787 Staff Working Paper
The effects of OECD macroeconomic policies on non-oil developing countries : a review (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP793 Staff Working Paper
Institutional development and technical assistance in macroeconomic policy formulation : a case study of Togo (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 SWP786 Staff Working Paper