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In search of the missing resource curse (English)

..., various econometric estimations are hopelessly deployed in the search

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4766 NOV 01, 2008

Lederman, Daniel; Maloney, William F. Disclosed

Argentina : in search of growth (English)

...This paper discusses the critical factors that are preventing sustainable growth of the Argentine economy. Three major constraints are identified: (1) the unsettled political system, which has continuously failed to provide effective responses to changing economic conditions and which has become a major source of economic inefficiency; (2) the inflationary pressures derived from the expansion of the public sector and from the struggle over income shares; and (3) the heavy debt burden inherited from economic mismanagement in 1980-82. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper CPD8606 JAN 31, 1986

Barandiaran,Edgardo E. Disclosed

Consumer search and alternative market equilibria (English)

...market, and different consumers with different search costs may equilibrate the market at different prices. The nature of the differences in consumers' search costs determine what type ... See More +

Journal Article REP137 JAN 31, 1980

BRAVERMAN, A. Disclosed

OECD imports : diversification and quality search (English)

...This paper explores the evolution of OECD imports over time and as a function of income levels, measuring the concentration of those imports across origin countries at the product level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5285 APR 01, 2010

Cadot, Olivier; Kukenova, Madina; Strauss-Kahn, Vanessa Disclosed

Choice technology : criteria, search, and interdependence (English)

...The issues underlying the choice of technology for LDCs are discussed: those concerning the establishment of the criterion to use to select one technique from among alternatives; those involving the acquisition of information regarding alternative techniques; and those stemming from the interdependence of choices of techniques across related but distinct activities. ... See More +

Journal Article REP103 JAN 31, 1979

RHEE, Y.; WESTPHAL, L. Disclosed

Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence (English)

...This book combines a comprehensive overview of the Brazilian hospital sector with in-depth analyses of the key elements of interest in promoting and ensuring excellence in hospital performance. ... See More +

Other Health Study 44833 MAY 23, 2008

La Forgia, Gerard M.; Couttolenc, Bernard F.; Disclosed

Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence (English)

...Hospitals are at the center of the health care universe in Brazil. When ill, many Brazilians go straight to the hospital for want of a family doctor or primary care network. ... See More +

Brief 44690 MAR 01, 2008

La Forgia, Gerard M.; Couttolenc, Bernard F Portuguese Disclosed

June trade update - searching for the bottom (English)

...The trade watch newsletter includes the following headings: in the first quarter, trade was down on average 30 percent relative to the same time last year across a wide range of countries; trade stumbled again in April. ... See More +

Newsletter 51320 JUN 01, 2009

Freund, Caroline; Horenstein, Matias David; Disclosed

Searching for land tenure security in Africa (English)

...The report is based on case studies in seven countries, and relies on new data to examine the relationship between land holding rights, and agricultural production. ... See More +

Publication 28043 JAN 30, 1994

Bruce, John W.; Migot-Adholla, Shem E. [editors]; Place, Frank; Roth, Michael; Hazell, Peter;; Matlon, Peter; Blarel, Benoit; Benneh, George; Atsu, Steven; Oluoch-Kosura, W.; Carter, Michael R.; Wiebe, Keith D.; Roth, Michael; Cochrane, Jeffrey;; Kisamba-Mugerwa, W.; Unruh, Jon; Barrows, Richard; Golan, Ellise H.;Bruce, John W.; Atherton, Joan;

Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence : Desempenho hospitalar no Brasil : a busca da excelencia (Portuguese)

...Hospitals are at the center of the health care universe in Brazil. When ill, many Brazilians go straight to the hospital for want of a family doctor or primary care network. ... See More +

Brief 44690 MAR 01, 2008

La Forgia, Gerard M.; Couttolenc, Bernard F English Disclosed

Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health (English)

...Can self-assessed health be relied on to identify the true socioeconomic gradients in health status? The self-assessed health of Russian adults in 2002 shows remarkably little gradient with respect to economic welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3698 SEP 01, 2005

Lokshin, Michael; Ravallion, Martin Disclosed

Job search by employed workers : the effects of restrictions (English)

...Within the framework of a general equilibrium search model, the authors study... generates endogenuous job searches on the job and off the job with two forms of labor contracts... ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1170 AUG 31, 1993

Bar-Ilan, Avner; Levy, Anat

Distance to market and search costs in an African maize market (English)

...on maize farm-gate prices, and the extent to which seasonally determined search... season when prices are lowest. The paper discusses the latter result with reference to search... ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6172 AUG 01, 2012

Mahdi, Shireen Disclosed

The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)

...The intensity of recent turbulence in financial markets has surprised nearly everyone. This paper searches out the root causes of the crisis, distinguishing them from scapegoating explanations that have been used in policy circles to divert attention from ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4756 NOV 01, 2008

Caprio, Gerard, Jr.; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Kane, Edward J. Disclosed

The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)

...The intensity of the crisis in financial markets has surprised nearly everyone. The authors search out the root causes of the crisis, distinguishing them from scapegoating explanations that have been used in policy circles to divert attention from ... See More +

Journal Article 76798 FEB 17, 2010

Caprio, Gerard; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Kane, Edward J. Disclosed

The search for the key : aid, investment, and policies in Africa (English)

...powerful. Where do we stand in the search for the key to growth in Africa? Because past "keys

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2070 MAR 31, 1999

Dollar, David; Easterly, William

The vulnerable Indonesian female migrant workers : in search of solutions (English)

...The number of Indonesians working abroad has increased dramatically over the last two decades. Surprisingly, the total number of female migrants exceeds that of men. ... See More +

Working Paper 51248 JUL 01, 2003

Sondakh, Farida; Naovalitha, Tita Disclosed

Industrial policy in East Asia: in search for lessons (English)

...One of the most debated questions in the development literature is the role of government intervention in East Asia. This paper summarizes the debate on East Asian industrial policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 31350 SEP 24, 2004

Hernandez, Zenaida

Drowning in data, searching for information : the role of funders (English)

...As the range and scope of data-related initiatives expand, funders in financial inclusion increasingly need a clear strategy and framework for reviewing the merits of the project proposals they receive. ... See More +

Brief 122087 SEP 01, 2017

Nielsen,Karina Broens Disclosed

Financial systems, growth, and volatility : searching for the perfect fit (English)

...This paper builds on recent research examining the impact of finance on growth, looking at the effect of the financial system on volatility in gross domestic product per capita and consumption per capita growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7723 JUN 21, 2016

Islam,Roumeen Disclosed

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In search of the missing resource curse (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 WPS4766 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina : in search of growth (English)
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JAN 31, 1986 CPD8606 Departmental Working Paper
Consumer search and alternative market equilibria (English)
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JAN 31, 1980 REP137 Journal Article
OECD imports : diversification and quality search (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5285 Policy Research Working Paper
Choice technology : criteria, search, and interdependence (English)
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JAN 31, 1979 REP103 Journal Article
Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence (English)
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MAY 23, 2008 44833 Other Health Study
Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44690 Brief Portuguese
June trade update - searching for the bottom (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 51320 Newsletter
Searching for land tenure security in Africa (English)
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JAN 30, 1994 28043 Publication
Hospital performance in Brazil : the search for excellence : Desempenho hospitalar no Brasil : a busca da excelencia (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44690 Brief English
Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 WPS3698 Policy Research Working Paper
Job search by employed workers : the effects of restrictions (English)
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AUG 31, 1993 WPS1170 Policy Research Working Paper
Distance to market and search costs in an African maize market (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6172 Policy Research Working Paper
The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 WPS4756 Policy Research Working Paper
The 2007 meltdown in structured securitization : searching for lessons, not scapegoats (English)
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FEB 17, 2010 76798 Journal Article
The search for the key : aid, investment, and policies in Africa (English)
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MAR 31, 1999 WPS2070 Policy Research Working Paper
The vulnerable Indonesian female migrant workers : in search of solutions (English)
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JUL 01, 2003 51248 Working Paper
Industrial policy in East Asia: in search for lessons (English)
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SEP 24, 2004 31350 Working Paper
Drowning in data, searching for information : the role of funders (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 122087 Brief
Financial systems, growth, and volatility : searching for the perfect fit (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7723 Policy Research Working Paper