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Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. Good_bye Lenin (or not)? The effect of communism on people's preferences for redistribution; by Alberto Alesina and Nicola Fuchs_Schuendeln. Economic growth, income distribution and poverty in Poland during transition; by Pierella Paci, Marcin J. Sasin, and Jos Verbeek. Latin America 1980_2005: institutions, growth and poverty; by Alvaro Garcia. Microlending to vulnerable groups: evidence from a recent UNDP survey; by Andrey Ivanov. Labor market distortions, rural_urban inequality and the opening of China's economy ; byThomas Hertel, Fan Zhai. Urban poverty in Russia and social assistance to the urban poor; by Anastasia Alexandrova and Elena Grishina. Adjustment costs of trade liberalization for the Russian labor market; by Irina Denisova. Poverty effects of Russia's WTO accession; by Thomas Rutherford, David Tarr, and Oleksandr Shepotylo. Assessing legal systems: a catalyst for reform ; byMichel Nussbaumer. Family background and schooling outcomes in the Baltic countries; by Mihails Hazans, Olga Rastrigina and Ija Trapeznikova. A troubled country? By Preston Smith

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    Alesina,Alberto, Alexandrova, Anastasia, Besley,Timothy John, Burgess,Robin Stuart L., Denisova,Irina, Donaldson,David J., Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola, Garcia Marin,Alvaro Felipe, Grishina,Elena, Hazans,Mihails, Hertel,Thomas W., Ivanov,Andrey Vladimirovich, Nussbaumer, Michel, Paci,Pierella, Rastrigina,Olga, Rutherford,Thomas F., Sasin, Marcin, J., Shepotylo, Olesandr, Smith, Preston, Tarr,David, Trapexnikova, Ija, Verbeek,Jos, Zhai,Fan

  • Document Date

    2005/04/01

  • Document Type

    Newsletter

  • Report Number

    35666

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2006/03/31

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Beyond transition 16 (2)

  • Keywords

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Alesina,Alberto Alexandrova, Anastasia Besley,Timothy John Burgess,Robin Stuart L. Denisova,Irina Donaldson,David J. Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola Garcia Marin,Alvaro Felipe Grishina,Elena Hazans,Mihails Hertel,Thomas W. Ivanov,Andrey Vladimirovich Nussbaumer, Michel Paci,Pierella Rastrigina,Olga Rutherford,Thomas F. Sasin, Marcin, J. Shepotylo, Olesandr Smith, Preston Tarr,David Trapexnikova, Ija Verbeek,Jos Zhai,Fan

Beyond transition 16 (2) (English). The newsletter about reforming economies. Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/470031468313537682/Beyond-transition-16-2