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Past productivity increases in Cuba result from stabalisation and liberalisation
E. Hernandez-Cata / International Monetary Fund 2001
The collapse of the Cuban economy following the cessation of Soviet assistance gave way to a strong recovery in 1994-1996. The author proposes three possible explanations for this recovery: that it never took pla...
Empirical research has not proved that Capital Account Liberalisation benefits developing countries
Bretton Woods Project 2001
This site includes a collection of three papers on Capital Account Liberalisation (CAL) and its link with poverty reduction. The first paper Part 1: From capital account liberalisation to the real economy: putting people first ...
The effects of limiting offshore use of national currencies are ambiguous
S. Ishii; I. Otker-Robe; L. Cui / International Monetary Fund 2001
This article investigates the benefits of limiting the offshore use of national currencies. Such policies have been favourable to Singapore, who have have been concerned that large offshore markets in their currencies could induce gre...
Appropriately designed structural adjustment can benefit agriculture and the poor
P. Wobst / International Food Policy Research Institute 2001
This study analyzes the effect of stabilization and structural adjustment policies on overall economic growth, sectoral performance, welfare,and income distribution in Tanzania. It reviews policy programs implemented and economic perf...
Does foreign direct investment exclude local populations?
L.C Phillips; M. Obwona; M. McMillan; A.B. Ayako / Equity and Growth through Economic Research 2000
This study was designed to explore whether foreign direct investment (FDI) squeezes out locals, or conversely opens up opportunities for them. The paper also hypothesises that local investment might sometimes take the lead, that an im...
Means of strengthening India's growth strategy: deregulation, liberalisation and competitiveness enhancement:
N. Bajpai / Center for International Development, Harvard University 2001
This article looks at means of strengthening India's growth strategy. The article suggests: a strategy focussing on export-led growth, which among other things requires greater emphasis on special economic zones,...
Can lessons learned about poverty be transferred from North to South?
S. Maxwell; P. Kenway / Overseas Development Institute 2000
The briefing assesses the policies and targets to reduce poverty in the UK. The paper discusses the possibility of transferring some of the lessons learned in the North to the South Conclusions: focusing on the e...
World Bank adjustment lending is in the process of being renamed, repackaged and expanded
Globalization Challenge Initiative 2001
The article discusses the renaming, repackaging and expanding of adjustment lending. The article emphasises that it is not only the volume of adjustment lending that is expanding but also the scope of lending. The article: ...
The World Bank needs to be more frank and open
A. Wilks / Bretton Woods Project 2001
This paper follows in the wake of a World Bank ’s restructuring and strategic planning process, which became publicly visible when the press caught onto a leaked memo expressing Bank staff dissatisfaction. This has considerably o...
Multinational Banks should enter into partnerships with domestic banks
C Weller / Economic Policy Institute, USA 2000
This article discusses the IMF's role as lender-of-last-resort. Within this role, the IMF provides short-term emergency loans to pre-qualified countries. In order to qualify, countries ought to allow free entry and operation of foreig...
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 Influencing the World Bank - a civil society advocacy tool
Bank Information Center 2007
As one of the largest public development institutions in the world, the World Bank Group (WBG) has an enormous impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in developing and transition countries across the globe. [adapted...
Implications for the design and targetting of more formal safety nets
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks. Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out...
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Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut BadaƄ Gospodarczych
Vienna Institute of Demography
Review of Radical Political Economics
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
The FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) will develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures for use by companies in providing information to investors, lenders, insurers, and other stakeholders. The Task Force will consider the physical, liability and transition risks associated with clim...
Wharton Financial Institutions Center (FIC)
Wharton Financial Institutions Center is an independently managed site at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The Center sponsors and directs primary research on financial institutions and their interface with financial markets.
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
The World trade institute (WTI)
The World Trade Institute (WTI) is an academic institution dedicated to studying and teaching on the subject of international trade regulation and investment. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.
The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)
MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China that Stiftung Mercator set up as a central forum for engagement with China in Germany, thereby laying the foundations for people – especially decision-makers in Germany and Europe – to better judge questions and issues relating to China.
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment and Economic Regulation (CUTS C-CIER)
CUTS CCIER has the following programmatic areas:   Competition Policy and Law Economic Regulationï Consumer Protection Investment Climate Objectives: The main objectives of the centre are:...
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform
BRICS Information Sharing and Exchange Platform (also refered to as BRICS Portal) is the authoritative platform of BRICS-related information jointly developed by the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the BRICS Business Council.
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