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Reforming the international financial architecture: the East Asian view
M.B. Lamberte / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Despite the measures that have already been put in place to strengthen the international financial architecture in the wake of the Asian financial crisis, still much remain to be done. This paper tries to distinguish developing econom...
Policy options for the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
In 2000, petroleum products had gone through several rounds of price increases in the Philippines. By July 2000 the average price of diesel fuel has increased by 59 percent from its January 1999 level while the pump price of gasoline ...
African Journals Online (AJOL)
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications 1999
The International Network for Scientific Publications (INASP) launched AJOL in 1998 with only 14 journals. By January 2004 it had over 175 African journals covering most subject areas. Journals included in AJOL are scholarly in...
Asian Development Outlook 2000
Asian Development Bank Institute 2000
Looks at the social challenge facing developing Asia as it enters the new millennium: improving the quality of life of the hundreds of millions who still live in abject poverty. It reviews the record of social progress so far, and ana...
The positive impacts of FDI on China’s manufacturing industry
Centre d'études prospectives et d'informations internationales 2000
China’s opening up policy has aimed at promoting exports, while protecting the domestic market. This was achieved through a dualistic trade regime which has granted tariff exemptions on imports of intermediate by export-oriented ...
What lies behind China's relative success in poverty alleviation?
S. Fan; X. Zhang; L Zhang / Global Development Network 2000
This paper uses province-level data for 1978-1997, to develop a simultaneous equation model to estimate the direct and indirect effects of different types of government expenditure on rural poverty and productivity growth in rural Chi...
Appropriate exchange rate regime in developing countries: the case of Korea
Chae-Shick Chung; Doo Yong Yang / Korea Institute for International Economic Policy 2000
The choice of exchange rate regime in developing countries carries critical importance to their self-protection from speculative attacks and currency crises, as well as achievement of long-term economic growth. Deep integration of dev...
Do PSRPs symbolise a new era for the World Bank and IMF?
S. Grusky / Participation & Civic Engagement Group, World Bank 2000
The article critically examines the World Bank's and IMF's new approach to poverty alleviation and debt relief, as it is to be carried out via the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility ...
Submission to the World Bank by the Kenyan Government outlining plans for poverty relief
Poverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank 2000
The strategy states that the primary development goal for Kenya is to achieve a broad-based, sustainable improvement in the standards of welfare of all Kenyans. The paper stresses the role not only of Government but of the the private...
Will increased private activity in agricultural research affect the public sector?
R. Tripp; D. Byerlee / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2000
In an era of increasing privatisation, this paper examines The possibilities and limitations associated with revenue generation through public plant breeding The opportunities for moving the products of public ...
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Analysis of policy reform and structural adjustment programs in Zimbabwe with emphasis on agriculture and trade
G. Sithole / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This study reflects on the accomplishments and challenges of Zimbabwe’s recent economic reform initiatives. The report should serve as a guiding tool for government and donors alike in planning future and on-going economic reform...
Policy reforms and structural adjustment in Zambia : the case of agriculture and trade
O.S. Saasa / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This reportreflects on the accomplishments and challenges of the country’s recent economic reform initiatives. This report should serve as guide for government and donors in planning future and on-going economic reform and struct...
Comparative analysis of economic reform and structural adjustment programs in Eastern Africa with emphasis on trade policies
Nehemiah K. Ngeno / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
In view of the potential implications of structural adjustment and economic reform programs for subregional and regional trade, food security, and overall economic growth and stability, this study is a step in the direction of informi...
Structural adjustment and agricultural policy reform in South Africa / Johan Van Rooyen ... [et al.]
Johan Van Rooyen / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1996
This study offers an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of economic reform initiatives undertaken in pre-democratic South Africa. The report should serve as a guiding tool for government and donors alike in p...
Regulatory Challenges for Source Countries of Surges in Capital Flows
S. Griffith-Jones / Institute of Development Studies UK 1997
One of the more surprising developments in international financial markets over the last decade has been the growing role of foreign portfolio investment as a channel for international capital flows to developing countries. This is no...
Domestic causes of currency crises: policy lessons for crisis avoidance
H. Reisen / OECD Development Centre 1998
The recent currency crises in Latin America and Asia have hit countries with strong macroeconomic fundamentals but weak domestic financial systems. Private capital flows, attracted by disorderly financial liberalisation and exchange r...
Management Information Systems for Microfinance Institutions
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Address common pitfalls in MIS design by targeting the two key audiences involved in an MIS-information users and systems developers. Specifically, the MIS handbook: Defines information needs and flows; Identi...
Cost Allocation For Multi-service Micro-finance Institutions
B.S. Helms / Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
Presents a series of questions MFI managers should ask themselves about allocating costs and assets among costs centers. Using examples from the field and a hypothetical case called Microfem, the paper explores alternative answers to ...
The East Asian Currency Crisis: A Survey of the Debate on its Causes and Possible Solutions
S. Griffith-Jones; S. Pfaffenzeller / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
This survey looks into various explanations advanced for the international and national causes of the crisis, then looks into different approaches to crisis management and prevention In spite of all the uncertainty surrounding ...
How CGAP Member Donors Fund Micro-finance Institutions
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1999
This FOCUS Note emanated from CGAP's Secretariat fielding the same questions from numerous micro-finance practitioners world wide: "How do the Member Donors of CGAP fund micro-finance institutions? What are the structures, funding ins...
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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.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was founded in 1986. The recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Eastern Africa region. Although indi...
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