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MDBs have a key role to play in the changing world of international development
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden 2000
The report looks at the current pressures on the MDBs to reform their and re-target their operations. It reviews the possible roles for MBDs, their relationship to bilateral and UN agencies, and makes recommendations on future activit...
Amid some encouraging economic trends, the government must keep a tight lid on inflationary pressures
D. Bhattacharya / Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh 2000
The article examines major developments and trends in the macro economy e.g. revenue earnings, government borrowing, inflation, industrial production, foreign investment, capital market, import, exports, foreign remittances, foreign e...
The role of micro and smal enterprises (MSEs) in poverty alleviation in Thailand
International Labour Organization 2000
This article explores the development of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) and poverty alleviation in Thailand. The development of a strong and vibrant MSE sector is proposed in this report as a significant means through which qualit...
Tanzania's hands are tied by IMF and World Bank
Globalization Challenge Initiative 2000
Globalization Challenge Initiative (GCI) publishes the SAP Information Alert Series in order to promote informed debate about IMF and World Bank-financed operations, including the potential political, economic, social and environmenta...
Bad news for the urban poor
J. Levinsohn; S. Berry; J. Friedman / National Bureau of Economic Research, USA 1999
Did the recent financial crisis in Indonesia result in dramatic price increases? In the Indonesian case the very poor appear the most vulnerable. The results emphasize the importance of heterogeneity when measuring the impact of the I...
The WTO agenda and the developing countries
S. Laird / Centre for Research in Economic Development and International Trade, Nottingham 2000
The paper argues that, in the light of reforms since the mid-1980s, the developing countries have an interest in a relatively broad-based agenda. This would include policies related to: tariffs on manufactured goods; FDI; competition ...
Regional economic integration provides important stimulus for trade and foreign direct investment
South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes 2000
The prospect of free trade in South Asia raises the question of the role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in regional integration. Author indicates that it is important to recognise that however critical trade is, economic integrati...
Critical review of the World Bank World Development Report 2000/2001
K.G. Nustad; E. Oyen; G. Skirbekk; S. Prakash; D. McNeill; E. Oyen; E. Braathen; S. Tonnesson / Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 2000
Collection of indepth articles, produced by Norwegian researchers critically reviewing the World Development Report 2000/2001 (WDR). The introduction to the reviews indicates that the WDR presents itself as a document based on ...
Exchange rate management (MENA) provides incentives for manufactured exports toward Euroland
L. Achy; K Sekkat / FEMISE 2000
This paper investigates the optimal exchange rate policy for MENA (Middle East and North African) countries in order to foster their manufactured exports towards Euroland. The exchange rate policy is captured through three diff...
Privatisation of banks and industry should lead to increases in productivity and investment in Mongolia
S.W. Black / International Monetary Fund 2001
Deals with reform in Mongolia and obstacles to economic growth. In recent years Mongolia has made relatively good progress towards reforming its government and institutions and making a transition to a market economy, as compared with...
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What is required to realise an Islamic system of banking ?
Khalid Rahman / Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan 2000
What really are the reasons for the lack of progress at the practical level about the application of Islamic Banking? Different people may have different perceptions on the issue. Proponents of the Islamic banking generally attribute ...
Can broad-based economic growth be achieved?
S. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
The study on growth potential was contracted to the Foundation by the World Bank as a background paper for the Tanzania 1995 Country Economic Memorandum. The study addressed the potential for broad-based economic growth and the source...
How can aid be used most efficiently?
S. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
The paper analyzed foreign aid management in Tanzania. The paper used secondary information and qualitative data from various research studies, Government institutions and NGO’s. Among others the paper has examined trends ...
Telling or listening? What does the Bank's commitment to knowledge mean in practice?
K. King; S. McGrath / Centre of African Studies, Edinburgh 2000
The World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, has committed his organisation to becoming a knowledge bank in the most visible example of development cooperation agency concern with the effects of new knowledge debates on their existing ...
Policy intervention could compound rather than solve Kenya's capital flow problems
N.S. Ndung'u / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis 2000
The paper analyses the relationship between the real exchange rate and the real interest rate differential on one hand and the implications they have on portfolio capital flows on the other. It shows that the nominal exchange rate dev...
Tanzania's diverse business community: a valuable resource to be nurtured
Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1997
This report is a synopsis of the proceedings of a Workshop held at the ESRF. The study addresses the difficulties which the private sector encounters in Tanzania's business environment, profiled the diversity of business in Tanzania a...
How does the Uruguay Round agreement effect Tanzania's development prospects?
Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 2000
This policy document provides an assessment of key aspects of the Uruguay Round of direct relevance to Tanzania. Policy recommendations: Improve the international competitiveness and level of productivity of good...
A first attempt at describing Durban's financial scene 1970 - 1998
V. Padayachee / School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 2000
This paper therefore represents a first attempt at describing and analysing some aspects of Durban's financial scene in the period between 1970-98; it also attempts to come to (at this stage) an impressionistic view of the kinds of de...
Recommendations for dealing with the debt burden
K. Ahmad / Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan 1997
This paper though written to address problems posed to the former Nawaz Sharif government [Feb. 1997-Oct. 1999], is still relevant because the external sector crisis that had then gripped the country, has not gone away. The paper is a...
Process of integration must not be too ambitious too early
S.M. Wangwe / Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania 1995
Examination of the impact of economic integration on a broad range of distinct sectors. Includes: agriculture; mining; wildlife; transport; health; education; construction; tourism and labour markets. Provides recommendations f...
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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...
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
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