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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 ...
How can Indonesia's flagging banking system be revived?
L. Halim / East Asian Regional Network, Global Development Network 2000
This article explores possible, effective interventions open to Indonesian actors, which may facilitate the revival of Indonesia's flagging banking sector. These include: Encouraging relevant parties to synchronise thei...
How can China learn from Thailand's experiences in capital account liberalisation?
G. Haihong / East Asian Regional Network, Global Development Network 2000
This article explores how China might choose to liberalise its capital account. The article emphasises the importance of nuanced and careful removal of capital restriction, allowing for quicker/radical removal of restrictions in some ...
Is Singapore's economic model an appropriate guide to Vietnam's banking system reforms?
L.M. Tam / East Asian Regional Network, Global Development Network 2000
This study investigates the reforms that are crucial if the Vietnamese domestic banking system is to face up to new challenges and opportunities. These include: Undergoing various forms of restructuring and enhancing ef...
Can Singapore's SIMEX act as an inspiration for the development of a Thai futures exchange?
T. Jittrapanum / East Asian Regional Network, Global Development Network 2000
This article seeks to study the extent to which actors involved in planning and operationalising a futures exchange in Thailand, might seek to replicate the unprecedented success of the SIMEX future exchange market, in Singapore. ...
NGO perspectives on civil society participation in the PRSP process
NGO Working Group on the World Bank 2000
The policy paper identifies some of the issues that should be taken into account when the Government of Kenya (GoK) resumes aid/loan relations with the IMF and World Bank (WB). It contains specific recommendations for the formulation ...
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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...
State-owned Development Banks in Micro-finance
Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1997
This note seeks to inform policymakers and other government officials about the process of transformation of the Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) unit desa (or village banking) system, and identify key factors that led to the birth of a su...
Women’s and gender budgets: an annotated resource list
H. Reeves; H. Wach / BRIDGE 1999
Gives details of publications and other resources on women’s or gender budgets at national, provincial, and local levels, and within institutions. It also provides references that give an overview of the budget process from a gen...
Towards a better Financial Architecture
S. Griffith-Jones / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Discusses the latest developments related to the International Financial Architecture, underlining the gaps to be filled. New proposals concerning the disclosure of additional information on financial markets to developing countries a...
Explains critical institutional and market analysis required of an MFI in making the decision whether or not to expand its product line.
M. Brand / microLINKS, 1999
The document picks up after the MFI has evaluated the feasibility of introducing a new product and is ready to proceed with the development process, which includes design, testing, and product launch. Specifically, this documen...
Format for appraisal of microfinance institutions
R.P. Christen; B. Helms; R. Rosenberg / Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest 1998
This Appraisal Format facilitates a complete diagnosis of a micro-finance institutions operations - ranging from governance to funding methodology to financial performance. It assumes a high level of participation on the part of MFI s...
Promoting Primary Education for Girls in Malawi
Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 1999
Evaluation of USAID GABLE programme. USAID initiatives have helped increase girls’ access to education but this success, combined with implications of a national universal education policy, is burdening an already overloaded syst...
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Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut Badań 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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