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How has the currency crisis effected exchange rate arrangements in East Asia
M. Kawai; S. Akiyama / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article emphasises that more effort should be made to develop a framework for international monetary coordination, not only to maintain stable exchange rates among the U.S. dollar, the Japanese yen, and the euro, but to minimize ...
Proposed strategy for a regional exchange rate arrangement in post-crisis East Asia
M Kawai; S Takagi / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article suggests that a coordinated action by East Asian countries to stabilize their currencies against a common basket of major currencies (broadly representative of their average structure of trade and foreign direct investmen...
Inter and intra regional analysis of factors that generate and inhibit economic growth.
B. Guha-Khasnobis; F. Bari / Global Development Network 2000
This paper extracts insights from cross-country analysis about the performance of individual South Asian countries and the region as a whole. The article investigates the determinants of growth in each country. The article find...
Tracing trends in private sector: an important role in secondary education institutions
S. Sosale / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article explores trends in private sector development in World Bank education projects. The principle underlying trends in Bank education projects is that strengthening the private sector's role in noncompulsory education ...
Constructing flexible financial safety nets for individual countries
E.J. Kane / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
This article explores constructing safety nets to fit specific country circumstances. Kane explains: How differences in the informational and contracting environments of countries affect the optimal design of the...
Exploring the economic policy divide: why do officials and NGOs disagree on poverty analysis?
R. Kanbur / Department of Economics [Cornell University] 2001
This article explores the disagreements which surround debates on poverty. It discusses the gulf between how officials and NGOs understand poverty. The author presents the major disagreements on economic policy, between these two groups of ...
Financial sector liberalization as unfinished business in Kenya
R.W. Ngugi; J.W. Kabubo / African Economic Research Consortium 1998
The study tracks down the financial liberalization process in Kenya and empirically tests for the interest rate determination in a liberalized market. Several conclusions were drawn from the analysis: Although...
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...
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Globalisation and supply chain networks: the auto industry in Brazil and India
J. Humphrey / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines the restructuring of the auto industry, and in particular the auto components sector in Brazil and India. In both countries, trade liberalisation and changes in auto industry policy led to large nflows of FDI and major change...
Tests the impact of credit market access on agricultural productivity and off-farm investment
K. Deininger; J. Okidi / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 1999
An econometric assessment using data from a 1992 survey of 10,000 Ugandan households. The paper focuses on input allocation and investment with and without credit constraints. Concludes that micro-level evidence from the rural ...
First report from the Kenyan IEAs Budget Information Programme (BIP)
D. Okello / Institute of Economic Affairs, Kenya 2000
Looks at Kenya's budget practice and process and the new budgeting approach, the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF). Finds that: as an instrument for stimulating or inducing growth Kenya's budgetary process...
Recommendations for convincing key Indian stakeholders of the importance of reducing CO2 emissions
US Agency for International Development 2000
Results of investigation into the knowledge and practice of Indian stakeholders regarding energy efficiency (EE), carbon emission trading (CET) and foreign investment. Stakeholders are: energy intensive industry (sugar, cement, power,...
Real exchange rate stabilisation and managed floating: exchange rate policy in India, 1993-1999
R. Kohli / Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations 2000
The paper examines the exchange rate management strategy of the Indian central bank after the shift to a floating exchange rate regime in 1993. A policy reaction function tests for its intervention behaviour and finds significant effo...
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...
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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...
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...
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