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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Examines 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 changes in auto industry structure in the 1990s.DocumentEconomic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 2000This 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 goods and servicesEnsure greater government involvement in economic management without interfering with the rules of the marketDevelop inter-linkages within regional anDocumentCentro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina, 2000The paper argues that there is a key role for think tanks dedicated to policy implementation in developing countries. In particular, there is a bridge between research centers and policymakers that is not always crossed effectively. Furthermore, many good ideas fail to become policy due to lack of dedication to implementation by traditional think tanks.DocumentLatin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000This paper explores some of the key factors explaining economic growth from the perspective of households. It focuses on fertility decisions and schooling investment.DocumentLatin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000This paper explores the role of distortions to capital accumulation in explaining the development experience of Latin America (LA) between 1960 and 1997.This study links to previous research into the sources of economic growth in Latin America (De Gregorio and Lee (1999)).DocumentLatin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1999This paper examines the growth experience of Latin America and discusses future prospects.DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999Paper addresses the following concerns:rural women have limited access to and control of landmost agrarian reforms and legislation that directly or indirectly regulate access to land discriminate against womenthe establishment of legal frameworks with a gender perspective and the elimination of cultural and institutional factors that prevent the recognition of women as producers arDocumentPovertyNet, World Bank, 1999Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty.DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigidities have affected the employment growth in South Asian countries.DocumentWorld Commission on Dams, 2000Reviews recent practices relating to displacement, resettlement, rehabilitation and development of people negatively affected by the construction of dams, in order to locate the global experiences in dam induced displacement and understand the socio-political context of displacement and resettlement.