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    Globalisation and supply chain networks: the auto industry in Brazil and India

    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 changes in auto industry structure in the 1990s.
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    Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Tanzania's development

    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 goods and servicesEnsure greater government involvement in economic management without interfering with the rules of the marketDevelop inter-linkages within regional an
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    Should think tanks do policy implementation in developing countries?: Lessons from Argentina

    Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina, 2000
    The 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.
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    Households and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000
    This paper explores some of the key factors explaining economic growth from the perspective of households. It focuses on fertility decisions and schooling investment.
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    Markets and growth in Latin America

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 2000
    This 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)).
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    Economic growth in Latin America: sources and prospects

    Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 1999
    This paper examines the growth experience of Latin America and discusses future prospects.
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    Rural women’s access to land in Latin America

    Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999
    Paper 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 ar
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    Voices of the poor

    PovertyNet, World Bank, 1999
    Also 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.
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    Economic liberalisation and employment in South Asia

    Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000
    Examines 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.
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    Displacement, Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Reparation and Development [as a result of dams]

    World Commission on Dams, 2000
    Reviews 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.

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