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- DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1992This study examines the potential impact of changes in the public/private sector balance for biotechnology development and diffusion in developing country agriculture. It focuses on biotechnology related to two important developing country crops: rice and cocoa.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1992This study develops a conceptual framework for analysing the ways in which changes in the economic environment modify factor productivity. It focuses on the technology actually used in production - implemented technology - rather than the generation of technology.Document
Structural adjustment and the institutional dimensions of agricultural research and development in Brazil: soybeans, wheat and sugar caneOECD Development Centre, 1992Structural adjustment, liberalisation and the pressures of technological change are having major impact on the institutional organisation of the agro-industrial sector. In industrialised countries, the private sector is positioned to play the vanguard role in the next generation of agricultural technologies.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996This paper examines the issue of intra-industry trade in a transition economy. We address the question of whether the market-opening reforms in China have resulted in an increasing exchange of similar products, or whether foreign trade is still playing the role of filling the gap of products not produced within the country.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996State-owned enterprise (SOE) restructuring has proceeded more rapidly in Viet Nam than, for example, in China and India. The government tightened the budget constraints facing SOEs virtually simultaneously with price liberalisation.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996This paper analyses the role of total factor productivity as a determinant of competitivity in Senegalese manufacturing industries. It is based upon a panel of ten industrial manufacturing groups and covers the period 1974-94.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1996The environmental impacts of economic activity have become an increasingly urgent concern in both OECD Member countries, as well as in non-Member countries. Research in this area is still in its infancy, and the data required to buttress analytical studies is still sparse.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997The paper evaluates the economics of foreign investment regulation for pension funds, with a focus on developing countries, where fully-funded pension systems are being started de novo. The analysis produces three observations.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997Corruption comes in many varieties. In different countries it has different determining factors, forms and impacts on development. In any given context, effective policy design calls for an accurate understanding of how corruption functions in that context.Document
Capital humain, ouverture extérieure et croissance: estimation sur données de panel d'un modèle à coefficients variablesOECD Development Centre, 1997In this paper we discuss the available empirical evidence on the macro-economic impact of human capital on growth. As it has been observed recently, initially significant results observed in cross-country regressions are challenged when time series information is entered, through panel data estimations.