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    Broadening the benefits of reform in Europe and Eurasia: a social transition strategy for USAID

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000
    The ex-Soviet Eurasian and ex-socialist East European countries are undergoing what has been called economic and political transition. This article explores the sorts of changes that are required in order for this transition to be successful.
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    Carbon and forest management

    Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2001
    This manual is written as briefing for USAID natural resource and environmental program officers, as well as for their host-country counterparts and other colleagues working on issues related to forestry.The report has two main objectives:To synthesize existing information regarding the relationship between forest resources and carbon, as it relates to the issue of climate changeTo
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    On productive growth

    Industrial Information and Control Systems, Stockholm, 1999
    The paper explores the relations between on productivity growth, technological change and human resources.
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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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    Development Cooperation Policy: a time inconsistency approach

    Eldis Document Store, 2000
    The paper considers why development cooperation policy has failed to meet the goals it has set itself. It analyzes cooperation policy based on theories of economic policy, which focus on the problem of time inconsistency and the impact of political decisions on economic choices.
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    Learning lessons, policy transfer and the international diffusion of policy ideas

    Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, 2000
    With the specific focus on knowledge actors, this paper:Highlights the roles played by non-state actors who act as 'policy entrepreneurs' and interact with officials in government and international organisation in the international spread of ideas and informationSecond, it suggests that transfer is a process that is often facilitated within networks Third, incorporating concepts ab
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    Tanzania's hesitant and disjointed constitutional reform process

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    The paper examines the process of constitutional transition that has been taking place in Tanzania since 1989 .The paper argues that the single most important problem in Tanzania today is the lack of a clear and demonstrated commitment to democratization reflected in a deliberately hesitant transition strategy.Written before the October 2000 elections, the paper examines the claims of oppositio
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    Halving world poverty by 2015: economic growth, equity and security

    Department for International Development, UK, 2001
    This paper sets out a framework for poverty reduction. Halving the proportion of people in developing countries living in extreme poverty by 2015 is the focus of this paper.

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