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    Structural adjustment programs & poverty reduction strategy

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    This article looks at the relationship between the US, the World Bank and developing countries, focusing particularly on the role of Structural Adjustment Policies applied by the World BankThis article finds that:the U.S. uses its dominant role in the global economy and in the IFIs to impose SAPs on developing countries and open up their markets to competition from U.S.
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    Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Americas

    Pan American Health Organization, 2001
    This document: outlines the current epidemiological situation in the Americasdetails progress in preventionprogress being made in national, subregional and regional responsesoutlines future challenges and opportunities such asthe need to continue strengthening the capacity for monitoring and surveillance of the HIV/AIDS/STI situation at the national and regional level
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    Resolution on Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the Americas

    Pan American Health Organization, 2001
    This paper outlines the resolutions taken at the meeting of the 43rd Directive Council on AIDS in the Americas held in Washington DC between the 24 and the 28th of September 2001Considering the trends in the HIV/AIDS/STI epidemic in the Americas and their present and future impact, and recognising the need for a commitment by governments and society to respond effectively and with solidarity t
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    Aid, shocks, and growth

    World Bank, 2001
    This article analyses the relationship between aid and growth. The analysis finds that the better a country ' s policies, the more effective aid is in raising growth in that country.
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    World Bank-led meeting on Afghanistan causes concern in Pakistan

    Bretton Woods Project, 2001
    The article discusses the implications of a recent meeting in Islamabad - 'Preparting for Afghanistan's reconstruction', which took place in Islamabad on 6 December 2001.
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    Implications of globalization for monetary policy

    International Monetary Fund, 2001
    This paper argues that the implications of globalization for monetary policy come mainly through two channels:the many structural changes that are associated with the globalization process cause an increase in the uncertainty surrounding monetary policy.
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    Trade policies, developing countries, and globalization

    World Bank, 2001
    This article discusses the substantial reductions in the trade policy and other barriers inhibiting developing country participation in world trade.The article finds that:there has been a dramatic shift in the pattern of developing country trade, with a shift away from dependence on commodity exports to much greater reliance on manufactures and services, and greatly increased importance
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    Openness, firms, and competition

    World Bank, 2001
    This paper examines the impact of greater foreign competition on domestic firms.
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    Globalization and workers in developing countries

    World Bank, 2001
    This article reviews academic literature concerned with globalisation.The article focuses on:the effects of openness to trade, foreign direct investment and financial crises on average wagesthe impact of exposure to world markets on the dispersion of wages by occupation, skill and genderthe pattern of job destruction and job creation associated with globalization.the impact
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    Geography and international inequalities: the impact of new technologies.

    World Bank, 2001
    This article analyses whether new technologies mean the ‘death of distance’, allowing suitably skilled economies to converge with high income countries.

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