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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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    Financial globalization: opportunities and challenges for developing countries

    World Bank, 2001
    This chapter discusses the opportunities and challenges that financial globalization entail for developing countries.This article finds that:financial globalization can come with crises and contagionfinancial globalization can also lead to large benefits, particularly to the development of the financial systemthe net effect of financial globalization is likely positive, with ris
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    Global economic governance: strategic crossroads

    Foreign Policy in Focus, 2001
    The objective of this discussion paper is to examine in broad terms the emergence of a transnational citizen movement opposed to the current forms of global economic governance, while providing sketches of main analytical tendencies within this diverse movement
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    Aid management during post-conflict reconstruction: lessons from international experience

    United Nations Development Programme, 2001
    This conference paper investigates comparatively the nature of post-conflict situations, focusing primarily on AfghanistanThe article finds that:each post-conflict situation is different and in its own way uniqueinternational experience not surprisingly underscores the critical importance of the political mandate for reconstruction stemming from a resolution of the conflictT
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    Preparing for Afghanistan's reconstruction

    United Nations Development Programme, 2001
    This conference paper explores post conflict reconstruction in Afghanistan. In addition the paper investigates rehabilitation, reconstruction, and restoration of sustained economic growth in Afghanistan, the Fund's role would, inter alia, be aimed at.
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    Imposing aid

    Sussex Centre for Migration Research, 2001
    This electronic resource is concerned with the most 'durable' solutions to the refugee problem in Africa, settlement in the host country. In particular it examines an emergency programme mounted in response to an influx of refugees from Uganda into southern Sudan.The resource is also presented as a book.
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    WTO and China

    China Business Review, 2001
    Collection of articles on China's accession to the WTO, largely written for a US business audience
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    IFAD strategy paper on HIV/AIDS for East and Southern Africa: October 2001

    International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2001
    This strategy paper delineates IFAD's role in helping to stem the spread of the epidemic and in addressing its effects on the rural poor and on agricultural and rural development. It describes the approach the Fund will use to achieve these objectives:adapting existing agricultural and rural development strategies and programmes to the challenges of HIV/AIDSintroducing new component
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    Comprehensive participatory planning and evaluation

    International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2001
    Over the last few years, agencies have sought increased stakeholder participation in the planning of development projects and programmes.Written at the request of the Belgian Survival Fund for the Third World Joint Programme to assist individuals and organizations in planning and evaluating interventions in a flexible, comprehensive and participatory manner, this brochure: describes a p

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