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    The political economy of land acquisition and redistribution in Zimbabwe, 1990-1999

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    Paper systematically evaluates the political economy of Zimbabwe's emerging land policy in the 1990s in the context of other land reform programmes in Southern Africa. Looks at: the background to the land reform process in the 1990s the government's consistency in addressing the land question through an empirical evaluation of the outcome of its efforts to identify land to be acquir
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    The land question and land reform in Southern Africa

    Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe, 2000
    This paper discusses the nature of the land problem in the region and tries to situate the general land reform process in Zimbabwe within a regional context.It examines the four key land problems facing the region the discriminatory and insecure forms of land tenure that are found among variouslandownership regimes the increasingly imbalanced landownership structures and factors un
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    Towards Islamic banking: a case study of Pilgrims Management & Fund Board, Malaysia

    Institute of Policy Studies, Pakistan, 2000
    What really are the reasons for the lack of progress at the practical level about the application of Islamic Banking? Different people may have different perceptions on the issue. Proponents of the Islamic banking generally attribute it to the lack of will and commitment of the successive governments and of the government machinery at various levels.
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    Demand for textile and clothing exports of Pakistan

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 2000
    Looks at the trade prospects for Pakistan's textile and clothing exports in the international market at the time when it has been decided in the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing that the trade in this sector from the developing to developed countries should be completely free from quantitative restrictions and governed by the normal GATT rules by 2005.
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    Alternative capital asset pricing models: a review of theory and evidence

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 2000
    This study reviews the conceptual framework of asset pricing models and discusses their implications for security analysis.The study includes the theoretical derivation of equilibrium model, usually referred to as capital asset pricing model (CAPM).
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    Money, income, prices and causality in Pakistan: a trivariate analysis

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 2000
    This paper re-examines the causal relationship between money and prices in Pakistan using a longer annual data set from 1949-50 to 1998-99 and employing Granger causality and Error Correction Models. We also investigate the causal relationship through trivariate approach.
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    Education and earnings in Pakistan

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 2000
    This paper examines the role of education, technical training, school quality and literacy and numeracy skills on the earnings of wage earners and salaried persons in Pakistan by using the recent data of PIHS (1995-96).The analysis confirms the positive role of education as each year of education brings approximately 7 percent returns of wage earners.
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    Concerns of food security, role of gender, and intra-household dynamics in Pakistan

    Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan, 1999
    The available literature in Pakistan is generally lacking a critical examination of the issues related to intra-household resource allocation. This black box is due largely to the lack of individual-level data on dietary intake, anthropometric measures, decision-making, time allocation, etc.
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    Implications of the Uruguay Round on Tanzania’s development

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995
    The paper looked at the negotiations and the elements of the final Act of the Uruguay Round and the initial assessment of the implications of the Uruguay Round and the measures to be taken by Tanzania.Found that the agreements of the Uruguay Round creates an environment of trade and economic predictability, thus contributing to the creation of rules for an orderly international trading system w
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    Tanzania’s growth potential: a background paper for the country’s 1995 economic memorandum (CEM).

    Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, 1995
    The study on growth potential was contracted to the Foundation by the World Bank as a background paper for the Tanzania 1995 Country Economic Memorandum. The study addressed the potential for broad-based economic growth and the sources of such growth in Tanzania.

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