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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Series of 10 short background papers, each on a different aspect of the WTO agenda and describing how developing countries may be affected by different outcomes, and what preparations they need to make to participate effectively. Developing countries have joined the WTO in large numbers, in the expectation that its objectives of rule-based liberal trade will foster development.DocumentPolicy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1995Problems associated with Sub Saharan Africa's slow growth are low school attainment, political instability, poorly developed financial systems, large blackmarket exchange rate premia, large government deficits, and inadequate infrastructure. Improving policies alone boosts growth substantially.DocumentWorld Economy, Ecology and Development, 2000This article finds that: the concern for the poor in Third World countries shown by the IMF is primarily a response to criticism of its policy recommendations, which has grown increasingly louder over the past years combined with its meager success in improving growth, the IMF has been criticized even by former World Bank chief economist Joseph Stiglitz for sticking to itDocument
Understanding European Community Aid (Inventory):Aid Policies, Management and Distribution ExplainedEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Development, 1997Description of European Community Aid programmes: their structure, volume, sectoral orientation, geographical distribution.DocumentDevelopment Assistance Committee, OECD, 1999Offers a detailed and systematic assessment of DAC members’ capacities to support two key processes implicit in the concept of Capacity Development in Environment (CDE): integrating environment and development concernspromoting “ownership” at national and local levels by strengthening institutional pluralismReport is based on an assessment of a sample of approximately 70 evaluaDocument
Effects of fiscal, monetary and exchange rate policy on the structure of South African growth and employmentTrade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2000The major thesis of the paper is that the macroeconomic policy environment has favoured financial stability over economic growth and that this has been an important element in the failure of the economy to meet the targets of the government's macroeconomic program: Growth, Employment, and Redistribution (GEAR).DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2000Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigidities have affected the employment growth in South Asian countries.Document
The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural resourcesFAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification, 1995The purpose of this paper is to review the economics of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and draw Implications for the international issues that are relevant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Three chapters follow this introduction.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security.