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Finance & Development, March 1975
- World economic indicators: looking toward 1978 - Present and future in terms of population and GNP (see cover also).
- From the Editor
- Self-help housing in El Salvador: A unique Bank project provides a model for other countries
- Bank Group activity: More food through thought
- Fund activity: The Interim Committee Meeting
- Book notices
- Forward exchange facilities in developing countries: One way to help reduce the uncertainties caused by fluctuating trade currencies.
- Urban land taxes and land planning: Fiscal tools, to be effective, must be applied as part of an integrated approach to urban land development.
- Domestic construction industries in developing countries: How they can be promoted.
- Budgetary reforms in developing countries: need for renewal - Now that the initial enthusiasm for these reforms has died down, the author examines their implementation.
- The role and structure of sales tax and excise systems: Although sales taxes and excises appear to be attractive and dependable sources of revenue on the surface, developing countries would do well to examine them closely before applying them.
- What is incomes policy and what can it achieve?: If there is popular support for incomes policy, and if it is coordinated within a wider economic framework, it can be effective in moderating inflation.
- Slow sailing at Law of the Sea the implications for the future: It seems to be impossible to come to any sort of international agreement over the use of the oceans; what are the implications of this impasse?
- Membership of the Fund: The article is based on Membership and Nonmembership in the International Monetary Fund, a new book by Joseph Gold. departments
- Views & comments: Witteveen/December 28, 1974 speech - McNamara/February 6, 1975 interview
- Letters to the Editor