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March 2003
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Working Paper No. 02/172

Poverty Dynamics in Rural India

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Cotton Sector Strategies in West and Central Africa

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Transparency and International Investor Behavior

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The ECB and Euro-Area Enlargement

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A Comparative Analysis of Government Social Spending Indicators and Their Correlation with Social Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Operational Aspects of Fiscal Policy in Oil-Producing Countries

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A New Financial System for Poverty Reduction and Growth

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Statistical Legislation: Toward a More General Framework

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Economic Transition, Entrepreneurial Capacity, and Intergenerational Distribution

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Moral Hazard and International Crisis Lending: A Test

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User Payments for Basic Education in Low-Income Countries

Hillman, Arye L.; Jenkner, Eva R.

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How Does Conditional Aid (Not) Work?

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The Inflation Targeting Framework in Norway

Soikkeli, Jarkko

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Money Demand in the Euro Area: Where Do We Stand (Today)?

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Consolidation and Market Structure in Emerging Market Banking Systems

Gelos, R. Gaston; Roldos, Jorge E.

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Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America

Corbacho, Ana; Davoodi, Hamid R.

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Dollarization, Monetary Policy, and the Pass-Through

Ize, Alain; Parrado, Eric

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Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Integration and Geography in Economic Development

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Tunisia’s Experience with Real Exchange Rate Targeting and the Transition to a Flexible Exchange Rate Regime

Fanizza, Domenico G.; Laframboise, Nicole L.; Martin, E.; Sab, Randa E.; Karpowicz, Izabela

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Quantifying the Impact of Trade on Wages: The Role of Nontraded Goods

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Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

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Bedfellows, Hostages, or Perfect Strangers? Global Capital Markets and the Catalytic Effect of IMF Crisis Lending

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Growth-Financial Intermediation Nexus in China

Aziz, Jahangir; Duenwald, Christoph K.

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Modeling the Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS

Haacker, Markus

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The Challenge of Diversification in the Caribbean

Berezin, Peter; Salehizadeh, Ali; Santana, Elcior

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Modern Hyper- and High Inflations

Fischer, Stanley; Sahay, Ratna; Vegh, Carlos

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The Economics of Post-Conflict Aid

Demekas, Dimitrios G.; McHugh, James E.; Kosma, Theodora

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Automatic Fiscal Stabilizers in France

Di Bella, Gabriel

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An Empirical Analysis of China’s Export Behavior

Cerra, Valerie; Saxena, Sweta C.

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Testing the Relationship Between Government Spending and Revenue: Evidence from GCC Countries

Fasano, Ugo; Wang, Qing

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International Stock Returns and Market Integration: A Regional Perspective

Brooks, Robin J.; Del Negro, Marco

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Oil Revenue Assignments: Country Experiences and Issues

Ahmad, Ehtisham; Mottu, Eric A.

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Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Turkey

Leigh, Daniel; Rossi, Marco

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An Analysis of Money Demand and Inflation in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Celasun, Oya; Goswami, Mangal

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The Use of Credit Ceilings in the Presence of Indirect Monetary Instruments: An Analytical Framework

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MODIS: A Market-Oriented Deposit Insurance Scheme

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The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in Stimulating Economic Activity—A Review of the Literature

Hemming, Richard; Kell, Michael S.; Mahfouz, Selma

Working Paper 02/209

On National or Supranational Objectives: Improving the Effectiveness of Targeted Expenditure Programs

Ahmad, Ehtisham; Tandberg, Eivind; Zhang, Ping

Working Paper 02/210

A Balance Sheet Approach to Financial Crisis

Allen, Mark; Rosenberg, Christoph B.; Keller, Christian; Setser, Brad; Roubini, Nouriel

Working Paper 02/211

An Evaluation of Monetary Regime Options for Latin America

Berg, Andrew; Borensztein, Eduardo R.; Mauro, Paolo

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A Political-Economic Model of the Choice of Exchange Rate Regime

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The Persistence of Corruption and Slow Economic Growth

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WTO Financial Services Commitments: Determinants and Impact on Financial Stability

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Implications of Migration on Income and Welfare of Nationals

Ueda, Kenichi

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Population Aging and Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability in Austria

Eskesen, Leif Lybecker

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International Liquidity and the Role of the SDR in the International Monetary System

Clark, Peter B.; Polak, Jacques J.

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Financial Contagion and Investor “Learning”: An Empirical Investigation

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Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets: The Role of Hedging Opportunities

Drees, Burkhard; Eckwert, Bernhard

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Monetary Policy Credibility and the Unemployment-Inflation Trade-off: Some Evidence from 17 Industrial Countries

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Income from Bonds: Treatment in the System of National Accounts, 1993

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How Symmetric Are the Shocks and the Shock Adjustment Dynamics Between the Euro Area and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC)?

Frenkel, Michael; Nickel, Christiane

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Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper: In Search of Commodity Currencies

Cashin, Paul A.; Cespedes, Luis; Sahay, Ratna

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Explaining the Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Different Prices

Choudhri, Ehsan U.; Faruqee, Hamid; Hakura, Dalia S.

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Monetary Policy and Asset Prices: Does “Benign Neglect” Make Sense?

Bordo, Michael D.; Jeanne, Olivier D.

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Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?

Debrun, Xavier; Masson, Paul R.; Pattillo, Catherine A.

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Central American Tax Reform: Trends and Possibilities

Stotsky, Janet G.; WoldeMariam, Asegedech

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Why Do Many Disinflations Fail? The Importance of Luck, Timing, and Political Institutions

Hamann, A. Javier; Prati, Alessandro

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Common and Idiosyncratic Components in Real Output: Further International Evidence

Nadal De Simone, Francisco D.

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Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices

Zieschang, Kimberly D.; Dridi, Jemma

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