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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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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
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Money Demand in the Euro Area: Where Do We Stand (Today)?
Kontolemis G., Zenon
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Consolidation and Market Structure in Emerging Market Banking Systems
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Expenditure Issues and Governance in Central America
Corbacho, Ana; Davoodi, Hamid R.
Working Paper No. 02/188
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
Tokarick, Stephen P.
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Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead
Sundararajan, V.; Errico, Luca
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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.
Working Paper No. 02/195
Modeling the Macroeconomic Impact of HIV/AIDS
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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
Working Paper No. 02/200
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
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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
Working Paper No. 02/207
MODIS: A Market-Oriented Deposit Insurance Scheme
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Working Paper No. 02/208
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
Working Paper No. 02/212
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
Working Paper No. 02/216
Population Aging and Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability in Austria
Eskesen, Leif Lybecker
Working Paper No. 02/217
International Liquidity and the Role of the SDR in the International Monetary System
Clark, Peter B.; Polak, Jacques J.
Working Paper No. 02/218
Financial Contagion and Investor “Learning”: An Empirical Investigation
Working Paper 02/219
Welfare Effects of Transparency in Foreign Exchange Markets: The Role of Hedging Opportunities
Drees, Burkhard; Eckwert, Bernhard
Working Paper No. 02/220
Monetary Policy Credibility and the Unemployment-Inflation Trade-off: Some Evidence from 17 Industrial Countries
Laxton, Douglas M.; N’Diaye, Papa
Working Paper No. 02/221
Income from Bonds: Treatment in the System of National Accounts, 1993
Working Paper No. 02/222
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
Working Paper No. 02/223
Keynes, Cocoa, and Copper: In Search of Commodity Currencies
Cashin, Paul A.; Cespedes, Luis; Sahay, Ratna
Working Paper No. 02/224
Explaining the Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Different Prices
Choudhri, Ehsan U.; Faruqee, Hamid; Hakura, Dalia S.
Working Paper No. 02/225
Monetary Policy and Asset Prices: Does “Benign Neglect” Make Sense?
Bordo, Michael D.; Jeanne, Olivier D.
Working Paper No. 02/226
Monetary Union in West Africa: Who Might Gain, Who Might Lose, and Why?
Debrun, Xavier; Masson, Paul R.; Pattillo, Catherine A.
Working Paper No. 02/227
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
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Compiling and Using Export and Import Price Indices
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