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Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India

Author/Editor: Shawn Cole, Xavier Gine, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert M. Townsend, James Ian Vickery.

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of non-systematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and more...

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...

Determinants of Development Financing Flows From Brazil, Russia, India, and China to Low-Income Countries

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase.

Release Date: November, 2011

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BRICs development financing flows have increased significantly and are expected to become more prominent in the post-crisis era. We investigate the potential implications on the country-allocation of more...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: Preliminary Document

Release Date: July, 2007

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This paper discusses the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s economy achieved a major recovery, with robust GDP more...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : First Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility

Release Date: March, 2007

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This paper discusses key findings of the First Review Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) for Afghanistan. Despite a difficult security environment and persistent expenditure more...

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Summary Report

Release Date: June, 2006

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This Summary Report describes Afghanistan's Interim National Development Strategy (I-ANDS). It assesses the overall policy objectives, analyzes the context of and constraints to the achievement of more...