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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...



Alternative Monetary Policy Rules for India

Author/Editor: Michael Debabrata Patra, Muneesh Kapur.

Release Date: May, 2012

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This paper empirically evaluates the operational performance of the McCallum rule, the Taylor rule and hybrid rules in India over the period 1996-2011 using quarterly data, with a view to more...



Maldives: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2012

Price: $18.00

Maldives: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2012

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India: Report on Observance of Standards and Codes—FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Release Date: January, 2011

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Maldives : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Release Date: January, 2008

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The Seventh National Development Plan of the Maldives envisages sustainable development with economic growth, social equity, environment protection, and good governance. The report assesses the more...



Sri Lanka : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Banking Supervision and Payment Systems

Release Date: December, 2007

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This paper presents an update to the Financial System Stability Assessment on Sri Lanka. The paper discusses that despite a challenging macroeconomic environment characterized by a high fiscal more...



Bangladesh : Fifth Review Under the Three–Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, Extension of the Arrangement, and Rephasing—Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Bangladesh on the Executive Board Discussion

Release Date: November, 2006

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Bangladesh is reducing poverty and making headway toward meeting its MDGs. However, political considerations are exerting an increasing influence on economic policy decisions. The overall fiscal more...