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UNDP Discussion Papers Series

GLOBAL PUBLIC GOODS TAKING THE

Global Public Goods

Taking the Concept Forward

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
30 Nov 2001
This publication provides the new lens which can be used to tackle obstacles towards enhanced equity and efficiency, development and peace. The papers presented in this book address pivotal aspects of the global public goods (GDP) theory. Some of the papers presented include discussions on GPG an...
ENCOURAGING THE LONGER TERM INSTI

Encouraging the Longer Term

Institutional Investors and Emerging Markets - A Research Agenda

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
10 Mar 2000
This study analyzes the growing institutionalization of savings in industrial countries, particularly in the form of mutual and pension funds, and the implications of this trend for developing countries in attracting more long-term investment.
PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALIZATION &

Perspectives on Globalization and Employment

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
10 Mar 2000
The United Nations Development Programme Discussion Paper No.4 titled 'Rival States, Rival Firms: Where Do People Fit In? The Global Unemployment Challenge', argued that unemployment world-wide was not simply a cyclical phenomenon, but arose from a chronic, structural shortfall in consumer demand...
VALUING OUR FUTURE COST BENEFIT

Valuing Our Future

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Sustainability

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
9 Jan 1998
Among development specialists and policy makers alike, the objective of `sustainable development' has been elaborated and accepted since at least the 1987 Brundtland report, Our Common Future. This publication offers enormous hope that economic practice can be brought into line with new policy ob...
DEBT MANAGEMENT DISCUSS PAPER #4

Debt Management

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
9 Jan 1998
The debt crisis of the 1980s gave a devastating blow to development in the Third World. The consequences are still felt in a number of countries. This publication presents the lessons learnt nationally from Argentina, Bangladesh, Egypt and Uganda and regionally from ESAIDARM in Southern and Easte...
INTL FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION

International Financial Liberalization

The Impact on World Development

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
11 Apr 1997
The experience of 20 years of international financial liberalization is assessed in this study, which argues that the results did not conform to standard expectations. This study provides some indications of current trends in international investment flows and likely developments through to the b...
PRIVATE INVESTMENT & THE ENVIRO

Private Investment and the Environment

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
11 Apr 1997
As demand outstrips the supply of traditional development aid, the new joint venture between public and private sectors in financing development has become central to the discussion of what international cooperation will look like in the twenty-first century. The material contained in the book pr...
DEV & GLOBAL FINANCE

Development and Global Finance

The Case for an International Bank for Environmental Settlements

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
11 Apr 1997
This book offers an innovative way of preventing environmental degradation and sharing its risks and costs. A proposed International Bank for Environmental Settlements would trade leases and emission permits, thereby helping to realize the value of environmental assets without destroying them.
PRIVATE FINANCING FOR SUSTAINA DEV

Private Financing for Sustainable Development

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
11 Apr 1997
As official development assistance and finance are reduced, there is a growing emphasis on finding new and additional resources for environmentally sound development. Private investment may be the answer. This book offers an assessment of its promise and mechanisms.
MANAGING CAPITAL INFLOWS IN LATIN

Managing Capital Inflows in Latin America

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
This report discusses the recent surge in foreign capital inflows in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico; evaluates policy experiences in these countries; and draws conclusions concerning the most appropriate ways of dealing with these flows.
NEW APPROACHES TO DEV COOPERATION

New Approaches to Development Co-operation

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
The report proposes a new approach to development cooperation that seeks whenever possible to be based on the mutual interests of people. It explores innovative ways to make the most of North-South interdependence and to redress possible imbalances.
AID IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Aid in the 21st Century

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
Development specialists, policy-makers and academics give us their views and observations on this particular study and share important information on their own work in this area. The prospects for continued aid is assessed as well as recommendations for updating prevailing practices and concepts.
BEYOND THE EAST ASIAN MIRACLE

Beyond the 'East Asian Miracle'

An Asian View

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
Various explanations of the 'Asian miracle' are presented and debated in this study which draws on insights presented by Asian economists.
RIVAL STATES RIVAL FIRMS HOW PEOPL

Rival States, Rival Firms

How Do People Fit In? The Global Unemployment Challenge

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
Discussing unemployment, this book shows how incentives for states and firms in the global economy drive a wedge between economic processes and human goals. A policy agenda for further discussion and research is highlighted.
SUSTAINAB HUMAN DEV CONCEPT

Sustainable Human Development

Concepts and Priorities

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UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
This book argues that the prevailing definitions of development are becoming increasingly inadequate and argues for a new concept of sustainable human development.
HEALTH IMPLICATIONS ECON POLICIES

Health Implications of Economic Policies

A Framework of Analysis

Series:
UNDP Discussion Papers Series
1 Nov 1996
The reader is presented here with an analytical framework for understanding the health effects of macroeconomic change as well as the importance of sound social policies in development.