UNDP Discussion Papers Series

GLOBAL PUBLIC GOODS TAKING THE

Global Public Goods

Taking the Concept Forward

Series:
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...
PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALIZATION &

Perspectives on Globalization and Employment

Series:
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...
ENCOURAGING THE LONGER TERM INSTI

Encouraging the Longer Term

Institutional Investors and Emerging Markets - A Research Agenda

Series:
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.
DEBT MANAGEMENT DISCUSS PAPER #4

Debt Management

Series:
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...
VALUING OUR FUTURE COST BENEFIT

Valuing Our Future

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Sustainability

Series:
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...
PRIVATE FINANCING FOR SUSTAINA DEV

Private Financing for Sustainable Development

Series:
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.
DEV & GLOBAL FINANCE

Development and Global Finance

The Case for an International Bank for Environmental Settlements

Series:
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 INVESTMENT & THE ENVIRO

Private Investment and the Environment

Series:
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...
INTL FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION

International Financial Liberalization

The Impact on World Development

Series:
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...