Center for International and Development Economics Research (CIDER) Working Papers

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2017-04-01
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A common presumption is that decentralization is prone to a potential pitfall owing to the greater vulnerability of local governments to capture by local elites. We inves [...]
1999-12 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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This two-part paper provides a theoretical framework for appraising trade-offs between alternative methods of delegating authority over the delivery of public services, o [...]
1998-12 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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This paper surveys aspects of the empirical and theoretical debate over the effects of foreign resource inflows on the national saving, investment, and growth of developi [...]
1998-05 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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When asymmetry or non-verifiability of information, or non-excludability of users, makes contracts incomplete or unenforceable, and where for these and other reasons ther [...]
1998-04 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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How will countries handle idiosyncratic national macroeconomic shocks under the European single currency? The ways in which European countries now react to internally asy [...]
1998-03 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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This paper examines the extent to which speculation against the French franc in 1992-93 was motivated by the fundamentals or resulted from a sunspot phenomenon. We develo [...]
1997-10 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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In this paper I consider the connections between the exchange rate and the financial system, focusing on the implications of international monetary arrangements for the s [...]
1997-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
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This paper assesses the legacy of the Marshall Plan on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of General George Marshall's historic commencement address at Harvard Universi [...]
1997-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
15:15
The long-run economic performance of Argentina since World War One has been relatively disappointing until recently. Yet, in the interwar period, signs of future retardat [...]
1997-06 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
14:52
We propose that analysis of purchasing power parity (PPP) and the law of one price (LOOP) should explicitly take into account the possibility of "commodity points" -- thr [...]
1997-05 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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