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Doing Business in 2006 1. Doing Business in 2006  , 2008  г.

An important annual publication from the World Bank, Doing Business provides both qualitative and quantitative information on the business climate in over 130 countries. Doing Business constructs a new set of indicators on the regulatory environment for private sector development and provides a collection of informative case studies of real-life experiences. New topics in this edition will include... дальше >>
Global Economic Prospects 2. Global Economic Prospects  , 2008  г.

International migration, the movement of people across international boundaries to improve economic opportunity, has enormous implications for growth and welfare in both origin and destination countries. An important benefit to developing countries is the receipt of remittances or transfers from income earned by overseas emigrants. Official data show that development countries' remittance receipts... дальше >>
Intergovernmental Reforms in the Russian Federation 3. Intergovernmental Reforms in the Russian Federation 

This study represents the most comprehensive review of fiscal federalism in the Russian Federation, presenting a strong case for greater decentralization. Given its vast size, immense diversity including economic, geographic, cultural, ethnic, and historical differences across regions Russia is a prime candidate for decentralization. In this work, De Silva et al make a strong case for greater dece... дальше >>
Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda 4. Anderson Kym : Agricultural Trade Reform and the Doha Development Agenda  , 2008  г.

Agricultural trade reform is critical to a favourable development outcome from the Doha Development agenda. But agricultural policies and the policy reforms being contemplated are fiendishly complicated, and the devil is in the details. This study builds up from the essential detail of the tariffs and other protection measures, and uses this information to provide an analysis of the big-picture im... дальше >>
Migration and Remittances Factbook 2008 5. Ratha Dilip : Migration and Remittances Factbook 2008  , 2008  г.

Contains statistical snapshots for 195 countries and 13 regional and income groups. This book features more than 200 tables, each focused on one country, region, or income group, to explore immigration, emigration and skilled emigration, and inward and outward remittance flows.... дальше >>
Reducing Poverty Through Growth and Social Policy Reform in Russia 6. Shaban Radwan A. : Reducing Poverty Through Growth and Social Policy Reform in Russia  , 2008  г.

Following the 1998 financial crisis, four out of every ten people slipped into poverty, not able to meet basic needs. Luckily, post-crisis economic rebound was impressive and broad-based - albeit uneven - across sectors and regions. This title explores the nature of poverty, both nationally and regionally, to identify the groups with a high poverty risk. It then examines growth-poverty linkages th... дальше >>
Local Governance in Industrial Countries 7. Shah Anwar : Local Governance in Industrial Countries  , 2008  г.

The information revolution, in recent years, has worked as a catalyst to create a globalized yet localized world with local governments playing an ever-increasing role in the domestic and global economy. How these governments will be able to shoulder their responsibilities? especially the delivery of local services? more effectively is the concern of this book. The book, edited by Anwar Shah, prov... дальше >>
Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption 8. Shah Anwar : Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption  , 2008  г.

This volume provides an analytical framework and operational approaches needed for the implementation of results-based accountability. The volume makes a major contribution to the literature on public management and evaluation. Major subject areas covered in this book include: performance based accountability, e-government, legal and institutional framework to hold government to account; fighting ... дальше >>
Poverty and the WTO 9. Winters L. Alan : Poverty and the WTO  , 2008  г.

Poverty reduction is deemed to be a centrepiece of the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) currently being negotiated under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yet there is considerable debate about the poverty impacts of such an agreement. Some are convinced it will increase poverty, while others are equally convinced that it will lead to poverty reduction. This book brings together the... дальше >>

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