Working Papers 2007



Decent Workplaces, Self-Regulation and CSR: From Puff to Stuff?

Debt Sustainability in Emerging Markets: A Critical Appraisal

What does excess bank liquidity say about the loan market in Less Developed Countries?

The Instability and Inequities of the Global Reserve System


How Cash Transfers Boost Work and Economic Security

The relationship between rainfall and human density and its implications for future water stress in sub-Saharan Africa

Climate Change and Sustainable Development

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Corruption and Democracy

Governance, Economic Growth and Development since the 1960s

Industrial Policy and Growth


Have Collapses in Infrastructure Spending led to Cross-Country Divergence in Per Capita GDP?

Growth, employment and poverty: An analysis of the vital nexus based on some recent UNDP and ILO/SIDA studies

A Compendium of Policy Instruments to Enhance Financial Stability and Debt Management in Emerging Market Economies

Labour Market Flexibility and Decent Work

Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory Environment

Inequality in India: A survey of recent trends

A growth model for a two-sector economy with endogenous productivity


The conflict-growth nexus and the poverty of nations

Modernizing the informal sector

Developing Countries, Donor Leverage, and Access to Bird Flu Vaccines

Transforming the developmental welfare states in East Asia

A counter-cyclical framework for a development-friendly international financial architecture

Central banks as agents of employment creation

Regional Social Policy


Constraints to achieving the MDGs through domestic resource mobilization