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Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2001/2002

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  • Boris Pleskovic
  • Nicholas Stern
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    The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics is a forum for discussion, and debate of important policy issues facing developing countries. This report for 2001-2002 focuses on two main themes, based on papers presented, and discussions that followed: 1) globalization and inequality, drawing on historical trends, through the human capital nexus, and the role of foreign trade and investment, to the geographic and international inequalities of globalization, and how the impact of technological change affected the developing world; and, 2) health and development, focused on the role of nongovernmental organizations in the provision of health care, with a special look at the patent policy proposal for global diseases. Health, income, and economic development are emphasized, so as to highlight the world inequality, and the growing concerns on the rising longevity.

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    This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 15207 and published in 2002.

    ISBN: 0-8213-5044-7
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    Keywords: Health Monitoring and Evaluation Poverty Reduction - Poverty Assessment Economic Theory and Research Environmental Economics and Policies Governance - Governance Indicators;

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    1. Atkinson, Anthony B & Bourguignon, Francois, 1982. "The Comparison of Multi-Dimensioned Distributions of Economic Status," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 49(2), pages 183-201, April.
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    1. Frankel, Jeffrey, 2011. "Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets: A Survey," Working Paper Series rwp11-003, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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