Working Papers Archive

Política de infraestructura de Guatemala desde una perspective de integración regional
Política de infraestructura de Guatemala desde una perspective de integración regional
The paper “Guatemala’s Infrastructure Policies from a Regional Integration Perspective” reviewed the country’s infrastructure needs that would benefit from a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to catalyze high-quality investment.
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Growth Strategies for Africa in a Changing Global Environment
Growth Strategies for Africa in a Changing Global Environment
The purpose of this paper is to sketch a strategy for African late starters. It identifies the key objectives and the mix of policy initiatives appropriate for a post‐financial‐crisis environment where South‐South trade and capital flows are taking on a greater salience.
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Growth Policy and the State
Growth Policy and the State
In this paper Professor Philippe Aghion of Harvard University argues the importance of the state governance. It is not so much a reduced state that we need to foster economic growth in our countries, but a strategic state. The strategic state would target its investments to maximize growth in the face of hard budget constraints.
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Growth Economics and Policies
Growth Economics and Policies
The purpose of this paper is to study how thinking on growth has evolved since the 1950s through the interplay of international politics, country-level experience, and theorizing almost exclusively conducted in Western countries. The paper reflects on how this body of thinking has diffused through a variety of channels and influenced policies in virtually all developing countries.
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The Republic of Korea’s Infrastructure Development: Experiences and Some Lessons for Africa’s Developing Economies
The Republic of Korea’s Infrastructure Development: Experiences and Some Lessons for Africa’s Developing Economies
Working Paper #1 authored by Dr. Okyu Kwon focuses on the Republic of Korea's infrastructure and lessons for African developing economies.
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