Summary: Financial crises, credit ratings, and Bank failures : an introduction; by Carmen M. Reinhart. Default, currency crises, and sovereign credit ratings; by Carmen M. Reinhart. Emerging market instability : do sovereign ratings affect country risk and stock returns? by Graciela Kaminsky, and Sergio L. Schmukler. On the use of portfolio risk models and capital requirements in emerging markets : the case of Argentina; by Veronica Balzarotti, Michael Falkenheim, and Andrew Powell. Impact evaluation of social funds : an introduction; by Laura B. Rawlings, and Norbert R. Schady. Supporting communities in transition : the impact of the Armenia social investment fund; by Robert S. Chase. An impact evaluation of education, health, and water supply investments by the Bolivian social investment fund; by John Newman, Menno Pradhan, Laura B. Rawlings, Geert Ridder, Ramiro Coa, and Jose Luis Evia. The impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments : lessons from the Nicaraguan social fund; by Menno Pradhan, and Laura B. Rawlings. The allocation and impact of social funds : spending on school infrastructure in Peru; by Christina Paxson, and Norbert R. Schady.
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