The World Bank Research Observer. -- Vol. 13, no. 2 (August 1998)
Environmental Economics & Policies; Economic Theory & Research; Banks & Banking Reform; Health Economics & Finance; Financial Intermediation
Summary: Promoting efficient rural financial intermediation, by Jacob Yaron, McDonald Benjamin, and Stephanie Charitonenko. The role of long-term finance : theory and evidence, by Gerard Caprio, Jr. and Asli Demirguc-Kunt. From prices to incomes : agricultural subsidization without protection? by John Baffes and Jacob Meerman. The potential and limitations of self-targeted food subsidies, by Harold Alderman and Kathy Lindert. Targeting revisited, by Dominique van de Walle. Using international institutions to improve public procurement, by Bernard Hoekman. New models for old-age security: experiments, evidence, and unanswered questions, by Estelle James.
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