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The World Bank research observer 23 (2), Volume 1
Author:Jimenez, Emmanuel; Feder, Gershon; Collins, Susan; Deaton, Angus; Eichengreen, Barry; Ndulu, Benno; Pack, Howard; Serven, Luis; Shetty, Sudhir; Walton, Michael; Country:World;
Date Stored:2010/06/03Document Date:2008/08/01
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Knowledge Economy; Foreign Direct Investment; Microfinance; Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems; ICT Policy and Strategies
Region:The World RegionReport Number:54866
Source Citation:The World Bank research observer. -- Vol. 23, no. 2 (Fall 2008)Volume No:1

Summary: Symposium on foreign direct investment (FDI); collecting the pieces of the FDI knowledge spillovers puzzle; by Roger Smeets; can survey evidence shed light on spillovers from FDI? By Beata S. Javorcik; the growing phenomenon of private tutoring: does it deepen human capital, widen inequalities, or waste resources? By Hai-Anh Dang and E Halsey Rogers; can biological factors like hepatitis B explain the bulk of gender imbalance in China? A review of the evidence by Monica Das Gupta; and industrial location in developing countries by Uwe Deichmann, Somik V. Lall, Stephen J. Redding, and Anthony J. Venables.

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