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The World Bank economic review 16 (2), Volume 1
Author:Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Reinhart, Carment; Kaminsky, Graciela; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Balzorotti, Veronica; Falkenheim, Michael; Powell, Andrew; Rawlings, Laura B.; Schady, Norbert R.; Chase, Robert S.; Newman, John; Pradhan, Menno; Ridder, Geert; Coa, Ramiro; Evia, Jose Luis; Paxson, Christina; Country:Armenia; Nicaragua; Peru; Bolivia; Argentina;
Date Stored:2003/08/23Document Date:2002/01/01
Document Type:PublicationSubTopics:Environmental Economics & Policies; Macroeconomic Management; Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring; Banks & Banking Reform; Settlement of Investment Disputes
ISBN:ISBN 019-851661-4Language:English
Major Sector:(Historic)Sector not applicableRegion:Europe and Central Asia; Latin America & Caribbean
Report Number:26452Sub Sectors:(Historic)Sector not applicable
Source Citation:The World Bank Economic Review. -- Vol. 16, no. 2 (2002), pp. 149-319Volume No:1

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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