Private sector and development [electronic resource] : annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics--Global, 2008 /
edited by Justin Yifu Lin and Boris Pleskovic.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009.
vii, 167 p. : ill.
0821371258, 9780821371251
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Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009.
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The global Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (Global ABCDE) 2007 will take place in Bled, Slovenia, on May 17-18, 2007. The conference will be co-organized by the World Bank and the Government of Slovenia.The conference will have as the overall theme of Private Sector and Development.
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The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) is one of the world's best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference provides a forum for the world's leading development thinkers to share new knowledge and ideas. "The Private Sector and Development" was the theme of the ABCDE held in Bled, Slovenia, in May 17-18, 2007. The conference was co-organized by the Government of Slovenia and the World Bank. Book jacket.
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This book presents selected papers from the ABCDE Meetings, held May 17 -18, 2007 in Bled, Slovenia. Hosted by the World Bank and the Government of Slovenia, more than 400 experts from countries around the world met to deliberate the theme: Private Sector and Development. This volume presents papers on financial inclusion, factors that matter the most for business climate, and the provision of public services by non- state actors.
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About This Bookp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Opening Speechp. 9
Opening Speechp. 15
Opening Speechp. 17
Keynote Addressp. 19
Keynote Address: Privatization in Development: Some Lessons from Experiencep. 25
Keynote Addressp. 47
Keynote Address: Informality, Productivity, and Growth in Mexicop. 53
Keynote Addressp. 65
Finance And Economic Opportunityp. 69
Bring Me Sunshine: Which Parts of the Business Climate Should Public Policy Try To Fix?p. 99
Comments On "Reforming Public Service Delivery",
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