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Rethinking infrastructure for development [electronic resource] /
edited by Francois Bourguignon and Boris Pleskovic.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2008.
vii, 285 p. : ill.
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Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2008.
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Long Description
How to analyze the impact of globalization? What is the effect of rich countries policies on developing ones? How to redefine the development agenda and scale-up the aid effort? These were the broad questions addressed by the 2003 European Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE-Europe) jointly organized in May by the World Bank and the French Development Agency under the title "Economic integration and social responsibility."
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This edition of the 'Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics' presents selected papers from the ABCDE Meetings, held May 29-30, 2006, in Tokyo, Japan. This volume presents papers on Infrastructure for Growth - emerging issues; sustainable development and infrastructure - climate change, clean energy, and energy efficiency; rural infrastructure and agricultural development; and infrastructure and regional cooperation.
Table of Contents
About this Bookp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Opening Speechp. 9
Opening Speechp. 13
Keynote Addressp. 19
Keynote Addressp. 23
Keynote Addressp. 29
Infrastructure for Growth: Emerging Issues
Infrastructure and Development: A Survey of Recent and Upcoming Issuesp. 47
Commentsp. 83
Sustainable Development and Infrastructure: Climate Change, Clean Energy, and Energy Efficiency
Climate Change Impacts, Energy, and Developmentp. 89
Managing China's Energy Resourcesp. 131
Commentsp. 163
Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Development
Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Developmentp. 175
Spurring Economic Development by Capitalizing on Brand Agriculture: Turning Development Strategy on Its Headp. 205
Commentsp. 231
Infrastructure and Regional Cooperation
Infrastructure and Regional Cooperationp. 235
Commentsp. 261
Closing Remarksp. 279
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