Click here for search results

Site Tools

ABCDE Washington 2002

The World Bank's 14th Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) took place in April 2002, in Washington, D.C. Conference themes included:

  • Trade and Poverty
  • Africa's Future: Rural or Industrial Development
  • Education and Empowerment
  • Investment Climate and Productivity

Conference Papers (PDF files)

Papers are listed in order of presentation:

  1. Nicholas H. Stern - Scale, Results and Development (6 pages - 39kb)
  2. Alan Winters - Doha and the World Poverty Targets (44 pages - 91kb)
  3. Adrian Wood - Could Africa Be Like America? (53 pages)
  4. John B. Taylor - New Policies for Economic Development  (24 pages)
  5. Ravi Kanbur -Education, Empowerment and Gender Inequalities (27 pages - 57kb)
  6. Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Rafael La Porta, and Andrei Shleifer - The New Comparative Economics: A First Look  (23 pages - 50kb)