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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)