Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics--Europe 2005

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics--Europe 2005

Are We on Track to Achieve the Millennum Development Goals?

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Bourguignon (Chief Economist of the World Bank), Pleskovic (research manager, Development Economics, World Bank), and Sapir (economic advisor, European Commission) present the proceedings of the sixth Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics in Europe, held in Brussels, Belgium, in May of 2004. The proceedings open with addresses by the World Bank's Vice President for Europe, the Prime Minister of Belgium, Belgium's Minister for Development Cooperation, Bourguignon, and, for the keynote, Nobel Laureate and former World Bank economist Joseph Stiglitz. These addresses are followed by papers on trade, human capital, capital, and aid flows. The volume concludes with additional addresses by the Norwegian Minister of International Development, the President of the European Commission, and the outgoing President of the World Bank. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's finest development thinkers to present their perspectives and ideas. In recent years, a parallel, second conference has been held in Europe with the same goal of expanding the flow of ideas between thinkers, practitioners, and policymakers in the field of international development.'Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Europe 2005' presents selected papers from the sixth annual ABCDE—Europe meetings, held May 2004 in Brussels, Belgium. This volume contains articles on trade flows, human capital flows, capital flows and aid flows. It provides a general overview of the links between poverty and migration and insight and opinions on key development issues.The ABCDE Europe 2005 is a critical reference guide for development research and will be of interest to practitioners and those studying international development and poverty reduction.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780821360194
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 266 p.) : ill


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