Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2009, Global
488 pages
English

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2009, Global

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This annual conference is a global gathering of the world's leading scholars and practitioners. Among the attendees are participants from developing countries, think tanks, NGOs, and international institutions. These papers concern: Trade and economic performance: does Africa's fragmentation matter?; Protectionist Policies and Manufacturing Trade Flows in Africa; Criss-Crossing Globalization: The Phenomenon of Uphill Skills flows; The Aid-Migration Trade off; Are Remittances More Effective than Aid to Improve Child Health? An Empirical Assessment Using Inter- and Intra-country data; Role of Emigration and Emigrant Networks in Labor Market Decision of non-Migrants; the Role of Higher Education in High-tech Industry Development: A Review of International Experience; Higher Education and Industry: What Linkages in Africa; An Arrested Virtuous Circle?; Higher Education and High-tech Industry in India; Health and socio-economic status: Isolating causal pathways; The Household Impacts of Treating HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries; First Things First: Infectious Disease, Child Mortality and the poor in India 1992-2005; What Makes Growth Shared?; On the Political Economy of Inclusive Development; Characterizing Conflict Forms; Public Goods Provision in South Asia.
Introduction by Justin Yifu Lin and Boris Pleskovic. Opening addresses by Trevor Manuel, Justin Yifu Lin, and Thabo Mbeki. Keynote addresses by Michael Spence, Bassma Kodmani, and Sunil Kant Munjal. Papers by Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables; Lawrence Edwards; Aaditya Mattoo and Arvind Subramanian; Jean-Paul Azam and Ruxanda Berlinschi; Lisa Chauvet, Flore Gubert, and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps; Jinu Koola and çaglar Özden; Sachi Hatakenaka; Akilagpa Sawyerr and Boubakar Barry; Rakesh Basant and Partha Mukhopadhyay; Duncan Thomas; Markus Goldstein, Joshua Graff Zivin, and Harsha Thirumurthy; Francisco Rodríguez; and Lakshmi Iyer. Comments by Beata Smarzynska Javorcik, Melvin D. Ayogu, Jean-Luc Demonsant, Erik Sander, Shahid Yusuf, Pankaj Chandra, T. Paul Schultz, John Strauss, and Ashutosh Varshney. Closing remarks by Alan Gelb and Fundi Tshazibana.

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2009
ABCDE
Annual World Bank Conference on
Development Economics
Global
People, Politics, and
Globalization
Edited by
Justin Yifu Lin and
Boris PleskovicPeople, Politics, and
Globalization Annual World Bank Conference
on Development Economics—Global
2009
People, Politics, and
Globalization
Edited by
Justin Yifu Lin and
Boris Pleskovic
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ISBN: 978-0-8213-7722-2
eISBN: 978-0-8213-8059-8
DOI: 10.1596/978-0-8213-7722-2
ISSN: 1813-9477Contents
ABOUT THIS BOOK ix
INTRODUCTION 1
Justin Yifu Lin and Boris Pleskovic
OPENING ADDRESS 11
Trevor Manuel
OPENING ADDRESS 13
Justin Yifu Lin
OPENING ADDRESS 15
Thabo Mbeki
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 23
Michael Spence
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 33
Bassma Kodmani
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 41
Sunil Kant Munjal
Trade and Investment
Trade and Economic Performance: Does Africa’s Fragmentation Matter? 51
Paul Collier and Anthony J. Venables
Protectionist Policies and Manufacturing Trade Flows in Africa 77
Lawrence Edwards
COMMENT
Beata Smarzynska Javorcik 109
vvi | CONTENTS
Crisscrossing Globalization: The Phenomenon of Uphill Skill Flows 115
Aaditya Mattoo and Arvind Subramanian
COMMENT
Beata Smarzynska Javorcik 141
Migration, Remittances, and the Transition
from Foreign Aid
The Aid-Migration Trade-off 147
Jean-Paul Azam and Ruxanda Berlinschi
COMMENT
Melvin D. Ayogu 169
Are Remittances More Effective Than Aid for Improving Child Health?
An Empirical Assessment Using Inter- and Intracountry Data 173
Lisa Chauvet, Flore Gubert, and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
COMMENT
Melvin D. Ayogu 205
The Role of Emigration and Emigrant Networks in Labor Market
Decisions of Nonmigrants 209
Jinu Koola and Çag ˇlar Özden
COMMENT
Jean-Luc Demonsant 226
Higher Education and High-Technology Industry
The Role of Higher Education in High-Technology Industrial Development:
What Can International Experience Tell Us? 233
Sachi Hatakenaka
COMMENT
Erik Sander 266
African Higher Education and Industry: What Are the Linkages? 275
Akilagpa Sawyerr and Boubakar Barry
COMMENT
Shahid Yusuf 294
An Arrested Virtuous Circle? Higher Education and High-Technology
Industries in India 297
Rakesh Basant and Partha Mukhopadhyay
COMMENT
Pankaj Chandra 346CONTENTS | vii
Human Development
Health and Socioeconomic Status: The Importance of Causal Pathways 355
Duncan Thomas
The Household Impacts of Treating HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries 385
Markus Goldstein, Joshua Graff Zivin, and Harsha Thirumurthy
COMMENTS
T. Paul Schultz 406
John Strauss 412
Political Economy
When Is Public Expenditure Pro-Poor? 419
Francisco Rodríguez
The Political Economy of Public Service Provision in South Asia 443
Lakshmi Iyer
COMMENT
Ashutosh Varshney 463
CLOSING REMARKS 467
Alan Gelb
CLOSING REMARKS 471
Fundi Tshazibana

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