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Bringing in the future [[electronic resource] ] : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Bringing in the future [[electronic resource] ] : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Autore Ascher William
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (343 p.)
Disciplina 338.9/27091724
Soggetto topico Sustainable development - Developing countries
Natural resources - Developing countries - Management
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-282-42609-5
9786612426094
0-226-02918-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The Challenge of Farsightedness -- 2. The Root Causes of Shortsightedness and Their Manifestations in Developing Countries -- 3. Gaining Traction to Overcome Obstacles to Farsightedness -- 4. Creating and Rescheduling Tangible Benefits and Costs -- 5. Creating and Rescheduling Social and Psychological Rewards -- 6. Realigning Performance Evaluation -- 7. Self-Restraint Instruments -- 8. Analytic Exercises -- 9. Deepening Problem Definitions -- 10. Design Dimensions of Communicating Farsighted Appeals -- 11. The Triple Appeal Principle -- 12. Managing Heuristics -- 13. Empowering and Insulating the Farsighted Leader -- 14. Structuring Decision-Making Processes -- 15. Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Index
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Ascher William  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
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Bringing in the future [[electronic resource] ] : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Bringing in the future [[electronic resource] ] : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Autore Ascher William
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (343 p.)
Disciplina 338.9/27091724
Soggetto topico Sustainable development - Developing countries
Natural resources - Developing countries - Management
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Soggetto non controllato sustainability, sustainable, government, governing, economics, economy, thinking, thought process, economic development, institutional design, corruption, waste, faulty planning, psychology, developing countries, africa, african, asia, asian, latin america, american, consequences, considerations, international, natural resources, farsighted actions, shortsightedness, decision making
ISBN 1-282-42609-5
9786612426094
0-226-02918-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The Challenge of Farsightedness -- 2. The Root Causes of Shortsightedness and Their Manifestations in Developing Countries -- 3. Gaining Traction to Overcome Obstacles to Farsightedness -- 4. Creating and Rescheduling Tangible Benefits and Costs -- 5. Creating and Rescheduling Social and Psychological Rewards -- 6. Realigning Performance Evaluation -- 7. Self-Restraint Instruments -- 8. Analytic Exercises -- 9. Deepening Problem Definitions -- 10. Design Dimensions of Communicating Farsighted Appeals -- 11. The Triple Appeal Principle -- 12. Managing Heuristics -- 13. Empowering and Insulating the Farsighted Leader -- 14. Structuring Decision-Making Processes -- 15. Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910778588503321
Ascher William  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
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Bringing in the future : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Bringing in the future : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries / / William Ascher
Autore Ascher William
Edizione [1st ed.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (343 p.)
Disciplina 338.9/27091724
Soggetto topico Sustainable development - Developing countries
Natural resources - Developing countries - Management
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Soggetto non controllato sustainability, sustainable, government, governing, economics, economy, thinking, thought process, economic development, institutional design, corruption, waste, faulty planning, psychology, developing countries, africa, african, asia, asian, latin america, american, consequences, considerations, international, natural resources, farsighted actions, shortsightedness, decision making
ISBN 1-282-42609-5
9786612426094
0-226-02918-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. The Challenge of Farsightedness -- 2. The Root Causes of Shortsightedness and Their Manifestations in Developing Countries -- 3. Gaining Traction to Overcome Obstacles to Farsightedness -- 4. Creating and Rescheduling Tangible Benefits and Costs -- 5. Creating and Rescheduling Social and Psychological Rewards -- 6. Realigning Performance Evaluation -- 7. Self-Restraint Instruments -- 8. Analytic Exercises -- 9. Deepening Problem Definitions -- 10. Design Dimensions of Communicating Farsighted Appeals -- 11. The Triple Appeal Principle -- 12. Managing Heuristics -- 13. Empowering and Insulating the Farsighted Leader -- 14. Structuring Decision-Making Processes -- 15. Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910820205303321
Ascher William  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2009
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German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (163 p.)
Disciplina 337.43
Altri autori (Persone) HeitgerBernhard
WavermanLeonard
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Germany
Economic forecasting - Europe, Eastern
Economic forecasting - North America
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-134-89142-3
1-280-11268-9
0-203-98262-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Preface; Part I Developments in Eastern Europe; Part II Spillovers; Part III Central issues; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910449879903321
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
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German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (163 p.)
Disciplina 337.43
Altri autori (Persone) HeitgerBernhard
WavermanLeonard
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Germany
Economic forecasting - Europe, Eastern
Economic forecasting - North America
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
ISBN 1-134-89141-5
1-134-89142-3
1-280-11268-9
0-203-98262-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Preface; Part I Developments in Eastern Europe; Part II Spillovers; Part III Central issues; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910783087603321
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
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German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
German unification and the international economy / / edited by Bernhard Heitger and Leonard Waverman
Edizione [1st ed.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (163 p.)
Disciplina 337.43
Altri autori (Persone) HeitgerBernhard
WavermanLeonard
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Germany
Economic forecasting - Europe, Eastern
Economic forecasting - North America
Economic forecasting - Developing countries
ISBN 1-134-89141-5
1-134-89142-3
1-280-11268-9
0-203-98262-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Preface; Part I Developments in Eastern Europe; Part II Spillovers; Part III Central issues; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910826984003321
London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 1993
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Global economic prospects : the global economy in transition
Global economic prospects : the global economy in transition
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, District of Columbia : , : World Bank Group, , 2015
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (199 p.)
Disciplina 338.5443091724
Collana Global Economic Prospects
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Economic forecasting
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-4648-0485-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Global Outlook: The Global Economy in Transition; Summary and Key Messages; Tables; 1.1 The global outlook in summary; Figures; 1.1 Global activity; Recent Developments and Outlook in Major Economies; 1.2 Global trends and policy challenges; 1.3 United States; 1.4 United Kingdom; 1.5 Euro Area; Global Trends and Spillovers; 1.6 Japan; 1.7 China; 1.8 Implications of the European Central Bank's quantitative easing for global financial conditions; Boxes
1.1 Negative Interest Rates in Europe: A Glance at Their Causes and Implications B1.1.1 Negative interest rates in Europe: Context; B 1.1.2 Negative interest rates in Europe: Some consequences; 1.9 Implications of the European Central Bank's quantitative easing for developing countries; 1.10 Implications of launch of monetary tightening in the United States; 1.11 Developing countries' capital flows and borrowing costs; 1.12 Oil markets; Recent Developments and Outlook in Developing Countries; 1.2 Low Oil Prices in Perspective; B 1.2.2 Global growth and inflation around oil price declines
B1.2.3 Financial market developments around oil price declines B1.2.4 The new oil map; 1.13 Oil price volatility and non-oil commodity prices; 1.14 Global trade; 1.15 Developing and emerging-market growth; Risks to the Outlook; 1.16 Terms of trade effect on GDP; 1.17 Developing country currencies; 1.18 Exchange rates and competitiveness in major emerging economies; 1.19 Inflation in developing countries; 1.20 Private debt in developing countries; 1.21 Risk of a rough awakening; Policy Challenges; 1.22 Emerging market credit ratings; 1.23 Risk of excessive U.S. dollar appreciation
1.24 Risk of stagnation and deflation in the Euro Area 1.25 Risk of a hard landing in China; 1.26 Monetary policy in developing countries; 1.27 Fiscal pressures; 1.28 Income convergence; 1.29 Structural reforms; 1.3 Recent Developments in Emerging and Developing Country Labor Markets; B1.3.1 Global unemployment rate; B1.3.2 Unemployment rate in developing and advanced economies; B1.3.3 Regional unemployment rate; B1.3.4 Change in employment to population ratio; B1.3.5 Labor force participation rate
B1.3.6 Changes in unemployment rate and GDP growth in Great Recession vs. previous recessions in developing economiesB1.3.7 Estimates of Okun's Law coeffcients for advanced, emerging, and frontier market economies; B1.3.8 Real GDP growth and change in unemployment rates in developing economies, 2000-14; B1.3.9 Estimated informal employment shares in selected countries, 2011; B1.3.10 Global average annual real wage growth; B1.3.11 Real wage growth in selected developing economies; B1.3.12 Enterprise Survey results on key business constraints, 2013; References; 1.30 Fuel subsidies
Special Feature 1 Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: Risks around U.S. Rate Liftoff and Policy Options
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Washington, District of Columbia : , : World Bank Group, , 2015
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Global economic prospects [[electronic resource] ] : commodities at the crossroads
Global economic prospects [[electronic resource] ] : commodities at the crossroads
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, DC, : World Bank, 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (202 p.)
Disciplina 330.91724222222
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Economic forecasting
Economic history - 1990-
International economic relations
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-281-95980-4
9786611959807
0-8213-7801-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Overview; Figure O.1 The recent commodity boom was the largest and longest of any boom since 1900; Figure O.2 Real commodity prices in local currency units increased by between 75 and 150 percent but have fallen since; Figure O.3 Slower growth should ease commodity demand; Figure O.4 Technological progress has reduced the quantity of commodities used per unit of GDP; Figure O.5 Oil prices are having a direct impact on food prices; Figure O.6 On average, poor countries are dependent on commodities but relatively resource poor
Figure O.7 Primary commodity exporters are exhibiting fewer signs of the behaviors linked to the" resource curse"Figure O.8 Exchange rates, inflation, and government expenditures in new versus established oil exporters, 2001-06; Table O.1 Food price hikes and consumption shares vary by region; Table O.2 Higher food prices have increased both the incidence and severity of poverty worldwide; Chapter 1 Prospects for the Global Economy; Table 1.1 The global outlook in summary; Figure 1.1 GDP growth; Box 1.1 Chronology of recent developments in the financial crisis
Figure 1.2 Emerging market equities are hit hard as turbulence evolves to crisis Figure 1.3 Emerging-market bond spreads widen, especially for corporates; Figure 1.4 Private debt and equity flows decline by a third in 2008; Figure 1.5 Change in GDP in the United States, Europe, and Japan; Figure 1.6 The contribution of U.S. domestic demand to GDP growth; Table 1.2 High-income OECD countries: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.7 U.S. household wealth falls sharply in the last quarters; Figure 1.8 GDP to decline across the OECD
Figure 1.9 East Asian countries show steep falloff in output growth Figure 1.10 Output growth in Latin America, South Asia, and Europe and Central Asia is fading; Figure 1.11 Investment was the driving force for growth in developing countries; Table 1.3 Developing regions: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.12 Developing-country GDP growth is expected to fall below 5 percent in 2009; Figure 1.13 Headline inflation is easing across industrial countries; Figure 1.14 Inflation in emerging markets surged on higher food and energy prices
Box 1.2 Commodity prices and inflation in developing countries Figure 1.15 Key developments in 2008 for East Asia and the Pacific; Figure 1.16 Sovereign bond spreads widen across Europe and Central Asia; Figure 1.17 In Latin America and the Caribbean, current accounts of largest economies diverge; Figure 1.18 Oil revenues, recovery from drought underpin growth in the Middle East and North Africa in 2008; Figure 1.19 South Asian production slips in the last months; Figure 1.20 In Sub-Saharan Africa, primary commodity exports increased as prices surged
Figure 1.21 World trade is expected to decline in 2009 for the first time since 1982
Record Nr. UNINA-9910454331203321
Washington, DC, : World Bank, 2009
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Global economic prospects : : commodities at the crossroads
Global economic prospects : : commodities at the crossroads
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, DC : , : World Bank, , 2009
Descrizione fisica xv, 180 pages : illustrations ; ; 27 cm
Disciplina 330.91724222222
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Economic forecasting
Economic history - 1990-
International economic relations
ISBN 1-281-95980-4
9786611959807
0-8213-7801-5
9780821377994
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Overview; Figure O.1 The recent commodity boom was the largest and longest of any boom since 1900; Figure O.2 Real commodity prices in local currency units increased by between 75 and 150 percent but have fallen since; Figure O.3 Slower growth should ease commodity demand; Figure O.4 Technological progress has reduced the quantity of commodities used per unit of GDP; Figure O.5 Oil prices are having a direct impact on food prices; Figure O.6 On average, poor countries are dependent on commodities but relatively resource poor
Figure O.7 Primary commodity exporters are exhibiting fewer signs of the behaviors linked to the" resource curse"Figure O.8 Exchange rates, inflation, and government expenditures in new versus established oil exporters, 2001-06; Table O.1 Food price hikes and consumption shares vary by region; Table O.2 Higher food prices have increased both the incidence and severity of poverty worldwide; Chapter 1 Prospects for the Global Economy; Table 1.1 The global outlook in summary; Figure 1.1 GDP growth; Box 1.1 Chronology of recent developments in the financial crisis
Figure 1.2 Emerging market equities are hit hard as turbulence evolves to crisis Figure 1.3 Emerging-market bond spreads widen, especially for corporates; Figure 1.4 Private debt and equity flows decline by a third in 2008; Figure 1.5 Change in GDP in the United States, Europe, and Japan; Figure 1.6 The contribution of U.S. domestic demand to GDP growth; Table 1.2 High-income OECD countries: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.7 U.S. household wealth falls sharply in the last quarters; Figure 1.8 GDP to decline across the OECD
Figure 1.9 East Asian countries show steep falloff in output growth Figure 1.10 Output growth in Latin America, South Asia, and Europe and Central Asia is fading; Figure 1.11 Investment was the driving force for growth in developing countries; Table 1.3 Developing regions: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.12 Developing-country GDP growth is expected to fall below 5 percent in 2009; Figure 1.13 Headline inflation is easing across industrial countries; Figure 1.14 Inflation in emerging markets surged on higher food and energy prices
Box 1.2 Commodity prices and inflation in developing countries Figure 1.15 Key developments in 2008 for East Asia and the Pacific; Figure 1.16 Sovereign bond spreads widen across Europe and Central Asia; Figure 1.17 In Latin America and the Caribbean, current accounts of largest economies diverge; Figure 1.18 Oil revenues, recovery from drought underpin growth in the Middle East and North Africa in 2008; Figure 1.19 South Asian production slips in the last months; Figure 1.20 In Sub-Saharan Africa, primary commodity exports increased as prices surged
Figure 1.21 World trade is expected to decline in 2009 for the first time since 1982
Record Nr. UNINA-9910782865603321
Washington, DC : , : World Bank, , 2009
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Global economic prospects : : commodities at the crossroads
Global economic prospects : : commodities at the crossroads
Pubbl/distr/stampa Washington, DC : , : World Bank, , 2009
Descrizione fisica xv, 180 pages : illustrations ; ; 27 cm
Disciplina 330.91724222222
Soggetto topico Economic forecasting - Developing countries
Economic forecasting
Economic history - 1990-
International economic relations
ISBN 1-281-95980-4
9786611959807
0-8213-7801-5
9780821377994
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Overview; Figure O.1 The recent commodity boom was the largest and longest of any boom since 1900; Figure O.2 Real commodity prices in local currency units increased by between 75 and 150 percent but have fallen since; Figure O.3 Slower growth should ease commodity demand; Figure O.4 Technological progress has reduced the quantity of commodities used per unit of GDP; Figure O.5 Oil prices are having a direct impact on food prices; Figure O.6 On average, poor countries are dependent on commodities but relatively resource poor
Figure O.7 Primary commodity exporters are exhibiting fewer signs of the behaviors linked to the" resource curse"Figure O.8 Exchange rates, inflation, and government expenditures in new versus established oil exporters, 2001-06; Table O.1 Food price hikes and consumption shares vary by region; Table O.2 Higher food prices have increased both the incidence and severity of poverty worldwide; Chapter 1 Prospects for the Global Economy; Table 1.1 The global outlook in summary; Figure 1.1 GDP growth; Box 1.1 Chronology of recent developments in the financial crisis
Figure 1.2 Emerging market equities are hit hard as turbulence evolves to crisis Figure 1.3 Emerging-market bond spreads widen, especially for corporates; Figure 1.4 Private debt and equity flows decline by a third in 2008; Figure 1.5 Change in GDP in the United States, Europe, and Japan; Figure 1.6 The contribution of U.S. domestic demand to GDP growth; Table 1.2 High-income OECD countries: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.7 U.S. household wealth falls sharply in the last quarters; Figure 1.8 GDP to decline across the OECD
Figure 1.9 East Asian countries show steep falloff in output growth Figure 1.10 Output growth in Latin America, South Asia, and Europe and Central Asia is fading; Figure 1.11 Investment was the driving force for growth in developing countries; Table 1.3 Developing regions: growth and related indicators; Figure 1.12 Developing-country GDP growth is expected to fall below 5 percent in 2009; Figure 1.13 Headline inflation is easing across industrial countries; Figure 1.14 Inflation in emerging markets surged on higher food and energy prices
Box 1.2 Commodity prices and inflation in developing countries Figure 1.15 Key developments in 2008 for East Asia and the Pacific; Figure 1.16 Sovereign bond spreads widen across Europe and Central Asia; Figure 1.17 In Latin America and the Caribbean, current accounts of largest economies diverge; Figure 1.18 Oil revenues, recovery from drought underpin growth in the Middle East and North Africa in 2008; Figure 1.19 South Asian production slips in the last months; Figure 1.20 In Sub-Saharan Africa, primary commodity exports increased as prices surged
Figure 1.21 World trade is expected to decline in 2009 for the first time since 1982
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