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Integrating socio-economic considerations into biosafety decisions

The challenge for Asia

This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.

Diverging Paths

What future for export credit agencies in development finance?

Calls for the reform or even elimination of ECAs come in the broader policy context of government commitments to meet Millennium Development Goals that set targets for poverty alleviation, health, education, and environmental protection.

Energy Security and Climate Change

Investing in the Clean Car Revolution

Presents framework for understanding the regulatory and market dynamics driving the demand for more fuel efficient and less polluting automobiles, and highlights investment ideas levered to this long-term theme.

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Pollution Taxes in a Second-Best World

Plenary Address for the Conference on "Tax Policy in EU Candidate Countries On the Eve of Enlargement" Riga, Latvia, September 12, 2003.

Private Finance

An assessment of U.S. performance in two areas that influence the environmental character of private financial flows to developing countries: bilateral export and investment promotion agencies and multilateral financial institutions.

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