In the past 30 years, Malaysia has successfully curtailed high poverty rates and reduced income inequalities. Its goal is to attain high income status by 2020 while ensuring that growth is sustainable.
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The shadow economy (Dana Wickware).
Microentrepreneurs: the unacknowledged borrowers (Lucy
Conger). A conversation with Elaben Bhatt (Margaret Bergen
and Paralekha... Show More + Chatterjee). Waste not, want not (Michael
Sanio). Mostar: bridging the gap through design (Frank
Hanson). Editor's note (Margaret Bergen). Urban
indicators (Christine Auclair). Portrait of a city -
Salisbury (Patrick French). Cityscape (Annabel Biles).
American urban challenge - reharvesting the industrial
machine (Neal Peirce). "Freak Banker" tells how
to make loans to poor people (J. Daniel Taillant). Show Less -
In this issue: Feature Article:
transport research in the World Bank, by Clell G. Harral.
Completed research: Short-run and long-run influences on
income distributi... Show More +on. Growth, employment, and the size
distribution of income. The labor markets in Malaysia.
Effects of health and nutrition standards on workers'
productivity. Evaluation methodology for education projects.
New research: A statistical analysis of the efficiency of
Indonesian manufacturing. National spatial policies. Health
and rural development in Nepal. Mass media and rural
development. A framework for agriculture sector analysis.
Better software for mathematical modeling: the general
algebraic modeling system. Econometric models of the supply
of perennials: a case study of rubber and tea in Sri Lanka.
Land tenure and labor markets in Indonesia. New and
forthcoming publications. Show Less -