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World Development Report 1999/2000:
Entering the 21st Century


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Front matter and contents


Introduction—New directions in development thinking

Chapter 1—The changing world

Chapter 2—The world trading system: the road ahead

Chapter 3—Developing countries and the global financial

Chapter 4—Protecting the global commons

Chapter 5—Decentralization: rethinking government

Chapter 6—Dynamic cities as engines of growth

Chapter 7—Making cities livable

Chapter 8—Case studies and recommendations

Bibliographical note

Appendix — Selected Indicators on Decentralization, Urbanization, and the Environment


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