A well-functioning public sector that delivers quality public services consistent with citizen preferences
and that fosters private market-led growth while managing fiscal resources prudently is
considered critical to the World Bank’s mission of poverty alleviation and the achievement of
the Millennium Development Goals.
"As a mother of a deaf child, and one whose experience has been unusual only in that it has been more
fortunate than that of the average mother so situated, I want to place before you (the teachers of the deaf) a
plea for the education of the parents of little deaf children.
"While you are laboring for the education of the deaf, and for their sakes are training teachers to carry on the
work, there are, in almost every home that shelters a little deaf child, blunders being made that will retard his
development and hinder your work for years to come--blunders that a...
Examines rationales for and against U.S. Government intervention in private grain storage, and simulates some of the costs and effects of intervention. Private storage activity already appears to be highly competitive. Distortions introduced by domestic agricultural policies and by a possible divergence between social and private discount rates are found to be insufficient justifications for gover......