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Transition economies and development

Books

Newbery, D.M. (ed). (1995) Tax and Benefit Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, London: Centre for Economic Policy Research, ISBN 1 898128 19 7 pp 217 + xvii

Székely, István and David Newbery (eds). (1993) Hungary: An Economy in Transition, Cambridge: CUP, ISBN 0 521 44018 1. pp360 + xxvii

Newbery, David M and Nicholas H. Stern. (1987) The Theory of Taxation for Developing Countries, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press for the World Bank, ISBN 0-19-520498-0.

Newbery, David M. and Joseph E. Stiglitz, (1981) The Theory of Commodity Price Stabilization: A Study in the Economics of Risk, Oxford: Clarendon Press, ISBN 0-19-828417-0; 0-19-828438-1 PBk

Scott, M.FG., J.D. MacArthur and D.M.G. Newbery, (1976). Project Appraisal in Practice, London: Heinemann, ISBN 0 435 84786 4

Journal Articles

Newbery, D.M. and T. Révész, (2000) ‘The evolution of the tax structure of a reforming transitional economy: Hungary 1988-98’, International Tax and Public Finance, 7, 209-240 (previously ‘The Burden and Disincentive Effects of Hungarian Personal Taxes 1988-96’, CEPR Discussion Paper 1570, Jan 1997)

Newbery, D. M. (1997) ‘Optimal Tax Rates and Tax Design during Systemic Reform’, Journal of Public Economics, 63, 177-206

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘The distributional impact of price changes in Hungary and the UK’, Economic Journal, July, 847-63

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘Restructuring and Privatising Electric Utilities in Eastern Europe’, The Economics of Transition, 2(3), 291-316, 1994 (also issued as IPR paper IPR66, December 1993).

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Transformation in Mature versus Emerging Economies: Why has Hungary been less successful than China?’ China Economic Review, 4 (2), 89-116

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Tax and Expenditure Policies in Hungary’, The Economics of Transition, I(2), 245-72.

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Trade in Primary Products: Price Instability - Causes and Remedies’, Rivista di Politica Economica, April, 1993, 201-37. Also published in Italian as:

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Il commercio di materie prime: instabilità dei prezzi, cause e remedi’ (Trade in Primary Products: Price Instability - Causes and Remedies) Rivista di Politica Economica, April, 207-45.

Kletzer, K., D.M. Newbery and B.D. Wright (1992) ‘Smoothing primary exporters’ price risks: bonds, futures, options and insurance’, Oxford Economic Papers, 44, Oct. 641-71

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘The Role of Public Enterprises in the National Economy’ Asian Economic Review 10(2), 1-34.

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘Az állami vállalatok szerepe a nemzetgazdaságban’, Külgazdaság, XXXVI. évfolyam 1992/11, pp4-19 (‘The Role of Public Enterprises in the National Economy’)

Newbery, D.M. and P. Kattuman (1992) ‘Market Concentration and Competition in Eastern Europe’, The World Economy 15(3), May 315-34. Also issued as CEPR Discussion Paper No. 664.

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘Agricultural pricing and Public Investment’, Journal of Public Economics, 47(2), March, 253-272. Also reprinted in Tax Policy and Planning in Developing Countries, ed. by A. Bagchi and N. Stern, Oxford University Press, India 0-19-562957-4, Dec. 1993

Newbery, D.M. (1991) ‘Reform in Hungary: Sequencing and Privatisation’, European Economic Review, 35, May, 571-80.

Newbery, D.M. (1990) ‘A privatizáció helye a magya reformlépések sorában’, Külgazdaság, XXXV. évfolyam 1991/2, pp4-16. (‘Reform in Hungary: Sequencing and Privatisation’)

Newbery, D.M. (1990) ‘Tax Reform, Trade Liberalisation and Industrial Restructuring in Hungary’, European Economy, No 43, Mar 1990, 67-95.

Newbery, D.M. (1990) ‘Optimal Trade Taxes on Agriculture in Developing Countries’, Economic Journal Supplement, vol 100 no. 400, 180-92.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘The Theory of Food Price Stabilization’, Economic Journal, Vol 99, 398, December, 1065-82.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘The debt crisis’, Development, 1989:1, 34-7.

Wright, B.D. and Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Financial Instruments for Consumption Smoothing by Commodity-Dependent Exporters’, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 71 (2), May, 511-16.

Newbery, D.M. (1988) ‘The Analysis of Agricultural Price Reform’, Journal of Public Economics, 35, 1-24.

Hughes, G.A. and Newbery, D.M. (1986) ‘The Effect of Protection on Manufactured Exports from Developing Countries’, Economic Policy Vol 1 (2), April, 409?454.

Newbery, D.M. and J.E. Stiglitz (1982) ‘Optimal Commodity Stock-Piling Rules’, Oxford Economic Papers, 34(3), November, 403-27.

Newbery, D.M. and J.E. Stiglitz (1979) ‘The Theory of Commodity Price Stabilisation Rules: Welfare Impacts and Supply Responses’, Economic Journal, 89. December, 799-817.

Newbery, D.M. (1977) ‘Risk Sharing, Sharecropping and Uncertain Labour Markets’, Review of Economic Studies, XLIV(3), October, 585-94.

Newbery, D.M. (1975) ‘Tenurial Obstacles to Innovation’, Journal of Development Studies, Vol 11 No 4, July, 263-77.

Newbery, D.M. (1974) ‘Cropsharing Tenancy in Agriculture - A Comment’, American Economic Review, December, 1060-66.

Newbery, D.M. (1974) ‘The Robustness of Equilibrium Analysis in the Dual Economy’, Oxford Economic Papers, 32-41.

Newbery, D.M. (1974) ‘A method of Estimating the Underlying Input-Output Relations for Beef Cattle from Large-Scale Experimental Trials’, J. Ag. Sci., 82, January, 1-10.

Newbery, D.M. (1972) ‘Public Policy in the Dual Economy’, Economic Journal, 82, June, 567-90.

Chapters in Books

Newbery, D.M. (2003) ‘Risk, Reform and Privatisation’, ch. 29, pp 535-48, in Economics for an Imperfect World: Essays in Honor of Joseph Stiglitz, R. Arnott, B Greenmwald, R. Kanbur and B Nalebuff, (eds). Cambridge MA: MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-01205-7

Newbery, D.M. (1999) ‘Hungary: Restructuring, Privatization, but Delayed Price Adjustment’ ch 11, pp 196-213, in A European Market for Electricity? L Bergman et al, London: CEPR

Newbery, D.M. (1999) ‘The distributional impact of price changes in Hungary and the UK’, ch 23, pp327-44 in Economic Welfare Concepts and Measurement Vol I, ed J Creedy, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics 107 ISBN 1 84064 136 3, (reprinted from Economic Journal, July 1995).

Newbery, D.M. (1997) ‘Reforming Tax and Benefit Systems in Central Europe: Lessons from Hungary’, ch 5, part III, pp 413-443 in Economic Transformation and Development in Central and Eastern Europe: what lessons from the 1990s ed. S Zecchini, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, ISBN 0-7923-9852-1

Newbery, D.M. (1997) ‘The Budgetary Impact of Privatization’, ch. 2, pp9-31 in Fiscal Policy and Economic Reforms, ed. by M.I. Blejer and T. Ter-Minassian, London: Rutledge ISBN 0-415-13739-X

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘Tax and Benefit Reform in Central and Eastern Europe’, ch 1 in Tax and Benefit Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, ed. D. Newbery, London: Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘Trade in Primary Products: Price Instability - Causes and Remedies’, ch 7 (pp 201-37) in International Problems of Economic Interdependence, eds. Mario Baldassarri, Massimo Di Matteo and Robert Mundell, MacMillan: Basingstoke, England. First published in Rivista di Politica Economica, April, 1993, 201-37.

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Agricultural Pricing and Public Investment’, in Tax Policy and Planning in Developing Countries, ed. by A. Bagchi and N. Stern, Oxford University Press, India 0-19-562957-4, Dec. 1993

Newbery, D.M. (1993) ‘Implications of Imperfect Risk Markets for Agricultural Taxation’, ch. 21, pp406-35, in The Economics of Rural Organisation, K Hoff, A Braverman and J.E. Sttiglitz (eds.) Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-520888-9

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘Sequencing the Transition’, pp 181-99 in The Transition of Socialist Economies Symposium 1991, ed. H. Siebert. Tübingen, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tübingen. Also published at CEPR Discussion Paper 575, 1991.

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘The Safety Net during Transformation: Hungary’, chapter 11, The Emergence of Market Economies in Eastern Europe, ed. Christopher Clague and Gordon C. Rausser, Basil Blackwell, Oxford and Cambridge, Mass.

Newbery, D.M. (1991) ‘Reform in Hungary: Sequencing and Privatisation’, chapter 4, pp 61-77 in Economic Reform in Eastern Europe, ed. Graham Bird, Edward Elgar, Aldershot, 1992. (ISBN 1 85278 594 2). Reprinted from European Economic Review, 35, 571-80, 1991.

Wright, B. and D.M. Newbery (1991) ‘Financial Instruments for Consumption Smoothing by Commodity-Dependent Exporters’, chapter 9, p124-133 of Theophilos Priovolos and Ronald C. Duncan, (eds.) Commodity Risk Management and Finance, Oxford University Press for World Bank, 1991. Also published as ch 3, pp39-50 in The Economics of Cooperation: East Asian Development and the Case for Pro-Market Intervention, James A Roumasset and Susan Barr (eds), Westview Press, Boulder, Co. 1992, ISBN 0-8133-0454-7.

Newbery, D.M. (1990) ‘Commodity Price Stabilization’, chapter 5, pp 80-108 in Public Policy and Economic Development eds. D Lal and M. FG. Scott, Clarendon Press Oxford.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Agricultural Institutions for Insurance and Stabilization’, ch 14, pp 267-296 in The Economic Theory of Agrarian Institutions, P. Bardhan (ed), Clarendon Press Oxford.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Missing Markets: Consequences and Remedies’, ch 10, pp 211-42 in Economics of Missing Markets, Information, and Games, F.H. Hahn (ed). Clarendon Press Oxford.

Newbery, D.M., G.A. Hughes, W.D.O. Paterson and E. Bennathan (1988) Road Transport Taxation in Developing Countries: The Design of User Charges and Taxes for Tunisia World Bank Discussion Paper 26, ISBN 0-8213-1045-3, World Bank, 1988.

Newbery, D.M. (1985) ‘Efficiency and Equity Criteria in Energy Pricing with Practical Applications to LDC’s in Asia’, Ch.3 (pp.65?88) of Criteria for Energy Pricing Policy, ed. by C. Siddayao (Graham and Trotman, London).

Newbery, D.M. (1984) ‘Commodity Price Stabilization in Imperfectly Competitive Markets’, Chapter 11, pp. 261?84, International Agricultural Trade, ed. G.G. Storey, A. Schmitz, and A. Sarris, Westview.

Newbery, D.M. (1983) ‘The State of Leasing Theory: Conflicts Among Different Models of Decision Making under Uncertainty’, pp. 31?38, Rents and Rental Practices in U.S. Agriculture, Farm Foundation.

Newbery, D.M. (1983) ‘Futures Trading, Risk Reduction and Price Stabilization’, Chapter 9, pp. 211?235, M. Streit (ed.) Futures Markets, Basil Blackwell, Oxford.

Newbery, D.M. and J.E. Stiglitz (1979) ‘Share Cropping, Risk Sharing and the Importance of Imperfect Information’, in J. Roumasset et al (ed) Risk, Uncertainty and Agricultural Development, SEARCA-ADC, 1979.

Newbery, D.M. (1976) ‘The Social Value of Private Investment in Kenya’, Ch. 6 of Using Shadow Prices, ed. I.M.D. Little and M. Scott, Heinemann.

Newbery, D.M. (1975) ‘The Choice of Rental Contract in Peasant Agriculture’, Ch. 5 of Agriculture in Development Theory ed. L. Reynolds, Yale U. Press.

Official Working Papers not elsewhere listed

Newbery, D.M. (2002) “Economic Reform in Europe: Integrating and Liberalizing the Market for Services”, CEPR Discussion paper 3183

Papers not elsewhere listed

Newbery, D.M. (1996) ‘Guidelines for Private Sector Involvement in the Electricity Supply Industry of Eastern Europe’, mimeo, Cambridge, for EBRD

Newbery, D.M. (1996) ‘The design of regulatory mechanisms for the electricity supply industry of Eastern Europe’, mimeo, Cambridge, for EBRD

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘Comments’ on Does Privatization Deliver?, ed. A. Galal and M. Shirley, World Bank EDI Development Studies, Washington DC, pp111-5.

Newbery, D.M. (1993) Discussion (p225-7) of ‘Creditor passivity and bankruptcy: implications for economic reform’ by Janet Mitchell, ch 7 in Capital Markets and Financial Integration, Colin Mayer and Xavier Vives, (eds.), Cambridge : University Press. (Also reprinted in Spanish as La Intermediacion Financiera en la Construcion de Europa, Bilbao: Fundacion BBV, 1994).

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘Tax and Expenditure Policies in Hungary’, IPR Working Paper (forthcoming). Institute for Policy Reform, Washington, DC

Newbery, D.M. (1991) ‘An Analysis of the Hungarian Tax Reform’, paper presented to the conference Eastern European Transformation, Princeton, May 3-4, 1991. CEPR Discussion Paper 558

Newbery, D.M. (1970) ‘Dialogue on Development’ - published in Barbara Ward’s The Widening Gap report of the Columbia Conference on Development held in Williamsburg, Va. 1970.

Johnson, D. and Newbery, D.M. (1966) ‘The Construction and Use of an Input-Output Table for the Tanzanian Economy’, (University of Dar es Salaam) in Background to the Budget, 1966/67.

Reports to International Organisations

Newbery, D.M. (2001) ‘Bangladesh: Public Expenditure Review of Energy Sector’, World Bank Washington DC,

Newbery, D.M. (2001) ‘Issues and Options for Restructuring Electricity Supply Industries’, CMI EP01

Newbery, D.M. (2000) ‘Romania: Oil and Gas Reform’ chapter in Romania: Regulatory And Structural Assessment In The Network Utilities, Edited by Ioannis N. Kessides, World Bank Washington DC, 20546 RO

Newbery, D.M. (2000) ‘The Bulgarian Energy Sector’, World Bank Washington DC, February

Newbery, D.M. (1998) ‘The Czech Energy Sector’, World Bank Washington DC, November

Newbery, D.M. (1998) ‘The Hungarian Electricity Sector’, World Bank Washington DC, June

Newbery, D.M. (1996) ‘The design of regulatory mechanisms for the electricity supply industry of Eastern Europe’, Report for EBRD

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘Guidelines for Private Sector Involvement in the Electric Supply Industry of Eastern Europe’, Report for EBRD.

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘The Energy Sector’, ch 6, pp150-182 in Romania: Restructuring to face the World Economy, UNDP-World Bank Trade Expansion Program Country Report 14, Trade Policy Division, World Bank, Washington DC, Feb.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Cocoa Tax and Revenue Alternatives’ ch 22 of An Analytical Review of Ghana’s Cocoa Pricing Policy with Recommendations for Future Policy Formulation, by Merrill Bateman, Alex Meeraus, David Newbery, W Asenso Okyere, and Gerald T O’Mara, Report to the Ghana Cocoa Board, February 1989 (World Bank).

Newbery, D.M. (1987) ‘Hungarian Tax reform’, August 1987, report for the World Bank.

Newbery, D.M. (1987) ‘An approach to the design of agricultural pricing policy in Tunisia’, April. Report prepared for World Bank.

Professor David Newbery












Emeritus Professor and
Director of The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG)

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: dmgn@cam.ac.uk
Room: 71
College: Churchill College


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