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Incl. Electronic Paper Does Longer Compulsory Education Equalize Schooling by Gender and Rural/Urban Residence?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7377
Murat G. Kïrdar , Meltem Dayioğlu and Īsmet Koç
Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics , Middle East Technical University (METU) and Hacettepe University
Date Posted: July 27, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Impacts on Poverty of Removing Fuel Import Subsidies in Nigeria
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7376
Khalid Siddig , Peter Minor , Harald Grethe , Angel Aguiar and Terrie Walmsley
University of Khartoum , ImpactECON, LLC , University of Hohenheim - Development Theory and Agricultural Policy , Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics and ImpactECON, LLC
Date Posted: July 27, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Do Performance Agreements Help Improve Service Delivery? The Experience of Brazilian States
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7375
Lorena Vinuela and Laura De Castro Zoratto
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating Poverty with Panel Data, Comparably: An Example from Jordan
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7373
Dean Jolliffe and Umar Serajuddin
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: July 22, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of Expanding Access to Early Childhood Services in Rural Indonesia: Evidence from Two Cohorts of Children
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7372
Sally Anne Brinkman , Amer Hasan , Haeil Jung , Angela Kinnell and Menno Prasad Pradhan
University of Western Australia , World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit , Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) , University of Western Australia and University of Amsterdam
Date Posted: July 22, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Unconditional Cash Transfers in China: an Analysis of the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee Program
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7374
Jennifer Golan , Terry Sicular and Nithin Umapathi
University of Manchester , University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: July 22, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper A New Cross-National Measure of Corruption
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7371
Laarni Escresa and Lucio Picci
University of the Philippines, Diliman - School of Economics and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
Date Posted: July 21, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Impacts of Trade Facilitation Measures on International Trade Flows
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7367
Paulo Costacurta de Sá Porto , Otaviano Canuto and Cristiano Morini
Federal University of São Paulo , World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)
Date Posted: July 15, 2015
Working Paper Series
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Incl. Electronic Paper Transport Policies and Development
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7366
Claudia N. Berg , Uwe Deichmann , Yishen Liu and Harris Selod
George Washington University , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Date Posted: July 15, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Can Minimum Wages Close the Gender Wage Gap? Evidence from Indonesia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7364
Mary Hallward-Driemeier , Bob Rijkers and Andrew Waxman
World Bank - Research Department , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 14, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Global Liquidity and External Bond Issuance in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7363
Erik Feyen , Swati Ghosh , Katie Kibuuka and Subika Farazi
World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 14, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Improving Education Outcomes in South Asia: Findings from a Decade of Impact Evaluations
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7362
Salman Asim , Robert S. Chase , Amit Dar and Achim D. Schmillen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank , World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Date Posted: July 14, 2015
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Export-Productivity Link in Brazilian Manufacturing Firms
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7365
X. Cirera , Daniel Lederman , J. A. Máñez , M. E. Rochina and J. A. Sanchis
Institute of Development Studies , World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region , University of Valencia - Faculty of Economics , University of Valencia - Department of Economic Analysis and University of Valencia - Department of Applied Economics II
Date Posted: July 14, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Electoral Rules and Political Selection: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7361
Andrew Beath , Fotini Christia , Georgy Egorov and Ruben Enikolopov
World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science , Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Date Posted: July 14, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Next Wave of Deaths from Ebola? The Impact of Health Care Worker Mortality
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7344
David K. Evans , Markus P. Goldstein and Anna Popova
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 09, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, and Firm Size Distribution
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7353
Tatiana Didier , Ross Levine and Sergio L. Schmukler
World Bank , UC Berkeley and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Linking Risk Models to Microeconomic Indicators
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7359
Jesse Keith Anttila-Hughes and Mohan Sharma
University of San Francisco and World Bank
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Public Expenditure Following Disasters
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7355
David Bevan and Samantha Jane Cook
University of Oxford and World Bank
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Pyramid Capitalism: Political Connections, Regulation, and Firm Productivity in Egypt
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7354
Ishac Diwan , Philip Keefer and Marc Schiffbauer
World Bank - Ethiopia Office , Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Quantifying Through Ex Post Assessments the Micro-Level Impacts of Sovereign Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Programs
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7356
Alain de Janvry
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Indirect Cost of Natural Disasters and an Economic Definition of Macroeconomic Resilience
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7357
S. Hallegatte
World Bank
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Use of Catastrophe Risk Models in Assessing Sovereign Food Security for Risk Transfer
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7360
Mohan Sharma and Roman Hohl
World Bank and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Using Probabilistic Models to Appraise and Decide on Sovereign Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7358
Roberto Ley-Borrás and Benjamin Daniel Fox
Decisions Consulting and World Bank
Date Posted: July 06, 2015
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Biogas: Clean Energy Access with Low-Cost Mitigation of Climate Change
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7349
Eswaran Somanathan and Randall A. Bluffstone
Indian Statistical Institute and Portland State University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Do Poor Countries Really Need More it? The Role of Relative Prices and Industrial Composition
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7352
Maya Eden and Paul Gaggl
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Belk College of Business, Department of Economics
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Gold Mining and Proto-Urbanization: Recent Evidence from Ghana
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7347
Marcel Fafchamps , Michael Rene Koelle and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies , University of Oxford and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Hukou and Highways: The Impact of China's Spatial Development Policies on Urbanization and Regional Inequality
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7350
Erik Maarten Bosker , Uwe Deichmann and Mark Roberts
University of Groningen , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Hybrid Issuance Regimes for Corporate Bonds in Emerging Market Countries: Analysis, Impact and Policy Choices
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7351
Tamar Loladze
World Bank
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Long-Run Effects of Temporary Incentives on Medical Care Productivity
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7348
Pablo A. Celhay , Paul J. Gertler , Paula Ines Giovagnoli and Christel Vermeersch
University of Chicago , University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business , Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Faculty of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Economics of Policy Instruments to Stimulate Wind Power in Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7346
Florian Landis and Govinda R. Timilsina
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 01, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper High-Powered Incentives and Communication Failure
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7345
Ajit Kumar Mishra and Sudipta Sarangi
University of Bath - Department of Economics and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Economics
Date Posted: June 30, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper How Much Could South Asia Benefit from Regional Electricity Cooperation and Trade?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7341
Govinda R. Timilsina , Michael Toman , Jorge Karacsonyi and Luca de Tena Diego
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , AF Group and AF Group
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Public-Private Partnerships: Promise and Hype
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7340
Michael U. Klein
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Rate of Return Regulation and Emission Permits Trading Under Uncertainty
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7343
Fan Zhang and Tao Huang
World Bank and Peking University - Guang Hua School of Management
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Small Cash Rewards for Big Losers: Experimental Insights into the Fight Against the Obesity Epidemic
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7339
Boris Augurzky , Thomas K. Bauer , Arndt R. Reichert , Christoph M. Schmidt and Harald Tauchmann
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) , Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) , World Bank , Ruhr Universität Bochum and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Using National Statistics to Increase Transparency of Large Land Acquisition: Evidence from Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7342
Daniel Ayalew Ali , Klaus Deininger and Anthony Harris
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Drives Localfood Prices? Evidence from the Tanzanian Maize Market
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7338
John Baffes , Varun Kshirsagar and Donald Mitchell
World Bank , Independent and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Consumption, Income, and Wealth of the Poorest: Cross-Sectional Facts of Rural and Urban Sub-Saharan Africa for Macroeconomists
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7337
Leandro de Magalhaes and Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis
Bristol University and Washington University in Saint Louis - Department of Economics
Date Posted: June 26, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Political Connections and Tariff Evasion: Evidence from Tunisia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7336
Bob Rijkers , Leila Baghdadi and Gael Raballand
World Bank , University of Tunis - Tunis Business School and World Bank
Date Posted: June 25, 2015
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit Evidence from Primary Care Providers in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7334
Jishnu Das , Alaka Holla , Aakash Mohpal and Karthik Muralidharan
World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank , University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Date Posted: June 25, 2015
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper When Elites Meet: Decentralization, Power-Sharing, and Public Goods Provision in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7335
Amanda Clayton , Jennifer Noveck and Margaret Levi
Harvard University - Women and Public Policy Program , University of Washington - Department of Political Science and Stanford University - Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Date Posted: June 25, 2015
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A Quarter Century Effort Yet to Come of Age: A Survey of Power Sector Reforms in Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7330
Tooraj Jamasb , Rabindra Nepal and Govinda R. Timilsina
Durham Business School , University of Queensland - School of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Cross-Border Electricity Cooperation in South Asia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7328
Anoop Singh , Tooraj Jamasb , Rabindra Nepal and Michael Toman
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur - Department of Industrial & Management Engineering , Durham Business School , University of Queensland - School of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Demography, Urbanization and Development: Rural Push, Urban Pull and... Urban Push?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7333
Remi Jedwab , Luc Christiaensen and Marina Gindelsky
George Washington University - Department of Economics , World Bank and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating Local Poverty Measures Using Satellite Images: A Pilot Application to Central America
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7329
Ben Klemens , Andrea Coppola and Max Shron
Polynumeral , World Bank and Polynumeral
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Latent Trade Diversification and its Relevance for Macroeconomic Stability
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7332
Daniel Lederman , Samuel Pienknagura and Diego Rojas
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Women Left Behind? Poverty and Headship in Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7331
Annamaria Milazzo and Dominique P. van de Walle
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Community Managed Forest Groups and Preferences for REDD Contract Attributes: A Choice Experiment Survey of Communities in Nepal
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7326
Sahan T. M. Dissanayake , Prakash Jha , Bhim Adhikari , Rajesh Bista , Randall A. Bluffstone , Harisharan Luintel , Peter Martinsson , Naya S. Paudel , Eswaran Somanathan and Michael Toman
Colby College - Department of Economics , Ca Foscari University of Venice , International Development Research Centre (IDRC) , ForestAction Nepal , Portland State University - Department of Economics , ForestAction , Göteborg University - Department of Economy and Society , ForestAction , Indian Statistical Institute and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Cooperative Behavior and Common Pool Resources: Experimental Evidence from Community Forest User Groups in Nepal
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7323
Randall A. Bluffstone , Astrid Dannenberg , Peter Martinsson , Prakash Jha and Rajesh Bista
Portland State University - Department of Economics , Göteborg University , Göteborg University - Department of Economy and Society , ForestAction Nepal and ForestAction Nepal
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Improved Biomass Cookstoves Reduce Fuelwood Consumption and Carbon Emissions? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia Using a Randomized Treatment Trial with Electronic Monitoring
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7324
Abebe Damte Beyene , Randall A. Bluffstone , Zenebe Gebreegzhiaber , Peter Martinsson , Alemu Mekonnen and Ferdinand Vieider
EfD Ethiopia , Portland State University - Department of Economics , Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia , Göteborg University - Department of Economy and Society , Addis Ababa University - Department of Economics and WZB Berlin Social Science Center - Risk & Development Unit
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads


 

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