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Incl. Electronic Paper Delivering Education: A Pragmatic Framework for Improving Education in Low-Income Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7277
Tahir Andrabi , Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics , World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Date Posted: May 27, 2015
Working Paper Series

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Access to Foreign Markets Shape Internal Migration? Evidence from Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7264
Laura Hering and Rodrigo Paillacar
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Cergy-Pontoise
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Doing the Survey Two-Step: The Effects of Reticence on Estimates of Corruption in Two-Stage Survey Questions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7276
Nona Karalashvili , Aart Kraay and Peter Murrell
University of Maryland , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Local Economic Impacts of Resource Abundance: What Have We Learned?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7263
Fernando M. Aragona , Punam Chuhan-Pole and Bryan Christopher Land
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Transforming Electricity Governance in India: Has India?S Power Sector Regulation Enabled Consumers? Power?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7275
Ashish Khanna , Daljit Singh , Ashwini K. Swain and Mudit Narain
World Bank , Independent , University of York and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad - Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Was Weber Right? The Effects of Pay for Ability and Pay for Performance on Pro-Social Motivation, Ability and Effort in the Public Sector
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7261
Sheheryar Banuri and Philip Keefer
World Bank - Development Economics Research Group and Inter-American Development Bank
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality of Outcomes and Inequality of Opportunity in Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7260
Nadia Belhaj Hassine Belghith and Albert Zeufack
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: May 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Poverty Dynamics in India between 2004 and 2012: Insights from Longitudinal Analysis Using Synthetic Panel Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7270
Hai-Anh Dang and Peter F. Lanjouw
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: May 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Women Managers and the Gender-Based Gap in Access to Education: Evidence from Firm-Level Data in Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7269
Mohammad Amin and Asif Mohammed Islam
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: May 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Agricultural Technology Choice and Transport
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7272
Rubaba Ali , Alvaro Federico Barra , Claudia N. Berg , Richard Damania , John D. Nash and Jason Russ
World Bank , World Bank , George Washington University , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: May 19, 2015
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Infrastructure in Conflict-Prone and Fragile Environments: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7273
Rubaba Ali , Alvaro Federico Barra , Claudia N. Berg , Richard Damania , John D. Nash and Jason Russ
World Bank , World Bank , George Washington University , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: May 19, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Road Improvement and Deforestation in the Congo Basin Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7274
Richard Damania and David Wheeler
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: May 19, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Transport Infrastructure and Welfare: An Application to Nigeria
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7271
Rubaba Ali , Alvaro Federico Barra , Claudia N. Berg , Richard Damania , John D. Nash and Jason Russ
World Bank , World Bank , George Washington University , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: May 19, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Public Health Interventions Crowd Out Private Health Investments? Malaria Control Policies in Eritrea
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7268
Pedro Manuel Carneiro , Alex Armand , Andrea Locatelli , Selam Mihreteab and Joseph Aaron Keating
University College London - Department of Economics , University of Navarra , Bank of Italy - Research Department , National Malaria Control Commission and Tulane University - School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Date Posted: May 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Investigating the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7262
Daniel Ayalew Ali , Derick Bowen , Klaus Deininger and Marguerite F. Duponchel
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and The World Bank
Date Posted: May 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper On the Sustainable Development Goals and the Role of Islamic Finance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7266
Habib Ahmed , Mahmoud Mohieldin , Jos Verbeek and Farida W. Aboulmagd
Durham University , World Bank , World Bank - Development Prospects Group and World Bank
Date Posted: May 18, 2015
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper When Winners Feel Like Losers: Evidence from an Energy Subsidy Reform
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7265
Oscar Calvo‐González , Barbara Cunha and Riccardo Trezzi
World Bank , World Bank - Headquarters - Washington DC and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB)
Date Posted: May 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper World Bank Policy Lending and the Quality of Public Sector Governance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7267
Lodewijk Smets and Stephen Knack
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: May 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach To?Law and Economics?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7259
Kaushik Basu
Cornell University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: May 15, 2015
Working Paper Series
50 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Universal Health Coverage in the Philippines: Progress on Financial Protection Goals
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7258
Caryn Bredenkamp and Leander R. Buisman
World Bank - Health, Nutrition and Population and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Health Policy and Management
Date Posted: May 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Global Poverty Goals and Prices: How Purchasing Power Parity Matters
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7256
Dean Jolliffe and Espen Beer Prydz
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: May 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
16 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper You are What (and Where) You Eat: Capturing Food Away from Home in Welfare Measures
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7257
Gabriela Farfan , Maria Eugenia Genoni and Renos Vakis
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank Group, Kenya
Date Posted: May 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Dark Side of Disclosure: Evidence of Government Expropriation from Worldwide Firms
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7254
Tingting Liu , Barkat Ullah , Zuobao Wei and Lixin Colin Xu
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business , Rhode Island College , University of Texas at El Paso and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: May 05, 2015
Working Paper Series
52 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Socioeconomic Impact of the Crisis in North Mali on Displaced People
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7253
Alvin Etang-Ndip , J. G. M. (Hans) Hoogeveen and Julia Lendorfer
World Bank , World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Date Posted: May 04, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Data Deprivation: Another Deprivation to End
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7252
Umar Serajuddin , Hiroki Uematsu , Christina Wieser , N. Yoshida and Andrew Dabalen
World Bank , World Bank , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank - Africa Region
Date Posted: April 29, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7251
Andreas Kotsadam and Anja Karolina Tolonen
University of Oslo - Department of Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
Date Posted: April 28, 2015
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are We Confusing Poverty with Preferences?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7247
Bart van den Boom , Alex Halsema and Vasco Molini
VU University Amsterdam - Center for World Food Studies , VU University Amsterdam - Center for World Food Studies and World Bank
Date Posted: April 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
28 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Monitoring Financial Stability in Developing and Emerging Economies: Practical Guidance for Conducting Macroprudential Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7248
Miquel Dijkman
World Bank
Date Posted: April 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Social and Economic Impacts of Rural Road Improvements in the State of Tocantins, Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7249
Atsushi Iimi , Eric R. Lancelot , Isabela Manelici and Satoshi Ogita
International Monetary Fund (IMF) , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: April 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining: Evidence from Ghana
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7250
Punam Chuhan-Pole , Andrew Dabalen , Andreas Kotsadam , Aly Sanoh and Anja Karolina Tolonen
World Bank , World Bank - Africa Region , University of Oslo - Department of Economics , World Bank - Africa Region and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
Date Posted: April 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Good Countries or Good Projects? Comparing Macro and Micro Correlates of World Bank and Asian Development Bank Project Performance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7245
David Janoff Bulman , Walter Kolkma and Aart Kraay
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) , Asian Development Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: April 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
24 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Household Responses to Shocks in Rural Ethiopia: Livestock as a Buffer Stock
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7244
Daniel Ayalew Ali
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: April 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Program Evaluation and Spillover Effects
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7243
Manuela Angelucci and Vincenzo Di Maro
University of Michigan - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: April 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
41 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Trade Agreements and Enforcement: Evidence from WTO Dispute Settlement
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7242
Chad P. Bown and Kara Marie Reynolds
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: April 21, 2015
Working Paper Series
13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are Women Less Productive Farmers? How Markets and Risk Affect Fertilizer Use, Productivity, and Measured Gender Effects in Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7241
Donald F. Larson , Sara Savastano , Siobhan Murray and Amparo Palacios-Lopez
World Bank Development Research Group , World Bank , World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: April 21, 2015
Working Paper Series
16 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion Around the World
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7255
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , Leora F. Klapper , Dorothe Singer and Peter van Oudheusden
World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: April 16, 2015
Working Paper Series
42 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Asset Price Effects of Peer Benchmarking: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7239
Sushant Acharya and Alvaro Pedraza Morales
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and World Bank
Date Posted: April 15, 2015
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Global Experiences with Special Economic Zones: Focus on China and Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7240
Douglas Zhihua Zeng
World Bank
Date Posted: April 15, 2015
Working Paper Series
41 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring Inequality from Top to Bottom
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7237
Tania Valeria Diaz Bazan
World Bank
Date Posted: April 14, 2015
Working Paper Series
35 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Parental Human Capital and Effective School Management: Evidence from the Gambia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7238
Moussa Blimpo , David Evans and Nathalie Lahire
University of Oklahoma , World Bank and World Bank Group
Date Posted: April 14, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 'Missing Girls' In the South Caucasus Countries: Trends, Possible Causes, and Policy Options
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7236
Monica Das Gupta
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: April 10, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Weather Insurance Savings Accounts
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7235
Daniel K. Stein and Jeremy Tobacman
World Bank and University of Pennsylvania
Date Posted: April 09, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Input Tariff Reduction Impact Firms' Exports in the Presence of Import Tariff Exemption Regimes?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7231
Marcio Cruz and Maurizio Bussolo
Federal University of Parana (UFPR) - Departamento de Economia and World Bank - Development Prospects Group
Date Posted: April 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Information, Knowledge and Behavior: Evaluating Alternative Methods of Delivering School Information to Parents
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7233
Pedro Cerdan-Infantes and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Date Posted: April 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Labor Productivity and Employment Gaps in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7234
Ellen B. McCullough
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Date Posted: April 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Tax Evasion Through Trade Intermediation: Evidence from Chinese Exporters
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7232
Xuepeng Liu , Huimin Shi and Michael J. Ferrantino
Kennesaw State University - Department of Economics and Finance , Renmin University of China - School of Economics and World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice
Date Posted: April 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Labor Market Regulations and Outcomes in Sweden: A Comparative Analysis of Recent Trends
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7229
Hulya Ulku and Silvia Muzi
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) and World Bank
Date Posted: April 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
26 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The (Non-) Effect of Violence on Education: Evidence from The 'War on Drugs' in Mexico
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7230
Fernanda Márquez-Padilla , Francisco Pérez-Arce and Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán
Princeton University , RAND Corporation and World Bank
Date Posted: April 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Curious Case of Brazil's Closedness to Trade
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7228
Otaviano Canuto , Cornelius Fleischhaker and Philip Schellekens
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: April 06, 2015
Working Paper Series
51 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating the Size of External Effects of Energy Subsidies in Transport and Agriculture
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7227
Simon Commander , Zlatko Nikoloski and Maria Vagliasindi
Fundación Instituto de Empresa, S.L. - IE Business School , London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and The World Bank
Date Posted: April 03, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads


 

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