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Incl. Electronic Paper Evidence of Development Impact from Institutional Change: A Review of the Evidence on Open Budgeting
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6968
Cristina Ling and Dawn K Roberts
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: July 22, 2014
Working Paper Series

Incl. Electronic Paper Predicting Bank Insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6969
Pietro Calice
World Bank
Date Posted: July 22, 2014
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Incl. Electronic Paper Ponzis: The Science and Mystique of a Class of Financial Frauds
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6967
Kaushik Basu
Cornell University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: July 16, 2014
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Hybrid Survey to Improve the Reliability of Poverty Statistics in a Cost-Effective Manner
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6909
Faizuddin Ahmed , Cheku Dorji , Shinya Takamatsu and N. Yoshida
World Bank , National Statistics Bureau , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: July 03, 2014
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring the Effect of Internet Adoption on Paper Consumption
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6965
Luis Andres , Alejandro Zentner and Joaquin Zentner
World Bank , University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina
Date Posted: July 03, 2014
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Services, Inequality, and the Dutch Disease
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6966
Bill Battaile , Richard Chisik and Harun Onder
World Bank , Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: July 03, 2014
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Brasilia Experiment: Road Access and the Spatial Pattern of Long-Term Local Development in Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6964
Julia Bird and Stéphane Straub
World Bank and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Date Posted: July 03, 2014
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimation of Normal Mixtures in a Nested Error Model with an Application to Small Area Estimation of Poverty and Inequality
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6962
Chris Elbers and Roy van der Weide
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and World Bank
Date Posted: July 02, 2014
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality is Bad for Growth of the Poor (But Not for that of the Rich)
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6963
Roy van der Weide and Branko Milanovic
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 02, 2014
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25 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Survey-to-Survey Imputation Can Fail
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6961
David Locke Newhouse , S. Shivakumaran , S. Takamatsu and N. Yoshida
World Bank , affiliation not provided to SSRN , affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Date Posted: July 02, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Environmental Implications of Russia's Accession to the World Trade Organization
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6957
Christoph Böhringer , Thomas F. Rutherford , David G. Tarr and Natalia Turdyeva
University of Oldenburg - Economic Policy , University of Wisconsin - Madison , World Bank and Independent
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Domestic Segment of Global Supply Chains in China Under State Capitalism
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6960
Heiwai Tang , Fei Wang and Zhi Wang
Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) , University of International Business and Economics - School of International Trade and Economics and U.S. International Trade Commission
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Money or Ideas? A Field Experiment on Constraints to Entrepreneurship in Rural Pakistan
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6959
Xavier Giné and Ghazala Mansuri
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Anatomy of Failure: An Ethnography of a Randomized Trial to Deepen Democracy in Rural India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6958
Kripa Ananthpur , Kabir Malik and Vijayendra Rao
Madras Institute of Development Studies , World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Containing Volatility: Windfall Revenues for Resource-Rich Low-Income Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6956
Anton Dobronogov and Octave Keutiben
World Bank and University of Montreal - Department of Economics
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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Incl. Electronic Paper Contracting for the Second Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6955
Arina Nikandrova and Jevgenijs Steinbuks
Birkbeck University of London and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: July 01, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Climate Change, Industrial Transformation, and 'Development Traps'
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6951
Alexander Golub and Michael Toman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Deals and Delays: Firm-Level Evidence on Corruption and Policy Implementation Times
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6949
Caroline L. Freund , Mary Hallward-Driemeier and Bob Rijkers
World Bank - Middle East and North Africa Region , World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Business Community Institutions Can Help Fight Corruption
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6954
Avinash Dixit
Princeton University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Should Donors Respond to Resource Windfalls in Poor Countries? From Aid to Insurance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6952
Anton Dobronogov , Alan Gelb and Fernando Brant Saldanha
World Bank , World Bank and SDA Resource Management
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper New Coincident and Leading Indicators for the Lebanese Economy
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6950
Samer Matta
World Bank
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Parallel Systems and Human Resource Management in India's Public Health Services: A View from the Front Lines
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6953
Gerard M. La Forgia , Shomikho Raha , Shabbeer Shaik , Sunil Kumar Maheshwari and Rabia Ali
World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region , World Bank - Social Development , Center for Good Governance , Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Gujarat and World Bank
Date Posted: June 28, 2014
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Bank Capital and Systemic Stability
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6948
Deniz Anginer and Asli Demirgüç-Kunt
Virginia Tech Pamplin Business School and World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development
Date Posted: June 27, 2014
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39 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Institutional Arrangements for the Promotion of Regional Integration of Electricity Markets: International Experience
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6947
Musiliu Oseni and Michael Gerald Pollitt
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and Judge Business School
Date Posted: June 27, 2014
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Bridging the Gap: Identifying What is Holding Self-Employed Women Back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6946
Emily Nix , Elisa Gamberoni and Rachel Heath
Yale University , World Bank and University of Washington
Date Posted: June 27, 2014
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Fiscal Adjustment and Income Inequality: Sub-National Evidence from Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6945
Joao Pedro Azevedo , Antonio C. David , Fabiano Rodrigues Bastos and Emilio Pineda
World Bank , World Bank - Policy Research Department , World Bank - Africa Region and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Date Posted: June 26, 2014
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Benchmarking Public Policy: Methodological Insights from Measurement of School Based Management
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6938
Suhas Parandekar
World Bank
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Carbon Price Efficiency: Lock-In and Path Dependence in Urban Forms and Transport Infrastructure
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6941
Paolo Avner , Jun E. Rentschler and Stephane Hallegatte
CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France , World Bank - Sustainable Development Network and CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Culture, Politics, and Development
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6939
Michael Woolcock
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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156 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Institutional Finance Matter for Agriculture? Evidence Using Panel Data from Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6942
Shahidur R. Khandker and Gayatri B. Koolwal
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economics of Transiting to Renewable Energy in Morocco: A General Equilibrium Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6940
Govinda R. Timilsina and Florian Landis
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Income Inequality and Violent Crime: Evidence from Mexico's Drug War
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6935
Ted Enamorado , Luis-Felipe Lopez-Calva , Carlos Rodriguez-Castelan and Hernan Winkler
Princeton University , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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30 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Insurance and Inclusive Growth
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6943
Rodney R. Lester
World Bank
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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29 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Is Green Growth Good for the Poor?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6936
Stefan Dercon
University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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46 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Open Skies Over the Middle East
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6937
Anca D. Cristea , Russell H. Hillberry and Aaditya Mattoo
University of Oregon - Department of Economics , University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Welfare Dynamics Measurement: Two Definitions of a Vulnerability Line and Their Empirical Application
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6944
Hai-Anh Dang and Peter Lanjouw
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 25, 2014
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Asymmetric Punishment as an Instrument of Corruption Control
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6933
Karna Basu , Kaushik Basu and Tito Cordella
CUNY Hunter College , Cornell University - Department of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: June 24, 2014
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19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Deposit Insurance Database
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6934
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , Edward J. Kane and Luc Laeven
World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development , Boston College - Department of Finance and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Date Posted: June 24, 2014
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51 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Involvement of Local NGOs Enhance Public Service Delivery? Cautionary Evidence from a Malaria-Prevention Evaluation in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6931
Jed Friedman and Eeshani Kandpal
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
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19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Radio's Impact on Preferences for Patronage Benefits
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6932
Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Assessing Energy Price Induced Improvements in Efficiency of Capital in OECD Manufacturing Industries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6929
Jevgenijs Steinbuks and Karsten Neuhoff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6930
Quy-Toan Do , Andrei A. Levchenko and Claudio E. Raddatz
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , University of Michigan - Department of Economics and Central Bank of Chile
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Confronting the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6928
Jevgenijs Steinbuks and Thomas W. Hertel
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
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20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Government Private Subsidies Crowd Out Entrepreneurship?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6917
Asif Islam
University of Maryland, College Park
Date Posted: June 19, 2014
Working Paper Series
23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 50 Years of Urbanization in Africa: Examining the Role of Climate Change
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6925
J. Vernon Henderson , Adam Storeygard and Uwe Deichmann
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) , Tufts University and World Bank
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
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20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Development and Female Labor Participation in the Middle East and North Africa: A Test of the U-Shape Hypothesis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6927
Paolo Verme
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP)
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment: Evidence from Chile
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6922
Claudio E. Raddatz and Sergio L. Schmukler
Central Bank of Chile and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity in Tajikistan: A Diagnostic
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6923
Joao Pedro Azevedo , Aziz Atamanov and Alisher Rajabov
World Bank , Maastricht University - Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and World Bank
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Trade-Reducing Effects of Restrictions on Liner Shipping
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6921
Fabien Bertho , Ingo Borchert and Aaditya Mattoo
SciencesPo , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Who Will Feed China in the 21st Century? Income Growth and Food Demand and Supply in China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6926
Emiko Fukase and Will Martin
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: June 18, 2014
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39 downloads


 

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