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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
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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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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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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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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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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 Charles Anthony Philip Harris
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: June 29, 2015
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 LCR , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 24, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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 , EfD 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
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Incl. Electronic Paper Does Collective Action Sequester Carbon? The Case of the Nepal Community Forestry Program
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7327
Randall A. Bluffstone , Eswaran Somanathan , Prakash Jha , Harisharan Luintel , Rajesh Bista , Naya S. Paudel and Bhim Adhikari
Portland State University - Department of Economics , Indian Statistical Institute , ForestAction Nepal , ForestAction , ForestAction Nepal , ForestAction and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Inclusive Economic Growth in America?S Cities: What?S the Playbook and the Score?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7322
Xavier de Souza Briggs , Rolf Pendall and Victor Rubin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology , affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Effect of Nonbinding Agreements on Cooperation Among Forest User Groups in Nepal and Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7325
Astrid Dannenberg and Peter Martinsson
Göteborg University and Göteborg University - Department of Economy and Society
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Effects of Income Inequality on Aggregate Output
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7317
Markus Brueckner and Daniel Lederman
National University of Singapore (NUS) and World Bank LCR
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Hayek, Local Information, and the Decentralization of State-Owned Enterprises in China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7321
Zhangkai Huang , Lixing Li , Guangrong Ma and Lixin Colin Xu
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management , Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER) , Peking University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Costly are Labor Gender Gaps? Estimates for the Balkans and Turkey
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7319
David Cuberes and Marc Teignier
University of Sheffield and University of Barcelona
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Magical Transition? Intergenerational Educational and Occupational Mobility in Rural China: 1988?2002
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7316
Shahe Emran and Yan Sun
Columbia University and The World Bank
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Placing Bank Supervision in the Central Bank: Implications for Financial Stability Based on Evidence from the Global Crisis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7320
Martin Melecky and Anca Maria Podpiera
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
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Incl. Electronic Paper Small Firms? Formalization: The Stick Treatment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7318
Giacomo De Giorgi , Matthew Ploenzke and Aminur Rahman
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Economics , Federal Reserve Bank of New York and World Bank
Date Posted: June 23, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Product Standards and Firms' Export Decisions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7315
Ana M. Fernandes , Esteban Ferro and John S. Wilson
World Bank - International Trade Division , World Bank and The Center for Global Enterprise
Date Posted: June 19, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Fertility Transition in Turkey - Who is Most at Risk of Deciding Against Child Arrival?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7310
Angela Greulich , Aurelien Dasre and Ceren Inan
affiliation not provided to SSRN , University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense and French Ministry of Education and Research (SIES)
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Energy Subsidies Reform in Jordan: Welfare Implications of Different Scenarios
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7313
Aziz Atamanov , Jon Robbert Jellema and Umar Serajuddin
Maastricht University - Maastricht Graduate School of Governance , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Extending the School Day in Latin America and the Caribbean
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7309
Peter Holland , Pablo Alfaro and David Evans
World Bank , Government of the Republic of Chile - Ministry of Education and World Bank
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Seeking Shared Prosperity Through Trade
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7314
Massimiliano Calì , Claire H. Hollweg and Elizabeth N. Ruppert Bulmer
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) , World Bank and World Bank - Jobs Cross-Cutting Solutions Area (CCSA)
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Socioeconomic Impacts of Energy Reform in Tunisia: A Simulation Approach
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7312
Jose Cuesta , AbdelRahmen El Lahga and Gabriel Lara Ibarra
World Bank , Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Tunisia) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Understanding the Operations of Freight Forwarders: Evidence from Serbia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7311
Alejandra Mendoza Alcantara , Ana M. Fernandes and Russell Henry Hillberry
World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice , World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank - Research Department
Date Posted: June 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating the Gravity Model When Zero Trade Flows are Frequent and Economically Determined
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7308
William Martin and Cong Si Pham
World Bank and Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Posted: June 17, 2015
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Is the WTO Passe?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7304
Kyle Bagwell , Chad P. Bown and Robert W. Staiger
Stanford University - Department of Economics , World Bank and Stanford University
Date Posted: June 16, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7307
Felipe Barrera-Osorio and Dhushyanth Raju
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: June 16, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Formulas for Failure? Were the Doha Tariff Formulas Too Ambitious for Success?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7303
David Laborde and William Martin
A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
Date Posted: June 12, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Determinants of Tobacco Consumption in Papua New Guinea: Challenges in Changing Behaviors
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7302
Xiaochen Xu , Xiaohui Hou and Ian Anderson
Independent , World Bank and Independent
Date Posted: June 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Market Imperfections Exacerbate the Gender Gap: The Case of Malawi
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7300
Amparo Palacios-Lopez and Ramón López
World Bank and University of Chile
Date Posted: June 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Stagnant Stunting Rate Despite Rapid Economic Growth in Papua New Guinea - Factors Correlated with Malnutrition Among Children Under Five
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7301
Xiaohui Hou
World Bank
Date Posted: June 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads


 

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