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Incl. Electronic Paper Analyzing the Dynamics of School Dropout in Upper Secondary Education in Latin America: A Cohort Approach
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7223
Raja Bentaouet Kattan and Miguel Székely
World Bank and Center for Education and Social Studies
Date Posted: March 27, 2015
Working Paper Series

Incl. Electronic Paper What Explains the Stagnation of Female Labor Force Participation in Urban India?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7222
Stephan Klasen and Janneke Pieters
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and IZA
Date Posted: March 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Advanced-Country Policies and Emerging-Market Currencies: The Impact of U.S. Tapering on India's Rupee
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7219
Yuki Ikeda , Denis Medvedev and Martin Rama
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper As the Market Churns: Estimates of Firm Exit and Job Loss Using the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7218
Gemechu A. Aga and David Francis
World Bank and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Date Posted: March 24, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Equality of Opportunity: Theory and Evidence
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7217
Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Vito Peragine
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”, (UNIBA)
Date Posted: March 24, 2015
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Incl. Electronic Paper Fossil Fuel Subsidies: Approaches and Valuation
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7220
Masami Kojima and Doug Koplow
World Bank and Earth Track, Inc.
Date Posted: March 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Misallocation of Land and Other Factors of Production in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7221
Gilles Duranton , Syed Ejaz Ghani , Arti Grover Goswami and William R. Kerr
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department , World Bank , World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date Posted: March 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The International Bank Lending Channel of Monetary Policy Rates and Quantitative Easing: Credit Supply, Reach-for-Yield, and Real Effects
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7216
Bernardo Morais , Jose-Luis Peydro and Claudia Ruiz Ortega
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) , Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 20, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Using Lotteries to Incentivize Safer Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial on HIV Prevention
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7215
Martina Bjorkman Nyqvist , Lucia Corno , Damien de Walque and Jakob Svensson
Stockholm School of Economics , Queen Mary, University of London , World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Date Posted: March 19, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper 'Small Miracles' -- Behavioral Insights to Improve Development Policy: World Development Report 2015
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7197
Allison Demeritt and Karla Hoff
University of Washington and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
70 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Behavioral Economics and Social Exclusion: Can Interventions Overcome Prejudice?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7198
Karla Hoff
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
29 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Debiasing on a Roll: Changing Gambling Behavior Through Experiential Learning
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7195
Martin Abel , Shawn Allen Cole and Bilal Zia
Harvard University , Harvard Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Empowering Cities: Good for Growth? Evidence from China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7193
T. Juni Zhu and Megha Mukim
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Orphans and Ebola: Estimating the Secondary Impact of a Public Health Crisis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7196
David Evans and Anna Popova
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
25 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Sex-Selective Abortions, Fertility, and Birth Spacing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7189
Claus C. Portner
Seattle University - Albers School of Business and Economics
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can the Knowledge Capital Model Explain Foreign Investment in Services? The Case of Singapore
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7186
Gnanaraj Chellaraj and Aaditya Mattoo
Ministry of Health, Singapore and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Competition in Kenyan Markets and its Impact on Income and Poverty: A Case Study on Sugar and Maize
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7179
Jonathan Argent and Tania Begazo
World Bank Group and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Correlates of Success in World Bank Development Policy Lending
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7181
Peter G. Moll , Patricia Geli and Pablo Saavedra
World Bank , World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Gone with the Storm: Rainfall Shocks and Household Well-Being in Guatemala
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7177
Javier Eduardo Baez , Leonardo Lucchetti , Maria Eugenia Genoni and Mateo Salazar Sr.
World Bank , World Bank , Duke University and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Handling the Weather: Insurance, Savings, and Credit in West Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7187
Francesca de Nicola
World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Love, Money, and Old Age Support: Does Parental Matchmaking Matter?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7188
Fali Huang , Ginger Zhe Jin and Lixin Colin Xu
Singapore Management University - School of Social Sciences , University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring the Determinants of Backward Linkages from FDI in Developing Economies: Is it a Matter of Size?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7185
Miguel Eduardo Sanchez-Martin , Jaime de Pinies and Kassia Antoine
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Same Question But Different Answer: Experimental Evidence on Questionnaire Design's Impact on Poverty Measured by Proxies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7182
Talip Kilic and Thomas Pave Sohnesen
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Short-Term Impacts of Formalization Assistance and a Bank Information Session on Business Registration and Access to Finance in Malawi
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7183
Francisco Campos , Markus P. Goldstein and David McKenzie
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Sustainability of Solar Electricity: The Role of Endogenous Resource Substitution and Market Mediated Responses
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7178
Jevgenijs Steinbuks , Gaurav Satija and Fu Zhao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , University of Maryland and Purdue University
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7180
Pedro Manuel Carneiro , Emanuela Galasso and Rita Ginja
University College London - Department of Economics , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Uppsala University
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Wage Dynamics, Turnover, and Human Capital: Evidence from Adolescent Transition from School to Work in the Philippines
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7184
Futoshi Yamauchi
A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Date Posted: March 18, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper No Condition is Permanent: Middle Class in Nigeria in the Last Decade
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7214
Paul Andres Corral Rodas , Vasco Molini and Gbemisola Oseni
affiliation not provided to SSRN , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 17, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Income Shocks and Conflict: Evidence from Nigeria
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7213
Babatunde Oluwakayode Abidoye and Massimiliano Calì
University of Pretoria and Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Date Posted: March 12, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Implications of a Potential Free Trade Agreement between India and the United States
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7212
Emiko Fukase and Will Martin
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: March 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Shocks and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7209
Jacob Gerner Hariri , Christian Bjørnskov and Mogens K. Justesen
University of Copenhagen - Department of Political Science and Department of Economics , Aarhus University - Department of Economics and Business and Copenhagen Business School
Date Posted: March 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Policy and Performance in Customs: Evaluating the Trade Facilitation Agreement
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7211
Russell Henry Hillberry and Xiaohui Zhang
World Bank - Research Department and Murdoch University
Date Posted: March 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Trade Effects of Customs Reform: Evidence from Albania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7210
Ana M. Fernandes , Russell Henry Hillberry and Alejandra Mendoza Alcantara
World Bank , World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice
Date Posted: March 11, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Interviewer Effects in Subjective Survey Questions: Evidence from Timor-Leste
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7208
Kristen Himelein
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management
Date Posted: March 10, 2015
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Determines Entrepreneurial Outcomes in Emerging Markets? The Role of Initial Conditions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7207
Meghana Ayyagari , Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Vojislav Maksimovic
George Washington University - School of Business , World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Date Posted: March 07, 2015
Working Paper Series
26 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Informal Tradables and the Employment Growth of Indian Manufacturing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7206
Syed Ejaz Ghani , William R. Kerr and Alex Segura
World Bank , Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School
Date Posted: March 04, 2015
Working Paper Series
12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Trade Reform and Regional Dynamics: Evidence from 25 Years of Brazilian Matched Employer-Employee Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7205
Rafael Dix Carneiro and Brian K. Kovak
Duke University and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Date Posted: March 04, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Effects of the Internet on Participation: Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7204
Paolo Spada , Jonathan Mellon , Tiago Peixoto and Fredrik M. Sjoberg
University of British Columbia (UBC) , University of Oxford - Nuffield College , World Bank - Governance Global Practice and Data-Pop Alliance
Date Posted: February 27, 2015
Working Paper Series
575 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Really Works to Improve Learning in Developing Countries? An Analysis of Divergent Findings in Systematic Reviews
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7203
David Evans and Anna Popova
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 27, 2015
Working Paper Series
23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Maize Price Volatility: Does Market Remoteness Matter?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7202
Ndiaye Moctar , Maitre d’Hôtel Elodie and Le Cotty Tristan
University of Montpellier III Paul Valéry , Centre De Coopération Internationale En Recherche Agronomique Pour Le Développement (CIRAD) and Centre De Coopération Internationale En Recherche Agronomique Pour Le Développement (CIRAD)
Date Posted: February 26, 2015
Working Paper Series
20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Drinking Water Salinity and Infant Mortality in Coastal Bangladesh
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7200
Susmita Dasgupta , Mainul Huq and David Wheeler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: February 25, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Is Increasing Inorganic Fertilizer Use in Sub-Saharan Africa a Profitable Proposition? Evidence from Nigeria
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7201
Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie , Bolarin T. Omonona , Awa Sanou and Wale Ogunleye
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics , University of Ibadan , Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics and University of Ibadan - Department of Agricultural Economics
Date Posted: February 25, 2015
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Gender Differentials and Agricultural Productivity in Niger
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7199
Prospere Backiny-Yetna and Kevin McGee
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 24, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Mobility in Europe and Central Asia: Exploring Patterns and Uncovering Puzzles
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7173
Cesar Cancho , Maria E. Davalos , Giorgia Demarchi , Moritz Meyer and Carolina Sanchez-Paramo
World Bank , World Bank , World Bank , European University Institute and World Bank
Date Posted: January 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating Parameters and Structural Change in CGE Models Using a Bayesian Cross-Entropy Estimation Approach
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7174
Delfin S. Go , Hans Lofgren , Fabian Mendez Ramos and Sherman Robinson
Development Prospects Group, The World Bank , World Bank , Development Prospects Group, The World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Date Posted: January 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
16 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Gender Inequality and Growth: The Case of Rich vs. Poor Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7172
Mohammad Amin , Veselin Kuntchev and Martin Schmidt
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , The World Bank and University of Maryland, College Park
Date Posted: January 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
64 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Increasing Access by Waiving Tuition: Evidence from Haiti
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7175
Melissa A. Adelman and Peter A. Holland
World Bank and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date Posted: January 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Managing Risk with Insurance and Savings: Experimental Evidence for Male and Female Farm Managers in the Sahel
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7176
Clara Delavallade , Felipe Dizon Jr. , Ruth Vargas Hill and Jean Paul Petraud
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) , University of California, Davis , World Bank and UC Davis
Date Posted: January 23, 2015
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can We Measure Resilience? A Proposed Method and Evidence from Countries in the Sahel
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7170
Federica Alfani , Andrew Dabalen , Peter Fisker and Vasco Molini
United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) , World Bank - Africa Region , University of Copenhagen and World Bank
Date Posted: January 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
33 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Vulnerability to Malnutrition in the West African Sahel
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7171
Federica Alfani , Andrew Dabalen , Peter Fisker and Vasco Molini
United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) , World Bank - Africa Region , University of Copenhagen and World Bank
Date Posted: January 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
6 downloads


 

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