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Incl. Electronic Paper Governors and Governing Institutions: A Comparative Study of State-Business Relations in Russia's Regions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7038
Gulnaz Gharafutdinova and Gregory Kisunko
George Washington University and World Bank
Date Posted: September 18, 2014
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Incl. Electronic Paper Dynamics of Demand for Rainfall Index Insurance: Evidence from a Commercial Product in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7035
Daniel Stein
World Bank
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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Incl. Electronic Paper Infrastructure Gap in South Asia: Inequality of Access to Infrastructure Services
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7033
Luis Andres , Dan Biller and Matias Herrera Dappe
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Infrastructure Gap in South Asia: Infrastructure Needs, Prioritization, and Financing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7032
Luis Andres , Dan Biller and Matias Herrera Dappe
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Infrastructure, Growth, and Inequality: An Overview
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7034
Cesar Calderon and Luis Servén
World Bank and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Measuring the Impact of a Change in the Price of Cashew Received by Exporters on Farmgate Prices and Poverty in Guinea-Bissau
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7036
Walter Cont and Guido G. Porto
Universidad Nacional de La Plata and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Faculty of Economics
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Nash Equilibria of Games When Players'Preferences are Quasi-Transitive
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7037
Kaushik Basu and Prasanta K. Pattanaik
Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Riverside - Department of Economics
Date Posted: September 17, 2014
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Benchmarking the Financial Performance, Growth, and Outreach of Greenfield Microfinance Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7029
Robert Cull , Sven Harten , Ippei Nishida and Greta Bull
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date Posted: September 16, 2014
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Female Labor Participation in the Arab World: Some Evidence from Panel Data in Morocco
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7031
Paolo Verme , Abdoul Gadiry Barry and Jamal Guennouni
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) , World Bank and High Commission for the Plan of Morocco - Department of Statistics
Date Posted: September 16, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Testing the Importance of Search Frictions, Matching, and Reservation Prestige Through Randomized Experiments in Jordan
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7030
Matthew Groh , David McKenzie , Nour Shammout and Tara Vishwanath
World Bank , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Date Posted: September 16, 2014
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Cost-Effectiveness Measurement in Development: Accounting for Local Costs and Noisy Impacts
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7027
David Evans and Anna Popova
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: September 12, 2014
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper GLS Estimation and Empirical Bayes Prediction for Linear Mixed Models with Heteroskedasticity and Sampling Weights: A Background Study for the POVMAP Project
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7028
Roy van der Weide
World Bank
Date Posted: September 12, 2014
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality of Opportunity Among Egyptian Children
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7026
Lire Ersado
World Bank
Date Posted: September 10, 2014
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating Poverty in the Absence of Consumption Data: The Case of Liberia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7024
Andrew Dabalen , Errol George Graham , Kristen Himelein and Rose Mungai
World Bank - Africa Region , World Bank , World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management and World Bank
Date Posted: September 06, 2014
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Investment Climate Reforms and Job Creation in Developing Countries: What Do We Know and What Should We Do?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7025
Aminur Rahman
World Bank
Date Posted: September 06, 2014
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Agricultural Production, Dietary Diversity, and Climate Variability
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7022
Andrew Dillon , Kevin McGee and Gbemisola Oseni
Michigan State University , American University and World Bank
Date Posted: September 05, 2014
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Comparable Estimates of Returns to Schooling Around the World
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7020
Claudio E. Montenegro and Harry A. Patrinos
World Bank Group and World Bank
Date Posted: September 05, 2014
Working Paper Series
49 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Permanent Input Hypothesis: The Case of Textbooks and (No) Student Learning in Sierra Leone
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7021
Shwetlena Sabarwal , David Evans and Anastasia Marshak
World Bank , World Bank and Tufts University
Date Posted: September 05, 2014
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Reduction of Child Mortality in the Middle East and North Africa: A Success Story
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7023
Farrukh Iqbal and Youssouf Kiendrebeogo
World Bank and Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI)
Date Posted: September 05, 2014
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper SME Finance in Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7018
Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: September 04, 2014
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25 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7019
Franklin Allen , Elena Carletti , Robert Cull , Jun Qian , Lemma W. Senbet and Patricio Valenzuela
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department , Bocconi University - Department of Finance , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance(SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University , University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Chile
Date Posted: September 04, 2014
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19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Corporate Governance and Bank Insolvency Risk: International Evidence
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7017
Deniz Anginer , Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Harry Huizinga
Virginia Tech Pamplin Business School , World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Date Posted: September 03, 2014
Working Paper Series
37 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Barriers to the Implementation of Environmental Policies at the Local Level in China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7016
Genia Kostka
Hertie School of Governance
Date Posted: August 27, 2014
Working Paper Series
28 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Information is Power: Experimental Evidence on the Long-Run Impact of Community Based Monitoring
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7015
Martina Bjorkman , Damien de Walque and Jakob Svensson
University of Bocconi , World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Date Posted: August 27, 2014
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23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Understanding the Agricultural Input Landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recent Plot, Household, and Community-Level Evidence
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7014
Megan Sheahan and Christopher B. Barrett
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
Date Posted: August 27, 2014
Working Paper Series
20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper School Autonomy and Accountability in Thailand: A Systems Approach for Assessing Policy Intent and Implementation
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7012
Gustavo Arcia , Kevin Macdonald and Harry A. Patrinos
affiliation not provided to SSRN , World Bank - Human Development Network and World Bank
Date Posted: August 26, 2014
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of Credit Information Sharing Reforms on Firm Financing?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7013
Maria Soledad Martinez Peria and Sandeep Singh
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: August 26, 2014
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Local Financial Development Matter for Firm Lifecycle in India?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7008
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: August 21, 2014
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Short- and Long-Run Impacts of Food Price Changes on Poverty
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7011
Maros Ivanic and Will Martin
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: August 21, 2014
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18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Grain Price Spikes and Beggar-Thy-Neighbor Policy Responses: A Global Economywide Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7007
Hans Grinsted Jensen and Kym Anderson
University of Copenhagen and University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES)
Date Posted: August 20, 2014
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Poverty Impacts of the Volume-Based Special Safeguard Mechanism
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7006
Maros Ivanic and Will Martin
World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: August 20, 2014
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Small Business Tax Policy, Informality, and Tax Evasion -- Evidence from Georgia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7010
Miriam Bruhn and Jan Loeprick
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Date Posted: August 20, 2014
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Effect of Climate and Technological Uncertainty in Crop Yields on the Optimal Path of Global Land Use
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7009
Yongyang Cai , Jevgenijs Steinbuks , Joshua Elliott and Thomas W. Hertel
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , University of Chicago and Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis
Date Posted: August 20, 2014
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Export Promotion Agencies Promote New Exporters?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7004
Marcio Cruz
Federal University of Parana (UFPR) - Departamento de Economia
Date Posted: August 19, 2014
Working Paper Series
34 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Use of Imported Inputs and the Cost of Importing: Evidence from Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7005
Asif Islam and Mohammad Amin
University of Maryland, College Park and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: August 19, 2014
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Food Prices, Road Infrastructure, and Market Integration in Central and Eastern Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7003
Paul Brenton , Alberto Portugal-Perez and Julie Regolo
World Bank , World Bank and University of Geneva - Department of Economics
Date Posted: August 14, 2014
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17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Eradicating Poverty in Fragile States: Prospects of Reaching The 'High-Hanging' Fruit by 2030
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7002
Alison Burt , Barry Hughes and Gary Milante
University of Denver - Josef Korbel School of International Studies , Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Date Posted: August 13, 2014
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Predicting World Bank Project Outcome Ratings
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7001
Patricia Geli , Aart Kraay and Hoveida Nobakht
World Bank , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: August 13, 2014
Working Paper Series
123 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Seeing is Believing? Evidence from an Extension Network Experiment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7000
Florence Kondylis , Valerie Mueller and Siyao Jessica Zhu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: August 13, 2014
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Export Performance and Geography in Croatia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6999
Erhan Artuc , Mariana Iootty and Ana Florina Pirlea
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: August 09, 2014
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Aid is Good for the Poor
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6998
Yumeka Hirano and Shigeru Otsubo
World Bank and Nagoya University
Date Posted: August 06, 2014
Working Paper Series
66 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Drivers of Non-Revenue Water: How Effective are Non-Revenue Water Reduction Programs?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6997
Caroline van den Berg
World Bank - Energy and Water Department
Date Posted: August 06, 2014
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Egypt: Inequality of Opportunity in Education
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6996
Lire Ersado and Jeremie Gignoux
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: August 05, 2014
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Budget Rules and Resource Booms: A Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6984
Shantayanan Devarajan , Yazid Dissou , Delfin S. Go and Sherman Robinson
World Bank Africa Region , University of Ottawa - Department of Economics , Development Prospects Group, The World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
Working Paper Series
18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Tax Simplification Help Lower Tax Corruption?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6988
Rajul Awasthi and Nihal Bayraktar
World Bank - Tax Policy and Revenue Administration and Pennsylvania State University - School of Business Administration
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
Working Paper Series
60 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Capital Will Not Become More Expensive as the World Ages
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6989
Maurizio Bussolo , Jamus Jerome Lim , Maryla Maliszewska and Hans Timmer
World Bank - Development Prospects Group , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Damming the Commons: An Empirical Analysis of International Cooperation and Conflict in Dam Location
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6992
Sheila M. Olmstead and Hilary Sigman
Yale University - School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Rutgers University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Demystifying Dutch Disease
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6981
Naoko C. Kojo
The World Bank
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
Working Paper Series
41 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Fiscal Multipliers in Recessions and Expansions: Does it Matter Whether Government Spending is Increasing or Decreasing?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6993
Daniel Riera-Crichton , Carlos A. Vegh and Guillermo Vuletin
Bates College , University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Brookings Institution
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
Working Paper Series
45 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How to Assess Agricultural Water Productivity? Looking for Water in the Agricultural Productivity and Efficiency Literature
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6982
Susanne M. Scheierling , David O. Treguer , James F. Booker and Elisabeth Decker
World Bank , World Bank , Siena College and Consultant
Date Posted: August 01, 2014
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26 downloads


 

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