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Incl. Electronic Paper Does Child Sponsorship Pay Off in Adulthood? An International Study of Impacts on Income and Wealth
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7563
Bruce Wydick , Paul Glewwe and Laine Rutledge
University of San Francisco - Department of Economics , University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics and University of Washington - Department of Economics
Date Posted: February 11, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper School Dropout in Central America: An Overview of Trends, Causes, Consequences, and Promising Interventions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7561
Melissa A. Adelman and Miguel Szekely
World Bank and Government of Mexico
Date Posted: February 10, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Sifting Through the Data: Labor Markets in Haiti Through a Turbulent Decade (2001-2012)
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7562
Thiago Scot and Aude-Sophie Rodella
World Bank and Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI)
Date Posted: February 10, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper An Exploration of the Relationship between Police Presence, Crime, and Business in Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7560
Asif Mohammed Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: February 09, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Financial Channels, Property Rights, and Poverty: A Sub-Saharan African Perspective
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7559
Raju Jan Singh and Yifei Huang
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - African Department
Date Posted: February 09, 2016
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Idle Youth in Mexico: Trapped between the War on Drugs and Economic Crisis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7558
Rafael E. De Hoyos Navarro , Carlos Fierros and J. Vicente Vargas M.
World Bank , Observatorio de Desarrollo Regional and Observatorio de Desarrollo Regional
Date Posted: February 05, 2016
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Distribution of Consumption Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Inequality Among All Africans
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7557
La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul and Christoph Lakner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: February 04, 2016
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Resource-Rich Countries Suffer from a Lack of Fiscal Discipline?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7552
Michael Bleaney and Havard Halland
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Greying the Budget: Ageing and Preferences Over Public Policies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7555
Luiz R. de Mello , Simone Raphaela Schotte , Erwin R. Tiongson and Hernan Jorge Winkler
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) , affiliation not provided to SSRN , Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Much Teachers Know and How Much it Matters in Class: Analyzing Three Rounds of Subject-Specific Test Score Data of Indonesian Students and Teachers
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7556
Joppe de Ree
World Bank
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Managing Food Price Volatility in a Large Open Country: The Case of Wheat in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7551
Christophe Gouel , Madhur Gautam and William Martin
INRA - Public Economics , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Welfare Cost of Inflation and the Regulations of Money Substitutes
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7553
Benjamin Eden and Maya Eden
Vanderbilt University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Why are the Elderly More Averse to Immigration When They are More Likely to Benefit? Evidence Across Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7554
Simone Schotte and Hernan Winkler
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and World Bank
Date Posted: February 03, 2016
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills for the Peruvian Labor Market: Addressing Measurement Error Through Latent Skills Estimations
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7550
Wendy Cunningham , Monica Parra Torrado and Miguel Sarzosa
World Bank , Government of the Republic of Colombia - National Planning Department (DNP) and University of Maryland
Date Posted: February 02, 2016
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Lifting Economic Sanctions on Iran: Global Effects and Strategic Responses
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7549
Elena Ianchovichina , Shantayanan Devarajan and Csilla Lakatos
World Bank , World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics
Date Posted: February 02, 2016
Working Paper Series
29 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A Detailed Anatomy of Factor Misallocation in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7547
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: January 29, 2016
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Equitable is Access to Finance in Turkey? Evidence from the Latest Global Findex
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7541
Joao Pedro Azevedo , Osman Kaan Inan and Judy S Yang
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 29, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Out of School and Out of Work: A Diagnostic of Ninis in Latin America
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7548
Rafael E. De Hoyos Navarro , Anna Popova and F. Halsey Rogers
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 29, 2016
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Are the Impacts of Syrian Refugees on Host Community Welfare in Turkey? A Subnational Poverty Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7542
Joao Pedro Azevedo , Judy S Yang and Osman Kaan Inan
World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 29, 2016
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12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper When and Where Do We See Regional Poverty Reduction and Convergence? Lessons from the Roof of Turkey
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7540
Joao Pedro Azevedo , Judy S Yang , Osman Kaan Inan , Minh C. Nguyen and Jose Montes
World Bank , World Bank , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 29, 2016
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Before and After the Global Financial Crisis: Evaluating the Caribbean's Synchronization with Global Engines of Growth
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7544
Auguste Tano Kouame and M. Ivanova Reyes
World Bank and Gettysburg College - Department of Economics
Date Posted: January 28, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Business Cycles in the Eastern Caribbean Economies: The Role of Fiscal Policy and Interest Rates
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7545
Francisco Carneiro and Viktoria V. Hnatkovska
The World Bank and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
Date Posted: January 28, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Declining Wages for College-Educated Workers in Mexico: Are Younger or Older Cohorts Hurt the Most?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7546
Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez , Luis Felipe López-Calva and Nora Lustig
El Colegio de Mexico - Centro de Estudios Economicos , El Colegio de Mexico - Centro de Estudios Economicos and Tulane University
Date Posted: January 28, 2016
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Contingent Liabilities Risk Management: A Credit Risk Analysis Framework for Sovereign Guarantees and On-Lending - Country Experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7538
Fritz Florian Bachmair
World Bank
Date Posted: January 25, 2016
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Price Seasonality in Africa: Measurement and Extent
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7539
Christopher L. Gilbert , Luc Christiaensen and Jonathan Kaminski
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration , World Bank and Consultant
Date Posted: January 25, 2016
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Great Recession and Job Loss Spillovers: Impact of Tradable Employment Shocks on Supporting Services
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7543
Ha Nguyen and Shawheen Rezaei
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Striving for Balance in Economics: Towards a Theory of the Social Determination of Behavior
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7537
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Date Posted: January 22, 2016
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70 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Global Supply Chains and Trade Policy
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7536
Emily J. Blanchard , Chad P. Bown and Robert C. Johnson
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth , World Bank and Dartmouth College
Date Posted: January 21, 2016
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22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Does Long-Term Finance Affect Economic Volatility?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7535
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , Bálint L. Horváth and Harry Huizinga
World Bank - Development Research Group , University of Bristol and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Following Mexican Youth: A Short-Run Study of Time Use Decisions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7534
Juan D. Baron , Anna Popova and Angélica Sánchez
Central Bank of Colombia (Banco de la República) , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 20, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Rwanda's New Companies: An Overview of Registrations, Taxes, Employment and Exports
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7527
Michele Savini Zangrandi and Maria Paulina Mogollon
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: December 31, 2015
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Tenure Security Premium in Informal Housing Markets: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7526
Shohei Nakamura
World Bank
Date Posted: December 31, 2015
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7525
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: December 24, 2015
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labor Force Participation, and Wages in a Rural Economy
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7524
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: December 24, 2015
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Debt Sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Unraveling Country-Specific Risks
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7523
Bill Battaile , Fernando Leonardo Hernandez and Vivian Norambuena
World Bank , World Bank and University of Chile - Center of Applied Economics (CEA)
Date Posted: December 22, 2015
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24 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Development Economics as Taught in Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7521
David J. McKenzie and Anna Luisa Paffhausen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Passau
Date Posted: December 22, 2015
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47 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Firms' Capital Structure
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7522
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt , Maria Soledad Martinez Peria and Thierry Tressel
World Bank - Development Research Group , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Date Posted: December 22, 2015
Working Paper Series
46 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Seasonality in Local Food Markets and Consumption: Evidence from Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7520
Jonathan Kaminski , Luc Christiaensen and Christopher L. Gilbert
Consultant , World Bank and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Date Posted: December 21, 2015
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Why so Gloomy? Perceptions of Economic Mobility in Europe and Central Asia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7519
Cesar Cancho , Maria Eugenia Davalos and Carolina Sanchez-Paramo
World Bank , affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Date Posted: December 21, 2015
Working Paper Series
12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Understanding the Trends in Learning Outcomes in Argentina, 2000 to 2012
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7518
Rafael E. De Hoyos Navarro , Peter Holland and Sara Troiano
World Bank , World Bank and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Date Posted: December 18, 2015
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can a Small Social Pension Promote Labor Force Participation? Evidence from the Colombia Mayor Program
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7516
Tobias Pfutze and Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán
Florida International University (FIU) and World Bank
Date Posted: December 16, 2015
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Forced Displacement and Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Economic Inquiry
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7517
Philip Verwimp and Jean-Francois Maystadt
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and Lancaster University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: December 16, 2015
Working Paper Series
17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Poverty Effects of Market Concentration
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7515
Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán
World Bank
Date Posted: December 16, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Toward a More Business Friendly Tax Regime: Key Challenges in South Asia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7513
Anna Reva
World Bank
Date Posted: December 15, 2015
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12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Unpacking the MPI: A Decomposition Approach of Changes in Multidimensional Poverty Headcounts
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7514
Jorge Eduardo Perez Perez , Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán , Jose Daniel Trujillo and Daniel Valderrama
Brown University , World Bank , Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística - DANE and World Bank
Date Posted: December 15, 2015
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Blending Top-Down Federalism with Bottom-Up Engagement to Reduce Inequality in Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7511
Qaiser Khan , Jean-Paul Faguet and Alemayehu A Ambel
World Bank , London School of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: December 13, 2015
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Strength of American Federal Democracy: Lessons for Global Development
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7512
Roger Myerson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Date Posted: December 13, 2015
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Finding a Path to Formalization in Benin: Early Results after the Introduction of the Entreprenant Legal Status
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7510
Najy Benhassine , David J. McKenzie , Victor Pouliquen and Massimiliano Santini
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA) , World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) , World Bank and World Bank Group
Date Posted: December 10, 2015
Working Paper Series
12 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Hub-Periphery Development Pattern and Inclusive Growth: Case Study of Guangdong Province
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7509
Xubei Luo and Nong Zhu
World Bank and University of Quebec at Montreal (INRS-UCS)
Date Posted: December 10, 2015
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Maternal and Child Health Inequalities in Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7508
Alemayehu A Ambel , Colin Andrews , Anne Margreth Bakilana , Elizabeth Foster , Qaiser Khan and Huihui Wang
World Bank , World Bank , World Bank , World Bank , World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: December 10, 2015
Working Paper Series
10 downloads


 

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