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1.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
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Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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Governance Matters Iii: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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5.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,516
6.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 8,619
7.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 6,671
8.

The Role of Globalization in Economic Development

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 6,595
9.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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10.

Governance Matters Ii: Updated Indicators for 2000-01

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
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Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 5,188
11.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,739
12.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect The Performance of Firms?

FEEM Working Paper No. 52.2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2009
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University of Brescia - Department of Economics and University of Ferrara

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13.

Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 4,124
14.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 3,953
15.

Myths and Realities of Governance and Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,817
16.

Governance Matters V: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators for 1996-2005

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4012
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 3,806
17.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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18.

Empirically Evaluating Claims About Investment Treaty Arbitration

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 3,192
19.

Sustainable Development: A Review of the International Development, Business and Accounting Literature

Univ of Aberdeen Acct, Finance & Mgmt Working Paper No. 00-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Aberdeen - Business School
Downloads 2,776
20.

How Not to Count the Poor

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University, Global Justice Program and The New School - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,665
21.

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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22.

Food Production, Population Growth, and Environmental Security

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Working Paper No. 21.98
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Sep 1998
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Stanford University - Department of Biology, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stockholm University, Resources for the Future, United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Stanford University - Department of Biology, Stockholm University, Stockholm University, Stockholm University, Stockholm University - Department of Systems Ecology, Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Biology, Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy and CSIRO, Mathematical and Information Science
Downloads 2,551
23.

Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
Downloads 2,166
24.

Food Security in Developing Countries

CIES Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES)
Downloads 2,151
25.

The Dutch Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics
Downloads 2,133
26.

The Contribution of Tourism to Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis for the Case of Chile

European Journal of Tourism Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 178-185, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Siena - Department of Economics and Universidad de la República
Downloads 2,028
27.

On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 394/2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
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Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,991
28.

Role of Gender Equality in Development - a Literature Review

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Helsinki and HECER - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,991
29.

Development and Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer 2009, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-04
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,962
30.

Das Human Kapital

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,936
31.

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: An Assessment of its Feasibility and Impact on Regional Cooperation

SADF Comment, South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF), Brussels, Belgium, 2016
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Downloads 1,903
32.

Decentralization and Poverty in Developing Countries: Exploring the Impact

OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV)
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33.

The Role of International Accounting Standards in Foreign Direct Investment: A Case Study of Russia

International Trade and Finance Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting and Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,728
34.

Does Foreign Aid Help?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Department of Economics and Business (DEB) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
Downloads 1,685
35.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,681
36.

Do International Trade Institutions Contribute to Economic Growth and Development?

Virginia Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Downloads 1,677
37.

Culture and Institutions: Economic Development in the Regions of Europe

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1492, IGIER Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Jul 2005
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Bocconi University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,659
38.

Ethics and Entrepreneurship

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 407-418, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1421290
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 1,557
39.

Economic Impact of Colonialism, 1800-1950

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
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Northeastern University
Downloads 1,549
40.

Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7507
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University
Downloads 1,547
41.

Transparenting Transparency: Initial Empirics and Policy Applications

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 1,532
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Happiness and Growth the World Over: Time Series Evidence on the Happiness-Income Paradox

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4060
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,531
43.

The European Union's Proposal for an International Investment Court: Significance, Innovations and Challenges Ahead

Transnational Dispute Management 1, 2017 (advance publication 25 May 2016)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
CNRS
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44.

Accounts of Sustainable Development: The Construction of Meaning within Environmental Reporting

Aberdeen Papers in Acct, Finance and Mgmt Working Paper No. 00-18
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Aberdeen - Business School and University of Glasgow - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 1,417
45.

Types of Economic Behavior: The Instrument for Management of Individuals, Institutions, Countries and Humankind

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Independent Research Group “Analytics in Economics and Security” and Vinnitsa National Technical University (VNTU)
Downloads 1,400
46.

Critical Factors of Women Entrepreneurship Development in Rural Bangladesh

Bangladesh Development Research Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Rajshahi University
Downloads 1,396
47.

Culture Rules: The Foundations of the Rule of Law and Other Norms of Governance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Psychology

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The Story of Narmada Bachao Andolan: Human Rights in the Global Economy and the Struggle Against the World Bank

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY STORIES, Deena R. Hurwitz, Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Douglas B. Ford, eds., West, 2009, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-62
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 1,356
49.

The Physics of God and the Quantum Gravity Theory of Everything

Number of pages: 186 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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50.

Growth Theory Through the Lens of Development Economics

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-01
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,353