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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
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 39,970
2.

The Role of Education in Economic Development: A Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cag University
Downloads 26,489
3.

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
Downloads 23,008
4.

A Checklist for Reviewing a Paper

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2017-03, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-6
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 20,301
5.

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
Downloads 18,338
6.

Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth?

U of Minnesota Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Institute for Business Innovation and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 16,669
7.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Heidelberg University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 13,104
8.

Preparing a Referee Report: Guidelines and Perspectives

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 10,777
9.

2017 Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 10,206
10.

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 9,654
11.

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 9,647
12.

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
Downloads 9,606
13.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,693
14.

The Role of Globalization in Economic Development

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 8,566
15.

The Global Automotive Industry Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries

UNIDO Sectorial Studies Series Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation - Strategic Research and Economics
Downloads 7,789
16.

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 7,076
17.

A Short Treatise on Fantasy Sports and the Law: How America Regulates its New National Pastime

Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, Vol. 3, January 2012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
City University of New York - Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 7,064
18.

The Benefits and Costs of Using Social Distancing to Flatten the Curve for COVID-19

Forthcoming Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming and University of Wyoming
Downloads 6,995
19.

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 99/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Statistical Office
Downloads 6,985
20.

Schumpeter’s View on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Management Trends in Theory and Practice, (ed.) Stefan Hittmar, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina & Institute of Management by University of Zilina, 2013, ISBN 978-80-554-0736-4
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Gda?sk - Faculty of Management
Downloads 6,801
21.

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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22.

Cryptofinance

Number of pages: 141 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 6,707
23.

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 6,009
24.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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Downloads 5,522
25.

What Every Investor Should Know About Commodities, Part I: Univariate Return Analysis

Alternative Investment Research Centre Working Paper No. 29, Cass Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Independent and Deutsche Bank AG (London)
Downloads 5,392
26.

Governance Matters Ii: Updated Indicators for 2000-01

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 5,374
27.

Bitcoin Myths and Facts

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 5,298
28.

Wimax: Opportunity or Hype?

ITERA, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program and Stanford University
Downloads 4,948
29.

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 4,901
30.

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-49, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 4,876
31.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect The Performance of Firms?

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

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Downloads 4,760
32.

Measuring the Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva and University of Neuchatel - Institute for Research in Economics (IRENE)
Downloads 4,693
33.

The Political Economy of Oil and the Crisis of the Arab State System

FEEM Working Paper No. 61.2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Downloads 4,689
34.

Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
Downloads 4,519
35.

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Performance: The Case of Chinese Stock Companies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 1997
Working Paper Series
Amherst College and Cornell University
Downloads 4,476
36.

The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programs on Poverty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 4,361
37.

Measuring Governance, Corruption, and State Capture: How Firms and Bureaucrats Shape the Business Environment in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2312
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
Downloads 4,359
38.

2017 Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 4,326
39.

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 4,257
40.

Value-Based Inventory Management

Value-Based Inventory Management, Journal of Economic Forecasting, 9/1, 82-90, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroc?awiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 4,251
41.

Effective Strategies for Increasing Citation Frequency

International Education Studies, Vol. 6, No. 11, pp. 93-99, 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for Research Services, Institute of Management and Research Services (IPPP), University of Malaya (UM)University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad Branch, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Education, University of Economic Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia - Faculty of Information Science and Technology and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia - Advance Informatics School (AIS)
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42.

What Every Investor Should Know About Commodities, Part Ii: Multivariate Return Analysis

Alternative Investment Research Centre Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent and Deutsche Bank AG (London)

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Downloads 4,168
43.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
Downloads 4,151
44.

Myths and Realities of Governance and Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 4,061
45.

New Institutional Economics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business

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Downloads 4,005
46.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 4,002
47.

The Economic Costs of Corruption: A Survey and New Evidence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Heidelberg University and IAMO
Downloads 3,965
48.

The Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margin and Profitability: Evidence from Tunisia

Frontiers in Finance and Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 106-130
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and IHEC Carthage

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Downloads 3,948
49.

China’s Social Credit Systems and Public Opinion: Explaining High Levels of Approval

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Free University of Berlin (FUB)
Downloads 3,915
50.

Foreign Direct Investment, Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Rule of Law

McGeorge Global Business and Development Law Journal, Vol. 19, p. 337, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 3,912