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1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5430
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 72,580
2.

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel, eds., pp. 413-431, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
Downloads 15,504
3.

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: A Mirage

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1035, California Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 12,448
4.

The Impact of Training and Motivation on Performance of Employees

Business Review, Volume 7, Number 2, July - December 2012, 84-95
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
UBL Fund Managers Limited
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5.

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Downloads 6,622
6.

Big Data for Development: From Information- to Knowledge Societies

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis
Downloads 6,506
7.

Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Rural Development: A Study of the Six Listed NGOs in Rivers State, Nigeria

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Medonice Consulting and Research Institute
Downloads 6,116
8.

Foreign Direct Investment and the Business Environment in Developing Countries: The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Georgetown University
Downloads 5,952
9.

The Role of Cooperative Societies in Economic Development

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 5,949
10.

The Role of NGOs and Civil Society in Development and Poverty Reduction

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
Downloads 5,856
11.

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 5,599
12.

The Impact of Training and Development on Employees Performance and Productivity

International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research, Vol. 5, Issue 7, July 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Al-Balqa Applied University - Administrative and Financial Department
Downloads 5,324
13.

Which Countries Become Tax Havens?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan

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Downloads 5,079
14.

Financial Performance of Private Sector Banks in India - An Evaluation

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
VLB Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology
Downloads 5,004
15.

Modernization Theory and the Metaphor of the Development Ladder

Harvard Africa Policy Journal (2018)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
The Zambakari Advisory, LLC
Downloads 4,999
16.

Challenges Faced by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia: An Intellectual Capital Perspective

International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 398, June 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Downloads 4,920
17.

Digital Currencies: Principles, Trends, Opportunities, and Risks

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies
Downloads 4,903
18.

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 4,728
19.

Social Entrepreneurship - The Contribution of Individual Entrepreneurs to Sustainable Development

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford PACS and Independent
Downloads 4,621
20.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Nigeria: Western Mimicry or Indigenous Influences?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh Business School, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University - Lagos Business School and University of Sussex Law School

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21.

The Real-Time City? Big Data and Smart Urbanism

A revised version of this paper, including two new sections, has been published in GeoJournal 79(1):1-14, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
National University of Ireland, Maynooth (Maynooth University) - NIRSA
Downloads 4,354
22.

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 4,279
23.

Child Labour in Nigeria: Causes and Consequences for National Development

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Working Paper Series
FULAFIA and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,163
24.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,854
25.

Automation and Jobs: When Technology Boosts Employment

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law
Downloads 3,829
26.

Problems of Implementing International Accounting Standards in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,783
27.

The Role of the Service Sector in the Indian Economy

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
St. Mary's College (Autonomous) - Economics Department and Saint Mary's College of California
Downloads 3,767
28.

Bank Financing for SMEs around the World: Drivers, Obstacles, Business Models, and Lending Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4785
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 3,697
29.

Globalization to Glocalization: A Conceptual Analysis

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Western Illinois State University
Downloads 3,661
30.

Branchless and Mobile Banking Solutions for the Poor: A Survey

Innovations, Vol. 6, No. 4, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Bankable Frontier Associates, World Bank - Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Tufts University
Downloads 3,383
31.

Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Countries: A Survey of Theoretical Predictions and Empirical Findings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3915
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 3,233
32.

Corporate Governance in Asia: Eight Case Studies

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,229
33.

The Social Dimensions of Entrepreneurship

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Mark Casson and Bernard Yeung, eds., Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and University of Michigan
Downloads 3,227
34.

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 3,171
35.

Commoditized Workers. Case Study Research on Labour Law Issues Arising from a Set of 'On-Demand/Gig Economy' Platforms

Comparative Labor Law&Policy Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
IE Law School, IE University
Downloads 3,121
36.

How the iPhone Widens the United States Trade Deficit with the People's Republic of China

ADBI Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2011
Working Paper Series
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and SusDev Solutions Private Ltd.
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37.

The Role of Service Quality in Development of Tourism Industry

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Tehran South Branch of Islamic Azad University, Tehran-Iran and UTM (University of Technology, Malaysia)
Downloads 3,049
38.

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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39.

The Role of Urban Planning in Achieving Sustainable Urban Development

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 11, pp. 23-26, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Islamic Azad University (IAU) - Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch and Islamic Azad University - Faculty of Art & Architecture; Urbanism Collage, Najafabad Branch
Downloads 3,000
40.

Does Governance Have a Role in Pricing? Cross-Country Evidence from Bitcoin Markets

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,980
41.

Market Analysis and the Assessment of Competitiveness in Project Appraisal

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 2,863
42.

Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Entrepreneurship Development: An Empirical Study Across the Small and Medium Enterprises of Chennai, State of Tamil Nadu, India

International Journal of Students Research in Technology & Management, Vol 2 (03), May 2014, ISSN 2321-2543, pg. 89-94
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Sohar University - Faculty of Business
Downloads 2,856
43.

India As a Marketplace: A Case Study of IKEA

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and GLS University, Faculty of Management, Students
Downloads 2,769
44.

From 'Blockchain Hype' to a Real Business Case for Financial Markets

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Banca IMI
Downloads 2,733
45.

The Impact of Training and Development on Performance of Officers of Select Public Sector Banks for Sustainable Human Development: A Study

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 87-96, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Government Ramanarayana Chellaram College of Commerce & Management
Downloads 2,704
46.

Significant Changes in the Business in the Last 30 Years Due to Corporate Social Responsibility

DSA Corporate Social Responsibility Study Group at the Magdalene College, Cambridge University UK, June 17, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Vivin Consultants Chennai
Downloads 2,685
47.

Micro Finance: The Pillars of a Tool to Socio-Economic Development

Development Gateway, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Tech and Train
Downloads 2,650
48.

Challenges to Technology Transfer: A Literature Review of the Constraints on Environmental Technology Dissemination

Colorado College Working Paper No. 2009-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business and Colorado College - Department of Economics & Business
Downloads 2,628
49.

What Keeps the E-Banking Customer Loyal? A Multigroup Analysis of the Moderating Role of Consumer Characteristics on E-Loyalty in the Financial Service Industry.

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and MODUL University Vienna
Downloads 2,617
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Mapping the Business Systems of 61 Major Economies: A Taxonomy and Implications for Varieties of Capitalism and Business Systems Research

Socio-Economic Review, 16(1), 5-38, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
INSEAD, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), University of Edinburgh Business School, INSEAD Abu Dhabi Campus, European University Institute and University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Downloads 2,584