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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 54,390
2.

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 12,050
3.

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 11,860
4.

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 6,370
5.

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
Downloads 5,574
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 5,181
7.

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 5,013
8.

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)

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Downloads 4,993
9.

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 4,657
10.

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 4,509
11.

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 4,344
12.

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 4,327
13.

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 University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 3,944
14.

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 3,810
15.

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 3,563
16.

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 3,553
17.

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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Downloads 3,485
18.

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 3,285
19.

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 3,222
20.

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 - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 3,168
21.

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 3,158
22.

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 3,129
23.

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 3,126
24.

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 3,096
25.

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 3,056
26.

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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Downloads 2,893
27.

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 2,884
28.

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 2,849
29.

Globalization to Glocalization: A Conceptual Analysis

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chittagong
Downloads 2,839
30.

Market Analysis and Competitiveness in Project Appraisal

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 2,833
31.

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
Shanti Business School (SBS)
Downloads 2,497
32.

Relationship between Inventory Management and Profitability: An Empirical Analysis of Indian Cement Companies

Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing & Management Review, Vol. 2 (7), July (2013)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS)
Downloads 2,463
33.

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 2,435
34.

The Corporate Governance Behavior and Market Value of Russian Firms

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 2, pp. 89-108, 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,395
35.

The Indian Software Services Industry

Heinz School Working Paper No. 99-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 2,358
36.

The Global Apparel Value Chain, Trade and the Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5281
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness and Duke University - Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness
Downloads 2,332
37.

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 2,259
38.

Reforming Corporate Governance: What History Can Teach Us

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 485663
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,148
39.

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 2,131
40.

Privatization and Corporate Governance: The Lessons from Securities Market Failure

Columbia Law School, Center for Law and Economics Studies, Working Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 2,112
41.

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 2,059
42.

What's Distinctive About Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries?

UTSA College of Business Center for Global Entrepreneurship Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Stevenson University, University of Texas at San Antonio and International Finance Corporation
Downloads 2,042
43.

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.
Downloads 2,015
44.

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 2,005
45.

Remittances and Microenterprises in Mexico

UCSD, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)
Downloads 1,996
46.

Mobile Banking: A Tool of Financial Inclusion for India

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management
Downloads 1,980
47.

Currents and Crosscurrents in the International Intellectual Property Regime

MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 02-12
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Nov 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 1,974
48.

The Digital Divide

CESifo Forum, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2001, pp. 29-34
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Oct 2001
Accepted Paper Series
THM Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
Downloads 1,973
49.

Sustainable Development: How Social Entrepreneurs Make it Happen

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 611
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Stanford PACS and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 1,966
50.

The Politics of Corporate Social Responsibility: Reflections on the United Nations Human Rights Norms for Corporations

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 30-42, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and The University of Sydney
Downloads 1,947