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1.

Black Money and Demonetisation

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Mumbai
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2.

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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3.

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
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4.

Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
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5.

Network Structure and Systemic Risk in Banking Systems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Columbia University and Central Bank of Brazil
Downloads 5,151
6.

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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7.

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 5,039
8.

Role of Islamic Banks in Economic Development

MPRA Paper No. 6449
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Downloads 4,644
9.

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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10.

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 4,394
11.

The Impacts of the World Bank and IMF Structural Adjustment Programmes on Africa: The Case Study of Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal, Uganda, and Zimbabwe

Sacha Journal of Policy and Strategic Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 110-130, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Faculty of Law, Rivers State University
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12.

Effects of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Economic Growth in Nigeria

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Anambra State University - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 3,925
13.

Some Consequences of Globalization for Developing Countries

1996 Kiel Working Paper 756, Institut fur Weltwirtschaft
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 1996
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg and University of Kiel
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14.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP - New York Office and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 3,793
15.

The Effect of Credit Risk on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Nigeria

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU)
Downloads 3,667
16.

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 3,586
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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18.

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 3,572
19.

Country Risk Components, the Cost of Capital, and Returns in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,568
20.

International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain: A Study of 24 Labor-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3069
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 3,433
21.

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)
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22.

Economic Development in the Middle East

PIER Working Paper No. 04-022
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2004
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics
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23.

On the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries: Is Africa Different?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,114
24.

Microfinance in India: An Overview of Microfinance and SWOT Analysis of Microfinance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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25.

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 2,902
26.

Key Factors in Determining the Financial Performance of the Indian Banking Sector

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 02 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of East London
Downloads 2,893
27.

History, Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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29.

An African Success Story: Botswana

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-37
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Harvard University - Department of Government

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30.

Microfinance in India: A Critique

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent
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31.

Why Has Regional Income Convergence in the U.S. Declined?

HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-028, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 49
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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32.

Why Policies Fail in Nigeria: An Evaluation of Agriculture Policies Made from 1972-1985

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 84-86, 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 2,555
33.

The Changing Status of Women in India - The Challenges Ahead

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Independent Author and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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34.

Corruption in Economic Development: Beneficial Grease, Minor Annoyance, or Major Obstacle?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2048
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,452
35.

Legal Origins and Modern Stock Markets

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 120, pp. 460-527, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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36.

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
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37.

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 2,362
38.

The Food Crises and Political Instability in North Africa and the Middle East

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
New England Complex Systems Institute, New England Complex Systems Institute and New England Complex Systems Institute
Downloads 2,329
39.

Recent Trends in FDI Flows and Prospects for India

Australian National University Working Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Australia South Asia Research Centre (ASARC)
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40.

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, World Bank eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development) and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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Downloads 2,299
41.

Towards Transparency in Finance and Governance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Economic Development Institute and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
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42.

Effects of Boko Haram Insurgency on the Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 08, No. 06, pp. 59-72, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Ebonyi State University - Department of Political Science, Ebonyi State University - Public Administration and Ebonyi State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,292
43.

World Trade Organization and its Impact to Nepal

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent
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44.

A Study of Saving and Investment Behaviour of Individual Households – An Empirical Evidence from Orissa

Personal Finance & Investments (PF&I) 2011 Conference
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
M S Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore and Utkal University - Department of Commerce
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45.

Education and Hiv/Aids Prevention: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Western Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4024
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Downloads 2,187
46.

The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and University of Oxford - Department of Economics

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47.

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
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48.

Nigeria's Economic Reforms: Progress and Challenges

Brookings Global Economy and Development Working Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
The Brookings Institution and Brookings Institution
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49.

The Sharia’h Dimension of the Persian Gulf's Hydrocarbon Resources

International Energy Law Review, Vol. 2, pp. 61-68, 2012, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-10
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London
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Analysing Risks of Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Economies: A Case-Study of Saudi Arabia

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Career Point University
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