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1.

The Role of Education in Economic Development: A Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cag University
Downloads 43,376
2.

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 15,198
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 12,552
4.

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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Downloads 7,338
5.

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 6,679
6.

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 6,474
7.

Implications of Globalization on Education

Romanian Journal for Multidimensional Education, Romania, Vol-4, No-2, Aug 2012 Pg;69-82 ISSN 2066-7329
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Integral University
Downloads 6,015
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) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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Downloads 5,734
9.

Competency Mapping

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Research, March 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Vivin Consultants Chennai
Downloads 5,518
10.

The United States as Global Sheriff: Using Unilateral Sanctions to Combat Human Trafficking

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, No. 2, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 4,898
11.

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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12.

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 4,753
13.

Role of Education in Women Empowerment and Development: Issues and Impact

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Poornaprajna College and St. Aloysius Evening College
Downloads 4,654
14.

The Role of Women in the Nation and State Building Projects in South Sudan

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
The Zambakari Advisory, LLC
Downloads 4,577
15.

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 4,543
16.

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 4,473
17.

Measuring Poverty

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
Downloads 4,437
18.

Elite Quality Report 2020: 32 Country Scores and Global Rank

Number of pages: 100 Posted: 21 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
University of St. Gallen - SoM: School of Management and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 4,366
19.

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): A Short History of the World’s Biggest Promise

BWPI Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
Downloads 4,003
20.

Female Labour Force Participation: Past Trends and Main Determinants in OECD Countries

OECD Working Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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21.

Human Trafficking and Regulating Prostitution

IFN Working Paper No. 996, NYU Stern School of Business EC-12-07, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Stanford University
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22.

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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23.

Universal Basic Income: A Review

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
UNSW Business School
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24.

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 3,419
25.

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 3,412
26.

The Roots of Gender Inequality in India

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Jan 2017
Working Paper Series
St.Mary's College, Tuticorin
Downloads 3,318
27.

Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper No. 38, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office Background Paper No. 2010/11
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
Downloads 3,147
28.

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 3,034
29.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Cornell University and The World Bank
Downloads 3,034
30.

Microfinance in India: A Critique

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 3,022
31.

The Poverty of 'Development Economics'

IEA Hobart Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 272 Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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32.

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, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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33.

Islamic Microfinance Development: Challenges and Initiatives

Islamic Research & Training institute Policy Dialogue Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 16 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Islamic Development Bank and Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Downloads 2,947
34.

The Effect of Poverty on Education in Nigeria: Obstacles and Solutions

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 55-72, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Educational Management, Planning & Policy
Downloads 2,937
35.

Understanding Poverty: Comparing Basic Needs Approach and Capability Approach

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Bristol - School for Policy Studies
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36.

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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37.

From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality in the Process of Development

Brown University Working Paper No. 99-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,570
38.

The Developing World is Poorer than We Thought, But No Less Successful in the Fight Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4703
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Georgetown University
Downloads 2,524
39.

Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
Downloads 2,468
40.

Micro Finance

Emerging Trends in Financial Management, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vivin Consultants Chennai
Downloads 2,369
41.

Microfinance and Financial Development

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,344
42.

The Future of Worldwide Income Distribution

Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper No. 15-7
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Bank of England and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 2,340
43.

Prospects and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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44.

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 2,312
45.

Relationship between GDP and Human Development Indices in India

Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) 2011 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business Research
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Bu Ali Sina University
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46.

Is the United States Still the Best Country in the World? Think Again

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and State University of New York (SUNY), Empire State College
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47.

Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related Concepts

OPHI Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative

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48.

Measuring Empowerment in Practice: Structuring Analysis and Framing Indicators

Number of pages: 123 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,247
49.

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 2,188
50.

Microfinance: Does it Hold its Promises? A Survey of Recent Literature

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
HWWA Institute of International Economics
Downloads 2,165