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1.

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 12,012
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 9,111
3.

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, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 6,381
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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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 5,049
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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8.

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 4,759
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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Downloads 4,435
10.

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 3,595
11.

Measuring Poverty

Princeton Research Program in Development Studies Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
Downloads 3,491
12.

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
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13.

Competency Mapping

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Research, March 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Classic Consultants
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14.

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 3,032
15.

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: 36 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Stanford University
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16.

Microfinance in India: A Critique

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent
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17.

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)
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18.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2525
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Peking University and The World Bank
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19.

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
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20.

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
Downloads 2,408
21.

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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22.

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 2,260
23.

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 2,243
24.

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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25.

Microfinance and Financial Development

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 26, p. 271, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
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26.

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 2,163
27.

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 2,159
28.

Measuring Empowerment in Practice: Structuring Analysis and Framing Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3510
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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29.

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 1,989
30.

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 affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,984
31.

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

HWWA Discussion Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
HWWA Institute of International Economics
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32.

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 1,933
33.

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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34.

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
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35.

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
City University of New York (CUNY) - Department of Business Management and State University of New York (SUNY), Empire State College
Downloads 1,802
36.

Social Capital, Household Welfare, and Poverty in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2148
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development
Downloads 1,757
37.

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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38.

Scaling-Up Microfinance for India's Rural Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3646
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group - Finance and Private Sector Division (WBIFP) and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
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39.

Decentralization and Poverty in Developing Countries: Exploring the Impact

OECD Development Centre Working Paper No. 236
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Development Centre (DEV)
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40.

Sustainability of Microfinance Self Help Groups in India: Would Federating Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3516
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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41.

Global Poverty and Inequality: A Review of the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4623
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,712
42.

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 1,679
43.

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 1,640
44.

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
Downloads 1,634
45.

The Impact of Microcredit on the Poor in Bangladesh: Revisiting the Evidence

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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46.

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 1,577
47.

Islamic Economic System and Poverty Reduction

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Centre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi, India
Downloads 1,576
48.

Redistribution via Taxation: The Limited Role of the Personal Income Tax in Developing Countries

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, 2005, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Downloads 1,521
49.

Prospects and Challenges of Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent
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50.

Political Instability: Its Effects on Financial Development, Its Roots in the Severity of Economic Inequality

Journal of Comparative Economics 39 (2011) 279-309
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
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