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1.

Which Jobs are Most Vulnerable to COVID-19? What an Analysis of the European Union Reveals

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 148384
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 81
2.

An Opportunity to Build Legitimacy and Trust in Public Institutions in the Time of COVID-19

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 148256
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 41
3.

Costs and Trade-Offs in the Fight Against the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Developing Country Perspective

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 148535
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 20
4.

Causes and Impacts of Job Displacements and Public Policy Responses

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 148259
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 11
5.

How Two Tests Can Help Contain COVID-19 and Revive the Economy

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 147504
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 43
6.

Macroeconomic Policy in the Time of COVID-19: A Primer for Developing Countries

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 147291
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 41
7.

Financing Firms in Hibernation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 147598
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Yale University, Columbia University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 30
8.

Using Big Data to Expand Financial Services: Benefits and Risks

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 143463
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Business School, Pontificia Universidad Católica
Downloads 22
9.

The Fight Against Corruption: Taming Tigers and Swatting Flies

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 145050
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
The World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 19
10.

Structural Change Rediscovered: The Role of Human and Physical Capital

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 139479
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 18
11.

How Do Cultural Differences Affect Trade Reciprocity between Developed and Developing Countries?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 142846
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
Downloads 8
12.

Financial Innovation and Additionality: The Power of Economic Analysis and Data Analytics

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 138280
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Business School, Pontificia Universidad Católica
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13.

Improving Governance Through Enhanced Citizen Engagement: The Case of Malaysia

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 138279
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 8
14.

Robo-Advisors: Investing Through Machines

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 134881
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Business School, Pontificia Universidad Católica
Downloads 369
15.

Informality: Why is it so Widespread and How Can it Be Reduced?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 133110
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 74
16.

Fiscal Space: Concept, Measurement, and Policy Implications

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 132195
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 90
17.

Corporate Borrowing in Emerging Markets: Fairly Long Term, But Only for a Few

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 130976
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 26
18.

When is a Current Account Deficit Bad?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 130415
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Malaysia and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 78
19.

The Fintech Revolution: A Threat to Global Banking?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 125038
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 541
20.

Financial Integration in East Asia and Pacific: Regional and Interregional Linkages

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 126031
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 47
21.

Addressing the SME Finance Problem

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 120333
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 204
22.

The Future of Work: Race With-Not Against-The Machine

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 129680
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Research Department and Osteuropa-Institut (OEI)
Downloads 80
23.

Global Trade: Slowdown, Factors, and Policies

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 123899
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and Development Research Group, The World Bank
Downloads 78
24.

Productivity as the Key to Economic Growth and Development

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 108092
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 51
25.

Structural Transformation of the Agricultural Sector: A Primer

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 104231
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 41
26.

Enhancing the Quality of Public Service Delivery: Insights from Recent Research

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 117146
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 38
27.

Are Public Credit Guarantees Worth the Hype?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 121486
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 36
28.

A New Role for Development Banks?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 120691
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Independent and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 34
29.

Threat or Help?: The Effects of Unskilled Immigrant Workers on National Productivity Growth

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 113185
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Malaysia
Downloads 34
30.

The Drive Toward Universal Health Coverage

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 124552
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 28
31.

The Middle-Income Trap: Myth or Reality?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 104230
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 28
32.

Open Data: Differences and Implications Across Countries

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 114829
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 10
33.

Should We Fear Foreign Exchange Depreciation?

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 109374
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department and Development Research Group, The World Bank
Downloads 7
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Measurement and Patterns of World Agribusiness Trade

World Bank Research and Policy Briefs No. 112195
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Development Research Group, The World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 5