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Incl. Electronic Paper Do Private Water Utility Operators Care About Regulatory Agencies in Developing Countries?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8045
Salvador Bertomeu Sanchez, Daniel Camos Daurella and Antonio Estache
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), World Bank and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Underreporting of Gender-Based Violence in Kerala, India: An Application of the List Randomization Method
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8044
George Joseph, Syed Usman Javaid, Luis Andres, Gnanaraj Chellaraj, Jennifer Solotaroff and S. Irudaya Rajan
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Ministry of Health, Singapore, World Bank and Center for Development Studies
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Economywide and Sectoral Impacts on Workers of Brazil?S Internet Rollout
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8042
Mark A. Dutz, Lucas Ferreira Mation, Stephen D. O'Connell and Robert Willig
World Bank, IPEA - Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Stronger Together: Intra-Household Cooperation and Household Welfare in Malawi
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8043
Nancy McCarthy and Talip Kilic
LEAD Analytics and World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG)
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Structural Change, Fundamentals, and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8041
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Claudia Sepulveda
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
Date Posted: April 27, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Consumption Smoothing and Shock Persistence: Optimal Simple Fiscal Rules for Commodity
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8035
Arthur Galego Mendes and Steven Michael Pennings
PUC-Rio and World Bank
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth: A Review of Recent Empirical Evidence
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8040
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Dorothe Singer
World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper How Much Labor Do South African Exports Contain?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8037
Massimiliano Calì and Claire Honore Hollweg
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Migration and Cross-Border Financial Flows
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8034
Maurice Kugler, Oren Levintal and Hillel Rapoport
IMPAQ International LLC, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper On the Frontlines of Scaling-Up: A Qualitative Analysis of Implementation Challenges in a Cdd Project in Rural India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8039
Shruti Majumdar and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Economics of Forced Displacement: An Introduction
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8038
Paolo Verme
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP)
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper They Got Mad Skills: The Effects of Training on Youth Employability and Resilience to the Ebola Shock
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8036
Nina Rosas, Maria Cecilia Acevedo and Samantha Zaldivar Chimal
World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and World Bank
Date Posted: April 26, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Is Poverty in Africa Mostly Chronic or Transient? Evidence from Synthetic Panel Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8033
Hai-Anh Dang and Andrew Dabalen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Africa Region
Date Posted: April 21, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Arithmetics and Politics of Domestic Resource Mobilization
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8029
Kimberly Blair Bolch, Lidia Ceriani and Luis Felipe López-Calva
World Bank, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and World Bank
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Can Public Works Programs Reduce Youth Crime? Evidence from Papua New Guinea's Urban Youth Employment Project
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8032
Oleksiy Ivaschenko, Darian Naidoo, David Locke Newhouse and Sonya M. Sultan
World Bank, The World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Implications of Minimum Wage Increases on Labor Market Dynamics Lessons for Emerging Economies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8030
Ximena V. Del Carpio and Laura Pabon
World Bank - Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Leveraging the Potential of the Services Sector to Support Accelerated Growth in Senegal
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8031
Matthias M. Cinyabuguma II, Djibril Ndoye and Olumide Olusola Taiwo
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Re-Evaluating Microfinance: Evidence from Propensity Score Matching
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8028
Inna Cintina and Inessa Love
University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Hawaii
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Diversity Matters - the Economic Geography of Industry Location in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3072
Somik V. Lall
World Bank
Date Posted: April 19, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Contribution of Increased Equity to the Estimated Social Benefits from a Transfer Program: An Illustration from Progresa/Oportunidades
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8026
Harold Alderman and Jere Behrman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Date Posted: April 14, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Ageing Poorly?: Accounting for the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8018
Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Sergio Firpo and Julian Messina
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Insper and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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16 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Foreign Investors Underperform? An Empirical Decomposition into Style and Flows
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8002
Alvaro Pedraza, Fredy Pulga and Jose Vasquez
World Bank, Universidad de la Sabana and University of Navarra
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Entry and Exit, Multi-Product Firms, and Allocative Distortions
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8023
Roberto Naim Fattal-Jaef
World Bank
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8027
William R. Kerr
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Neighborhood Effects in Integrated Social Policies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8022
Matteo Bobba and Jeremie Gignoux
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Precarious Drop: Reassessing Patterns of Female Labor Force Participation in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8024
Luis Andres, Basab Dasgupta, George Joseph, Vinoj Abraham and Maria Correia
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, India and World Bank
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Relief from Usury: Impact of a Community-Based Microcredit Program in Rural India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8021
Vivian Hoffmann, Vijayendra Rao, Vaishnavi Surendra and Upamanyu Datta
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of California, Berkeley and World Bank
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Savings, Financial Development, and Economic Growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt Revisited
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8020
Khaled Hussein, Mahmoud Mohieldin and Ahmed Rostom
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, World Bank and World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Sustainability of Demand Responsive Approaches to Rural Water Supply: The Case of Kerala
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8025
Luis Andres, Saubhik Deb, Martin P. Gambrill, Elisa Giannone, George Joseph, Pramod Kannath, Manish Kumar, P.K. Kurian, Rajesh Many and Abdu Muwonge
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, University of Chicago, World Bank, World Bank, Water and Sanitation Program - South Asia, The World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Urbanization and Development: Is Latin America and the Caribbean Different from the Rest of the World?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8019
Mark Roberts, Brian Blankespoor, Chandan Deuskar and Benjamin P. Stewart
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Pennsylvania and World Bank
Date Posted: April 11, 2017
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23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are Tobacco Taxes Really Regressive? Evidence from Chile
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7988
Alan Fuchs and Francisco Jalles Meneses
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) and Duke University
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Design of a Multi-Stage Stratified Sample for Poverty and Welfare Monitoring with Multiple Objectives: A Bangladesh Case Study
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7989
Faizuddin Ahmed, Dipankar Roy Sr., Monica Yanez Pagans and N. Yoshida
World Bank, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Regional Dimensions of Recent Weakness in Investment: Drivers, Investment Needs and Policy Responses
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7991
Ekaterine Vashakmadze, Gerard Kambou, Derek Hung Chiat Chen, Boaz Nandwa, Yohei Okawa and Dana Vorisek
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and World Bank
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Rising Incomes and Inequality of Access to Infrastructure Among Latin American Households
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7987
Marianne Fay and Stéphane Straub
World Bank and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Seasonality of Rural Finance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7986
Shahidur R. Khandker, Hussain A. Samad and Syed Badruddoza
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank and Washington State University
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Stocktaking of Global Forced Displacement Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7985
Zara Inga Sarzin
World Bank
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Weakness in Investment Growth: Causes, Implications and Policy Responses
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7990
Ayhan Kose, Franziska Ohnsorge, Lei (Sandy) Ye and Ergys Islamaj
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 13, 2017
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33 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Agent Banking in a Highly Under-Developed Financial Sector: Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7984
Xavier Giné, Sven Harten, Anca Bogdana Rusu and Robert Cull
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
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20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Special Study on Benchmarking the Quality of Project Economic Analysis for the South Asia Region
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7983
Kene Ezemenari and Xiao Ye
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Direct and Indirect Costs of Tax Treaty Policy: Evidence from Ukraine
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7982
Oleksii Balabushko, Sebastian Beer, Jan Loeprick and Felipe Pinto Vallada
World Bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), Vienna University of Economics and Business and Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
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21 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Agriculture in Africa -- Telling Myths from Facts: A Synthesis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7979
Luc Christiaensen
World Bank
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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41 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Vertical Specialization Increase Productivity?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7978
Cristina Neagu, Aaditya Mattoo and Michele Ruta
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Economic Research Division, WTO
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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123 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Horizontal Depth: A New Database on the Content of Preferential Trade Agreements
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7981
Claudia Hofmann, Alberto Osnago and Michele Ruta
World Bank, World Bank and Economic Research Division, WTO
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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56 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Public Mosquito Abatement: A Cluster Randomized Experiment
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7980
Josselin Thuilliez and Yves Dumont
CERSA/CNRS and CIRAD - UMR Innovation
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A Firm of One's Own: Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints and Occupational Choice
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7977
Andrew Peter Brudevold-Newman, Maddalena Honorati, Pamela Jakiela and Owen W. Ozier
University of Maryland, World Bank, University of Maryland and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are Capital Flows Fickle? Increasingly? And Does the Answer Still Depend on Type?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7972
Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta and Oliver Masetti
University of California, Berkeley, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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46 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Assessing the Accuracy of Electricity Demand Forecasts in Developing Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7974
Jevgenijs Steinbuks
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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27 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Distribution of Consumption Expenditure in East Asia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7968
La-Bhus Fah Jirasavetakul and Christoph Lakner
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Dynamics of Child Development: Analysis of a Longitudinal Cohort in a Very Low Income Country
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7973
Emanuela Galasso, Ann Weber and Lia C. H. Fernald
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley - School of Public Health
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimating Poverty Using Cell Phone Data: Evidence from Guatemala
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7969
Marco Hernandez, Lingzi Hong, Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Andrew Whitby and Enrique Frias-Martinez
World Bank, University of Maryland, University of Maryland, World Bank and Telefonica Research
Date Posted: February 27, 2017
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39 downloads


 

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