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1.

Commodity Risk Management and Development

World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 1963
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Downloads 2,052
2.

Promoting Innovation in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Framework

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3554
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 May 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,383
3.

China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3408
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 1,265
4.

Rural Finance for Growth and Poverty Alleviation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1593
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - South Asia Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,234
5.

Dealing with Commodity Price Uncertainty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1667
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations
Downloads 996
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The Impact of Coffee Market Reforms on Producer Prices and Price Transmission

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3358
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
United Nations Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Downloads 919
7.

Pricing Irrigation Water: A Literature Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2449
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 903
8.

Rural Extension Services

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2976
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 786
9.

Dealing With the Coffee Crisis in Central America: Impacts and Strategies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2993
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank, Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) and World Bank
Downloads 583
10.

Applications of Negotiation Theory to Water Issues

FEEM Working Paper No. 65.05, University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 09/06, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3641
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Downloads 581
11.

Indonesia's Palm Oil Subsector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1654
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations
Downloads 576
12.

Risk Modeling Concepts Relating to the Design and Rating of Agricultural Insurance Contracts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3392
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
North Carolina State University and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 545
13.

Using an Asset-Based Approach to Identify Drivers of Sustainable Rural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Central America: A Conceptual Framework

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3475
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 542
14.

Agricultural Extension: Generic Challenges and Some Ingredients for Solutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2129
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department
Downloads 531
15.

Shock Persistence and the Choice of Foreign Exchange Regime - an Empirical Note from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2371
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank

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Downloads 489
16.

Aid, Shocks, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2688
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Department of Economics and Centre for the Study of African Economoies, University of Oxford
Downloads 469
17.

Roads, Lands, Markets, and Deforestation: A Spatial Model of Land Use in Belize

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1444
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Independent Evaluation Group and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 467
18.

Standards and Agro-Food Exports from Developing Countries: Rebalancing the Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3348
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Guelph - Department of Agricultural Economics and Business
Downloads 467
19.

Developing Rainfall-Based Index Insurance in Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2577
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Kentucky - College of Agriculture - Department of Agricultural Economics, World Bank, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank and Munich Re
Downloads 424
20.

Strategic Approaches to Science and Technology in Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3026
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 423
21.

Small-Scale Irrigation Dams, Agricultural Production, and Health: Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3494
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 410
22.

The Determinants of Agricultural Production: A Cross-Country Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1827
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 407
23.

Tenure Security and Land-Related Investment: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2991
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Michigan State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 406
24.

Agricultural Trade Reform and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3396; IIIS Discussion Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES)
Downloads 398
25.

A Race to the Top? A Case Study of Food Safety Standards and African Exports

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2563
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 397
26.

Comparison of Institutional Arrangements for River Basin Management in Eight Basins

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3636
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank
Downloads 392
27.

Agriculture and the Macroeconomy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1967
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Department of Agricultural Economics
Downloads 387
28.

Productivity Growth and Convergence in Agriculture and Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2171
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Syracuse University - Department of Economics
Downloads 374
29.

Global Trade and Food Safety: Winners and Losers in a Fragmented System

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2689
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 353
30.

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Household Welfare in Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3541
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 352
31.

Land Sales and Rental Markets in Transition: Evidence from Rural Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Michigan State University

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Downloads 328
32.

Why Liberalization Alone Has Not Improved Agricultural Productivity in Zambia: The Role of Asset Ownership and Working Capital Constraints

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2302
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 319
33.

How does the Composition of Public Spending Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3555
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 May 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Poverty Reduction Group (PRMPR), Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and World Bank
Downloads 317
34.

The Wage Labor Market and Inequality in Vietnam in the 1990s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2896
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Portland State University
Downloads 317
35.

Corporate Control in Central Europe and Russia: Should Banks Own Shares?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1481
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 310
36.

Explaining Agricultural and Agrarian Policies in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1765
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 303
37.

Achieving Accountability through Decentralization: Lessons for Integrated River Basin Management

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3346
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 298
38.

Genetically Modified Rice Adoption: Implications for Welfare and Poverty Alleviation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3380
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Adelaide - Centre for International Economic Studies (CIES), World Trade Organization (WTO) and Danish Research Institute of Food Economics (FOI) - Agricultural Policy Division
Downloads 298
39.

Agricultural Trade Liberalization in the Uruguay Round: One Step Forward, One Step Back?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1500
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 295
40.

Crop Insurance in Karnataka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3654
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Munich Re and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 295
41.

Sugar Policy and Reform

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2602
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations and Centre for International Economics
Downloads 293
42.

Agriculture and National Welfare Around the World: Causality and International Heterogeneity Since 1960

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3499
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chile - Department of Economics and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 289
43.

Determinants of Agricultural Growth in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2803
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Agricultural Economics and Management and Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations
Downloads 288
44.

Market and Non-market Transfers of Land in Ethiopia: Implications for Efficiency, Equity, and Non-farm Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2992
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Michigan State University, Addis Ababa University, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 276
45.

Marketing Externalities and Market Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2839
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Downloads 273
46.

The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2887
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Athens - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 271
47.

Cross-Sectional Analyses of Climate Change Impacts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3350
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Royal & Sun Alliance, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, Commodity Hedges, United Nations Development Programme, World Bank - Human Development, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Commodity Hedges
Downloads 267
48.

Nonfarm Income, Inequality, and Poverty in Rural Egypt and Jordan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2572
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 266
49.

The Effects on Growth of Commodity Price Uncertainty and Shocks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2455
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Centre for the Study of African Economoies, University of Oxford
Downloads 264
50.

The Green Revolution and the Productivity Paradox: Evidence from the Indian Punjab

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2234
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 259