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1.

Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2881
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank

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2.

International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain: A Study of 24 Labor-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3069
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 3,248
3.

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
Downloads 2,481
4.

Do Budgets Really Matter? Evidence from Public Spending on Education and Health in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1926
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and The World Bank
Downloads 1,875
5.

Child Labor and Schooling in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1844
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank
Downloads 1,673
6.

Who Owns the Media?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1919; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2620
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank, South Asia and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,587
7.

Poverty, Education, and Health in Indonesia: Who Benefits from Public Spending?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2739
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Downloads 1,463
8.

Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3618
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Independent
Downloads 1,441
9.

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 1,388
10.

Where Has All the Education Gone?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1581
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,268
11.

Goals for Development: History, Prospects, and Costs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2819
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,173
12.

Evaluating the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Lessons from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3119
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America & the Caribbean Region and University of the Americas, Puebla
Downloads 1,166
13.

The Structure of Social Disparities in Education: Gender and Wealth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2268
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,068
14.

Does Decentralization Increase Government Responsiveness to Local Needs? Evidence from Bolivia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2516
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics

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15.

Asset Distribution, Inequality, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2375
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 964
16.

Are Portfolio Flows to Emerging Markets Complementary or Competitive?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1360
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
European Commission, Delegation to India, Bhutan, Nepal, and the Maldives
Downloads 930
17.

The Long-Run Economic Costs of AIDS: Theory and an Application to South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3152
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Heidelberg - South Asia Institute (SAI), World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch
Downloads 920
18.

Dynamic Cities and Creative Clusters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3509
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Downloads 902
19.

Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education on Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3610
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
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University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Ibero-America-Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 838
20.

Sources of China's Economic Growth, 1952-1999: Incorporating Human Capital Accumulation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2650
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Peking University and World Bank - World Bank Institute (WBI)
Downloads 779
21.

Ex-ante Evaluation of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: The Case of Bolsa Escola

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2916; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Paris School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 778
22.

Religious School Enrollment in Pakistan: A Look at the Data

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-024; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
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Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 744
23.

The Political Economy of Public Spending on Education, Inequality, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3162
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
Downloads 743
24.

School Meals, Educational Achievement, and School Competition: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3523
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 686
25.

The Long-Term Legacy of the Khmer Rouge Period in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3446
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 652
26.

Argentina 1990s' Utilities Privatization: A Cure or a Disease?

World Bank Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES)
Downloads 591
27.

Child Nutrition, Child Health, and School Enrollment: A Longitudinal Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1700
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and World Bank
Downloads 588
28.

Estimating Wealth Effects without Expenditure Data or Tears: With an Application to Educational Enrollments in States of India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 579
29.

An Evaluation of the Performance of Regression Discontinuity Design on PROGRESA

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3386; IZA Discussion Paper No. 827
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute and World Bank
Downloads 572
30.

Democratization and Clientelism: Why Are Young Democracies Badly Governed?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3594
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 568
31.

What Factors Influence World Literacy? Is Africa Different?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3496
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 560
32.

Can Student Loans Improve Accessibility to Higher Education and Student Performance? An Impact Study of the Case of SOFES, Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3425
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis and World Bank
Downloads 506
33.

Household Schooling Decisions in Rural Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2541
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 503
34.

Education and Earnings Inequality in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1949
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 486
35.

The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Demographic and Health Survey Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1980
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 467
36.

Education and Earnings in a Transition Economy (Vietnam)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1920
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 450
37.

Inequality of Outcomes and Inequality of Opportunities in Brazil

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 630; World Bank Working Paper No. 3174
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Paris School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Department and Laboratory of Applied and Theoretical Economics (DELTA)
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38.

Educational Attainment in Developing Countries: New Estimates and Projections Disaggregated by Gender

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1489
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Maryland - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and World Bank
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39.

The Power of Information: Evidence from a Newspaper Campaign to Reduce Capture

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3239
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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40.

Human Capital and Growth: The Recovered Role of Education Systems

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2632
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - West Bank and Gaza Resident Mission
Downloads 385
41.

Why Should We Care about Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3479
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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42.

Making Education in China Equitable and Efficient

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1814
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Rural Development Sector
Downloads 366
43.

What Educational Production Functions Really Show: A Positive Theory of Education Spending

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1795
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
Downloads 365
44.

American Depositary Receipts (ADR) Holdings of U.S. Based Emerging Market Funds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3538
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and World Bank
Downloads 360
45.

Knowledge and Development: A Cross-Section Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3366
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 02 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 349
46.

Social Rights and Economics: Claims to Health Care and Education in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 349
47.

Public Health and Education Spending in Ghana in 1992-98: Issues of Equity and Efficiency

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2579
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank
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48.

Evaluating Training Programs for Small and Medium Enterprises: Lessons from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3760
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Lead Economist
Downloads 336
49.

Interpreting the Coefficient of Schooling in the Human Capital Earnings Function

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1790
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago
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50.

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