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1.

Democracy, Public Expenditures, and the Poor

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank
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2.

When is External Debt Sustainable?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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3.

Donor Fragmentation and Bureaucratic Quality in Aid Recipients

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University College London
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4.

To Serve the Community or Oneself: The Public Servant's Dilemma

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Nottingham, World Bank and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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5.

Location Decisions and Nongovernmental Organization Motivation: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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6.

Individual Attitudes Toward Corruption: Do Social Effects Matter?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction Group (PRMPR) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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7.

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

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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8.

Institutional Reform and the Judiciary: Which Way Forward?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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9.

Social Sector Expenditures and Rainy-Day Funds

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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10.

Ownership Structure and Initial Public Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and World Bank
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11.

Governance of Public Pension Funds: Lessons from Corporate Governance and International Evidence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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12.

Governance and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
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13.

Governance of Communicable Disease Control Services: A Case Study and Lessons from India

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and Johns Hopkins University - Department of International Health
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14.

Do More Transparent Governments Govern Better?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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15.

Survey Techniques to Measure and Explain Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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16.

Ghost Doctors: Absenteeism in Bangladeshi Health Facilities

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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17.

Causes and Consequences of Civil Strife: Micro-Level Evidence from Uganda

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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18.

Scaling Up Community-Driven Development: Theoretical Underpinnings and Program Design Implications

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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19.

Institutional Arrangements for Public Debt Management

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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20.

Regulation and Private Sector Investment in Infrastructure: Evidence from Latin America

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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21.

Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 125
22.

Institutions, Trade, and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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23.

Decentralization and Public Services: The Case of Immunization

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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24.

Vouchers for Basic Education in Developing Countries: A Principal-Agent Perspective

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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25.

Commodity Market Reform in Africa: Some Recent Experience

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, Global Research Institute, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank
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26.

Partisan Politics and Intergovernmental Transfers in India

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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27.

Telecommunication Reform in Ghana

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Ronald Coase Institute and Technology Policy Institute
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28.

The Social Impact of Social Funds in Jamaica: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Participation, Targeting, and Collective Action in Community-Driven Development

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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29.

Voice Lessons: Local Government Organizations, Social Organizations, and the Quality of Local Governance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Jakarta, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Independent
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30.

Fostering Community-Driven Development: What Role for the State?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent and Independent
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31.

Military Expenditure: Threats, Aid, and Arms Races

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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32.

Why is Son Preference so Persistent in East and South Asia? A Cross-Country Study of China, India, and the Republic of Korea

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Interdisciplinary Research Center of the Academic Sciences of China, and Population and Economy Research Institute, China Population Information and Research Center and Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs
Downloads 648
33.

The Determinants of Government Environmental Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Chinese Townships

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Downloads 208
34.

The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy and Economic Management in Oil-Exporting Countries

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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35.

Federal Politics and Budget Deficits: Evidence from the States of India

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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36.

Social Polarization, Political Institutions, and Country Creditworthiness

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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37.

The Case for International Coordination of Electricity Regulation: Evidence from the Measurement of Efficiency in South America

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), University of San Andres and University of San Andres (UMSA) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 98
38.

On the Governance of Public Pension Fund Management

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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39.

Environmental Performance Rating and Disclosure: China's Green-Watch Program

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team, World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Agricultural Economics, Nanjing University - School of Business and Nanjing University - School of Business
Downloads 387
40.

Does Liberte=Egalite? A Survey of the Empirical Links between Democracy and Inequality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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41.

A Little Engine that Could ... Domestic Private Companies and Vietnam's Pressing Need for Wage Employment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank and World Bank
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42.

The State of Corporate Governance: Experience from Country Assessments

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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43.

Tenure, Diversity, and Commitment: Community Participation for Urban Service Provision

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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44.

Administrative Barriers to Foreign Investment in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) and University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)
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45.

Public Spending and Outcomes: Does Governance Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2840
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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46.

On the Measurement and Impact of Fiscal Decentralization

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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47.

What Determines the Quality of Institutions?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank Group
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48.

The Role of Natural Resources in Fundamental Tax Reform in the Russian Federation

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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49.

Incomplete Enforcement of Pollution Regulation: Bargaining Power of Chinese Factories

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team, University of the West Indies (Bridgetown), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
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50.

Bridging the Economic Divide within Nations: A Scorecard on the Performance of Regional Development Policies in Reducing Regional Income Disparities

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and World Bank
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