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1.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 22,596
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Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,395
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Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,366
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Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,207
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Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,818
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Aggregating Governance Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2195
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 6,033
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Governance Matters II: Updated Indicators for 2000-01

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 4,952
8.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,511
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Measuring Governance, Corruption, and State Capture: How Firms and Bureaucrats Shape the Business Environment in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2312
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
Downloads 4,118
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Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margins and Profitability: Some International Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1900
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 3,302
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The Changing Corporate Governance Paradigm: Implications for Transition and Developing Countries

Conference Paper, Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Washington D.C.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science and Universitaet Mannheim
Downloads 3,149
12.

Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

Univ. of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley

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Downloads 3,139
13.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,817
14.

Accountability and Corruption: Political Institutions Matter

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2708
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank - Research Department and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)

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Downloads 2,540
15.

Investor Protection, Ownership, and the Cost of Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2834
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 2,533
16.

Corruption in Economic Development: Beneficial Grease, Minor Annoyance, or Major Obstacle?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2048
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,379
17.

Corruption and Decentralized Public Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3824
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,350
18.

Decentralization and Service Delivery

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3603
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,140
19.

Measuring Empowerment in Practice: Structuring Analysis and Framing Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3510
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,061
20.

Financial Regulation and Performance: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2037
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Downloads 1,963
21.

A Framework for Regulating Microfinance Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2061
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,953
22.

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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Downloads 1,923
23.

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 1,888
24.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2899
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,668
25.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,628
26.

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 1,589
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Where Do We Stand on Transport Infrastructure Deregulation and Public-Private Partnership?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3356
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 1,472
28.

Decentralization: The Way Forward for Rural Development?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1475
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,450
29.

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 1,443
30.

The Regulation of Entry

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1904, KSG Working Paper No. 01-015; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2661
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,441
31.

Special Issues Relating to Corporate Governance and Family Control

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3406
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and National University of Singapore - Business School
Downloads 1,439
32.

Balance, Accountability, and Responsiveness: Lessons about Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,417
33.

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 1,390
34.

Democracy and Income Inequality: An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 411; World Bank Research Working Paper No. 2561
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,250
35.

Governance and Bank Valuation

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1699; World Bank Working Paper No. 3202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Williams College, European Central Bank (ECB) and UC Berkeley

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36.

Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transition Economies: Progress, Problems, and the Promise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3282
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,186
37.

On the Measurement and Impact of Fiscal Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2809
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 1,134
38.

Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Countries, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2698
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,037
39.

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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40.

The Impact of Regulation on Growth and Informality Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3623
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 1,025
41.

Transparency, Liberalization, and Financial Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2286
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 1,012
42.

Enforcement and Corporate Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3409
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science and Bank for International Settlements
Downloads 973
43.

Public Health in India: An Overview

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3787
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 967
44.

Tools for Legislative Oversight: An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3388
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Nazarbayev University and McGill University - Institute for the Study of International Development
Downloads 943
45.

Advances in Negotiation Theory: Bargaining, Coalitions and Fairness

FEEM Working Paper No. 66.05, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3642, University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Dept. of Economics Research Paper Series No. 08/06
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Downloads 923
46.

Risk Shifting and Long-Term Contracts: Evidence from the Ras Gas Project

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2469
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
Downloads 923
47.

Toward Better Regulation of Private Pension Funds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1791
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Jul 1997
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 921
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High-Level Rent-Seeking and Corruption in African Regimes: Theory and Cases

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1780
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and World Bank - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
Downloads 861
49.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Ibero-America-Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 841
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Regulation and Internet Use in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2979
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 838