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1.

Democracy, Public Expenditures, and the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3164
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank
Downloads 406
2.

When is External Debt Sustainable?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3200
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 388
3.

Donor Fragmentation and Bureaucratic Quality in Aid Recipients

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3186
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University College London
Downloads 240
4.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3187
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Nottingham, World Bank and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Downloads 186
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Location Decisions and Nongovernmental Organization Motivation: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3176
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 161
6.

Individual Attitudes Toward Corruption: Do Social Effects Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3122
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction Group (PRMPR) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 799
7.

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
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
Downloads 765
8.

Institutional Reform and the Judiciary: Which Way Forward?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3134
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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3131
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 78
10.

Ownership Structure and Initial Public Offerings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3103
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and World Bank
Downloads 589
11.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3110
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 366
12.

Governance and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3098
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics
Downloads 191
13.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3100
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and Johns Hopkins University - Department of International Health
Downloads 135
14.

Do More Transparent Governments Govern Better?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3077
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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15.

Survey Techniques to Measure and Explain Corruption

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3071
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Downloads 290
16.

Ghost Doctors: Absenteeism in Bangladeshi Health Facilities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3065
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 215
17.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3045
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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18.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3039
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 536
19.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3037
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 298
20.

Institutional Arrangements for Public Debt Management

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3021
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 295
21.

Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3036
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 118
22.

Institutions, Trade, and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 446
23.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 278
24.

Decentralization and Public Services: The Case of Immunization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2989
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 253
25.

Commodity Market Reform in Africa: Some Recent Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2995
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and World Bank
Downloads 192
26.

Partisan Politics and Intergovernmental Transfers in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 157
27.

Telecommunication Reform in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2983
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2970
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
Downloads 296
29.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2981
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Jakarta, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Independent
Downloads 209
30.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2969
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent and Independent
Downloads 200
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Military Expenditure: Threats, Aid, and Arms Races

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2927
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Downloads 697
32.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2942
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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 626
33.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2937
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Downloads 199
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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 1,713
35.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2915
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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36.

Social Polarization, Political Institutions, and Country Creditworthiness

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2920
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 146
37.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2907
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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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38.

On the Governance of Public Pension Fund Management

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2878
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 652
39.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2889
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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 377
40.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2875
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 96
41.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2873
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 86
42.

The State of Corporate Governance: Experience from Country Assessments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2858
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 518
43.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2862
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 106
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Administrative Barriers to Foreign Investment in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2848
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) and University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)
Downloads 720
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

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 1,172
47.

What Determines the Quality of Institutions?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2764
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank Group
Downloads 792
48.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2807
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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2756
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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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Bridging the Economic Divide within Nations: A Scorecard on the Performance of Regional Development Policies in Reducing Regional Income Disparities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2717
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and World Bank
Downloads 483