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1.

Financing Small and Medium-Size Enterprises with Factoring: Global Growth and Its Potential in Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3342
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and World Bank
Downloads 1,885
2.

Privatization and Restructuring in Central and Eastern Europe: Evidence and Policy Options

World Bank Technical Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 1997
Working Paper Series
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Bank for International Settlements and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 1,322
3.

How Stronger Patent Protection in India Might Affect the Behavior of Transnational Pharmaceutical Industries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2352
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,045
4.

Issues in Income Tax Reform in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Columbia Business School
Downloads 1,017
5.

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
6.

Quantifying the Impact of Technical Barriers to Trade: A Framework for Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2512
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 753
7.

Energy Price Increases in Developing Countries: Case Studies of Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, and Zimbabwe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1442
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
Downloads 735
8.

Agglomeration, Transport, and Regional Development in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3477
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission, World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 722
9.

Trade Credit, Financial Intermediary Development and Industry Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2695; 3rd Annual Fin. Mkt. Dev. Conference, Hong Kong 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)

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Downloads 707
10.

China's Employment Challenges and Strategies after the WTO Accession

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3522
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 661
11.

Controlling Industrial Pollution: A New Paradigm

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1672
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Policy Research Department, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 611
12.

Regulation, Productivity and Growth: OECD Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2944
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO)
Downloads 595
13.

Just How Big is Global Production Sharing?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1871
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 571
14.

Are Foreign Investors Attracted to Weak Environmental Regulations? Evaluating the Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3505
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team
Downloads 563
15.

Where Has All The Foreign Investment Gone In Russia?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2640
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank - Global Governance Group
Downloads 555
16.

New Tools for Studying Network Industry Reforms in Developing Countries: The Telecommunications and Electricity Regulation Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3286
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Technology Policy Institute, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Stanford University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 544
17.

Parallel Imports of Pharmaceutical Products in the European Union

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2630
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Centre for European Law and Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 541
18.

Privatization and Regulation of the Seaport Industry

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2181
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado and Independent
Downloads 538
19.

Labor Regulations and Industrial Relations in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1640
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics
Downloads 528
20.

The Industrial Pollution Projection System

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1431
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 488
21.

The Cost of Compliance with Product Standards for Firms in Developing Countries: An Econometric Study

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3590
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 474
22.

Assessing the Impact of the Investment Climate on Productivity Using Firm-Level Data: Methodology and the Cases of Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3621
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics and World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP)
Downloads 454
23.

The Investment Climate and the Firm: Firm-Level Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3003
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, Technology Policy Institute and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 452
24.

Evaluating the Case for Export Subsidies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2276
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 450
25.

Business Environment and Firm Entry: Evidence from International Data

World Bank Working Paper No. 3232
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank, European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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26.

Water Pollution Abatement by Chinese Industry: Cost Estimates and Policy Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1630
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department, Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics and World Bank
Downloads 409
27.

Productivity and the Investment Climate: What Matters Most?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3335
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank
Downloads 384
28.

Racing to the Bottom? Foreign Investment and Air Pollution in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2524
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Policy Research Department
Downloads 383
29.

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 364
30.

Core Indicators for Determinants and Performance of the Electricity Sector in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3599
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Heriot-Watt University - Economics, University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 361
31.

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
32.

Mine Closure and its Impact on the Community: Five Years After Mine Closure in Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3083
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank
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33.

Manufacturing Firms in Developing Countries: How Well Do They Do, and Why?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1965
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Business Environment and Economic Geography on Plant-Level Productivity: An Analysis of Indian Industry

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3664
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 316
35.

Diversity Matters: The Economic Geography of Industry Location in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3072
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Cleveland State University - Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and Temple University - Department of Geography and Urban Studies

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Downloads 313
36.

Do Standards Matter for Export Success?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3809
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
George Washington University, Osaka University - Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 310
37.

Preferential Trading in South Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3813
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 308
38.

What Improves Environmental Performance? Evidence from Mexican Industry

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1877
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Policy Research Department and World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team
Downloads 304
39.

East Asia's Dynamic Development Model and the Republic of Korea's Experiences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2987
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and George Washington University - Department of Economics
Downloads 289
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Industrial Ownership and Environmental Performance: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2936
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 283
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Investment Climate and International Integration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3323
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank - Research Department and World Bank
Downloads 276
42.

The Investment Decision: A Re-Examination of Competing Theories Using Panel Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1656
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 275
43.

Sustaining Urban Growth through Innovative Capacity: Beijing and Shanghai in Comparison

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3545
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Peking University - Department of Geography and Peking University - Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Downloads 273
44.

Road Freight Logistics, Competition, and Innovation: Downstream Benefits and Policy Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3768
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Downloads 269
45.

Infrastructure, Competition Regimes, and Air Transport Costs: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3355
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chile and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Downloads 267
46.

Trade and Production Fragmentation: Central European Economies in European Union Networks of Production and Marketing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2611
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Maryland
Downloads 265
47.

Two Decades of Reform: The Changing Organization Dynamics of Chinese Industrial Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3806
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 262
48.

Metropolitan Industrial Clusters: Patterns and Processes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3073
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Cleveland State University - Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and World Bank
Downloads 261
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Business Environment, Clustering, and Industry Location: Evidence from Indian Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3675
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 258
50.

Location, Concentration, and Performance of Economic Activity in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3268
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of California, Irvine and World Bank
Downloads 246