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1.

Developing Public-Private Partnership Initiatives in the Middle East and North Africa: From Public Debt to Maximizing Finance for Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8863
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 8
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Preventing Violence in the Most Violent Contexts: Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8862
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 May 2019 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Asia School of Business
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3.

Small African Economies in a More Uncertain Global Trade Environment: The Potential Impact of Post-Agoa Scenarios for Lesotho

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8861
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 May 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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4.

Identifying the Vulnerable to Poverty from Natural Disasters: The Case of Typhoons in the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8857
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences and World Bank
Downloads 19
5.

Trade Integration and Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8859
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 19
6.

The Economics of Sustainability: Causes and Consequences of Energy Market Transformation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8858
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 16
7.

Exploring Carbon Pricing in Developing Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8860
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank, KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and Drop-Out Behavior

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6545
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2019 Last Revised: 19 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Malawi National AIDS Commission, Yale School of Management and World Bank

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Downloads 203
9.

Voice and Punishment: A Global Survey Experiment on Tax Morale

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8855
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8854
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 9
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Learning from Power Sector Reform: The Case of the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8853
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 May 2019 Last Revised: 14 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 3
12.

Productivity Growth: Patterns and Determinants Across the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8852
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 66
13.

The Apprenticeship-to-Work Transition: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8851
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 May 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 10
14.

The Economics of International Student and Scholar Mobility: Directions for Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8848
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Ministry of Health, Singapore
Downloads 23
15.

The Rise of Domestic Capital Markets for Corporate Financing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8844
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 16
16.

The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8849
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Downloads 11
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Welfare Effects of Introducing Competition in the Telecom Sector in Djibouti

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8850
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 May 2019 Last Revised: 17 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, The World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
Downloads 6
18.

Combining Growth and Gender Diagnostics for the Benefit of Both

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8847
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 5
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Can Micro-Credit Support Public Health Subsidy Programs?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8846
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and University of Kent
Downloads 3
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Labelled Loans, Credit Constraints and Sanitation Investments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8845
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), University of Kent and World Bank
Downloads 3
21.

Learning from Power Sector Reform: The Case of Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8842
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 7
22.

Tracking the Sustainable Development Goals: Emerging Measurement Challenges and Further Reflections

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8843
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank- Development Data Group (DECDG) and World Bank

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23.

Distributional Effects of Competition: A Simulation Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8838
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 03 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Université Laval - Département d'Économique, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Downloads 16
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The Impact of Minimum Wage Hikes on Employment and Wages in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8839
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 03 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 6
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Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment: Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8840
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 5
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Uncertainty in Ex-Ante Poverty and Income Distribution: Insights from Output Growth and Natural Resource Country Typologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8841
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 27 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Development Research Group, The World Bank
Downloads 4
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Factions, Local Accountability, and Long-Term Development: County-Level Evidence from a Chinese Province

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8837
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Shandong University, Peking University - School of Government, World Bank and Peking University - China Center for Economic Research (CCER)
Downloads 10
28.

Replication Redux: The Reproducibility Crisis and the Case of Deworming

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8835
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 24
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Measuring the Unmeasured: Combining Technology and Behavioral Insights to Improve Measurement of Business Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8836
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, IDinsight and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 19
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The Effects of Pollution and Business Environment on Firm Productivity in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8834
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 9
31.

The Rise of Star Firms: Intangible Capital and Competition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8832
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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32.

Exploring the Heterogeneous Effects of Export Promotion

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8833
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva, Université de Genève, GSEM and University of Geneva - Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Downloads 3
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The Social Lives of Married Women: Peer Effects in Female Autonomy and Investments in Children

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8831
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Downloads 13
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Financial Inclusion in the Europe and Central Asia Region: Recent Trends and a Research Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8830
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 16
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Trade Wars: What Do They Mean? Why are They Happening Now? What are the Costs?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8829
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University

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Trading Off the Income Gains and the Inequality Costs of Trade Policy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8825
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 26
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Labor Market Impacts and Responses: The Economic Consequences of a Marine Environmental Disaster

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8827
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), Binghamton University, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 19
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Can Scholarships Increase High School Graduation Rates? Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8826
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University College London - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Auction Length and Prices: Evidence from Random Auction Closing in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8828
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Human, Social, and Political Science
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Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8824
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
The World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice, World Bank, World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice and The Commitment to Equity Institute
Downloads 11
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Food Prices, Access to Markets and Child Undernutrition in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8823
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and The World Bank
Downloads 7
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Learning from Power Sector Reform: The Case of Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8820
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Graduate School of Business and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 9
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Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers'Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8821
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics, Yale University, UC Berkeley and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Downloads 6
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Does School Safety and Classroom Disciplinary Climate Hinder Learning? Evidence from the MENA Region

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. WSP8822
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 4
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Learning from Power Sector Reform: The Case of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8819
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Graduate School of Business and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Graduate School of Business
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Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8818
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Basel - Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, World Bank and The World Bank
Downloads 11
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Assessing the Value of Market Access from Belt and Road Projects

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8815
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Chicago
Downloads 22
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How Mass Immigration Affects Countries with Weak Economic Institutions: A Natural Experiment in Jordan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8817
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and Middlebury College

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Education Spillovers in Farm Productivity: Revisiting the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8816
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Université Paris-Dauphine, PSL Research University
Downloads 3
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E-Commerce Development and Household Consumption Growth in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8810
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Cornell University, Department of Economics, Students and Peking University - National School of Development
Downloads 42