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1.

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
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
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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
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Zimbabwe Economic Policy Analysis and Research Unit
3.

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)
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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
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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: 18 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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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: 18 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
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and The World Bank
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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
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9.

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
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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
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12.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Economic, Poverty and Environmental Impacts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8814
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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E-Commerce Participation and Household Income Growth in Taobao Villages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8811
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
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Famine and the Aid Response: Evidence from the Announcement of Famine-Like Conditions in the Republic of Yemen

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8812
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
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Evolution of Poor Food Access Over the Course of the Conflict in the Republic of Yemen

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8813
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
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From Currency Depreciation to Trade Reform: How to Take Egyptian Exports to New Levels?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8809
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Cairo University
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17.

Who Wins, Who Loses? Understanding the Spatially Differentiated Effects of the Belt and Road Initiative

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8806
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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Measuring What Matters in Global Value Chains and Value-Added Trade

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8804
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Bank of Italy and Bank of Italy
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The Belt and Road Initiative: Reshaping Economic Geography in Central Asia?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8807
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, World Bank and University of Oxford
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Out-of-Pocket Expenditures on Health: A Global Stocktake

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8808
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Distributional Effects of Tobacco Taxation: A Comparative Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8805
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP), World Bank and Harvard University - Center for Business and Government
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22.

Family Firms and Contractual Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8803
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit and Dartmouth College
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Rural Roads, Poverty, and Resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8800
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI and World Bank
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What Works to Reduce Inequalities in Higher Education? A Systematic Review of the (Quasi-)Experimental Literature on Outreach and Financial Aid

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8802
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Sciences Po - Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC) and World Bank
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25.

Common Transport Infrastructure: A Quantitative Model and Estimates from the Belt and Road Initiative

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8801
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and Economic Research Division, WTO
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26.

Micro-Equity for Microenterprises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8799
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford - Wolfson College
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Electrification and Women's Empowerment: Evidence from Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8796
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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28.

Of Governance and Revenue: Participatory Institutions and Tax Compliance in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8797
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Miami, Boise State University and World Bank
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Accounting for Regional Differences in Mother and Child Health: Bangladesh, West Bengal, Bihar, and Jharkhand

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8798
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Policy Research Department
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Mangroves for Coastal Protection: Evidence from Hurricanes in Central America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8795
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University, University of Umea - Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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31.

International Willingness to Pay for the Protection of the Amazon Rainforest

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8775
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Resources for the Future, World Bank and Duke University
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32.

Inflation and Exchange Rate Pass-Through

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8780
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group, World Bank and Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics
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33.

Inflation Expectations: Review and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8785
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, World Bank, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and World Bank

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34.

Returns to Investment in Education: The Case of Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8789
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Georgetown University and Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics
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Why Do Fiscal Multipliers Depend on Fiscal Positions?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8784
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Development Prospects Group at the World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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36.

Employment in South Asia: A New Dataset

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8779
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - South Asia Chief Economist Office, World Bank and World Bank
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Estimating Small Area Population Density Using Survey Data and Satellite Imagery: An Application to Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8776
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Geography, World Bank and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
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Debt in Low-Income Countries: Evolution, Implications, and Remedies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8794
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Low Tax Jurisdictions and Preferential Regimes: Policy Gaps in Developing Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8778
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Pioneering Firms in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: Why and How Development Finance Institutions Should Support Them

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8774
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, World Bank and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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Adding Space to the International Business Cycle

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8786
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Swept by the Tide? The International Comovement of Capital Flows

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8787
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Firms'And States'Responses to Laxer Environmental Standards

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8781
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region
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Fiscal Policy and Economic Activity in South Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8792
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - South Asia Chief Economist Office and Goethe University Frankfurt
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Firm Dynamics, Job Outcomes, and Productivity: South African Formal Businesses, 2010-14

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8788
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Government of the Republic of South Africa - South Africa National Treasury, Government of the Republic of South Africa - South Africa National Treasury and Government of the Republic of South Africa - South Africa National Treasury
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Mobilizing Resources for Education and Improving Spending Effectiveness: Establishing Realistic Benchmarks Based on Past Trends

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8773
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
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Estimation of the Ex Ante Distribution of Returns for a Portfolio of U.S. Treasury Securities Via Deep Learning

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8790
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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48.

Import Uncertainty and Export Dynamics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8793
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Fondation Pour les Etudes et Recherches Sur le Développement International (FERDI) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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What Explains Latin America's Low Share of Industrial Employment?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8791
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
DECRG, The World Bank
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50.

The Three-Gap Model of Health Worker Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8782
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland, University of Maryland, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania and World Bank
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