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1.

The Projection of Development: Cinematic Representation as An(Other) Source of Authoritative Knowledge?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6491
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Glasgow - School of Social and Political Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Migration and Remittances in the Former Soviet Union Countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus: What are the Long-Term Macroeconomic Consequences?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9111
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Europe and Central Asia Region
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3.

Macro-Financial Aspects of Climate Change

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9109
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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4.

Migration in Libya: A Spatial Network Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9110
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Naples Parthenope, University of Florida and World Bank
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What Aspects of Formality Do Workers Value? Evidence from a Choice Experiment in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9108
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Independent Consultant, RAND Corporation - Labor and Population and RAND Corporation

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Stages of Development of Payment Systems: Leapfrogging Across Countries and Mena's Place in the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9104
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
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The Spillovers of Employment Guarantee Programs on Child Labor and Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9106
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
Department of Economics, University of Virginia and Nanjing Audit University - Institute of Urban Development
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8.

Free Primary Education, Fertility, and Women's Access to the Labor Market: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9105
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
Bates College

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9.

Free Movement and Affordable Housing: Public Preferences for Reform in Uzbekistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9107
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Using Labor Supply Elasticities to Learn about Income Inequality: The Role of Productivities versus Preferences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9102
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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11.

The External Wealth of Arab Nations: Structure, Trends, and Policy Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9103
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, George Washington University and Cairo University
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The Targeting Benefit of Conditional Cash Transfers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9101
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 07 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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13.

Gender Bias in SME Lending: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9100
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Firms Far Up: Productivity, Agglomeration, and High-Growth Firms in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9099
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Have Robots Grounded the Flying Geese?: Evidence from Greenfield FDI in Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9097
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department and University of Oxford
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16.

Trade and Female Labor Participation: Stylized Facts Using a Global Dataset

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9098
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
The WorldBank Group and World Bank
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17.

Decline in Wage Inequality in Brazil: A Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9096
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Insper and Insper Institute of Education and Research
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Lights Off, Lights On: The Effects of Electricity Shortages on Small Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9093
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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How Technology Adoption and Trade are Shaping Indonesian Labor Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9095
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice and World Bank
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Effects over the Life of a Program: Evidence from an Education Conditional Cash Transfer Program for Girls

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9094
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Maryland - College Park and World Bank
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An Empirical Investigation of Trade Diversion and Global Value Chains

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9089
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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Trade, Global Value Chains and GDP Comovemement: An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9091
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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23.

Inflation Dynamics and Global Value Chains

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9090
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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Can Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery Measure Economic Activity at Small Geographies? Evidence from Landsat in Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9088
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
New Light Technologies, USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking and Comcast Applied AI Research
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25.

Foreign Direct Investment and Female Entrepreneurship

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9083
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, The World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Addressing High School Dropouts with a Scalable Intervention: The Case of Poder

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9085
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Bank and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Product Market Competition, Productivity, and Jobs: The Case of South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9084
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and Independent
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The Medium Term Impacts of Cash and In-Kind Food Transfers on Learning

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9086
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Naval Postgraduate School and Simon Fraser University (SFU)

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Group Incentives for the Public Good: A Field Experiment on Improving the Urban Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9087
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Trinity College (Dublin), Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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Factor Market Failures and the Adoption of Irrigation in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9092
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 24 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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31.

Gendered Laws

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9080
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Princeton University
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32.

Exiting Financial Repression: The Case of Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9082
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and National Bank of Ethiopia
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Effects of a Multi-Faceted Education Program on Enrollment, Equity, Learning, and School Management: Evidence from India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9081
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Washington and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Economics, Students
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34.

Quality Education and the Efficiency of Public Expenditure: A Cross-Country Comparative Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9077
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Financial Risk Management in Agriculture: Analyzing Data from a New Module of the Global Findex Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9078
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Markups, Market Imperfections, and Trade Openness: Evidence from Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9079
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Florence
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37.

Behavior Revealed in Mobile Phone Usage Predicts Credit Repayment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9074
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and Entrepreneurial Finance Lab
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Decomposing the Labor Productivity Gap between Upper-Middle-Income and High-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9073
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
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Free Riding in Loan Approvals: Evidence from SME Lending in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9072
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
InterAmerican Development Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Business School (HBS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Intergenerational Impact of Population Shocks on Children's Health: Evidence from the 1993-2001 Refugee Crisis in Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9075
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank Group
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Estimating Poverty for Refugee Populations: Can Cross-Survey Imputation Methods Substitute for Data Scarcity?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9076
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and World Bank Group

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Household Impacts of Tariffs: Data and Results from Agricultural Trade Protection

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9045
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Adaptive Safety Nets for Rural Africa: Drought-Sensitive Targeting with Sparse Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9071
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Independent and World Bank
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Basel III Implementation and SME Financing: Evidence for Emerging Markets and Developing Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9069
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Economics in Bratislava, Charles University in Prague and World Bank
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Improving Preschool Provision and Encouraging Demand: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Large-Scale Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9070
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank and World Bank
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The Financial Costs of the U.S.-China Trade Tensions: Evidence from East Asian Stock Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9068
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Management Practices in Croatia: Drivers and Consequences for Firm Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9067
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and Jawaharlal Nehru University - Centre for International Trade and Development
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Obesity and Food away from Home: What Drives the Socioeconomic Gradient in Excess Body Weight?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9066
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE), World Bank, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE) and World Bank Group, Kenya
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Third-Country Effects of Regional Trade Agreements: A Firm-Level Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9064
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID), World Bank and Economic Research Division, WTO
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Labor Market Analysis Using Big Data: The Case of a Pakistani Online Job Portal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9063
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta and World Bank
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