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1.

Some New Evidence on Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1531
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Grand Valley State University and Independent
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2.

Aid, Policies, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 569252
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 5,238
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How Tax Policy and Incentives Affect Foreign Direct Investment: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2509
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) and World Bank
Downloads 2,769
4.

Credit Risk Measurement Under Basel II: An Overview and Implementation Issues for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3556
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
BIS/Financial Stability Board and World Bank

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5.

Trade, Growth, and Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2615
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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6.

Commodity Risk Management and Development

World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 1963
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations, World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Downloads 2,059
7.

Global Logistics Indicators, Supply Chain Metrics, and Bilateral Trade Patterns

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3773
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and delete
Downloads 2,004
8.

Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Attract Foreign Direct Investment? Only a Bit…And They Could Bite

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3121
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,962
9.

How Foreign Investment Affects Host Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1745
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics
Downloads 1,920
10.

Mutual Fund Investment in Emerging Markets: An Overview

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2529
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Downloads 1,736
11.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,624
12.

Infrastructure Project Finance and Capital Flows: A New Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1861
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,576
13.

Growth is Good for the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2587
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,494
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Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: Policies Also Matter

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2481
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)
Downloads 1,463
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Does Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms? In Search of Spillovers Through Backward Linkages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2923
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Department of Economics

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16.

Development Financing during a Crisis: Securitization of Future Receivables

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2582
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
CompuServe and World Bank
Downloads 1,321
17.

Remittances: Transaction Costs, Determinants, and Informal Flows

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3704
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Middle East and North Africa Region and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,304
18.

Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality since 1980

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3333
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 1,286
19.

The Anatomy of a Multiple Crisis: Why was Argentina Special and What Can We Learn From It?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3081
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 1,277
20.

Regional Cooperation, and the Role of International Organizations and Regional Integration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2872
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and University of Sussex
Downloads 1,238
21.

Foreign Bank Entry, Performance of Domestic Banks, and Sequence of Financial Liberalization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3416
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - School of Business Administration and Peking University
Downloads 1,221
22.

Goals for Development: History, Prospects, and Costs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2819
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,166
23.

Measuring the International Mobility of Skilled Workers (1990-2000): Release 1.0

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3381
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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24.

Capital Flows to Latin America: Is There Evidence of Contagion Effects?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1619
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia University and Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
Downloads 1,110
25.

A Review of the Role and Impact of Export Processing Zones

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2238
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank
Downloads 1,096
26.

The Contribution of Skilled Immigration and International Graduate Students to U.S. Innovation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3588
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Ministry of Health, Singapore, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,072
27.

Globalization and Firms' Financing Choices: Evidence from Emerging Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2323; 3rd Annual Fin. Mkt. Dev. Conf., Hong Kong 2001; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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28.

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 1,042
29.

Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Countries, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2698
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,034
30.

Regionalism versus Multilateralism

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1687
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
Downloads 1,010
31.

International Cartel Enforcement: Lessons from the 1990s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2680
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 1,002
32.

Dealing with Commodity Price Uncertainty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1667
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department and Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations
Downloads 998
33.

Financial Policies and the Prevention of Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2683
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 962
34.

Major Trade Trends in East Asia: What are their Implications for Regional Cooperation and Growth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3084
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 958
35.

Land Reforms: Prospects and Strategies

Conference Paper, Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Washington D.C.; and MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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36.

How Stronger Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Affects International Trade Flows

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2051
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
IMD and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 940
37.

Emerging Markets Instability: Do Sovereign Ratings Affect Country Risk and Stock Returns?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2678
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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38.

Does Foreign Bank Penetration Reduce Access to Credit in Developing Countries? Evidence from Asking Borrowers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2716
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 926
39.

The Role of Special and Differential Treatment for Developing Countries in GATT and the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2388
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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40.

Risk Shifting and Long-Term Contracts: Evidence from the Ras Gas Project

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2469
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
Downloads 918
41.

Financial Development and Dynamic Investment Behavior: Evidence from Panel Vector Autoregression

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2913
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG) and Prometeia SpA
Downloads 898
42.

Building and Running General Equilibrium Models in EViews

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3197
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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43.

Globalization and the Challenge for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2618
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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44.

More Favorable and Differential Treatment of Developing Countries: Toward a New Approach in the World Trade Organization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3107
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, World Bank and University of Sussex
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45.

Do Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Increase International Technology Transfer? Empirical Evidence from U.S. Firm-Level Panel Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3305
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard Business School
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46.

Financial Development and Financing constraints: International Evidence from the Structural Investment Model

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2694
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
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47.

Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and International Technology Transfer: A Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2349
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics

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48.

Bankruptcy Around the World: Explanations of its Relative Use

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2865
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements and World Bank
Downloads 799
49.

International Cooperation and the Reform of Public Procurement Policies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3720
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Contract Risks and Credit Spread Determinants in the International Project Bond Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2712
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
Downloads 758