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1.

International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain: A Study of 24 Labor-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3069
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 3,334
2.

Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2881
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank

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Downloads 3,288
3.

Child Labor: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1454
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development and Cornell University
Downloads 3,207
4.

Globalization and Workers in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2958
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank

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Downloads 2,824
5.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2525
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Peking University and The World Bank
Downloads 2,495
6.

Skilled Migration: The Perspective of Developing Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2873, 2008 Industry Studies Conference Paper, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3382
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Université catholique de Louvain and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,870
7.

Child Labor and Schooling in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1844
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank
Downloads 1,731
8.

Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2027
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,512
9.

China's Pattern of Growth: Moving to Sustainability and Reducing Inequality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3767
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,315
10.

Remittances, Household Expenditure and Investment in Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3532
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,165
11.

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
Working Paper Series
Université catholique de Louvain and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Downloads 1,117
12.

Microeconomic Evidence of Creative Destruction in Industrial and Developing Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1374; Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers No. TI 2004-114/3; World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 3464
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs
Downloads 1,042
13.

The Impact of Regulation on Growth and Informality Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3623
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 1,040
14.

Is a Guaranteed Living Wage a Good Anti-Poverty Policy?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3640
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Georgetown University
Downloads 923
15.

The Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment in a Low Income Country: An Evaluation Using the Difference-in-Differences Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2985
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Jakarta and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 863
16.

Remittances and Poverty in Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3418
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 805
17.

Globalization and the Gender Wage Gap

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3256
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vrije Universiteit

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Downloads 752
18.

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
19.

Gender Equality and Economic Development: The Role for Information and Communication Technologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3285
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 604
20.

Conditional Cash Transfers and the Equity-Efficiency Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3280
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 585
21.

An Evaluation of the Performance of Regression Discontinuity Design on Progresa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3386; IZA Discussion Paper No. 827
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute and World Bank
Downloads 573
22.

Should Core Labor Standards Be Imposed Through International Trade Policy?

World Bank Working Paper No. 1817
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 573
23.

International Migration, Remittances, and Poverty in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3179
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Tulane University - Accounting & Taxation and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 572
24.

The Role of Labor Unions in Fostering Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1469
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
Downloads 567
25.

Consumption, Health, Gender and Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3153
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
Downloads 557
26.

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 531
27.

The Informal Sector, Firm Dynamics and Institutional Participation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1988
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) and World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit
Downloads 514
28.

Public Enterprise Reform: A Challenge for the World Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 511
29.

Trade and Employment: Stylized Facts and Research Findings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3676
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and University of Sussex
Downloads 506
30.

Education and Earnings Inequality in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1949
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 499
31.

India in the Global Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1681
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 486
32.

Labor Market Distortions, Rural-Urban Inequality, and the Opening of China's Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3455
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Center for Global Trade Analysis and China Investment Corporation
Downloads 475
33.

Regulation and Macroeconomic Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3469
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 468
34.

Education and Earnings in a Transition Economy (Vietnam)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1920
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 450
35.

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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Downloads 441
36.

Workers' Remittances to Developing Countries: A Survey with Central Banks on Selected Public Policy Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3638
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 425
37.

Small-Scale Irrigation Dams, Agricultural Production, and Health: Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3494
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 415
38.

The Swiss Multi-Pillar Pension System: Triumph of Common Sense?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2416
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Social Policy Division and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 408
39.

An International Statistical Survey of Government Employment and Wages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1806
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent, Independent and United Airlines World Headquarters-WHQKB - Information Services Division
Downloads 407
40.

Gender, Time Use and Models of the Household

IZA Discussion Paper No. 796; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3233
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 405
41.

Why Should We Care About Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market, and Health Consequences of Child Labor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3479
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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42.

Boosting Productivity Via Innovation and Adoption of New Technologies: Any Role for Labor Market Institutions?

World Bank Working Paper No. 3273
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
Downloads 371
43.

Love Thy Neighbor: Trade, Migration and Social Capital

World Bank Working Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Downloads 364
44.

Employment, Labor Markets, and Poverty in Ghana: A Study of Changes During Economic Decline and Recovery

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1845
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Europe and Central Asia Region and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 356
45.

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Household Welfare in Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3541
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 354
46.

Indonesia: Labor Market Policies and International Competitiveness

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1515
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 339
47.

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
48.

The Consequences of Doubling the Minimum Wage: The Case of Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1643
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank

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49.

Labor Market Reforms, Growth, and Unemployment in Labor-Exporting Countries in the Middle East and North Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3328
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - School of Social Sciences, World Bank, Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and University of Copenhagen - Institute of Economics
Downloads 327
50.

Crime and Local Inequality in South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2925
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 324