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1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5430
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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Aggregating Governance Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2195
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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3.

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)
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4.

Financial Development and Economic Growth: Views and Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1678
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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5.

Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1690; A1.213 Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank

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6.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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7.

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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8.

The Effects of Infrastructure Development on Growth and Income Distribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3400
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Chile and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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9.

Finance and the Sources of Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2057
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank - Research Department
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10.

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 1,948
11.

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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12.

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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13.

The Social Rate of Return on Infrastructure Investments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2390
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,699
14.

The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy and Economic Management in Oil-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2899
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,691
15.

Pro-Poor Growth: A Primer

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3242
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 1,686
16.

Nonperforming Loans in Sub-Saharan Africa: Causal Analysis and Macroeconomic Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3769
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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17.

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 1,568
18.

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)
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19.

Decentralization: The Way Forward for Rural Development?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1475
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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20.

Balance, Accountability, and Responsiveness: Lessons About Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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21.

R&D and Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3024
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit
Downloads 1,412
22.

Aid, Policies, and Growth: Revisiting the Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3251
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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23.

Promoting Innovation in Developing Countries: A Conceptual Framework

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3554
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 May 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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24.

Volatility and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3184
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,375
25.

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 1,334
26.

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)
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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 - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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28.

On the Measurement and Impact of Fiscal Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2809
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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29.

An Analysis of South Africa's Value Added Tax

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3671
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Development Prospects Group, The World Bank, South Africa National Treasury, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and United States Naval Academy - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,136
30.

Efficiency of Public Spending in Developing Countries: An Efficiency Frontier Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3645
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Northern Trust Asset Management

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31.

Trade Structure and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3025
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit
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32.

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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33.

Foreign Direct Investment and Poverty Reduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2613
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, East West Management Institute, Washington DC and World Bank
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34.

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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35.

China's Growth and Poverty Reduction: Recent Trends between 1990 and 1999

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2651
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Peking University
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36.

Stock Market Development and Long-Run Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1582
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,014
37.

Asset Distribution, Inequality, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2375
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 1,004
38.

The Relative Richness of the Poor? Natural Resources, Human Capital, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3484
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
School of Business, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez and Central Bank of Chile
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39.

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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40.

The Peace Dividend: Military Spending Cuts and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1577
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank

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41.

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
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42.

The Ghost of Financing Gap: How the Harrod-Domar Growth Model Still Haunts Development Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1807
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
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43.

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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44.

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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45.

Risk, Taxpayers, and the Role of Government in Project Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1688
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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46.

Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education on Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3610
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Goettingen (Gottingen) - Ibero-America-Institute for Economic Research
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47.

How Did Highly Indebted Poor Countries Become Highly Indebted? Reviewing Two Decades of Debt Relief

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2225
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
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48.

Reform, Growth, and Poverty in Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2837
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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49.

Contingent Government Liabilities: A Hidden Risk for Fiscal Stability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1989
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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50.

Bank Concentration and Crises

University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Working Paper; and World Bank Policy Research Paper No. 3041
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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