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1.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,607
2.

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 2,531
3.

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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4.

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)
Downloads 2,311
5.

Measuring Empowerment in Practice: Structuring Analysis and Framing Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3510
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,077
6.

Social Capital, Household Welfare, and Poverty in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2148
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development
Downloads 1,919
7.

Micro-Finance and Poverty: Evidence Using Panel Data from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2945
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,823
8.

Does Micro-Credit Empower Women? Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2998
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 1,804
9.

Scaling-Up Microfinance for India's Rural Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3646
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group - Finance and Private Sector Division (WBIFP) and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
Downloads 1,774
10.

Sustainability of Microfinance Self Help Groups in India: Would Federating Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3516
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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11.

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
12.

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
13.

Poverty, Education, and Health in Indonesia: Who Benefits from Public Spending?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2739
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Downloads 1,476
14.

Small and Medium Enterprises, Growth, and Poverty: Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3178
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,467
15.

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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16.

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
Downloads 1,398
17.

The Mystery of the Vanishing Benefits: Ms. Speedy Analyst's Introduction to Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2153
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 1,354
18.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Role of Infrastructure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3163
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,341
19.

China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3408
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 1,287
20.

Rural Finance for Growth and Poverty Alleviation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1593
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - South Asia Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,284
21.

Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transition Economies: Progress, Problems, and the Promise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3282
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,199
22.

Evaluating the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Lessons from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3119
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America & the Caribbean Region and University of the Americas, Puebla
Downloads 1,177
23.

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 1,169
24.

Can We Discern the Effect of Globalization on Income Distribution? Evidence from Household Budget Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2876
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1,071
25.

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
Downloads 1,041
26.

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
Downloads 1,017
27.

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
28.

Pricing Irrigation Water: A Literature Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2449
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
Downloads 984
29.

Issues in Measuring and Modeling Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1615
Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 967
30.

The Scaling-Up of Microfinance in Bangladesh: Determinants, Impact, and Lessons

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3398
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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31.

Malnutrition and Poverty in Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2967
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 929
32.

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 928
33.

Toward Better Regulation of Private Pension Funds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1791
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Jul 1997
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 927
34.

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 923
35.

The Long-Run Economic Costs of Aids: Theory and an Application to South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3152
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Heidelberg - South Asia Institute (SAI), World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch
Downloads 921
36.

When is Growth Pro-Poor? Evidence from the Diverse Experiences of India's States

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2263
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 897
37.

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 876
38.

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)
Downloads 836
39.

Land Rights and Economic Development: Evidence from Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3120
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 814
40.

Ex-Ante Evaluation of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: The Case of Bolsa Escola

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2916; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Paris School of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
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41.

Ethnic Minority Development in Vietnam: A Socioeconomic Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2836
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Bentley University - Department of Mathematical Sciences and Global Studies, Suffolk University - Department of Economics and Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City - Department of Geography
Downloads 774
42.

Health and Poverty in Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2966
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Downloads 773
43.

What Determines the Quality of Institutions?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2764
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank Group
Downloads 773
44.

Energy Price Increases in Developing Countries: Case Studies of Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, and Zimbabwe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1442
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics
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45.

Religious School Enrollment in Pakistan: A Look at the Data

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-024; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 749
46.

Inequality is Bad for the Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3677
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 725
47.

Belief Systems and Durable Inequalities: An Experimental Investigation of Indian Caste

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3351
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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48.

Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1530
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 701
49.

Growth and Poverty in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1405
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 690
50.

Poverty and Economic Growth in Egypt, 1995-2000

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3068
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The American University in Cairo - School of Business and Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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