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1.

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

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,570
2.

Direct Support to Private Firms: Evidence on Effectiveness

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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3.

On the Measurement of Solvency of Insurance Companies: Recent Developments that Will Alter Methods Adopted in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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affiliation not provided to SSRN
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4.

Banking in Developing Countries in the 1990s

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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Combining Insurance, Contingent Debt, and Self-Retention in an Optimal Corporate Risk Financing Strategy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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6.

The Use of "Asset Swaps" by Institutional Investors in South Africa

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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7.

The International Finance Corporation's MBA Survey: How Developing Country Firms Rate Local Business School Training

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Lahore School of Economics - Department of Economics
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8.

Production and Cost Functions and Their Application to the Port Sector: A Literature Survey

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Universidad de Chile and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
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9.

Regional Integration and Technology Diffusion: The Case of the North America Free Trade Agreement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3132
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Carleton University

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10.

A Multioutput Cost Function for Port Terminals: Some Guidelines for Regulation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Universidad de Chile and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
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11.

The Role of Advocacy in Competition Policy: The Case of the Argentine Gasoline Market

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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12.

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

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Research Department
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13.

Ownership Structure and Initial Public Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and World Bank
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14.

The Emerging Project Bond Market: Covenant Provisions and Credit Spreads

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
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Creating Partnerships for Capacity Building in Developing Countries: The Experience of the World Bank

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, Government of the United States of America and World Bank
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17.

Do More Transparent Governments Govern Better?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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18.

Survey Techniques to Measure and Explain Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Downloads 309
19.

The Global Growth of Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 781
20.

Does a Country Need a Promotion Agency to Attract Foreign Direct Investment? A Small Analytical Model Applied to 58 Countries

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)
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21.

The Insurance Industry in Mauritius

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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22.

Strategic Approaches to Science and Technology in Development

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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23.

Regulation and Private Sector Investment in Infrastructure: Evidence from Latin America

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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24.

The Role of Occupational Pension Funds in Mauritius

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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25.

Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 125
26.

Information Diffusion in International Markets

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, University of Geneva and World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)

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27.

An Introduction to Financial and Economic Modeling for Utility Regulators

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), MacroConsulting S.A., World Bank and Universidad Nacional de Córdoba y Macroenergía S.A.
Downloads 489
28.

Tenure Security and Land-Related Investment: Evidence from Ethiopia

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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29.

Land Sales and Rental Markets in Transition: Evidence from Rural Vietnam

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development

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30.

Market and Non-Market Transfers of Land in Ethiopia: Implications for Efficiency, Equity, and Non-Farm Development

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Zhejiang University - China Academy for Rural Development, Addis Ababa University, World Bank and World Bank
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31.

Evaluation of Financial Liberalization: A General Equilibrium Model with Constrained Occupation Choice

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and MIT - Department of Economics
Downloads 155
32.

Ways Out of Poverty: Diffusing Best Practices and Creating Capabilities - Perspectives on Policies for Poverty Reduction

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 138
33.

Options for Financing Lifelong Learning

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
Downloads 106
34.

Just-in-Case Inventories: A Cross-Country Analysis

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Lehman Brothers, New York
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35.

Telecommunication Reform in Ghana

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Ronald Coase Institute and Technology Policy Institute
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36.

From Knowledge to Wealth: Transforming Russian Science and Technology for a Modern Knowlege Economy

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
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37.

Wage Differentials and State-Private Sector Employment Choice in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and CapAnalysis
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38.

Small- and Medium-Size Enterprise Financing in Eastern Europe

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, IAE Business School - Universidad Austral and World Bank - Research Department
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39.

Industrial Ownership and Environmental Performance: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 304
40.

Mexico: In-Firm Training for the Knowledge Economy

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Lead Economist and World Bank
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41.

Financing Patterns Around the World: The Role of Institutions

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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42.

Financial Regulatory Harmonization and the Globalization of Finance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Melbourne Law School and World Bank

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43.

The Wage Labor Market and Inequality in Vietnam in the 1990s

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Portland State University
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44.

Economic Structure, Productivity, and Infrastructure Quality in Southern Mexico

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, Cleveland State University - Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and World Bank
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Macroeconomic Effects of Private Sector Participation in Latin America's Infrastructure

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales - Dept. de Análisis Económico Aplicado, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Analisis Economico Aplicado
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46.

Telecommunications Reform in Cote D'Ivoire

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Southern California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and Université de Cocody
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47.

The Case for International Coordination of Electricity Regulation: Evidence from the Measurement of Efficiency in South America

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), University of San Andres and University of San Andres (UMSA) - Department of Economics

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48.

Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Montreal - Department of Economics
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49.

The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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National Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics
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50.

Trends in the Education Sector from 1993-98

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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World Bank
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