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1.

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 1,532
2.

Direct Support to Private Firms: Evidence on Effectiveness

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3170
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 386
3.

Banking in Developing Countries in the 1990s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3168
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 372
4.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3199
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Combining Insurance, Contingent Debt, and Self-Retention in an Optimal Corporate Risk Financing Strategy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3167
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 218
6.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3175
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 201
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The International Finance Corporation's MBA Survey: How Developing Country Firms Rate Local Business School Training

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3182
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Lahore School of Economics - Department of Economics
Downloads 159
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Production and Cost Functions and Their Application to the Port Sector: A Literature Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3123
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Universidad de Chile and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
Downloads 234
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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
Working Paper Series
Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Carleton University

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Downloads 195
10.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3151
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Universidad de Chile and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
Downloads 149
11.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3130
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 123
12.

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 2,104
13.

Ownership Structure and Initial Public Offerings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3103
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and World Bank
Downloads 589
14.

The Emerging Project Bond Market: Covenant Provisions and Credit Spreads

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3095
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
Downloads 518
15.

Designing Natural Gas Distribution Concessions in a Megacity: Tradeoffs between Scale Economies and Information Disclosure in Mexico City

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2538
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 140
16.

Creating Partnerships for Capacity Building in Developing Countries: The Experience of the World Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3099
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Government of the United States of America and World Bank
Downloads 122
17.

Do More Transparent Governments Govern Better?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3077
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 483
18.

Survey Techniques to Measure and Explain Corruption

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3071
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Downloads 290
19.

The Global Growth of Mutual Funds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3055
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Research Department and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 767
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Does a Country Need a Promotion Agency to Attract Foreign Direct Investment? A Small Analytical Model Applied to 58 Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3028
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)
Downloads 637
21.

The Insurance Industry in Mauritius

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3034
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 497
22.

Strategic Approaches to Science and Technology in Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3026
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 463
23.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3037
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 298
24.

The Role of Occupational Pension Funds in Mauritius

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3033
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 222
25.

Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3036
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 118
26.

Information Diffusion in International Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3032
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department, University of Geneva and World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)

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Downloads 90
27.

Tenure Security and Land-Related Investment: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2991
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Michigan State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 436
28.

An Introduction to Financial and Economic Modeling for Utility Regulators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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 383
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Land Sales and Rental Markets in Transition: Evidence from Rural Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3013
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Michigan State University

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2992
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), Michigan State University, Addis Ababa University, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 312
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Evaluation of Financial Liberalization: A General Equilibrium Model with Constrained Occupation Choice

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and MIT - Department of Economics
Downloads 150
32.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2990
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 137
33.

Options for Financing Lifelong Learning

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2994
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
Downloads 103
34.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3012
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP) and Lehman Brothers, New York
Downloads 95
35.

Telecommunication Reform in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2983
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Ronald Coase Institute and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 409
36.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2974
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
Downloads 154
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Wage Differentials and State-Private Sector Employment Choice in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2959
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and CapAnalysis
Downloads 58
38.

Small- and Medium-Size Enterprise Financing in Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2933
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, IAE Business School - Universidad Austral and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 2,636
39.

Industrial Ownership and Environmental Performance: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2936
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Infrastructure and Environment Team and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
Downloads 286
40.

Mexico: In-Firm Training for the Knowledge Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2957
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Lead Economist and World Bank
Downloads 128
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Financing Patterns Around the World: The Role of Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2905
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 545
42.

Financial Regulatory Harmonization and the Globalization of Finance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2919
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Law School and World Bank

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43.

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2896
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Portland State University
Downloads 321
44.

Economic Structure, Productivity, and Infrastructure Quality in Southern Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2900
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, Cleveland State University - Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs and World Bank
Downloads 163
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Macroeconomic Effects of Private Sector Participation in Latin America's Infrastructure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2906
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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
Downloads 135
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Telecommunications Reform in Cote D'Ivoire

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2895
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and Université de Cocody
Downloads 125
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The Case for International Coordination of Electricity Regulation: Evidence from the Measurement of Efficiency in South America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2907
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
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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Downloads 95
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Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2890
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Montreal - Department of Economics
Downloads 713
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The Demand for Commodity Insurance by Developing Country Agricultural Producers: Theory and an Application to Cocoa in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2887
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 286
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Trends in the Education Sector from 1993-98

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2891
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 153