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1.

Debt Intolerance: Threshold Level and Composition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9276
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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2.

Female Business Leaders, Business and Cultural Environment, and Productivity Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9275
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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3.

Method Matters: Underreporting of Intimate Partner Violence in Nigeria and Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9274
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
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4.

Covariate Shocks and Child Undernutrition: A Review of Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9273
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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Improved Biomass Cookstove Use in the Longer Run - Results from a Field Experiment in Rural Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9272
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Addis Ababa University - Department of Economics, EfD Ethiopia, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Colby College - Department of Economics, Mekelle University - Department of Economics, Colby College, University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics and Statistics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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6.

Power to the Fiscal? An Exploration of the Use of Credit Ratings to Estimate the Expected Cost of a Guarantee of a Power-Purchase Agreement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9271
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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7.

The Important Role of Equivalence Scales: Household Size, Composition, and Poverty Dynamics in the Russian Federation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9270
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
National Research University Higher School of Economics, World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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8.

Demand for Safe Spaces: Avoiding Harassment and Stigma

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9269
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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9.

Winners and Losers from COVID-19: Global Evidence from Google Search

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9268
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Copenhagen, World Bank - Development Research Group and African Development Bank Group
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10.

Applied Services Trade Policy: A Guide to the Services Trade Policy Database and the Services Trade Restrictions Index

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9264
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex, The World Bank Group, World Trade Organization (WTO), affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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11.

Informality, Consumption Taxes and Redistribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9267
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Warwick and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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The Evolution of Services Trade Policy Since the Great Recession

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9265
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex, World Trade Organization (WTO), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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13.

Measuring Employment: Experimental Evidence from Urban Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9263
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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14.

Job Creation and Demand for Skills in Kosovo: What Can We Learn from Job Portal Data?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9266
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank and World Bank
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15.

Covid-19 Mortality in Rich and Poor Countries: A Tale of Two Pandemics?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9260
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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16.

Measuring Monetary Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: Data Gaps and Different Options to Address Them

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9259
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Lead Economist and World Bank

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Analyzing Flooding Impacts on Rural Access to Hospitals and Other Critical Services in Rural Cambodia Using Geo-Spatial Information and Network Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9262
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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18.

The Transformative Effects of Privatization in China: A Natural Experiment Based on Politician Career Concern

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9261
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of Banking and Finance, Peking University and World Bank
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19.

Infrastructure, Economic Growth, and Poverty: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9258
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Rutgers University and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Camden
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20.

The Sooner, the Better: The Early Economic Impact of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9257
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 28 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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21.

Pull Your Small Area Estimates Up by the Bootstraps

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9256
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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22.

Does Better Information Curb Customs Fraud?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9254
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI), World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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23.

The Insights and Illusions of Consumption Measurements

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9255
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), University of Padova and World Bank

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24.

Covid-19 and Food Protectionism: The Impact of the Pandemic and Export Restrictions on World Food Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9253
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The WorldBank Group and Economic Research Division, WTO
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25.

Remote-Learning, Time-Use, and Mental Health of Ecuadorian High-School Studentsduring the Covid-19 Quarantine

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9252
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Kassel, University of Kassel, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Leuphana University of Lueneburg and HEC Paris - Management & Human Resources
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26.

Do Different Types of Assets Have Differential Effects on Child Education? Evidence from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8071
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Transformational Climate Finance: Donors'Willingness to Support Deep and Transformational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Lower-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9251
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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28.

Lost Wages: The COVID-19 Cost of School Closures

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9246
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and The Brookings Institution
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29.

Nowcasting Economic Activity in Times of COVID-19: An Approximation from the Google Community Mobility Report

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9247
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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30.

A Multiple-Arm, Cluster-Randomized Impact Evaluation of the Clean India (Swachh Bharat) Mission Program in Rural Punjab, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9249
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from China and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9250
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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32.

Locking Crops to Unlock Investment: Experimental Evidence on Warrantage in Burkina Faso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9248
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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33.

Cross-Region Transfers in a Monetary Union: Evidence from the US and Some Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9244
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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34.

Study of the Distributional Performance of Piped Water Consumption Subsidies in 10 Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9245
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), World Bank, World Bank, University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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35.

Early-Life Access to a Basic Health Care Program and Adult Outcomes in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9243
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Saint Louis University - Department of Economics, Rice University and Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira

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36.

Determinants of Social Distancing and Economic Activity During COVID-19: A Global View

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9242
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Poverty and Economic Management Unit and World Bank
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Jobs' Amenability to Working from Home: Evidence from Skills Surveys for 53 Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9241
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and World Bank
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When Face-to-Face Interactions Become an Occupational Hazard: Jobs in the Time of COVID-19

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9240
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Oxford
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39.

Survival of Firms During Economic Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9239
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Department of Economics, George Mason University and World Bank

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Once NEET, Always NEET? A Synthetic Panel Approach to Analyze the Moroccan Labor Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9238
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
United Nations - Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Università degli studi di Macerata, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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41.

Migration and Asset Accumulation in South India: Comparing Gains to Internal and International Migration from Kerala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9237
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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42.

Financing Firms in Hibernation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9236
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Yale University, Columbia University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Trade Facilitation in Services: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9233
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Trade Facilitation in Services: Concepts and Empirical Importance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9234
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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Welfare and Fiscal Implications from Increased Gasoline Prices in the Islamic Republic of Iran

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9235
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Georgia Southwestern State University - School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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46.

Cabinet Size and Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9232
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 May 2020 Last Revised: 07 May 2020
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Welfare Dynamics in India Over a Quarter Century: Poverty, Vulnerability, and Mobility During 1987-2012

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9231
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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48.

Facilitating Trade in Services

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9228
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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Investment Facilitation and Mode 3 Trade in Services: Are Current Discussions Addressing the Key Issues?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9229
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Bern - World Trade Institute and World Bank
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The Welfare Effects of Mobile Broadband Internet: Evidence from Nigeria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9230
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Working Paper Series
GSMA Intelligence, GSMA Intelligence, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Florida International University (FIU), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank

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