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1.

Global Inflation Synchronization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8768
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank

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2.

Active Trading and (Poor) Performance: The Social Transmission Channel

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8767
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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3.

Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8764
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, The University of Western Australia - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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4.

The Nutrition Sensitivity of Food and Agriculture in South Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8766
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Arizona and World Bank
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5.

Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine: A Commitment to Equity Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8765
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
BEROC, CASE - Center for Social and Economic Research - CASE Ukraine and World Bank
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6.

Business Regulations and Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8763
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank and World Bank
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7.

Growing a Developing City: A Computable Spatial General Equilibrium Model Applied to Dhaka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8762
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and University of Oxford
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8.

Understanding Inflation in Emerging and Developing Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8761
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank

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9.

The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola: Lessons from an Empowerment Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8760
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), World Bank, World Bank, University College London - Department of Economics and Myanmar Development Resource Institute-Centre for Economic and Social Development
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10.

How Household Characteristics Shape Program Access and Asset Accumulation: A Mixed Method Analysis of the Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8759
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Rwanda Local Development Administrative Entities Authority, University of Namur, World Bank - Latin America & the Caribbean Region, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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11.

Taking Stock of Economic Regulation of Power Utilities in the Developing World: A Literature Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8461
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) - Training center Economicos of the Regulation and Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE) - Training center Economicos of the Regulation
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Taking Stock of the Impact of Power Utility Reform in Developing Countries: A Literature Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8460
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Independent
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Are Public Sector Workers in Developing Countries Overpaid? Evidence from a New Global Data Set

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8754
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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14.

From Ghana to America: The Skill Content of Jobs and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8758
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, World Bank and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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15.

Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8755
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Universal Postal Union
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16.

Environment and Development: Penalized Non-Parametric Inference of Global Trends in Deforestation, Pollution and Carbon

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8756
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank and World Bank
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17.

Pollution and Expenditures in a Penalized Vector Spatial Autoregressive Time Series Model with Data-Driven Networks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8757
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Tinbergen Institute and World Bank
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18.

Measuring Human Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8742
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Princeton University and World Bank

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19.

Inflation: Concepts, Evolution, and Correlates

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8738
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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20.

Does Automation in Rich Countries Hurt Developing Ones?: Evidence from the U.S. And Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8741
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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21.

Does Pollution Hinder Urban Competitiveness?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8739
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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22.

Scenarios: Leapfrog, Lock-In, and Lopsided

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8748
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Tenley Consulting
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23.

Global Investment Costs for Coastal Defense Through the 21st Century

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8745
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Southampton, Global Climate Forum, Global Climate Forum and CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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24.

Pollution and City Competitiveness: A Descriptive Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8740
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Parental Beliefs, Investments, and Child Development: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8743
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University College London - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), RAND Corporation, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and University of Bristol
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Do Firms Exit the Formal Economy after a Minimum Wage Hike?: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8749
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and The World Bank
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Equivalent Years of Schooling: A Metric to Communicate Learning Gains in Concrete Terms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8752
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University
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Assessing Rural Accessibility and Rural Roads Investment Needs Using Open Source Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8746
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France, University of Oxford, World Bank and World Bank
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29.

Does Culture Matter or Firm? Demand for Female Labor in Three Indian Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8736
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, Brown University, Independent and World Bank
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Are Trade Preferences a Panacea?: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8753
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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31.

Are They Really Being Served?: Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8750
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management
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32.

Estimation of Poverty in Somalia Using Innovative Methodologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8735
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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33.

Investment Needs for Irrigation Infrastructure Along Different Socioeconomic Pathways

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8744
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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Meeting the Sustainable Development Goal for Electricity Access -- Using a Multi-Scenario Approach to Understand the Cost Drivers of Power Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8747
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France and World Bank Group
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35.

Household Savings in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe: How Do Poorer Households Save?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8751
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)
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Improving Access and Quality in Early Childhood Development Programs: Experimental Evidence from the Gambia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8737
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University College London - Department of Economics, University College London and Oregon State University
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37.

What is State Capacity?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8734
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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38.

The Impact of Forced Displacement on Host Communities: A Review of the Empirical Literature in Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8727
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank Group and World Bank
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Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes: Lessons for Emerging Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8726
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
The World Bank
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40.

The Textile-Clothing Value Chain in India and Bangladesh: How Appropriate Policies Can Promote (or Inhibit) Trade and Investment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8731
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), DB University and World Bank
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Poverty Impact of Food Price Shocks and Policies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8724
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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A Joint Foreign Currency Risk Management Approach for Sovereign Assets and Liabilities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8728
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Treasury and World Bank
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Enhancing Young Children's Language Acquisition Through Parent-Child Book-Sharing: A Randomized Trial in Rural Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8733
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, University of Maryland, World Bank, McGill University - Department of Psychology and University of California, Berkeley
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Inequality of Access to Opportunities and Socioeconomic Mobility: Evidence from the Life in Transition Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8725
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Sex, Lies, and Surveys: The Role of Interviewer Characteristics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8732
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and World Bank
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Why Do so Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8729
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, Ministry of Health, Singapore, World Bank, Imperial College London and World Bank
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Hitting the Trillion Mark -- a Look at How Much Countries are Spending on Infrastructure

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8730
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Korea Development Institute (KDI), Government of the Republic of Korea - Ministry of Strategy and Finance, World Bank Institute and Korea Development Institute (KDI)
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48.

Measuring Natural Risks in the Philippines: Socioeconomic Resilience and Wellbeing Losses

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8723
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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Estimating Poverty in a Fragile Context -- The High Frequency Survey in South Sudan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8722
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and United Nations - Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
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Learning from Developing Country Power Market Experiences: The Case of the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8721
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Engineering and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - School of Engineering
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