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1.

Financing Low-Carbon Transitions Through Carbon Pricing and Green Bonds

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8991
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, The New School - Department of Economics, University of York - Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU), New School for Social Research, New School for Social Research, World Bank and The New School - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Rules for the Western Balkans

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8990
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Informal Employment and Worker's Well-Being in the Russian Federation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8989
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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4.

Manufacturing in Structural Change in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8992
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University and World Bank
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5.

Revisiting the Trade Impact of the African Growth and Opportunity Act: A Synthetic Control Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8993
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and World Bank
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Innovative Learning Environments: The Role of Energy--Efficient Investments in Russian Preschool Education Facilities (a Case Study of the Khanty-Mansyisk Region)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8987
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Test Score Gap Robustness to Scaling: The Scale Transformation Command

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8986
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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8.

Sources of Manufacturing Productivity Growth in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8988
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at New Paltz, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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9.

Does Media Stimulate Reform Efforts?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8984
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and The World Bank Group
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10.

Generating Gridded Agricultural Gross Domestic Product for Brazil: A Comparison of Methodologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8985
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Turkey: An Empirical Assessment of the Determinants of the Current Account Balance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8982
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and FEFA - Faculty of Economics, Finance and Administration
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Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners' Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8983
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, World Bank and World Bank
13.

Gender Differences in Time Use: Allocating Time between the Market and the Household

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8981
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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14.

Industrialization on a Knife's Edge: Productivity, Labor Costs and the Rise of Manufacturing in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8980
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Bristol
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The Extent of Engagement in Global Value Chains by Firms in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8979
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and K.U.Leuven
16.

Can Taxes Help Ensure a Fair Globalization?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8975
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Angers - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP), International Labour Organization (ILO) and The Bank of Korea
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17.

Property Rights, Political Connections, and Corporate Investment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8973
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Renmin University of China - Hanqing Institute, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and World Bank

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18.

Reducing Hunger with Payments for Ecosystem Services (Pes): Experimental Evidence from Burkina Faso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8974
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Shortening Supply Chains: Experimental Evidence from Fruit and Vegetable Vendors in Bogota

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8977
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Wading Out the Storm: The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8976
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Macquarie University - Faculty of Business and Economics, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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21.

Performance and Challenges of the Income Protection System for Older People in Ecuador

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8978
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
22.

Exploring Accessibility to Employment Opportunities in African Cities: A First Benchmark

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8971
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of California, Berkeley and World Bank
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A Novel Approach to the Automatic Designation of Predefined Census Enumeration Areas and Population Sampling Frames: A Case Study in Somalia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8972
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Using Student and Teacher Assessments to Design More Pertinent In-Service Teacher Training: The Case of Ecuador

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8970
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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Lessons from Power Sector Reforms: The Case of Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8969
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and GPower Consultants
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Measuring Inequality of Access: Modeling Physical Remoteness in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8966
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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The World Bank Macro-Fiscal Model Technical Description

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8965
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, Joint Bank-Fund Library (World Bank/IMF), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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28.

Growth after War in Syria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8967
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank’s Development Research Group, World Bank and World Bank - Research Department
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On Promoting Fiscal Discipline: The Role of Exchange Rate Regimes, Fiscal Rules and Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8964
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and University of Orleans
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Why Some Countries Can Escape the Fiscal Pro-Cyclicality Trap and Others Cannot?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8963
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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31.

Trust to Pay? Tax Morale and Trust in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8968
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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32.

Are Budget Rigidities a Source of Fiscal Distress and a Constraint for Fiscal Consolidation?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8957
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
City University of New York (CUNY), The Graduate Center, Department of Economics and World Bank
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33.

Housing, Imputed Rent, and Households'Welfare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8955
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, World Bank and World Bank
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Political Connections and Financial Constraints: Evidence from Transition Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8956
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
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Job Accessibility and Urban Transport Connectivity: Evidence from Antananarivo, Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8959
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The Third Function of Law is to Transform Cultural Categories

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8954
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Oxford
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What Determines the Size of Public Employment? An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8961
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank and City University of New York (CUNY), The Graduate Center, Department of Economics
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Hidden Treasures in the Comoros: The Impact of Inter-Island Connectivity Improvement on Agricultural Production

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8960
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Location, Location, Location Revisited: Evidence from Antananarivo, Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8958
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8962
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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A Novel Downside Risk Measure and Expected Returns

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8947
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank

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42.

Policy and Regulatory Issues with Digital Businesses

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8948
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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43.

Growth in Low-Income Countries: Evolution, Prospects, and Policies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8949
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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44.

Incentivizing Quantity and Quality of Care: Evidence from an Impact Evaluation of Performance-Based Financing in the Health Sector in Tajikistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8951
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and The World Bank
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The Sovereign-Bank Nexus in EMDEs: What is it, is it Rising, and What are the Policy Implications?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8950
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and World Bank
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Jobs in Global Value Chains: New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8953
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Gronigen - Faculty of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Wageningen UR
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Locking-In Firms: Loan Conditions in the Presence of Government-Driven Credit

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8952
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Banco Central do Brasil, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil - Central Bank of Brazil
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Casting a Shadow: Productivity of Formal Firms and Informality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8945
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank and World Bank
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What We Learn About Girls' Education from Interventions that Do Not Focus on Girls

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8944
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development and Harvard University
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50.

Why South Africa is Cheap for the Rich and Expensive for the Poor: Reconsidering the Balassa-Samuelson Effect

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8942
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pretoria, World Bank and University of Pretoria - Department of Economics
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