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1.

Measuring Empowerment in Practice: Structuring Analysis and Framing Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3510
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,061
2.

Greed and Grievance in Civil War

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2355
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Downloads 1,872
3.

Social Capital, Household Welfare, and Poverty in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2148
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development
Downloads 1,792
4.

Does Micro-Credit Empower Women? Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2998
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Brown University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 1,739
5.

Sustainability of Microfinance Self Help Groups in India: Would Federating Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3516
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,725
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Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3618
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Independent
Downloads 1,443
7.

Democracy and Income Inequality: An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 411; World Bank Research Working Paper No. 2561
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 1,250
8.

Evaluating the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Lessons from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3119
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America & the Caribbean Region and University of the Americas, Puebla
Downloads 1,167
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Does Decentralization Increase Government Responsiveness to Local Needs? Evidence from Bolivia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2516
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics

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Downloads 1,029
10.

Community Based (and Driven) Development: A Critical Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3209
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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11.

Religious School Enrollment in Pakistan: A Look at the Data

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-024; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 744
12.

Ethnic Minority Development in Vietnam: A Socioeconomic Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2836
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Bentley University - Department of Mathematical Sciences and Global Studies, Suffolk University - Department of Economics and Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City - Department of Geography
Downloads 729
13.

Individual Attitudes toward Corruption: Do Social Effects Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3122
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction Group (PRMPR) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 716
14.

Belief Systems and Durable Inequalities: An Experimental Investigation of Indian Caste

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3351
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 705
15.

Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1530
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 686
16.

Local Conflict in Indonesia: Measuring Incidence and Identifying Patterns

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3384
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 651
17.

Why is Son Preference so Persistent in East and South Asia? A Cross-Country Study of China, India, and the Republic of Korea

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2942
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Interdisciplinary Research Center of the Academic Sciences of China, and Population and Economy Research Institute, China Population Information and Research Center and Korean Institute for Health and Social Affairs
Downloads 619
18.

Equity and Growth in Developing Countries: Old and New Perspectives on the Policy Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1563
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University (Deceased), Georgetown University and Global Development Network
Downloads 616
19.

Gender Equality and Economic Development: The Role for Information and Communication Technologies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3285
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 596
20.

Conditional Cash Transfers and the Equity-Efficiency Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3280
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 581
21.

Democratization and Clientelism: Why Are Young Democracies Badly Governed?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3594
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 568
22.

What Factors Influence World Literacy? Is Africa Different?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3496
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Downloads 560
23.

Using an Asset-Based Approach to Identify Drivers of Sustainable Rural Growth and Poverty Reduction in Central America: A Conceptual Framework

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3475
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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24.

Quantifying Vulnerability to Poverty: A Proposed Measure, Applied to Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2437
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 491
25.

The Kin System as a Poverty Trap?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3575
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and Jawaharlal Nehru University
Downloads 480
26.

Explaining the Increase in Inequality During the Transition

World Bank Research Working Paper No. 1935
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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27.

Educational Attainment in Developing Countries: New Estimates and Projections Disaggregated by Gender

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1489
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and World Bank
Downloads 453
28.

Decomposing World Income Distribution: Does the World have a Middle Class?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2562
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics

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29.

Aid, Policy, and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2902
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Downloads 415
30.

Cents and Sociability: Household Income and Social Capital in Rural Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1796
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 410
31.

The Swiss Multi-Pillar Pension System: Triumph of Common Sense?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2416
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Social Policy Division and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 408
32.

Competitiveness Partnerships: Building and Maintaining Public-Private Dialogue to Improve the Investment Climate - A Resource Drawn from the Review of 40 Countries' Experiences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3683
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Freelance Writer
Downloads 391
33.

Helping People Help Themselves: Toward a Theory of Autonomy-Compatible Help

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2693
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Phil. Dept. UC at Riverside
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34.

Social Capital and the State: Complementarity and Substitution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2167
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP)
Downloads 361
35.

Spatial Poverty Traps?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1862
Number of pages: 334 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and Indian Statistical Institute
Downloads 361
36.

What Does Political Economy Tell Us about Economic Development - and Vice Versa?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3250
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 358
37.

Social Rights and Economics: Claims to Health Care and Education in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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38.

Mine Closure and its Impact on the Community: Five Years After Mine Closure in Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3083
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and World Bank
Downloads 336
39.

The Middle Class Consensus and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2346
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 336
40.

Youth at Risk, Social Exclusion, and Intergenerational Poverty Dynamics: A New Survey Instrument with Application to Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3296
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Downloads 333
41.

Social Protection in a Crisis: Argentina's Plan Jefes y Jefas

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3165
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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42.

Beyond Unequal Development: An Overview

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2091
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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43.

The Evolution of Poverty during the Crisis in Indonesia, 1996 to 99

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2435
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute, The Social Monitoring & Early Response Unit Research Institute (SMERU) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 286
44.

Methodologies to Measure the Gender Dimensions of Crime and Violence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2648
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 277
45.

Evaluating Anti-Poverty Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3625
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University

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Downloads 276
46.

Survey Responses from Women Workers in Indonesia's Textile, Garment, and Footwear Industries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1755
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Downloads 275
47.

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: A Critical Review of Interventions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3438
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
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48.

Terror as a Bargaining Instrument: A Case Study of Dowry Violence in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2347
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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How Can China Provide Income Security for Its Rapidly Aging Population?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1674
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Consultant, World Bank and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Social Policy Division
Downloads 260
50.

Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums

World Development, February 2007, (Revised) , World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3694
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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