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1.

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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2.

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
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To Serve the Community or Oneself: The Public Servant's Dilemma

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3187
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Nottingham, World Bank and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Location Decisions and Nongovernmental Organization Motivation: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3176
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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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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On Measuring Aggregate "Social Efficiency"

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3166
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University
Downloads 117
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Supply-Side School Improvement and the Learning Achievement of the Poorest Children in Indigenous and Rural Schools: The Case of Pare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3172
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Lead Economist and World Bank
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On the Use of Transparent Formulae to Allocate Federal Education Transfers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3171
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Lead Economist, World Bank and World Bank
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9.

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
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10.

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
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11.

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
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12.

The Gender Impact of Pension Reform: A Cross-Country Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3074
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Consultant, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Maryland Population Research Center
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13.

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
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14.

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 1,854
15.

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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16.

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 101
17.

Voice Lessons: Local Government Organizations, Social Organizations, and the Quality of Local Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2981
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Jakarta, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Independent
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Policy Options for Meeting the Millennium Development Goals in Brazil: Can Micro-Simulations Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2975
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Research Department
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19.

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
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20.

Health Facility Surveys: An Introduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2953
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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21.

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 - Blavatnik School of Government and University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
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Assessing the Distributional Impact of Public Policy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2883
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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23.

The Hidden Costs of Ethnic Conflict: Decomposing Trends in Educational Outcomes of Young Kosovars

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2880
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, World Bank and World Bank
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24.

Ethnic Minority Development in Vietnam: A Socioeconomic Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2836
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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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 791
25.

Income, Wealth, and Socialization in Argentina: Provocative Responses from Individuals

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2821
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
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Population Aging and Pension Systems: Reform Options for China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1607
Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank
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The Collective Model of the Household and an Unexpected Implication for Child Labor: Hypothesis and an Empirical Test

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2813
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Monash University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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28.

Is Economic Analysis of Projects Still Useful?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1689
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Estimating the Endogenously Determined Intrahousehold Balance of Power and its Impact on Expenditure Pattern: Evidence from Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2814
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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30.

Financing of Government Liabilities as the Population Ages in New Zealand

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1703
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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31.

Policies to Promote Saving for Retirement: A Synthetic Overview

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2801
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Financial Sector Development
Downloads 136
32.

Children's Work and Schooling: Does Gender Matter? Evidence from the Peru Lsms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2745
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Is There a Positive Incentive Effect from Privatizing Social Security? Evidence from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2719
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
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Reforming Pensions in Zambia: An Analysis of Existing Schemes and Options for Reform

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1716
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Social Policy Division, Independent and Independent
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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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36.

On the Duration of Civil War

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2681
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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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
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38.

Globalization and Firms'Financing Choices - Evidence from Emerging Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2323
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development and World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP)
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Community Programs and Women's Participation: The Chinese Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2622
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Fudan University and World Bank - Research Department

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Hirschmanian Themes of Social Learning and Change

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2591
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Phil. Dept. UC at Riverside
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Household Strategies for Coping with Poverty and Social Exclusion in Post-Crisis Russia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2556
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Social Proteciton and Jobs Global Practice
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42.

Administrative Costs and the Organization of Individual Retirement Account Systems: A Comparative Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2554
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Consultant, World Bank and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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Macroeconomic Effects of Terms-of-Trade Shocks: The Case of Oil-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1410
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Poverty and Public Celebrations in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2528
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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45.

Informal Gold Mining and Mercury Pollution in Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1304
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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46.

The Australian Annuity Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2495
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Unaffiliated Authors - General
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Wage Effects of Unions and Industrial Councils in South Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2520
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Wellesley College and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Annuity Markets in Comparative Perspective: Do Consumers Get Their Money's Worth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2493
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Consultant and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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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)
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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)
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