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1.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 37,208
2.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,014
3.

Search for Identity: Turkey's Identity Crisis

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 7,761
4.

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Untested Waters: The Rise of Hydraulic Fracturing in Oil and Gas Production and the Need to Revisit Regulation

Fordham Environmental Law Review, Vol. 20, p. 115, 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law
Downloads 5,356
6.

Measuring the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
World Justice Project and The World Justice Project
Downloads 4,063
7.

The Impacts of the World Bank and IMF Structural Adjustment Programmes on Africa: The Case Study of Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal, Uganda, and Zimbabwe

Sacha Journal of Policy and Strategic Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 110-130, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Port Harcourt
Downloads 3,991
8.

Goods and Services Tax (GST): A New Tax Reform in Malaysia

International Journal of Economics Business and Management Studies, 2(1), 12-19, January 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and University Tenaga National - College of Business Management and Accounting
Downloads 3,922
9.

Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Rural Development: A Study of the Six Listed NGOs in Rivers State, Nigeria

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Medonice Consulting and Research Institute
Downloads 3,559
10.

The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference - A Post-Mortem

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 104, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 3,557
11.

Private and Common Property Rights

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Syracuse University Library

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12.

The Role of NGOs and Civil Society in Development and Poverty Reduction

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Global Development Institute and University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
Downloads 2,961
13.

Analysis of Environmental and Economic Damages from British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Albany Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, 2011: 563-585
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Louisiana Tech University (Retired), Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Missouri State University
Downloads 2,851
14.

What is Law and Development?

Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,757
15.

The Ethical and Economic Case Against Sweatshop Labor: A Critical Assessment

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 107, No. 4 (2012), pp. 449-472
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Texas Tech University - Free Market Institute and University of San Diego
Downloads 2,696
16.

Skilled Immigration and Economic Growth

Applied Research in Economic Development, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 6-14, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Behavioral Policy Science (BPS) and Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness
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17.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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18.

The Polarizing Impact of Science Literacy and Numeracy on Perceived Climate Change Risks

Nature Climate Change, Vol. 2, pp. 732-735, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-04, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 464, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 2,462
19.

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): A Short History of the World’s Biggest Promise

BWPI Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
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20.

The Evolution and Governance Architecture of the United Nations Climate Change Regime

Daniel Bodansky and Lavanya Rajamani, ‘Evolution and Governance Architecture of the Climate Change Regime’, in Detlef Sprinz and Urs Luterbacher (eds), International Relations and Global Climate Change: New Perspectives (MIT Press, 2nd edn, 2016 Forthcoming),
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Centre for Policy Research
Downloads 2,440
21.

A CAMEL Model Analysis of State Bank Group

Proceedings of 19th International Business Research Conference 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Punjab Technical University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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22.

Leviathan in Business: Varieties of State Capitalism and Their Implications for Economic Performance

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School and Insper Institute of Education and Research
Downloads 2,384
23.

Islamic Banking in the UK: Challenges and Opportunities

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 25 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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24.

Climate Change and Human Rights: Unpacking the Issues

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 38, p. 511, 2010, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 2,286
25.

Federal Structure of Indian Constitution

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
National Law University, Orissa (NLUO) at Cuttack
Downloads 2,143
26.

The Role of Finance in Economic Development: Benefits, Risks, and Politics

European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2011-038, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2011-041
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 2,082
27.

The Food Crises and Political Instability in North Africa and the Middle East

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
New England Complex Systems Institute, New England Complex Systems Institute and New England Complex Systems Institute
Downloads 2,062
28.

A Model of China's State Capitalism

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
Downloads 2,058
29.

Winning Hearts and Minds through Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - East Asia and Pacific Region, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science and Institute of Political Economy and Governance
Downloads 2,036
30.

Gender Discrimination and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS42
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,975
31.

Islamic Microfinance Development: Challenges and Initiatives

Islamic Research & Training institute Policy Dialogue Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 16 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Islamic Development Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,948
32.

Modern Monetary Theory - A Primer on the Operational Realities of the Monetary System

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
Wartburg College
Downloads 1,946
33.

Global Recession and Microfinance in Developing Countries: Threats and Opportunities

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Department of Business Administration
Downloads 1,900
34.

How the iPhone Widens the United States Trade Deficit with the People's Republic of China

ADBI Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2011
Working Paper Series
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and SusDev Solutions Private Ltd.
Downloads 1,881
35.

Do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism? A Reappraisal of the Resource Curse

American Political Science Review, Vol. 105, No. 1, pp. 1-26, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,873
36.

Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
Downloads 1,857
37.

Investor Protection and Interest Group Politics

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23. No. 3, pp. 1089-1119, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 603
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics

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Downloads 1,833
38.

Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement: Social Problem and Human Rights Issue (A Global Perspective)

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,771
39.

The Transnational Regime Complex for Climate Change

Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University
Downloads 1,742
40.

Where Does the Money Go? Best and Worst Practices in Foreign Aid

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,709
41.

The Avian and Wildlife Costs of Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power

Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences vol. 9, no. 4, December 2012, 255-278, Vermont Law School Research Paper No. 04-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Vermont Law School
Downloads 1,705
42.

Taxation, Political Accountability, and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt Center for Study of Democratic Institutions
Downloads 1,693
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The Effect of Poverty on Education in Nigeria: Obstacles and Solutions

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 55-72, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Malaya (UM) - Department of Educational Management, Planning & Policy
Downloads 1,669
44.

City Unplanning

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, No. 7, pp. 1670-1737, May 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-26
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,668
45.

Understanding Poverty: Comparing Basic Needs Approach and Capability Approach

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Bristol - School for Policy Studies
Downloads 1,628
46.

Government Size and Growth: A Survey and Interpretation of the Evidence

IFN Working Paper No. 858
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)

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47.

Drug Regulation in the Philippines

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
Masters in Public Administration
Downloads 1,606
48.

The Story of the Grameen Bank: From Subsidised Microcredit to Market-Based Microfinance

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 60
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)
Downloads 1,590
49.

Acute Multidimensional Poverty: A New Index for Developing Countries

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Paper No. 38, United Nations Development Programme Human Development Report Office Background Paper No. 2010/11
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative and CONICET-UNS/IIESS and OPHI
Downloads 1,584
50.

Perspective on Economic Growth of BRIC Countries: A Case of Brazil and India

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
CSIR - New Delhi - National Institute of Science, Technology & Development Studies (NISTADS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,565