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1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5430
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 53,199
2.

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 37,305
3.

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: A Mirage

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1035, California Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 12,012
4.

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel, eds., pp. 413-431, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
Downloads 11,602
5.

The Role of Education Quality for Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4122
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and Ifo Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 11,423
6.

The Role of Education in Economic Development: A Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cag University
Downloads 9,101
7.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,188
8.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,765
9.

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 99/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Statistical Office
Downloads 6,406
10.

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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Downloads 6,350
11.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 6,109
12.

Aggregating Governance Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2195
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 5,968
13.

Sustainability Science

KSG Working Paper No. 00-018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Independent Scholar, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Government of the United States of America - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Independent, Independent, Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Stockholm University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Harvard University - Initiative on Science and Technology for Sustainability (ISTS), Independent, Independent, Independent, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University - Department of Biological Sciences, Independent, University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Environmental Sciences and Independent
Downloads 5,854
14.

Financial Markets And The Allocation Of Capital

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 99-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 5,350
15.

Aid, Policies, and Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 569252
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 5,247
16.

Network Structure and Systemic Risk in Banking Systems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Columbia University and Central Bank of Brazil
Downloads 4,979
17.

The United States as Global Sheriff: Using Unilateral Sanctions to Combat Human Trafficking

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, No. 2, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 4,759
18.

Which Countries Become Tax Havens?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan

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Downloads 4,600
19.

Role of Islamic Banks in Economic Development

MPRA Paper No. 6449
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Downloads 4,504
20.

Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
Downloads 4,468
21.

The Role of Cooperative Societies in Economic Development

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) - Department of Accounting
Downloads 4,444
22.

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 4,435
23.

Trust and Growth

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
Claremont Graduate University - Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Downloads 4,365
24.

Financial Performance of Private Sector Banks in India - An Evaluation

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
VLB Janakiammal College of Engineering and Technology
Downloads 4,308
25.

Measuring the Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva and University of Neuchatel - Institute for Research in Economics (IRENE)
Downloads 4,293
26.

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Number of pages: 334 Posted: 16 May 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and Syracuse University
Downloads 4,291
27.

Bank-Based and Market-Based Financial Systems: Cross-Country Comparisons

World Bank Policy Working Paper No. 2143
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 3,949
28.

Social Entrepreneurship - The Contribution of Individual Entrepreneurs to Sustainable Development

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford PACS and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 3,889
29.

Financial Development and Economic Growth: Views and Agenda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1678
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley
Downloads 3,878
30.

Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,844
31.

Some Consequences of Globalization for Developing Countries

1996 Kiel Working Paper 756, Institut fur Weltwirtschaft
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 1996
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg and University of Kiel
Downloads 3,837
32.

The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programs on Poverty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,592
33.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,551
34.

Problems of Implementing International Accounting Standards in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,540
35.

Country Risk Components, the Cost of Capital, and Returns in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,509
36.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Nigeria: Western Mimicry Or Indigenous Influences?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh Business School, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University - Lagos Business School and University of Sussex Law School

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Downloads 3,404
37.

International Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain: A Study of 24 Labor-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3069
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 3,244
38.

Comparative Politics and the Synthetic Control Method

American Journal of Political Science. 2014, Forthcoming, Formerly MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2011-25
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Stanford University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 3,224
39.

Bank Financing for SMEs around the World: Drivers, Obstacles, Business Models, and Lending Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4785
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 3,082
40.

Rural-Urban Migration in Developing Countries: A Survey of Theoretical Predictions and Empirical Findings

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3915
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank, National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 3,081
41.

On the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment to Developing Countries: Is Africa Different?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Kansas - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,032
42.

Branchless and Mobile Banking Solutions for the Poor: A Survey

Innovations, Vol. 6, No. 4, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Bankable Frontier Associates, World Bank - Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Tufts University
Downloads 3,031
43.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,027
44.

Challenges Faced by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia: An Intellectual Capital Perspective

International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 398, June 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Downloads 3,021
45.

Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1690; A1.213 Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley and World Bank

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46.

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,892
47.

Microfinance in India: An Overview of Microfinance and SWOT Analysis of Microfinance

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,880
48.

Corporate Governance in Asia: Eight Case Studies

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 2,875
49.

Market Analysis and Competitiveness in Project Appraisal

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 2,833
50.

Globalization to Glocalization: A Conceptual Analysis

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chittagong
Downloads 2,805