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Incl. Electronic Paper Deep Integration and Uk-Eu Trade Relations
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7947
Alen Mulabdic, Alberto Osnago and Michele Ruta
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), World Bank and Economic Research Division, WTO
Date Posted: January 20, 2017
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How is the Slowdown Affecting Households in Latin America and the Caribbean?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7948
Oscar Calvo‐González, Raul Andres Castaneda, Maria Gabriela Farfan, German Jeremias Reyes and Liliana D. Sousa
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 20, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Gender-Differentiated Impacts of Tenure Insecurity on Agricultural Performance in Malawi's Customary Tenure Systems
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7943
Klaus Deininger, Fang Xia and Stein T. Holden
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: January 18, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Pedagogy Versus School Readiness: The Impact of a Randomized Reading Instruction Intervention and Community-Based Playgroup Intervention on Early Grade Reading Outcomes in Tonga
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7944
Kevin Alan David Macdonald, Sally Ann Brinkman, Wendy Jarvie, Myrna Machuca-Sierra, Kristen Andrew Mcdonall, Siosiana Tapueluelu and Binh Thanh Vu
World Bank, University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales (UNSW), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 18, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Can Media Interventions Reduce Gender Gaps in Political Participation after Civil War? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Liberia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7942
Eric Mvukiyehe
World Bank
Date Posted: January 18, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Conditionality as Targeting?: Participation and Distributional Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7940
Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán
World Bank
Date Posted: January 12, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Reforming Village-Level Governance Via Horizontal Pressure: Evidence from an Experiment in Zimbabwe
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7941
Kate Baldwin, Shylock Muyengwa and Eric Mvukiyehe
Yale University, University of Florida and World Bank
Date Posted: January 12, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper On the Structural Transformation of Rural Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7938
Christopher B. Barrett, Luc Christiaensen, Megan Britney Sheahan and Abebe Shimeles
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, World Bank, Precision Agriculture for Developmen and Göteborg University
Date Posted: January 11, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in Chile
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7939
Sandra Natalia Martinez Aguilar, Alan Fuchs, Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez and Giselle Eugenia Del Carmen Hasbun
Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP), Department of International Development and World Bank
Date Posted: January 11, 2017
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14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Foreign Banks and International Transmission of Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Syndicated Loan Market
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7937
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Bálint L. Horváth and Harry Huizinga
World Bank - Development Research Group, University of Bristol and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Agricultural Factor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Updated View with Formal Tests for Market Failure
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7117
Brian Dillon and Christopher B. Barrett
University of Washington and Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Asymmetric Information About Migrant Earnings and Remittance Flows
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7368
Ganesh Kumar Seshan and Robertas Zubrickas
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Building Long-Term Portfolio Benchmarks for Pension Funds in Emerging Economies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7784
Heinz P. Rudolph and Jorge Sabat
The World Bank and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Building Voluntary Pension Schemes in Emerging Economies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7779
Heinz P. Rudolph
The World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Grants to Consortia Spur Innovation and Science-Industry Collaboration?: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Poland
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7934
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Can Labor Market Imperfections Explain Changes in the Inverse Farm Size? Productivity Relationship? Longitudinal Evidence from Rural India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7783
Klaus Deininger and Sudhir K. Singh
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Tax Incentives for Electronic Payments Reduce the Shadow Economy?: Korea's Attempt to Reduce Underreporting in Retail Businesses
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7936
Myung Jae Sung, Rajul Awasthi and Hyung Chul Lee
Hongik University, World Bank - Tax Policy and Revenue Administration and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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30 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Climate Change, Conflict, and Cooperation: Global Analysis of the Resilience of International River Treaties to Increased Water Variability
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6916
Brian Blankespoor
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Crop Choice and Infrastructure Accessibility in Tanzania: Subsistence Crops or Export Crops?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7306
Atsushi Iimi, Richard Martin Humphreys and Sevara Melibaeva
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Dictators Walking the Mogadishu Line: How Men Become Monsters and Monsters Become Men
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7778
Mare Sarr
University of Cape Town - School of Economics
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Estimation and Inference for Actual and Counterfactual Growth Incidence Curves
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7933
Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Sergio Firpo
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Insper
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Export Destinations and Input Prices
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6914
Eric A. Verhoogen
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Factor Endowments, Technology, Capital Mobility and the Sources of Comparative Advantage in Manufacturing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7777
Shushanik Hakobyan and Daniel Lederman
Fordham University and World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Firms? Locational Choice and Infrastructure Development in Tanzania: Instrumental Variable Spatial Autoregressive Model
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7305
Atsushi Iimi, Richard Martin Humphreys and Sevara Melibaeva
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality of Opportunity and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Analysis
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6915
Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Maria Ana Lugo and Berk Ozler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality of Opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7782
Flaviana Palmisano and Vito Peragine
University of Bari and University of Bari
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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23 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Promoting Democracy in Fragile States: Insights from a Field Experiment in Liberia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7370
Cyrus Dara Samii
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Resource Misallocation in Turkey
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7780
Ha Nguyen, Temel Taskin and Ayberk Yilmaz
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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18 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Changing Patterns of Financial Integration in Latin America
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7190
Tatiana Didier, Matias Moretti and Sergio L. Schmukler
World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in South Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7194
Gabriela Inchauste, Mashekwa Maboshe and Catriona Purfield
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Effects of Innovation on Employment in Developing Countries: Evidence from Enterprise Surveys
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7775
X. Cirera
Institute of Development Studies
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Effects of Volumetric Pricing Policy on Farmers? Water Management Institutions and Their Water Use: The Case of Water User Organization in an Irrigation System in Hubei, China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7369
Kei Kajisa
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Internet as a General-Purpose Technology: Firm-Level Evidence from Around the World
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7192
Christine Zhenwei Qiang and Lixin Colin Xu
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Volatility of International Trade Flows in the 21st Century: Whose Fault is it Anyway?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7781
Federico Roberto Bennett, Daniel Lederman, Samuel Pienknagura and Diego Rojas
World Bank, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper With a Little Help: Shocks, Agricultural Income, and Welfare in Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7935
Carolina Mejia-Mantilla and Ruth Vargas Hill
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Insurance Increase Financial Risk? The Curious Case of Health Insurance in China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3741
Adam Wagstaff and Magnus Lindelow
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3128
Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen
Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Decomposing Changes in Income Inequality into Vertical and Horizontal Redistribution and Reranking, with Applications to China and Vietnam
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3559
Adam Wagstaff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Ethiopia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 56035
Shahidur Rashid, Meron Assefa and Gezahegn Ayele
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Health Sector Reforms Have Their Intended Impacts? The World Bank's Health VIII Project in Gansu Province, China
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3743
Adam Wagstaff and Shengchao Yu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Impacts of Professional Training in the Informal Sector: The Case of the Labor Force Training Program in Cote D'Ivoire
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3668
Dorte Verner and Mette Verner
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and University of Aarhus - Centre for Research in Social Integration and Marginalization (CIM)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Economic Inequality in the Arab Region
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6911
Nadia Belhaj Hassine
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Encouraging Health Insurance for the Informal Sector: A Cluster Randomized Trial
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6910
Ha Thi Hong Nguyen, Huyen Dao and Sarah Balesd
World Bank, Research and Development Center for Community Health Strategy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Health Facility Surveys: An Introduction
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2953
Magnus Lindelow and Adam Wagstaff
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Health Insurance Impacts on Health and Nonmedical Consumption in a Developing Country
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3563
Menno Prasad Pradhan
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Health Shocks in China: Are the Poor and Uninsured Less Protected?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3740
Magnus Lindelow and Adam Wagstaff
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Health Systems in East Asia: What Can Developing Countries Learn from Japan and the Asian Tigers?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3790
Adam Wagstaff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Improving Child Nutrition Outcomes in India: Can the Integrated Child Development Services Be More Effective?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3647
Monica Das Gupta, Michael Lokshin, Michele Gragnolati and Oleksiy Ivaschenko
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Inequalities in Health in Developing Countries - Swimming Against the Tide?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2795

Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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Incl. Electronic Paper Inequality Aversion, Health Inequalities, and Health Achievement
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2765
Adam Wagstaff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: January 10, 2017
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