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Incl. Electronic Paper CPI Bias and its Implications for Poverty Reduction in Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7907
Andrew Dabalen, Isis Gaddis and Nga Nguyet Nguyen
World Bank - Africa Region, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Financial Constraints and Girls'Secondary Education: Evidence from School Fee Elimination in the Gambia
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7908
Moussa Blimpo, Ousman Gajigo and Todd Pugatch
World Bank, World Bank - African Development Bank and Oregon State University
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Housing Finance and Inclusive Growth in Africa: Benchmarking, Determinants, and Effects
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7902
Christian Lambert Nguena, Fulbert Tchana Tchana and Albert Zeufack
Association of African Young Economists (AAYE), Ministry of Finance, Quebec and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Impact of Public-Private Partnerships on Private School Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Uganda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7905
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Pierre Gaspard De Galbert, James P. Habyarimana and Shwetlena Sabarwal
World Bank, Harvard University - Graduate School of Education, Georgetown University and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Matchmaking in Nairobi: The Role of Land Use
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7904
Paolo Avner and Somik V. Lall
CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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1 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Mining and Economic Development: Did China's WTO Accession Affect African Local Economic Development?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7906
Tony Addison, Amadou Boly and Anthony Mveyange
United Nations University, African Development Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7903
Boubacar Diallo, Fulbert Tchana Tchana and Albert Zeufack
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) - Department of Finance & Economics (FINEC), Ministry of Finance, Quebec and World Bank
Date Posted: December 07, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper When the Money Runs Out: Do Cash Transfers Have Sustained Effects on Human Capital Accumulation?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7901
Sarah Baird, Craig McIntosh and Berk Ozler
George Washington University - School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS), University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: December 02, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Enhancing the Benefits of Formalization Induce Informal Firms to Become Formal? Experimental Evidence from Benin
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7900
Najy Benhassine, David J. McKenzie, Victor Pouliquen and Massimiliano Santini
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank Group
Date Posted: December 02, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper The Role of Exchange Rate and Non-Exchange Rate Related Factors in Polish Firms'Export Performance
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7899
Maciej Albinowski, Jan Hagemejer, Stefania Lovo and Gonzalo J. Varela
Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), National Bank of Poland, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and World Bank
Date Posted: December 02, 2016
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Food Prices and Poverty
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7898
Derek D. Headey
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Date Posted: November 30, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper How Liberal is Nepal's Liberal Grade Promotion Policy?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7896
Dhiraj Sharma
World Bank
Date Posted: November 30, 2016
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Pro-Growth Equity: A Policy Framework for the Twin Goals
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7897
Luis Felipe López-Calva and Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 30, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Secondary Towns and Poverty Reduction: Refocusing the Urbanization Agenda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7895
Luc Christiaensen and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
Date Posted: November 30, 2016
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Incl. Electronic Paper Demographic Change and Development: Looking at Challenges and Opportunities Through a New Typology
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7893
S. Amer Ahmed, Marcio Cruz, Bryce Quillin and Philip Schellekens
World Bank, Federal University of Parana (UFPR) - Departamento de Economia, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 22, 2016
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Heterogeneous Returns to Income Diversification: Evidence from Nigeria
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7894
Eleonora Bertoni, Paul Andres Corral Rodas, Vasco Molini and Gbemisola Oseni
Collegio Carlo Alberto, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 22, 2016
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Grow, Invest, Insure: A Game Plan to End Extreme Poverty by 2030
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7892
Indermit S. Gill, Ana Revenga and Christian Zeballos
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP), The World Bank and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Date Posted: November 17, 2016
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Shedding Light: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7891
Eliana Carranza and Robyn Meeks
World Bank and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Date Posted: November 17, 2016
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are Losses from Natural Disasters More than Just Asset Losses? The Role of Capital Aggregation, Sector Interactions, and Investment Behaviors
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7885
S. Hallegatte and Adrien Camille Vogt-Schilb
World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Benefits of Electrification and the Role of Reliability: Evidence from India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7889
Hussain A. Samad and Fan Zhang
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
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3 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Mobile Money Use Increase Firms' Investment? Evidence from Enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7890
Asif Mohammed Islam, Silvia Muzi and Jorge Rodríguez-Meza
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Enforcement Capacity and the Impact of Labor Regulation: Evidence from the Russian Federation
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7888
Alvaro S. Gonzalez, Siddharth Sharma and Hari Subhash
World Bank Group, The World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Model and Methods for Estimating the Number of People Living in Extreme Poverty Because of the Direct Impacts of Natural Disasters
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7887
Julie Rozenberg and S. Hallegatte
CIRED, International Research Center on Environment & Development, France and World Bank
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Socioeconomic Resilience: Multi-Hazard Estimates in 117 Countries
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7886
S. Hallegatte, Mook Bangalore and Adrien Camille Vogt-Schilb
World Bank, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date Posted: November 15, 2016
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Are There Skills Payoffs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries? Empirical Evidence Using Step Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7879
Alexandria Valerio, Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta, Namrata Tognatta and Sebastian Monroy-Taborda
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Assessing the Degree of International Consumption Risk Sharing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7867
Constantino Hevia and Luis Servén
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - Departamento de Economia and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Cash Transfers and Health: Evidence from Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7882
David K. Evans, Brian Holtemeyer and Katrina Kosec
World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Children Left Behind in China: The Role of School Fees
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7881
Hai-Anh Dang, Yang Huang and Harris Selod
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7864
Vincent Arthur Floreani, Gladys Lopez-Acevedo and Martin Rama
World Bank - South Asia Chief Economist Office, Lead Economist and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Deregulation and Firm Investment: Evidence from the Dismantling of the License System in India
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7884
Ivan T. Kandilov, Asli Leblebicioglu and Ruchita Manghnani
North Carolina State University - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Do Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills Explain the Gender Wage Gap in Middle-Income Countries? An Analysis Using Step Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7878
Namrata Tognatta, Alexandria Valerio and Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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7 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Debt Relief Improve Child Health? Evidence from Cross-Country Micro Data
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7872
Anna Welander
Lund University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Governing Law Affect Bond Spreads?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7863
Dilip Ratha, Supriyo De and Sergio Kurlat
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
14 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does Input-Trade Liberalization Affect Firms' Foreign Technology Choice?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7883
Maria Bas and Antoine Berthou
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Centre Maison des Sciences Economiques
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Does the Elimination of Export Requirements in Special Economic Zones Affect Export Performance? Evidence from the Dominican Republic
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7874
Fabrice Defever, Jose-Daniel Reyes, Alejandro Riano and Miguel Eduardo Sanchez
University of Nottingham - School of Economics, World Bank, University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Global Migration of Talent and Tax Incentives: Evidence from Malaysia's Returning Expert Program
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7875
Ximena V. Del Carpio, Caglar Ozden, Mauro Testaverde and Mathis C. Wagner
World Bank - Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank, World Bank and Boston College
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Growth Recovery in Southern Europe: A Dozen Lessons, Old and New
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7877
Roumeen Islam
World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper How Do Cities in Ethiopia Create Jobs?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7866
Megha Mukim
World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
22 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper ICT Use, Innovation, and Productivity: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7868
X. Cirera, Filipe Lage and Leonard Sabetti
Institute of Development Studies, World Bank and Government of Canada - Bank of Canada
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper New Rural Access Index: Main Determinants and Correlation to Poverty
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7876
Atsushi Iimi, Farhad Ahmed, Edward Charles Anderson, Adam Stone Diehl, Laban Maiyo, Tatiana Peralta-Quirós and Kulwinder Singh Rao
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, World Bank - Africa Region, World Bank Group and World Bank Group
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Preferential Liberalization, Antidumping, and Safeguards: Stumbling Block Evidence from MERCOSUR
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7865
Chad P. Bown and Patricia Tovar
Peterson Institute for International Economics and Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Sharing Oil Rents and Political Violence
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7869
Tito Cordella and Harun Onder
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Social Capital, Finance, and Consumption: Evidence from a Representative Sample of Chinese Households
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7873
Robert Cull, Li Gan, Nan Gao and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Credibility of Economic Policy Making in Argentina, 1989-2015
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7870
David Rosenblatt
World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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20 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Cultural Trade Index: An Introduction
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7871
Patrick Kabanda
World Bank Group
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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24 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Transit Migration: All Roads Lead to America
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7880
Erhan Artuc and Caglar Ozden
World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Firm Financing in Chile after the 2014-15 Tax Reform: Debt or Equity?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7861
Fernando Leonardo Hernandez
World Bank
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
13 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Risk of Polygamy and Wives' Saving Behavior
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7860
Marie Boltz and Isabelle Chort
Pontifical University Javeriana Cali - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Université Paris Dauphine - PSL Research University
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The World is Not Yet Flat: Transport Costs Matter!
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7862
Kristian Behrens, W. Mark Brown and Theophile Bougna
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, Statistics Canada and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: November 11, 2016
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31 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7859
Michael Grimm, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Erasmus University Rotterdam, IB&C (Rwanda), RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
Date Posted: October 13, 2016
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12 downloads


 

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