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Incl. Electronic Paper Push and Pull: A Study of International Migration from Nepal
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7965
Maheshwor Shrestha
World Bank
Date Posted: February 08, 2017
Working Paper Series
17 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Evaluation of an Adolescent Development Program for Girls in Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7961
Niklas Buehren, Markus P. Goldstein, Selim Gulesci, Munshi Sulaiman and Venus Yam
World Bank, World Bank, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, BRAC-Africa and Independent
Date Posted: February 08, 2017
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Services in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Would Be Lost?
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7964
Batshur Gootiiz and Aaditya Mattoo
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Date Posted: February 08, 2017
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Global Role of the U.S. Economy: Linkages, Policies and Spillovers
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7962
Ayhan Kose, Csilla Lakatos, Franziska Ohnsorge and Marc Stocker
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 08, 2017
Working Paper Series
33 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of Mass Bed Net Distribution Programs on Politics: Evidence from Tanzania
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7963
Kevin Croke
World Bank
Date Posted: February 08, 2017
Working Paper Series
4 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Impact of Mining on Spatial Inequality Recent Evidence from Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7960
Tony Addison, Amadou Boly and Anthony Mveyange
United Nations University, African Development Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: February 07, 2017
Working Paper Series
10 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Personality Traits, Technology Adoption, and Technical Efficiency: Evidence from Smallholder Rice Farms in Ghana
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7959
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Derick Bowen and Klaus Deininger
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Date Posted: February 03, 2017
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Impact of Oil Price Fluctuations on Financial Markets Since 2014
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7957
Ha Nguyen, Huong Nguyen and Anh Pham
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Tufts University and George Mason University
Date Posted: January 31, 2017
Working Paper Series
49 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7958
Xinshen Diao, Kenneth Harttgen and Margaret McMillan
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Zurich and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Date Posted: January 31, 2017
Working Paper Series
31 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper What Do Teachers Know and Do? Does it Matter? Evidence from Primary Schools in Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7956
Tessa Bold, Deon Filmer, Gayle Martin, Ezequiel Molinad, Christophe Rockmore, Brian Stacy, Jakob Svensson and Waly Wane
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and World Bank
Date Posted: January 27, 2017
Working Paper Series
40 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Can Solar Lanterns Improve Youth Academic Performance? Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7954
Yuya Kudo, Abu Shonchoy and Kazushi Takahashi
Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), IDE-JETRO and Independent
Date Posted: January 26, 2017
Working Paper Series
6 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Firms' Export Decisions: Demand Trumps Financial Shocks
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7953
Francesca de Nicola and Shawn Weiming Tan
World Bank and Independent
Date Posted: January 26, 2017
Working Paper Series
15 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Social Learning About Environmental Innovations: Experimental Analysis of Adoption Timing
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7955
Julian C. Jamison, David M. Owens and Glenn A. Woroch
World Bank Global Insights Initiative, Haverford College and University of California, Berkeley
Date Posted: January 26, 2017
Working Paper Series
21 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Breaking into Tradables: Urban Form and Urban Function in a Developing City
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7950
Anthony J. Venables
University of Oxford
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
16 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Costing Household Surveys for Monitoring Progress Toward Ending Extreme Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7951
Talip Kilic, Umar Serajuddin, Hiroki Uematsu and N. Yoshida
World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Death Scares: How Potential Work-Migrants Infer Mortality Rates from Migrant Deaths
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7946
Maheshwor Shrestha
World Bank
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Get Rich or Die Tryin': Perceived Earnings, Perceived Mortality Rate and the Value of a Statistical Life of Potential Work-Migrants from Nepal
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7945
Maheshwor Shrestha
World Bank
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Long-Term Growth Scenarios for Bangladesh
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7952
Rishabh Sinha
DECRG, The World Bank
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
11 downloads

Incl. Electronic Paper Taxing the Good? Distortions, Misallocation, and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7949
X. Cirera, Roberto Naim Fattal-Jaef and Hibret Belete Maemir
Institute of Development Studies, World Bank and World Bank
Date Posted: January 24, 2017
Working Paper Series
13 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
68 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
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

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 Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Date Posted: January 18, 2017
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
7 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
8 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
9 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
51 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
44 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
Working Paper Series
46 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
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
25 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
18 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
Working Paper Series
19 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
16 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
Working Paper Series
60 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
Working Paper Series
1 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
5 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
22 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
Working Paper Series
21 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
Working Paper Series
10 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
Working Paper Series
2 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
3 downloads

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
Working Paper Series
28 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
Working Paper Series
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
Working Paper Series
24 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
Working Paper Series
17 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
Working Paper Series
24 downloads


 

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