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101.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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102.

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 4,282
103.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
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104.

Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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105.

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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106.

Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 02-17
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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107.

Risk-Based Student Loans

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 527, 2013
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law

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108.

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, World Bank Global Insights Initiative and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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109.

Microfinance and Missing Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,054
110.

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and International Rescue Committee

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111.

Punctuality: A Cultural Trait as Equilibrium

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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112.

The Evolution of the Bitcoin Economy: Extracting and Analyzing the Network of Payment Relationships

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, Deutsche Bundesbank and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology
Downloads 1,837
113.

Predicting Local Violence

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Brown University, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and University College of London
Downloads 1,633
114.

Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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115.

Intellectual Capital Evaluation: Relationship between Knowledge Management Implementation and Company’s Performance

12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, September 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 1,441
116.

Social Capital and Social Quilts: Network Patterns of Favor Exchange

American Economic Review, 2012, 102(5): 1857-97.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Washington - Economics
Downloads 1,441
117.

Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 941, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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118.

Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley
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119.

Regulation and Growth

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank Group - Private Sector Advisory Services Department
Downloads 1,323
120.

What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,310
121.

The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, World Bank Global Insights Initiative, University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee

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122.

Growth Theory through the Lens of Development Economics

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-01
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,257
123.

‘Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion and Sustainability

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 13-047
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University
Downloads 1,247
124.

Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,234
125.

Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,182
126.

What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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127.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2008 - 006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - Utrecht University School of Economics
Downloads 1,110
128.

The Impact of Business Regulatory Reforms on Economic Growth

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 26 (3), pp. 285-307
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 1,107
129.

Firm Dynamics and Productivity Growth: A Review of Micro Evidence from OECD Countries

OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 297
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Hitotsubashi University - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 1,082
130.

Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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131.

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and George Washington University - School of Business

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132.

Information Technology and Rural Development in India

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,027
133.

Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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134.

Bonding, Law Enforcement and Corporate Governance in China

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 13, p. 82, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 May 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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135.

International Migration, Human Capital, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3578, University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy Working Paper No. 02-011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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136.

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 918
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College

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137.

Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Ranchi University
Downloads 875
138.

Centrality Measures in Networks

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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139.

Corruption

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-08, HKS Working Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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140.

The Role of Policy and Institutions for Productivity and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Micro and Industry Data

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 May 2002
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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141.

Information Technology and India's Economic Development

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 523
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 833
142.

Islamic Banking and Economic Development

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Bangor Business School
Downloads 831
143.

Regulation and Internet Use in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2979
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Technology Policy Institute
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144.

Community Based (and Driven) Development: A Critical Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3209
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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145.

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Department of Economics

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146.

Financial Development and Financing constraints: International Evidence from the Structural Investment Model

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2694
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
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147.

Facilitating Development: The Role of Business Groups

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 98-076
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jun 1998
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
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148.

Methods for Microeconometric Risk and Vulnerability Assessments

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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149.

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1038, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University and Federal Trade Commission

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150.

Indian Federalism, Economic Reform and Globalization

UC Santa Cruz Center for International Economics Working Paper No. 02-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 717