SSRN eLibrary Search Results
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series

     The World Bank Subscribe to this Journal World Bank Online Resources World Bank e-Library World Bank Publications World Bank Web Site
1,660,867 Total downloads | Link to this page | Subscribe to this eJournal (requires login)
Search Within

Viewing: 21 - 70 of 6,714 papers

21.

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 52,673
22.

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 37,232
23.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 22,557
24.

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 11,208
25.

Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,377
26.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,334
27.

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 8,177
28.

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 7,729
29.

Some New Evidence on Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1531
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Grand Valley State University and Independent
Downloads 6,988
30.

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 5,929
31.

A Note on Rising Food Prices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4682
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 5,379
32.

Worldwide Governance Indicators Project: Answering the Critics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4149
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 5,276
33.

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 5,240
34.

Governance Matters II: Updated Indicators for 2000-01

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 4,918
35.

Financial Structure and Bank Profitability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2430
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 4,694
36.

The Regulation and Supervision of Banks Around the World: A New Database

University of Minnesota Financial Studies Working Paper No. 0006; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2588
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Downloads 4,501
37.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,479
38.

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Performance: The Case of Chinese Stock Companies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 1997
Working Paper Series
Amherst College and Peking University
Downloads 4,257
39.

Measuring Financial Inclusion: The Global Findex Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6025
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Downloads 4,240
40.

Measuring Governance, Corruption, and State Capture: How Firms and Bureaucrats Shape the Business Environment in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2312
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
Downloads 3,998
41.

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 3,937
42.

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 3,867
43.

Islamic vs. Conventional Banking: Business Model, Efficiency and Stability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Downloads 3,822
44.

Governance Matters V: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators for 1996-2005

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4012
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 3,743
45.

Public vs. Private Ownership: The Current State of the Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2420
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank (Formerly)
Downloads 3,663
46.

Determinants of Commercial Bank Performance in Transition: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2850
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Rutgers University, Department of Economics

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,365
47.

Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margins and Profitability: Some International Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1900
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
Downloads 3,280
48.

Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2881
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,274
49.

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 3,200
50.

Child Labor: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1454
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Social Development and Cornell University
Downloads 3,183
51.

Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

Univ. of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Auburn University, Williams College and UC Berkeley

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,128
52.

The Changing Corporate Governance Paradigm: Implications for Transition and Developing Countries

Conference Paper, Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, Washington D.C.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics and Political Science and Universitaet Mannheim
Downloads 3,118
53.

Small and Medium Enterprises across the Globe: A New Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3127
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 3,083
54.

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 3,075
55.

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 3,044
56.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,950
57.

The Corporate Governance of Banks: A Concise Discussion of Concepts and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3404
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
UC Berkeley
Downloads 2,900
58.

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,869
59.

Globalization and Workers in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2958
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,799
60.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,790
61.

How Tax Policy and Incentives Affect Foreign Direct Investment: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2509
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) and World Bank
Downloads 2,770
62.

The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4136
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent Consultant, The World Bank, Center for Global Development and Independent Consultant
Downloads 2,726
63.

Financial Institutions and Markets Across Countries and Over Time - Data and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4943
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group and UC Berkeley
Downloads 2,591
64.

Regulating Islamic Financial Institutions: The Nature of the Regulated

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3227
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
George Washington University, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,559
65.

Investor Protection, Ownership, and the Cost of Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2834
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 2,527
66.

Accountability and Corruption: Political Institutions Matter

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2708
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank - Research Department and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,506
67.

Small- and Medium-Size Enterprise Financing in Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2933
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, IAE Business School - Universidad Austral and World Bank - Research Department
Downloads 2,501
68.

Measuring Education Inequality: Gini Coefficients of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2525
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Brazil, Peking University and The World Bank
Downloads 2,472
69.

Financial Literacy Around the World: An Overview of the Evidence with Practical Suggestions for the Way Forward

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6107
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 2,465
70.

Credit Risk Measurement Under Basel II: An Overview and Implementation Issues for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3556
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
BIS/Financial Stability Board and World Bank

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,423