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451.

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 37,209
452.

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 22,551
453.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,014
454.

Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth?

U of Minnesota Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Institute for Business Innovation and UC Berkeley
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455.

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
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456.

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 9,331
457.

The Role of Education in Economic Development: A Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Cag University
Downloads 8,928
458.

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 8,172
459.

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
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460.

Preparing a Referee Report: Guidelines and Perspectives

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 7,092
461.

A Short Treatise on Fantasy Sports and the Law: How America Regulates its New National Pastime

Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, Vol. 3, January 2012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
City University of New York - Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 6,473
462.

Does Mother Nature Corrupt? Natural Resources, Corruption, and Economic Growth

IMF Working Paper No. 99/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Federal Statistical Office
Downloads 6,319
463.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 6,176
464.

The Global Automotive Industry Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries

UNIDO Sectorial Studies Series Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation - Strategic Research and Economics
Downloads 6,170
465.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 6,073
466.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 5,436
467.

What Every Investor Should Know About Commodities, Part I: Univariate Return Analysis

Alternative Investment Research Centre Working Paper No. 29, Cass Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Independent and Deutsche Bank AG (London)
Downloads 5,215
468.

WiMAX: Opportunity or Hype?

ITERA, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Interdisciplinary Center for Law and Information Technology (ICRI)
Downloads 4,925
469.

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 4,915
470.

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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471.

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 4,843
472.

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 4,474
473.

Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
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474.

The Role of Globalization in Economic Development

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,441
475.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect The Performance of Firms?

FEEM Working Paper No. 52.2009
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Brescia - Department of Economics and University of Ferrara

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Downloads 4,318
476.

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 4,278
477.

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 4,255
478.

The Political Economy of Oil and the Crisis of the Arab State System

FEEM Working Paper No. 61.2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
Downloads 4,220
479.

Schumpeter’s View on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Management Trends in Theory and Practice, (ed.) Stefan Hittmar, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, University of Zilina & Institute of Management by University of Zilina, 2013, ISBN 978-80-554-0736-4
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Gdańsk - Faculty of Management
Downloads 4,078
480.

What Every Investor Should Know About Commodities, Part Ii: Multivariate Return Analysis

Alternative Investment Research Centre Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent and Deutsche Bank AG (London)

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Downloads 4,004
481.

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 3,986
482.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 3,861
483.

Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,826
484.

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 3,742
485.

Value-Based Inventory Management

Value-Based Inventory Management, Journal of Economic Forecasting, 9/1, 82-90, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 3,608
486.

The Effect of IMF and World Bank Programs on Poverty

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
New York University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,564
487.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,545
488.

Problems of Implementing International Accounting Standards in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,531
489.

Foreign Direct Investment, Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Rule of Law

McGeorge Global Business and Development Law Journal, Vol. 19, p. 337, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2006
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 3,509
490.

Conceptualizing the Innovation Process – Trends and Outlook

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BPR 10/STI/2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Working Paper Series
National Research University - Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 3,456
491.

Myths and Realities of Governance and Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,413
492.

New Institutional Economics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Baylor University, Department of Entrepreneurship

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,401
493.

Cryptofinance

Number of pages: 141 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,319
494.

The Role of the Capital Market in the Economic Development

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 3,236
495.

The Economic Costs of Corruption: A Survey and New Evidence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Heidelberg and IAMO
Downloads 3,129
496.

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

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497.

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 3,115
498.

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
Downloads 3,100
499.

Net Working Capital Management Strategies as Factor Shaping Small Firm Value

Oficyna Wydawnicza Szkoly Glownej Handlowej w Warszawie, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 3,081
500.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,017