Alan Gelb

Center for Global Development

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Washington, DC 20036

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Identification for Development: The Biometrics Revolution

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 315
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Alan Gelb and Julia Clark
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 630 (45,149)
Citation 17

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biometric identification, civil registry, voter registration, G2P, financial inclusion, transfers

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Oil for Uganda – or Ugandans? Can Cash Transfers Prevent the Resource Curse?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 261
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Alan Gelb and Stephanie Majerowicz
Center for Global Development and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 404 (78,348)
Citation 10

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Oil Rents, Resource Curse, Cash Transfers

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Development as Diffusion: Manufacturing Productivity and Sub-Saharan Africa's Missing Middle

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Center for Global Development, European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 264 (125,546)
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Productivity, Manufacturing, Dualism, Firms, Africa

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Cash at Your Fingertips: Biometric Technology for Transfers in Developing and Resource-Rich Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Alan Gelb and Caroline Decker
Center for Global Development and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 235 (141,157)
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biometric technology, cash transfer, resource-rich states, developing countries

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Does Poor Mean Cheap? A Comparative Look at Africa's Industrial Labor Costs

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 325
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Center for Global Development, European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 129 (238,467)
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Africa, manufacturing, private sector, labor cost, productivity, firm survey

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How Much Does Natural Resource Extraction Really Diminish National Wealth? The Implications of Discovery

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Alan Gelb, Kai Kaiser and Lorena Viñuela
Center for Global Development, World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission and Syracuse University - Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Downloads 114 (261,330)
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development, mining, natural resource, resource rich, hydrocarbons, depletion, extractive, wealth measurement

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Resource Windfalls, Optimal Public Investment and Redistribution: The Role of Total Factor Productivity and Administrative Capacity

IMF Working Paper No. 12/200
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Rabah Arezki, Arnaud Dupuy and Alan Gelb
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Center for Global Development
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Resource Windfall, Public Investment, Total Factor Productivity, Administrative Capacity, Economic Models, Natural Resources, Resource Allocation, Revenues

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The Anatomy of Program-for-Results: An Approach to Results-Based Aid

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 374
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Alan Gelb and Nabil Hashmi
Center for Global Development and Center for Global Development
Downloads 44 (440,761)
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World Bank, results-based, service delivery

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How Can Donors Create Incentives for Results and Flexibility for Fragile States? A Proposal for IDA

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 227
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Alan Gelb
Center for Global Development
Downloads 33 (488,485)
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International Development Association, development results, fragile states, performance-based allocations systems

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Should Countries Be More Like Shopping Malls? A Proposal for Service Performance Guarantees

Development Policy Review, Vol. 37, Issue 4, pp. 526-545, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 May 2020
Center for Global Development, Center for Global Development, University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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accountability, foreign direct investment (FDI), results‐based aid, service performance guarantee, special economic zone