Paolo Verme

World Bank Group

Washington, DC 20433

United States

University of Turin - Department of Economics

Via Po, 53

Torino, 10124

Italy

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Happiness, Freedom and Control

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Econpubblica Centre for Research on the Public Sector, Working Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Happiness, Freedom, Control, Personality

Happiness, Freedom and Control

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Vol. 71, pp. 146-161, 2009, Bocconi University Econpubblica Working Paper No. 141/2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Happiness, Freedom, Control, Personality

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Life Satisfaction and Income Inequality

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Happiness, Inequality

Life Satisfaction and Income Inequality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5574
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Inequality, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Economic Theory & Research, Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis

Life Satisfaction and Income Inequality

ECINEQ Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Aug 2010
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Life Satisfaction and Income Inequality

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 111-127, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Top Incomes and the Measurement of Inequality in Egypt

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6557
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vladimir Hlasny and Paolo Verme
Ewha Womans University and World Bank Group
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Inequality, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Income, Economic Theory & Research

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Pro-Poor Growth During Exceptional Growth: Evidence from a Transition Economy

European Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 3, No. 1, June 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Growth, poverty, inequality, Kazakhstan

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Life Satisfaction, Social Capital and the Bonding-Bridging Nexus

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5945
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Maurizio Pugno and Paolo Verme
University of Cassino - Department of Economics and Law and World Bank Group
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Social Capital, Economic Theory & Research, Social Inclusion & Institutions, Cultural Policy, Labor Policies

A Structural Analysis of Growth and Poverty in the Short-Term

U of Torino Economics Working Paper No. 05-07
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Growth, Poverty, Inequality

A Structural Analysis of Growth and Poverty in the Short-Term

The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 19-39, Spring 2010
Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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Stochastic Dominance, Poverty and the Treatment Effect Curve

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 365-373, January 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Jan 2010
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Stochastic Dominance, Poverty, Impact Evaluation

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Evaluating Pro-Poor Transfers When Targeting is Weak: The Albanian Ndihma Ekonomike Program Revisited

University of Florence DSE Working Paper No. 08/2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Lucia Mangiavacchi and Paolo Verme
University of Florence - Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche and World Bank Group
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Social assistance, Poverty, Impact Evaluation, Albania

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The Relative Income and Relative Deprivation Hypotheses: A Review of the Empirical Literature

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6606
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Inequality, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Rural Poverty Reduction

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Constraints to Growth and Job Creation in Low-Income Commonwealth of Independent States Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3893
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets, Labor Standards, Pro-Poor Growth and Inequality, Economic Growth

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A Multiple Correspondence Analysis Approach to the Measurement of Multidimensional Poverty in Morocco, 2001-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6087
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Abdeljaouad Ezzrari and Paolo Verme
National Observatory of Living Standards and World Bank Group
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Debt Markets

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Prices and Welfare

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7566
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Abdelkrim Araar and Paolo Verme
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and World Bank Group
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Public Sector Management and Reform, Economics and Institutions, Consumption, Non Governmental Organizations, Social Protections & Assistance, Inequality, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

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Reforming Subsidies: A Tool-Kit for Policy Simulations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6148
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Abdelkrim Araar and Paolo Verme
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and World Bank Group
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Markets and Market Access, Climate Change Economics, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Access to Markets

Who is Deprived? Who Feels Deprived? Labor Deprivation, Youth and Gender in Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6090
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Umar Serajuddin and Paolo Verme
World Bank and World Bank Group
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Labor Markets, Population Policies, Labor Policies, Gender and Development, Housing & Human Habitats

Who is Deprived? Who Feels Deprived? Labor Deprivation, Youth, and Gender in Morocco

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp. 140-163, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Umar Serajuddin and Paolo Verme
World Bank and World Bank Group
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labor participation, Morocco, reference groups, relative deprivation, subjective deprivation

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An Evaluation of the 2014 Subsidy Reforms in Morocco and a Simulation of Further Reforms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7224
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme and Khalid El-Massnaoui
World Bank Group and World Bank
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Inequality, Hydrology, Energy and Environment, Global Environment, Energy Demand, Energy and Mining, Social Protections & Assistance

Social Assistance and Poverty Reduction in Moldova, 2001-2004 - An Impact Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4658
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor, Economic Theory & Research

Social Assistance and Poverty Reduction in Moldova, 2001-2004: An Impact Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4658
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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Social assistance, Poverty, Evaluation, Moldova

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The Economics of Forced Displacement: An Introduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8038
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Inequality, Non Governmental Organizations, Conflict and Fragile States, Economics and Institutions, Public Sector Management and Reform, Social Protections & Assistance

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Female Labor Participation in the Arab World: Some Evidence from Panel Data in Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7031
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank Group, World Bank and High Commission for the Plan of Morocco - Department of Statistics
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Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Social Development, Economics and Gender, Labor Markets, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economics, Rural Labor Markets, Anthropology

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Labor Mobility, Economic Shocks, and Jobless Growth: Evidence from Panel Data in Morocco

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6795
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank Group, World Bank, High Commission for the Plan of Morocco - Department of Statistics and High Commission for the Plan of Morocco - Department of Statistics
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Labor Markets, Population Policies, Labor Policies, Housing & Human Habitats, Markets and Market Access

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Individual Diversity and the Gini Decomposition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6763
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lidia Ceriani and Paolo Verme
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and World Bank Group
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Inequality, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Population Policies, Health Systems Development & Reform, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Relative Deprivation, Reference Groups and the Assessment of Standard of Living

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5930
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jacques Silber and Paolo Verme
Bar-Ilan University and World Bank Group
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Inequality, Economic Theory & Research, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Labor Policies, Emerging Markets

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Relative Deprivation with Imperfect Information

Economics Bulletin, Vol. 4, No. 7 pp. 1-9, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2008
Paolo Verme and Rima Izem
World Bank Group and Harvard University - Department of Statistics
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Relative Deprivation, Information, Inequality

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The Poverty Reduction Capacity of Private and Public Transfers in Transition

Bar-Ilan University Department of Economics Research Paper No. 2010-16
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Private Transfers, Social Insurance, Social Assistance, Transitional Economies

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Relative Deprivation in the Labour 'Space'

Department of Economics, S. Cognetti de Martiis, QR 1, No. 07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Relative deprivation, Labor participation

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Subsidy Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa Region: A Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7754
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Inequality, Economics and Institutions, Energy and Mining, Energy Demand, Industrial Economics, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Growth, Non Governmental Organizations, Energy and Environment, Public Sector Management and Reform, Social Protections & Assistance

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The Quest for Subsidy Reforms in Libya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7225
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Abdelkrim Araar, Nada Choueiri and Paolo Verme
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and World Bank Group
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Energy and Mining, Global Environment, Energy and Environment, Inequality, Social Protections & Assistance, Energy Demand

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Economic Development and Female Labor Participation in the Middle East and North Africa: A Test of the U-Shape Hypothesis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6927
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Population Policies, Regional Economic Development, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Labor Markets

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Happiness, Deprivation and the Alter Ego

IRISS-C/I Working Paper No. 2009-18
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Happiness, deprivation, inequality

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The Impact of Top Incomes Biases on the Measurement of Inequality in the United States

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2018
Vladimir Hlasny and Paolo Verme
Ewha Womans University and World Bank Group
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Top Incomes, Inequality Measures, Survey Nonresponse, Pareto Distribution, Parametric Estimation

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A Comparative Analysis of Subsidy Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa Region

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7755
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Abdelkrim Araar and Paolo Verme
Université Laval - Département d'Économique and World Bank Group
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Public Sector Management and Reform, Energy and Environment, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Growth, Industrial Economics, Non Governmental Organizations, Energy and Mining, Energy Demand, Social Protections & Assistance, Economics and Institutions, Inequality

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Estimating Quarterly Poverty Rates Using Labor Force Surveys: A Primer

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6466
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Independent, National Observatory of Living Standards, World Bank and World Bank Group
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis

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Top Incomes and Inequality Measurement: A Comparative Analysis of Correction Methods Using the EU SILC Data

Econometrics 6(2):30, June 2018.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Vladimir Hlasny and Paolo Verme
Ewha Womans University and World Bank Group
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Top Incomes, Inequality Measures, Survey Nonresponse, Pareto Distribution, Parametric Estimation, EU SILC

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The Impact of Forced Displacement on Host Communities: A Review of the Empirical Literature in Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8727
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Paolo Verme and Kirsten Schuettler
World Bank Group and World Bank
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Social Cohesion, Rural Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Labor Markets

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Risk Preferences and the Decision to Flee Conflict

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8376
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Lidia Ceriani and Paolo Verme
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and World Bank Group
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Gender and Development, Energy Policies & Economics, Educational Sciences, Energy and Mining, Social Cohesion

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The Poverty Reduction Capacity of Public and Private Transfers in Transition

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming, ECINEQ Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Aug 2010
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group
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Optimal Targeting Under Budget Constraints in a Humanitarian Context

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8191
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Sep 2017
Chiara Gigliarano and Paolo Verme
Università Politecnica delle Marche - Faculty of Economics and World Bank Group
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Inequality, Conflict and Fragile States, Food Security, Nutrition, Social Protections & Assistance

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The Income Lever and the Allocation of Aid

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6367
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lidia Ceriani and Paolo Verme
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and World Bank Group
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Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Services & Transfers to Poor, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Conditions and Volatility

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Female Labor Participation in the Arab World: Evidence from Panel Data in Morocco

LABOUR, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 258-284, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
World Bank Group, World Bank and High Commission for the Plan of Morocco - Department of Statistics
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Minimum Income in a Transition Economy

Economics of Transition, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 683-712, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Lucia Mangiavacchi and Paolo Verme
University of the Balearic Islands - Departament d'Economia Aplicada and World Bank Group
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Minimum income, anti‐poverty programmes, programme evaluation, Albania

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Relative Deprivation, Reference Groups and the Assessment of Standard of Living

Economic Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Jaques Gabriel Silber and Paolo Verme
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and World Bank Group

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Generalized Gini index, Income satisfaction, Relative deprivation

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Distributional Change, Reference Groups and the Measurement of Relative Deprivation

ECINEQ Working Papers No. 2009-136
Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Jacques Silber and Paolo Verme
Bar-Ilan University and World Bank Group

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deprivation, reference groups, inequality

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Relative Labour Deprivation and Urban Migration in Turkey

Journal of Economic Inequality, May 2009
Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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Labour participation, Reference groups, Relative deprivation, Turkey

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Macroeconomic Policies and Social Unrest in Uzbekistan

Post-Soviet Affairs, Vol. 22, p. 276-288, 2006
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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Macroeconomic policies, social unrest, uzbekistan

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Unemployment, Labour Policies and Health in Transition: Evidence from Kazakhstan

United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research, Working Paper No. 151
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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Unemployment, labour market policies, health, Kazakhstan

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The Choice of the Working Sector in Transition Income and Non-Income Determinants of Sector Participation in Kazakhstan

Economics of Transition, Vol. 8, No. 3, November 2000
Posted: 26 Sep 2001
Paolo Verme
World Bank Group

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