George R. G. Clarke

Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

Associate Professor

5201 University Blvd.

Laredo, TX 78041-1900

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

43

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Corporate Governance and Bank Performance: A Joint Analysis of the Static, Selection, and Dynamic Effects of Domestic, Foreign, and State Ownership

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3632
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 1,645 (6,989)
Citation 57

Abstract:

Bank, governance, M&A, foreign acquisition, privatization

2.

Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Countries, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2698
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 960 (16,471)
Citation 71

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Does Foreign Bank Penetration Reduce Access to Credit in Developing Countries? Evidence from Asking Borrowers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2716
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
George R. G. Clarke, Robert Cull and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 790 (19,331)
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Ownership, Competition, and Corruption: Bribe Takers versus Bribe Payers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2783
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
George R. G. Clarke and Lixin Colin Xu
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 635 (28,912)
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Finance and Income Inequality: Test of Alternative Theories

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2984
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2003
George R. G. Clarke, Lixin Colin Xu and Heng-Fu Zou
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 599 (32,495)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Income inequality, financial intermediary development, Kuznets curve

6.

New Tools for Studying Network Industry Reforms in Developing Countries: The Telecommunications and Electricity Regulation Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3286
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Technology Policy Institute, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Stanford University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Universal(ly Bad) Service: Providing Infrastructure Services to Rural and Poor Urban Consumers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2868
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 523 (37,047)
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8.

Bank Lending to Small Businesses in Latin America: Does Bank Origin Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2760
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Dec 2001
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 469 (47,137)
Citation 41

Abstract:

foreign bank entry, small business lending

9.

Privatization, Competition, and Corruption: How Characteristics of Bribe Takers and Payers Affect Bribe Payments to Utilities

FEEM Working Paper No. 82.2002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
George R. G. Clarke and Lixin Colin Xu
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 398 (56,710)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Corruption, Bribes, Ownership, Competition and Privatization

10.

New Tools and New Tests in Comparative Political Economy: The Database of Political Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2283
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, George R. G. Clarke, Alberto Groff and Philip Keefer
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Government of Switzerland - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 386 (60,067)
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11.

Do Remittances Act Like Insurance? Evidence From a Natural Disaster in Jamaica

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2003
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 385 (51,506)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Remittances, Insurance, Jamaica, Altruism, Migration, JSLC

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Has Private Participation in Water and Sewerage Improved Coverage? Empirical Evidence from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3445
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Katrina Kosec and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Stanford University and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 384 (51,220)
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The Effect of Foreign Entry on Argentina's Domestic Banking Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2158
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, George R. G. Clarke and Andrea Molinari
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and University of Sussex
Downloads 331 (71,572)
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Beyond Tariffs and Quotas: Why Don't African Manufacturers Export More?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3617
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 235 (81,359)
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Bank Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Uganda Commercial Bank

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4407
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Robert Cull and Michael J. Fuchs
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Africa Region
Downloads 205 (114,659)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

16.

Do Government Policies that Promote Competition Encourage - Or Discourage - New Product and Process Development in Low and Middle-Income Countries?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3471
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2004
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 169 (142,890)

Abstract:

Competition policy, innovation, trade policy

17.

Why Don't African Manufacturing Enterprises Export More? The Role of Trade Policy, Infrastructure Quality and Enterprise Characteristics

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 160 (152,956)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Exports, Sub-Saharan Africa, Customs Administration

18.

Access to Credit and Firm Ownership in South Africa

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Dec 2006
George R. G. Clarke and Robert Cull
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 142 (164,374)
Citation 1

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South Africa, Informal Sector, Access to Finance

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Bank Privatization in Argentina: A Model of Political Constraints and Differential Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2633
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 132 (178,092)
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Provincial Bank Privatization in Argentina: The Why, How, and So What?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2159
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke and Robert Cull
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 127 (184,641)
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Why Privatize? The Case of Argentina's Public Provincial Banks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1972
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 126 (183,506)
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The Welfare Effects of Private Sector Participation in Guinea's Urban Water Supply

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2361
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Ana Maria Zuluaga and Claude Menard
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
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A Transitory Regime Water Supply in Conakry, Guinea

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2362
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Claude Menard and George R. G. Clarke
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 112 (183,506)
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How Petty is Petty Corruption? Evidence from Firm Surveys in Africa

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Apr 2008
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 109 (195,300)

Abstract:

Corruption, Africa, Firm Surveys

25.

How Does the Investment Climate Affect Competition in Transition Economies?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 104 (212,477)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Competition, Transition, Trade Policy

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Reforming the Water Supply in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: A Mild Reform in a Turbulent Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2377
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke and Claude Menard
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
Downloads 97 (216,847)
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Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3036
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Frew A. Gebreab and Henry R. Mgombelo
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 84 (213,939)
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Access to Long Term Debt and Effects of Firm's Performance: Lessons from Ecudaor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1725
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 81 (238,892)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Intermediation, Payment Systems & Infrastructure, Strategic Debt Management, Environmental Economics & Policies

29.

Manufacturing Firms in Africa: Some Stylized Facts About Wages and Productivity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2012
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 61 (251,352)

Abstract:

Africa, Zambia, Productivity, Manufacturing, Wages, East Asia

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External Finance and Firm Survival in the Aftermath of the Crisis: Evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6050
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Robert Cull and Gregory Kisunko
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 37 (350,018)
Citation 1

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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Microfinance, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress

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The Internet as a General-Purpose Technology: Firm-Level Evidence from Around the World

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Feb 2015
George R. G. Clarke, Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang and Lixin Colin Xu
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Information and Communications Technologies Department (ICT) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Business Environment, Economic Agglomeration and Job Creation Around the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6706
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Yue Li and Lixin Colin Xu
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 29 (359,843)

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Environmental Economics & Policies, Microfinance, Labor Markets, Private Participation in Infrastructure, Banks & Banking Reform

33.

Firm Registration and Bribes: Results from a Microenterprise Survey in Africa

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 27 (343,656)

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Are Managers’ Perceptions of Constraints to Growth Reliable? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in South Africa

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 23 (397,484)
Citation 1

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Subjective Data, Perceptions, South Africa

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Lying About Firm Performance: Evidence from a Survey in Nigeria

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Dec 2011
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 22 (415,596)

Abstract:

firm survey, reticence

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Do Reticent Managers Lie During Firm Surveys?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
Downloads 10 (451,420)

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Reticence, Nigeria, Africa, Corruption, Wages

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Price Competition and Market Transparency: Evidence from a Random Response Technique

Emprica, Journal of Applied Economics and Economic Policy, Vol. 41, No. 5, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Klaus Sylvester Friesenbichler, George R. G. Clarke and Michael Wong
Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and World Bank
Downloads 6 (492,901)

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survey reticence, anser bias, candour, market transparency, random response technique, asymmetric information, competition, price taker

38.

Effect of Enterprise Ownership and Foreign Competition on Internet Diffusion in the Transition Economies

Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp. 341-370, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2010
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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Bridging the Digital Divide: How Enterprise Ownership and Foreign Competition Affect Internet Access in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2629
Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

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Do Indirect Questions Reduce Lying About Corruption? Evidence from a Quasi-Field Experiment

Comparative Economic Studies, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 103-135, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
George R. G. Clarke, Klaus Sylvester Friesenbichler and Michael Wong
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Austrian Institute of Economic Research and World Bank
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41.

Foreign Bank Entry: Experience, Implications for Developing Economies, and Agenda for Further Research

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 25-59, Spring 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Has the Internet Increased Trade? Developed and Developing Country Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 465-484, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute

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Political and Economic Determinants of the Likelihood of Privatizing Argentine Public Banks

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 45, No. 1, Part 1
Posted: 17 Apr 2002
Robert Cull and George R. G. Clarke
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

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