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

44

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Scholarly Papers (44)

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

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

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 1,066 (21,842)

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

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)
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Ownership, Competition, and Corruption: Bribe Takers Versus Bribe Payers

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)
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Finance and Income Inequality: Test of Alternative Theories

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)
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Income inequality, financial intermediary development, Kuznets curve

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Universal(Ly Bad) Service: Providing Infrastructure Services to Rural and Poor Urban Consumers

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

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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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 545 (54,828)
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Remittances, Insurance, Jamaica, Altruism, Migration, JSLC

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

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 496 (61,773)
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foreign bank entry, small business lending

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

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

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 440 (71,516)
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Corruption, Bribes, Ownership, Competition and Privatization

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

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 the Swiss Confederation - Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Inter-American Development Bank
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The Effect of Foreign Entry on Argentina's Domestic Banking Sector

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 356 (91,649)
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Beyond Tariffs and Quotas: Why Don't African Manufacturers Export More?

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 325 (101,503)
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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
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Emerging Markets

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

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2004
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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Competition policy, innovation, trade policy

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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 172 (190,122)
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Exports, Sub-Saharan Africa, Customs Administration

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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 160 (202,225)
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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

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
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Why Privatize? The Case of Argentina's Public Provincial Banks

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
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A Transitory Regime Water Supply in Conakry, Guinea

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
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Provincial Bank Privatization in Argentina: The Why, How, and so What?

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)
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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 130 (239,268)
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Corruption, Africa, Firm Surveys

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Telecommunications Reform in Malawi

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
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The Welfare Effects of Private Sector Participation in Guinea's Urban Water Supply

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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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 113 (265,427)
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Africa, Zambia, Productivity, Manufacturing, Wages, East Asia

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

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
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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 110 (270,498)

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Competition, Transition, Trade Policy

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

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

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

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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
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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 30 (507,918)
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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
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Reticence, Nigeria, Africa, Corruption, Wages

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How Do Teenagers Answer Questions About Contraceptive Use? Differences Between Young Women’s and Young Men’s Answers

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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Birth Control, Surveys, Sensitive Questions

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

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Is Corruption a Greater Burden for Registered Mses? Evidence from Zambia

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 1604-1623, 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Jun 2020
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business
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Africa, bribes, corruption, informality, Zambia

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Perceptions of Corruption: An Empirical Study Controlling for Survey Bias

Friesenbichler, Klaus S., Selenko, Eva, Clarke, George, "Perceptions of Corruption: An Empirical Study Controlling for Survey Bias", Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, First published date: September-14-2017, doi: 10.1177/0260107917723787
Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Klaus Friesenbichler, Eva Selenko and George R. G. Clarke
Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Independent and Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

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corruption, work engagement, survey reticence, random response, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

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Bridging the Digital Divide: How Enterprise Ownership and Foreign Competition Affect Internet Access in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business

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

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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