Ambar Narayan

World Bank, Poverty Global Practice

Lead Economist

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Is Literacy Shared within Households? Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-44
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2001
Kaushik Basu, Ambar Narayan and Martin Ravallion
Cornell University - Department of Economics, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and Georgetown University
Downloads 454 (63,654)
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Household behavior, literacy, externalities, earnings, Bangladesh

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Electoral Accountability, Fiscal Decentralization and Service Delivery in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5614
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank and World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission
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Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Parliamentary Government, E-Government, Debt Markets

3.

Measuring the Quality of Education and Health Services: The Use of Perception Data from Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5033
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Basab Dasgupta, Ambar Narayan and Emmanuel Skoufias
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
Downloads 174 (175,295)
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Housing & Human Habitats, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Governance Indicators, Access to Finance, Education For All

A Global Count of the Extreme Poor in 2012: Data Issues, Methodology and Initial Results

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7432
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Africa, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Poverty Lines, Poverty Diagnostics, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Inequality, Poverty Assessment, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis

A Global Count of the Extreme Poor in 2012: Data Issues, Methodology and Initial Results

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9442
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Africa, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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global poverty, poverty measurement, purchasing power parity

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Electoral Accountability and Local Government Spending in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6782
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Indonesia Resident Mission
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Subnational Economic Development, Parliamentary Government, E-Government, Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Debt Markets

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Born with a Silver Spoon: Inequality in Educational Achievement Across the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7152
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Education For All, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Economics of Education

7.

Assessing Poverty and Distributional Impacts of the Global Crisis in the Philippines: A Microsimulation Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5286
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, Universidad Nacional de La Plata and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Labor Policies, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research

8.

Shared Prosperity: Links to Growth, Inequality and Inequality of Opportunity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6649
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Inequality, Achieving Shared Growth, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Services & Transfers to Poor

9.

Is Knowledge Shared within Households?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2261
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Ravallion, Kaushik Basu and Ambar Narayan
Georgetown University, Cornell University - Department of Economics and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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Looking Back on Two Decades of Poverty and Well-Being in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7626
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ambar Narayan and Rinku Murgai
World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Inequality, Equity and Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Pro-Poor Growth

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Assessing Ex Ante the Poverty and Distributional Impact of the Global Crisis in a Developing Country: A Micro-Simulation Approach with Application to Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5238
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Poverty Global Practice, Universidad Nacional de La Plata and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research

12.

Outcomes, Opportunity and Development: Why Unequal Opportunities and Not Outcomes Hinder Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6735
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Economic Theory & Research, Population Policies, Inequality, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Information Security & Privacy

13.

Why Did Poverty Decline in India? A Nonparametric Decomposition Exercise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7602
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

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To What Extent are Bangladesh's Recent Gains in Poverty Reduction Different from the Past?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5199
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Aphichoke Kotikula, Ambar Narayan and Hassan Zaman
World Bank, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Access to Finance, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping

15.

Does Access to Information Empower the Poor? Evidence from the Dominican Republic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6895
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emmanuel Skoufias, Renata Narita and Ambar Narayan
World Bank, University of São Paulo (USP) and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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How Do Ex Ante Simulations Compare with Ex Post Evaluations? Evidence from the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5705
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Research Department, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Youth and Governance, Primary Education

17.

Inequality of Opportunities in the Labor Market: Evidence from Life in Transition Surveys in Europe and Central Asia

Background Paper for the World Development Report 2013. Revised version published at IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2013), 2:7
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
World Bank, Independent, World Bank, Poverty Global Practice and World Bank
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Inequality, equality of opportunity, labor markets, jobs, perceptions, Europe & Central Asia

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How Unfair is the Inequality of Wage Earnings in Russia? Estimates from Panel Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7291
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sailesh Tiwari, Gabriel Lara Ibarra and Ambar Narayan
World Bank, The World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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Inequality

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Equality of Opportunities and Fiscal Incidence in Cote D'Ivoire

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6048
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana Abras, Jose Cuesta, Alejandro Hoyos and Ambar Narayan
World Bank, World Bank, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and World Bank, Poverty Global Practice
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Primary Education, Population Policies, Disability, Gender and Law, Rural Poverty Reduction