Iván Torre

World Bank

Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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SSRN CITATIONS

14

CROSSREF CITATIONS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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The Sooner, the Better: The Early Economic Impact of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9257
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 28 May 2020
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Energy Policies & Economics, Public Health Promotion, Law and Justice Institutions, Health Care Services Industry, Leprosy, Avian Flu, Communicable Diseases, Cholera

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Vertical and Horizontal Redistribution: The Cases of Western and Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8657
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, ifo Institute, World Bank, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), World Bank and ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
Downloads 156 (334,242)

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Poverty Reduction Strategies, Rural Labor Markets, Labor Markets, Public Sector Economics, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Taxation & Subsidies, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Inequality

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I Perceive Therefore I Demand: The Formation of Inequality Perceptions and Demand for Redistribution

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8926
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 105 (452,233)
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Educational Sciences, Employment and Unemployment, Inequality, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Gender and Development

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Does Job Polarization Explain the Rise in Earnings Inequality? Evidence from Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8652
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2018
Maurizio Bussolo, Iván Torre and Hernan Winkler
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank and World Bank
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Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Gender and Development, Labor & Employment Law, Poverty Reduction Strategies

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Explaining the Evolution of Job Tenure in Europe, 1995–2020

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2022
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 102 (461,717)

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job tenure, employment, labor maker, labor legislation, trade openness, Europe

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Measuring Human Capital in Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9458
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Iván Torre
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 89 (508,275)

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human capital, education, health, Europe, Central Asia

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Feeling Poor, Feeling Rich, or Feeling Middle-Class: An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9456
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank and World Bank
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Inequalities, subjective ranking, well-being

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Opening-up Trajectories and Economic Recovery: Lessons after the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9480
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 60 (628,108)
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Pandemic, COVID-19, economic impact, opening-up process, high-frequency data, Europe, Central Asia

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Protect Incomes or Protect Jobs? The Role of Social Policies in Post-Pandemic Recovery

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2022
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 55 (654,772)
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pandemic, labor market policies, Social protection, Cash Transfers, unemployment insurance, job retention

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Management Capabilities and Performance of Firms in the Russian Federation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8996
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Arti Grover and Iván Torre
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 51 (677,304)

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Electoral Cycles and Public Spending during the Pandemic

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 10214
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Oct 2022
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Social protection, pandemic, governance, electoral cycle

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Is Social Protection a Luxury Good?

World Bank Group Policy Research Working Paper 10174
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
World Bank, Georgetown University and World Bank
Downloads 29 (855,725)

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Social protection, Engel curve, pandemic, governance, distribution, ICT, selective data reporting

Is Social Protection a Luxury Good?

NBER Working Paper No. w30484
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
World Bank, Georgetown University and World Bank
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Job Tenure and Structural Change in the Transition Economies of Europe

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Oct 2022
World Bank - Chief Economist Office for Europe and Central Asia, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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Job tenure, employment, labor market, transition