Forhad Shilpi

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

After the 'License Raj': Economic Liberalization and Aggregate Private Investment in India

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Aug 2003
M. Shahe Emran, M. Imam Alam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, University of Northern Iowa - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 426 (52,759)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Private Investment, India, Economic Liberalization, ARDL

2.

Estimating Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Aug 2007
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 423 (52,051)
Citation 2

Abstract:

import demand, foreign exchange rationing, virtual price, India, Sri Lanka, cointegration

3.

Foreign Trade Regimes and Import Demand Function: Evidence from Sri Lanka

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 May 2002
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 278 (85,150)

Abstract:

Import Demand, Trade Policy, Sri Lanka, Cointegration, Intertemporal Substitution

4.

Marketing Externalities and Market Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2839
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi and M. Shahe Emran
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2007
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 104 (213,903)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Structural Change, Agriculture, Crop Specialization, The Extent of the Market, Market versus Home Production, Commercialization

The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4534
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 84 (247,036)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Markets and Market Access, Political Economy, Debt Markets, Crops & Crop Management Systems

The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization

Canadian Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Sep 2010
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Abstract:

6.

Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in a Rural Economy

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 160 (150,879)

Abstract:

Intergenerational Occupational Correlations, Non-Farm Participation, Gender effect, Cultural Inheritance, Selection on Observables, Selection on Unobservables

Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-Run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Claudia N. Berg, M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University, George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Microfinance, Moneylenders, Microcredit, Competition, Interest Rate, Informal Borrowing, Bangladesh

Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-Run Effects of Mfis on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6619
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Claudia N. Berg, M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University, George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 60 (299,562)

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets

Microfinance and Moneylenders: Long-Run Effects of MFIs on Informal Credit Market in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Claudia N. Berg, M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University, George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Microfinance, Moneylenders, Microcredit, Interest Rates, Informal Borrowing, Long-run Effects, Bangladesh, Identification through Heteroskedasticity

Admission is Free Only If Your Dad is Rich! Distributional Effects of Corruption in Schools in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 126 (185,245)

Abstract:

Corruption, Bribes, Education, Schools, Inequality, Income Effect, Bargaining Power, Regressive Effects.

Admission is Free Only If Your Dad is Rich! Distributional Effects of Corruption in Schools in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6671
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 28 (409,818)

Abstract:

Rural Poverty Reduction, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Labor Policies, Inequality, Economic Theory & Research

9.

Where to Sell? Market Facilities and Agricultural Marketing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4455
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi and Dina Umali-Deininger
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 145 (147,677)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Markets and Market Access, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Debt Markets, Access to Markets, Housing & Human Habitats

10.

Gender, Generations, and Non-Farm Participation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jul 2003
M. Shahe Emran, Misuzu Otsuka and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 121 (189,256)

Abstract:

Intergenerational Correlations, Non-Farm Participation, Gender Effect, Two Stage Conditional Maximum Likelihood

Gender, Geography and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-Reform India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6055
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 69 (277,951)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Population Policies, Primary Education, Education and Society, Population & Development, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems

Gender, Geography and Generations: Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Post-Reform India

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Intergenerational Mobility, Education, Equality of Opportunity, Sibling Correlation, Intergenerational Correlation, Economic Liberalization, Rural-Urban Inequality, Gender Gap, India

12.

Determinants of Choice of Migration Destination

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4728
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 98 (196,564)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Inequality

General Equilibrium Effects of Land Market Restrictions on Labor Market: Evidence from Wages in Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5461
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 46 (340,172)

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Political Economy, Population Policies, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies

General Equilibrium Effects of Land Market Restrictions on Labor Market: Evidence from Wages in Sri Lanka

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 39 (364,089)

Abstract:

Policy Restrictions in Land Market, Sales Restriction, Rental Restriction, Labor Market, Wages, General Equilibrium Effect, Interaction Effect, Travel Time, Malaria, Sri Lanka

14.

Is Black Market Exchange Rate a Good Indicator of Equilibrium Exchange Rate? A Simple Test with Evidence from South Asia

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Black Market Exchange Rate, Premium, Equilibrium Exchange Rate, India, Sri Lanka

15.

Spatial Specialization and Farm-Nonfarm Linkages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4611
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Uwe Deichmann, Forhad Shilpi and Renos Vakis
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 68 (260,146)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Rural Poverty Reduction, Crops & Crop Management Systems, Labor Policies

16.

The Spatial Division of Labor in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2845
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi and Marcel Fafchamps
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Downloads 66 (258,124)
Citation 15

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17.

Migration, Sorting and Regional Inequality: Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4616
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 56 (290,874)

Abstract:

Population Policies, Access to Finance, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Lines, Debt Markets

18.

Isolation and Subjective Welfare: Evidence from South Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4535
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 42 (334,292)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy &Planning, Economic Theory &Research, Health Monitoring &Evaluation, Consumption, Inequality

Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Aug 2015
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 28 (409,818)

Abstract:

Land Market Restrictions, Structural Change, Agriculture vs. non-farm, Migration Costs, Labor Market, Non-agricultural Employment, Poverty, Historical Malaria

Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7525
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Achieving Shared Growth, Employment and Shared Growth, Pro-Poor Growth, Equity and Development

20.

Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7056
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
Columbia University and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 21 (386,163)

Abstract:

Employment and Shared Growth, Rural Labor Markets, Equity and Development, Social Protections & Assistance, Achieving Shared Growth, Labor Markets, Rural Poverty Reduction Strategies, Pro-Poor Growth, Rural Poverty Reduction

21.

Subjective Welfare, Isolation and Relative Consumption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 9

Abstract:

Subjective well-being, relative deprivation, rivalry

22.

Understanding the Sources of Spatial Disparity and Convergence: Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6519
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 20 (394,611)

Abstract:

Regional Economic Development, Housing & Human Habitats, Rural Poverty Reduction, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Population Policies

23.

Agricultural Productivity, Hired Labor, Wages, and Poverty: Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 19 (394,611)

Abstract:

Agricultural Productivity, Home Production, Market Work, Wage, Hired Labor, Labor Supply Response, Poverty

24.

Voting with Their Feet? Access to Infrastructure and Migration in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7047
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi, Prem Sangraula and Yue Li
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Abstract:

Social Cohesion

25.

Economic Liberalization and Price Response of Aggregate Private Investment: Time Series Evidence from India

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 914-934, August 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jul 2007
M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and M. Imam Alam
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Northern Iowa - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (469,371)
Citation 3

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26.

Cities and Specialisation: Evidence from South Asia

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 503, pp. 477-504, April 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 14 (469,371)
Citation 7

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27.

Gold Mining and Proto-Urbanization: Recent Evidence from Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7347
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Urban Economic Development, Economic Theory & Research, City to City Alliances, Economic Growth, Urban Communities, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Economics, Industrial Economics, Regional Urban Development

28.

Isolation and Subjective Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6001
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 8 (499,246)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Geographical isolation, consumption adequacy, subjective well-being

29.

Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labor Force Participation and Wages

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Land Market Restrictions, Labor Market, Women's Labor Force Participation, Wage, Sri Lanka, Historical Malaria

30.

When Measure Matters: Coresident Sample Selection Bias in Estimating Intergenerational Mobility in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
M. Shahe Emran, William H. Greene and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, New York University Stern School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4 (428,081)

Abstract:

Coresidency, Sample Selection Bias, Intergenerational Mobility, Intergenerational Regression Coefficient (IGRC), Intergenerational Correlation (IGC), Bangladesh, India

31.

Estimating an Import Demand Function in Developing Countries: A Structural Econometric Approach with Applications to India and Sri Lanka

Review of International Economics, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 307-319, May 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 1

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32.
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Citation 3

Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, Issue 3, pp. 388-409, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 2 (554,355)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7407
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1 (564,477)
Citation 3

Abstract:

income differentials, migration, south Asia

33.

The Extent of the Market and Stages of Agricultural Specialization (La Taille Du Marché Et Les Étapes Dans La Spécialisation Agricole)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 3, pp. 1125-1153, 2012,
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 1 (536,520)

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34.

Beyond Dualism: Agricultural Productivity, Small Towns, and Structural Change in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Agricultural Productivity, Small Town Economy, Dualism, Employment in Large Firms, Employment Growth, Structural Transformation

35.

Do Consumers Benefit from Supply Chain Intermediaries? Evidence from a Policy Experiment in the Edible Oils Market in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7745
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Dhaka - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 0 (448,720)

Abstract:

Food Security, Agricultural Trade, Trade and Agriculture

36.

Agricultural Productivity and Non-Farm Employment: Evidence from Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7685
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Forhad Shilpi and Shahe Emran
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Columbia University
Downloads 0 (438,424)

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Labor Policies, Labor Markets, Rural Poverty Reduction

37.

When Measure Matters: Coresidency, Truncation Bias, and Intergenerational Mobility in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7608
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran, William H. Greene and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, New York University Stern School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 0 (350,063)

Abstract:

Poverty Impact Evaluation, Educational Sciences, Poverty Assessment, Poverty Diagnostics, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Poverty Lines, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping

38.

Land Market Restrictions, Women's Labor Force Participation, and Wages in a Rural Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7524
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 0 (428,081)

Abstract:

Achieving Shared Growth, Equity and Development, Gender and Economics, Pro-Poor Growth, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economic Policy, Employment and Shared Growth, Economics and Gender

39.

Education and Household Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9713
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 0 (549,040)

Abstract:

child welfare, marriage market, Nepal, parental education, South Asia

40.

Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in Rural Economy: Evidence from Nepal and Vietnam

Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Sep 2010
Forhad Shilpi and M. Shahe Emran
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and George Washington University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Intergenerational Occupational Correlations, Non-Farm Participation, Gender effect, Cultural Inheritance, Selection on Observables, Selection on Unobservables