M. Shahe Emran

George Washington University - Department of Economics

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Microfinance and Missing Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Microfinance, Microcredit, Puzzles, High Interest Rate, Labor Market, Missing Markets

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Equity and Efficiency in Tax Reform in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Joseph E. Stiglitz and M. Shahe Emran
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Tax Reform, VAT, Trade Taxes, Efficiency, Equity

On Selective Indirect Tax Reform in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
M. Shahe Emran and Joseph E. Stiglitz
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Tax reform, VAT, Trade tax, Informal economy, Welfare, Government revenue

On Selective Indirect Tax Reform in Developing Countries

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 89, No. 4, 2005
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
M. Shahe Emran and Joseph E. Stiglitz
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Are Sunday Babies Doomed for Life? Measuring the Sunday-Born Achievement Gap in Ecuador

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Gabriela Aparicio, Paul E. Carrillo and M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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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)
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import demand, foreign exchange rationing, virtual price, India, Sri Lanka, cointegration

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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)
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Private Investment, India, Economic Liberalization, ARDL

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Lazy Banks? Government Borrowing and Private Credit in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
M. Shahe Emran and Subika Farazi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Government Borrowing, Private Credit, Domestic Banking Sector, Crowding Out, Private Investment, Lazy Banks

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Financial Liberalization, Financial Restraint, and Entrepreneurial Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2009
M. Shahe Emran and Joseph E. Stiglitz
George Washington University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Financial Liberalization, Financial Restraint, Entrepreneurail Discovery, Learning, Dual Track Policy

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Assessing the Frontiers of Ultra-Poverty Reduction: Evidence from CFPR/TUP, An Innovative Program in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
M. Shahe Emran, Virginia Robano and Stephen C. Smith
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Ultra-poor, CFPR/TUP, BRAC, Bangladesh, Assignment Error, Difference-in-Difference, Matching, Quantile

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Access to Markets and Household Consumption: Evidence from Rural China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2008
M. Shahe Emran and Zhaoyang Hou
George Washington University - Department of Economics and China Economic Research Center, Stockholm School of Economics
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Access to Markets, Household Consumption, Domestic Market, International Market, Rural Poverty, China

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Do Cheaters Bunch Together? Profit Taxes, Withholding Rates and Tax Evasion

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2012
Paul E. Carrillo, M. Shahe Emran and Rivadeneira Anita
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and Centro de Estudios Fiscales
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Withholding, Reverse Withholding, Firms, Profit Tax, Bunching, Tax Evasion, Ecuador

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

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Marketing Externalities and Market Development

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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Does Microfinance Help the Ultrapoor Cope with Seasonal Shocks? Evidence from Seasonal Famine (Monga) in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Claudia N. Berg and M. Shahe Emran
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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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
International Monetary Fund (IMF), George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Microfinance, Moneylenders, Microcredit, Interest Rates, Informal Borrowing, Long-run Effects, Bangladesh, Identification through Heteroskedasticity

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
International Monetary Fund (IMF), George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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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
International Monetary Fund (IMF), George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets

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Public Information and Household Expectations in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2009
Paul E. Carrillo and M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Public Information, Price Expectations, Developing Countries, Natural Experiment, Heterogeneity

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)
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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)
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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)

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Education and Freedom of Choice: Evidence from Arranged Marriages in Vietnam

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2009
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Arranged Marriage, Education, Schooling, Freedom of choice, Development, Vietnam, Social Interactions

Education and Freedom of Choice: Evidence from Arranged Marriages in Vietnam

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6862
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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arranged marriage, education, schooling, freedom of choice, development, Vietnam, Red River delta, labour markets, social interactions

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

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

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Taxes, Prisons, and CFOs: The Effects of Increased Punishment on Corporate Tax Compliance in Ecuador

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Gabriela Aparicio, Paul E. Carrillo and M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics, George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Tax evasion, corporate tax compliance, tax reform, developing country, punishment, Ecuador

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Magical Transition? Intergenerational Educational and Occupational Mobility in Rural China: 1988-2002

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
M. Shahe Emran and Yan Sun
George Washington University - Department of Economics and The World Bank
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Intergenerational Mobility, Rural China, Occupational Choice, Educational Attainment, Economic Reform, Heteroskedasticity Based Identification, Biprobit Sensitivity Analysis

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

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

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

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

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Microfinance and Vulnerability to Seasonal Famine in a Rural Economy: Evidence from Monga in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Claudia N. Berg and M. Shahe Emran
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Microfinance, Ultra-Poor, Seasonal Famine, Monga, Coping Mechanisms, Food Security, Distress Sale of Labor, Short-term Migration, Local 2SLS

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

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)
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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 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Communicable Diseases, Malaria, Cholera, Leprosy, Food Security, Employment and Unemployment, Common Carriers Industry, General Manufacturing, Construction Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Regulatory Regimes, Legislation, Legal Reform, Judicial System Reform, Social Policy, Common Property Resource Development, Legal Products

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Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Rural Economy: Evidence from China and India

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Charles River Associates and World Bank
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Educational Mobility, Rural Economy, Occupational Dualism, Farm-Nonfarm, Complementarity, Coresidency Bias, China, India

Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from China and India

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
M. Shahe Emran, Hanchen Jiang and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Gender Bias, Intergenerational Mobility, Education, Becker-Tomes Model, Complementarity, Son Preference, India, China, Coresidency Bias

Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility: Theory and Evidence from China and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9250
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 19 May 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
M. Shahe Emran, Hanchen Jiang and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Educational Sciences, Gender and Development, Economics of Education, Rural Labor Markets, Labor Markets, Inequality

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

Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 May 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Core-Periphery, Density, Deindustrialization, Agricultural Productivity, Bridge, Bigpush, Backwash, Agglomeration

Bridge to Bigpush or Backwash? Market Integration, Reallocation, and Productivity Effects of Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8508
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Food Security, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Transport Services

Estimating Intergenerational Mobility with Incomplete Data: Coresidency and Truncation Bias in Rank-Based Relative and Absolute Mobility Measures

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Aug 2017
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Rank correlation, Rank-based Absolute Mobility, Coresidency, Truncation Bias, Intergenerational Mobility, Developing Countries, Intergenerational Regression Coefficient (IGRC), Intergenerational Correlation (IGC), Bangladesh, India

Estimating Intergenerational Mobility with Incomplete Data: Coresidency and Truncation Bias in Rank-Based Relative and Absolute Mobility Measures

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8414
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Educational Sciences, Labor & Employment Law, Gender and Development, Inequality, Public Sector Management and Reform

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

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8087
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Construction Industry, General Manufacturing, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Food Security, Educational Sciences, Employment and Unemployment, Health Care Services Industry

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Consumer Price Neutral Tax Reform with Costly Transfers

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics
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Tax Reform, Tariff Reform, Costly Transfer, Welfare, Government Revenue

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

Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
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)
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Corruption, Bribes, Schools, Refusal to pay model, deterrence to bribe demand model, Inequality, Income Effect, Bargaining Power, Regressive Effects, Educational Mobility

Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh

Economica, Vol. 87, Issue 348, pp. 985-1015, 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
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)
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Transport Costs, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Development: Evidence from Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Bridge, Jamuna River, Bangladesh, Land Reallocation, Technology Adoption, Cropping Intensity, Agricultural Development

Transport Costs, Comparative Advantage, and Agricultural Development: Evidence from Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8509
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Brian Blankespoor, M. Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Lu Xu
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Transport Services, Climate Change and Agriculture, Crops and Crop Management Systems, International Trade and Trade Rules, Food Security, Hydrology

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Are the Children of Uneducated Farmers Doubly Doomed? Farm, Nonfarm and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Rural China

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
M. Shahe Emran and Yan Sun
George Washington University - Department of Economics and A member of the CGIAR Consortium - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Educational Mobility, Inequality, Rural China, Nonfarm, Education and Occupation, Family Background, Heterogeneity, Complementarity, Market Reform, Gender Gap

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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
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Food Security, Agricultural Trade, Trade and Agriculture

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Loss Aversion, Transaction Costs, or Audit Trigger? Learning About Corporate Tax Compliance from a Policy Experiment with Withholding Regime

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Paul E. Carrillo and M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics
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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 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Communicable Diseases, Cholera, Leprosy, Malaria, Labor Markets, Rural Labor Markets, Regulatory Regimes, Legislation, Legal Reform, Judicial System Reform, Social Policy, Common Property Resource Development, Legal Products, Educational Sciences

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Are the Children of Uneducated Farmers Doubly Disadvantaged? Farm, Nonfarm and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Rural China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7459
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran and Yan Sun
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Education For All, Education and Society, Social Inclusion & Institutions, Population & Development, Primary Education

Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Temporary Trade Restrictions, Regional Development, Structural Change in Employment, Persistence, Path-Dependence, Built-up Density, Skill Agglomeration, Provision of Electricity, Night-Lights

Temporary Trade Shocks, Spatial Reallocation, and Persistence in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in West Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8962
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2019
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Armed Conflict, Transport Services, Food Security

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Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Dhaka
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Intermediary, Supply Chain, Market Power, Credit Rationing, Pass-Through, Edible Oils, Bangladesh

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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

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Is Gender Destiny? Gender Bias and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in India

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Mar 2021
M. Shahe Emran, Hanchen Jiang and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, University of North Texas - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Gender Bias, Intergenerational Mobility, Education, Becker-Tomes Model, Heterogeneity, Son Preference, Unwanted Girls, India, Patrilineal, Matrilineal, Coresidency Bias

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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
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The Rural-Urban Divide and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in a Developing Country: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Oct 2020
Md Nazmul Ahsan, M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
St. Louis University, George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Intergenerational Educational Mobility, Rural-Urban Divide, Complementarity, Convexity, Returns to Education, School Quality, Peer and Role Model Effects, Coresidency, Sample Truncation, Ability Heterogeneity

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Occupational Dualism and Intergenerational Educational Mobility in the Rural Economy: Evidence from China and India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13550
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
George Washington University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Charles River Associates and World Bank
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educational mobility, rural economy, occupational dualism, farm-nonfarm, complementarity, coresidency bias, China, India

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

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, Issue 5, pp. 747-768, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
M. Shahe Emran and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Revenue-Increasing and Welfare-Enhancing Reform of Taxes of Exports

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 77, No. 1, 2005
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics

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Public Information and Inflation Expectations in Developing Countries: Microeconometric Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2011
Paul E. Carrillo and M. Shahe Emran
George Washington University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Department of Economics

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Public Information, Price Expectations, Developing Countries, Natural Experiment, Heterogeneity

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Access to Markets and Rural Poverty: Evidence from Household Consumption in China

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 95, No. 2, May 2013
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
M. Shahe Emran and Zhaoyang Hou
George Washington University - Department of Economics and China Economic Research Center, Stockholm School of Economics

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Access to Markets, Household Consumption, Domestic Market, International Market, Rural Poverty, China

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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

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