Vijayendra Rao

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://vijayendrarao.org

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Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5245
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael Bamberger, Vijayendra Rao and Michael Woolcock
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 964 (16,899)
Citation 1

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Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development

BWPI Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Feb 2010
Michael Woolcock, Michael Bamberger and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 304 (77,054)
Citation 1

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Mixed methods, program evaluation, impact assessment, context

Community Based (and Driven) Development: A Critical Review

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3209
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 49

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Community Based Development, Collective Action, Empowerment

Community-Based and -Driven Development: A Critical Review

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1-39, Spring 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Sex Workers and the Cost of Safe Sex: The Compensating Differential for Condom Use Among Calcutta Prostitutes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2334
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India - All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH)
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Sex Workers and the Cost of Safe Sex: The Compensating Differential for Condom Use Among Calcutta Prostitutes

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Jan 2003
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India - All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH)

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HIV/AIDS, Economics of Prostitution, Compensating Differentials

How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5425
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael Woolcock, Simon Szreter and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Cambridge and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 1

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Cultural Policy, Economic Theory & Research, Population Policies, Cultural Heritage & Preservation, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness

How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Michael Woolcock, Vijayendra Rao and Simon Szreter
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Cambridge
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Citation 1

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History, Development policy, Institutions, Time, Contexts

How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?

Posted: 28 May 2009
Michael Woolcock, Simon Szreter and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Cambridge and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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History, Development policy, Institutions, Time, Contexts

Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 921
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 174 (136,625)
Citation 18

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Development, Political Economy, Public Provision of Private Goods, Decentralization

Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS44
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 55 (303,533)
Citation 18

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Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. PEPP08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 34 (371,705)
Citation 18

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Political Selection and the Quality of Government: Evidence from South India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5201
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 18

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Public provision of private goods, political economy, decentralization, India

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The Social Impact of Social Funds in Jamaica: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Participation, Targeting, and Collective Action in Community-Driven Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2970
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vijayendra Rao and Ana M. Ibáñez
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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Citation 12

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Terror as a Bargaining Instrument: A Case Study of Dowry Violence in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2347
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vijayendra Rao and Francis Bloch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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Citation 26

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Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums

World Development, February 2007, (Revised) , World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3694
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Saumitra Jha, Vijayendra Rao and Michael Woolcock
Stanford Graduate School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 8

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Symbolic Public Goods and the Coordination of Collective Action: A Comparison of Local Development in India and Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3685
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Who Has Voice in a Deliberative Democracy? Evidence from Transcripts of Village Parliaments in South India

Journal of Development Economics, November 2012, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2103
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2013
Radu Ban, Saumitra Jha and Vijayendra Rao
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford Graduate School of Business and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 1

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India, deliberative democracy, village parliaments, cheap talk

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Just Rewards? Local Politics and Public Resource Allocation in South India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS49
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley, Rohini Pande and Vijayendra Rao
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 145 (135,953)
Citation 10

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Poverty and Public Celebrations in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2528
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 132 (165,718)
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The Anatomy of Failure: An Ethnography of a Randomized Trial to Deepen Democracy in Rural India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6958
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kripa Ananthpur, Kabir Malik and Vijayendra Rao
Madras Institute of Development Studies, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Social Accountability, Housing & Human Habitats, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Governance Indicators, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures

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Can Participation Be Induced? Some Evidence from Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6139
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 86 (196,935)

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Housing & Human Habitats, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Community Development and Empowerment, Banks & Banking Reform, Disability

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The Political Economy of Village Sanitation in South India: Capture or Poor Information?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4802
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Radu Ban, Monica Das Gupta and Vijayendra Rao
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 74 (242,808)

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Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Urban Services to the Poor, Urban Slums Upgrading, Hygiene Promotion and Social Marketing

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Dignity Through Discourse: Poverty and the Culture of Deliberation in Indian Village Democracies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4924
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vijayendra Rao and Paromita Sanyal
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Cornell University, Dept. of Sociology
Downloads 57 (264,427)
Citation 4

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Population Policies, Cultural Policy, Rural Poverty Reduction, ICT Policy and Strategies, Parliamentary Government

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Conducting Ethical Economic Research: Complications from the Field

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6446
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harold Alderman, Jishnu Das and Vijayendra Rao
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 50 (244,677)

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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Information Security & Privacy, Population Policies, Tertiary Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

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Is Deliberation Equitable ? Evidence from Transcripts of Village Meetings in South India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4928
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Radu Ban and Vijayendra Rao
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 38 (289,222)
Citation 3

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Access to Finance, Social Accountability, Peri-Urban Communities, Rural Urban Linkages, Anthropology

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Revisiting Between-Group Inequality Measurement: An Application to the Dynamics of Caste Inequality in Two Indian Villages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5337
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Peter F. Lanjouw and Vijayendra Rao
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 32 (356,197)
Citation 1

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Inequality, Rural Poverty Reduction, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Equity and Development, Services & Transfers to Poor

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Recasting Culture to Undo Gender: A Sociological Analysis of Jeevika in Rural Bihar, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7411
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paromita Sanyal, Vijayendra Rao and Shruti Majumdar
Cornell University, Dept. of Sociology, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 8 (129,153)

Abstract:

Inequality, Social Development & Poverty

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The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8736
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 5 (500,152)
Citation 1

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India, land markets, land reform, tenancy

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Oral Democracy and Women?S Oratory Competency in Indian Village Assemblies: A Qualitative Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7416
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paromita Sanyal, Vijayendra Rao and Umang Prabhakar
Cornell University, Dept. of Sociology, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Cornell University
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Abstract:

Social Development & Poverty, Inequality

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Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10780
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Williams College, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 1

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inequality, Land reform, long-run impact of institutions