Alan Gelb

World Bank

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/agelb

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy and Economic Management in Oil-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2899
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,713 (9,217)
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Business Environment and Comparative Advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2008
World Bank, World Bank and Center for Global Development
Downloads 1,026 (20,137)
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Africa, economic development, business reform

Business Environment and Comparative Advantage in Africa: Evidence from the Investment Climate Data

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
World Bank, World Bank and Center for Global Development
Downloads 508 (52,998)
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From Plan to Market: Patterns of Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1564
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Center for Economics and Econometrics and World Bank
Downloads 828 (27,998)
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Improving the Dynamics of Aid: Towards More Predictable Budget Support

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3732
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Benn Eifert and Alan Gelb
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 243 (123,742)

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Improving the Dynamics of Aid : Towards More Predictable Budget Support

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3732
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Benn Eifert and Alan Gelb
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 139 (206,081)
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Development Economics&Aid Effectiveness School Health Economic Theory&Research Markets and Market Access Country Strategy&Performance

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Development Finance: Risks and Opportunities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6776
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, Stanford University - Global Projects Center, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
Downloads 351 (83,624)
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Debt Markets, Investment and Investment Climate, Emerging Markets, Non Bank Financial Institutions, Access to Finance

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Women in Forestry in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 714
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Center for Economics and Econometrics, World Bank and The World Bank Group
Downloads 350 (83,909)

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Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Forestry, Environmental Economics & Policies, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Health Monitoring & Evaluation

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How Should Oil Exporters Spend Their Rents?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Alan Gelb and Sina Grasmann
World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 180 (165,203)
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Oil, exports, oil rents, resource curse, economic development, economic growth

How Should Oil Exporters Spend Their Rents?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2012
Alan Gelb
World Bank
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economic growth, fragile states

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To Formalize or Not to Formalize? Comparisons of Microenterprise Data from Southern and East Africa

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2009
World Bank, World Bank, Center for Global Development and World Bank
Downloads 215 (140,100)
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microenterprise, informal sector, Southern Africa, East Africa, formalization, regulations

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Research for Development: A World Bank Perspective on Future Directions for Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5437
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Georgetown University, World Bank and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 201 (149,256)

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Banks & Banking Reform, ICT Policy and Strategies, Tertiary Education, Economic Theory & Research, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems

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What Matters to African Firms? The Relevance of Perceptions Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4446
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Center for Global Development, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 175 (169,334)
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Emerging Markets, Microfinance, Governance Indicators, Access to Finance

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Development Economics and the International Development Association

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5541
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Center for Economics and Econometrics, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 93 (274,616)
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Economic Theory & Research, Environmental Economics & Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Achieving Shared Growth, Debt Markets

How Should Donors Respond to Resource Windfalls in Poor Countries? From Aid to Insurance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6952
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank and SDA Resource Management
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Debt Markets, Markets and Market Access, Emerging Markets, Climate Change Economics, Economic Theory & Research