Syed Ejaz Ghani

World Bank

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United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Productivity Growth, Capital Accumulation, and the Banking Sector: Some Lessons from Malaysia

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani and Vivek Suri
World Bank and World Bank
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How to Avoid Middle Income Traps? Evidence from Malaysia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6427
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Aaron Flaaen, Syed Ejaz Ghani and Saurabh Mishra
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Labor Policies, Economic Conditions and Volatility

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Highway to Success in India: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6320
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Subnational Economic Development, E-Business, Housing & Human Habitats, Labor Policies

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Urbanization and (In)Formalization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6374
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani and Ravi Kanbur
World Bank and Cornell University
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Population Policies, Labor Markets, Urban Slums Upgrading, Labor Policies, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies

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How Will Changes in Globalization Impact Growth in South Asia?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5079
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani and Rahul Anand
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Macroeconomic Management, Capital Flows, Globalization and Financial Integration, Economic Growth, Trade and Services

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 14-056
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jan 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
Downloads 87 (318,545)
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Women, female, gender, entrepreneurship, political reservations, development, informal sector, India, South Asia.

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6307
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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Access to Finance, Gender and Development, Water and Industry, Gender and Law, Gender and Health

Political Reservations and Women's Entrepreneurship in India

NBER Working Paper No. w19868
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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The Misallocation of Land and Other Factors of Production in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7221
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, General Manufacturing, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Energy and Mining, Energy Demand, Energy and Environment, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets, Transport Services

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What Makes Cities More Competitive? Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6198
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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Microfinance, Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Private Participation in Infrastructure, Small Scale Enterprise

Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 13-040
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Nov 2012
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 140 (226,368)
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Highways, roads, infrastructure, India, development, manufacturing, density, rent

Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w18524
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 591, pp. 317-357, 2016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Can Political Empowerment Help Economic Empowerment? Women Leaders and Female Labor Force Participation in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6675
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Anandi Mani and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, University of Warwick and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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Population Policies, Gender and Development, Labor Markets, Gender and Law, Gender and Health

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Can Service Be a Growth Escalator in Low-Income Countries?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6971
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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Achieving Shared Growth, Employment and Shared Growth, Consumption, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, Equity and Development, Private Sector Economics, Economic Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Marketing, International Trade and Trade Rules, Pro-Poor Growth, Industrial Economics, Private Sector Development Law

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Is Ethiopia's Debt Sustainable?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani and Hyoungsoo Zang
World Bank and Hanyang University
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Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-027
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jan 2012
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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Entrepreneurship, agglomeration, development, India, South Asia

Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India

NBER Working Paper No. w17514
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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The Spatial Development of India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6060
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Southern Methodist University (SMU), World Bank, Swarthmore College and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets, Urban Slums Upgrading, Housing & Human Habitats, E-Business, Labor Policies

The Spatial Development of India

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 10-30, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jan 2015
Southern Methodist University (SMU), World Bank, Emory University and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Local Industrial Structures and Female Entrepreneurship in India

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-036
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2012
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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Female, gender, entrepreneurship, agglomeration, cluster, business networks, development, India, South Asia

Local Industrial Structures and Female Entrepreneurship in India

NBER Working Paper No. w17596
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Emory University
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What Does MFN Trade Mean for India and Pakistan? Can MFN Be a Panacea?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6483
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Prabir De, Selim Raihan and Syed Ejaz Ghani
Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), University of Dhaka and World Bank
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Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Trade Policy, Free Trade, Emerging Markets

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Is India’s Manufacturing Sector Moving Away from Cities?

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 12-090
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Urbanization, structural transformation, transition, development, manufacturing, agglomeration, industrialization, growth, India

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What Explains Big Gender Disparities in India? Local Industrial Structures and Female Entrepreneurship

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6228
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen O’Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Banks & Banking Reform, Housing & Human Habitats, Water and Industry, E-Business, Gender and Law

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Making Regional Cooperation Work for South Asia's Poor

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4736
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sadiq Ahmed and Syed Ejaz Ghani
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 71 (355,715)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Theory & Research, Achieving Shared Growth, Rural Poverty Reduction, Population Policies

Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from Odesk and India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6403
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Christopher Stanton
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Debt Markets, E-Business, Labor Policies, Labor Markets, Technology Industry

Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from oDesk and India

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2013
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Christopher Stanton
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Diaspora, ethnicity, outsourcing, oDesk, networks, India, South Asia

Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from Odesk and India

NBER Working Paper No. w18474
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Christopher Stanton
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Regional Diversity and Inclusive Growth in Indian Cities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6919
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Ishani Tewari
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Yale School of Management
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Banks & Banking Reform, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Water and Industry, Housing & Human Habitats, Labor Policies

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The Exceptional Persistence of India's Unorganized Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6454
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Water and Industry, Tertiary Education, E-Business

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Structural Transformation in Africa: A Historical View

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7743
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
World Bank, World Bank, CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Employment and Shared Growth

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A Detailed Anatomy of Factor Misallocation in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7547
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Common Carriers Industry, General Manufacturing, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Construction Industry, Transport Services, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Taxation & Subsidies, Public Sector Economics, Disease Control & Prevention, Human Rights

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Informal Tradables and the Employment Growth of Indian Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7206
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Alex Segura
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Labor Markets, Pro-Poor Growth, Labor Policies, Microfinance, Banks & Banking Reform

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Spatial Development and Agglomeration Economies in Services -- Lessons from India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7741
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth

Is India's Manufacturing Sector Moving Away from Cities?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6271
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Banks & Banking Reform, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Population Policies, Urban Slums Upgrading

Is India's Manufacturing Sector Moving Away from Cities?

NBER Working Paper No. w17992
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Specialization, Diversity, and Indian Manufacturing Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6648
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Ishani Tewari
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Yale School of Management
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Water and Industry, Labor Policies, E-Business, Political Economy, Information Security & Privacy

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Female Business Ownership and Informal Sector Persistence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6612
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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E-Business, Banks & Banking Reform, Population Policies, Housing & Human Habitats, Gender and Health

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The Golden Quadrilateral Highway Project and Urban/Rural Manufacturing in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6620
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Housing & Human Habitats, E-Business, Anthropology, Labor Policies

Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-121
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8885
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, General Manufacturing, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Roads and Highways Performance, Roads & Highways, Inter-Urban Roads and Passenger Transport, Transport Services, Financial Sector Policy, Economic Growth, Industrial Economics, Economic Theory & Research

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Will Market Competition Trump Gender Discrimination in India?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7814
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
World Bank, Independent, Wellesley College (WCW) and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Employment and Shared Growth

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Effects of Land Misallocation on Capital Allocations in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7451
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, World Bank, World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, General Manufacturing, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Construction Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Access to Finance, Financial Economics, Finance and Development, Private Sector Economics, Marketing, Private Sector Development Law, Labor Markets

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Spatial Dynamics of Electricity Usage in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7055
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Arti Grover Goswami and William Kerr
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
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Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Environment and Energy Efficiency, Energy Consumption

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Input Usage and Productivity in Indian Manufacturing Plants

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6656
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, William Kerr and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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Water and Industry, E-Business, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Theory & Research, Environmental Economics & Policies

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Urbanization and Agglomeration Benefits: Gender Differentiated Impacts on Enterprise Creation in India's Informal Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6553
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Ravi Kanbur and Stephen D. O'Connell
World Bank, Cornell University and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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Markets and Market Access, Housing & Human Habitats, Microfinance, Gender and Health, Debt Markets

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Mobility and Congestion in Urban India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8546
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, Tufts University and World Bank
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Transport Services, Crime and Society, International Trade and Trade Rules, Telecommunications Infrastructure

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Friend or Foe or Family? A Tale of Formal and Informal Plants in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6588
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Syed Ejaz Ghani, Stephen D. O'Connell and Gunjan Sharma
World Bank, CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Labor Policies, Water and Industry, Labor Markets, Industrial Management, E-Business