Varun Gauri

World Bank

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Public Interest Litigation in India: Overreaching or Underachieving?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5109
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 603 (24,727)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Gender and Law, Judicial System Reform, Human Rights, Information Security & Privacy, Legal Institutions of the Market Economy

2.

The Law's Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5999
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Daniel M. Brinks and Varun Gauri
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and World Bank
Downloads 337 (67,101)

Abstract:

Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Judicial System Reform, Population Policies, Gender and Law, Labor Policies

3.

Social Rights and Economics: Claims to Health Care and Education in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 291 (70,969)
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4.

Vouchers for Basic Education in Developing Countries: A Principal-Agent Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri and Ayesha Vawda
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 257 (94,825)
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5.

Do School Facilities Matter?: The Case of the Peruvian Social Fund (Foncodes)

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2229
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 212 (106,934)

Abstract:

Public Health Promotion, Health Economics & Finance, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Housing & Human Habitats, Environmental Economics & Policies, Decentralization

Education, Labor Rights, and Incentives: Contract Teacher Cases in the Indian Courts

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Aug 2011
Nick Robinson and Varun Gauri
Yale Law School and World Bank
Downloads 152 (163,058)

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Education, Labor Rights, and Incentives: Contract Teacher Cases in the Indian Courts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5365
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nick Robinson and Varun Gauri
Yale Law School and World Bank
Downloads 27 (425,278)

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Access & Equity in Basic Education

7.

Location Decisions and Nongovernmental Organization Motivation: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3176
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri and Anna Fruttero
World Bank and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 135 (162,866)
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8.

Human Rights Based Approaches to Developmen T: Concepts, Evidence, and Policy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5938
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri and Siri Gloppen
World Bank and University of Bergen - Department of Comparative Politics
Downloads 116 (182,717)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Gender and Law, Health Law, Parliamentary Government, Population Policies

9.

The Cost of Complying with Human Rights Treaties: The Convention on the Rights of the Child and Basic Immunization

The Review of International Organizations, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2011
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 114 (181,615)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Human Rights, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Global Health, Immunization, Compliance

10.

Mdgs that Nudge: The Millennium Development Goals, Popular Mobilization, and the Post-2015 Development Framework

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6282
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 111 (167,567)

Abstract:

Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness, Parliamentary Government, Regional Rural Development, Economic Theory & Research

11.

How Do Local-Level Legal Institutions Promote Development?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5108
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 78 (226,095)

Abstract:

Legal Products, Children and Youth, Public Institution Analysis & Assessment, Gender and Law, Legal Institutions of the Market Economy

12.

Intersubjective Meaning and Collective Action In'Fragile'Societies: Theory, Evidence and Policy Implications

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5707
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri, Michael Woolcock and Deval Desai
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of London, School of Oriental & African Studies - School of Law
Downloads 74 (240,723)

Abstract:

Corporate Law, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Cultural Policy, Labor Policies, Population Policies

13.

Human Rights as Demands for Communicative Action

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5951
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri and Daniel M. Brinks
World Bank and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 49 (298,492)

Abstract:

Human Rights, International Terrorism & Counterterrorism, Parliamentary Government, Gender and Law, Health Law

14.

Do International Treaties Promote Development? The Convention on the Rights of the Child and Basic Immunization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4964
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 45 (331,139)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Population Policies, Labor Policies, Treaties, Human Rights, Children and Youth

15.

The Publicity"Defect"Of Customary Law

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5349
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 27 (376,865)

Abstract:

Legal Products, Gender and Law, Children and Youth, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Parliamentary Government

16.

Redressing Grievances and Complaints Regarding Basic Service Delivery

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5699
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 24 (396,273)

Abstract:

Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Corruption & Anticorruption Law, Public Sector Regulation, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Governance Indicators

17.

How Do Local-Level Legal Institutions Promote Development? An Exploratory Essay

World Bank Justice and Development Working Paper Series No. 6/2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2010
Varun Gauri
World Bank
Downloads 16 (454,586)

Abstract:

justice, development, judicial reform, legal empowerment, informal justice sector, access to justice

18.

A Public Strategy for Compliance Monitoring

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6523
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Emory University - Department of Political Science and Programa Estado de la NaciĆ³n
Downloads 14 (418,650)

Abstract:

Environmental Governance, Administrative & Regulatory Law, Brown Issues and Health, Children and Youth, Social Protections & Assistance

19.

Biased Policy Professionals

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8113
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Sheheryar Banuri, Stefan Dercon and Varun Gauri
University of East Anglia (UEA) - School of Economic and Social Studies, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and World Bank
Downloads 0 (388,258)

Abstract:

Inequality, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Democratic Government, Non Governmental Organizations, Economics and Institutions, Public Sector Management and Reform, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, De Facto Governments

20.

Social Rights Constitutionalism: Negotiating the Tension between the Universal and the Particular

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, pp. 289-308, 2015
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Daniel M. Brinks, Varun Gauri and Kyle Shen
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, World Bank and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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21.

Intersubjective Meaning and Collective Action in Developing Societies: Theory, Evidence and Policy Implications

Journal of Development Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Varun Gauri, Michael Woolcock and Deval Desai
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of London, School of Oriental & African Studies - School of Law

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22.

Vouchers for Basic Education in Developing Economies: An Accountability Perspective

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 259-280, Fall 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Varun Gauri and Ayesha Vawda
World Bank and World Bank

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