Lant Pritchett

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Professor of the Practice of International Development Faculty Chair of the MPA/ID Program Kennedy School

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://ksghome.harvard.edu/~lpritch/

Center for Global Development

2055 L St. NW

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1.

Where Has All the Education Gone?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1581
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Growth Accelerations

KSG Working Paper No. RWP04-030
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Ricardo Hausmann, Lant Pritchett and Dani Rodrik
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 837 (27,349)
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International Economics, Macroeconomics, International Development

Growth Accelerations

NBER Working Paper No. w10566
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2005
Ricardo Hausmann, Lant Pritchett and Dani Rodrik
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Growth Accelerations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4538
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Ricardo Hausmann, Lant Pritchett and Dani Rodrik
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economic growth, economic reform

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A Millennium Learning Goal: Measuring Real Progress in Education

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2007
Deon Filmer, Amer Hasan and Lant Pritchett
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 846 (27,366)
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primary school, poverty, millenium development goals, school completion, school enrollment

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Solutions When the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Lant Pritchett and Michael Woolcock
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 760 (31,758)
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economic development, service delivery, principal-agent

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Towards a New Consensus for Addressing the Global Challenge of the Lack of Education

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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international education, international development

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Estimating Wealth Effects Without Expenditure Data or Tears: With an Application to Educational Enrollments in States of India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 593 (44,320)
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South Sudan's Capability Trap: Building a State with Disruptive Innovation

HKS Working Paper No. RWP13-041
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Greg Larson, Peter Ajak and Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Cambridge, Center for Strategic Analyses and Research and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 581 (45,509)
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Capability Traps? The Mechanisms of Persistent Implementation Failure

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 234
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 May 2011
Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock and Matthew Andrews
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 537 (50,266)
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capability traps, implementation failure, economic growth, development, development techniques

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The Varieties of Resource Experience: How Natural Resource Export Structures Affect the Political Economy of Economic Growth

Middlebury College Discussion Paper No. 2003-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jun 2003
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Cornell University
Downloads 516 (52,910)
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Economic Growth, Institutions, Natural Resource Endowment

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Quantifying Vulnerability to Poverty: A Proposed Measure, Applied to Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2437
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto and Lant Pritchett
SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 514 (53,173)
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The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Demographic and Health Survey Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1980
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 484 (57,386)
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Child Mortality and Public Spending on Health: How Much Does Money Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1864
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 483 (57,548)
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The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the US Border

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4671
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 317 (93,796)
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Population Policies, Income, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Markets

The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers Across the U.S. Border

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-004, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 132 (216,388)
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Labor, Immigration, International Economics, Microeconomics, International Affairs, Globalization, International Development

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What Educational Production Functions Really Show: A Positive Theory of Education Spending

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1795
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
Downloads 421 (68,025)
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Cents and Sociability: Household Income and Social Capital in Rural Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1796
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deepa Narayan and Lant Pritchett
World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 414 (69,442)
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Governance and Returns on Investment: An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1550
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jonathan Isham, Daniel Kaufmann and Lant Pritchett
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 381 (76,557)

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The Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 293, HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2013
Lant Pritchett and Amanda Beatty
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 266 (113,412)
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The Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4040
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2013
Lant Pritchett and Amanda Beatty
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
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The Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries

HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2013
Lant Pritchett and Amanda Beatty
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 44 (415,157)
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education, learning, international development

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 321 (92,489)
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Immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9730
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 16 (563,131)
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immigration, migration, migrant, wages, impact, globalization, labor, GDP, productivity

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Mind Your P's and Q'S: The Cost of Public Investment is Not the Value of Public Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1660
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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How Business is Done and The'Doing Business'Indicators: The Investment Climate When Firms Have Climate Control

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5563
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mary Hallward-Driemeier and Lant Pritchett
World Bank - Research Department and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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E-Business, Microfinance, Access to Finance, Climate Change Economics, Banks & Banking Reform

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Patterns of Economic Growth: Hills, Plateaus, Mountains, and Plains

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1947
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Evolution of Poverty During the Crisis in Indonesia, 1996 to 99

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2435
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute, The Social Monitoring & Early Response Unit Research Institute (SMERU) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Health Policy in Poor Countries: Weak Links in the Chain

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1874
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Jeffrey S. Hammer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 291 (103,630)
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Who is Not Poor? Proposing a Higher International Standard for Poverty

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Mar 2008
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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poverty reduction, poverty line, World Bank

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Population Growth, Factor Accumulation, and Productivity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1567
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Is India a Flailing State?: Detours on the Four Lane Highway to Modernization

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 May 2009
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 231 (131,589)
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Microeconomics, International Development, India

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Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 299, HKS Working Paper No. RWP12-036
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Lant Pritchett, Matthew Andrews and Michael Woolcock
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 215 (141,077)
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Voice Lessons: Local Government Organizations, Social Organizations, and the Quality of Local Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2981
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vivi Alatas, Lant Pritchett and Anna Wetterberg
World Bank - Jakarta, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Independent
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Asiaphoria Meets Regression to the Mean

NBER Working Paper No. w20573
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Lant Pritchett and Lawrence H. Summers
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
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Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Lant Pritchett and Charles Kenny
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 165 (179,439)
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Millennium Development Goals

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Developing the Guts of a GUT (Grand Unified Theory): Elite Commitment and Inclusive Growth

Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID) Working Paper No. 16/12
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Lant Pritchett and Eric Werker
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard Business School
Downloads 156 (188,192)
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economic growth, elite commitment, inclusive growth

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Civil Liberties, Democracy, and the Performance of Government Projects

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 219-242, May 1997
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Apr 2008
Jonathan Isham, Daniel Kaufmann and Lant Pritchett
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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It's All About MeE: Using Structured Experiential Learning ('e') to Crawl the Design Space

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Lant Pritchett, Salimah Samji and Jeffrey S. Hammer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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evaluation, monitoring, learning, experimentation, implementation, feedback loops

Deals Versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate it

HKS Working Paper No. RWP10-027
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
World Bank - Research Department, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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regulation, economic policy, international development

Deals Versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate it

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5321
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Research Department, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Environmental Economics & Policies, Microfinance, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Climate Change Policy and Regulation, Climate Change Economics

Deals Versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate it

NBER Working Paper No. w16001
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
World Bank - Research Department, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Environmental Degradation and the Demand for Children: Searching for the Vicious Circle

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1623
Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Estimating Income/Expenditure Differences Across Populations: New Fun with Old Engel's Law

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jan 2014
Lant Pritchett and Marla Spivack
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 101 (262,005)
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Engel curve, material standard of living, international development, poverty assessment income inequality

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Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w4474
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 May 2004
New York University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University
Downloads 99 (265,509)
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The Challenge of Building (Real) State Capability

HKS Working Paper No. 074
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Matthew Andrews, Lant Pritchett and Michael Woolcock
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 98 (267,300)
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Capacity-Building, Capability, Nation-Building, Development, State Governance, Governance

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Safety Nets and Safety Ropes: Who Benefited from Two Indonesian Crisis Programs the Poor or the Shocked?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2436
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asep Suryahadi, Sudarno Sumarto and Lant Pritchett
SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Tyranny of Concepts: Cudie (Cumulated, Depreciated Investment Effort) is Not Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2341
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Income per Natural: Measuring Development as if People Mattered More than Places

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 86 (290,576)
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economic development, migration

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Doing Problem Driven Work

HKS Working Paper No. 073
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Matthew Andrews, Lant Pritchett and Michael Woolcock
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 84 (294,803)
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Governance, Management, Capacity-Building, Change Management

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Democracy Versus Dictatorship? The Political Determinants of Growth Episodes

ESID Working Paper No 70
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2017
Kunal Sen, Lant Pritchett, Sabyasachi Kar and Selim Raihan
University of Manchester, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and University of Dhaka
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Political institutions, economic growth, growth episodes, democracy, autocracy

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Alleviating Global Poverty: Labor Mobility, Direct Assistance, and Economic Growth

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 479, HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Boom Towns and Ghost Countries: Geography, Agglomeration, and Population Mobility

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 67 (335,535)
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economic growth, population mobility

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Context Matters for Size: Why External Validity Claims and Development Practice Don't Mix

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Lant Pritchett and Justin Sandefur
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Center for Global Development
Downloads 65 (340,837)
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external validity, treatment effects, policy evaluation, causal inference

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Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Migration, Labor Mobility, Migrant Selection Theory, Migration Barriers, Policy

Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9789
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Center for Global Development, World Bank Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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migration, growth, impact, GDP, tariff, quota, deadweight, cost, visa, barrier, price, wedge

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Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes

ESID Working Paper No. 26, ESID Methodological Paper No. 1, HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2015
Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen, Sabyasachi Kar and Selim Raihan
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Manchester, University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and University of Dhaka
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growth magnitude, growth episode, acceleration, deceleration, net present value

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Value Subtraction in Public Sector Production: Accounting versus Economic Cost of Primary Schooling in India

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Lant Pritchett and Yamini Aiyar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Center for Policy Research (India)
Downloads 56 (367,054)
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education, primary schooling, India

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Searching for the Devil in the Details: Learning About Development Program Design

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Sara Nadel and Lant Pritchett
Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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research, program design, RCT, development

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The New Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment

HKS Working Paper No. 16-054
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Michael A. Clemens and Lant Pritchett
Center for Global Development and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 42 (414,699)
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Immigration, Migration, Migrant, Wages, Impact, Globalization, Labor, GDP, Productivity

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The Illusion of Equality: The Educational Consequences of Blinding Weak States, for Example

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
Lant Pritchett and Martina Viarengo
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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education, inequality, bureaucracy, centralized, localized

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Taxes: Price of Civilization or Tribute to Leviathan?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Lant Pritchett and Yamini Aiyar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Center for Policy Research (India)
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Tax, Taxation, India

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Birth Satisfaction Units (BSU): Measuring Cross-National Differences in Human Well-Being

UNDP-HDRO Occasional Papers No. 2010/3
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Proliferation of Sovereigns: Are There Lessons for Integration?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2019
Matías Braun, Ricardo Hausmann and Lant Pritchett
Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 4 (618,634)
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independences, trade, cross-country, globalization

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Doing Business in a Deals World: The Doubly False Premise of Rules Reform

ESID Working Paper No 123. Manchester: Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, The University of Manchester
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Sabyasachi Kar, Lant Pritchett, Spandan Roy and Kunal Sen
University of Delhi - Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Delhi University Enclave - Development Planning Centre, Institute of Economic Growth and University of Manchester
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doing business, deals, rules, state capability, investment climate

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Who is Not Poor? Dreaming of a World Truly Free of Poverty

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 1-23, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Lant Pritchett
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Weak Links in the Chain Ii: A Prescription for Health Policy in Poor Countries

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 47-66, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Deon Filmer, Jeffrey S. Hammer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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Eating Like Which 'Joneses?' an Iterative Solution to the Choice of a Poverty Line 'Reference Group'

Review of Income and Wealth Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 473-488, December 2001
Posted: 26 Sep 2003
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, SMERU Research Institute, SMERU Research Institute and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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