William Jack

World Bank

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Monetary Theory and Electronic Money: Reflections on the Kenyan Experience

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 96, no. 1, First Quarter 2010, pp. 83-122
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Dec 2012
William Jack, Tavneet Suri and Robert M. Townsend
World Bank, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and MIT - Department of Economics
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Public Policy Toward Non-Governmental Organizations in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2639
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Jack
World Bank
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Health Investments and Economic Growth: Macroeconomic Evidence and Microeconomic Foundations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4877
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Jack and Maureen Lewis
World Bank and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Systems Development & Reform, Population Policies, Health Economics & Finance, Disease Control & Prevention

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The Efficiency of Vat Implementation: A Comparative Study of Central and Eastern European Countries in Transition

IMF Working Paper No. 96/79
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
William Jack
World Bank
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Health Insurance Reform in Four Latin American Countries: Theory and Practice

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2492
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Jack
World Bank
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Mobile Money: The Economics of M-Pesa

NBER Working Paper No. w16721
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
William Jack and Tavneet Suri
World Bank and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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The Design of Incentives for Health Care Providers in Developing Countries: Contracts, Competition, and Cost Control

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2547
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jeffrey S. Hammer and William Jack
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and World Bank
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provider incentives, contract theory, rural health care

Employee Cost-Sharing and the Welfare Effects of Flexible Spending Accounts

Georgetown Economics Working Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 May 2005
William Jack, Arik Levinson and Sjamsu Rahardja
World Bank, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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Health expenditure subsidies, moral hazard, Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee Cost-Sharing and the Welfare Effects of Flexible Spending Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w11315
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
William Jack, Arik Levinson and Sjamsu Rahardja
World Bank, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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Decentralizing the Provision of Health Services: An Incomplete Contracts Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2395
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
William Jack
World Bank
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Financing Pharmaceutical Innovation: How Much Should Poor Countries Contribute?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
William Jack and Jean O. Lanjouw
World Bank and University of California, Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics (Deceased)
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international patent system, pharmaceuticals, developing countries

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Dynamic Enfranchisement

Georgetown Economics Department Working Paper No. 03-03
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jul 2003
Roger Lagunoff and William Jack
Georgetown University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Dynamic games, voter enfranchisement, franchise extension equilibria

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Protecting the Vulnerable: The Trade-Off between Risk Reduction and Public Insurance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jul 2004
Shantayanan Devarajan and William Jack
World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region and World Bank
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Social insurance, risk reduction, public expenditure allocation

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Heckle and Chide: Results of a Randomized Road Safety Intervention in Kenya

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 May 2009
James P. Habyarimana and William Jack
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Institutional Design and the Closure of Public Facilities in Transition Economies

The Economics of Transition, Vol. 10, pp. 619-635, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jan 2003
William Jack
World Bank
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Social Conflict and Gradual Political Succession: An Illustrative Model

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 4, pp. 703-725, December 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
William Jack and Roger Lagunoff
World Bank and Georgetown University - Department of Economics
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State vs Consumer Regulation: An Evaluation of Two Road Safety Interventions in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w18378
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
James P. Habyarimana and William Jack
Georgetown University and World Bank
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Conditioning Aid on Social Expenditures

Economics & Politics, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 125-140, March 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
William Jack
World Bank
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Borrowing Requirements, Credit Access, and Adverse Selection: Evidence from Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w22686
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
World Bank, Harvard University - Department of Economics, The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Borrowing Requirements, Credit Access, and Adverse Selection: Evidence from Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11523
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2019
World Bank, Harvard University - Department of Economics, The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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agriculture, asymmetric information, borrowing requirements, collateralization, credit, down-payment, Kenya

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Social Investment Funds: An Organizational Approach to Improved Development Assistance

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 109-124, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
William Jack
World Bank

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Public Intervention in Health Insurance Markets: Theory and Four Examples from Latin America

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 67-88, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
William Jack
World Bank

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The Long Term Effects of Rural Postings on Health Workers' Careers in Ethiopia: Results of a Natural Experiment

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Joost de Laat and William Jack
The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and World Bank

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Health Worker Preferences for Job Attributes in Ethiopia: Results of a Discrete Choice Experiment

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 18 Jun 2007
Kara Hanson and William Jack
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and World Bank

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The Treatment of Financial Services Under a Broad-Based Consumption Tax

National Tax Journal, Vol. 53, No. 4, December 2000
Posted: 07 Mar 2001
William Jack
World Bank

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