Miriam Bruhn

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Economist

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 100, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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enterprise growth, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6508
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Access to Finance, E-Business, Microfinance, Economic Theory & Research, Business in Development

The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8887
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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enterprise growth, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

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Stimulating Managerial Capital in Emerging Markets: The Impact of Business and Financial Literacy for Young Entrepreneurs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5642
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and Bilal Zia
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Financial Literacy, Access to Finance, Business in Development, Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Business Environment

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The Economic Impact of Banking the Unbanked: Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4981
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and Inessa Love
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Labor Policies, Corporate Law

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In Pursuit of Balance: Randomization in Practice in Development Field Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4752
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Economic Theory & Research, Climate Change

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The Impact of High School Financial Education: Experimental Evidence from Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6723
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Columbia University, World Bank, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Tertiary Education, Financial Literacy, Education For All, Secondary Education, Primary Education

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The Real Impact of Improved Access to Finance: Evidence from Mexico

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Miriam Bruhn and Inessa Love
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Hawaii
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Finance and Development, Entrepreneurship, Banking

Small Business Tax Policy, Informality, and Tax Evasion – Evidence from Georgia

WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2014 - 10
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Sep 2014
Miriam Bruhn and Jan Loeprick
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Small Business Tax Policy, Informality, and Tax Evasion -- Evidence from Georgia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and Jan Loeprick
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Tax Administration, Public Sector Economics, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Tax Law

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License to Sell: The Effect of Business Registration Reform on Entrepreneurial Activity in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4538
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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E-Business, Labor Policies, Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Business Environment

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Bank Competition, Concentration, and Credit Reporting

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6442
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn, Subika Farazi and Martin Kanz
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Access to Finance, Banks & Banking Reform, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Good, Bad, and Ugly Colonial Activities: Studying Development Across the Americas

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4641
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and Francisco A. Gallego
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics
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Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Demographics, Country Population Profiles

Good, Bad, and Ugly Colonial Activities: Studying Development Across the Americas

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4641
Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Francisco A. Gallego and Miriam Bruhn
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Demographics, Country Population

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Female-Owned Firms in Latin America: Characteristics, Performance, and Obstacles to Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5122
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Why is Voluntary Financial Education so Unpopular? Experimental Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6439
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The World Bank - Poverty and Equity Global Practice and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Financial Literacy, Access to Finance, Education For All, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Primary Education

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Legislative Malapportionment and Institutional Persistence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5467
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Parliamentary Government, Labor Policies, Emerging Markets, Political Economy, Political Systems and Analysis

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Entry Regulation and Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6507
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, E-Business, Business in Development, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

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Psychometrics as a Tool to Improve Screening and Access to Credit

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7506
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Irani Arraiz, Miriam Bruhn and Rodolfo Stucchi
InterAmerican Development Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and InterAmerican Development Bank
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Financial Structures

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Legislative Malapportionment and Institutional Persistence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5467
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2010
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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democracy, dictatorship, institutions, Latin America, persistence, political economy

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A Tale of Two Species: Revisiting the Effect of Registration Reform on Informal Business Owners in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5971
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Business in Development, Business Environment, E-Business, Access to Finance

A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6435
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Microfinance, E-Business, Small Scale Enterprise, Knowledge for Development, Information Security & Privacy

A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7402
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2013
Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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informality, enforcement, small enterprises

Can Wage Subsidies Boost Employment in the Wake of an Economic Crisis? Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7607
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Labor Markets, Rural Labor Markets, Labor Policies

Can Wage Subsidies Boost Employment in the Wake of an Economic Crisis? Evidence from Mexico

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9995
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Miriam Bruhn
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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wage subsidies, industrial policy, crisis mitigation, firm behavior

Can Grants to Consortia Spur Innovation and Science-Industry Collaboration?: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Poland

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7934
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law

Can Grants to Consortia Spur Innovation and Science-Industry Collaboration? Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Poland

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11765
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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innovation, R&D, regression discontinuity design, science-industry collaboration

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Are Psychometric Tools a Viable Screening Method for Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Lending? Evidence from Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8276
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
InterAmerican Development Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and InterAmerican Development Bank
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Financial Structures, Legal Institutions of the Market Economy, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance

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Using Administrative Data to Evaluate Municipal Reforms: An Evaluation of the Impact of Minas Facil Expresso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6368
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Corporate Law, Urban Governance and Management, Regional Governance, Municipal Financial Management, Municipal Management and Reform

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Courts and Business Registration: Evidence from Serbia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8611
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2018
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Independent, Independent, World Bank, World Bank and Independent
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Sowing the Seeds for Rural Finance: The Impact of Support Services for Credit Unions in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8483
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Miriam Bruhn, Rekha Reddy and Claudia Ruiz Ortega
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Finance and Development, Legal Institutions of the Market Economy, Rural Finance, Financial Intermediation, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring