Martin Rama

World Bank

Chief Economist (South Asia)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Citation 12

Globalization and Workers in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2958
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 12

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Globalization and Workers in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2958
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 12

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Banks & Banking Reform, Public Health Promotion, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Economic Theory & Research, Environmental Economics & Policies, Labor Policies, Free Trade

The Consequences of Doubling the Minimum Wage: The Case of Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1643
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 18

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The Consequences of Doubling the Minimum Wage: The Case of Indonesia

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July 2001
Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Martin Rama
World Bank

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Citation 8

The Sri Lankan Unemployment Problem Revisited

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2227
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 8

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The Sri Lankan Unemployment Problem Revisited

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 510-525, August 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Sep 2003
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 8

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Labor Market "Rigidity" and the Success of Economic Reforms Across more than One Hundred Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2521
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alvaro Forteza and Martin Rama
Universidad de la República, Uruguay - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales - Departamento de Economía (dECON) and World Bank
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Citation 23

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Efficient Public Sector Downsizing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1840
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 11

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Environmental Economics & Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Inequality, Labor Policies, Public Health Promotion, Public Sector Economics & Finance

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Are Public Sector Workers Underpaid? Appropriate Comparators in a Developing Country

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2747
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sarah Bales and Martin Rama
Independent and World Bank
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State Ownership and Labor Redundancy: Estimates Based on Enterprise-Level Data from Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Patrick Belser and Martin Rama
SECO, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Switzerland and World Bank
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Citation 3

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The Gender Implications of Public Sector Downsizing: The Reform Program of Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2573
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 5

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The Gender Implications of Public Sector Downsizing: The Reform Program of Vietnam

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 167-189, Fall 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Martin Rama
World Bank

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Do Labor Market Regulations Affect Labor Earnings in Ecuador?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1717
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Mandatory Severance Pay: Its Coverage and Effects in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2626
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama and Donna MacIsaac
World Bank and Yahoo! Inc.
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Endogenous Distortions in Product and Labor Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1413
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama and Guido Tabellini
World Bank and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
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Citation 5

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Wage Misalignment in CFA Countries: Are Labor Market Policies to Blame?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1873
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 10

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Wage Misalignment in Cfa Countries: Are Labor Market Policies to Blame?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1873
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama
World Bank
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Citation 8

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Banks & Banking Reform, Health Economics & Finance, Environmental Economics & Policies, Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Municipal Financial Management

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Advanced-Country Policies and Emerging-Market Currencies: The Impact of U.S. Tapering on India's Rupee

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7219
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yuki Ikeda, Denis Medvedev and Martin Rama
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Economic Conditions and Volatility, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, Consumption

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Job Opportunities Along the Rural-Urban Gradation and Female Labor Force Participation in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7412
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Urmila Chatterjee, Rinku Murgai and Martin Rama
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Social Development & Poverty

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Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7864
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2016
World Bank - South Asia Chief Economist Office, Lead Economist and World Bank
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Conflict and Fragile States, Economic Growth, Inequality, Industrial Economics, Economic Theory & Research

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Households or Locations? Cities, Catchment Areas and Prosperity in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7473
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martin Rama and Yue Li
World Bank and World Bank
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Urban Economic Development, Inequality, Urban Economics, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, City to City Alliances, Urban Communities, Regional Urban Development

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Globalization and the Labor Market

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 159-186, Fall 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Martin Rama
World Bank

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Wage Misalignment in CFA Countries: Were Labour Market Policies To Blame?

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2000
Posted: 02 Feb 2001
Martin Rama
World Bank

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Lobbying by Capital and Labor over Trade and Labor Market Policies

IGIER Working Paper 94
Posted: 13 Nov 1996
Martin Rama and Guido Tabellini
World Bank and University of Bocconi - Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)

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