Atsushi Iimi

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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World Bank

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Did Botswana Escape from the Resource Curse?

IMF Working Paper No. 06/138
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 1,786 (8,761)

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Natural resources, Economic development, Governance

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Procurement Efficiency for Infrastructure Development and Financial Needs Reassessed

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4662
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 382 (76,802)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Investment and Investment Climate, E-Business, Debt Markets, Infrastructure Economics

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Estimating Global Climate Change Impacts on Hydropower Projects: Applications in India, Sri Lanka and Vietnam

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4344
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Climate Change, Hydro Power, Energy Production and Transportation, Water and Energy, Global Environment Facility

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(Un)Bundling Public-Private Partnership Contracts in the Water Sector: Competition in Auctions and Economies of Scale in Operation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4459
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 318 (94,637)

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Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Water Supply and Sanitation Governance and Institutions, Water and Industry, Water Conservation, Urban Water Supply and Sanitation

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Exchange Rate Misalignment: An Application of the Behavioral Equilibrium Exchange Rate (Beer) to Botswana

IMF Working Paper No. 06/140
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jun 2006
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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real effective exchange rates, crawling peg

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Procurement in Infrastructure: What Does Theory Tell Us ?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4994
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of San Andres (UMSA) - Department of Economics
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Public Sector Economics & Finance, Debt Markets, Infrastructure Economics, Contract Law, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Joint Bidding in Infrastructure Procurement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4664
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 192 (157,834)

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Investment and Investment Climate, ICT Policy and Strategies, Markets and Market Access, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Access to Markets

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Price Structure and Network Externalities in the Telecommunications Industry: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4200
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Access to Markets, Rural Communications, Infrastructure Regulation

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Effects of Improving Infrastructure Quality on Business Costs: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4581
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Private Participation in Infrastructure, Infrastructure Economics, Urban Slums Upgrading

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Multidimensionality and Renegotiation: Evidence from Transport-Sector Public-Private-Partnership Transactions in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4665
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), World Bank - Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure Sector (LCSFP), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Departamento de Analisis Economico Aplicado
Downloads 164 (181,500)
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Debt Markets, Infrastructure Economics, E-Business, Emerging Markets

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What is Missing Between Agricultural Growth and Infrastructure Development? Cases of Coffee and Dairy in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4411
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi and James Wilson Smith
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
Downloads 158 (187,327)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Theory & Research, Crops & Crop Management Systems, Food & Beverage Industry, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems

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Infrastructure and Trade Preferences for the Livestock Sector: Empirical Evidence from the Beef Industry in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4201
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 128 (222,192)

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Livestock & Animal Husbandry, Economic Theory & Research, Markets and Market Access, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Free Trade

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Bidder Asymmetry in Infrastructure Procurement: Are There any Fringe Bidders?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4660
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 111 (246,771)
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Investment and Investment Climate, Government Procurement, Debt Markets, E-Business, Infrastructure Economics

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Auctions with Endogenous Participation and Quality Thresholds: Evidence from ODA Infrastructure Procurement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4853
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 107 (253,249)

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Government Procurement, Investment and Investment Climate, E-Business, Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research

15.

Social and Economic Impacts of Rural Road Improvements in the State of Tocantins, Brazil

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7249
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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Access of Poor to Social Services, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Educational Populations, Education For All, Community Driven Development, Disability, Education for Development (superceded), Services & Transfers to Poor, Community Development and Empowerment, Economic Assistance

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(Un)Bundling Infrastructure Procurement: Evidence from Water Supply and Sewage Projects

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4854
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Investment and Investment Climate, Government Procurement, E-Business, Debt Markets, Markets and Market Access

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Efficiency in Public Procurement in Rural Road Projects of Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5736
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Radia Benamghar and Atsushi Iimi
World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 80 (305,341)

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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Government Procurement, Debt Markets, Investment and Investment Climate, Post Conflict Reconstruction

18.

Price Elasticity of Nonresidential Demand for Energy in South Eastern Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5167
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 76 (314,766)

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Energy Production and Transportation, Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Energy Demand, Environment and Energy Efficiency

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Agriculture Production and Transport Infrastructure in East Africa: An Application of Spatial Autoregression

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7281
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
Downloads 71 (327,008)

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Economic Geography, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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New Rural Access Index: Main Determinants and Correlation to Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7876
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, World Bank - Africa Region, World Bank Group and World Bank Group
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Poverty Lines, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Rural Transport, Poverty Diagnostics, Poverty Assessment, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Poverty Impact Evaluation

21.

Firm Productivity and Infrastructure Costs in East Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7278
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Sustainable Development Network and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
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Economic Geography, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Optimizing the Size of Public Road Contracts

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6028
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi and Radia Benamghar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
Downloads 45 (406,077)

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Government Procurement, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Debt Markets, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Contract Law

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Bidders' Entry and Auctioneer's Rejection: Applying a Double Selection Model to Road Procurement Auctions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4855
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Investment and Investment Climate, Government Procurement, Markets and Market Access, Debt Markets, E-Business

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Rail Transport and Firm Productivity: Evidence from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8173
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank
Downloads 40 (424,848)

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Transport Services, Railways Transport, Energy Policies & Economics

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The Impacts of Metering and Climate Conditions on Residential Electricity Demand: the Case of Albania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5520
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 39 (428,883)

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Energy Production and Transportation, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Climate Change Economics, Environment and Energy Efficiency, Energy and Environment

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Firms? Locational Choice and Infrastructure Development in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7279
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Sustainable Development Network and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
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Economic Geography, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Spatial Autocorrelation Panel Regression: Agricultural Production and Transport Connectivity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8089
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Atsushi Iimi, Liangzhi You and Ulrike Wood-Sichra
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Transport Services, Climate Change and Agriculture, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Food Security, Railways Transport

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Impact Evaluation of Free-of-Charge Cfl Bulb Distribution in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6383
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Energy Production and Transportation, Climate Change Economics, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Energy and Environment, Environment and Energy Efficiency

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Firm Inventory Behavior in East Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7280
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank - Sustainable Development Network and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
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Economic Geography, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Multidimensional Auctions for Public Energy Efficiency Projects: Evidence from the Japanese Esco Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6485
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Energy Production and Transportation, Climate Change Economics, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Debt Markets, Energy Demand

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Port Rail Connectivity and Agricultural Production: Evidence from a Large Sample of Farmers in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8088
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, World Bank and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
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Agricultural Economics

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Adapting Road Procurement to Climate Conditions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6029
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Atsushi Iimi and Radia Benamghar
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Roads & Highways, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Global Environment Facility, Rural Roads & Transport

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Modal Choice between Rail and Road Transportation: Evidence from Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8174
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank
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Transport Services, Railways Transport, Multi Modal Transport

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Output- and Performance-Based Road Contracts and Agricultural Production: Evidence from Zambia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8201
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2017
Atsushi Iimi and Ben Gericke
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group
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Agricultural Economics, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Transport Connectivity and Health Care Access: Evidence from Liberia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8413
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Atsushi Iimi and Kulwinder Singh Rao
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group
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Health Care Services Industry, Transport Services, Inequality, Health Service Management and Delivery

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Crop Choice and Infrastructure Accessibility in Tanzania: Subsistence Crops or Export Crops?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7306
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
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Economic Geography, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Firms? Locational Choice and Infrastructure Development in Tanzania: Instrumental Variable Spatial Autoregressive Model

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7305
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Independent and World Bank - Sustainable Development Network
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Economic Geography

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Sustainability of a Residential Cfl Distribution Program: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7811
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Issa Diaw, Raihan Elahi and Atsushi Iimi
Independent, Independent and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Environment and Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Energy Consumption

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Job Accessibility and Urban Transport Connectivity: Evidence from Antananarivo, Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8959
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Transport Services, Labor Markets, Urban Transport, Transport in Urban Areas, Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Municipal Management and Reform, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

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Firm Location, Transport Connectivity, and Agglomeration Economies: Evidence from Liberia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8411
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Atsushi Iimi and Kulwinder Singh Rao
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group
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Transport Services, Inequality, Labor Markets, Industrial and Consumer Services and Products

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Location, Location, Location Revisited: Evidence from Antananarivo, Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8958
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Transport Services, Urban Housing and Land Settlements, Urban Housing, Urban Governance and Management, Municipal Management and Reform, Natural Disasters

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Heterogeneous Impacts of Main and Feeder Road Improvements: Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8548
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank Group, World Bank, Ethiopian Roads Authority and Ethiopian Roads Authority
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Transport Services, Climate Change and Agriculture, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Food Security, Inequality, Pest Management

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Transport Connectivity, Medical Supplies, and People's Health Care Access: Evidence from Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8487
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Health Care Services Industry, Pharmaceuticals Industry, Pharmaceuticals & Pharmacoeconomics, Transport Services, Inequality, Health Service Management and Delivery

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Crop Production, Transport Infrastructure, and Agrobusiness Nexus: Evidence from Madagascar

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8486
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Atsushi Iimi, Liangzhi You and Ulrike Wood-Sichra
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Transport Services, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Climate Change and Agriculture, Inequality, Food Security

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Optimal Locational Choice for Agrobusinesses in Madagascar: An Application of Spatial Autoregressive Tobit Regression

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8488
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Transport Services, Climate Change and Agriculture, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Ports & Waterways, Inequality, Educational Sciences

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Hidden Treasures in the Comoros: The Impact of Inter-Island Connectivity Improvement on Agricultural Production

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8960
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Atsushi Iimi
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Transport Services, Crops and Crop Management Systems, Climate Change and Agriculture, Food Security, Inequality

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Bidders’ Entry and Auctioneer’s Rejection: Applying a Double Selection Model to Road Procurement Auctions

Journal of Applied Economics, Vol XIV, No. 2 (November 2011), 199-223
Posted: 22 May 2012
Antonio Estache and Atsushi Iimi
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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auction theory, endogenous bidder entry, infrastructure development, public procurement