Mohammad Amin

World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit

2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Gender Inequality and Growth: The Case of Rich vs. Poor Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7172
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin, Veselin Kuntchev and Martin Schmidt
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, The World Bank and University of Maryland, College Park
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Economic Forecasting, Gender and Economics, Economic Policy, Institutions and Governance, Gender and Economic Policy, Macroeconomic Management, Gender and Poverty, Economics and Gender, Governance Diagnostic Capacity Building

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Democracy and Reforms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4835
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Parliamentary Government, Legal Products, Labor Policies, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Emerging Markets

Democracy and Reforms

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Reform, Democracy, Regulation

Democracy and Reforms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7151
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Democracy, Reform, Regulation

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The Cost of Registering Property: Does Legal Origin Matter?

Empirical Economics, Volume 42, Number 3 (2012), 1035-1050
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
Mohammad Amin and Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and Harvard University
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Legal origin, Institutions, Property registration

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Trade Facilitation and Country Size

Empirical Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2013
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar and Mohammad Amin
Harvard University and World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Country size, Trade facilitation, Openness, Geography, Proximity, Distance, Location

Trade Facilitation and Country Size

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6692
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Jamal Ibrahim Haidar
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and Harvard University
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Economic Theory & Research, Free Trade, Trade Policy, Transport and Trade Logistics, Common Carriers Industry

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Labor Productivity in the Informal Sector: Necessity vs. Opportunity Firms

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Informality, Entrepreneurship, Labor Productivity

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Does Greater Regulatory Burden Lead to More Corruption? Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9149
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Feb 2020
Mohammad Amin and Yew Chong Soh
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank
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Natural Resources and Reforms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4882
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, E-Business, Achieving Shared Growth, Inequality

Natural Resources and Reforms

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Reform, Natural resources, Regulation

Natural Resources and Reforms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7229
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Natural resources, Reform, Regulation

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Retailing in India: Assessing the Investment Climate

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Retailing, Regulation, Investment Climate, India

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Corruption, Regulatory Burden and Firm Productivity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8911
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Mohammad Amin and Hulya Ulku
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank
Downloads 172 (322,025)
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Economic Adjustment and Lending, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Taxation & Subsidies, Public Sector Economics, Crime and Society, Gender and Development, Access to Finance

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The Labor Productivity Gap between Female and Male-Managed Firms in the Formal Private Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8445
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2018
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
Downloads 156 (350,098)
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Labor Markets, Gender and Development, Inequality, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Wholesale & Retail Trade Industry

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Labor Regulation, Employment and Informality: Evidence from the Retail Sector in India

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2008
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Labor regulations, India, Employment, Retail, Informality

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Technology and Labor Regulation: Evidence from the Retail Sector in India

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Mar 2008
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Labor regulations, Technology, India, Retail

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Corruption and Country Size: Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8864
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Mohammad Amin and Yew Chong Soh
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank
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Gender and Development, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Marketing, Labor Markets

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Paid Maternity Leave and Female Employment: Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data for Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8715
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Does Paternity Leave Matter for Female Employment in Developing Economies? Evidence from Firm Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7588
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin, Asif Islam and Alena Sakhonchik
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 135 (393,001)
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Gender and Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economic Policy, Economics and Gender

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Labor Regulation and Employment in India's Retail Stores

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4314
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Banks & Banking Reform, Regulatory Regimes, Work & Working Conditions

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When Does Legal Origin Matter?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2009
Mohammad Amin and Priyaranjan Jha
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (452,622)
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Legal Origin, Regulation, Political Institutions

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Who Suffers More from Crime?

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Crime, Latin America, Firms

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Helpful Governments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4557
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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National Governance, Legal Products, Public Sector Corruption &Anticorruption Measures, Governance Indicators, Debt Markets

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Casting a Shadow: Productivity of Formal Firms and Informality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8945
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank and World Bank
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Labor Markets, Employment and Unemployment, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, General Manufacturing, Educational Sciences

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Competition and Demographics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4514
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Markets and Market Access, Education for Development (superceded), Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Emerging Markets

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Democracy and Regulatory Reforms

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Mohammad Amin and Simeon Djankov
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Democracy, Elections, Regulation, Reforms

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Migration from Zambia: Ensuring Temporariness Through Cooperation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4145
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Aaditya Mattoo
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Human Migrations & Resettlements, Voluntary and Involuntary Resettlement, Country Strategy & Performance

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Are Labor Regulations Driving Computer Usage in India's Retail Stores?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4274
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Labor Markets, Regulatory Regimes, Public Sector Regulation, Urban Economics, Public & Municipal Finance

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Obstacles to Registering: Necessity vs. Opportunity Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Informality, Entrepreneurship

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Absent Laws and Missing Women: Can Domestic Violence Legislation Reduce Female Mortality?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7622
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin, Asif Islam and Augusto Lopez-Claros
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development
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Judicial System Reform, Social Policy, Gender and Health, Gender and Social Development, Law and Gender, Regulatory Regimes, Legislation, Anthropology, Social Cohesion, Legal Products, Legal Reform

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Women Managers and the Gender-Based Gap in Access to Education: Evidence from Firm-Level Data in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7269
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Educational Populations, Girls'Education, Gender and Poverty, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Economics and Gender, Gender and Education, Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Economics, Education for Development (superceded), Education For All

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Imports of Intermediate Inputs and Country Size

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6758
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Economic Theory & Research, Trade Policy, Free Trade, Achieving Shared Growth, Science Education

Imports of Intermediate Inputs and Country Size

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Use of Imported Inputs and the Cost of Importing: Evidence from Developing Countries

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Asif Islam and Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Use of Imported Inputs and the Cost of Importing: Evidence from Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asif Islam and Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, Customs Administration, International Trade and Trade Rules, Rules of Origin, Trade and Multilateral Issues

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Quality of Tax Administration: How Relevant is Country Size?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5895
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Taxation & Subsidies, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, E-Business, Fiscal Adjustment

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Unequal Laws and the Disempowerment of Women in the Labor Market: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8202
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Asif Islam, Silvia Muzi and Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank and World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Economics and Gender

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Decomposing the Labor Productivity Gap between Upper-Middle-Income and High-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9073
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Mohammad Amin, Asif Islam and Usman Khalid
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
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The Time Cost of Documents to Trade

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5894
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Economic Theory & Research, Information Security & Privacy, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Inequality

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Does Mandating Nondiscrimination in Hiring Practices Influence Women's Employment? Evidence Using Firm-Level Data

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7076
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Economics and Gender, Regulatory Regimes, Private Sector Development Law, Legal Products, Legal Reform, Private Sector Economics, Gender and Economic Policy, Marketing, Labor & Employment Law, Labor Law, Legislation, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economics, Judicial System Reform, Social Policy

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Female Managers and the Gender-Based Gap in Education: Evidence from Firm-Level Data in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Are There More Female Managers in the Retail Sector? Evidence from Survey Data in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6843
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Housing & Human Habitats, Microfinance, Gender and Law, Gender and Health, Labor Markets

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Do Retail Firms Favor Female Managers? Evidence from Survey Data in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Mohammad Amin and Asif Islam
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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What Firms Know

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Mohammad Amin
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit
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Legal origin, Information, Institutions, Regulation

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Does Financial Development Reduce Gender Disparity in Top Manager Positions in Manufacturing Smes in Developing Countries?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Mar 2024
Mohammad Amin and Norma Gomez
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit and World Bank
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Credit, gender, top managers, SMEs