Asif Islam

World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)

1818 H Street N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Government Spending and Economic Growth in a Context of Market Imperfections

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Ramón López and Asif Islam
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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government spending, economic growth, market imperfections, investment

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Unequal Before the Law: Measuring Legal Gender Disparities Across the World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7803
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
World Bank, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 94 (272,577)
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Economics and Gender, Gender and Economics, Law and Gender, Gender and Poverty, Gender and Economic Policy

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Do Government Private Subsidies Crowd Out Entrepreneurship?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6917
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 65 (338,302)

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Urban Economics, Taxation & Subsidies, Economic Theory & Research, Emerging Markets, Education for the Knowledge Economy

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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
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank
Downloads 62 (346,495)
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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

Entrepreneurship and the Allocation of Government Spending Under Imperfect Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Entrepreneurship, Fiscal Policy, Market Failure

Entrepreneurship and the Allocation of Government Spending Under Imperfect Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7163
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Private Sector Economics, Economic Adjustment and Lending, Technology Industry, Macro-Fiscal Policy, Marketing, Public Finance Decentralization and Poverty Reduction, Technology Innovation, Private Sector Development Law, Public Sector Economics

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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
World Bank - Enterprise Analysis Unit, World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and World Bank - Financial and Private Sector Development
Downloads 43 (407,935)

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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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Does Mobile Money Use Increase Firms'Investment? Evidence from Enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7890
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2016
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC), World Bank and World Bank
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ICT Economics

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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)
Downloads 39 (422,941)
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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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Police and Crime in Developing Economies: Evidence from Firm Surveys

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 35 (439,304)

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crime, firms, development, police size

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An Exploration of the Relationship between Police Presence, Crime, and Business in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7560
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 34 (443,441)

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Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Marketing

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
Downloads 19 (539,132)
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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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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)
Downloads 32 (452,070)
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Housing & Human Habitats, Microfinance, Gender and Law, Gender and Health, Labor Markets

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Is Economic Growth Criminogenic for Developing Economies? Evidence from Firm Surveys

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 29 (466,211)

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crime, firms, economic growth, development

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Economic Growth and Crime Against Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Developing Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6768
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 28 (471,135)
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Governance Indicators, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Achieving Shared Growth, Population Policies, Gender and Law

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Is There a Gender Bias in Crime Against Firms for Developing Economies?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2012
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
Downloads 26 (481,485)
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crime, firms, gender, development

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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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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
Downloads 18 (526,732)
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Gender and Economic Policy, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Economics and Gender

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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)
Downloads 16 (538,172)
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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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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)
Downloads 14 (550,050)

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Fiscal Spending for Economic Growth in the Presence of Imperfect Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8709
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Asif Islam and Ramón López
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC) and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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economic growth investment, government spending, market imperfections, non-social subsidies

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An Exploration of the Relationship between Police Presence, Crime and Firms in Developing Countries

Development Policy Review, Vol. 34, Issue 5, pp. 691-719, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Asif Islam
World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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Crime, firms, development, police presence