Asif Islam

The World Bank

Economist

2121 Pennsylvania Ave NW

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Washington, DC 20037

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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CITATIONS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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 The World Bank
Downloads 131 (173,592)

Abstract:

government spending, economic growth, market imperfections, investment

Entrepreneurship and the Allocation of Government Spending Under Imperfect Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jan 2014
Asif Islam
The World Bank
Downloads 31 (395,386)

Abstract:

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
The World Bank
Downloads 15 (481,715)

Abstract:

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

3.

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
The World Bank
Downloads 41 (290,566)

Abstract:

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

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 22 (441,530)

Abstract:

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 12 (498,988)

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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
The World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 16 (475,926)

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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
The World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 14 (487,587)

Abstract:

Trade Facilitation, Trade Policy, Customs Administration, International Trade and Trade Rules, Rules of Origin, Trade and Multilateral Issues

6.

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
The World Bank
Downloads 25 (381,772)

Abstract:

crime, firms, development, police size

7.

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
The World Bank
Downloads 21 (403,122)

Abstract:

crime, firms, economic growth, development

8.

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 20 (412,576)

Abstract:

Housing & Human Habitats, Microfinance, Gender and Law, Gender and Health, Labor Markets

9.

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
The World Bank
Downloads 19 (407,885)

Abstract:

Governance Indicators, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Achieving Shared Growth, Population Policies, Gender and Law

10.

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
The World Bank
Downloads 16 (427,670)
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Abstract:

crime, firms, gender, development

11.

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 11 (448,262)

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12.

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 8 (463,663)

Abstract:

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

13.

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 - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 8 (473,911)

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14.

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
The World Bank and University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Abstract:

economic growth investment, government spending, market imperfections, non-social subsidies

15.

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
The World Bank
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Abstract:

Crime, firms, development, police presence