Laura Ralston

World Bank

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Christopher Blattman and Laura Ralston
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
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employment, active labor market programs, entrepreneurship, poverty, conflict, crime, fragile states, training, grants, workfare

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Job Creation in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7078
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Laura Ralston
World Bank
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Education For All, Educational Populations, Education for Development (superceded), Social Protections & Assistance, Conflict and Fragile States

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Trafficking and Fragility in West Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7079
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Laura Ralston
World Bank
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National Governance, Government Policies, Youth and Governance

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The Impacts of Safety Nets in Africa: What are We Learning?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8255
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Laura Ralston, Colin Andrews and Allan Jer-Yu Hsiao
World Bank, World Bank and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Disability, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Access of Poor to Social Services, Safety Nets and Transfers, Gender and Social Development, Anthropology

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Success in Difficult Environments: A Portfolio Analysis of Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7098
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Laura Ralston
World Bank
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Public Sector Regulation, Democratic Government, Conflict and Fragile States, Policy Formulation and Assessment (superceded), Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, Information Architecture, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Organizational Management, De Facto Governments

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Broken Promises: Evaluating an Incomplete Cash Transfer Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Angelika Muller, Utz Johann Pape and Laura Ralston
Independent, World Bank and World Bank
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Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability

NBER Working Paper No. w24194
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
American University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and World Bank
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Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12575
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Jan 2018
Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and World Bank
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