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Workplace:World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Firms'Discriminatory Behavior, and Women's Employment in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2019

  1. Decomposing the Labor Productivity Gap between Upper-Middle-Income and High-Income Countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Paid Maternity Leave and Female Employment: Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data for Developing Countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Public Procurement and the Private Business Sector: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The Drivers and Impacts of Water Infrastructure Reliability: A Global Analysis of Manufacturing Firms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Ecological Economics (2019)
  3. The burden of water shortages on informal firms
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Land Economics (2019)
  4. The labor productivity gap between female and male-managed firms in the formal private sector
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Public procurement regulation and road quality
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market: evidence from firm-level data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2019)

2016

  1. Absent laws and missing women: can domestic violence legislation reduce female mortality ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime, and business in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Does mobile money use increase firms'investment ? evidence from enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2018)
  4. Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Unequal before the law: measuring legal gender disparities across the world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Entrepreneurship and the allocation of government spending under imperfect markets
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2015)
  2. Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education: evidence from firm-level data in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Feminist Economics (2016)

2014

  1. Are there more female managers in the retail sector ? evidence from survey data in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Economics (2014)
  2. Do government private subsidies crowd out entrepreneurship ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Letters (2014)
  3. Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Feminist Economics (2015)
  4. Economic growth and crime against small and medium sized enterprises in developing economies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2014)
  5. Imports of intermediate inputs and country size
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2014)
  6. Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing: evidence from developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2015)

2013

  1. Government Spending and Air Pollution in the US
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics (2015)
  2. US Government Spending Allocation Database by State (SADS)
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Is Economic Growth Criminogenic for Firms In Developing Economies?
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Is There a Gender Bias in Crime Against Firms for Developing Economies?
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Fiscal spending for economic growth in the presence of imperfect markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Police and Crime Against Firms in Developing Economies
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2009

  1. Fiscal Spending and the Environment: Theory and Empirics
    Working Papers, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2011)
  2. Pollution and the State: The Role of the Structure of Government
    2009 Conference (53rd), February 11-13, 2009, Cairns, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Trade and the Environment
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (11)
  2. When Government Spending Serves the Elites: Consequences for Economic Growth in a Context of Market Imperfections
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Decomposing the Labour Productivity Gap between Migrant-Owned and Native-Owned Firms in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2019, 55, (9), 2065-2082 Downloads
  2. The Burden of Water Shortages on Informal Firms
    Land Economics, 2019, 95, (1), 91-107 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  3. The drivers and impacts of water infrastructure reliability – a global analysis of manufacturing firms
    Ecological Economics, 2019, 163, (C), 143-157 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  4. Unequal Laws and the Disempowerment of Women in the Labour Market: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
    Journal of Development Studies, 2019, 55, (5), 822-844 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Competition or cooperation? Using team and tournament incentives for learning among female farmers in rural Uganda
    World Development, 2018, 103, (C), 216-225 Downloads
  2. Does mobile money use increase firms’ investment? Evidence from Enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
    Small Business Economics, 2018, 51, (3), 687-708 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. The challenge of addressing consumption pollutants with fiscal policy
    Environment and Development Economics, 2017, 22, (5), 624-647 Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime and firms in developing countries
    Development Policy Review, 2016, 34, (5), 691-719 Downloads
  2. Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies? Evidence from firm-level data
    Applied Economics Letters, 2016, 23, (16), 1145-1148 Downloads
  3. Women Managers and The Gender-Based Gap in Access to Education: Evidence from Firm-Level Data in Developing Countries
    Feminist Economics, 2016, 22, (3), 127-153 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2015

  1. Are Large Informal Firms More Productive than the Small Informal Firms? Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys in Africa
    World Development, 2015, 74, (C), 374-385 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Does Mandating Nondiscrimination in Hiring Practices Influence Women's Employment? Evidence Using Firm-Level Data
    Feminist Economics, 2015, 21, (4), 28-60 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Entrepreneurship and the Allocation of Government Spending Under Imperfect Markets
    World Development, 2015, 70, (C), 108-121 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Government Spending and Air Pollution in the US
    International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, 2015, 8, (2), 139-189 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  5. The Time Cost of Documents to Trade
    The International Trade Journal, 2015, 29, (4), 254-272 Downloads
  6. Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing: evidence from developing countries
    Applied Economics Letters, 2015, 22, (6), 488-492 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Are there more female managers in the retail sector? Evidence from survey data in developing countries
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2014, 17, 213-228 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Do government private subsidies crowd out entrepreneurship?
    European Economic Letters, 2014, 3, (1), 22-25 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Economic growth and crime against small and medium sized enterprises in developing economies
    Small Business Economics, 2014, 43, (3), 677-695 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Imports of intermediate inputs and country size
    Applied Economics Letters, 2014, 21, (11), 738-741 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2011

  1. Fiscal spending and the environment: Theory and empirics
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2011, 62, (2), 180-198 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

Books

2017

  1. Uncharted Waters
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
 
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