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Workplace:Center for Global Development (CGD), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Estimating the SDGs' Demand for Innovation
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  2. Gender Laws, Values, and Outcomes: Evidence from the World Values Survey - Working Paper 452
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  3. Norms and Reform: Legalizing Homosexuality Improves Attitudes
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (3)

2016

  1. Results Through Transparency: Does Publicity Lead to Better Procurement? - Working Paper 437
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Impact of Legislation on the Hazard of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Burkina Faso - Working Paper 432
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2015

  1. The Impact of Gavi on Vaccination Rates: Regression Discontinuity Evidence - Working Paper 394
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Can Results-Based Payments Reduce Corruption?-Working Paper 345
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
  2. Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down-Working Paper 338
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. MDGs 2.0: What Goals, Targets, and Timeframe? - Working Paper 297
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2011

  1. A trio of perspectives on corruption: bias, speed money and"grand theft infrastructure"
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Bentham from the Crypt Once More: Politicians in Pursuit of Happiness
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  3. More Money or More Development: What Have the MDGs Achieved- Working Paper 278
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Publishing Construction Contracts as a Tool for Efficiency and Good Governance - Working Paper 272
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The Best Things in Life are (Nearly) Free: Technology, Knowledge and Global Health - Working Paper 252
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2010

  1. 'Red flags of corruption'in world bank projects: an analysis of infrastructure contracts
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (2011)
  2. Learning about Schools in Development
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Learning about Schools in Development - Working Paper 236
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Publishing construction contracts and outcome details
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Deterring Corruption and Improving Governance in the Urban Water & Sanitation Sector
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Why do people die in earthquakes ? the costs, benefits and institutions of disaster risk reduction in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Grand Corruption in Utilities
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. A Note on the Ethical Implications of the Stern Review
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Construction, corruption, and developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Infrastructure governance and corruption: where next ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Output-Based Aid in Infrastructure: A Tool for Reducing the Impact of Corruption
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2006

  1. Measuring and reducing the impact of corruption in infrastructure
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  2. What is effective aid? How would donors allocate It?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The European Journal of Development Research (2008)

2005

  1. Reforming the posts: abandoning the monopoly-supported postal universal service obligation in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2004

  1. The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2007)

2002

  1. The Internet and Economic Growth in Least Developed Countries: A Case of Managing Expectations?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Internet Economic Toolkit for African Policy Makers
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

Journal Articles

2012

  1. SOLOW'S RETURN: INVENTIONS, IDEAS AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE
    Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy (JICEP), 2012, 03, (02), 1-15 Downloads
  2. The Best Things in Life are (Nearly) Free: Technology, Knowledge, and Global Health
    World Development, 2012, 40, (1), 21-35 Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Is Anywhere Stuck in a Malthusian Trap?
    Kyklos, 2010, 63, (2), 192-205 Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Is there an anticorruption agenda in utilities?
    Utilities Policy, 2009, 17, (2), 156-165 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Measuring Corruption in Infrastructure: Evidence from Transition and Developing Countries
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (3), 314-332 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. There's more to life than money: Exploring the levels|growth paradox in income and health
    Journal of International Development, 2009, 21, (1), 24-41 Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. The Next Decade of ICT Development: Access, Applications, and the Forces of Convergence
    Information Technologies and International Development, 2008, 4, (3), 1-6 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Transport Construction, Corruption and Developing Countries
    Transport Reviews, 2008, 29, (1), 21-41 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. What is effective aid? How would donors allocate it?
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2008, 20, (2), 330-346 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. What's Not Converging? East Asia's Relative Performance in Income, Health, and Education*
    Asian Economic Policy Review, 2008, 3, (1), 19-37 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. The Challenge of Affluence: Self Control and Well-Being in the United States and Britain since 1950. By Avner Offer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. xviii + 454 pp. Illustrations, figures, tables, bibliography, notes, index. Cloth, $45.00. ISBN: 0-198-20853-7
    Business History Review, 2007, 81, (2), 343-346 Downloads
  2. The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success
    World Development, 2007, 35, (5), 735-751 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. Were People in the Past Poor and Miserable?
    Kyklos, 2006, 59, (2), 275-306 Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Does Development Make You Happy? Subjective Wellbeing And Economic Growth In Developing Countries
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2005, 73, (2), 199-219 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Why Are We Worried About Income? Nearly Everything that Matters is Converging
    World Development, 2005, 33, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (47)

2004

  1. Networking for foreign direct investment: the telecommunications industry and its effect on investment
    Information Economics and Policy, 2004, 16, (2), 159-164 Downloads View citations (6)

2003

  1. The Internet and Economic Growth in Less-developed Countries: A Case of Managing Expectations? 1
    Oxford Development Studies, 2003, 31, (1), 99-113 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Can information and communication technologies be pro-poor?
    Telecommunications Policy, 2002, 26, (11), 623-646 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The price of oil: is it low and is that bad?
    International Journal of Global Energy Issues, 2002, 17, (4), 283-291 Downloads

2001

  1. What Do We Know About Economic Growth? Or, Why Don't We Know Very Much?
    World Development, 2001, 29, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (38)

1999

  1. Does Growth Cause Happiness, or Does Happiness Cause Growth?
    Kyklos, 1999, 52, (1), 3-25 Downloads View citations (86)
  2. Why aren't countries rich?: Weak states and bad neighbourhoods
    Journal of Development Studies, 1999, 35, (5), 26-47 Downloads View citations (5)

1998

  1. Stock markets in Africa: Emerging lions or white elephants?
    World Development, 1998, 26, (5), 829-843 Downloads View citations (25)

Undated

  1. Toward universal telephone access: Market progress and progress beyond the market
    Telecommunications Policy, 31, (3-4), 155-163 Downloads View citations (3)

Books

2003

  1. Broadcasting and Development: Options for the World Bank
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Information and Communication Technologies and Broad-Based Development: A Partial Review of the Evidence
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

Chapters

2011

  1. ‘Red Flags of Corruption’ in World Bank Projects: An Analysis of Infrastructure Contracts
    Chapter 18 in International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume Two, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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