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Working Papers

2018

  1. Methodology for a World Bank Human Capital Index
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)

2017

  1. Approximating income distribution dynamics using aggregate data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Predicting conflict
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)

2015

  1. Doing the survey two-step: the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Weak instruments in growth regressions: implications for recent cross-country evidence on inequality and growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (25)

2014

  1. "Crowding in"and the returns to government investment in low-income countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Do poverty traps exist ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (131)
  3. Growth, inequality, and social welfare: cross-country evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Growth, inequality and social welfare: cross-country evidence, Economic Policy, CEPR, CESifo, Sciences Po (2015) Downloads View citations (18) (2015)
  4. Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Aid, disbursement delays, and the real exchange rate
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Aid, Disbursement Delays, and the Real Exchange Rate, IMF Economic Review, Palgrave Macmillan (2016) Downloads View citations (3) (2016)
  2. Growth still is good for the poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Journal Article Growth still is good for the poor, European Economic Review, Elsevier (2016) Downloads View citations (74) (2016)
  3. Misunderestimating corruption
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Misunderestimating Corruption, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2016) Downloads View citations (14) (2016)

2012

  1. Government spending multipliers in developing countries: evidence from lending by official creditors
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Government Spending Multipliers in Developing Countries: Evidence from Lending by Official Creditors, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (60) (2014)
  2. Sovereign defaults and expropriations: empirical regularities
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

2011

  1. Good countries or good projects ? macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Journal Article Good countries or good projects? Macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (81) (2013)

2010

  1. Can disaggregated indicators identify governance reform priorities ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Does respondent reticence affect the results of corruption surveys ? evidence from the world bank enterprise survey for Nigeria
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Chapter Does Respondent Reticence Affect the Results of Corruption Surveys? Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Survey for Nigeria, Chapters, Edward Elgar Publishing (2011) Downloads View citations (1) (2011)
  3. How large is the government spending multiplier ? evidence from World Bank lending
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article How large is the Government Spending Multiplier? Evidence from World Bank Lending, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2012) Downloads View citations (107) (2012)
  4. The worldwide governance indicators: methodology and analytical issues
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1515)

2009

  1. Corruption and confidence in public institutions: evidence from a global survey
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Corruption and Confidence in Public Institutions: Evidence from a Global Survey, The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (64) (2011)
  2. Governance matters VIII: aggregate and individual governance indicators 1996-2008
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (479)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (285)

2008

  1. Governance Indicators: Where Are We, Where Should We Be Going?
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (93)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article Governance Indicators: Where Are We, Where Should We Be Going?, The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (88) (2008)
  2. Instrumental variables regressions with honestly uncertain exclusion restrictions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

2007

  1. Does IDA engage in defensive lending ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Does IDA Engage in Defensive Lending?, Review of Economics and Institutions, Università di Perugia (2012) Downloads View citations (3) (2012)
  2. Governance Matters VI: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2006
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (162)
  3. Measuring Corruption: Myths and Realities
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (14)
  4. On Measuring Governance: Framing Issues for Debate
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The welfare effects of a large depreciation: the case of Egypt, 2000-05
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  6. The worldwide governance indicators project: answering the critics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (86)

2006

  1. Governance matters V: aggregate and individual governance indicators for 1996 - 2005
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (229)
  2. Who gets debt relief ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Who Gets Debt Relief?, Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press (2007) Downloads View citations (24) (2007)

2005

  1. Governance matters IV: governance indicators for 1996-2004
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (235)
  2. Measuring Governance Using Cross-Country Perceptions Data
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter Measuring Governance Using Cross-Country Perceptions Data, Chapters, Edward Elgar Publishing (2006) Downloads View citations (13) (2006)
  3. Neither a borrower nor a lender: does China's zero net foreign asset position make economic sense?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Neither a borrower nor a lender: Does China's zero net foreign asset position make economic sense?, Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier (2006) Downloads View citations (10) (2006)
  4. Poverty traps, aid, and growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article Poverty traps, aid, and growth, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (97) (2007)
  5. The Dot-Com Bubble the Bush Deficits, and the U.S. Current Account
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2005) Downloads View citations (10)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (13)
    Working Papers, Barcelona School of Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (6)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Chapter The Dot-Com Bubble, the Bush Deficits, and the US Current Account, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (33) (2007)
  6. What Has 100 Billion Dollars Worth of Debt Relief Done for Low- Income Countries?
    International Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (83)

2004

  1. Country Portfolios
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers Central Bank of Chile, Central Bank of Chile (2001) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (2)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2000) Downloads View citations (37)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (46)

    See also Journal Article Country Portfolios, Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press (2005) Downloads View citations (127) (2005)
  2. Governance Indicators, Aid Allocation, and the Millennium Challenge Account
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  3. When is external debt sustainable?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article When Is External Debt Sustainable?, The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank (2006) View citations (97) (2006)
  4. When is growth pro-poor? Cross-country evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (103)

2003

  1. Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (154)
    Also in Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (2003) Downloads View citations (254)
  2. Government matters III: governance indicators for 1996-2002
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (98)
  3. Institutions, trade, and growth: revisiting the evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (345)

2002

  1. Current Accounts in the Long and Short Run
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (54)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (61)

    See also Chapter Current Accounts in the Long and the Short Run, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (38) (2003)
  2. Governance matters II - updated indicators for 2000-01
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (121)
  3. Growth without governance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (224)
    See also Journal Article Growth without Governance, Economía Journal, The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association - LACEA (2002) Downloads View citations (215) (2002)
  4. Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
  5. Trade Integration and Risk Sharing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article Trade integration and risk sharing, European Economic Review, Elsevier (2002) Downloads View citations (19) (2002)

2001

  1. Comparative Advantage and the Cross-Section of Business Cycles
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1998) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (38)

    See also Journal Article Comparative Advantage and the Cross-section of Business Cycles, Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press (2007) Downloads View citations (44) (2007)
  2. Growth is good for the poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (176)
    See also Journal Article Growth Is Good for the Poor, Journal of Economic Growth, Springer (2002) Downloads View citations (1118) (2002)
  3. Product Prices and the OECD Cycle
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2000) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article Product Prices and the OECD Cycle, The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter (2002) Downloads View citations (2) (2002)
  4. Trade, growth, and poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (176)
    See also Journal Article Trade, Growth, and Poverty, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2004) View citations (465) (2004)

2000

  1. Do high interest rates defend currencies during speculative attacks ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Do high interest rates defend currencies during speculative attacks?, Journal of International Economics, Elsevier (2003) Downloads View citations (70) (2003)
  2. Measuring Growth in Total Factor Productivity
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (14)

1999

  1. Aggregating governance indicators
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (399)
  2. Governance matters
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (262)
  3. Growth forecasts using time series and growth models
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Small states, small problems?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (37)

1997

  1. Current Acounts in Debtor and Creditor Countries
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1997) Downloads View citations (45)

    See also Journal Article Current Accounts in Debtor and Creditor Countries, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2000) Downloads View citations (191) (2000)
  2. Growth and Structural Change in China: A Simple CGE Projection Framework
    Post-Print, HAL

1995

  1. Spatial correlations in panel data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Trade and fluctuations
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Good countries or good projects? Comparing macro and micro correlates of World Bank and Asian Development Bank project performance
    The Review of International Organizations, 2017, 12, (3), 335-363 Downloads View citations (13)

2016

  1. Aid, Disbursement Delays, and the Real Exchange Rate
    IMF Economic Review, 2016, 64, (2), 217-238 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Aid, disbursement delays, and the real exchange rate, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads View citations (6) (2013)
  2. Growth still is good for the poor
    European Economic Review, 2016, 81, (C), 68-85 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper Growth still is good for the poor, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads View citations (78) (2013)
  3. Misunderestimating Corruption
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98, (3), 455-466 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper Misunderestimating corruption, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads (2013)

2015

  1. Growth, inequality and social welfare: cross-country evidence
    Economic Policy, 2015, 30, (82), 335-377 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper Growth, inequality, and social welfare: cross-country evidence, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2014) Downloads View citations (9) (2014)

2014

  1. Do Poverty Traps Exist? Assessing the Evidence
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014, 28, (3), 127-48 Downloads View citations (126)
  2. Government Spending Multipliers in Developing Countries: Evidence from Lending by Official Creditors
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2014, 6, (4), 170-208 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper Government spending multipliers in developing countries: evidence from lending by official creditors, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)

2013

  1. Can specific policy indicators identify reform priorities?
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2013, 18, (3), 253-283 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Good countries or good projects? Macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 105, (C), 288-302 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper Good countries or good projects ? macro and micro correlates of World Bank project performance, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2011) Downloads View citations (34) (2011)

2012

  1. Does IDA Engage in Defensive Lending?
    Review of Economics and Institutions, 2012, 3, (2) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Does IDA engage in defensive lending ?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2007) Downloads View citations (4) (2007)
  2. How large is the Government Spending Multiplier? Evidence from World Bank Lending
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (2), 829-887 Downloads View citations (107)
    See also Working Paper How large is the government spending multiplier ? evidence from World Bank lending, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2010) Downloads View citations (9) (2010)
  3. Instrumental variables regressions with uncertain exclusion restrictions: a Bayesian approach
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2012, 27, (1), 108-128 View citations (29)

2011

  1. Corruption and Confidence in Public Institutions: Evidence from a Global Survey
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2011, 25, (2), 212-249 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper Corruption and confidence in public institutions: evidence from a global survey, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2009) Downloads View citations (9) (2009)

2010

  1. Response to ‘What do the Worldwide Governance Indicators Measure?’
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2010, 22, (1), 55-58 Downloads View citations (43)

2008

  1. Governance Indicators: Where Are We, Where Should We Be Going?
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2008, 23, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Working Paper Governance Indicators: Where Are We, Where Should We Be Going?, MPRA Paper (2008) Downloads View citations (93) (2008)

2007

  1. Comparative Advantage and the Cross-section of Business Cycles
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2007, 5, (6), 1300-1333 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper Comparative Advantage and the Cross-Section of Business Cycles, CEPR Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (38) (2001)
  2. Poverty traps, aid, and growth
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 82, (2), 315-347 Downloads View citations (97)
    See also Working Paper Poverty traps, aid, and growth, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2005) Downloads View citations (19) (2005)
  3. Who Gets Debt Relief?
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2007, 5, (2-3), 333-342 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper Who gets debt relief ?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2006) Downloads View citations (6) (2006)

2006

  1. Neither a borrower nor a lender: Does China's zero net foreign asset position make economic sense?
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2006, 53, (5), 943-971 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Neither a borrower nor a lender: does China's zero net foreign asset position make economic sense?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2005) Downloads View citations (1) (2005)
  2. When Is External Debt Sustainable?
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2006, 20, (3), 341-365 View citations (97)
    See also Working Paper When is external debt sustainable?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2004) Downloads View citations (26) (2004)
  3. When is growth pro-poor? Evidence from a panel of countries
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 80, (1), 198-227 Downloads View citations (244)

2005

  1. Country Portfolios
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (4), 914-945 Downloads View citations (127)
    See also Working Paper Country Portfolios, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2004) Downloads View citations (4) (2004)

2004

  1. Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2004, 18, (2), 253-287 View citations (154)
  2. Trade, Growth, and Poverty
    Economic Journal, 2004, 114, (493), F22-F49 View citations (465)
    See also Working Paper Trade, growth, and poverty, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2001) Downloads View citations (176) (2001)

2003

  1. Do high interest rates defend currencies during speculative attacks?
    Journal of International Economics, 2003, 59, (2), 297-321 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper Do high interest rates defend currencies during speculative attacks ?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2000) Downloads View citations (14) (2000)
  2. Institutions, trade, and growth
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003, 50, (1), 133-162 Downloads View citations (568)

2002

  1. Growth Is Good for the Poor
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2002, 7, (3), 195-225 Downloads View citations (1118)
    See also Working Paper Growth is good for the poor, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2001) Downloads View citations (176) (2001)
  2. Growth without Governance
    Economía Journal, 2002, Volume 3 Number 1, (Fall 2002), 169-230 Downloads View citations (215)
    See also Working Paper Growth without governance, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2002) Downloads View citations (224) (2002)
  3. Product Prices and the OECD Cycle
    The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2002, 2, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Product Prices and the OECD Cycle, CEPR Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (2) (2001)
  4. Trade integration and risk sharing
    European Economic Review, 2002, 46, (6), 1023-1048 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper Trade Integration and Risk Sharing, NBER Working Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (21) (2002)

2000

  1. Current Accounts in Debtor and Creditor Countries
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (4), 1137-1166 Downloads View citations (191)
    See also Working Paper Current Acounts in Debtor and Creditor Countries, Working papers (1997) View citations (4) (1997)
  2. Household Saving in China
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2000, 14, (3), 545-570 Downloads View citations (103)
  3. Small States, Small Problems? Income, Growth, and Volatility in Small States
    World Development, 2000, 28, (11), 2013-2027 Downloads View citations (175)

1998

  1. Consistent Covariance Matrix Estimation With Spatially Dependent Panel Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (4), 549-560 Downloads View citations (2110)

Chapters

2011

  1. Does Respondent Reticence Affect the Results of Corruption Surveys? Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Survey for Nigeria
    Chapter 15 in International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume Two, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Does respondent reticence affect the results of corruption surveys ? evidence from the world bank enterprise survey for Nigeria, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (20) (2010)

2007

  1. The Dot-Com Bubble, the Bush Deficits, and the US Current Account
    A chapter in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment, 2007, pp 457-496 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper The Dot-Com Bubble the Bush Deficits, and the U.S. Current Account, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (26) (2005)

2006

  1. Measuring Governance Using Cross-Country Perceptions Data
    Chapter 2 in International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, 2006 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper Measuring Governance Using Cross-Country Perceptions Data, University Library of Munich, Germany (2005) Downloads View citations (9) (2005)

2003

  1. Current Accounts in the Long and the Short Run
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2002, Volume 17, 2003, pp 65-112 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper Current Accounts in the Long and Short Run, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (54) (2002)

2002

  1. Exports and Economic Performance: Evidence from a Panel of Chinese Enterprises
    Chapter 12 in China and its Regions, 2002 Downloads View citations (3)
 
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