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Working Papers

2019

  1. Learning Equity Requires More than Equality: Learning Goals and Achievement Gaps between the Rich and the Poor in Five Developing Countries
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2018

  1. Alleviating Global Poverty: Labor Mobility, Direct Assistance, and Economic Growth
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. Autonomous Reform vs Global Isomorphism: Explaining Iran’s Success in Reducing Fertility
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
  2. Escaping Capability Traps through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (30)
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2012) Downloads View citations (28)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (32)
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2012) Downloads View citations (27)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2013)

2016

  1. Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bounding the Price Equivalent of Migration Barriers - Working Paper 428
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Democracy Versus Dictatorship? The Political Determinants of Growth Episodes
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2016) Downloads
  4. Doing Iterative and Adaptive Work
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Managing Your Authorizing Environment in a PDIA Process
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Scaling PDIA through Broad Agency, and Your Role
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
  7. Searching for the Devil in the Details: Learning about Development Program Design
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  8. The Big Stuck in State Capability for Policy Implementation
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
  9. The New Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
  10. The New Economic Case for Migration Restrictions: An Assessment
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2019)

2015

  1. Doing Problem Driven Work
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Slow Down, You're Going Too Fast: Matching Curricula to Student Skill Levels
    Mathematica Policy Research Reports, Mathematica Policy Research Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Educational Development (2015)
  3. Taxes: Price of Civilization or Tribute to Leviathan? - Working Paper 412
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Challenge of Building (Real) State Capability
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Value Subtraction in Public Sector Production: Accounting versus Economic Cost of Primary Schooling in India
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Value Subtraction in Public Sector Production: Accounting vs Economic Cost of Primary Schooling in India
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads

2014

  1. Asiaphoria Meets Regression to the Mean
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (2013)
  2. The Risks to Education Systems from Design Mismatch and Global Isomorphism
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2014) Downloads
  3. The risks to education systems from design mismatch and global isomorphism: Concepts, with examples from India
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  4. Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2016)
  5. Value Subtraction in Public Sector Production: Accounting Versus Economic Cost of Primary Schooling in India - Working Paper 391
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2013

  1. Context Matters for Size: Why External Validity Claims and Development Practice Don't Mix-Working Paper 336
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Estimating Income/Expenditure Differences across Populations: New Fun with Old Engel's Law-Working Paper 339
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)
  3. It's All about MeE: Using Structured Experiential Learning ("e") to Crawl the Design Space
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies. (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Promoting Millennium Development Ideals: The Risks of Defining Development Down-Working Paper 338
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
  6. South Sudan's Capability Trap: Building a State with Disruptive Innovation
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
  7. The State, Socialization, and Private Schooling: When Will Governments Support Alternate Producers?
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Developing the guts of a GUT (Grand Unified Theory): elite commitment and inclusive growth
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2012) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2013)
  3. Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2012) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. The Negative Consequences of Overambitious Curricula in Developing Countries - Working Paper 293
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (8)

2011

  1. How business is done and the'doing business'indicators: the investment climate when firms have climate control
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Birth Satisfaction Units (BSU): Measuring Cross-National Differences in Human Well-Being
    Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Capability Traps? The Mechanisms of Persistent Implementation Failure - Working Paper 234
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (25)
  3. Deals Versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2010) Downloads View citations (20)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (24)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Chapter (2014)
  4. Explaining the Cross-National Time Series Variation in Life Expectancy: Income, Women’s Education, Shifts, and What Else?
    Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (6)
  5. In brief: Producing superstars for the economic World Cup
    CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The Place Premium: Wage Differences for Identical Workers across the US Border
    Working Papers, University of Chile, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (43)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (15)
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2008) Downloads View citations (45)

2009

  1. Is India a Flailing State? Detours on the Four Lane Highway to Modernization
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Illusion of Equality: The Educational Consequences of Blinding Weak States, For Example
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads

2008

  1. Income per natural: Measuring development as if people mattered more than places
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (19)

2006

  1. A Millennium Learning Goal: Measuring Real Progress in Education
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (9)

2005

  1. The political economy of targeted safety nets
    Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Voice Lessons:Local Government Organizations, Social Organizations, and the Quality of Local Governance
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Boom Towns and Ghost Countries: Geography, Agglomeration, and Population Mobility
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Growth Accelerations
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (62)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (71)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (62)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2005)
  3. The Varieties of Resource Experience: How Natural Resource Export Structures Affect the Political Economy of Economic Growth
    Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Middlebury College Working Paper Series, Middlebury College, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads View citations (83)
  4. Towards a New Consensus for Addressing the Global Challenge of the Lack of Education
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Who is not Poor? Proposing a Higher International Standard for Poverty
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Solutions when the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2004)
  2. Targeted Programs in an Economic Crisis: Empirical Findings from Indonesia’s Experience
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2001) Downloads View citations (12)

2000

  1. A Quick and Dirty Estimate of Measurement Error in Household Survey Consumption Expenditures: Application to Indonesian Data
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Measurements of poverty in Indonesia - 1996, 1999, and beyond
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Quantifying vulnerability to poverty - a proposed measure, applied to Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (122)
  4. Safety nets and safety ropes - who benefited from two Indonesian crisis programs - the"poor"or the"shocked"?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  5. Social Impacts of the Indonesian Crisis: New Data and Policy Implications
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (16)
  6. The evolution of poverty during the crisis in Indonesia, 1996-99
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
  7. The tyranny of concepts - CUDIE (Cumulated, Depreciated Investment Effort) is NOT capital
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2000)

1998

  1. Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data - or tears: with an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (178)
  2. Gender disparity in South Asia: comparisons between and within countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Health policy in poor countries: weak links in the chain
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (36)
  4. Patterns of economic growth: hills, plateaus, mountains, and plains
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  5. The effect of household wealth on educational attainment: demographic and health survey evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)

1997

  1. Cents and sociability: household income and social capital in rural Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (97)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (1999)
  2. Child mortality and public spending on health: how much does money matter?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (42)
  3. More for the poor is less for the poor: the politics of targeting
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  4. What educational production functions really show: a positive theory of education spending
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)

1996

  1. Environmental degradation and the demand for children: searching for the vicious circle
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Mind your P's and Q's: the cost of public investment is not the value of public capital
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (32)
  3. Population growth, factor accumulation, and productivity
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Where has all the education gone?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (149)

1995

  1. Divergence, big time
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1997)
  2. Does more for the poor mean less for the poor? The politics of tagging
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Governance and returns on investment: an empirical investigation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)

1994

  1. Desired fertility and the impact of population policies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (81)
  2. Does participation improve project performance: establishing causality with subjective data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Where in the world is population growth bad?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (313)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1993)
  2. Intra - Sub - Saharan African trade: is it too little?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (1993)
  3. Tariff rates, tariff revenue, and tariff reform: some new facts
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (1994)
  4. Wealthier is healthier
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1996)

1991

  1. European trade patterns after the transition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (34)
  2. Measuring outward orientation in developing countries: can it be done?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Measuring real exchange rate instability in developing countries: empirical evidence and implications
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

1988

  1. Import demand in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The new economic case for migration restrictions: An assessment
    Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 138, (C), 153-164 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Trillions gained and lost: Estimating the magnitude of growth episodes
    Economic Modelling, 2016, 55, (C), 279-291 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Does public sector control reduce variance in school quality?
    Education Economics, 2015, 23, (5), 557-576 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Eric A. Hanushek & Ludger Woessmann, Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth
    Turkish Economic Review, 2015, 2, (3), 203-207 Downloads
  3. How Business Is Done in the Developing World: Deals versus Rules
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2015, 29, (3), 121-40 Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Learning from Experiments When Context Matters
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (5), 471-75 Downloads View citations (13)
  5. Slow down, you’re going too fast: Matching curricula to student skill levels
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2015, 40, (C), 276-288 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  6. The State, Socialisation, and Private Schooling: When Will Governments Support Alternative Producers?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (7), 784-807 Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Context Matters for Size: Why External Validity Claims and Development Practice do not Mix
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2014, 4, (2), 161-197 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte, Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics
    Population and Development Review, 2014, 40, (1), 170-170 Downloads

2013

  1. Asia-phoria meet regression to the mean
    Proceedings, 2013, (Nov), 1-35 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)
    World Development, 2013, 51, (C), 234-244 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation
    Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2013, 38, (PB), 151-166 Downloads View citations (29)
  5. Why Demographic Suicide? The Puzzles of European Fertility
    Population and Development Review, 2013, 38, 55-71 Downloads

2011

  1. Charles Kenny; Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding—And How We Can Improve the World Even More
    Population and Development Review, 2011, 37, (2), 397-399

2009

  1. A Review of Edward Luce's In Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2009, 47, (3), 771-80 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Income per Natural: Measuring Development for People Rather Than Places
    Population and Development Review, 2008, 34, (3), 395-434 Downloads View citations (34)

2007

  1. Teacher Compensation: Can Decentralization to Local Bodies Take India from the Perfect Storm Through Troubled Waters to Clear Sailing?
    India Policy Forum, 2007, 3, (1), 123-177 Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in India Policy Forum, 2006, 3, (1), 123-177 (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Who is Not Poor? Dreaming of a World Truly Free of Poverty
    World Bank Research Observer, 2006, 21, (1), 1-23 View citations (15)

2005

  1. Growth Accelerations
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2005, 10, (4), 303-329 Downloads View citations (197)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth
    World Bank Economic Review, 2005, 19, (2), 141-174 View citations (234)

2004

  1. Ought ain't is: midnight thoughts on education
    Brussels Economic Review, 2004, 47, (3-4), 321-340 Downloads
  2. Solutions When the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development
    World Development, 2004, 32, (2), 191-212 Downloads View citations (104)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2003

  1. Comment on: Institutions, trade, and growth
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2003, 50, (1), 163-165 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Evolution of Poverty During the Crisis in Indonesia
    Asian Economic Journal, 2003, 17, (3), 221-241 Downloads View citations (49)
  3. Safety Nets or Safety Ropes? Dynamic Benefit Incidence of Two Crisis Programs in Indonesia
    World Development, 2003, 31, (7), 1257-1277 Downloads View citations (17)

2002

  1. Environmental degradation and the demand for children: searching for the vicious circle in Pakistan
    Environment and Development Economics, 2002, 7, (01), 123-146 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Is More for the Poor Less for the Poor? The Politics of Means-Tested Targeting
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2002, 2, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. It pays to be ignorant: A simple political economy of rigorous program evaluation
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2002, 5, (4), 251-269 Downloads View citations (22)
  4. Weak Links in the Chain II: A Prescription for Health Policy in Poor Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 2002, 17, (1), 47-66 View citations (15)
  5. What’s the Big Idea? The Third Generation of Policies for Economic Growth
    Economía Journal, 2002, Volume 3 Number 1, (Fall 2002), 1-40 Downloads View citations (12)

2001

  1. Eating like which “Joneses?” an Iterative Solution to the Choice of a Poverty Line “Reference Group”
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2001, 47, (4), 473-487 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Estimating Wealth Effects Without Expenditure Data—Or Tears: An Application To Educational Enrollments In States Of India*
    Demography, 2001, 38, (1), 115-132 Downloads View citations (560)

2000

  1. Indicator targeting in a political economy: Leakier can be better
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2000, 4, (2), 113-145 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The Tyranny of Concepts: CUDIE (Cumulated, Depreciated, Investment Effort) Is Not Capital
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2000, 5, (4), 361-84 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Understanding Patterns of Economic Growth: Searching for Hills among Plateaus, Mountains, and Plains
    World Bank Economic Review, 2000, 14, (2), 221-50 Downloads View citations (184)
  4. Weak Links in the Chain: A Diagnosis of Health Policy in Poor Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 2000, 15, (2), 199-224 View citations (101)

1999

  1. A National Snapshot of the Social Impact of Indonesia's Crisis
    Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 1999, 35, (3), 145-152 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Cents and Sociability: Household Income and Social Capital in Rural Tanzania
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1999, 47, (4), 871-97 Downloads View citations (177)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Evidence from 35 Countries
    Population and Development Review, 1999, 25, (1), 85-120 Downloads View citations (150)
  4. The impact of public spending on health: does money matter?
    Social Science & Medicine, 1999, 49, (10), 1309-1323 Downloads View citations (172)
  5. What education production functions really show: a positive theory of education expenditures
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 18, (2), 223-239 Downloads View citations (93)

1997

  1. Civil Liberties, Democracy, and the Performance of Government Projects
    World Bank Economic Review, 1997, 11, (2), 219-42 View citations (56)
  2. Divergence, Big Time
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1997, 11, (3), 3-17 Downloads View citations (302)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1996

  1. Measuring outward orientation in LDCs: Can it be done?
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 49, (2), 307-335 Downloads View citations (153)
  2. Wealthier is Healthier
    Journal of Human Resources, 1996, 31, (4), 841-868 Downloads View citations (304)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1995

  1. Does Participation Improve Performance? Establishing Causality with Subjective Data
    World Bank Economic Review, 1995, 9, (2), 175-200 View citations (48)

1994

  1. Tariff Rates, Tariff Revenue, and Tariff Reform: Some New Facts
    World Bank Economic Review, 1994, 8, (1), 1-16 View citations (53)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Good policy or good luck?: Country growth performance and temporary shocks
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1993, 32, (3), 459-483 Downloads View citations (346)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Intra-sub-Saharan African Trade: Is It Too Little?
    Journal of African Economies, 1993, 2, (1), 74-105 View citations (65)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. The Structural-Adjustment Debate
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (2), 383-89 View citations (10)

Books

2017

  1. Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. Moving Out of Poverty: Volume 2. Success from the Bottom Up
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)

2002

  1. Better Health Systems for India's Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)

Chapters

2014

  1. Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions, 2014, pp 215-260 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2006

  1. Does Learning to Add up Add up? The Returns to Schooling in Aggregate Data
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (23)
 
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