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Workplace:World Bank
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Conflict and the Composition of Economic Activity in Afghanistan
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    Also in IZA Policy Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads
  2. Identifying Urban Areas by Combining Human Judgment and Machine Learning: An Application to India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)

2019

  1. Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition
    IZA Policy Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Employment in South Asia: A New Dataset
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Indian Growth and Development Review (2019)

2018

  1. Identifying Urban Areas by Combining Data from the Ground and from Outer Space: An Application to India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Measuring districts'monthly economic activity from outer space
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  3. States Diverge, Cities Converge: Drivers of Local Growth Catch-up in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2015

  1. Advanced-country policies and emerging-market currencies: the impact of U.S. tapering on India's Rupee
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Finance (2019)
  2. Bhutan Macroeconomic and Public Finance Policy Note
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Households or locations ? cities, catchment areas and prosperity in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Job opportunities along the rural-urban gradation and female labor force participation in India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)

2010

  1. Taking Stock, June 2010
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2003

  1. Globalization and workers in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in Economics Study Area Working Papers, East-West Center, Economics Study Area (2002) Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Downsizing and productivity gains in the public and private sectors of Colombia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Are public sector workers underpaid? - Appropriate comparators in a developing country
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Labor market"rigidity"and the success of economic reforms across more than one hundred countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
    Also in Documentos de Trabajo (working papers), Department of Economics - dECON (2000) Downloads View citations (24)
  3. Mandatory severance pay: its coverage and effects in Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  4. State ownership and labor redundancy - estimates based on enterprise-level data from Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  5. The gender implications of public sector downsizing: the reform program of Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2002)

1999

  1. The Sri Lankan unemployment problem revisited
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Development Economics (2003)

1998

  1. Wage misalignment in CFA countries: are labor market policies to blame?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)

1997

  1. Do labor market regulations affect labor earnings in Ecuador?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Efficient public sector downsizing
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)

1996

  1. The consequences of doubling the minimum wage: the case of Indonesia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2001)

1995

  1. Endogenous Distortions in Product and Labour Markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1995) Downloads View citations (6)

1994

  1. Flexibility in Sri Lanka's labor market
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

1993

  1. How labor markets and imperfect competition affect tariff policy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Indización de activos financieros y ahorro privado: la experiencia uruguaya
    Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones), Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Documentos de Trabajo (working papers), Department of Economics - dECON (1992) View citations (2)
  3. Rent - seeking trade policy: a time series approach
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

1990

  1. Empirical investment equations in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Politica salarial y equilibrio macroeconomico en Ecuador
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads

Undated

  1. Lobbying by Capital and Labor over Trade and Labor Market Policies
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1998)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Advanced‐country policies and emerging‐market currencies: The impact of US tapering on India's rupee
    International Finance, 2019, 22, (1), 35-52 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Challenges in Measuring Poverty and Understanding its Dynamics: A South Asian Perspective
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2019, 65, (S1), S2-S32 Downloads
  3. Employment in South Asia: a new data set
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2019, 12, (2), 153-181 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2015

  1. Firm Dynamics, Productivity Growth, and Job Creation in Developing Countries: The Role of Micro- and Small Enterprises
    World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 30, (1), 3-38 Downloads View citations (15)

2003

  1. Globalization and the Labor Market
    World Bank Research Observer, 2003, 18, (2), 159-186 View citations (14)
  2. The Sri Lankan Unemployment Problem Revisited
    Review of Development Economics, 2003, 7, (3), 510-525 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2002

  1. Mondialisation, inégalités et politiques de l'emploi
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2002, 10, (1), 43-83 Downloads
  2. The Gender Implications of Public Sector Downsizing: The Reform Program of Vietnam
    World Bank Research Observer, 2002, 17, (2), 167-189 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. The Consequences of Doubling the Minimum Wage: The Case of Indonesia
    ILR Review, 2001, 54, (4), 864-881 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

2000

  1. Wage misalignment in CFA countries: were labour market policies to blame?
    Journal of African Economies, 2000, 9, (4), 475-511 Downloads View citations (4)

1999

  1. Earnings and Welfare after Downsizing: Central Bank Employees in Ecuador
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (1), 89-116 View citations (24)
  2. Labor Earnings in One-Company Towns: Theory and Evidence from Kazakhstan
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (1), 185-209 View citations (14)
  3. Public Sector Downsizing: An Introduction
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (1), 1-22 View citations (34)

1998

  1. How Bad Is Unemployment in Tunisia? Assessing Labor Market Efficiency in a Developing Country
    World Bank Research Observer, 1998, 13, (1), 59-77 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Lobbying by capital and labor over trade and labor market policies
    European Economic Review, 1998, 42, (7), 1295-1316 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper

1997

  1. Determinants of Hourly Earnings in Ecuador: The Role of Labor Market Regulations
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (3), S136-65 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Imperfect Rent Dissipation with Unionized Labor
    Public Choice, 1997, 93, (1-2), 55-75 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Labor Market Institutions and the Second‐Best Tariff
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1997, 99, (2), 299-314 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Organized Labor and the Political Economy of Product Market Distortions
    World Bank Economic Review, 1997, 11, (2), 327-55 View citations (14)

1994

  1. Bargaining structure and economic performance in the open economy
    European Economic Review, 1994, 38, (2), 403-415 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. ENDOGENOUS TRADE POLICY: A TIME‐SERIES APPROACH*
    Economics and Politics, 1994, 6, (3), 215-232 Downloads View citations (8)

1993

  1. Rent seeking and economic growth: A theoretical model and some empirical evidence
    Journal of Development Economics, 1993, 42, (1), 35-50 Downloads View citations (22)

1992

  1. Exchange rate preannouncement and economic activity: A note on southern cone stabilization attempts
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1992, 14, (3), 509-524 Downloads

1987

  1. L'endettement extérieur dans un modèle de croissance en déséquilibre
    Revue Économique, 1987, 38, (5), 933-948 Downloads

Books

2018

  1. Toward Great Dhaka
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Addressing Inequality in South Asia
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)

2008

  1. Making Difficult Choices
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

Edited books

2016

  1. Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
 
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