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wp-2022-147: Hidden hostility: donor attention and political violence Downloads
Siwan Anderson, Patrick Francois, Dominic Rohner and Rogerio Santarrosa
wp-2022-146: Humanity over economy: biopolitical responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana Downloads
James McKeown
wp-2022-145: Civil wars and stumbling of patriarchal societies: The reconstruction of gender relations in post-conflict Liberia Downloads
Augustine T. Larmin and Daniel K. Banini
wp-2022-144: A fiscal approach to the social contract in sub-Saharan African countries: Looking for opportunities to strengthen trust in government and tax compliance by analysing citizens' perception of governance Downloads
Enrico Nichelatti and Heikki Hiilamo
wp-2022-143: Distributional impacts of agricultural policies in Zambia: A microsimulation approach Downloads
Katrin Gasior, Silvia Navarro, Jukka Pirttilä and Mari Kangasniemi
wp-2022-142: Political representation in the wake of ethnic violence and post-conflict institutional reform: Comparing views from Rwandan and Burundian citizens Downloads
Bert Ingelaere, Réginas Ndayiragije and Marijke Verpoorten
wp-2022-141: Does project-level aid for water and sanitation improve child health outcomes?: Evidence from household panel data in Uganda Downloads
Lynda Pickbourn, Raymond Caraher and Léonce Ndikumana
wp-2022-140: Good for now but not forever: officials' perspectives on the relevance of the effectiveness agenda and the need for change Downloads
Rachael Calleja and Beata Cichocka
wp-2022-139: Foreign aid and intergenerational mobility in Africa Downloads
Ali Compaoré, Roukiatou Nikièma and Rasmané Ouédraogo
wp-2022-138: Elite incomes around the world: Command over tradables, non-tradables, and people Downloads
Paul Segal and Michail Moatsos
wp-2022-137: Between victory and statehood: Armed violence in post-war Abkhazia Downloads
Anastasia Shesterinina
wp-2022-136: The incursion of Leviathan: wartime territorial control and post-conflict state capacity in Peru Downloads
Guillermo Kreiman
wp-2022-135: Trust as state capacity: The political economy of compliance Downloads
Timothy Besley and Sacha Dray
wp-2022-134: Marriage market responses in the wake of a natural disaster in India Downloads
Shreyasee Das and Shatanjaya Dasgupta
wp-2022-133: Tax provisioning by extractive industry multinational subsidiaries Downloads
Khanindra Ch. Das
wp-2022-132: The determinants of domestic saving in Kenya Downloads
Rodgers Musamali, Cecilia Mutia and Rose W. Ngugi
wp-2022-131: Looking ahead to COP27—from climate pledges to action: The Global Methane Pledge—opportunities and risks Downloads
Etienne Romsom and Kathryn McPhail
wp-2022-130: Rebel governance during COVID-19: Describing and explaining armed groups' response to the pandemic in the Middle East Downloads
Marta Furlan
wp-2022-129: The effects of taxation on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Idrissa Ouedraogo, Issa Dianda, Pegdwende Patrik Ouedraogo, Rodrigue Tiraogo Ouedraogo and Bassirou Konfe
wp-2022-128: Parental risk preferences, maternal bargaining power, and the educational progressions of children: Lab-in-the-field evidence from rural Côte d'Ivoire Downloads
Arnab K. Basu, Ralitza Dimova, Monnet Gbakou and Romane Viennet
wp-2022-127: Social protection floor gaps and pandemic relief measures: a case for universalism?: Exploring scalability through targeted versus universalist approaches Downloads
Annalena Oppel
wp-2022-126: Mothers at peace: post-conflict fertility and United Nations peacekeeping Downloads
Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore, Leandro Elia and Roberto Nisticò
wp-2022-125: The role of tax-benefit systems in protecting household incomes in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
David Rodríguez, H. Xavier Jara, Mariana Dondo, Cristina Arancibia, David Macas, Rebeca Riella, Joana Urraburu, Linda Llamas, Luis Huesca, Javier Torres and Rodrigo Chang
wp-2022-124: A policy for the jobless youth in South Africa: Individual impacts of the Employment Tax Incentive Downloads
Amina Ebrahim and Jukka Pirttilä
wp-2022-123: Understanding Somalia's social contract and state-building efforts: Consequences for donor interventions Downloads
Mathieu Cloutier, Hodan Hassan, Deborah Isser and Gaël Raballand
wp-2022-122: Can fungibility of development aid lead to more effective achievement of the SDGs?: An analysis of the aggregate welfare effect of aid fungibility Downloads
Zunera Rana and Dirk-Jan Koch
wp-2022-121: Global profit shifting, 1975-2019 Downloads
Ludvig Wier and Gabriel Zucman
wp-2022-120: Domestic revenue mobilization and informality: Challenges and opportunities for sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Abel Gwaindepi
wp-2022-119: Other Backward Classes and the politics of reservations in India: Past and present Downloads
Zoya Hasan
wp-2022-118: Law enforcement and illegal markets: Evidence from the regulation of junkyards in Brazil Downloads
Andre Mancha
wp-2022-117: Agricultural risks, the COVID-19 pandemic, and farm household welfare and diversification strategies in Africa Downloads
Abdul Malik Iddrisu, Alhassan Karakara and Evans S. Osabuohien
wp-2022-116: So close and yet so far: the ability of mandatory disclosure rules to crack down on offshore tax evasion Downloads
Elisa Casi, Mohammed Mardan and Rohit Reddy Muddasani
wp-2022-115: Unravelling Africa's raw material footprints and their drivers Downloads
Albert Kwame Osei-Owusu, Michael Danquah and Edgar Towa
wp-2022-114: The effect of wage subsidies on job retention: Evidence from South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
Timothy Köhler, Robert Hill and Haroon Bhorat
wp-2022-113: Ethnic inequality, the federal character principle, and the reform of Nigeria's presidential federalism Downloads
Rotimi T. Suberu
wp-2022-112: Capital markets in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Githinji Njenga, Josphat Machagua and Samwel Gachanja
wp-2022-111: Impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns and aid packages: Evidence from Viet Nam Downloads
Cuong Nguyen
wp-2022-110: Growth and inequality convergence: the role of environmentally related impacts on human capital Downloads
Angela Cindy Emefa Mensah and Edward B. Barbier
wp-2022-109: The COVID-19 pandemic and poor women's agency: A case of domestic workers in Delhi Downloads
Deepita Chakravarty and Nandini Nayak
wp-2022-108: Digital labour platforms as shock absorbers: Evidence from COVID-19 Downloads
Sam Jones and Ivan Manhique
wp-2022-107: Aid, taxes, and government spending: A heterogeneous co-integrated panel analysis Downloads
Abrams M.E. Tagem
wp-2022-106: The social consequences of organized crime in Italy Downloads
Pierfrancesco Rolla and Patricia Justino
wp-2022-105: Who was impacted and how? COVID-19 pandemic and the long uneven recovery in India Downloads
Mrinalini Jha and Rahul Lahoti
wp-2022-104: The politics of affirmative action: ethnicity, equity, and state-business relations in Malaysia Downloads
Edmund Terence Gomez
wp-2022-103: Revealing 21 per cent of GDP in hidden assets: Evidence from Argentina's tax amnesties Downloads
Juliana Londoño-Vélez and Dario Tortarolo
wp-2022-102: A model to explain the impact of government revenue on the quality of governance and the SDGs Downloads
Stephen Hall and Bernadette O'Hare
wp-2022-101: Fintech in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Njuguna Ndung'u
wp-2022-100: Employer power and employment in developing countries Downloads
Nancy H. Chau, Ravi Kanbur and Vidhya Soundararajan
wp-2022-99: Does aid fragmentation affect tax revenue dynamics in developing countries?: Observations with new tax data Downloads
Ali Compaoré and Abrams M.E. Tagem
wp-2022-98: Rebel governance and political participation Downloads
Abbey Steele and Michael Weintraub
wp-2022-97: Fiscal consequences of corporate tax avoidance Downloads
Katarzyna Bilicka, Evgeniya Dubinina and Petr Janský
wp-2022-96: Inequality and human development: The role of different parts of the income distribution Downloads
David Castells-Quintana, Carlos Gradín and Vicente Royuela
wp-2022-95: Pension funds in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Owen Nyang'oro and Githinji Njenga
wp-2022-94: Social protection expansions during crisis and fiscal space: From ad hoc to durable solutions? Downloads
Annalena Oppel
wp-2022-93: Measuring consumption over the phone: Evidence from a survey experiment in urban Ethiopia Downloads
Gashaw Abate, Alan de Brauw, Kalle Hirvonen and Abdulazize Wolle
wp-2022-92: Productivity growth effects of structural reforms: Evidence from developing countries Downloads
Kwamivi Gomado
wp-2022-91: Impact of the right to education on school enrolment of children with disabilities: Evidence from India Downloads
Vinitha Varghese
wp-2022-90: Physical proximity and occupational employment change by gender during the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
Jacqueline Mosomi and Amy Thornton
wp-2022-89: The pandemic and the state: Interrogating capacity and response to COVID-19 in West Bengal Downloads
Zaad Mahmood and Achin Chakraborty
wp-2022-88: Gender preference at birth: A new measure for son preference based on stated preferences and observed measures of parents' fertility decisions Downloads
Mehwish Ghulam Ali, Ashton De Silva, Sarah Sinclair and Ankita Mishra
wp-2022-87: Reigniting labour productivity growth in developing countries: Do structural reforms matter? Downloads
Kwamivi Gomado
wp-2022-86: Standardization and ethnocracy in Sri Lanka Downloads
Neil DeVotta
wp-2022-85: Determinants of corporate cash holdings in South Africa Downloads
Ewa Karwowski, Hanna Szymborska, Keagile Lesame and Tlhologelo Thoka
wp-2022-84: Incorporating informal workers into social insurance in Tanzania Downloads
Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä
wp-2022-83: Can domestic institutions affect exports and innovation?: Mediation effects of institutional quality on manufacturing sector exports and innovation in developing countries Downloads
Achinthya Koswatta
wp-2022-82: Social protection for working-age women in Tanzania: Exploring past policy trajectories and simulating future paths Downloads
Roosa Lambin, Milla Nyyssölä and Alexis Bernigaud
wp-2022-81: Peruvian response to COVID-19 pandemic: The role of evidence-based governance and structural violence Downloads
Camila Gianella
wp-2022-80: Social distress and (some) relief: Estimating the impact of pandemic job loss on poverty in South Africa Downloads
Ihsaan Bassier, Joshua Budlender and Maya Goldman
wp-2022-79: Financial liberalization and its implications for private savings in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Elizabeth Asiedu, Fafanyo Asiseh, Theresa Mannah-Blankson and Jones Arkoh Paintsil
wp-2022-78: PROCEDE: a failed programme to reduce poverty and inequalities in Mexico Downloads
Ana de Ita
wp-2022-77: Inclusion amid ethnic inequality: Insights from Brazil's social protection system Downloads
Natasha Borges Sugiyama
wp-2022-76: Illicit financial flows and country-by-country reporting in extractive industries Downloads
Saila Stausholm, Petr Janský and Marek Šedivý
wp-2022-75: Return migration and entrepreneurship in Cameroon Downloads
Sévérin Tamwo, Ghislain Stéphane Gandjon Fankem and Dieudonné Taka
wp-2022-74: The legal basis for affirmative action in India Downloads
Kiruba Munusamy
wp-2022-73: How have formal firms recovered from the pandemic?: Insights from survey and tax administrative data in Zambia Downloads
Christopher Hoy, Laban Simbeye, Muhammad Abdullah Ali Malik, Aliisa Koivisto and Mashekwa Maboshe
wp-2022-72: Tax-benefit microsimulation model in Rwanda: A feasibility study Downloads
Naphtal Hakizimana, John Karangwa, Jesse Lastunen, Aimable Nsabimana, Innocente Murasi, Lucie Niyigena, Michael Noble and Gemma Wright
wp-2022-71: Microsimulation approaches to studying shocks and social protection in selected developing economies Downloads
Kwabena Adu-Ababio
wp-2022-70: What drove the profitability of colonial firms?: Labour coercion and trade preferences on the Sena Sugar Estates (1920-74) Downloads
Sam Jones and Peter Gibbon
wp-2022-69: Labour market effects of digital matching platforms: Experimental evidence from sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Sam Jones and Kunal Sen
wp-2022-68: Is economic development affected by the leaders' education levels?: Evidence from India Downloads
Chandan Jain, Shagun Kashyap, Rahul Lahoti and Soham Sahoo
wp-2022-67: Employment policy in Mainland Tanzania: what's in it for women? Downloads
Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä
wp-2022-66: Are the effects of terrorism short-lived? Downloads
Vincenzo Bove, Georgios Efthyvoulou and Harry Pickard
wp-2022-65: On data and trends in horizontal inequality Downloads
Carla Canelas
wp-2022-64: Elementary education in India versus China: Guidelines for NEP implementation Downloads
Naveen Kumar and Vinitha Varghese
wp-2022-63: Duterte's pandemic populism: Strongman leadership, weak state capacity, and the politics of deployment in the Philippines Downloads
Julio C. Teehankee
wp-2022-62: Does an effective government lower COVID-19's health impact?: Evidence from Viet Nam Downloads
Anh Dang and Ngoc Anh Tran
wp-2022-61: The social foundations of (in)effective states: Uttar Pradesh's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
Indrajit Roy
wp-2022-60: Management of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kerala through the lens of state capacity and clientelism Downloads
Jos Chathukulam and Manasi Joseph
wp-2022-59: Programme-135: addressing poverty and inequality in Viet Nam Downloads
Tung Duc Phung and Thanh Minh Pham
wp-2022-58: 'Delangokubona' and the distribution of rents and opportunity: An exploration of tensions over race-based policies of redress and redistribution in South Africa Downloads
Ayabonga Cawe
wp-2022-57: Weathering shocks: the effects of weather shocks on farm input use in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Aimable Nsabimana
wp-2022-56: The political economy of women's empowerment policies in India: Understanding it through the beginning and end of the Mahila Samakhya programme Downloads
Jyotsna Jha, Niveditha Menon and Neha Ghatak
wp-2022-55: Identity and support for policies towards Indigenous people: Evidence from Australia Downloads
Astghik Mavisakalyan and Yashar Tarverdi
wp-2022-54: Determinants of clove exports in Zanzibar: Implications for policy Downloads
Samwel J. Kabote and Jires Tunguhole
wp-2022-53: Governance and COVID-19 in Bolivia Downloads
Calla Hummel, Ximena Velasco Guachalla, Jami Nelson-Nuñez and Carew Boulding
wp-2022-52: Fiscal policy in times of fiscal stress: Or what to do when r > g Downloads
Roy Havemann and Hylton Hollander
wp-2022-51: The COVID-19 pandemic and the state in Bihar Downloads
Avinash Kumar and Manish Kumar
wp-2022-50: Health and ethnic inequalities in Mozambique with special reference to leprosy Downloads
Isabel Maria Casimiro and Júlio Machele
wp-2022-49: A new social contract inclusive of informal workers Downloads
Martha Alter Chen, Sophie Plagerson and Laura Alfers
wp-2022-48: Wartime governance and state-building trajectories in post-conflict societies Downloads
Patricia Justino
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