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5781: Framing local conflict and justice in Bangladesh Downloads
Maitreyi Das and Vivek Maru
5780: Firm location and the determinants of exporting in developing countries Downloads
Thomas Farole and Deborah Winkler
5779: Political economy of the petroleum sector in Nigeria Downloads
Alex Gboyega, Tina Søreide, Tuan Minh Le and G. P. Shukla
5778: The impact of recall periods on reported morbidity and health seeking behavior Downloads
Jishnu Das, Jeffrey Hammer and Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina
5777: Engendering trade Downloads
Quy-Toan Do, Andrei Levchenko and Claudio Raddatz
5776: Applying the growth identification and facilitation framework: the case of Nigeria Downloads
Justin Lin and Volker Treichel
5775: Upgrading investment regulations in second pillar pension systems: a proposal for Colombia Downloads
Pablo Castaneda and Heinz P. Rudolph
5774: Education and conflict recovery: the case of Timor Leste Downloads
Patricia Justino, Marinella Leone and Paola Salardi
5773: Financial-stability challenges in European emerging-market countries Downloads
Garry Schinasi
5772: Macroprudential regulation of credit booms and busts -- the case of Croatia Downloads
Evan Kraft and Tomislav Galac
5771: Credit growth and financial stability in the Czech Republic Downloads
Jan Frait, Adam Gersl and Jakub Seidler
5770: Macroprudential regulation of credit booms and busts: the experience of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia Downloads
Frosina Celeska, Viktorija Gligorova and Aneta Krstevska
5769: Banking flows and financial crisis -- financial interconnectedness and basel III effects Downloads
Ghosh, , Swati R., Naotaka Sugawara and Juan Zalduendo
5768: Gross capital flows: dynamics and crises Downloads
Fernando Broner, Tatiana Didier, Aitor Erce and Sergio Schmukler
5767: Municipal solid waste management in small towns: an economic analysis conducted in Yunnan, China Downloads
Hua Wang , Jie He, Yoonhee Kim and Takuya Kamata
5766: Valuing water quality improvement in China: a case study of lake Puzhehei in Yunnan province Downloads
Hua Wang, Yuyan Shi, Yoonhee Kim and Takuya Kamata
5765: Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa: pilot evidence from Rwanda Downloads
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger and Markus Goldstein
5764: The impact of emigration on source country wages: evidence from the Republic of Moldova Downloads
Lawrence Bouton, Saumik Paul and Erwin R. Tiongson
5763: More than you can handle: decentralization and spending ability of Peruvian municipalities Downloads
Norman Loayza, Jamele Rigolini and Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar
5762: The mechanics and regulation of variable payout annuities Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
5761: Learning versus stealing: how Important are market-share -- reallocations to India's productivity growth? Downloads
Ann Harrison, Leslie Martin and Shanthi Nataraj
5760: Tastes, castes, and culture: the influence of society on preferences Downloads
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff
5759: Stakeholder dialogue as an institutional strategy for sustainable development in China: the case of community environmental roundtables Downloads
Hua Wang
5758: Who is benefiting from fertilizer subsidies in Indonesia ? Downloads
Camilo Gomez Osorio, Dwi Endah Abriningrum, Enrique Blanco Armas and Muhammad Firdaus
5757: Do institutions matter for FDI spillovers ? the implications of China's"special characteristics" Downloads
Luosha Du, Ann Harrison and Gary Jefferson
5756: Economic structure, development policy and environmental quality: an empirical analysis of environmental Kuznets curves with Chinese municipal data Downloads
Jie He and Hua Wang
5755: How can micro and small enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa become more productive? the impacts of experimental basic managerial training Downloads
Yukichi Mano, Iddrisu,, Alhassan, Yutaka Yoshino and Tetsushi Sonobe
5754: Recent perspectives on trade and inequality Downloads
Ann Harrison, John McLaren and Margaret McMillan
5753: Measuring the economic gain of investing in girls: the girl effect dividend Downloads
Jad Chaaban and Wendy Cunningham
5752: Learning from developing country experience: growth and economic thought before and after the 2008-09 crisis Downloads
Ann Harrison and Claudia Sepulveda
5751: A hybrid approach to efficiency measurement with empirical illustrations from education and health Downloads
Adam Wagstaff and Liang Wang
5750: Estimating the impact of trade and offshoring on American workers using the current population surveys Downloads
Avraham Ebenstein, Ann Harrison, Margaret McMillan and Shannon Phillips
5749: Decomposing the great trade collapse: products, prices, and quantities in the 2008-2009 crisis Downloads
Mona Haddad, Ann Harrison and Catherine Hausman
5748: Commitments to save: a field experiment in rural Malawi Downloads
Lasse Brune, Xavier Gine, Jessica Goldberg and Dean Yang
5747: Governance in state-owned enterprises revisited: the cases of water and electricity in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
Luis Andres, Jose Luis Guasch and Sebastian Lopez Azumendi
5746: Informality and protection from health shocks: lessons from Yemen Downloads
Yoonyoung Cho
5745: War and women's work: evidence from the conflict in Nepal Downloads
Nidhiya Menon and Yana Rodgers
5744: The role of inventory adjustments in quantifying factors causing food price inflation Downloads
Gal Hochman, Deepak Rajagopal, Govinda Timilsina and David Zilberman
5743: Does parental disability matter to child education ? evidence from Vietnam Downloads
Cuong Nguyen and Daniel Mont
5742: The"resource curse"in MENA ? political transitions, resource wealth, economic shocks, and conflict risk Downloads
Michael Ross, Kai Kaiser and Nimah Mazaheri
5741: What did the Maoists ever do for us ? education and marriage of women exposed to civil conflict in Nepal Downloads
Christine Valente
5740: Why does the productivity of education vary across individuals in Egypt ? firm size, gender, and access to technology as sources of heterogeneity in returns to education Downloads
Santiago Herrera and Karim Badr
5739: Entrepreneurship capital and technical efficiency: the role of new business / firms as a conduit of knowledge spillovers Downloads
Leopoldo Laborda, Jose Luis Guasch and Daniel Sotelsek
5738: The labor market, education and armed conflict in Tajikistan Downloads
Olga Shemyakina
5737: Measuring aversion to debt: an experiment among student loan candidates Downloads
Gregorio Caetano, Harry Patrinos and Miguel Palacios
5736: Efficiency in public procurement in Rural Road Projects of Nepal Downloads
Radia Benamghar and Atsushi Iimi
5735: Do high and volatile levels of public investment suggest misconduct ? the role of institutional quality Downloads
Francesco Grigoli and Zachary Mills
5734: Lasting welfare effects of widowhood in a poor country Downloads
Dominique van de Walle
5733: Civil society, public action and accountability in Africa Downloads
Shantayanan Devarajan, Stuti Khemani and Michael Walton
5732: Mixtures of g-priors for Bayesian Model Averaging with economic application Downloads
Eduardo Ley and Mark Steel
5731: Who uses bottled gas ? evidence from households in developing countries Downloads
Masami Kojima, Robert Bacon and Xin Zhou
5730: Political economy of the mining sector in Ghana Downloads
Joseph Ayee, Tina Søreide, G. P. Shukla and Tuan Minh Le
5729: Development banks: role and mechanisms to increase their efficiency Downloads
Eva Gutierrez, Heinz P. Rudolph, Theodore Homa and Enrique Blanco Beneit
5728: Aid to the services sector: does it affect manufacturing exports ? Downloads
Esteban Ferro, Alberto Portugal-Perez and John S. Wilson
5727: Productivity effects of land rental markets in Ethiopia: Evidence from a matched tenant-landlord sample Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Daniel Ayalew Ali and Tekie Alemu
5726: Trade credit contracts Downloads
Leora Klapper, Luc Laeven and Raghuram Rajan
5725: Nature, socioeconomics and adaptation to natural disasters: new evidence from floods Downloads
Susana Ferreira, Kirk Hamilton and Jeffrey Vincent
5724: Implications of a lowered damage trajectory for mitigation in a continuous-time stochastic model Downloads
Jon Strand
5723: Low-level versus high-level equilibrium in public utility service Downloads
Jon Strand
5722: The air connectivity index: measuring integration in the global air transport network Downloads
Jean-François Arvis and Ben Shepherd
5721: Diaspora effects in international migration: key questions and methodological issues Downloads
Michel Beine, Frédéric Docquier and Caglar Ozden
5720: The correlation between human capital and morality and its effect on economic performance: theory and evidence Downloads
David J. Balan and Stephen Knack
5719: Population, poverty, and sustainable development: a review of the evidence Downloads
Monica Das Gupta, John Bongaarts and John Cleland
5718: Heterogenous peer effects, segregation and academic attainment Downloads
Maria Ana Lugo
5717: Can diaries help improve agricultural production statistics ? Evidence from Uganda Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Calogero Carletto, Sara Savastano and James Muwonge
5716: Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world Downloads
Damien de Walque and Deon Filmer
5715: The effects of conflict on fertility in Rwanda Downloads
Kati Schindler and Tilman Brück
5714: Does female empowerment promote economic development ? Downloads
Matthias Doepke and Michele Tertilt
5713: Sierra Leone's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Nataliya Pushak and Vivien Foster
5712: Growth poles and multipolarity Downloads
Jonathon Adams-Kane and Jamus Lim
5711: Trade liberalization, firm heterogeneity, and wages: new evidence from matched employer-employee data Downloads
Pravin Krishna, Jennifer Poole and Mine Senses
5710: Crossing boundaries: gender, caste and schooling in rural Pakistan Downloads
Hanan Jacoby and Ghazala Mansuri
5709: Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000 Downloads
Caglar Ozden, Christopher Parsons, Maurice Schiff and Terrie Walmsley
5708: Does female reservation affect long-term political outcomes ? Evidence from rural India Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Songqing Jin, Hari Nagarajan and Xia Fang
5707: Intersubjective meaning and collective action in'fragile'societies: theory, evidence and policy implications Downloads
Varun Gauri, Michael Woolcock and Deval Desai
5706: When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing ? evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana Downloads
Marcel Fafchamps, David McKenzie, David McKenzie, Simon Quinn and Christopher Woodruff
5705: How do ex ante simulations compare with ex post evaluations ? evidence from the impact of conditional cash transfer programs Downloads
Phillippe Leite, Ambar Narayan and Emmanuel Skoufias
5704: The politics of power: the political economy of rent-seeking in electric utilities in the Philippines Downloads
Zahid Hasnain and Yasuhiko Matsuda
5703: A cluster-based industrial development policy for low-income countries Downloads
Keijiro Otsuka and Tetsushi Sonobe
5702: From flying Geese to leading Dragons: new opportunities and strategies for structural transformation in developing countries Downloads
Justin Lin
5701: Export quality dynamics Downloads
Pravin Krishna and William Maloney
5700: Deconstructing herding: evidence from pension fund investment behavior Downloads
Claudio Raddatz and Sergio Schmukler
5699: Redressing grievances and complaints regarding basic service delivery Downloads
Varun Gauri
5698: Niger's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Dominguez-Torres, Carolina and Vivien Foster
5697: The Central African Republic's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Dominguez-Torres, Carolina and Vivien Foster
5696: The silence of corruption: identifying underreporting of business corruption through randomized response techniques Downloads
Nathan Jensen and Aminur Rahman
5695: Exporting from a small landlocked economy: an assessment of firm-product-destination survival rates in the Lao PDR Downloads
Liviu Stirbat, Richard Record and Konesawang Nghardsaysone
5694: The success of infrastructure projects in low-income countries and the role of selectivity Downloads
Nicola Limodio
5693: Disaster risk financing and contingent credit: a dynamic analysis Downloads
Daniel Clarke and Olivier Mahul
5692: Together we will: experimental evidence on female voting behavior in Pakistan Downloads
Xavier Gine and Ghazala Mansuri
5691: Exports and international logistics Downloads
Alberto Behar, Philip Manners and Benjamin Nelson
5690: Making services work: indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors Downloads
Ariel Fiszbein, Dena Ringold and F. Rogers
5689: Benin's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Dominguez-Torres, Carolina and Vivien Foster
5688: Mali's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M., Carolina Dominguez and Nataliya Pushak
5687: Cape Verde's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M. and Daniel Alberto Benitez
5686: Nigeria's infrastructure: a continental perspective Downloads
Vivien Foster and Nataliya Pushak
5685: A profile of border protection in Egypt: an effective rate of protection approach adjusting for energy subsidies Downloads
Alberto Valdes and William Foster
5684: Adjusting the labor supply to mitigate violent shocks: evidence from rural Colombia Downloads
Manuel Fernandez Sierra, Ana Ibáñez and Ximena Peña
5683: Small area estimation-based prediction methods to track poverty: validation and applications Downloads
Luc Christiaensen, Peter Lanjouw, Jill Luoto and David Stifel
5682: Is infrastructure capital productive ? a dynamic heterogeneous approach Downloads
Cesar Calderon, Enrique Moral-Benito and Luis Servén
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