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4649: Bank involvement with SMEs: beyond relationship lending Downloads
Augusto de la Torre, Maria Martinez Peria and Sergio Schmukler
4648: Cyclical movements in unemployment and informality in developing countries Downloads
Mariano Bosch and William Maloney
4647: Who are the unbanked ? Downloads
Simeon Djankov, Pedro Miranda, Enrique Seira and Siddharth Sharma
4646: Bank regulations are changing: for better or worse ? Downloads
James Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
4645: The impact of cash transfers on school enrollment: evidence from Ecuador Downloads
Hessel Oosterbeek, Juan Ponce and Norbert Schady
4644: India shining and Bharat drowning: comparing two Indian states to the worldwide distribution in mathematics achievement Downloads
Jishnu Das and Tristan Zajonc
4643: Demanding to be served: holding governments to account for improved access Downloads
Anwar Shah
4642: Are low food prices pro-poor ? net food buyers and sellers in low-income countries Downloads
M. Ataman Aksoy and Aylin Isik-Dikmelik
4641: Good, bad, and ugly colonial activities: studying development across the Americas Downloads
Miriam Bruhn and Francisco Gallego
4640: Oil intensities and oil prices: evidence for Latin America Downloads
Veronica Alaimo and Humberto Lopez
4639: The social discount rate: estimates for nine Latin American countries Downloads
Humberto Lopez
4638: Benchmarking financial development Downloads
Thorsten Beck, Erik Feyen, Alain Ize and Florencia Moizeszowicz
4637: The impact of remittances on rural poverty and inequality in China Downloads
Nong Zhu and Xubei Luo
4636: Real exchange rates, saving and growth: is there a link ? Downloads
Peter Montiel and Luis Servén
4635: Who are the microenterprise owners ? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. de Soto Downloads
Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
4634: HIV/AIDS, climate change and disaster management: challenges for institutions in Malawi Downloads
Pablo Suarez, Precious Givah, Kelvin Storey and Alexander Lotsch
4633: Public expenditure and consumption volatility Downloads
Santiago Herrera and Bruno Vincent
4632: Instrumental variables regressions with honestly uncertain exclusion restrictions Downloads
Aart Kraay
4631: Investigating the Impact of climate change on the robustness of index-based microinsurance in Malawi Downloads
S. Hochrainer, R. Mechler, G. Pflug and A. Lotsch
4630: Microfinance meets the market Downloads
Robert Cull, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
4629: Who benefits from promoting small and medium scale enterprises ? some empirical evidence from Ethiopia Downloads
Bob Rijkers, Caterina Ruggeri Laderchi and Francis Teal
4628: The anatomy of China's export growth Downloads
Mary Amiti and Caroline Freund
4627: Economic partnership agreements and the export competitiveness of Africa Downloads
Paul Brenton, Mombert Hoppe and Richard Newfarmer
4626: The process of financial development: a statistical view from the FSAP program Downloads
Alain Ize, Rafael Pardo and Sarah Zekri
4625: Use of modern medical care for pregnancy and childbirth care: does female schooling matter ? Downloads
Aparnaa Somanathan
4624: Connecting the unobserved dots: a decomposition analysis of changes in earnings inequality in urban Argentina, 1980-2002 Downloads
Gabriel Demombynes and Johannes Metzler
4623: Global poverty and inequality: a review of the evidence Downloads
Francisco Ferreira and Martin Ravallion
4622: The impact of price subsidies on child health care use: evaluation of the Indonesian healthcard Downloads
Aparnaa Somanathan
4621: China is poorer than we thought, but no less successful in the fight against poverty Downloads
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
4620: Dollar a day revisited Downloads
Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen and Prem Sangraula
4619: Spite and development Downloads
Ernst Fehr, Karla Hoff and Mayuresh Kshetramade
4618: Cocaine production and trafficking: what do we know ? Downloads
Daniel Mejia and Carlos Posada
4617: Quality of schooling, returns to schooling and the 1981 vouchers reform in Chile Downloads
Harry Patrinos
4616: Migration, sorting and regional inequality: evidence from Bangladesh Downloads
Forhad Shilpi
4615: Trade facilitation in ASEAN member countries: measuring progress and assessing priorities Downloads
Ben Shepherd and John S. Wilson
4614: Is migration a good substitute for education subsidies ? Downloads
Frédéric Docquier, Ousmane Faye and Pierre Pestieau
4613: A gendered assessment of the brain drain Downloads
Frédéric Docquier, B. Lindsay Lowell and Abdeslam Marfouk
4612: Measuring distortions to agricultural incentives, revisited Downloads
Kym Anderson, Marianne Kurzweil, Will Martin, Damiano Sandri and Ernesto Valenzuela
4611: Spatial specialization and farm-nonfarm linkages Downloads
Uwe Deichmann, Forhad Shilpi and Renos Vakis
4610: Devolution, accountability, and service delivery: some insights from Pakistan Downloads
Zahid Hasnain
4609: Beyond aid: new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Dilip Ratha, Sanket Mohapatra and Sonia Plaza
4608: The econometrics of finance and growth Downloads
Thorsten Beck
4607: Intertemporal adjustment and fiscal policy under a fixed exchange rate regime Downloads
Marcel Aloy, Blanca Moreno-Dodson and Gilles Nancy
4606: Armed conflict and schooling: evidence from the 1994 Rwandan genocide Downloads
Richard Akresh and Damien de Walque
4605: Assessing asset indices Downloads
Deon Filmer and Kinnon Scott
4604: Latin America and the social contract: patterns of social spending and taxation Downloads
Karla Breceda, Jamele Rigolini and Jaime Saavedra
4603: A structural ricardian analysis of climate change impacts and adaptations in African agriculture Downloads
S. Niggol Seo and Robert Mendelsohn
4602: Long-term adaptation: selecting farm types across agro-ecological zones in Africa Downloads
S. Niggol Seo, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Rashid Hassan
4601: Differential adaptation strategies by agro-ecological zones in African livestock management Downloads
S. Niggol Seo, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya
4600: Differential adaptation strategies to climate change in African cropland by agro-ecological zones Downloads
S. Niggol Seo, Robert Mendelsohn, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, Ariel Dinar and Rashid Hassan
4599: A ricardian analysis of the distribution of climate change impacts on agriculture across agro-ecological zones in Africa Downloads
S. Niggol Seo, Robert Mendelsohn, Ariel Dinar, Rashid Hassan and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya
4598: The challenge of reducing international trade and migration barriers Downloads
Kym Anderson and L. Winters
4597: How relevant is infrastructure to growth in East Asia ? Downloads
Kalpana Seethepalli, Maria Caterina Bramati and David Veredas
4596: Windfall management for poverty reduction: improving public finance Management-the case of Chad Downloads
Achille Toto Same
4595: Mineral-rich countries and dutch disease: understanding the macroeconomic implications of windfalls and the development prospects-the case of Equatorial Guinea Downloads
Achille Toto Same
4594: Implications of higher global food prices for poverty in low-income countries Downloads
Maros Ivanic and Will Martin
4593: Medical migration: what can we learn from the UK's perspective ? Downloads
Martine Rutten
4592: Assessing the redistributive effect of fiscal policy Downloads
B. Essama-Nssah
4591: Earnings inequality within and across gender, racial, and ethnic groups in four Latin American Countries Downloads
Wendy Cunningham and Joyce Jacobsen
4590: Infrastructure and development: a critical appraisal of the macro level literature Downloads
Stephane Straub
4589: Infrastructure and economic growth in East Asia Downloads
Stephane Straub, Charles Vellutini and Michael Warlters
4588: An evaluation of the initial impact of the medical assistance program for the poor in Georgia Downloads
Xiaohui Hou and Shiyan Chao
4587: Health reform, population policy and child nutritional status in China Downloads
Caryn Bredenkamp
4586: Determinants of remittances: recent evidence using data on internal migrants in Vietnam Downloads
Yoko Niimi, Hung Pham and Barry Reilly
4585: Migrant labor markets and the welfare of rural households in the developing world: evidence from China Downloads
Alan de Brauw and John Giles
4584: Pitfalls of participatory programs: evidence from a randomized evaluation in education in India Downloads
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Stuti Khemani
4583: The demographic, economic and financial determinants of international remittances in developing countries Downloads
Richard Adams
4582: Technology trap and poverty trap in Sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Hippolyte Fofack
4581: Effects of improving infrastructure quality on business costs: evidence from firm-level data Downloads
Atsushi Iimi
4580: Conditional cash transfers in education: design features, peer and sibling effects evidence from a randomized experiment in Colombia Downloads
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Marianne Bertrand, Leigh Linden and Francisco Perez-Calle
4579: The effectiveness of boards of directors of state owned enterprises in developing countries Downloads
Maria Vagliasindi
4578: Insurers: too many, too few, or"just right"? initial observations on a cross-country dataset of concentration and competition measures Downloads
Craig Thorburn
4577: Nonfarm microenterprise performance and the investment climate: evidence from rural Ethiopia Downloads
Josef Loening, Bob Rijkers and Mans Soderbom
4576: Human capital and the changing structure of the Indian economy Downloads
Mohammad Amin and Aaditya Mattoo
4575: Domestic constraints, firm characteristics, and geographical diversification of firm-level manufacturing exports in Africa Downloads
Yutaka Yoshino
4574: Labor markets in rural and urban Haiti--based on the first household survey for Haiti Downloads
Dorte Verner
4573: Linking African smallholders to high-value markets: practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions Downloads
Spencer Henson, Steven Jaffee, John Cranfield, Jose Blandon and Paul Siegel
4572: Partial peace rebel groups inside and outside civil war settlements Downloads
Desiree Nilsson
4571: Making poor Haitians count--poverty in rural and urban Haiti based on the first household survey for Haiti Downloads
Dorte Verner
4570: Regional household and poverty effects of Russia's accession to the world trade organization Downloads
Thomas Rutherford and David Tarr
4569: Financing lifelong learning Downloads
Hessel Oosterbeek and Harry Patrinos
4568: Can cost-benefit analysis guide education policy in developing countries ? Downloads
Emmanuel Jimenez and Harry Patrinos
4567: The dynamics of ownership of durable goods in Bulgaria: from economic crisis to EU membership Downloads
Oleksiy Ivaschenko and Lire Ersado
4566: Reading tealeaves on the potential impact of the privatization of tea estates in Rwanda Downloads
B. Essama-Nssah, Kene Ezemenari and Vijdan Korman
4565: Evo, Pablo, Tony, Diego, and Sonny - general equilibrium analysis of the illegal drugs market Downloads
Romulo Chumacero
4564: Can production and trafficking of illicit drugs be reduced or merely shifted ? Downloads
Peter Reuter
4563: A general equilibrium analysis of demand side management programs under the clean development mechanism of the kyoto protocol Downloads
Govinda Timilsina
4562: Social exclusion and the gender gap in education Downloads
Maureen Lewis and Marlaine Lockheed
4561: Burley tobacco clubs in Malawi: nonmarket institutions for exports Downloads
Mariano Negri and Guido Porto
4560: Trade remedies and non-market economies: economic implications of the first US countervailing duty case on China Downloads
Longyue Zhao and Yan Wang
4559: Expanding taxable capacity and reaching revenue potential: cross-country analysis Downloads
Tuan Minh Le, Blanca Moreno-Dodson and Jeep Rojchaichaninthorn
4558: Improving logistics costs for transportation and trade facilitation Downloads
Julio A. Gonzalez, Jose Luis Guasch and Tomas Serebrisky
4557: Helpful Governments Downloads
Mohammad Amin
4556: Economics of irrigation water management: a literature survey with focus on partial and general equilibrium models Downloads
Hasan Dudu and Sinqobile Chumi
4555: Informal payments and moonlighting in Tajikistan's health sector Downloads
Andrew Dabalen and Waly Wane
4554: Measuring financial protection in health Downloads
Adam Wagstaff
4553: The historical foundations of the narcotic drug control regime Downloads
Julia Buxton
4552: Productivity growth and economic reform: evidence from Rwanda Downloads
Kalamogo Coulibaly, Kene Ezemenari and Neal Duffy
4551: Avian influenza and the poultry trade Downloads
Alessandro Nicita
4550: Heterogeneous quality firms and trade costs Downloads
Matthias Helble and Toshihiro Okubo
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