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3472: Democracy, credibility and clientelism Downloads
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
3471: Do government policies that promote competition encourage or discourage new product and process development in low and middle-income countries? Downloads
George Clarke
3470: PPI partnerships versus PPI divorces in developing countries (or are we switching from PPPI to PPDI?) Downloads
Antonio Estache
3469: Regulation and macroeconomic performance Downloads
Norman Loayza, Ana Maria Oviedo and Luis Servén
3468: Infrastructure services in developing countries: access, quality, costs and policy reform Downloads
Cecilia Briceno-Garmendia, Antonio Estache and Nemat Shafik
3467: Economic growth, income distribution, and poverty in Poland during transition Downloads
Pierella Paci, Martin J. Sasin and Jos Verbeek
3466: Building a clean machine: anti-corruption coalitions and sustainable reform Downloads
Michael Johnston and Sahr J. Kpundeh
3465: Economic geography: real or hype? Downloads
Jun Koo and Somik Lall
3464: Microeconomic evidence of creative destruction in industrial and developing countries Downloads
Eric Bartelsman, John Haltiwanger and Stefano Scarpetta1
3463: Employment regulations through the eyes of employers - do they matter and how do firms respond to them? Downloads
Gaelle Pierre and Stefano Scarpetta
3462: The returns to participation in the non-farm sector in rural Rwanda Downloads
Andrew Dabalen, Stefano Paternostro and Gaelle Pierre
3461: Looking beyond averages in the trade and poverty debate Downloads
Martin Ravallion
3460: Schooling and labor market impacts of a natural policy experiment Downloads
Harry Patrinos and Christos Sakellariou
3459: Economic volatility and returns to education in Venezuela: 1992-2002 Downloads
Harry Patrinos and Christos Sakellariou
3458: Regionalism in standards - good or bad for trade? Downloads
Maggie Chen and Aaditya Mattoo
3457: Creating a 21st Century national innovation system for a 21st Century Latvian economy Downloads
Alfred Watkins and Natalia Agapitova
3456: Macroeconomic stability in developing countries - How much is enough? Downloads
Peter Montiel and Luis Servén
3455: Labor market distortions, rural-urban inequality, and the opening of China's economy Downloads
Thomas Hertel and Fan Zhai
3454: Will the Kyoto Protocol affect growth in Russia? Downloads
Franck Lecocq and Zmarak Shalizi
3453: Education decentralization and accountability relationships in Latin America Downloads
Emmanuela Di Gropello
3452: Import demand elasticities and trade distortions Downloads
Hiau Looi Kee, Alessandro Nicita and Marcelo Olarreaga
3451: Romania's integration into European markets: implications for sustainability of the current export boom Downloads
Bartlomiej Kaminski and Francis Ng
3450: Discovery and development: an empricial exploration of"new"products Downloads
Bailey Klinger and Daniel Lederman
3449: Does it matter where you come from? vertical spillovers from foreign direct investment and the nationality of investors Downloads
Beata Javorcik, Kamal Saggi and Mariana Spatareanu
3448: What are the right institutions in a globalizing world? and... can we keep them if we have found them? Downloads
Roumeen Islam
3447: India's public health system - how well does it function at the National level? Downloads
Monica Das Gupta and Manju Rani
3446: The long-term legacy of the Khmer Rouge period in Cambodia Downloads
Damien de Walque
3445: Has private participation in water and sewerage improved coverage? - empirical evidence from Latin America Downloads
George Clarke, Katrina Kosec and Scott Wallsten
3444: Predicting the poverty impacts of trade reform Downloads
Thomas Hertel and Jeffrey Reimer
3443: Improving credit information, bank regulation, and supervision: on the role and design of public credit registries Downloads
Andrew Powell, Nataliya Mylenko, Margaret Miller and Giovanni Majnoni
3442: Emerging infrastructure policy issues in developing countries - a survey of the recent economic literature Downloads
Antonio Estache
3441: Policies facilitating firm adjustment to globalization Downloads
Bernard Hoekman and Beata Javorcik
3440: Market discipline under systemic risk - evidence from bank runs in emerging economies Downloads
Eduardo Levy-Yeyati, Maria Martinez Peria and Sergio Schmukler
3439: Elections, special interests, and the fiscal costs of financial crisis Downloads
Philip Keefer
3438: Addressing gender-based violence in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: A critical review of interventions Downloads
Andrew Morrison, Mary Ellsberg and Sarah Bott
3437: Bank capital and loan loss reserves under Basel II - implications for emerging countries Downloads
Giovanni Majnoni, Margaret Miller and Andrew Powell
3436: Approaches to results-based funding in tertiary education: identifying finance reform options for Chile Downloads
Kristian Thorn, Lauritz Holm-Nielsen and Jette Samuel Jeppesen
3435: Population Age structure and the budget deficit Downloads
Derek H. C. Chen
3434: North-South technology diffusion, regional integration, and the dynamics of the natural trading partners hypothesis Downloads
Maurice Schiff and Yanling Wang
3433: Measuring the risk on housing investment in the informal sector: theory and evidence from Pune, India Downloads
Mudit Kapoor and David Le Blanc
3432: Growth, inequality, and simulated poverty paths for Tanzania, 1992-2002 Downloads
Gabriel Demombynes and Johannes G. Hoogeveen
3431: Financial development, financial fragility, and growth Downloads
Norman Loayza and Romain Ranciere
3430: The forest-hydrology-poverty nexus in Central America: An heuristic analysis Downloads
Andrew Nelson and Kenneth M. Chomitz
3429: Creating markets for habitat conservation when habitats are heterogeneous Downloads
Kenneth M. Chomitz, Timothy Thomas and Antonio Salazar Brandao
3428: Who suffers from indoor air pollution? evidence from Bangladesh Downloads
Susmita Dasgupt, Mainul Huq, M. Khaliquzzaman, Kiran Pandey and David Wheeler
3427: Shelter strategies for the urban poor: idiosyncratic and successful, but hardly mysterious Downloads
Robert Buckley and Jerry Kalarickal
3426: International economic activities and the demand for skilled labor: evidence from Brazil and China Downloads
Pablo Fajnzylber and Ana Fernandes
3425: Can student loans improve accessibility to higher education and student performance? An impact study of the case of SOFES, Mexico Downloads
Erik Canton and Andreas Blom
3424: The transactions costs of primary market issuance: the case of Brazil, Chile, and Mexico Downloads
Sara Zervos
3423: Designing performance: the semi-autonomous revenue authority model in Africa and Latin America Downloads
Robert Taliercio
3422: Toward a social policy for Argentina's infrastructure sectors - evaluating the past and exploring the future Downloads
Vivien Foster
3421: Universal service obligations in developing countries Downloads
Antonio Estache, Jean-Jacques Laffont and Xinzhu Zhang
3420: Have consumers benefited from the reforms in the electricity distribution sector in Latin America? Downloads
Antonio Estache and Martín Rossi
3419: Poverty alleviation through geographic targeting: how much does disaggregation help? Downloads
Chris Elbers, Tomoki Fujii, Peter Lanjouw, Berk Özler and Wesley Yin
3418: Remittances and poverty in Guatemala Downloads
Richard Adams
3417: Is environmentally-friendly agriculture less profitable for farmers ? evidence on integrated pest management in Bangladesh Downloads
Susmita Dasgupta, Craig Meisner and David Wheeler
3416: Foreign bank entry, performance of domestic banks, and sequence of financial liberalization Downloads
Nihal Bayraktar and Yan Wang
3415: The challenge of reducing subsidies and trade barriers Downloads
Kym Anderson
3414: Greco-Roman lessons for public debt management and debt market development Downloads
Alessandra Campanaro and Dimitri Vittas
3413: Stamp duties in Indian states - a case for reform Downloads
James Alm, Patricia Annez and Arbind Modi
3412: Export variety and country productivity Downloads
Robert Feenstra and Hiau Looi Kee
3411: Implications of genetically modified food technology policies for Sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Kym Anderson and Lee Ann Jackson
3410: Pension funds and national saving Downloads
Pablo Lopez Murphy and Alberto R. Musalem
3409: Enforcement and Corporate Governance Downloads
Erik Berglof and Stijn Claessens
3408: China's (uneven) progress against poverty Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
3407: State ownership - a residual role? Downloads
Enrico Perotti
3406: Special issues relating to corporate governance and family control Downloads
Randall Morck and Bernard Yeung
3405: A survey of securities laws and enforcement Downloads
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
3404: The Corporate Governance of Banks - a concise discussion of concepts and evidence Downloads
Ross Levine
3403: What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? the case of oil-rich Gabon Downloads
Ali Zafar
3402: Phasing out polluting motorcycles in Bangkok: policy design by using contingent valuation surveys Downloads
Jian Xie, Jitendra J. Shah, Elisabetta Capannelli and Hua Wang
3401: Trends in infrastructure in Latin America, 1980-2001 Downloads
Cesar Calderon and Luis Servén
3400: The effects of infrastructure development on growth and income distribution Downloads
Cesar Calderon and Luis Servén
3399: Analyzing urban poverty: a summary of methods and approached Downloads
Judy Baker and Nina Schuler
3398: The scaling-up of microfinance in Bangladesh: determinants, impact, and lessons Downloads
Hassan Zaman
3397: A unified framework for pro-poor growth analysis Downloads
B. Essama-Nssah
3396: Agricultural trade reform and poverty reduction in developing countries Downloads
Kym Anderson
3395: Trade, standards, and the political economy of genetically modified food Downloads
Kym Anderson, Richard Damania and Lee Ann Jackson
3394: Teachers'salaries and professional profile in Mexico Downloads
Lopez-Acevedo and Gladys
3393: Indoor air quality for poor families: new evidence from Bangladesh Downloads
Susmita Dasgupta, Mainul Huq, M. Khaliquzzaman, Kiran Pandey and David Wheeler
3392: Risk modeling concepts relating to the design and rating of agricultural insurance contracts Downloads
Barry Goodwin and Olivier Mahul
3391: The impact of liberalizing barriers to foreign direct investment in services - the case of Russian accession to the World Trade Organization Downloads
Jesper Jensen, Thomas Rutherford and David Tarr
3390: Investment climate reform - going the last mile: the bulldozer initiative in Bosnia and Herzegovina Downloads
Benjamin Herzberg
3389: Why do emerging economies borrow short term? Downloads
Fernando Broner, Guido Lorenzoni and Sergio Schmukler
3388: Tools for legislative oversight: an empirical investigation Downloads
Riccardo Pelizzo and Rick Stapenhurst
3387: Basel II and developing countries: Sailing through the sea of standards Downloads
Andrew Powell
3386: An evaluation of the performance of regression discontinuity design on PROGRESA Downloads
Hielke Buddelmeyer and Emmanuel Skoufias
3385: Loss aversion and trade policy Downloads
Caroline Freund and Caglar Ozden
3384: Local conflict in Indonesia: Measuring incidence and identifying patterns Downloads
Patrick Barron, Kai Kaiser and Menno Pradhan
3383: Air pollution during growth: accounting for governance and vulnerability Downloads
Kirk Hamilton, Susmita Dasgupta, Kiran Pandey and David R. Wheeler
3382: Skilled migration: the perspective of developing countries Downloads
Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport
3381: Measuring the international mobility of skilled workers (1990-2000): release 1.0 Downloads
Frédéric Docquier and Abdeslam Marfouk
3380: Genetically modified rice adoption: implications for welfare and poverty alleviation Downloads
Kym Anderson, Lee Ann Jackson and Chantal Pohl Nielsen
3379: A taxonomy of financial crisis resolution mechanisms: cross-country experience Downloads
Charles Calomiris, Daniela Klingebiel and Luc Laeven
3378: Pro-growth, pro-poor: is there a tradeoff? Downloads
Humberto Lopez
3377: Resolving systemic financial crisis: policies and institutions Downloads
Stijn Claessens, Daniela Klingebiel and Luc Laeven
3376: What triggers inflation in emerging market economics? Downloads
Ilker Domac and Mustafa Yücel
3375: Estimating individual vulnerability to poverty with pseudo-panel data Downloads
François Bourguignon, Chor-ching Goh and Dae Il Kim
3374: Is debt replacing equity in regulated privatized infrastructure in developing countries? Downloads
Luis Correia da Silva, Antonio Estache and Sakari Jarvela
3373: Are returns to private infrastructure in developing countries consistent with risks since the Asian crisis? Downloads
Antonio Estache and Maria Elena Pinglo
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