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1980: The effect of household wealth on educational attainment: demographic and health survey evidence Downloads
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
1979: Banking on crises: expensive lessons from recent financial crises Downloads
Gerard Caprio
1978: Behavioral responses to risk in rural China Downloads
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
1977: Economic reforms in Egypt: emerging patterns and their possible implications Downloads
Al-Mashat, Rania A. and David Grigorian
1976: Capital flows to Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union Downloads
Daniel Oks
1975: Acting globally while thinking locally: is the global environment protected by transport emission control programs? Downloads
Gunnar Eskeland and Jian Xie
1974: Volatility and the welfare costs of financial market integration Downloads
Pierre-Richard Agénor and Joshua Aizenman
1973: The economic analysis of sector investment programs Downloads
Suthiwart-Narueput, Sethaput
1972: Why privatize?: the case of Argentina's public provincial banks Downloads
George Clarke and Robert Cull
1971: Promoting better logging practices in tropical forests Downloads
Marco Boscolo and Jeffrey Vincent
1970: Trade liberalization and endogenous growth in a small open economy: a quantitative assessment Downloads
Thomas Rutherford and David Tarr
1969: Protecting the poor in Vietnam's emerging market economy Downloads
Dominique van de Walle
1968: The economic and law of rent control Downloads
Kaushik Basu and Patrick Emerson
1967: Agriculture and the macroeconomy Downloads
Schiff, Maurice*Valdes, Alberto
1966: Sulfur dioxide control by electric utilities: what are the gains from trade? Downloads
Curtis Carlson, Dallas Burtraw, Maureen Cropper and Karen Palmer
1965: Manufacuring firms in developing countries - how well do they do, and why? Downloads
James Tybout
1964: Public investment and economic growth in Mexico Downloads
Ulrich Lachler and David Aschauer
1963: Commodity risk management and development Downloads
Donald Larson, Panos Varangis and Nanae Yabuki
1962: The political economy of privatization: an empirical analysis of bank privatization in Argentina Downloads
George Clarke and Robert Cull
1961: Protecting the environment and the poor - a public goods framework applied to Indonesia Downloads
Gunnar Eskeland
1960: Calm after the storms: income distribution in Chile, 1987-94 Downloads
Francisco Ferreira and Julie Litchfield
1959: Is there a credit crunch in East Asia? Downloads
Wei Ding, Ilker Domac and Giovanni Ferri
1958: Total strangers or soul mates? - antidumping and competition policies in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
J. Luis Guash and Sarath Rajapatirana
1957: Bidding for concessions Downloads
Michael Klein
1956: Benefit incidence and the timing of program capture Downloads
Peter Lanjouw and Martin Ravallion
1955: Appraising workfare programs Downloads
Martin Ravallion
1954: Politicians and firms in seven central and eastern European countries Downloads
Simeon Djankov
1953: Trade policies and incentives in Indian agriculture: methodology, background statistics, and protection and incentive indicators, 1965-95 Downloads
Pursell, Garry*Gupta, Anju
1952: Enterprise isolation programs in transition economies: evidence from Romania Downloads
Simeon Djankov
1951: The impact of policy announcements and news on capital markets: crisis management in Argentina during the Tequila Effect Downloads
Eduardo J. J. Ganapolsky and Sergio Schmukler
1950: Free trade and deep integration: antidumping and antitrust in regional agreements Downloads
Bernard Hoekman
1949: Education and earnings inequality in Mexico Downloads
Ulrich Lachler
1948: Comparative advantage and the cross-section of business cycles Downloads
Aart Kraay and Jaume Ventura
1947: Patterns of economic growth: hills, plateaus, mountains, and plains Downloads
Lant Pritchett
1946: Estonia: the challenge of financial integration Downloads
Carlos Cavalcanti and Daniel Oks
1945: Evaluating a targeted social program when placement is decentralized Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Quentin Wodon
1944: Detecting price links in the world cotton market Downloads
John Baffes and Issam Mohamed
1943: The implications of hyperbolic discounting for project evaluation Downloads
Maureen Cropper and David Laibson
1942: Poverty correlates and indicator-based targeting in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert and Jeanine Braithwaite
1941: Are labor markets in developing countries dualistic? Downloads
William Maloney
1940: The structure of labor markets in developing countries: time series evidence on competing views Downloads
William Maloney
1939: Second thoughts on second moments: panel evidence on asset-based models of currency crises Downloads
Galindo, Arturo J.*Maloney, William F.
1938: What explains the success or failure of structural adjustment programs? Downloads
David Dollar and Jakob Svensson
1937: Aid, the incentive regime, and poverty reduction Downloads
Craig Burnside and David Dollar
1936: Determinants of transient and chronic poverty: evidence from rural China Downloads
Jyotsna Jalan and Martin Ravallion
1935: Explaining the increase in inequality during the transition Downloads
Branko Milanovic
1934: WTO accession for countries in transition Downloads
Constantine Michalopoulos
1933: The 1997 pension reform in Mexico Downloads
Grandolini*Grandolini, Gloria*Cerda, Luis
1932: Air pollution and health effects - a study of respiratory illness among children in Santiago, Chile Downloads
Bart D. Ostro, Gunnar Eskeland, Tarhan Feyzioglu and José Sánchez
1931: The cost and performance of paid agricultural extension services: the case of agricultural technology transfer in Nicaragua Downloads
Ariel Dinar and Gabriel Keynan
1930: The main determinants of inflation in Albania Downloads
Ilker Domac and Carolos Elbirt
1929: A database of world infrastructure stocks, 1950-95 Downloads
David Canning
1928: Combining census and survey data to study spatial dimensions of poverty Downloads
Jesko Hentschel, Jean Lanjouw, Peter Lanjouw and Javier Poggi
1927: Revenue-productive income tax structures and tax reforms in emerging market economies - evidence from Bulgaria Downloads
Fareed M. A. Hassan
1926: Do budgets really matter? - evidence from public spending on education and health in Uganda Downloads
Emmanuel Ablo and Ritva Reinikka
1925: Half a century of development economics: a review based on the"Handbook of Development Economics" Downloads
Jean Waelbroeck
1924: Voucher privatization with investment funds: an institutional analysis Downloads
David Ellerman
1923: When vintage technology makes sense: matching imports to skills Downloads
Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Isidro Soloaga and Wendy Takacs
1922: Regional groupings among microstates Downloads
Soamiely Andriamananjara and Maurice Schiff
1921: Making voice work: the report card on Banglalore's public service Downloads
Samuel Paul
1920: Education and earnings in a transition economy (Vietnam) Downloads
Peter R. Moock, Harry Patrinos and Meera Venkataraman
1919: The empirical effects of performance contracts: evidence from China Downloads
Mary Shirley and Lixin Xu
1918: How does foreign entry affect the domestic banking market? Downloads
Stijn Claessens, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Harry Huizinga
1917: Financial liberalization and financial fragility Downloads
Demirguc-Kent, Asli and Enrica Detragiache
1916: The size, origins, and character of Mongolia's informal sector during the transition Downloads
James Anderson
1915: Distortionary effects of state trading in agriculture: issues for the next round of negotiations Downloads
Merlinda Ingco and Francis Ng
1914: Distinguishing between types of data and methods of collecting them Downloads
Jesko Hentschel
1913: The 1994 currency crisis in Turkey Downloads
Oya Celasun
1912: Pay and grade differentials at the World Bank Downloads
Deon Filmer, Margaret Grosh, Elizabeth King and Dominique van de Walle
1911: The internationalization of financial services in Asia Downloads
Stijn Claessens and Tom Glaessner
1910: Capital outflow from the agricultural sector in Thailand Downloads
Junichi Yamada
1909: Capital markets responses to environmental performance in developing countries Downloads
Susmita Dasgupta, Benoit Laplante and Nlandu Mamingi
1908: How dirty are"quick and dirty"methods of project appraisal? Downloads
Dominique van de Walle and Dileni Gunewardena
1907: Development expenditures and the local financing constraint Downloads
Albert D. K. Agbonyitor
1906: Developing countries'participation in the World Trade Organization Downloads
Constantine Michalopoulos
1905: Child labor in Cote d'Ivoire: incidence and determinants Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert
1904: Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty Downloads
Peter Lanjouw
1903: Taxing capital income in Hungary and the European Union Downloads
Jean-Jacques Dethier and Christoph John
1902: When economic reform is faster than statistical reform - measuring and explaining inequality in rural China Downloads
Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
1901: Reaching poor areas in a federal system Downloads
Martin Ravallion
1900: Determinants of commercial bank interest margins and profitability: some international evidence Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Harry Huizinga
1899: Determinants of emerging market bond spread: do economic fundamentals matter? Downloads
Hong-Ghi Min
1898: Does membership in a regional preferential trade arrangement make a country more or less protectionist? Downloads
Faezeh Foroutan
1897: Development of natural gas and pipeline capacity markets in the United States Downloads
Andrej Juris
1896: Congestion pricing and network expansion Downloads
Thomas-Olivier Nasser
1895: The emergence of markets in the natural gas industry Downloads
Andrej Juris
1894: Applying a simple measure of good governance to the debate on fiscal decentralization Downloads
Jeff Huther and Anwar Shah
1893: Regulatory controversies of private pension funds Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
1892: The role of non-bank financial intermediaries (with particular reference to Egypt) Downloads
Dimitri Vittas
1891: The housing market in the Russian Federation: privatization and its implications for market development Downloads
Alla K. Guzanova
1890: Market development in the United Kingdom's natural gas industry Downloads
Andrej Juris
1889: Development strategy reconsidered: Mexico, 1960-94 Downloads
Toru Yanagihara and Yoshiaki Hisamatsu
1888: What do doctors want? developing incentives for doctors to serve in Indonesia's rural and remote areas Downloads
Kenneth M. Chomitz, Gunawan Setiadi, Azrul Azwar, Nusye Ismail and Widiyarti
1887: The structure of derivatives exchanges: lessons from developed and emerging markets Downloads
George Tsetsekos and Panos Varangis
1886: Country funds and asymmetric information Downloads
Jeffrey Frankel and Sergio Schmukler
1885: Aid, taxation, and development: analytical perspectives on aid effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Christopher Adam and Stephen O'Connell
1884: Fiscal aspect of evolving federations: issues for policy and research Downloads
David Wildasin
1883: Intersectoral resource allocation and its impact on economic development in the Philippines Downloads
Fumihide Takeuchi and Takehiko Hagino
1882: Interregional resource transfer and economic growth in Indonesia Downloads
Toshihiko Kawagoe
1881: The Asian miracle and modern growth theory Downloads
Richard Nelson and Howard Pack
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