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World Bank Research Digest, Volume 1, No. 4

Research Digest

The Research Digest is a quarterly publication which aims to communicate, in an accessible and timely way, the findings of research relevant for development policy. The research featured in this digest fulfills several criteria: it is top quality, path-breaking with respect to publications for the scientific community, relevant for policy, and useful for the development community.

Issue 4

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