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World Bank Research Digest, Volume 2, No. 1

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.

Research Digest volume 2 issue 1 Oct07

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Archived Issues

“Fiscal Space”—or Fiscal Policy under Constraints?
Roberto Perotti

FOCUS: Climate Change and Agriculture in Africa

How Well Do Institutional Theories Explain Firms’ Perceptions of Property Rights?
Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic

Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries
Deon Filmer
Campaign Contributions and Preferential Access to Finance
Stijn Claessens, Erik Feijen, and Luc Laeven
Micro-Decomposing the Macro Determinants of Human Development
Sylvie Lambert, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle
Teacher Compensation and Decentralization in India
Lant Pritchett and Rinku Murgai