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World Bank Research Digest: Volume 6, Issue 1

Research Digest

The Research Digest is a quarterly publication aimed at communicating, in an accessible and timely way, the findings of research relevant for development policy. The research featured in this digest has been selected based on several criteria: it is of high quality, path-breaking, relevant for policy, and useful for the development community.


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Featured Articles

Gross Capital Flows: Dynamics and Crises
Fernando Broner, Tatiana Didier, Aitor Erce, and Sergio L. Schmukler 

Crisis Recovery and the Role of Credit: Do Phoenix Miracles Exist?
Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic

Basel III and Banking Flows to Emerging Markets
Swati R. Ghosh, Naotaka Sugawara, and Juan Zalduendo

Decentralization and Municipal Spending Ability in Developing Countries
Norman Loayza, Jamele Rigolini, and Oscar Calvo-González

When Starting with the Most Expensive Mitigation Options Makes Sense
Adrien Vogt-Schilb and Stéphane Hallegatte

Evaluating the Impact of Trade Interventions
Olivier Cadot, Ana Margarida Fernandes, Julien Gourdon, and Aaditya Mattoo 

The Influence of Society on Preferences 
Ernst Fehr and Karla Hoff 

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