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Macroeconomics and Growth

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Overview

Growth is the essential ingredient for sustained poverty reduction. The research program focuses on identifying the contribution of policies and institutional changes to the diversity in growth and aggregate economic performance around the world. Studies are organized around three broad themes: foundations of growth, macroeconomic stability and international finance, and governance and political economy. More »

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Working Papers

The Great Recession and Job Loss Spillovers: Impact of Tradable Employment Shocks on Supporting Services
Ha Nguyen and Shawheen Rezaei
Working Paper 7543, January 2016

Striving for Balance in Economics: Towards a Theory of the Social Determination of Behavior
Karla Hoff and Joseph E. Stiglitz
Working Paper 7537, January 2016

Weak Instruments in Growth Regressions: Implications for Recent Cross-Country Evidence on Inequality and Growth
Aart Kraay
Working Paper 7494, November 2015

On the Welfare Implications of Automation
Maya Eden and Paul Gaggl
Working Paper 7487, November 2015

Demand-Driven Propagation: Evidence from the Great Recession
Ha Nguyen
Working Paper 7456, October 2015

Capital Market Financing, Firm Growth, and Firm Size Distribution
Tatiana Didier, Ross Levine, and Sergio L. Schmukler
Working Paper 7353, July 2015

Do Poor Countries Really Need More IT? The Role of Relative Prices and Industrial Composition
Maya Eden and Paul Gaggl
Working Paper 7352, June 2015

Do Capital Inflows Boost Growth in Developing Countries? Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
César Calderón and Ha Nguyen
Working Paper 7298, June 2015

Doing the Survey Two-Step: The Effects of Reticence on Estimates of Corruption in Two-Stage Survey Questions
Nona Karalashvili, Aart Kraay, and Peter Murrell
Working Paper 7276, May 2015




Last updated: 2016-02-04




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