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Macroeconomics and Growth

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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 »


Working Papers

Predicting World Bank Project Outcome Ratings
Patricia Geli, Aart Kraay, and Hoveida Nobakht
Working Paper 7001, August 2014

Fiscal Multipliers in Recessions and Expansions: Does It Matter Whether Government Spending Is Increasing or Decreasing?
Daniel Riera-Crichton, Carlos A. Vegh, and Guillermo Vuletin
Working Paper 6993, July 2014

Inflation and Indivisible Investment in Developing Economies
Maya Eden and Ha Nguyen
Working Paper 6972, July 2014

Radio’s Impact on Preferences for Patronage Benefits
Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani
Working Paper 6932, June 2014

Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility
Quy-Toan Do , Andrei Levchenko, Claudio Raddatz
Working Paper 6930, June 2014

Institutional Investors and Long-term Investment: Evidence from Chile
Luis Opazo, Claudio Raddatz, and Sergio L. Schmukler
Working Paper 6922, June 2014

Institutions and Firms’ Return to Innovation: Evidence from the World Bank Enterprise Survey
Ha Nguyen and Patricio A. Jaramillo
Working Paper 6918, June 2014

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Last updated: 2014-08-12

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