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Director's Office: 2007 Publications


Journal Articles
Chapters in Book
Working Papers

Journal Articles

Chen, Shaohua, and Martin Ravallion. 2007. “Absolute Poverty Measures for the Developing World, 1981-2004.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(43): 16758-62.

Kangasniemi, Mari, L. Alan Winters, and Simon Commander. 2007. “Is the Medical Brain Drain Beneficial? Evidence from Overseas Doctors in the UK.” Social Science and Medicine 65(5): 915-23.

Ravallion, Martin. 2007. “Urban Poverty. Are Poor People Gravitating to Towns and Cities? Yes, but Maybe not Quickly Enough!” Finance and Development 44(3):15-17.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2007. “New Evidence on the Urbanization of Global Poverty.” Population and Development Review 33(4): 667-701.

Ravallion, Martin, and Michael M. Lokshin. 2007. “Lasting Impacts of Indonesia’s Financial Crisis.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 56(1): 27-56.

Winters, L. Alan. 2007. “Coherence and the WTO.” Oxford Review of Economic Policy 23(3): 461-80.

Winters, L. Alan, Yoko Niimi, and Puja Vasudeva Dutta. 2007. “Trade Liberalization and Poverty Dynamics in Vietnam.” Journal of Economic Integration 22(4): 819-51.

Winters, L. Alan, Thomas W. Hertel, Roman Keeney, and Maros Ivanic. 2007. “Distributional Effects of WTO Agricultural Reforms in Rich and Poor Countries.” Economic Policy 22(50): 289-337.

Hershberg, Eric, Kaoru Nabeshima, and Shahid Yusuf. 2007. “Opening the Ivory Tower to Business: University–Industry Linkages and the Development of Knowledge-Intensive Clusters in Asian Cities.” World Development 35(6): 931-40.



Winters, L. Alan, and Shahid Yusuf, eds. 2007. Dancing with Giants: China, India and the Global Economy. Washington, DC: The World Bank; Singapore: The Institute of Policy Studies.

Winters, L. Alan. 2007. Critical Perspectives on the World Trading System: The WTO, Poverty and Inequality. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Yusuf, Shahid, and Kaoru Nabeshima. 2007. How Universities Promote Economic Growth. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Chapters in Books

Hoekman, Bernard M., and L. Alan Winters. 2007. “Trade and Employment: Stylized Facts and Research Findings.” In Policy Matters: Economic and Social Policies to Sustain Equitable Development, ed. José Antonio Ocampo, Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Sarbuland Khan. New York: Zed Books.

Winters, L. Alan, Chistopher R. Parsons, Ronald Skeldon, and Terrie L. Walmsley. 2007. “Quantifying International Migration: A Database of Bilateral Migrant Stocks.” In International Migration, Economic Development and Policy, ed. Caglar Ozden and Maurice Schiff. Washington, DC: World Bank and Palgrave.

Winters, L. Alan. 2007. “The Temporary Movement of Workers to Provide Services (GATS Mode 4).” In A Handbook of International Trade in Services, ed. A. Mattoo, R. M. Stern, and G. Zanini. Oxford: Oxford University Press.



Hertel, Thomas, Roman Keeney, Maros Ivanic, and L. Alan Winters. 2007. “The Distributional Effects of WTO Agricultural Reforms in Rich and Poor Countries.” World Bank Research Digest 1(3): 5.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2007. “The Urbanization of Global Poverty.” World Bank Research Digest 1(4): 1.

Lambert, Sylvie, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle. 2007. “Micro-Decomposing the Macro Determinants of Human Development.” World Bank Research Digest 2(1): 6.


Working Papers

Ravallion, Martin. 2007. “How Relevant is Targeting to the Success of an Antipoverty Program?” Policy Research Working Paper 4385, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Ferreira, Francisco H.G., Phillippe Leite, Martin Ravallion. 2007. “Poverty Reduction without Economic Growth? Explaining Brazil’s Poverty Dynamics, 1985-2004.” Policy Research Working Paper 4431, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Lambert, Sylvie, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle. 2007. "A Micro-Decomposition Analysis of the Macroeconomic Determinants of Human Development.” Policy Research Working Paper 4358, World Bank, Washington, DC.


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