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Macroeconomics and Growth: 2008 Publications

Journal Articles
Books
Chapters in Books
Conferences & Seminars
Data
Outreach
Working Papers

Journal Articles

Adam, Christopher, Paul Collier, and Victor Davies. 2008. “Post-conflict Monetary Reconstruction.” World Bank Economic Review 22(1):87–112.

Elbadawi, Ibrahim A., Linda Kaltani, and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel. 2008. “Foreign Aid, the Real Exchange Rate, and Growth in the Aftermath of Civil Wars.” World Bank Economic Review 22(1):113–40.

Elbadawi, Ibrahim A., Taye Mengistae, Tilahun Temesgen, and Albert G. Zeufack. 2008. “Economic Geography and Manufacturing Productivity in Africa: An Analysis of Firm Data.” Journal of Developing Areas42(2): 223–52.

Hoff, Karla, and Joseph E. Stiglitz. 2008. “Exiting a Lawless State.” Economic Journal 118(531): 1474–97.

Hoff, Karla, Ernst Fehr, and Mayuresh Kshetramade. 2008. “Spite and Development.” American Economic Review 98(2): 494–99.

Keefer, Philip E. 2008. “Insurgency and Credible Commitment in Autocracies and Democracies.” World Bank Economic Review 22(1): 33–61.

Keefer, Philip E., and Razvan Vlaicu. 2008. “Democracy, Credibility and Clientelism.” Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 24(2): 371–406.

Kraay, Aart C., and Daniel Kaufmann. 2008. “Governance Indicators: Where Are We and Where Should We Be Going?” World Bank Research Observer 23(1): 1–36.

Loayza, Norman V. 2008. “¿Cómo Lograr Que el Perú se Beneficie de la Apertura Comercial?” Apuntes 55(1): 5–41.

Loayza, Norman V. 2008. “El crecimiento económico en el Perú.” Economia 31(61): 9–25.

Loayza, Norman V. 2008. “Preventing Violence: Long-Run Crime Prevention Policies.” Harvard Review of Latin America 1(1): 9–13.

Loayza, Norman V., and Linda Kaltani. 2008. “Initial Conditions and the Outcome of Economic Reform.” Economics Letters 101(3): 230–33.

Loayza, Norman V., Siyan Chen, and Marta Reynal-Querol. 2008. “The Aftermath of Civil War.” World Bank Economic Review 22(1): 63–85.

Raddatz, Claudio E., and Matias Braun. 2008. “The Politics of Financial Development: Evidence from Trade Liberalization. “ Journal of Finance 63(3): 1469–1508.

Sambanis, Nicholas. 2008. “Short- and Long-term Effects of United Nations Peace Operations.” World Bank Economic Review 22(1): 9–32.

Schmukler, Sergio, and Graciela Kaminsky. 2008. “Short-Run Pain, Long-Run Gain: The Effects of Financial Liberalization.” Review of Finance-Journal of the European Finance Association 12(2): 253–92.

Schmukler, Sergio, Juan Carlos Gozzi, and Ross Levine. 2008. “Internationalization and the Evolution of Corporate Valuation.” Journal of Financial Economics 88(3): 607–32.

Schmukler, Sergio, Tatiana Didier, and Paolo Mauro. 2008. “Vanishing Contagion?” Journal of Policy Modeling 30(5): 775–91.

Schmukler, Sergio, Eduardo Levy Yeyati, and Neeltje van Horen. 2008. “Emerging Market Liquidity and Crises.” Journal of European Economic Association 6(3): 628–68.

Servén, Luis, William Easterly, and Timothy Irwin. 2008. “Walking Up the Down Escalator: Public Investment and Fiscal Stability.” World Bank Research Observer 23(1): 37–56.


 

Books

Keefer, Philip E., and Norman V. Loayza, eds. 2008. Terrorism, Political Openness and Economic Development. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Wang, Shuilin, and Jiwei Lou, eds. 2008. China: Public Finance for a Harmonious Society. Washington, DC: World Bank.


 

Chapters in Books

Kraay, Aart C. 2008. “The Welfare Effects of a Large Depreciation: The Case of Egypt 2000-2005.” In The Egyptian Economy: Current Challenges and Future Prospects. ed. Hanaa Kheir-El-Din. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.

Keefer, Philip E. 2008. “Beyond Legal Origin and Checks and Balances: Political Credibility, Citizen Information and Financial Sector Development.” In Political Institutions and Financial Development. ed. Stephen Haber, Douglass North, and Barry Weingast. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Raddatz, Claudio E. 2008. “Have External Shocks Become more Important for Output Fluctuations in African Countries?” In Africa at a Turning Point? Growth, Aid, and External Shocks. ed. Delfin Go and John Page. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Schmukler, Sergio, Augusto de la Torre, and Juan Carlos Gozzi Valdez. 2008. “Capital Market Development: Whither Latin America?” In Strengthening Global Financial Markets, ed. Marcio Garcia, Sebastian Edwards. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Schmukler, Sergio. 2008. “The Benefits and Risks of Globalization: Challenges for Developing Countries.” In Capital Markets Liberalization and Development, ed. Joseph Stiglitz and Jose Antonio Ocampo. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Servén, Luis, Edwin Goñi, and J. Humberto López. 2008. "Fiscal Reform and Social Equity in Latin America."  In Hacia un nuevo pacto social. Políticas económicas para un desarrollo integral en América Latina, ed. J.L Machinea and N. Serra. Santiago de Chile: CEPAL.



 

Conferences & Seminars

Microeconomics of Growth
June 5-6, 2008, Washington, DC
The Microeconomics of Growth Network brought together economists in trade, industrial organization and development to share approaches and empirical results contributing to the understanding of the microeconomic underpinnings of growth. The network has met in Beijing, Delhi, London, Rio de Janeiro and Washington DC. Conferences are jointly organized between London School of Economics, University of Chicago and the World Bank.
Agenda and Papers

Macro and Growth Seminars
The seminars provide an opportunity to present and discuss the latest and most influential research on macroeconomic policy, structural reforms, and institutional development produced both within and outside the Bank. It allows researchers to showcase and obtain feedback on their current research, and become acquainted with new techniques and results from academia. The Seminar Series not only contributes to the intellectual life of researchers but also benefits interested Bank staff through the debate of ideas and policies that can enrich their work experience. Visiting economists are welcome.
Organizer: Norman Loayza ( research@worldbank.org)
Seminar and Papers in 2008


 

Data

Governance Matters 2008: Worldwide Governance Indicators, 1996 – 2007
The indicators project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for 212 countries and territories over the period 1996–2007, for six dimensions of governance: voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption.
www.govindicators.org


 

Outreach

Loayza, Norman and Philip Keefer. 2008. “Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness.” Featured Article (online only), Development Research Group, Washington, DC, June.

Loayza Norman, and Claudio Raddatz. 2008. "Developing Countries: A Strategy for Macroeconomic Stability.  Featured Article (online only), Development Research Group, Washington, DC, March.

Hoff, Karla.  2008. “ Spite and Development: Altruistic Punishment vs. Spiteful Punishment.” Research Brief (online only), Development Research Group, Washington, DC, October.

Gatti, Roberta, and Maddalena Honorati.  2008. “Informality among Formal Firms and Access to External Finance.” Research Brief (online only), Development Research Group, Washington, DC, February.

Keefer, Phil, Norman Loayza, and Rodrigo Soares.  2008.  “Development Impact of the War on Drugs.” World Bank Research Digest 2(4):7.


 

Working Papers

Bundervoet, Tom, Philip Verwimp, and Richard Akresh. 2008. “ Health and Civil War in Rural Burundi.” Policy Research Working Paper 4500, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Buxton, Julia. 2008. “ The Historical Foundations of the Narcotic Drug Control Regime.” Policy Research Working Paper 4553, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Byrd, William. 2008. “ Responding to Afghanistan’s Opium Economy Challenge: Lessons and Policy Implications from a Development Perspective.” Policy Research Working Paper 4545, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Chumacero, Romulo. 2008. “ General Equilibrium Analysis of the Market for Illegal Drugs.” Policy Research Working Paper 4565, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Elbadawi, Ibrahim A., and Gary Milante. 2008. “Referendum, Response, and Consequences for Sudan: The Game between Juba and Khartoum.” Policy Research Working Paper 4684, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Hoff, Karla, Ernst Fehr, and Mayuresh Kshetramade. 2008. “Spite and Development.” Policy Research Working Paper 4619, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Hoff, Karla, and Joseph E. Stiglitz. 2008. “Exiting a Lawless State.” Policy Research Working Paper 4520. World Bank, Washington, DC.

Hoff, Karla. 2008. “Joseph E. Stiglitz. “ Policy Research Working Paper 4478, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Honorati, Maddalena, and Roberta V. Gatti. 2008. “Informality among Formal Firms: Firm-level, Cross-Country Evidence on Tax Compliance and Access to Credit. “ Policy Research Working Paper 4476, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kraay, Aart C., Daniel Kaufmann, and Massimo Mastruzzi. 2008. “Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators 1996-2007.” Policy Research Working Paper 4654, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Kraay, Aart C. 2008. “Instrumental Variables Regressions with (Honestly) Uncertain Exclusion Restrictions.” Policy Research Working Paper 4632, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Khemani, Stuti, Abhijit Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, and Rachel Glennerster. 2008. “Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India.” Policy Research Working Paper 4584, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Khemani, Stuti, and Waly Wane. 2008. “Populist Fiscal Policy.” Policy Research Working Paper 4762, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Keefer, Philip, and Stuti Khemani. 2008. "When do Legislators Pass on Pork? The Role of Political Parties in Determining Legislator Effort." Social Science Research Network Working Paper.

Loayza, Norman V., Philip E. Keefer, and Rodrigo Soares. 2008. “The Development Impact of the Illegality of Drug Trade.” Policy Research Working Paper 4543, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Mejía, Daniel, and Carlos Posada. 2008. “ Cocaine Production and Trafficking: What Do We Know?” Policy Research Working Paper 4618, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Nilsson, Desiree. 2008. “ Partial Peace Rebel Groups Inside and Outside of Civil War Settlements.” Policy Research Working Paper 4572, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Raddatz, Claudio E. 2008. “Credit Chains and Sectoral Comovement: Does the Use of Trade Credit Amplify Sectoral Shocks?” Policy Research Working Paper 4525, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Raddatz, Claudio E., and Sergio Schmukler. 2008. “Pension Funds and Capital Market Development: How Much Bang for the Buck?” Policy Research Working Paper 4787, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Reuter, Peter. 2008. “ Can Production and Trafficking of Illicit Drugs be Reduced or Merely Shifted?” Policy Research Working Paper 4564, World Bank, Washington, DC

Schmukler, Sergio, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and Augusto de la Torre. 2008. “Bank Financing to SMEs: Drivers and Obstacles.” Policy Research Working Paper 4788, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Schmukler, Sergio, and Claudio E. Raddatz. 2008. “Pension Funds and Capital Market Development: How Much Bang for the Buck?” Policy Research Working Paper 4787, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Schmukler, Sergio. 2008. “Crises, Capital Controls, and Financial Integration.” Policy Research Working Paper 4770, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Schmukler, Sergio, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, and Augusto de la Torre. 2008. “Bank Involvement with SMEs: Beyond Relationship Lending.” Policy Research Working Paper 4649, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Schmukler, Sergio, Juan Carlos Gozzi, and Ross Levine. 2008. “Patterns of International Capital Raisings.” Policy Research Working Paper 4687, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Servén, Luis, Edwin Goni, and J. Humberto Lopez. 2008. “Fiscal Redistribution and Income Inequality in Latin America.” Policy Research Working Paper 4487, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Servén, Luis, and Peter Montiel. 2008. “Real Exchange Rates, Saving and Growth: Is There a Link?” Policy Research Working Paper 4636, World Bank, Washington, DC.

Servén, Luis, and Cesar Calderon. 2008. “Infrastructure and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Policy Research Working Paper 4712, World Bank, Washington, DC.


 



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