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Annual Conference on Land and Poverty 2015

March 23-27, 2015: Under the theme of "Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity" participants from governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector will share best practices on reforms, approaches and experiences.


Researchers at the Bank

  • Hanan Jacoby is a lead economist in the Development Research Group focused on agriculture, rural institutions, and human capital. He has investigated land tenancy, groundwater markets, rural roads, risk-coping, child nutrition and schooling, and the economics of marriage.
  • Meet the Management Team
  • The Development Research Group is managed by the Research Director and ten Research Managers.

New Policy Research Working Papers

7255The Global Findex Database 2014 : measuring financial inclusion around the world2015/04
7240Global experiences with special economic zones : focus on China and Africa2015/04
7239Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment2015/04
7238Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia2015/04
7237Measuring inequality from top to bottom2015/04


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