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Finance and Private Sector Research

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Overview

A well-functioning financial system and a vigorous private sector are important drivers of growth and poverty reduction. Finance is central to private sector development and vice versa, and large parts of both sub-disciplines revolve around the behavior and performance of firms. Information about our research on finance and private sector development can be found under Subtopics below. More »

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Working Papers

How Does Long-Term Finance Affect Economic Volatility?
Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Bálint L. Horváth, and Harry Huizinga
Policy Research Working Paper 7535, January 2016

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Firms’ Capital Structure
Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Maria Soledad Martinez-Peria, and Thierry Tressel
Policy Research Working Paper 7522, December 2015

Development Economics as Taught in Developing Countries
David McKenzie and Anna Luisa Paffhausen
Policy Research Working Paper 7521, December 2015

Psychometrics as a Tool to Improve Screening and Access to Credit
Irani Arráiz, Miriam Bruhn, and Rodolfo
Policy Research Working Paper 7506, December 2015

The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery
John Gibson, David McKenzie, Halahingano Rohorua, and Steven Stillman
Policy Research Working Paper 7495, November 2015

The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen
David McKenzie, Nabila Assaf, and Ana Paula Cusolito
Policy Research Working Paper 7463, October 2015

The Additionality Impact of a Matching Grant Program for Small Firms: Experimental Evidence from Yemen
David McKenzie, Nabila Assaf, and Ana Paula Cusolito
Policy Research Working Paper 7462, October 2015

Dual Credit Markets and Household Access to Finance: Evidence from a Representative Chinese Household Survey
Robert Cull, Li Gan, Nan Gao, and Lixin Colin Xu
Policy Research Working Paper 7454, October 2015

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Last updated: 2016-02-04




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