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Michael M. Lokshin


MICHAEL LOKSHIN is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group (Poverty Team) of The World Bank. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999 after which he joined the research group at the World Bank as a Young Economist (YE program). His research focuses on the areas of poverty and inequality measurement, labor economics, and applied econometrics. More recently he has been involved in the Bank's efforts to develop the methodology of evaluating the effect of crisis and public policies on households in developing countries. He also leads the group of researchers in development of the Software Platform for Automated Economic Analysis (ADePT).

The list below is of World Bank working papers and publications. You can also see (and in some cases download) other documents by this author.

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World Bank Research Dataset

Deposit Insurance around the World: A Comprehensive Database
Policies and Institutions that Promote Saving: module 1 (National saving)

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Key labor market indicators : analysis with household survey data
2 .Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software
3 .A unified approach to measuring poverty and inequality : theory and practice
4 .Average and marginal returns to upper secondary schooling in Indonesia
5 .Tall claims : mortality selection and the height of children
6 .Health Equity and Financial Protection
7 .A practical comparison of the bivariate probit and linear IV estimators
8 .The World Bank economic review 23 (3)
9 .Month of birth and children's health in India
10 .The effect of male migration for work on employment patterns of females in nepal
11 .Does poverty research in Russia follow the scientific method?
12 .Work-related migration and poverty reduction in Nepal
13 .Measuring welfare gains from better quality infrastructure
14 .Forgone earnings from smoking : evidence for a developing country
15 .Who cares about relative deprivation ?
16 .Searching for the economic gradient in self-assessed health
17 .Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services be more effective?
18 .Wage differentials between the public and private sector in India
19 .Who bears the cost of Russia's military draft?
20 .Lasting local impacts of an economywide crisis
21 .Gainers and losers from trade reform in Morocco
22 .Robustness of subjective welfare analysis in a poor developing country - Madagascar 2001
23 .Evaluating the impact of infrastructure rehabilitation projects on household welfare in rural Georgia
24 .Gender and poverty : a life cycle approach to the analysis of the differences in gender outcomes
25 .On the utility consistency of poverty lines
26 .Poverty and economic growth in Egypt, 1995-2000
27 .Wage differentials and state-private sector employment choice in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
28 .Rich and powerful? Subjective power and welfare in Russia
29 .Household schooling decisions in rural Pakistan
30 .Household strategies for coping with poverty and social exclusion in post-crisis Russia
31 .Short-lived shocks with long-lived impacts? - household income dynamics in a transition economy
32 .Child care and women's labor force participation in Romania
33 .The effect of early childhood development programs on women's labor force participation and older children's schooling in Kenya
34 .Identifying welfare effects from subjective questions
35 .Single mothers in Russia - household strategies for coping with poverty
36 .Household childcare choices and women's work behavior in Russia
37 .Who wants to redistribute? Russia's tunnel effect in the 1990's
38 .Subjective economic welfare

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