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Quy-Toan Do

Senior Economist

QUY-TOAN DO is an Economist in the Poverty Team of the Development Research Group. Since joining the Bank as a Young Economist in 2002, his research has focused on institutions and their relationships to economic development. In recent papers, he investigated the impact of land titling on agricultural investments and credit access; he also looked at the political economy of institutional development by investigating several mechanisms that could potentially link the distribution of wealth to the quality of institutions. He holds an MA from Ecole Polytechnique and the University of Toulouse, and a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .The price elasticity of African elephant poaching
2 .How much oil is the Islamic state group producing ? evidence from remote sensing
3 .Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic
4 .How many years have refugees been in exile ?
5 .Can environmental policy reduce infant mortality ? evidence from the Ganga pollution cases
6 .Pirates of Somalia : crime and deterrence on the high seas
7 .Comparative advantage, international trade, and fertility
8 .Trade insulation as social protection
9 .Handwashing behavior change at scale : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Vietnam
10 .Engendering trade
11 .Natural disasters and household welfare : evidence from Vietnam
12 .U.S. and them : the geography of academic research
13 .Mental health in the aftermath of conflict
14 .Missing women and India's religious demography
15 .Agent orange and the prevalence of cancer among the Vietnamese population 30 years after the end of the Vietnam war
16 .The World Bank economic review 23 (1)
17 .How does geographic distance affect credit market access in Niger ?
18 .Mental health patterns and consequences : results from survey data in five developing countries
19 .Poverty, social divisions, and conflict in Nepal
20 .The economics of consanguineous marriages
21 .Superstition, family planning, and human development
22 .Comparative advantage, demand for external finance, and financial development
23 .Trade, inequality, and the political economy of institutions
24 .The World Bank research observer 20 (1)
25 .Trade and financial development
26 .Conditional cash transfers and the equity-efficiency debate
27 .Institutional trap
28 .Land rights and economic development - evidence from Viet Nam
29 .Financial dollarization and central bank credibility

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