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WILLIAM F. MALONEY is Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group. He was a Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1990-1997) and then joined the World Bank, working as Lead Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America until 2009. He received his PhD in economics from the University of California Berkeley (1990), his BA from Harvard University (1981), and he studied at the University of the Andes in Bogota, Colombia (1982-83). He has published on issues related to international trade and finance, developing country labor markets, and innovation and growth. In addition to publications in academic journals, he coauthored Natural Resources: Neither Curse nor Destiny and Lessons from NAFTA, as well as several flagship publications of the Latin American division of the Bank, most recently Informality: Exit and Exclusion.

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

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Convergence to the managerial frontier
2 .Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas
3 .Why don't poor countries do R&D ?
4 .Toward a conceptual framework for the knowledge bank
5 .Heterogeneity in subjective wellbeing : an application to occupational allocation in Africa
6 .Income risk, income mobility and welfare
7 .The persistence of (subnational) fortune : geography, agglomeration, and institutions in the new world
8 .Export quality dynamics
9 .Foreign informational lobbying can enhance tourism : evidence from the Caribbean
10 .In search of the missing resource curse
11 .Cyclical movements in unemployment and informality in developing countries
12 .Comparative analysis of labor market dynamics using markov processes : an application to informality
13 .The determinants of rising informality in Brazil : Evidence from gross worker flows
14 .Can foreign lobbying enhance development ? The case of tourism in the Caribbean
15 .Human capital, trade liberalization, and income risk
16 .Innovation shortfalls
17 .Gross worker flows in the presence of informal labor markets : the Mexican experience 1987-2002
18 .Natural resources : neither curse nor destiny
19 .Releasing constraints to growth or pushing on a string ? the impact of credit, training, business associations, and taxes on the performance of Mexican micro-firms
20 .The World Bank economic review 20 (3)
21 .Pending issues in protection, productivity growth, and poverty reduction
22 .Patenting and research and development : a global view
23 .Spatial dimensions of trade liberalization and economic convergence : Mexico 1985-2002
24 .The World Bank economic review 19 (3)
25 .Trade policy, income risk, and welfare
26 .Migration, trade, and foreign investment in Mexico
27 .Labor market dynamics in developing countries: comparative analysis using continuous time Markov processes
28 .The World Bank economic review 18 (2)
29 .Research and development (R&D) and development
30 .Trade structure and growth
31 .Informality revisited
32 .Missed opportunities - innovation and resource-based growth in Latin America
33 .Oportunidades perdidas: innovacion y crecimiento en base a recursos en America Latina
34 .Exchange rate appreciations, labor market rigidities, and informality
35 .Evaluating emergency programs
36 .Firm entry and exit, labor demand, and trade reform : evidence from Chile and Colombia
37 .How comparable are labor demand elasticities across countries?
38 .Measuring the impact of minimum wages : evidence from Latin America
39 .Labor demand and trade reform in Latin America
40 .Efficiency wage and union effects in labor demand and wage structure in Mexico - An application of quantile analysis
41 .The World Bank economic review 13 (2)
42 .Self-employment and labor turnover - cross-country evidence
43 .Logit analysis in a rotating panel context and an application to self-employment decisions
44 .Quitting and labor turnover : microeconomic evidence and macroeconomic consequences
45 .Heterogeneity among Mexico's micro-enterprises - an application of factor and cluster analysis
46 .The informal sector, firm dynamics, and institutional participation
47 .Are labor markets in developing countries dualistic?
48 .Second thoughts on second moments : panel evidence on asset-based models of currency crises
49 .The structure of labor markets in developing countries : time series evidence on competing views




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