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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 .A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012)
2 .Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability
3 .Benchmarking the financial performance, growth, and outreach of greenfield microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
4 .Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world
5 .Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence
6 .Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts
7 .Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India
8 .Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia
9 .Estimating the long-run impact of microcredit programs on household income and net worth
10 .Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco
11 .GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project
12 .Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions
13 .How do countries measure, manage, and monitor fiscal risks generated by public-private partnerships? Chile, Peru, South Africa, Turkey
14 .Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children
15 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services
16 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing
17 .Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview
18 .Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold
19 .Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ?
20 .Measuring the impact of a change in the price of Cashew received by exporters on farmgate prices and poverty in Guinea-Bissau
21 .Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive
22 .SME finance in Africa
23 .Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan
24 .Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels
25 .The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps
26 .The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone
27 .The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story
28 .Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
29 .Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment
30 .Aid is good for the poor
31 .Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China
32 .Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ?
33 .Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ?
34 .Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education
35 .Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030
36 .Export performance and geography in Croatia
37 .Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa
38 .Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis
39 .Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring
40 .Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism
41 .Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
42 .School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation
43 .Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment
44 .Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
45 .Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
46 .The drivers of non-revenue water : how effective are non-revenue water reduction programs ?
47 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
48 .The impact of credit information sharing reforms on firm financing?
49 .Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence
50 .Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries
51 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
52 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
53 .Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ?
54 .Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages
55 .Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location
56 .Demystifying Dutch disease
57 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
58 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
59 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
60 .Fiscal multipliers in recessions and expansions : does it matter whether government spending is increasing or decreasing ?
61 .How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter
62 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
63 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
64 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
65 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
66 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies
67 .Integrating border regions : connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia
68 .International remittances and financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa
69 .Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad
70 .Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ?
71 .Measuring the effect of internet adoption on paper consumption
72 .Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa
73 .Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs
74 .Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
75 .Predicting bank insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
76 .Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry
77 .Services, inequality, and the dutch disease
78 .Strategic information revelation and capital allocation
79 .Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds
80 .Stylized facts on productivity growth : evidence from firm-level data in Croatia
81 .The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil
82 .The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia
83 .The return of "patrimonial capitalism" : review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
84 .Trade flows and trade disputes
85 .Why firms avoid cutting wages : survey evidence from European firms
86 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
87 .Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty
88 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
89 .Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
90 .Bank capital and systemic stability
91 .Benchmarking public policy : methodological insights from measurement of school based management
92 .Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
93 .Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure
94 .Child labor and learning
95 .Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability
96 .Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps"
97 .Comparative advantage, international trade, and fertility
98 .Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run
99 .Containing volatility : windfall revenues for resource-rich low-income countries
100 .Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets


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