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1 .Diversification, growth, and volatility in Asia
2 .Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error
3 .Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia
4 .Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ?
5 .Impacts on poverty of removing fuel import subsidies in Nigeria
6 .Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states
7 .Unconditional cash transfers in China : an analysis of the rural minimum living standard guarantee program
8 .Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan
9 .The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children
10 .A new cross-national measure of corruption
11 .Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia
12 .The effects of volumetric pricing policy on farmers? water management institutions and their water use: the case of water user organization in an irrigation system in Hubei, China
13 .Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows
14 .The impacts of trade facilitation measures on international trade flows
15 .Transport policies and development
16 .The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms
17 .Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia
18 .Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies
19 .Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations
20 .Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan
21 .The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality
22 .Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer
23 .Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators
24 .Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance
25 .The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience
26 .Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs
27 .Public expenditure following disasters
28 .Pyramid capitalism : political connections, regulation, and firm productivity in Egypt
29 .Capital market financing, firm growth, and firm size distribution
30 .Do poor countries really need more IT ? the role of relative prices and industrial composition
31 .Hybrid issuance regimes for corporate bonds in emerging market countries : analysis, impact and policy choices
32 .Hukou and highways : the impact of China?s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality
33 .Biogas : clean energy access with low-cost mitigation of climate change
34 .Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity
35 .Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana
36 .The economics of policy instruments to stimulate wind power in Brazil
37 .High-powered incentives and communication failure
38 .Rate of return regulation and emission permits trading under uncertainty
39 .Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition : evidence from Ethiopia
40 .How much could South Asia benefit from regional electricity cooperation and trade ?
41 .What drives local food prices ? evidence from the Tanzanian maize market
42 .Public-private partnerships : promise and hype
43 .Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic
44 .The consumption, income, and wealth of the poorest: cross-sectional facts of rural and urban Sub-Saharan Africa for macroeconomists
45 .R�seaux politiques et fraude douani�re : Donn�es tir�es de l?exp�rience tunisienne
46 .Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia
47 .When elites meet : decentralization, power-sharing, and public goods provision in post-conflict Sierra Leone
48 .A quarter century effort yet to come of age : a survey of power sector reforms in developing countries
49 .Estimating local poverty measures using satellite images : a pilot application to Central America
50 .Cross-border electricity cooperation in South Asia
51 .Quality and accountability in healthcare delivery : audit evidence from primary care providers in India
52 .Demography, urbanization and development : rural push, urban pull and... urban push ?
53 .Latent trade diversification and its relevance for macroeconomic stability
54 .Women left behind ? poverty and headship in Africa
55 .Does collective action sequester carbon ? the case of the Nepal community forestry program
56 .Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal
57 .The effect of nonbinding agreements on cooperation among forest user groups in Nepal and Ethiopia
58 .Do improved biomass cookstoves reduce fuelwood consumption and carbon emissions ? evidence from rural Ethiopia using a randomized treatment trial with electronic monitoring
59 .Cooperative behavior and common pool resources : experimental evidence from community forest user groups in Nepal
60 .Inclusive economic growth in America?s cities : what?s the playbook and the score ?
61 .Hayek, local information, and the decentralization of state-owned enterprises in China
62 .Placing Bank supervision in the Central Bank : implications for financial stability based on evidence from the global crisis
63 .How costly are labor gender gaps ? estimates for the Balkans and Turkey
64 .Small firms? formalization : the stick treatment
65 .Effects of income inequality on aggregate output
66 .Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988?2002
67 .Product standards and firms? export decisions
68 .Seeking shared prosperity through trade
69 .Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios
70 .The socioeconomic impacts of energy reform in Tunisia : a simulation approach
71 .Understanding the operations of freight forwarders : evidence from Serbia
72 .Fertility transition in Turkey?who is most at risk of deciding against child arrival ?
73 .Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean
74 .Estimating the gravity model when zero trade flows are frequent and economically determined
75 .Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan
76 .Crop choice and infrastructure accessibility in Tanzania : subsistence crops or export crops ?
77 .Firms? locational choice and infrastructure development in Tanzania : instrumental variable spatial autoregressive model
78 .Is the WTO passe ?
79 .Formulas for failure ? were the Doha tariff formulas too ambitious for success ?
80 .Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors
81 .Stagnant stunting rate despite rapid economic growth in Papua New Guinea?factors correlated with malnutrition among children under five
82 .Market imperfections exacerbate the gender gap: the case of Malawi
83 .Business regulations and growth
84 .Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
85 .The improved biomass stove saves wood, but how often do people use it ? evidence from a randomized treatment trial in Ethiopia
86 .Preferences for REDD+ contract attributes in low-income countries : a choice experiment in Ethiopia
87 .Impact socio-�conomique de la crise au nord du Mali sur les personnes d�plac�es
88 .The economic viability of jatropha biodiesel in Nepal
89 .Toward a new definition of shared prosperity: a dynamic perspective from three countries
90 .New evidence on the cyclicality of fiscal policy
91 .Ethiopia?s growth acceleration and how to sustain it?insights from a cross-country regression model
92 .How unfair is the inequality of wage earnings in Russia ? estimates from panel data
93 .Costs and benefits of land fragmentation : evidence from Rwanda
94 .Review of international practices for determining medium-term resource needs of spending agencies
95 .Financial inclusion, productivity shocks, and consumption volatility in emerging economies
96 .Unbundling institutions for external finance : worldwide firm-level evidence
97 .Business cycles accounting for Paraguay
98 .A behavioral approach to water conservation: evidence from Costa Rica
99 .How much of the labor in African agriculture is provided by women ?
100 .Policies, prices, and poverty : the sugar, vegetable oil, and flour industries in Senegal

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