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1 .When the money runs out : do cash transfers have sustained effects on human capital accumulation ?
2 .Can enhancing the benefits of formalization induce informal firms to become formal ? experimental evidence from Benin
3 .The role of exchange rate and non-exchange rate related factors in polish firms' export performance
4 .Food prices and poverty
5 .Pro-growth equity : a policy framework for the twin goals
6 .How liberal is Nepal's liberal grade promotion policy ?
7 .Secondary towns and poverty reduction : refocusing the urbanization agenda
8 .Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria
9 .Demographic change and development : looking at challenges and opportunities through a new typology
10 .Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030
11 .Shedding light : understanding energy efficiency and electricity reliability
12 .Does mobile money use increase firms' investment ? evidence from enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
13 .Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters
14 .Benefits of electrification and the role of reliability : evidence from India
15 .Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries
16 .Are losses from natural disasters more than just asset losses ? the role of capital aggregation, sector interactions, and investment behaviors
17 .Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation
18 .Deregulation and firm investment : evidence from the dismantling of the license system in India
19 .Does input-trade liberalization affect firms' foreign technology choice ?
20 .Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania
21 .Children left behind in China : the role of school fees
22 .Transit migration : all roads lead to America
23 .Are there skills payoffs in low- and middle-income countries ? empirical evidence using STEP data
24 .Do cognitive and noncognitive skills explain the gender wage gap in middle-income countries ? an analysis using STEP data
25 .Growth recovery in southern Europe : a dozen lessons, old and new
26 .New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty
27 .Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program
28 .Does the elimination of export requirements in special economic zones affect export performance? evidence from the Dominican Republic
29 .Social capital, finance, and consumption: evidence from a representative sample of Chinese households
30 .Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data
31 .The cultural trade index : an introduction
32 .The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015
33 .Sharing oil rents and political violence
34 .ICT use, innovation, and productivity : evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
35 .Assessing the degree of international consumption risk sharing
36 .How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ?
37 .Preferential liberalization, antidumping, and safeguards : stumbling block evidence from MERCOSUR
38 .Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition
39 .Does governing law affect bond spreads ?
40 .The world is not yet flat : transport costs matter !
41 .Firm financing in Chile after the 2014-15 tax reform: debt or equity ? debt or equity?
42 .The risk of polygamy and wives' saving behavior
43 .A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda
44 .Informality in the process of development and growth
45 .Capital adjustment and the optimal fuel choice
46 .The impact of the Arab Spring on the Tunisian economy
47 .Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ?
48 .Unequal opportunity, unequal growth
49 .The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability
50 .Global talent flows
51 .Strategic investment funds : opportunities and challenges
52 .Casting the tax net wider : experimental evidence from Costa Rica
53 .Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning
54 .The long-term impact of international migration on economic decision-making : evidence from a migration lottery and lab-in-the-field experiments
55 .Economic integration across Latin America : evidence from labor markets, 1990-2013
56 .The more stringent, the better ? rationing car use in Bogota with moderate and drastic restrictions
57 .New estimates of extreme poverty for children
58 .Who are the poor in the developing world ?
59 .Intergenerational education mobility in Africa : has progress been inclusive ?
60 .Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach
61 .Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ?
62 .Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries
63 .Poor households' productive investments of cash transfers : quasi-experimental evidence from Niger
64 .When the cat's away : the effects of spousal migration on investments on children
65 .Managing (fiscally) resource price volatility : exploring policy options for the Democratic Republic of Congo
66 .Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14
67 .Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector
68 .Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it
69 .Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia
70 .Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia
71 .Nonrenewable resources, income inequality and per capita GDP : an empirical analysis
72 .Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective
73 .Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India
74 .Faraway or nearby ? domestic and international spillovers in patenting and product innovation
75 .Russian Federation : how services contribute to competitiveness
76 .Minimizing ecological damage from road improvement in tropical forests
77 .Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education ? evidence from Jordan
78 .Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal
79 .From commodity discovery to production
80 .Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador
81 .Export competitiveness and FDI performance across the regions of the Russian Federation
82 .Are labor supply decisions consistent with neoclassical preferences ? evidence from Indian boat owners
83 .The globe and the circle : geometry and economic geography as tribute to Thales and Nash
84 .Preferential resource spending under an employment guarantee : the political economy of MGNREGS in Andhra Pradesh
85 .Combining preschool teacher training with parenting education : a cluster-randomized controlled trial
86 .The state of economics, the state of the world
87 .How long is the maturity of corporate borrowing ? evidence from bond and loan issuances across markets
88 .Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ?
89 .On the ground or in the air ? a methodological experiment on crop residue cover measurement in Ethiopia
90 .Varietal identification in household surveys : results from an experiment using DNA fingerprinting of sweet potato leaves in southern Ethiopia
91 .Sustainability of a residential CFL distribution program : evidence from Ethiopia
92 .How many years have refugees been in exile ?
93 .Savings defaults and payment delays for cash transfers: field experimental evidence from Malawi
94 .Are all trade agreements equal ? the role of distance in shaping the effect of economic integration agreements on trade flows
95 .Are minimum wages and payroll taxes a constraint to the creation of formal jobs in Morocco ?
96 .Uncertainty as a factor in investment decisions : the case of the Russian Federation's regions
97 .On the impact of demographic change on growth, savings, and poverty
98 .The capabilities driving participation in global value chains
99 .Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world
100 .Prevalence, economic contribution, and determinants of trees on farms across Sub-Saharan Africa


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