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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 .The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps
25 .The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone
26 .The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story
27 .Aid is good for the poor
28 .Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China
29 .Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ?
30 .Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ?
31 .Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education
32 .Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030
33 .Export performance and geography in Croatia
34 .Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa
35 .Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis
36 .Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring
37 .Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism
38 .Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
39 .School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation
40 .Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment
41 .Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
42 .Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
43 .The drivers of non-revenue water : how effective are non-revenue water reduction programs ?
44 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
45 .The impact of credit information sharing reforms on firm financing?
46 .Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence
47 .Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries
48 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
49 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
50 .Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ?
51 .Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages
52 .Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location
53 .Demystifying Dutch disease
54 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
55 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
56 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
57 .Fiscal multipliers in recessions and expansions : does it matter whether government spending is increasing or decreasing ?
58 .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
59 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
60 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
61 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
62 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
63 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies
64 .Integrating border regions : connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia
65 .International remittances and financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa
66 .Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad
67 .Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ?
68 .Measuring the effect of internet adoption on paper consumption
69 .Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa
70 .Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs
71 .Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
72 .Predicting bank insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
73 .Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry
74 .Services, inequality, and the dutch disease
75 .Strategic information revelation and capital allocation
76 .Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds
77 .Stylized facts on productivity growth : evidence from firm-level data in Croatia
78 .The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil
79 .The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia
80 .The return of "patrimonial capitalism" : review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
81 .Trade flows and trade disputes
82 .Why firms avoid cutting wages : survey evidence from European firms
83 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
84 .Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty
85 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
86 .Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
87 .Bank capital and systemic stability
88 .Benchmarking public policy : methodological insights from measurement of school based management
89 .Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
90 .Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure
91 .Child labor and learning
92 .Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability
93 .Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps"
94 .Comparative advantage, international trade, and fertility
95 .Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run
96 .Containing volatility : windfall revenues for resource-rich low-income countries
97 .Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets
98 .Cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services : the role of policy and industrial structure
99 .Culture, politics, and development
100 .Deals and delays : firm-level evidence on corruption and policy implementation times


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