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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 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
2 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
3 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
4 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
5 .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
6 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
7 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
8 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
9 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies
10 .Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad
11 .Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ?
12 .Measuring the effect of internet adoption on paper consumption
13 .Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
14 .Predicting bank insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
15 .Services, inequality, and the dutch disease
16 .The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil
17 .The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia
18 .The return of "patrimonial capitalism" : review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
19 .Trade flows and trade disputes
20 .Why firms avoid cutting wages : survey evidence from European firms
21 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
22 .Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty
23 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
24 .Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
25 .Bank capital and systemic stability
26 .Benchmarking public policy : methodological insights from measurement of school based management
27 .Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
28 .Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure
29 .Child labor and learning
30 .Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability
31 .Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps"
32 .Comparative advantage, international trade, and fertility
33 .Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run
34 .Containing volatility : windfall revenues for resource-rich low-income countries
35 .Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets
36 .Cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services : the role of policy and industrial structure
37 .Culture, politics, and development
38 .Deals and delays : firm-level evidence on corruption and policy implementation times
39 .Deposit insurance database
40 .Do government private subsidies crowd out entrepreneurship ?
41 .Does institutional finance matter for agriculture ? evidence using panel data from Uganda
42 .Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery ? cautionary evidence from a Malaria-prevention evaluation in India
43 .Economic development and female labor participation in the Middle East and North Africa : a test of the u-shape hypothesis
44 .Economic inequality in the Arab region
45 .Economics of transiting to renewable energy in Morocco : a general equilibrium analysis
46 .Encouraging health insurance for the informal sector : a cluster randomized trial
47 .Export destinations and input prices
48 .Financial (dis-)information : evidence from an audit study in Mexico
49 .Fiscal adjustment and income inequality : sub-national evidence from Brazil
50 .Household cooking fuel choice and adoption of improved cookstoves in developing countries : a review
51 .How business community institutions can help fight corruption
52 .How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries ? from aid to insurance
53 .Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner
54 .Immigrant versus natives ? displacement and job creation
55 .Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war
56 .Inequality of opportunity and economic growth : a cross-country analysis
57 .Institutional arrangements for the promotion of regional integration of electricity markets : international experience
58 .Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile
59 .Institutions and firms' return to innovation : evidence from the world bank enterprise survey
60 .Insurance and inclusive growth
61 .Is green growth good for the poor ?
62 .Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan
63 .New coincident and leading indicators for the Lebanese economy
64 .Open skies over the Middle East
65 .Parallel systems and human resource management in India's public health services : a view from the front lines
66 .Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic
67 .Private non-state sector engagement in the provision of educational services at the primary and secondary levels in South Asia : an analytical review of its role in school enrollment and student achievement
68 .Radio's impact on preferences for patronage benefits
69 .Regional diversity and inclusive growth in Indian cities
70 .Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models
71 .The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India
72 .The domestic segment of global supply chains in China under state capitalism
73 .The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa
74 .The environmental implications of Russia's accession to the world trade organization
75 .The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening
76 .The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania
77 .The trade-reducing effects of restrictions on liner shipping
78 .Trade and cities
79 .Welfare dynamics measurement : two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application
80 .What do we know about preferential trade agreements and temporary trade barriers ?
81 .Who will feed China in the 21st century ? income growth and food demand and supply in China
82 .Why has energy efficiency not scaled-up in the industrial and commercial sectors in Ukraine ? an empirical analysis
83 .World Bank lending and the quality of economic policy
84 .The little data book 2014
85 .World development indicators 2014
86 .A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations
87 .Accelerating poverty reduction in a less poor world : the roles of growth and inequality
88 .Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ?
89 .Are cities the new growth escalator ?
90 .Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital
91 .CATA meets IMPOV: a unified approach to measuring financial protection in health
92 .Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence
93 .Converting land into affordable housing floor space
94 .Directing remittances to education with soft and hard commitments : evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment and new product take-up among Filipino migrants in Rome
95 .Does access to information empower the poor ? evidence from the Dominican Republic
96 .Economic resilience: definition and measurement
97 .Ecosystems -- burden or bounty ?
98 .Effects of interventions to raise voluntary enrollment in a social health insurance scheme : a cluster randomized trial
99 .Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy
100 .Entrepreneurship, public policy, and cities


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