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


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