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

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