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


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