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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 .CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages
2 .A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals
3 .Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh
4 .A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods
5 .Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey
6 .Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh
7 .Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project
8 .Credit conditions and foreign direct investment during the global financial crisis
9 .Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries
10 .Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data
11 .Drivers of entrepreneurship and post-entry performance of newborn firms in developing countries
12 .Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration
13 .Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming
14 .Foreign bank subsidiaries' default risk during the global crisis : what factors help insulate affiliates from their parents ?
15 .From tapering to tightening : the impact of the fed's exit on India
16 .Green subsidies and the WTO
17 .Interest rate caps around the world: still popular, but a blunt instrument
18 .Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption
19 .Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence
20 .Pathways toward zero-carbon electricity required for climate stabilization
21 .Performance of renewable energy auctions : experience in Brazil, China and India
22 .Radio frequency (un)identification : results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka
23 .Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India
24 .The critical mass approach to achieve a deal on green goods and services : what is on the table? how much to expect ?
25 .The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment
26 .The second wave of independence : shopping for solutions
27 .Urban infrastructure investment and rent-capture potentials
28 .Water quality, brawn, and education: the rural drinking water program in China
29 .Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries ? evidence from Tunisia
30 .A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012)
31 .Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability
32 .Benchmarking the financial performance, growth, and outreach of greenfield microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
33 .Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world
34 .Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence
35 .Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts
36 .Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India
37 .Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia
38 .Estimating the long-run impact of microcredit programs on household income and net worth
39 .Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco
40 .GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project
41 .Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions
42 .How do countries measure, manage, and monitor fiscal risks generated by public-private partnerships? Chile, Peru, South Africa, Turkey
43 .Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children
44 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services
45 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing
46 .Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview
47 .Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold
48 .Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ?
49 .Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct investment
50 .Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt
51 .Measuring the impact of a change in the price of Cashew received by exporters on farmgate prices and poverty in Guinea-Bissau
52 .Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive
53 .Reducing trade costs in east Africa : deep regional integration and multilateral action
54 .SME finance in Africa
55 .Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan
56 .Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels
57 .The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps
58 .The impact of exogenous shocks on households in the Pacific : a micro-simulation analysis
59 .The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone
60 .The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story
61 .Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
62 .Voting with their feet ? access to infrastructure and migration in Nepal
63 .Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment
64 .Aid is good for the poor
65 .Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China
66 .Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ?
67 .Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ?
68 .Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education
69 .Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030
70 .Export performance and geography in Croatia
71 .Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa
72 .Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis
73 .Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring
74 .Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism
75 .Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
76 .School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation
77 .Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment
78 .Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
79 .Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
80 .The drivers of non-revenue water : how effective are non-revenue water reduction programs ?
81 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
82 .The impact of credit information sharing reforms on firm financing?
83 .Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence
84 .Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries
85 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
86 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
87 .Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ?
88 .Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages
89 .Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location
90 .Demystifying Dutch disease
91 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
92 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
93 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
94 .Fiscal multipliers in recessions and expansions : does it matter whether government spending is increasing or decreasing ?
95 .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
96 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
97 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
98 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
99 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
100 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies


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