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


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