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1 .Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data
2 .Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project
3 .Leveraging the potential of the services sector to support accelerated growth in Senegal
4 .Implications of minimum wage increases on labor market dynamics lessons for emerging economies
5 .Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization
6 .Re-evaluating microfinance : evidence from propensity score matching
7 .Heterogeneous technology diffusion and Ricardian trade patterns
8 .The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades
9 .Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala
10 .Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India
11 .Entry and exit, multi-product firms, and allocative distortions
12 .Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies
13 .Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited
14 .Relief from usury : impact of a community-based microcredit program in rural India
15 .Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world?
16 .Ageing poorly? : accounting for the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012
17 .Gender-neutral inheritance laws, family structure, and women's status in India
18 .The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks
19 .An employment guarantee as risk insurance ? assessing the effects of the NREGS on agricultural production decisions
20 .Can parental migration reduce petty corruption in education ?
21 .Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events
22 .Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict
23 .How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence
24 .Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries
25 .All these worlds are yours, except India : the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal
26 .Challenges in assessing the costs of household cooking energy in lower-income countries
27 .Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ?
28 .Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector
29 .Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic
30 .The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India
31 .Is there enough redistribution ?
32 .Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows
33 .Are poor individuals mainly found in poor households ? evidence using nutrition data for Africa
34 .Measuring skills in developing countries
35 .Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design
36 .Financial information in Colombia
37 .Municipal asset management in China's small cities and towns
38 .Who should be at the top of bottom-up development ? a case study of the national rural livelihoods mission in Rajasthan, India
39 .Deliberative democracy in India
40 .For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities
41 .Growing markets through business training for female entrepreneurs : a market-level randomized experiment in Kenya
42 .Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities
43 .Regional dimensions of recent weakness in investment : drivers, investment needs and policy responses
44 .Weakness in investment growth : causes, implications and policy responses
45 .Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study
46 .Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile
47 .Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households
48 .Seasonality of rural finance
49 .Stocktaking of global forced displacement data
50 .Agent banking in a highly under-developed financial sector : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo
51 .Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region
52 .The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine
53 .Horizontal depth : a new database on the content of preferential trade agreements
54 .Strategic investment funds : opportunities and challenges
55 .Agriculture in Africa -- telling myths from facts : a synthesis
56 .Public mosquito abatement : a cluster randomized experiment
57 .Does vertical specialization increase productivity ?
58 .A firm of one's own : experimental evidence on credit constraints and occupational choice
59 .How is the internet changing labor market arrangements ? evidence from telecommunications reforms in Europe
60 .Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti
61 .Assessing the accuracy of electricity demand forecasts in developing countries
62 .Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country
63 .Are capital flows fickle? Increasingly ? and does the answer still depend on type?
64 .Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking
65 .Recovery from conflict : lessons of success
66 .Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala
67 .Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia
68 .Foreign banks and trade: bridging the information gap ?
69 .Toward labor market policy 2.0 : the potential for using online job-portal big data to inform labor market policies in India
70 .Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal
71 .Services in the trans-pacific partnership : what would be lost?
72 .The impact of mass bed net distribution programs on politics : evidence from Tanzania
73 .The global role of the U.S. economy: linkages, policies and spillovers
74 .Evaluation of an adolescent development program for girls in Tanzania
75 .The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa
76 .Personality traits, technology adoption, and technical efficiency : evidence from smallholder rice farms in Ghana
77 .The changing structure of Africa's economies
78 .Impact of oil price fluctuations on financial markets since 2014
79 .What do teachers know and do ? does it matter ? evidence from primary schools in Africa
80 .Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing
81 .Can solar lanterns improve youth academic performance ? experimental evidence from Bangladesh
82 .Firms' export decisions : demand trumps financial shocks
83 .Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh
84 .Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity
85 .Death scares : how potential work-migrants infer mortality rates from migrant deaths
86 .Get rich or die tryin' : perceived earnings, perceived mortality rate and the value of a statistical life of potential work-migrants from Nepal
87 .Breaking into tradables : urban form and urban function in a developing city
88 .Taxing the good ? distortions, misallocation, and productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
89 .How is the slowdown affecting households in Latin America and the Caribbean ?
90 .Deep integration and UK-EU trade relations
91 .Pedagogy versus school readiness : the impact of a randomized reading instruction intervention and community-based playgroup intervention on early grade reading outcomes in Tonga
92 .Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems
93 .Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia
94 .Reforming village-level governance via horizontal pressure : evidence from an experiment in Zimbabwe
95 .Conditionality as targeting? : participation and distributional effects of conditional cash transfers
96 .The little data book on information and communication technology 2017
97 .The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile
98 .On the structural transformation of rural Africa
99 .Global economic prospects : weak investment in uncertain times
100 .Foreign banks and international transmission of monetary policy : evidence from the syndicated loan market


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