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Growth is the essential ingredient for sustained poverty reduction. The research program focuses on identifying the contribution of policies and institutional changes to the diversity in growth and aggregate economic performance around the world. Studies are organized around three broad themes: foundations of growth, macroeconomic stability and international finance, and governance and political economy. More »


Working Papers

Entry and Exit, Multi-Product Firms, and Allocative Distortions
Roberto N. Fattal Jaef
Working Paper 8023, April 2017

Impact of Oil Price Fluctuations on Financial Markets Since 2014
Ha Nguyen, Huong Nguyen, and Anh Pham
Working Paper 7957, January 2017

Long-Term Growth Scenarios for Bangladesh
Rishabh Sinha
Working Paper 7952, January 2017

Taxing the Good? Distortions, Misallocation, and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Xavier Cirera, Roberto N. Fattal Jaef, and Hibret B. Maemir
Working Paper 7949, January 2017

Caste System
Karla Hoff
Working Paper 7929, December 2016

Pass-through of Competitors' Exchange Rates to US Import and Producer Prices
Steven Pennings
Working Paper 7926, December 2016

Assessing the Degree of International Consumption Risk Sharing
Constantino Hevia and Luis Servén
Working Paper 7867, October 2016

Informality in the Process of Development and Growth
Norman V. Loayza
Working Paper 7858, October 2016

Can the Culture of Honor Lead to Inefficient Conventions? Experimental evidence from India
Benjamin Brooks, Karla Hoff, and Priyanka Pandey
Working Paper 7829, September 2016

How Long Is the Maturity of Corporate Borrowing? Evidence from Bond and Loan Issuances across Markets
Juan Jose Cortina-Lorente, Tatiana Didier, and Sergio L. Schmukler
Working Paper 7815, September 2016

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