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1 .Structural reforms and firms' productivity : evidence from developing countries
2 .Female migration in Lesotho : determinants and opportunities
3 .Marital shocks and women's welfare in Africa
4 .Impact of phone reminders on survey response rates : evidence from a web-based survey in an international organization
5 .Simulating pension income scenarios with penCalc : an illustration for India's national pension system
6 .What explains the gender gap reversal in education ? the role of the tail hypothesis
7 .Transport corridors and their wider economic benefits : a critical review of the literature
8 .Insecurity and industrial organization : evidence from Afghanistan
9 .Cross-border spillover effects of the g20 financial regulatory reforms : results from a pilot survey
10 .Global economic prospects : broad-based upturn, but for how long?
11 .Can we measure the power of the grabbing hand? : a comparative analysis of different indicators of corruption
12 .ICT adoption and wage inequality : evidence from Mexican firms
13 .Bank ownership : trends and implications
14 .Using gross trade data to map archetypal GVCs
15 .Can mothers afford to work in Poland : labor supply incentives of social benefits and childcare costs
16 .Micro-level analysis of Mexican retail markets and their response to changes in market structure and competition policies
17 .An evaluative look behind the curtain : World Bank Group staff's early experience with the shared prosperity goal
18 .How effective are early grade reading interventions ? a review of the evidence
19 .Selection, firm turnover, and productivity growth : do emerging cities speed up the process?
20 .Wage inequality in Latin America : understanding the past to prepare for the future
21 .Preschool and child development under extreme poverty : evidence from a randomized experiment in rural Mozambique
22 .How (not) to fix problems that matter : assessing and responding to Malawi's history of institutional reform
23 .State ownership of financial institutions in Europe and Central Asia
24 .Cost recovery and financial viability of the power sector in developing countries : a literature review
25 .Are international banks different? evidence on bank performance and strategy
26 .Public infrastructure and structural transformation
27 .Poverty from space : using high-resolution satellite imagery for estimating economic well-being
28 .Increasing the sustainability of rural water service: findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Nicaragua
29 .Business environment and firm performance in European lagging regions
30 .Quasi-fiscal deficits in the electricity sector of the Middle East and North Africa : sources and size
31 .The profits of wisdom : the impacts of a business support program in Tanzania
32 .Mobile infrastructure and rural business enterprises : evidence from sim registration mandate in Niger
33 .The global costs of protectionism
34 .Are psychometric tools a viable screening method for small and medium-size enterprise lending ? evidence from Peru
35 .The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic
36 .How do multinationals report their economic, social, and environmental impacts? evidence from global reporting initiative data
37 .Building macro SAMs from cross-country databases : method and matrices for 133 countries
38 .A GEM for streamlined dynamic CGE analysis : structure, interface, data, and macro application
39 .Man vs. machine in predicting successful entrepreneurs : evidence from a business plan competition in Nigeria
40 .Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization
41 .Appraisal econometrics for proposed transport corridors : optimal placement, intervention design, and wider economic benefits
42 .Capital and labor : the factor income composition of top incomes in the United States, 1962-2006
43 .The whys of social exclusion : insights from behavioral economics
44 .The value of reference letters
45 .Building a competitive city through innovation and global knowledge : the case of Sino-Singapore Suzhou industrial park
46 .Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo
47 .Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments
48 .Double for nothing ? experimental evidence on an unconditional teacher salary increase in Indonesia
49 .Association of World Bank policy lending with social development policies and institutions
50 .The internet and Chinese exports in the pre-Alibaba era
51 .Teaching with the test : experimental evidence on diagnostic feedback and capacity building for public schools in Argentina
52 .Macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections : a survey
53 .Asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes : a survey
54 .A regime-based effect of fiscal policy : evidence from an emerging economy
55 .Economic growth, convergence, and world food demand and supply
56 .Insuring well-being ? buyer's remorse and peace of mind effects from insurance
57 .The little data book 2016
58 .The impacts of safety nets in Africa : what are we learning ?
59 .The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ?
60 .Moving teachers to Malawi's remote communities : a data-driven approach to teacher deployment
61 .Microfinance and economic development
62 .Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh
63 .Gender and property rights in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions
64 .Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR
65 .Polarization, foreign military intervention, and civil conflict
66 .Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent
67 .The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia
68 .Gender and youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions
69 .Internal borders and migration in India
70 .FDI spillovers and high-growth firms in developing countries
71 .Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs?
72 .SME finance
73 .Korea's growth experience and long-term growth model
74 .Gender and enterprise development in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions
75 .Learning the impact of financial education when take-up is low
76 .Financial development, growth, and crisis: is there a trade-off ?
77 .Small firm death in developing countries
78 .Global financial development report 2017-2018 : bankers without borders
79 .Charting the diffusion of power sector reforms across the developing world
80 .Public procurement regulation and road quality
81 .Labor adjustment costs across sectors and regions
82 .The impact of large-scale migration on poverty, expenditures, and labor market outcomes in Nepal
83 .How much oil is the Islamic state group producing ? evidence from remote sensing
84 .Marital trajectories and women's well-being in Senegal
85 .What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply ? evidence from Mexico's pension program for the elderly
86 .Productivity and health : alternative productivity estimates using physical activity
87 .Regressive or progressive ? the effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine
88 .Roads and the geography of economic activities in Mexico
89 .Prospects of estimating poverty with phone surveys : experimental results from Serbia
90 .Political economy of reform
91 .Introducing a performance-based school grant in Jakarta : what do we know about its impact after two years ?
92 .Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies
93 .Corporate debt maturity in developing countries : sources of long- and short-termism
94 .Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations
95 .Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections
96 .Revisiting the national innovation system in developing countries
97 .Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco
98 .The socioeconomics of fish consumption and child health in Bangladesh
99 .Fiscal incidence in Belarus : a commitment to equity analysis
100 .Technological change and the labor market in Argentina and Uruguay : a task content analysis


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