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1 .Political economy of reform
2 .Introducing a performance-based school grant in Jakarta : what do we know about its impact after two years ?
3 .Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies, summary
4 .Corporate debt maturity in developing countries : sources of long- and short-termism
5 .Labor policy and digital technology use : indicative evidence from cross-country correlations
6 .Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections
7 .Revisiting the national innovation system in developing countries
8 .Product and factor market distortions : the case of the manufacturing sector in Morocco
9 .The socioeconomics of fish consumption and child health in Bangladesh
10 .Fiscal incidence in Belarus : a commitment to equity analysis
11 .Technological change and the labor market in Argentina and Uruguay : a task content analysis
12 .Economic growth in guinea and how to accelerate it
13 .Demand and supply curves in political markets : understanding the problem of public goods and why governments fail them
14 .Municipal pooled financing of infrastructure in the United States : experience and lessons
15 .Firm-level decomposition of energy consumption in Turkish manufacturing industry
16 .Information disclosure and demand elasticity of financial products : evidence from a multi-country study
17 .Oil discovery and macroeconomic management : the recent Ghanaian experience
18 .An evaluation of border management reforms in a technical agency
19 .Measuring the effectiveness of service delivery : delivery of government provided goods and services in India
20 .Trade creation and trade diversion in deep agreements
21 .Making it easier to apply for a bank account: a study of the Indian market
22 .How does port efficiency affect maritime transport costs and trade ? evidence from Indian and western Pacific Ocean countries
23 .The distributional impact of taxes and social spending in Croatia
24 .Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data
25 .Output- and performance-based road contracts and agricultural production : evidence from Zambia
26 .Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector
27 .Regulatory constraints to agricultural productivity
28 .Which emerging markets and developing economies face corporate balance sheet vulnerabilities ? : a novel monitoring framework
29 .Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services
30 .Export quality in advanced and developing economies : evidence from a new data set
31 .Short-term impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom's export of goods
32 .Financial globalization : a glass half empty ?
33 .Why secondary towns can be important for poverty reduction -- a migrant's perspective
34 .Could the debate be over ? errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for the inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda
35 .Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context
36 .Preferential trade agreements and global value chains : theory, evidence, and open questions
37 .Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi
38 .Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia
39 .The impact of digital technologies on routine tasks : do labor policies matter?
40 .Moving out and up : panel data evidence on migration and poverty in Uganda
41 .A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets
42 .When is the government transfer multiplier large ?
43 .Investigating the transmission channels behind Dutch disease effects: lessons from Mongolia using a CGE model
44 .Child schooling and child work in the presence of a partial education subsidy
45 .Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment
46 .Labor market discrimination and sorting : evidence from South Africa
47 .The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia
48 .Politics, public works and poverty : evidence from the Bangladesh employment generation programme for the poorest
49 .Delivering education to the underserved through a public-private partnership program in Pakistan
50 .Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia
51 .Longevity and lifetime education : global evidence from 919 surveys
52 .Modal choice between rail and road transportation : evidence from Tanzania
53 .Rail transport and firm productivity : evidence from Tanzania
54 .Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ?
55 .Welfare-consistent global poverty measures
56 .Revisiting the effect of food aid on conflict : a methodological caution
57 .The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services : evidence from Ethiopia
58 .The nature of trade and growth linkages
59 .Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique
60 .Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires
61 .Assessing forecast uncertainty: an information Bayesian approach
62 .The poverty implications of alternative tax reforms: results from a numerical application to Pakistan
63 .Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania
64 .Looking into the performance-based financing black box: evidence from an impact evaluation in the health sector in Cameroon
65 .Does financial education impact financial literacy and financial behavior, and if so, when ?
66 .Online exports and the wage gap
67 .Understanding the interactions between emissions trading systems and renewable energy standards using a multi-regional CGE model of China
68 .Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options
69 .A cross-country database of fiscal space
70 .Through the looking glass: can classroom observation and coaching improve teacher performance in Brazil ?
71 .Can business input improve the effectiveness of worker training? evidence from Brazil's Pronatec-MDIC
72 .Surveys, big data, and experiments : how can we best learn about LGBTI development outcomes ?
73 .Natural resources, institutions, and economic growth : the case of Nigeria
74 .Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt
75 .A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa
76 .Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa
77 .Regulating water and sanitation network services accounting for institutional and informational constraints
78 .Measuring women's agency
79 .Measuring time use in development settings
80 .Measuring ownership, control, and use of assets
81 .Productivity in the non-oil sector in Nigeria : firm-level evidence
82 .Arm's-length trade : a source of post-crisis trade weakness
83 .Pension funds and the impact of switching regulation on long-term investment
84 .Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras
85 .Can job training decrease women?s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria
86 .Evidence for a presource curse ? oil discoveries, elevated expectations, and growth disappointments
87 .Distributional impact analysis: toolkit and illustrations of impacts beyond the average treatment effect
88 .Mission impossible? exploring the promise of multiple imputation for predicting missing GPS-based land area measures in household surveys
89 .Taxation without representation ? experimental evidence from Ghana and Uganda on citizen action toward taxes, oil, and aid
90 .Pension funds, capital markets, and the power of diversification
91 .Land productivity and plot size : is measurement error driving the inverse relationship ?
92 .Global inequality in a more educated world
93 .Assessing the global economic and poverty effects of antimicrobial resistance
94 .Trains, trade and transaction costs : how does domestic trade by rail affect market prices of Malawi agricultural commodities ?
95 .Whose power gets cut ? using high-frequency satellite images to measure power supply irregularity
96 .The impact of electricity shortages on firm productivity : evidence from Pakistan
97 .The nexus of energy supply and human health
98 .Exchange rate and inflation dynamics in Zambia
99 .Farm size and productivity : a "direct-inverse-direct" relationship
100 .Services trade and global value chains


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