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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .The Global Findex Database 2014 : measuring financial inclusion around the world
2 .Global experiences with special economic zones : focus on China and Africa
3 .Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment
4 .Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia
5 .Measuring inequality from top to bottom
6 .The little data book 2015
7 .?Missing girls? in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options
8 .Weather insurance savings accounts
9 .The little data book on financial inclusion 2015
10 .Labor productivity and employment gaps in Sub-Saharan Africa
11 .Tax evasion through trade intermediation : evidence from Chinese exporters
12 .Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents
13 .Does input tariff reduction impact firms' exports in the presence of import tariff exemption regimes ?
14 .The (non-) effect of violence on education : evidence from the "war on drugs" in Mexico
15 .Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends
16 .The curious case of Brazil's closedness to trade
17 .Estimating the size of external effects of energy subsidies in transport and agriculture
18 .Report cards : the impact of providing school and child test scores on educational markets
19 .The quest for subsidy reforms in Libya
20 .An evaluation of the 2014 subsidy reforms in Morocco and a simulation of further reforms
21 .World development report 2014 : risk and opportunity - managing risk for development
22 .Analyzing the dynamics of school dropout in upper secondary education in Latin America : a cohort approach
23 .What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ?
24 .Fossil fuel subsidies : approaches and valuation
25 .The misallocation of land and other factors of production in India
26 .Advanced-country policies and emerging-market currencies : the impact of U.S. tapering on India's Rupee
27 .As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys
28 .Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence
29 .The international bank lending channel of monetary policy rates and quantitative easing : credit supply, reach-for-yield, and real effects
30 .Using lotteries to incentivize safer sexual behavior : evidence from a randomized controlled trial on HIV prevention
31 .No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade
32 .Income shocks and conflict : evidence from Nigeria
33 .Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States
34 .Policy and performance in customs : evaluating the trade facilitation agreement
35 .Trade effects of customs reform : evidence from Albania
36 .Economic shocks and subjective well-being : evidence from a quasi-experiment
37 .Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste
38 .What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions
39 .Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing
40 .Trade reform and regional dynamics : evidence from 25 years of Brazilian matched employer-employee data
41 .Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil
42 .What really works to improve learning in developing countries ? an analysis of divergent findings in systematic reviews
43 .Maize price volatility : does market remoteness matter ?
44 ."Small miracles" -- behavioral insights to improve development policy : World Development Report 2015
45 .Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ?
46 .Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning
47 .Drinking water salinity and infant mortality in coastal Bangladesh
48 .Empowering cities : good for growth ? evidence from China
49 .Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger
50 .Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa
51 .Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria
52 .Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ?
53 .Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis
54 .R&D returns, spillovers, and firm incentives : evidence from China
55 .Sex-selective abortions, fertility, and birth spacing
56 .The changing patterns of financial integration in Latin America
57 .The distributional impact of fiscal policy in South Africa
58 .The internet as a general-purpose technology : firm-level evidence from around the world
59 .Global economic prospects, January 2015 : having fiscal space and using it
60 .Executive summary
61 .Executive summary
62 .Perspectivas Econ�micas Mundiales, Enero de 2015 : tener espacio fiscal y utilizarlo - resumen ejecutivo
63 .Perspectives �conomiques mondiales, Janvier 2015 : disposer d'une marge de manoeuvre budg�taire et l'utiliser - r�sum� analytique
64 .Statistical Annex
65 .Born with a silver spoon : inequality in educational achievement across the world
66 .Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement
67 .Can the knowledge capital model explain foreign investment in services ? the case of Singapore
68 .Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel
69 .Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize
70 .Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment
71 .Correlates of success in World Bank development policy lending
72 .Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles
73 .Entrepreneurship and the allocation of government spending under imperfect markets
74 .Estimating parameters and structural change in CGE models using a Bayesian cross-entropy estimation approach
75 .European economic and monetary union sovereign debt markets
76 .Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments
77 .From tragedy to renaissance : improving agricultural data for better policies
78 .Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries
79 .Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala
80 .Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects
81 .Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti
82 .Intentions to return : evidence from Romanian migrants
83 .Living on the edge : vulnerability to poverty and public transfers in Mexico
84 .Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic
85 .Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic
86 .Long-run effects of democracy on income inequality : evidence from repeated cross-sections
87 .Managing risk with insurance and savings : experimental evidence for male and female farm managers in the Sahel
88 .Measuring the determinants of backward linkages from FDI in developing economies : is it a matter of size ?
89 .Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility
90 .More than copper: toward the diversification and stabilization of Zambian exports
91 .OECS ports : an efficiency and performance assessment
92 .Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania
93 .Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia
94 .SME exchanges in emerging market economies : a stocktaking of development practices
95 .Same question but different answer : experimental evidence on questionnaire design's impact on poverty measured by proxies
96 .Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi
97 .Survival is for the fittest: export survival patterns in Georgia
98 .Sustainability of solar electricity : the role of endogenous resource substitution and market mediated responses
99 .Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile
100 .The global trade slowdown: cyclical or structural ?


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