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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .A "Delphi exercise" as a tool in Amazon rainforest valuation
2 .Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos
3 .Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh
4 .Economic effects of the Syrian war and the spread of the Islamic state on the Levant
5 .Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost
6 .How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ?
7 .Incomplete integration and contagion of debt distress in economic unions
8 .Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development
9 .Measuring risk preferences in rural Ethiopia : risk tolerance and exogenous income proxies
10 .Motivations, monitoring technologies, and pay for performance
11 .Party age and party color : new results on the political economy of redistribution and inequality
12 .Roads, labor markets, and human capital : evidence from rural Indonesia
13 .Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development
14 .Transparent government and business regulation : "open for business?"
15 .Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture
16 .What is the social value of second-generation biofuels ?
17 .Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s
18 .World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior
19 .Purchasing power parities and real expenditures of World economics : a comprehensive report of the 2011 International Comparison Program
20 .Agricultural factor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa : an updated view with formal tests for market failure
21 .Agricultural intensification : the status in six African countries
22 .Assessing public debt sustainability in Mauritania with a stochastic framework
23 .Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ?
24 .Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework
25 .Developing social-emotional skills for the labor market : the PRACTICE model
26 .Does culture matter for development ?
27 .Does land fragmentation increase the cost of cultivation ? evidence from India
28 .Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda
29 .Dropout in upper secondary education in Mexico : patterns, consequences and possible causes
30 .Durable goods and poverty measurement
31 .Estimates of ad valorem equivalents of barriers against foreign suppliers of services in eleven services sectors and 103 countries
32 .Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters
33 .Housing consumption and urbanization
34 .Importing high food prices by exporting : rice prices in Lao PDR
35 .Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence
36 .Informing migration policies : a data primer
37 .Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India
38 .Long-run growth in Ghana : determinants and prospects
39 .Milking the data : measuring income from milk production in extensive livestock systems -- experimental evidence from Niger
40 .Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect ?
41 .Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries
42 .Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population
43 .Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ?
44 .Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data
45 .Public sectors in the pacific islands : are they 'too big' and do they 'crowd out' the private sector ?
46 .Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings
47 .Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention
48 .Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia
49 .Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility
50 .Strengthening public financial management : exploring drivers and effects
51 .Structural reforms and labor market outcomes : international panel data evidence
52 .Success in difficult environments : a portfolio analysis of fragile and conflict-affected states
53 .The creative wealth of nations : how the performing arts can advance development and human progress
54 .The economic effects of a borrower bailout : evidence from an emerging market
55 .The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil
56 .The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger
57 .The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment
58 .The post-crisis growth slowdown in emerging economies and the role of structural reforms
59 .Trade and civil conflict : revisiting the cross-country evidence
60 .Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth : is there a middle income trap ?
61 .Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ?
62 .Urbanization and housing investment
63 .Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China
64 .Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia
65 .What doesn't kill you makes you poorer : adult wages and the early-life disease environment in India
66 .What makes a currency procyclical ? an empirical investigation
67 .Power for all : electricity access challenge in India
68 .Global Monitoring Report 2014-2015 : Ending poverty and sharing prosperity
69 .CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages
70 .A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals
71 .Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh
72 .A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods
73 .Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey
74 .Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh
75 .Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project
76 .Credit conditions and foreign direct investment during the global financial crisis
77 .Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries
78 .Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data
79 .Drivers of entrepreneurship and post-entry performance of newborn firms in developing countries
80 .Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration
81 .Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming
82 .Foreign bank subsidiaries' default risk during the global crisis : what factors help insulate affiliates from their parents ?
83 .From tapering to tightening : the impact of the fed's exit on India
84 .Green subsidies and the WTO
85 .Interest rate caps around the world: still popular, but a blunt instrument
86 .Job creation in fragile and conflict-affected situations
87 .Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption
88 .Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence
89 .Pathways toward zero-carbon electricity required for climate stabilization
90 .Performance of renewable energy auctions : experience in Brazil, China and India
91 .Radio frequency (un)identification : results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka
92 .Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India
93 .The critical mass approach to achieve a deal on green goods and services : what is on the table? how much to expect ?
94 .The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment
95 .The second wave of independence : shopping for solutions
96 .Trafficking and fragility in West Africa
97 .Urban infrastructure investment and rent-capture potentials
98 .Water quality, brawn, and education: the rural drinking water program in China
99 .Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries ? evidence from Tunisia
100 .A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012)


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