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World Bank Research Dataset

Deposit Insurance around the World: A Comprehensive Database
Policies and Institutions that Promote Saving: module 1 (National saving)

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods
2 .A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012)
3 .Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability
4 .Benchmarking the financial performance, growth, and outreach of greenfield microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
5 .Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world
6 .Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence
7 .Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts
8 .Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India
9 .Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia
10 .Estimating the long-run impact of microcredit programs on household income and net worth
11 .Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco
12 .GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project
13 .Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions
14 .How do countries measure, manage, and monitor fiscal risks generated by public-private partnerships? Chile, Peru, South Africa, Turkey
15 .Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children
16 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services
17 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing
18 .Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview
19 .Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold
20 .Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ?
21 .Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct<BR>investment
22 .Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt
23 .Measuring the impact of a change in the price of Cashew received by exporters on farmgate prices and poverty in Guinea-Bissau
24 .Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive
25 .Reducing trade costs in east Africa : deep regional integration and multilateral action
26 .SME finance in Africa
27 .Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan
28 .Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels
29 .The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps
30 .The impact of exogenous shocks on households in the Pacific : a micro-simulation analysis
31 .The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone
32 .The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story
33 .Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
34 .Voting with their feet ? access to infrastructure and migration in Nepal
35 .Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment
36 .Aid is good for the poor
37 .Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China
38 .Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ?
39 .Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ?
40 .Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education
41 .Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030
42 .Export performance and geography in Croatia
43 .Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa
44 .Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis
45 .Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring
46 .Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism
47 .Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
48 .School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation
49 .Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment
50 .Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
51 .Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
52 .The drivers of non-revenue water : how effective are non-revenue water reduction programs ?
53 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
54 .The impact of credit information sharing reforms on firm financing?
55 .Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence
56 .Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries
57 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
58 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
59 .Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ?
60 .Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages
61 .Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location
62 .Demystifying Dutch disease
63 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
64 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
65 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
66 .Fiscal multipliers in recessions and expansions : does it matter whether government spending is increasing or decreasing ?
67 .How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter
68 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
69 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
70 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
71 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
72 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies
73 .Integrating border regions : connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia
74 .International remittances and financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa
75 .Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad
76 .Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ?
77 .Measuring the effect of internet adoption on paper consumption
78 .Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa
79 .Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs
80 .Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
81 .Predicting bank insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
82 .Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry
83 .Services, inequality, and the dutch disease
84 .Strategic information revelation and capital allocation
85 .Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds
86 .Stylized facts on productivity growth : evidence from firm-level data in Croatia
87 .The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil
88 .The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia
89 .The return of "patrimonial capitalism" : review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
90 .Trade flows and trade disputes
91 .Why firms avoid cutting wages : survey evidence from European firms
92 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
93 .Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty
94 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
95 .Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
96 .Bank capital and systemic stability
97 .Benchmarking public policy : methodological insights from measurement of school based management
98 .Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
99 .Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure
100 .Child labor and learning


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