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1 .The morphology of African cities
2 .Optimal allocation of natural resource surpluses in a dynamic macroeconomic framework : a DSGE analysis with evidence from Uganda
3 .Sources of productivity growth in Uganda : the role of interindustry and intra-industry misallocation in the 2000s
4 .Financial constraints and girls' secondary education: evidence from school fee elimination in the Gambia
5 .CPI bias and its implications for poverty reduction in Africa
6 .Mining and economic development : did China's WTO accession affect African local economic development ?
7 .Impact of public-private partnerships on private school performance : evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Uganda
8 .Matchmaking in Nairobi : the role of land use
9 .Sovereign wealth funds and long-term investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
10 .Housing finance and inclusive growth in Africa : benchmarking, determinants, and effects
11 .When the money runs out : do cash transfers have sustained effects on human capital accumulation ?
12 .Can enhancing the benefits of formalization induce informal firms to become formal ? experimental evidence from Benin
13 .The role of exchange rate and non-exchange rate related factors in polish firms' export performance
14 .Food prices and poverty
15 .Pro-growth equity : a policy framework for the twin goals
16 .How liberal is Nepal's liberal grade promotion policy ?
17 .Secondary towns and poverty reduction : refocusing the urbanization agenda
18 .Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria
19 .Demographic change and development : looking at challenges and opportunities through a new typology
20 .Grow, invest, insure : a game plan to end extreme poverty by 2030
21 .Shedding light : understanding energy efficiency and electricity reliability
22 .Does mobile money use increase firms' investment ? evidence from enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
23 .Model and methods for estimating the number of people living in extreme poverty because of the direct impacts of natural disasters
24 .Benefits of electrification and the role of reliability : evidence from India
25 .Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries
26 .Are losses from natural disasters more than just asset losses ? the role of capital aggregation, sector interactions, and investment behaviors
27 .Enforcement capacity and the impact of labor regulation : evidence from the Russian Federation
28 .Deregulation and firm investment : evidence from the dismantling of the license system in India
29 .Does input-trade liberalization affect firms' foreign technology choice ?
30 .Cash transfers and health : evidence from Tanzania
31 .Children left behind in China : the role of school fees
32 .Transit migration : all roads lead to America
33 .Are there skills payoffs in low- and middle-income countries ? empirical evidence using STEP data
34 .Do cognitive and noncognitive skills explain the gender wage gap in middle-income countries ? an analysis using STEP data
35 .Growth recovery in southern Europe : a dozen lessons, old and new
36 .New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty
37 .Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program
38 .Does the elimination of export requirements in special economic zones affect export performance? evidence from the Dominican Republic
39 .Social capital, finance, and consumption: evidence from a representative sample of Chinese households
40 .Does debt relief improve child health ? evidence from cross-country micro data
41 .The cultural trade index : an introduction
42 .The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015
43 .Sharing oil rents and political violence
44 .ICT use, innovation, and productivity : evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
45 .Assessing the degree of international consumption risk sharing
46 .How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ?
47 .Preferential liberalization, antidumping, and safeguards : stumbling block evidence from MERCOSUR
48 .Conflict and Poverty in Afghanistan's Transition
49 .Does governing law affect bond spreads ?
50 .The world is not yet flat : transport costs matter !
51 .Firm financing in Chile after the 2014-15 tax reform: debt or equity ? debt or equity?
52 .The risk of polygamy and wives' saving behavior
53 .A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda
54 .Informality in the process of development and growth
55 .Capital adjustment and the optimal fuel choice
56 .The impact of the Arab Spring on the Tunisian economy
57 .Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ?
58 .Unequal opportunity, unequal growth
59 .The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability
60 .Global talent flows
61 .Strategic investment funds : opportunities and challenges
62 .Casting the tax net wider : experimental evidence from Costa Rica
63 .Retooling poverty targeting using out-of-sample validation and machine learning
64 .The long-term impact of international migration on economic decision-making : evidence from a migration lottery and lab-in-the-field experiments
65 .Economic integration across Latin America : evidence from labor markets, 1990-2013
66 .The more stringent, the better ? rationing car use in Bogota with moderate and drastic restrictions
67 .New estimates of extreme poverty for children
68 .Who are the poor in the developing world ?
69 .Intergenerational education mobility in Africa : has progress been inclusive ?
70 .Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach
71 .Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ?
72 .Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries
73 .Poor households' productive investments of cash transfers : quasi-experimental evidence from Niger
74 .When the cat's away : the effects of spousal migration on investments on children
75 .Managing (fiscally) resource price volatility : exploring policy options for the Democratic Republic of Congo
76 .Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14
77 .Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector
78 .Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it
79 .Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia
80 .Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia
81 .Nonrenewable resources, income inequality and per capita GDP : an empirical analysis
82 .Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective
83 .Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India
84 .Faraway or nearby ? domestic and international spillovers in patenting and product innovation
85 .Russian Federation : how services contribute to competitiveness
86 .Minimizing ecological damage from road improvement in tropical forests
87 .Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education ? evidence from Jordan
88 .Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal
89 .From commodity discovery to production
90 .Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador
91 .Export competitiveness and FDI performance across the regions of the Russian Federation
92 .Are labor supply decisions consistent with neoclassical preferences ? evidence from Indian boat owners
93 .The globe and the circle : geometry and economic geography as tribute to Thales and Nash
94 .Preferential resource spending under an employment guarantee : the political economy of MGNREGS in Andhra Pradesh
95 .Combining preschool teacher training with parenting education : a cluster-randomized controlled trial
96 .The state of economics, the state of the world
97 .How long is the maturity of corporate borrowing ? evidence from bond and loan issuances across markets
98 .Will market competition trump gender discrimination in India ?
99 .On the ground or in the air ? a methodological experiment on crop residue cover measurement in Ethiopia
100 .Varietal identification in household surveys : results from an experiment using DNA fingerprinting of sweet potato leaves in southern Ethiopia

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