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World Bank working papers and publications

1 .The impact of investment policy in a changing global economy : a review of the literature
2 .Determinants of long-term versus short-term bank credit in EU countries
3 .Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa : early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin
4 .A Coasian model of international production chains
5 .A methodological framework for prioritizing infrastructure investment
6 .A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results
7 .Dismal science, accounting and Newton?s second law : identifying force and rigidity in public expenditure analysis
8 .Beyond qualifications : returns to cognitive and socio-emotional skills in Colombia
9 .Are public libraries improving quality of education ? when the provision of public goods is not enough
10 .Civil service recruitment in Comoros : a case of political clientelism in a decentralized state
11 .Highways to success or byways to waste : estimating the economic benefits of roads in Africa
12 .High school track choice and financial constraints : evidence from urban Mexico
13 .Changing wage structure in India in the post-reform era : 1993-2011
14 .Sources of volatility during four oil price crashes
15 .Analyzing food price trends in the context of Engel?s law and the Prebisch-Singer hypothesis
16 .Value of improved information about forest protection values, with application to rainforest valuation
17 .The Heterogeneous effect of information on student performance : evidence from a randomized control trial in Mexico
18 .Youth out of school and out of work in Latin America : a cohort approach
19 .Moral incentives : experimental evidence from repayments of an Islamic credit card
20 .Pronatal property rights over land and fertility outcomes : evidence from a natural experiment in Ethiopia
21 .Aging, social security design, and capital accumulation
22 .Multidimensional poverty in Ethiopia : changes in overlapping deprivations
23 .Oral democracy and women?s oratory competency in Indian village assemblies : a qualitative analysis
24 .The national solidarity program : assessing the effects of community-driven development in Afghanistan
25 .Infrastructure investment demands in emerging markets and developing economies
26 .The ABCs of financial education : experimental evidence on attitudes, behavior, and cognitive biases
27 .Job opportunities along the rural-urban gradation and female labor force participation in India
28 .Recasting culture to undo gender : a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India
29 .Volunteerism after the Tsunami : the effects of democratization
30 .Women, business, and the law 2016 : getting to equal
31 .On the effects of enforcement on illegal markets : evidence from a quasi-experiment in Colombia
32 .The cost of road infrastructure in low and middle income countries
33 .The little data book on financial development 2015-16
34 .Gender gap in pay in the Russian Federation : twenty years later, still a concern
35 .Are large firms born or made ? evidence from developing countries
36 .Business practices in small firms in developing countries
37 .The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya
38 .The middle-income trap turns ten
39 .The impact of Syrians refugees on the Turkish labor market
40 .Review of logistics service regulations for freight forwarding businesses: what should be addressed for a better logistics regulatory framework ?
41 .Export promotion and firm entry into and survival in export markets
42 .The pulse of public opinion : using Twitter data to analyze public perception of reform in El Salvador
43 .Nowcasting prices using Google trends : an application to Central America
44 .Public good provision in Indian rural areas : the returns to collective action by microfinance groups
45 .The impact of vocational schooling on human capital development in developing countries : evidence from China
46 .Preferences, purchasing power parity, and inequality : analytical framework, propositions, and empirical evidence
47 .Can improved biomass cookstoves contribute to REDD+ in low-income countries ? evidence from a controlled cooking test trial with randomized behavioral treatments
48 .The impact of an accountability intervention with diagnostic feedback : evidence from Mexico
49 .A decade of declining earnings inequality in the Russian Federation
50 .Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship : experimental evidence from a business plan competition
51 .Depreciations without exports ? global value chains and the exchange rate elasticity of exports
52 .Impact of property rights reform to support China?s rural-urban integration : village-level evidence from the Chengdu national experiment
53 .Impact of property rights reform to support China?s rural-urban integration : household-level evidence from the Chengdu national experiment
54 .Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia
55 .Should Latin America save more to grow faster ?
56 .Distributional impacts of energy cross-subsidization in transition economies : evidence from Belarus
57 .The impact of secondary schooling in Kenya : a regression discontinuity analysis
58 .Operational guidelines and procedures for measuring the real size of the world economy
59 .Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia
60 .Climate-informed decisions: the capital investment plan as a mechanism for lowering carbon emissions
61 .Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C.
62 .Diversification, growth, and volatility in Asia
63 .Lower bounds on inequality of opportunity and measurement error
64 .Subjective well-being across the lifespan in Europe and Central Asia
65 .Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ?
66 .Impacts on poverty of removing fuel import subsidies in Nigeria
67 .Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states
68 .Unconditional cash transfers in China : an analysis of the rural minimum living standard guarantee program
69 .Estimating poverty with panel data, comparably : an example from Jordan
70 .The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children
71 .A new cross-national measure of corruption
72 .Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia
73 .The effects of volumetric pricing policy on farmers? water management institutions and their water use: the case of water user organization in an irrigation system in Hubei, China
74 .Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows
75 .The impacts of trade facilitation measures on international trade flows
76 .Transport policies and development
77 .The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms
78 .Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia
79 .Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies
80 .Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations
81 .Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan
82 .The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality
83 .Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer
84 .Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators
85 .Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance
86 .The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience
87 .Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs
88 .Public expenditure following disasters
89 .Pyramid capitalism : political connections, regulation, and firm productivity in Egypt
90 .Capital market financing, firm growth, and firm size distribution
91 .Do poor countries really need more IT ? the role of relative prices and industrial composition
92 .Hybrid issuance regimes for corporate bonds in emerging market countries : analysis, impact and policy choices
93 .Hukou and highways : the impact of China?s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality
94 .Biogas : clean energy access with low-cost mitigation of climate change
95 .Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity
96 .Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana
97 .The economics of policy instruments to stimulate wind power in Brazil
98 .High-powered incentives and communication failure
99 .Rate of return regulation and emission permits trading under uncertainty
100 .Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition : evidence from Ethiopia


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