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1 .CGE analysis of the impact of foreign direct investment and tariff reform on female and male wages
2 .A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals
3 .Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh
4 .A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods
5 .Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey
6 .Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh
7 .Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project
8 .Credit conditions and foreign direct investment during the global financial crisis
9 .Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries
10 .Does mandating nondiscrimination in hiring practices influence women's employment ? evidence using firm-level data
11 .Drivers of entrepreneurship and post-entry performance of newborn firms in developing countries
12 .Evidence on policies to increase the development impacts of international migration
13 .Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming
14 .Foreign bank subsidiaries' default risk during the global crisis : what factors help insulate affiliates from their parents ?
15 .From tapering to tightening : the impact of the fed's exit on India
16 .Green subsidies and the WTO
17 .Interest rate caps around the world: still popular, but a blunt instrument
18 .Job creation in fragile and conflict-affected situations
19 .Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption
20 .Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence
21 .Pathways toward zero-carbon electricity required for climate stabilization
22 .Performance of renewable energy auctions : experience in Brazil, China and India
23 .Radio frequency (un)identification : results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka
24 .Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India
25 .The critical mass approach to achieve a deal on green goods and services : what is on the table? how much to expect ?
26 .The effects of financial development on foreign direct investment
27 .The second wave of independence : shopping for solutions
28 .Trafficking and fragility in West Africa
29 .Urban infrastructure investment and rent-capture potentials
30 .Water quality, brawn, and education: the rural drinking water program in China
31 .Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries ? evidence from Tunisia
32 .A comprehensive review of empirical and modeled HIV incidence trends (1990-2012)
33 .Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability
34 .Benchmarking the financial performance, growth, and outreach of greenfield microfinance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa
35 .Comparable estimates of returns to schooling around the world
36 .Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence
37 .Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts
38 .Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India
39 .Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia
40 .Estimating the long-run impact of microcredit programs on household income and net worth
41 .Female labor participation in the Arab world : some evidence from panel data in Morocco
42 .GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project
43 .Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions
44 .How do countries measure, manage, and monitor fiscal risks generated by public-private partnerships? Chile, Peru, South Africa, Turkey
45 .Inequality of opportunity among Egyptian children
46 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services
47 .Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing
48 .Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview
49 .Interactions among donors' aid allocations : evidence from an exogenous World Bank income threshold
50 .Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ?
51 .Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct investment
52 .Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt
53 .Measuring the impact of a change in the price of Cashew received by exporters on farmgate prices and poverty in Guinea-Bissau
54 .Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive
55 .Reducing trade costs in east Africa : deep regional integration and multilateral action
56 .SME finance in Africa
57 .Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan
58 .Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels
59 .The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps
60 .The impact of exogenous shocks on households in the Pacific : a micro-simulation analysis
61 .The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone
62 .The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story
63 .Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country
64 .Voting with their feet ? access to infrastructure and migration in Nepal
65 .Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment
66 .Aid is good for the poor
67 .Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China
68 .Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ?
69 .Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ?
70 .Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education
71 .Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030
72 .Export performance and geography in Croatia
73 .Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa
74 .Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis
75 .Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring
76 .Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism
77 .Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings
78 .School autonomy and accountability in Thailand: a systems approach for assessing policy intent and implementation
79 .Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment
80 .Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
81 .Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia
82 .The drivers of non-revenue water : how effective are non-revenue water reduction programs ?
83 .The effect of climate and technological uncertainty in crop yields on the optimal path of global land use
84 .The impact of credit information sharing reforms on firm financing?
85 .Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence
86 .Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries
87 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
88 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
89 .Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ?
90 .Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages
91 .Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location
92 .Demystifying Dutch disease
93 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
94 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
95 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
96 .Fiscal multipliers in recessions and expansions : does it matter whether government spending is increasing or decreasing ?
97 .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
98 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
99 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
100 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?

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