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World Bank working papers and publications

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


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