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1 .Analyzing the dynamics of school dropout in upper secondary education in Latin America : a cohort approach
2 .What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ?
3 .Fossil fuel subsidies : approaches and valuation
4 .The misallocation of land and other factors of production in India
5 .Advanced-country policies and emerging-market currencies : the impact of U.S. tapering on India's Rupee
6 .As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys
7 .Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence
8 .The international bank lending channel of monetary policy rates and quantitative easing : credit supply, reach-for-yield, and real effects
9 .Using lotteries to incentivize safer sexual behavior : evidence from a randomized controlled trial on HIV prevention
10 .No condition is permanent : middle class in Nigeria in the last decade
11 .Income shocks and conflict : evidence from Nigeria
12 .Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States
13 .Policy and performance in customs : evaluating the trade facilitation agreement
14 .Trade effects of customs reform : evidence from Albania
15 .Economic shocks and subjective well-being : evidence from a quasi-experiment
16 .Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste
17 .What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions
18 .Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing
19 .Trade reform and regional dynamics : evidence from 25 years of Brazilian matched employer-employee data
20 .Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil
21 .What really works to improve learning in developing countries ? an analysis of divergent findings in systematic reviews
22 .Maize price volatility : does market remoteness matter ?
23 ."Small miracles" -- behavioral insights to improve development policy : World Development Report 2015
24 .Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ?
25 .Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning
26 .Drinking water salinity and infant mortality in coastal Bangladesh
27 .Empowering cities : good for growth ? evidence from China
28 .Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger
29 .Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa
30 .Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria
31 .Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ?
32 .Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis
33 .R&D returns, spillovers, and firm incentives : evidence from China
34 .Sex-selective abortions, fertility, and birth spacing
35 .The changing patterns of financial integration in Latin America
36 .The distributional impact of fiscal policy in South Africa
37 .The internet as a general-purpose technology : firm-level evidence from around the world
38 .Global economic prospects, January 2015 : having fiscal space and using it
39 .Executive summary
40 .Executive summary
41 .Perspectivas Econ�micas Mundiales, Enero de 2015 : tener espacio fiscal y utilizarlo - resumen ejecutivo
42 .Perspectives �conomiques mondiales, Janvier 2015 : disposer d'une marge de manoeuvre budg�taire et l'utiliser - r�sum� analytique
43 .Statistical Annex
44 .Born with a silver spoon : inequality in educational achievement across the world
45 .Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement
46 .Can the knowledge capital model explain foreign investment in services ? the case of Singapore
47 .Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel
48 .Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize
49 .Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment
50 .Correlates of success in World Bank development policy lending
51 .Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles
52 .Entrepreneurship and the allocation of government spending under imperfect markets
53 .Estimating parameters and structural change in CGE models using a Bayesian cross-entropy estimation approach
54 .European economic and monetary union sovereign debt markets
55 .Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments
56 .From tragedy to renaissance : improving agricultural data for better policies
57 .Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries
58 .Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala
59 .Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects
60 .Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti
61 .Intentions to return : evidence from Romanian migrants
62 .Living on the edge : vulnerability to poverty and public transfers in Mexico
63 .Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic
64 .Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic
65 .Long-run effects of democracy on income inequality : evidence from repeated cross-sections
66 .Managing risk with insurance and savings : experimental evidence for male and female farm managers in the Sahel
67 .Measuring the determinants of backward linkages from FDI in developing economies : is it a matter of size ?
68 .Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility
69 .More than copper: toward the diversification and stabilization of Zambian exports
70 .OECS ports : an efficiency and performance assessment
71 .Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania
72 .Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia
73 .SME exchanges in emerging market economies : a stocktaking of development practices
74 .Same question but different answer : experimental evidence on questionnaire design's impact on poverty measured by proxies
75 .Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi
76 .Survival is for the fittest: export survival patterns in Georgia
77 .Sustainability of solar electricity : the role of endogenous resource substitution and market mediated responses
78 .Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile
79 .The global trade slowdown: cyclical or structural ?
80 .The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America
81 .Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel
82 .Wage dynamics, turnover, and human capital : evidence from adolescent transition from school to work in the Philippines
83 .Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s
84 .A "Delphi exercise" as a tool in Amazon rainforest valuation
85 .Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services : a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos
86 .Climate change, groundwater salinization and road maintenance costs in coastal Bangladesh
87 .Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh
88 .Economic effects of the Syrian war and the spread of the Islamic state on the Levant
89 .Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost
90 .Export shocks and the volatility of returns to schooling : evidence from twelve Latin American economies
91 .Facing the hungry tide : climate change, livelihood threats, and household responses in coastal Bangladesh
92 .How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ?
93 .Incomplete integration and contagion of debt distress in economic unions
94 .Inequality stagnation in Latin America in the aftermath of the global financial crisis
95 .Integrating qualitative methods into investment climate impact evaluations
96 .Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development
97 .Measuring risk preferences in rural Ethiopia : risk tolerance and exogenous income proxies
98 .Motivations, monitoring technologies, and pay for performance
99 .Party age and party color : new results on the political economy of redistribution and inequality
100 .Roads, labor markets, and human capital : evidence from rural Indonesia


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