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1 .Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis
2 .Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ?
3 .Demystifying Dutch disease
4 .Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality
5 .Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting
6 .Evolving wage cyclicality in Latin America
7 .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
8 .How survey-to-survey imputation can fail
9 .How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
10 .How useful is inequality of opportunity as a policy construct ?
11 .Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
12 .Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies
13 .Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad
14 .Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ?
15 .Measuring the effect of internet adoption on paper consumption
16 .Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs
17 .Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
18 .Predicting bank insolvency in the Middle East and North Africa
19 .Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry
20 .Services, inequality, and the dutch disease
21 .The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil
22 .The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia
23 .The return of "patrimonial capitalism" : review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
24 .Trade flows and trade disputes
25 .Why firms avoid cutting wages : survey evidence from European firms
26 .50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change
27 .Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty
28 .Assessing energy price induced improvements in efficiency of capital in OECD manufacturing industries
29 .Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
30 .Bank capital and systemic stability
31 .Benchmarking public policy : methodological insights from measurement of school based management
32 .Bridging the gap : identifying what is holding self-employed women back in Ghana, Rwanda, Tanzania, the Republic of Congo, and Uganda
33 .Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure
34 .Child labor and learning
35 .Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability
36 .Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps"
37 .Comparative advantage, international trade, and fertility
38 .Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run
39 .Containing volatility : windfall revenues for resource-rich low-income countries
40 .Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets
41 .Cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services : the role of policy and industrial structure
42 .Culture, politics, and development
43 .Deals and delays : firm-level evidence on corruption and policy implementation times
44 .Deposit insurance database
45 .Do government private subsidies crowd out entrepreneurship ?
46 .Does institutional finance matter for agriculture ? evidence using panel data from Uganda
47 .Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery ? cautionary evidence from a Malaria-prevention evaluation in India
48 .Economic development and female labor participation in the Middle East and North Africa : a test of the u-shape hypothesis
49 .Economic inequality in the Arab region
50 .Economics of transiting to renewable energy in Morocco : a general equilibrium analysis
51 .Encouraging health insurance for the informal sector : a cluster randomized trial
52 .Export destinations and input prices
53 .Financial (dis-)information : evidence from an audit study in Mexico
54 .Fiscal adjustment and income inequality : sub-national evidence from Brazil
55 .Household cooking fuel choice and adoption of improved cookstoves in developing countries : a review
56 .How business community institutions can help fight corruption
57 .How should donors respond to resource windfalls in poor countries ? from aid to insurance
58 .Hybrid survey to improve the reliability of poverty statistics in a cost-effective manner
59 .Immigrant versus natives ? displacement and job creation
60 .Income inequality and violent crime : evidence from Mexico's drug war
61 .Inequality of opportunity and economic growth : a cross-country analysis
62 .Institutional arrangements for the promotion of regional integration of electricity markets : international experience
63 .Institutional investors and long-term investment : evidence from Chile
64 .Institutions and firms' return to innovation : evidence from the world bank enterprise survey
65 .Insurance and inclusive growth
66 .Is green growth good for the poor ?
67 .Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan
68 .New coincident and leading indicators for the Lebanese economy
69 .Open skies over the Middle East
70 .Parallel systems and human resource management in India's public health services : a view from the front lines
71 .Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic
72 .Private non-state sector engagement in the provision of educational services at the primary and secondary levels in South Asia : an analytical review of its role in school enrollment and student achievement
73 .Radio's impact on preferences for patronage benefits
74 .Regional diversity and inclusive growth in Indian cities
75 .Strengthening Malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting : an evaluation of nested delivery models
76 .The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India
77 .The domestic segment of global supply chains in China under state capitalism
78 .The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa
79 .The environmental implications of Russia's accession to the world trade organization
80 .The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening
81 .The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania
82 .The trade-reducing effects of restrictions on liner shipping
83 .Trade and cities
84 .Welfare dynamics measurement : two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application
85 .What do we know about preferential trade agreements and temporary trade barriers ?
86 .Who will feed China in the 21st century ? income growth and food demand and supply in China
87 .Why has energy efficiency not scaled-up in the industrial and commercial sectors in Ukraine ? an empirical analysis
88 .World Bank lending and the quality of economic policy
89 .The little data book 2014
90 .World development indicators 2014
91 .A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations
92 .Accelerating poverty reduction in a less poor world : the roles of growth and inequality
93 .Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ?
94 .Are cities the new growth escalator ?
95 .Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital
96 .CATA meets IMPOV: a unified approach to measuring financial protection in health
97 .Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence
98 .Converting land into affordable housing floor space
99 .Directing remittances to education with soft and hard commitments : evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment and new product take-up among Filipino migrants in Rome
100 .Does access to information empower the poor ? evidence from the Dominican Republic


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