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1 .What to Do when foreign direct investment is not direct or foreign : FDI round tripping
2 .Do private water utility operators care about regulatory agencies in developing countries ?
3 .Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method
4 .Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi
5 .Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil?s internet rollout
6 .Structural change, fundamentals, and growth : a framework and case studies
7 .Financial inclusion and inclusive growth : a review of recent empirical evidence
8 .On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India
9 .The economics of forced displacement : an introduction
10 .How much labor do South African exports contain ?
11 .They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock
12 .Consumption smoothing and shock persistence : optimal simple fiscal rules for commodity
13 .Migration and cross-border financial flows
14 .Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project
15 .Leveraging the potential of the services sector to support accelerated growth in Senegal
16 .Implications of minimum wage increases on labor market dynamics lessons for emerging economies
17 .Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization
18 .Re-evaluating microfinance : evidence from propensity score matching
19 .Heterogeneous technology diffusion and Ricardian trade patterns
20 .The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades
21 .Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala
22 .Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India
23 .Entry and exit, multi-product firms, and allocative distortions
24 .Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies
25 .Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited
26 .Relief from usury : impact of a community-based microcredit program in rural India
27 .Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world?
28 .Ageing poorly? : accounting for the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012
29 .Gender-neutral inheritance laws, family structure, and women's status in India
30 .The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks
31 .An employment guarantee as risk insurance ? assessing the effects of the NREGS on agricultural production decisions
32 .Can parental migration reduce petty corruption in education ?
33 .Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events
34 .Leaving, staying, or coming back ? migration decisions during the northern Mali conflict
35 .How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence
36 .Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries
37 .All these worlds are yours, except India : the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal
38 .Challenges in assessing the costs of household cooking energy in lower-income countries
39 .Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ?
40 .Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector
41 .Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic
42 .The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India
43 .Is there enough redistribution ?
44 .Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows
45 .Are poor individuals mainly found in poor households ? evidence using nutrition data for Africa
46 .Measuring skills in developing countries
47 .Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design
48 .Financial information in Colombia
49 .Municipal asset management in China's small cities and towns
50 .Who should be at the top of bottom-up development ? a case study of the national rural livelihoods mission in Rajasthan, India
51 .Deliberative democracy in India
52 .For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities
53 .Growing markets through business training for female entrepreneurs : a market-level randomized experiment in Kenya
54 .Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities
55 .Regional dimensions of recent weakness in investment : drivers, investment needs and policy responses
56 .Weakness in investment growth : causes, implications and policy responses
57 .Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study
58 .Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile
59 .Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households
60 .Seasonality of rural finance
61 .Stocktaking of global forced displacement data
62 .Agent banking in a highly under-developed financial sector : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo
63 .Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region
64 .The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine
65 .Horizontal depth : a new database on the content of preferential trade agreements
66 .Strategic investment funds : opportunities and challenges
67 .Agriculture in Africa -- telling myths from facts : a synthesis
68 .Public mosquito abatement : a cluster randomized experiment
69 .Does vertical specialization increase productivity ?
70 .A firm of one's own : experimental evidence on credit constraints and occupational choice
71 .How is the internet changing labor market arrangements ? evidence from telecommunications reforms in Europe
72 .Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti
73 .Assessing the accuracy of electricity demand forecasts in developing countries
74 .Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country
75 .Are capital flows fickle? Increasingly ? and does the answer still depend on type?
76 .Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking
77 .Recovery from conflict : lessons of success
78 .Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala
79 .Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia
80 .Foreign banks and trade: bridging the information gap ?
81 .Toward labor market policy 2.0 : the potential for using online job-portal big data to inform labor market policies in India
82 .Push and pull : a study of international migration from Nepal
83 .Services in the trans-pacific partnership : what would be lost?
84 .The impact of mass bed net distribution programs on politics : evidence from Tanzania
85 .The global role of the U.S. economy: linkages, policies and spillovers
86 .Evaluation of an adolescent development program for girls in Tanzania
87 .The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa
88 .Personality traits, technology adoption, and technical efficiency : evidence from smallholder rice farms in Ghana
89 .The changing structure of Africa's economies
90 .Impact of oil price fluctuations on financial markets since 2014
91 .What do teachers know and do ? does it matter ? evidence from primary schools in Africa
92 .Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing
93 .Can solar lanterns improve youth academic performance ? experimental evidence from Bangladesh
94 .Firms' export decisions : demand trumps financial shocks
95 .Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh
96 .Costing household surveys for monitoring progress toward ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity
97 .Death scares : how potential work-migrants infer mortality rates from migrant deaths
98 .Get rich or die tryin' : perceived earnings, perceived mortality rate and the value of a statistical life of potential work-migrants from Nepal
99 .Breaking into tradables : urban form and urban function in a developing city
100 .Taxing the good ? distortions, misallocation, and productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa


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