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Cambodia - The investment climate assessment 2014 : creating opportunities for firms in Cambodia (English)

Over the past decade, Cambodia has more than halved its rate of poverty thanks to economic growth averaging 8 percent per annum, strong export performance, and positive changes to the investment climate. ... See More +

Investment Climate Assessment (ICA) 94006 JAN 01, 2014

Artuso,Fabio; Clarke,Julian Latimer; Farole, Tom; Lord,Montague; Oostendorp,Remco H.; Sok,Vannara Disclosed

Weathering the storm : responses by Cambodian firms to the global financial crisis (English)

Firms have various ways to cope with external risks. This paper analyzes the risk coping behavior that entails the smoothing of inputs (labor, raw materials, or capital). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6220 OCT 01, 2012

Guimbert, Stephane; Oostendorp, Remco Disclosed

Measuring true sales and underreporting with matched firm-level survey and tax-office data (English)

This paper uses firm-level survey data matched with official tax records to estimate the unobserved true sales of formal firms in Mongolia. Taking into account firm-level incentives to comply with taxes and a production function technology linking unobserved true sales with observable firm-level production characteristics, the authors derive a multiple-indicators, multiple-causes model predicting unobserved true sales. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5628 APR 01, 2011

Zhou, Fujin; Oostendorp, Remco Disclosed

Globalization and the gender wage gap (English)

There are several theoretical reasons why globalization will have a narrowing as well as a widening effect on the gender wage gap, but little is known about the actual impact, except for some country studies. ... See More +

Journal Article 77609 FEB 01, 2009

Oostendorp, Remco H. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 23 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: a case study for China, by Martin Ravallion; mental health pattern and consequences: results from survey data in five developing countries, by Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do, Jed Friedman, and David McKenzie; psychological health before, during, and after an economic crisis: results from Indonesia, 1993-2000, by Jed Friedman and Duncan Thomas; infrastructure and public utilities privatization in developing countries, by Emnanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. ... See More +

Publication 64745 JAN 01, 2009

Ravallion, Martin; Das, Jishnu; Do, Quy-Toan; Friedman, Jed; McKenzie, David; Thomas, Duncan; Auriol, Emmanuelle; Picard, Pierre M.; Bacha, Edmar L.; Holland, Márcio; Gonçalves, Fernando M.; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Oostendorp, Remco H. Disclosed

Globalization and the gender wage gap (English)

There are several theoretical reasons why globalization will have a narrowing as well as widening effect on the gender wage gap, but little is known about the actual impact, except for a number of country studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3256 APR 01, 2004

Oostendorp, Remco

Risk sharing in labor markets (English)

Empirical work in labor economics has focused on rent sharing as an explanation for the observed correlation between wages and profitability. The alternative explanation of risk sharing between workers and employers has not been tested. ... See More +

Journal Article 77416 SEP 01, 2003

Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jan Willem; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cat Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)

Macro and micro perspectives of growth and poverty in Africa; by Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery, and Stefano Paternostro. Risk sharing in labor markets; by Arne Bigsten, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattilo, Mans Soderbom, Francis Teal, and Albert Zeufack. ... See More +

Publication 28411 JAN 01, 2003

Winters, L. Alan [editor]; Christiaensen, Luc; Demery, Lionel; Paternostro, Stefano; Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jam Willem; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert; Wilson, John S.; Mann, Catherine L.; Otsuki, Tsunehiro; Gomez-Lobo, Andres; Contreras, Dante; Birdsall, Nancy; Claessens, Stijn; Diwan, Ishac

Inventories, liquidity, and contractual risk in African manufacturing (English)

The econometric analysis presented here agrees with qualitative information collected during the survey. Conversations with survey respondents indicated that one of the major benefits of the structural adjustment program adopted in Zimbabwe in 1991 was to increase the reliability of input deliveries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56896 AUG 01, 1999

Fafchamps, Marcel; Gunning, Jan Willem; Oostendorp, Remco Disclosed

Industrial change in Africa : micro evidence on Zimbabwean firms under structural adjustment (English)

This book contains an in-depth analysis of the manufacturing sector in Zimbabwe, based on a unique panel data set collected in 1993-5. Zimbabwe is one of the most advanced African economies Zimbabwe has a manufacturing sector which is uncharacteristically large and diversified relative to those in other Sub-Saharan countries, with the exception of South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56881 MAY 01, 1999

Gunning, Jan Willem; Oostendorp, Remco Disclosed

Expectations in a dynamic investment model : survey evidence from Kenya and Zimbabwe (English)

The theoretical literature on investment stresses the role of expectations, but in empirical work data on expectations are rarely available. This paper draws on survey data for manufacturing firms in Kenya and Zimbabwe to assess the importance of expectations for investment decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56897 JUL 01, 1998

Bigsten, Arne; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jan Willem; Issaksson, Anders; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert Disclosed

Exports of African manufacturers : macro policy and firm behavior (English)

Macro policy has changed the real exchange rates for African countries dramatically in the 1990s. In this paper the possible impact of macroeconomic policy on firms in the manufacturing sector is considered based on a panel survey of such firms in Cameroon, Kenya, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56898 FEB 01, 1998

Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Fafchamps, Marcel; Gauthier, Bernard; Gunning, Jan Willem; Habarurema, Jean; Isaksson, Anders; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert Disclosed

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Cambodia - The investment climate assessment 2014 : creating opportunities for firms in Cambodia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 94006 Investment Climate Assessment (ICA)
Weathering the storm : responses by Cambodian firms to the global financial crisis (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6220 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring true sales and underreporting with matched firm-level survey and tax-office data (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5628 Policy Research Working Paper
Globalization and the gender wage gap (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 77609 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 23 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 64745 Publication
Globalization and the gender wage gap (English)
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APR 01, 2004 WPS3256 Policy Research Working Paper
Risk sharing in labor markets (English)
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SEP 01, 2003 77416 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 17 (3) (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 28411 Publication
Inventories, liquidity, and contractual risk in African manufacturing (English)
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AUG 01, 1999 56896 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Industrial change in Africa : micro evidence on Zimbabwean firms under structural adjustment (English)
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MAY 01, 1999 56881 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Expectations in a dynamic investment model : survey evidence from Kenya and Zimbabwe (English)
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JUL 01, 1998 56897 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Exports of African manufacturers : macro policy and firm behavior (English)
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FEB 01, 1998 56898 Working Paper (Numbered Series)