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Decentralization and redistribution : irrigation reform in Pakistan's Indus basin (English)

Does decentralizing the allocation of public resources reduce rent-seeking and improve equity? This paper studies a governance reform in Pakistan's vast Indus Basin irrigation system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8352 FEB 21, 2018

Jacoby,Hanan G.; Mansuri,Ghazala; Fatima,Freeha Disclosed

Governing the commons? : water and power in Pakistan's Indus basin (English)

Surface irrigation is a common pool resource characterized by asymmetric appropriation opportunities across upstream and downstream water users. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8351 FEB 21, 2018

Jacoby,Hanan G.; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Governing the commons? Water and power in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)

Surface irrigation is a common pool resource characterized by asymmetric appropriation opportunities across upstream and downstream water users. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125673 FEB 01, 2018

Jacoby,Hanan G.; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Decentralization and redistribution : irrigation reform in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)

Does decentralizing the allocation of public resources reduce rent-seeking and improve equity? This paper studies a governance reform in Pakistan’s vast Indus Basin irrigation system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125672 FEB 01, 2018

Jacoby,Hanan G.; Mansuri,Ghazala; Fatima,Freeha Disclosed

The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)

This paper uses a randomized community development program in rural Pakistan to assess the impact of citizen engagement on the quality of public health services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8313 JAN 23, 2018

Gine,Xavier; Khalid,Salma; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Together we will : experimental evidence on female voting behavior in Pakistan (English)

In many emerging democracies women are less likely to vote than men and, when they do vote, are likely to follow the wishes of male household and clan heads. ... See More +

Journal Article 126639 JAN 01, 2018

Gine,Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Designing wage contracts in multi-goal organizations (English)

Economic theory has long suggested the use of monetary incentives to motivate workers. In practice, however, public bureaucracies and nonprofit organizations are driven by a broader mission that often involves multiple operational goals, not all of which may translate equally well into measurable indicators. ... See More +

Brief 122970 JAN 01, 2018

Giné,Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala; Shrestha,Slesh Anand Disclosed

Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)

The impact of performance pay in institutions with multiple goals depends on complementarities in the disutility cost of effort and how different tasks interact to achieve each goal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8270 DEC 12, 2017

Mansuri,Ghazala; Gine,Xavier; Shrestha,Slesh Anand Disclosed

Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)

The impact of performance pay in institutions with multiple goals depends on complementarities in the disutility cost of effort and how different tasks interact to achieve each goal. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125615 DEC 01, 2017

Gin, Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala; Shrestha,Slesh Anand Disclosed

Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24557 SEP 07, 2016

Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan conducted between 2007 and 2008 in Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 90354 SEP 02, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

The note examines the extent to which lack of financial capital and lack of managerial capital inhibit the growth of small firms in rural Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 91226 SEP 01, 2014

Gine,Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This paper identifies the relative importance of human and physical capital for entrepreneurship. A subset of rural microfinance clients were offered eight full time days of business training and the opportunity to participate in a loan lottery of up to Rs. 100,000 (USD 1,700), about seven times the average loan size. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6959 JUN 01, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)

Employment outcomes continued to show almost no improvement in most developing countries over the second quarter of 2013 as gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates stagnated. ... See More +

Brief 86816 MAR 01, 2014

Ibarra, Gabriel Lara; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries did not show improvements in the first quarter of 2013. Although there was a small acceleration in the median growth rate of wages, in sharp contrast to the dynamics observed during the first half of 2012, employment growth slowed down and the unemployment rate increased slightly. ... See More +

Brief 83092 NOV 01, 2013

Lara-Ibarra, Gabriel; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)

This brief summarizes does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment in Pakistan for February-May 2007. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 81240 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario Disclosed

Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the together we will: evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan. The information campaign occurred 2 weeks before the election. ... See More +

Brief 81512 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Job growth in developing countries slows amid declining growth (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries began showing signs of strain in the second half of 2012, after a year of gradual progress. Figure 1 shows median growth rates for output, employment, and real wages as well as the median unemployment rate for 20 middle-income countries. ... See More +

Brief 86949 JUN 01, 2013

Arias-Vazquez, Javier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Newhouse, David; Phadera, Lokendra Disclosed

Can participation be induced? : some evidence from developing countries (English)

Influenced by Amartya Sen, over the last decade the World Bank has allocated nearly 80 billion dollars to local participatory development projects targeting poverty, improved public service delivery, and strengthened social cohesion and government accountability. ... See More +

Journal Article 79453 APR 08, 2013

Mansuri,Ghazala; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Localizing development : does participation work? (English)

This new research report analyzes community development and decentralization projects, shows that such projects often fail to be sensitive to complex contexts, including social, political, historical and geographical realities, and fall short in terms of monitoring and evaluation systems, which hampers learning. ... See More +

Publication 73762 NOV 15, 2012

Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Disclosed

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Decentralization and redistribution : irrigation reform in Pakistan's Indus basin (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 WPS8352 Policy Research Working Paper
Governing the commons? : water and power in Pakistan's Indus basin (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 WPS8351 Policy Research Working Paper
Governing the commons? Water and power in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Decentralization and redistribution : irrigation reform in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)
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JAN 23, 2018 WPS8313 Policy Research Working Paper
Together we will : experimental evidence on female voting behavior in Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 126639 Journal Article
Designing wage contracts in multi-goal organizations (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122970 Brief
Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 WPS8270 Policy Research Working Paper
Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 125615 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 07, 2016 ISR24557 Implementation Status and Results Report
Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90354 Brief
Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91226 Brief
Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6959 Policy Research Working Paper
Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86816 Brief
Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83092 Brief
Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81240 Other Rural Study
Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81512 Brief
Job growth in developing countries slows amid declining growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86949 Brief
Can participation be induced? : some evidence from developing countries (English)
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APR 08, 2013 79453 Journal Article
Localizing development : does participation work? (English)
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NOV 15, 2012 73762 Publication