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Providing policy makers with timely advice : the timeliness-rigor trade-off (English)

Policy makers bemoan the lack of research findings to guide urgent decisions, whereas researchers' professional code puts rigor first. This article argues that provisional assessments, produced early in the research cycle, can bridge the gap. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7610 MAR 18, 2016

Bell,Clive L.G.; Squire,Lyn Disclosed

The benefits of India's rural roads program in the spheres of goods, education and health : joint estimation and decomposition (English)

All-weather rural roads usually improve not only villagers' terms of trade, but also their educational attainments and health. Obtaining empirical estimates of the benefits generated by the first is straightforward, not so those generated by the others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6169 AUG 01, 2012

Bell, Clive Disclosed

Estimating the social profitability of India's rural roads program : a bumpy ride (English)

India's rural roads program, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, aims to draw villagers into the mainstream by improving not only their terms of trade, but also their educational attainments and health. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6168 AUG 01, 2012

Bell, Clive Disclosed

How does India's rural roads program affect the grassroots ? findings from a survey in Orissa (English)

This paper analyzes the effects of all-weather rural roads on households' net output prices, education and health in a poor, drought-prone region of India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6167 AUG 01, 2012

Bell, Clive; van Dillen, Susanne Disclosed

AIDS and dualism : Ethiopia's burden under rational expectations (English)

An AIDS epidemic threatens Ethiopia with a long wave of premature adult mortality, and thus with an enduring setback to capital formation and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4919 APR 01, 2009

Bell, Clive; Koukoumelis, Anastasios Disclosed

Economic growth, education, and AIDS in Kenya : a long-run analysis (English)

The AIDS epidemic threatens Kenya with a long wave of premature adult mortality, and thus with an enduring setback to the formation of human capital and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4025 OCT 01, 2006

Bell, Clive; Bruhns, Ramona; Gersbach, Hans Disclosed

Long run economic costs of AIDS : a model with an application to South Africa (English)

Primarily a disease of young adults, Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) imposes economic costs that could be devastatingly high in the long run by undermining the transmission of human capital the main driver of long-run economic growth across generations. ... See More +

Journal Article 77514 JAN 01, 2006

Bell, Clive; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Gersbach, Hans Disclosed

The long-run economic costs of AIDS : theory and an application to South Africa (English)

Most existing estimates of the macroeconomic costs of AIDS, as measured by the reduction in the growth rate of gross domestic product, are modest. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3152 OCT 01, 2003

Clive Bell; Shantayanan Devarajan; Hans Gersbach

Interlinkage, limited liability, and strategic interaction (English)

The authors analyze the example of a landlord, a moneylender, and a tenant (the landlord having access to finance on the same terms as the money lender). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2134 JUN 30, 1999

Basu, Kaushik; Bell, Clive; Bose, Pinaki

Interactions between institutional and informal credit agencies in rural India (English)

In an attempt to expand rural credit and displace the village moneylender, India created a system of rural cooperatives in the 1950s and expanded branch banking into rural areas in the 1970s. ... See More +

Journal Article 14256 SEP 30, 1990

Bell, Clive

The World Bank economic review 4(3) (English)

Introduction: imperfect information and rural credit markets - puzzles and policy perspectives. Credit markets in northern Nigeria: credit as insurance in a rural economy. ... See More +

Publication 17595 SEP 30, 1990

Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Udry, Christopher; Bell, Clive; Aleem, Irfan; Siamwalla, Ammar

The World Bank research observer 5 (2) (English)

The economics of the government budget constraint. Reforming property rights in land and tenancy. Inflation and the costs of stabilization: historical and recent experiences and policy lessons. ... See More +

Publication 17504 JUL 31, 1990

Fischer, Stanley; Easterly, William; Bell, Clive; Solimano, Andres; Huppi, Monika; Feder, Gershon; Cox, Donald; Jimenez, Emmanuel

Reforming property rights in land and tenancy (English)

This article examines the nature and distribution of property rights in land and how they are changing under economic and demographic pressures. ... See More +

Journal Article 77000 JUL 01, 1990

Bell, Clive Disclosed

Shadow prices for project evaluation under alternative macroeconomic specifications (English)

For purposes of social cost-benefit analysis, a project may be viewed as a disturbance to the economy, displacing it from some initial equilibrium to a new one. ... See More +

Journal Article REP282 AUG 31, 1983

Bell, Clive; Devarajan, Shantayanan

On the uses and abuses of economy-wide models in development policy analysis (English)

From the early use of fixed coefficient Input-Output models in analyzing the consistency and technical feasibility of development plans, economy-wide models have become indispensable tools of analyzis in development planning. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD55 JUL 01, 1983

Bell, Clive; Shrinivasan, T. T. Disclosed

In search of a five-year plan for the Republic of Cyprus : experiments with a dynamic semi-input-output model (English)

The dynamic, semi-input-output model presented can be used to test the consistency and feasibility of medium-term economic plans and measure their effects on certain target variables. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD37 JUN 01, 1982

Bell , Clive ; Devarajan , Shantayana Disclosed

Project evaluation in regional perspective : a study of an irrigation project in northwest Malaysia (English)

This book discusses the total effects of the project on incomes and the net demands for goods and services in the economy. The differences between the total effects and the direct effects, the theme of this book, are usually called the project's indirect or downstream effects. ... See More +

Publication 11916 JAN 01, 1982

Bell, Clive; Hazell, Peter; Slade, Roger

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Providing policy makers with timely advice : the timeliness-rigor trade-off (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7610 Policy Research Working Paper
The benefits of India's rural roads program in the spheres of goods, education and health : joint estimation and decomposition (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6169 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating the social profitability of India's rural roads program : a bumpy ride (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6168 Policy Research Working Paper
How does India's rural roads program affect the grassroots ? findings from a survey in Orissa (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6167 Policy Research Working Paper
AIDS and dualism : Ethiopia's burden under rational expectations (English)
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APR 01, 2009 WPS4919 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic growth, education, and AIDS in Kenya : a long-run analysis (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 WPS4025 Policy Research Working Paper
Long run economic costs of AIDS : a model with an application to South Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 77514 Journal Article
The long-run economic costs of AIDS : theory and an application to South Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 WPS3152 Policy Research Working Paper
Interlinkage, limited liability, and strategic interaction (English)
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JUN 30, 1999 WPS2134 Policy Research Working Paper
Interactions between institutional and informal credit agencies in rural India (English)
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SEP 30, 1990 14256 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 4(3) (English)
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SEP 30, 1990 17595 Publication
The World Bank research observer 5 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1990 17504 Publication
Reforming property rights in land and tenancy (English)
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JUL 01, 1990 77000 Journal Article
Shadow prices for project evaluation under alternative macroeconomic specifications (English)
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AUG 31, 1983 REP282 Journal Article
On the uses and abuses of economy-wide models in development policy analysis (English)
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JUL 01, 1983 DRD55 Departmental Working Paper
In search of a five-year plan for the Republic of Cyprus : experiments with a dynamic semi-input-output model (English)
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JUN 01, 1982 DRD37 Departmental Working Paper
Project evaluation in regional perspective : a study of an irrigation project in northwest Malaysia (English)
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JAN 01, 1982 11916 Publication