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The world bank economic review 28 (3) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: can we trust shoestring evaluations?; evaluation of development programs: randomized controlled trials or regressions? ... See More +

Publication 113050 JAN 01, 2014

Ravallion,Martin; Elbers,Chris T.M.; Gunning,Jan Willem; Camacho,Adriana; Conover,Emily; Hoyos,Alejandro; Fitzsimons,Emla Olivia Anne; Mesnard,Alice; Desai,Raj M.; Joshi,Shareen; Gajate-Garrido,Gissele; Blanc,Elodie; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

Evaluation of development programs : randomized controlled trials or regressions? (English)

Can project evaluation methods be used to evaluate programs: complex interventions involving multiple activities? A program evaluation cannot be based simply on separate evaluations of its components if interactions between the activities are important. ... See More +

Journal Article 112413 SEP 07, 2013

Elbers,Chris T.M.; Gunning,Jan Willem Disclosed

Evaluation of development programs : randomized controlled trials or regressions ? (English)

Can project evaluation methods be used to evaluate programs: complex interventions involving multiple activities? A program evaluation cannot be based simply on separate evaluations of its components if interactions between the activities are important. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6587 SEP 01, 2013

Elbers, Chris; Gunning, Jan Willem Disclosed

Growth and risk : methodology and micro evidence (English)

How exposure to risk affects economic growth is a key issue in development. This article quantifies both the ex ante and ex post effects of risk using long-running panel data for rural households in Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Journal Article 77533 JAN 01, 2007

Elbers, Chris; Gunning, Jan Willem; Kinsey, Bill Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: growth and risk: methodology and micro evidence; by Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning, and Bill Kinsey. Dollars, debt, and international financial institutions: dedollarizing multilateral lending; by Eduardo Levy Yeyati. ... See More +

Publication 45346 JAN 01, 2007

Elbers, Chris; Willem Gunning, Jan; Kinsey, Bill; Levy Yeyat, Eduardo; Fiess, Norbert; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Jack, William; O'Donnell, Owen;; Doorslaer, Eddy van; Rannan-Eliya, Ravi P.; Somanathan, Aparnaa; Raj Adhikari, Shiva; Harbianto Den; Garg Charu C; Hanuorauongchai, Piya; N. Hug, Mohammed;; Karan Anup; M. Leung, Gabriel; Wan Ng, Chiu; Raj Pande, Badri; Tin, Keith; Tisayaticom, Kanjana; Trisnantoro, Laksono; Zhang, Yuhui; Zhao, Yuxin;; Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sparrow, Robert; Pfaffenzeller, Stephan; Newbold, Paul; Rayner, Anthony; Nicita, Alessandro; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Disclosed

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

Rethinking aid (English)

This paper reviews the recent debate on the role of aid in providing finance, in changing policies in recipient countries, and in transmitting knowledge. ... See More +

Working Paper 28954 APR 11, 2000

Gunning, Jan W.

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; Gunning, Jan Willem; Habarurema, Jean; Isaksson, Anders; Oduro, Abena; Oostendorp, Remco; Pattillo, Cathy; Soderbom, Mans; Teal, Francis; Zeufack, Albert Disclosed

Some economic consequences of the transition from civil war to peace (English)

Drawing on evidence from Africa - especially Ethiopia and Uganda - the authors of this volume draw conclusions about economic policy in the aftermath of civil war. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1392 DEC 01, 1995

Azam, Jean-Paul; Bevan, David; Collier, Paul; Dercon, Stefan; Gunning, Jan; Pradhan, Sanjay Disclosed

The manufacturing sector in Zimbabwe : industrial change under structural adjustment (English)

This is a report on the Zimbabwe industrial surveys conducted as part of the Regional Programme on Enterprise Development (RPED). The report is based on the first and second rounds of data collection, conducted in June-July 1993 and 1994 respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56884 JAN 01, 1995

Gunning, Jan Willem; Mumbengegwi, Clever Disclosed

Kenya : the challenge of promoting exports (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 12744 NOV 30, 1993

Matin, Kazi M.; Bevan, David; Collier, Paul; Gunning, Jan; Stevens, Chris; Wasow, Bernard; Bender, Bill; McCormick, Dorothy; Mahmood, Syed A.; Montenegro, Claudio Eligible for Disclosure

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The world bank economic review 28 (3) (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 113050 Publication
Evaluation of development programs : randomized controlled trials or regressions? (English)
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SEP 07, 2013 112413 Journal Article
Evaluation of development programs : randomized controlled trials or regressions ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6587 Policy Research Working Paper
Growth and risk : methodology and micro evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 77533 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 45346 Publication
Risk sharing in labor markets (English)
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SEP 01, 2003 77416 Journal Article
Rethinking aid (English)
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APR 11, 2000 28954 Working Paper
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)
Some economic consequences of the transition from civil war to peace (English)
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DEC 01, 1995 WPS1392 Policy Research Working Paper
The manufacturing sector in Zimbabwe : industrial change under structural adjustment (English)
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JAN 01, 1995 56884 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Kenya : the challenge of promoting exports (English)
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NOV 30, 1993 12744 Working Paper (Numbered Series)