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The World Bank research observer 30 (2) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to nonspecialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 120315 AUG 01, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.; Yang,Dean; Boyden,Jo; Dercon,Stefan; Singh,Abhijeet; Miller,Margaret J.; Reichelstein,Julia Elaine; Salas,Christian; Zia,Bilal Husnain; Bhargava,Alok; Quatraro,Francesco; Vivarelli,Marco Disclosed

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children’s physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Journal Article 120321 NOV 10, 2014

Bhargava,Alok Disclosed

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok Disclosed

Modeling the effects of physician emigration on human development (English)

This paper quantifies the effects of physician emigration on human development indicators in developing countries. First, the geographical distribution and evolution of physician brain drain is documented for the period 1991-2004. ... See More +

Working Paper 78738 JUN 22, 2013

Bhargava, Alok; Docquier, Frederic; Moullan, Yasser Disclosed

HIV pandemic, medical brain drain, and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990-2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this medical brain drain on life expectancy and number of deaths due to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). ... See More +

Journal Article 77572 MAY 01, 2008

Bhargava, Alok; Docquier, Frederic Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 22 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: trade liberalization and growth: new evidence, by Romain Wacziarg and Karen Horn Welch; comprehensive wealth and future consumption: accounting for population growth, by Susana Ferreira, Kirk Hamilton, and Jeffrey R. ... See More +

Publication 53728 JAN 01, 2008

De Melo, Jaime; Wacziarg, Romain; Welch, Karen Horn; Ferreira, Susana; Hamilton, Kirk; Vincent, Jeffrey R.; O'Ryan, Raúl; Sánchez, José Miguel; Gitter, Seth R.; Barham, Bradford L.; Dreher, Axel; Nunnenkamp, Peter; Thiele, Rainer; Cull, Robert; Effron, Laurie; Bhargava, Alok; Docquier, Frédéric; Girma, Sourafel; Gong, Yundan; Görg, Holger Disclosed