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The World Bank research observer 27 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: mashup indices of development; impact analysis of rural electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa; what can we learn about the 'resource curse' from foreign aid? ... See More +

Publication 80524 FEB 01, 2012

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Serven, Luis; Alderman, Harold; Eichengreen, Barry; Fay, Marianne; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Kanbur, Ravi; Revenga, Ana L.; Harrison, Ann E. Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: the new structural economics comments on the new structural economics; gender and firm creation; enterprise performance; and business environments and development. ... See More +

Publication 80523 AUG 01, 2011

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Serven, Luis; Alderman, Harold; Eichengreen, Barry; Fay, Marianne; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Kanbur, Ravi; Pack, Howard; Revenga, Ana L.; Harrison, Ann E. Disclosed

Egypt - A poverty reduction strategy for Egypt (English)

A critical objective of Egypt's long-run development plan (through 2022), is the "alleviation of poverty and attenuation of income disparities." ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 27954 SEP 25, 2004

Gersovitz, Mark; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Rama, Martin; Martin, Will; Khan, Mohsin S.; Sharma, Sunil; Hoeberle, Stefan; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor] Disclosed

Ghost doctors : absenteeism in rural Bangladeshi health facilities (English)

Unannounced visits were made to health clinics in Bangladesh to determine what proportion of medical professionals were at their assigned post. ... See More +

Journal Article 77474 SEP 01, 2004

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey S. Disclosed

Strained mercy : The quality of medical care in Delhi (English)

The quality of medical care is a potentially important determinant of health outcomes. Nevertheless, it remains an understudied area. The limited research that exists defines quality either on the basis of drug availability or facility characteristics, but little is known about how provider quality affects the provision of health care. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3228 MAR 01, 2004

Das, Jishnu;Hammer,Jeffrey S.

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (English)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 OCT 07, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 18 (2) (English)

Infectious diseases, public policy, and the marriage of economics and epidemiology; by Mark Gersovitz and Jeffrey S. Hammer. Globalization and the labor market; by Martin Rama. ... See More +

Publication 30257 SEP 30, 2003

Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Gersovitz, Mark; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Rama, Martin; Martin, Will; Hoff, Karla; Khan, Mohsin S.; Sharma, Sunil; Hoeberle, Stefan

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Chinese)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 SEP 01, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, English Disclosed

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Russian)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 SEP 01, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Infectious diseases, public policy, and the marriage of economics and epidemiology (English)

The assumption of rational choice helps in understanding how people respond to infectious diseases. People maximize their well- being by choosing levels of prevention and therapy subject to the constraints faced. ... See More +

Journal Article 76447 SEP 01, 2003

Gersovitz, Mark; Hammer, Jeffrey S. Disclosed

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Vietnamese)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 JUN 30, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Ghost doctors - absenteeism in Bangladeshi health facilities (English)

The authors report on a study in which unannounced visits were made to health clinics in Bangladesh with the intention of discovering what fraction of medical professionals were present at their assigned post. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3065 MAY 31, 2003

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer,Jeffrey S.

The effects of a fee-waiver program on health care utilization among the poor : evidence from Armenia (English)

This study examines the impact of a fee-waiver program for basic medical services on health care utilization in Armenia. Because of the reduction in public financing of health services and decentralization and increased privatization of health care provision, private out-of-pocket contributions are increasingly becoming a significant component of health costs in Armenia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2952 JAN 31, 2003

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer,Jeffrey S.; Murrugarra, Edmundo

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Arabic)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 JAN 01, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2004 : des services pour les pauvres (French)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 JAN 01, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2004 : servicios para los pobres (Spanish)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 warns that broad improvements in human welfare will not occur unless poor people receive wider access to affordable, better quality services in health, education, water, sanitation, and electricity. ... See More +

World Development Report 26895 JAN 01, 2003

Ahmad, Junaid; Commins, Stephen; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey; Pritchett, Lant; Reinikka, Ritva; Shah, Shekhar; Soucat, Agnès Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)

Weathering the storm : the impact of the East Asian crisis on farm households in Indonesia and Thailand; by Fabrizio Bresciani, Gershon Feder, Daniel O. ... See More +

Publication 24774 MAR 31, 2002

Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Bresciani, Fabrizio; Feder, Gershon; Gilligan, Daniel O.; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Onchan, Tongroj; Quizon, Jaime; Fallon, Peter R.; Lucas, Robert E.B.; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Pritchett, Lant H.; Jack, William; Henderson, Vernon; Hertel, Thomas; Hoekman, Bernard M.; Martin, Will

Weak links in the second chain : a prescription for health policy in poor countries (English)

This article presents an approach to public policy in health that comes directly from the literature on public economics. It identifies two characteristic market failures in health. ... See More +

Journal Article 76669 JAN 01, 2002

Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Pritchett, Lant H. Disclosed

The economic control of infectious diseases (English)

Despite interesting work on infectious diseases by such economists as Peter Francis, Michael Kremer, and Tomas Philipson, the literature does not set out the general structure of externalities involved in the prevention, and care of such diseases. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2607 MAY 31, 2001

Gersovitz, Mark; Hammer,Jeffrey S.

The World Bank research observer 15 (2) (English)

International approaches to global climate change; by Richard N. Cooper. Comments on Cooper; by Kenneth J. Arrow. Understanding how contagion spreads; by Rudiger Dornbusch, Yung Chul Park, and Stijn Claessens. ... See More +

Publication 21164 AUG 31, 2000

Cooper, Richard N.; Arrow, Kenneth J.; Dornbusch, Rudiger; Yung Chul Park; Claessens, Stijn; Filmer, Deon; Hammer, Jeffrey S.; Pritchett, Lant H.; Woolcock, Michael; Narayan, Deepa; Williamson, John; Srinivasan, T.N. Disclosed

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The World Bank research observer 27 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 80524 Publication
The World Bank research observer 26 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 80523 Publication
Egypt - A poverty reduction strategy for Egypt (English)
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SEP 25, 2004 27954 Other Poverty Study
Ghost doctors : absenteeism in rural Bangladeshi health facilities (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 77474 Journal Article
Strained mercy : The quality of medical care in Delhi (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 WPS3228 Policy Research Working Paper
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (English)
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OCT 07, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese
The World Bank research observer 18 (2) (English)
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SEP 30, 2003 30257 Publication
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Chinese)
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SEP 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, English
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
Infectious diseases, public policy, and the marriage of economics and epidemiology (English)
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SEP 01, 2003 76447 Journal Article
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Vietnamese)
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JUN 30, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Ghost doctors - absenteeism in Bangladeshi health facilities (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 WPS3065 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of a fee-waiver program on health care utilization among the poor : evidence from Armenia (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2952 Policy Research Working Paper
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2004 : des services pour les pauvres (French)
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JAN 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2004 : servicios para los pobres (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
The World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24774 Publication
Weak links in the second chain : a prescription for health policy in poor countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 76669 Journal Article
The economic control of infectious diseases (English)
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MAY 31, 2001 WPS2607 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 15 (2) (English)
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AUG 31, 2000 21164 Publication