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How business is done and the apos;doing businessapos; indicators : the investment climate when firms have climate control (English)

This paper examines de jure and de facto measures of regulations, finding the relationship between them is neither one for one, nor linear. quot;Doing Businessquot; provides indicators of the formal time and costs associated with fully complying with regulations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5563 FEB 01, 2011

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Pritchett, Lant

Fragile states : stuck in a capability trap? (English)

This paper addresses some of the challenges facing fragile states. The paper has four sections, each of which introduces an odd phrase. The first takes the odd phrase of isomorphic mimicry from evolutionary theory via sociologists of organizations to fragile states. ... See More +

Working Paper 62008 NOV 05, 2010

Pritchett, Lant; Weijer, Frauke de

Deals versus rules : policy implementation uncertainty and why firms hate it (English)

Firms in Africa report quot;regulatory and economic policy uncertaintyquot; as a top constraint to their growth. This paper argues that often firms in Africa do not cope with policy rules, rather they face deals: firm-specific policy actions that can be influenced by firm actions (such as bribes) and characteristics (such as political connections). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5321 MAY 01, 2010

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary; Khun-Jush, Gita; Pritchett, Lant

Moving out of poverty : success from the bottom up (English)

The global moving out of poverty study is unique in several respects. It is one of the few large-scale comparative research efforts to focus on mobility out of poverty rather than on poverty alone. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 48104 JAN 01, 2009

Narayan, Deepa ; Pritchett Lant ; Kapoor, Soumya

The place premium : wage differences for identical workers across the US border (English)

This paper compares the wages of workers inside the United States to the wages of observably identical workers outside the United States-controlling for country of birth, country of education, years of education, work experience, sex, and rural-urban residence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4671 JUL 01, 2008

Clemens, Michael A.; Montenegro, Claudio E.; Pritchett, Lant

Making primary education work for Indiaapos;s rural poor : a proposal for effective decentralization (English)

Are the requirements for effective learning in place in the rural Indian setting today? The answer is an unequivocal no. Looking at any metric of educational effectiveness, the picture suggests that these requirements are not in place and quality of government schooling is low. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36965 JUN 01, 2006

Pritchett, Lant; Pande,Varad

Who is not poor? Dreaming of a world truly free of poverty (English)

When the World Bank dreams of apos;a world free of poverty,apos; what should it be dreaming? In measuring global income or consumption expenditure poverty, the World Bank has widely adopted the $1 a day standard as a lower bound. ... See More +

Journal Article 76759 JAN 25, 2006

Pritchett, Lant

The World Bank research observer 21 (1) (English)

Who is not poor? Dreaming of a World truly free of poverty by Lant Pritchett; reducing the incidence of low birth weight in low-income countries has substantial economic benefits by Harold Alderman, and Jere R. ... See More +

Publication 43614 JAN 01, 2006

Pritchett, Lant; Alderman, Harold; Behrman, Jere R.; Vodopivec, Milan; Claessens, Stijn; Berglof, Erik;

Varieties of resource experience : natural resource export structures and the political economy of economic growth (English)

Many oil, mineral, and plantation crop-based economies experienced a substantial deceleration in growth following the commodity boom and bust of the 1970s and early 1980s. ... See More +

Journal Article 77493 MAY 01, 2005

Isham, Jonathan; Woolcock, Michael; Pritchett, Lant; Busby, Gwen

The political economy of targeted safety nets (English)

This paper is the written version of a lecture that draws principally on research on safety nets and operational experience with the implementation of safety nets, drawing heavily on the crisis of safety net programs in Indonesia from 1998 to 2000. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31498 JAN 01, 2005

Pritchett, Lant

The World Bank economic review 19 (2) (English)

The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth by Jonathan Isham, Michael Woolcock, Lant Pritchett, and Gwen Busby; Attaching Workers through In-Kind Payments: Theory and Evidence from Russia by Guido Friebel and Sergei Guriev; Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru by Christina Paxson and Norbert Schady; Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Education in Developing Economies by Justin van der Sluis, Mirjam van Praag, and Wim Vijverberg; Microfinance and Poverty: Evidence Using Panel Data from Bangladesh by Shahidur R. ... See More +

Publication 42878 JAN 01, 2005

Melo, Jaime de; Isham, Jonathan; Woolcock, Michael; Pritchett, Lant; Busby, Gwen; Friebel, Guido; Guriev, Sergei; Paxson, Christina; Schady, Norbert; Khandker, Shahidur R.

World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people (English)

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

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

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese

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

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

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

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Voice lessons : local government organizations, social organizations, and the quality of local governance (English)

As part the Local Level Institutions study of local life in villages in rural Indonesia information was gathered on sampled householdapos;s participation in social activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2981 MAR 31, 2003

Alatas, Vivi; Pritchett, Lant; Wetterberg, Anna

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 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

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 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese

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

The World Development Report (WDR) 2004 builds an analytical and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. ... 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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese

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

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How business is done and the apos;doing businessapos; indicators : the investment climate when firms have climate control (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 WPS5563 Policy Research Working Paper
Fragile states : stuck in a capability trap? (English)
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NOV 05, 2010 62008 Working Paper
Deals versus rules : policy implementation uncertainty and why firms hate it (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 WPS5321 Policy Research Working Paper
Moving out of poverty : success from the bottom up (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 48104 Other Poverty Study
The place premium : wage differences for identical workers across the US border (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4671 Policy Research Working Paper
Making primary education work for Indiaapos;s rural poor : a proposal for effective decentralization (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 36965 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Who is not poor? Dreaming of a world truly free of poverty (English)
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JAN 25, 2006 76759 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 21 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 43614 Publication
Varieties of resource experience : natural resource export structures and the political economy of economic growth (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 77493 Journal Article
The political economy of targeted safety nets (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 31498 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The World Bank economic review 19 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 42878 Publication
World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people (English)
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OCT 07, 2003 26895 World Development Report Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people : World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Chinese)
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SEP 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Vietnamese
World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people : World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people : World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Vietnamese)
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JUN 30, 2003 26895 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Voice lessons : local government organizations, social organizations, and the quality of local governance (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 WPS2981 Policy Research Working Paper
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 English, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
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 English, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
World development report 2004 : making services work for poor people : World Development Report 2004 : making services work for poor people (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2003 26895 World Development Report English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese, Vietnamese
The World Bank research observer 17 (1) (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24774 Publication