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How Old is the Belt and Road Initiative? Long Term Patterns of Chinese Exports to BRI Economies (English)

In this note, we look at trade data to answer a simple question: When did the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) really start? The BRI was officially announced in 2013 during President Xi Jinping's visits to Kazakhstan and Indonesia, which took place in September and October of that year, respectively. ... See More +

Brief 133112 DEC 01, 2018

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Sources of volatility in small economies (English)

Do sources of volatility differ by country characteristics such as the level of development, country size, quality of institutions, and presence of restrictions on fiscal policy? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8526 JUL 12, 2018

Hnatkovska,Viktoria; Koehler-Geib,Fritzi Disclosed

Assessing the degree of international consumption risk sharing (English)

This paper examines the extent of consumption risk sharing for a group of 50 high-income and developing countries. The analysis is based on the empirical implementation of a model of partial consumption insurance whose parameters have the natural interpretation of coefficients of partial risk sharing even when the 0 hypothesis of perfect risk sharing is rejected. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7867 OCT 19, 2016

Hevia,Constantino; Serven,Luis Disclosed

Africa - Fifth Phase of the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marchés (French)

Procurement Plan 98818 AUG 03, 2015

Disclosed

Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)

A number of authors have argued that a worker’s occupation of employment is at least as important as the worker’s industry of employment in determining whether the worker will be hurt or helped by international trade. ... See More +

Journal Article 100221 JUN 01, 2015

Mclaren,John Edward; Artuc,Erhan Disclosed

Trading away from conflict : using trade to increase resilience in fragile states (English)

While economic growth in developing countries over the last ten years has lifted more people out of poverty than in any previous time, more than one billion people still live in countries affected by violent conflict. ... See More +

Publication 93123 DEC 08, 2014

Cali,Massimiliano Disclosed

Trade and civil conflict : revisiting the cross-country evidence (English)

This paper revisits and expands the evidence on the impact of trade shocks on intra-state conflict with a large sample of developing countries in the 1960-2010 period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7125 NOV 01, 2014

Cali, Massimiliano; Mulabdic, Alen Disclosed

Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)

This paper studies a simple, tractable model of labor adjustment in a trade model that allows researchers to analyze the economy's dynamic response to trade liberalization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7089 NOV 01, 2014

Artuc,Erhan; Chaudhuri,Shubham; Mclaren,John Edward Disclosed

A mapping of labor mobility costs in developing countries (English)

Estimates of labor mobility costs are needed to assess the responses of employment and wages to trade shocks when factor adjustment is costly. Available methods to estimate those costs rely on panel data, which are seldom available in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6556 AUG 01, 2013

Artuc, Erhan; Lederman, Daniel; Porto, Guido Disclosed

PPML estimation of dynamic discrete choice models with aggregate shocks (English)

This paper introduces a computationally efficient method for estimating structural parameters of dynamic discrete choice models with large choice sets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6480 JUN 01, 2013

Artuc, Erhan Disclosed

What drives short-run labor market volatility in offshoring industries ? evidence from northern Mexico during 2007-2009 (English)

Recent research shows that employment in Mexico's offshoring maquiladora industries is twice as volatile as employment in their U.S. industry counterparts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6268 NOV 01, 2012

Kaplan, David S.; Lederman, Daniel; Robertson, Raymond Disclosed

Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)

A number of authors have argued that a worker's occupation of employment is at least as important as the worker's industry of employment in determining whether the worker will be hurt or helped by international trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6194 SEP 01, 2012

Artuc, Erhan; McLaren, John Disclosed

Workers' age and the impact of trade shocks (English)

Do trade shocks affect workers differently because of their age? This paper examines the issue by estimating the lifetime mobility of workers based on the sectors in which they work. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6035 APR 01, 2012

Artuc, Erhan Disclosed

The wrath of God : macroeconomic costs of natural disasters (English)

The process of global climate change has been associated with an increase in the frequency of climatic disasters. Yet, there is still little systematic evidence on the macroeconomic costs of these episodes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5039 SEP 01, 2009

Raddatz, Claudio Disclosed

Managing East Asia's macroeconomic volatility (English)

East Asia has experienced a dramatic decrease in output growth volatility over the past 20 years. This is good news, as output growth volatility affects poor households because of coping strategies that have long-term, harmful consequences, and the overall economy through its negative impact on economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4989 JUL 01, 2009

Olaberria, Eduardo; Rigolini, Jamele Disclosed

The structural determinants of external vulnerability (English)

This article examines empirically how domestic structural characteristics related to openness and product- and factor-market flexibility influence the impact of terms of trade shocks on aggregate output. ... See More +

Journal Article 77555 SEP 01, 2007

Loayza, Norman V.; Raddatz, Claudio Disclosed

Macroeconomic volatility and welfare in developing countries : an introduction (English)

Macroeconomic volatility, both a source and a reflection of underdevelopment, is a fundamental concern for developing countries. Their high aggregate instability results from a combination of large external shocks, volatile macroeconomic policies, microeconomic rigidities, and weak institutions. ... See More +

Journal Article 77553 SEP 01, 2007

Loayza, Norman V.; Ranciere, Romain; Serven, Luis; Ventura, Jaume Disclosed

Creditor protection and credit response to shocks (English)

This article studies the relationship between creditor protection and credit responses to macroeconomic shocks. Using a data set on legal determinants of finance in a panel of data on aggregate credit growth for 79 countries during 1990-2004, it is shown that credit is more responsive to external shocks in countries with weak legal creditor protection and weak enforcement. ... See More +

Journal Article 77548 SEP 01, 2007

Galindo, Arturo Jose; Micco, Alejandro Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 21 (3) (English)

This issue includes the following: macroeconomic volatility and welfare in developing countries: an introduction, by Norman V. Loayza, Romain Ranciere, Luis Servin, and Jaume Ventura. ... See More +

Publication 51344 JAN 01, 2007

Loayza, Norman V.; Ranciere, Romain; Servin, Luis; Ventura, Jaume; Raddatz, Claudio; Levchenko, Andrei A.; Mauro, Paolo; Galindo, Arturo Jose; Micco, Alegandro;; Kharroubi, Enisse; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Minten, Bart; Bandiera, Oriana; Campos, Nauro; Jolliffe, Dean; 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

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How Old is the Belt and Road Initiative? Long Term Patterns of Chinese Exports to BRI Economies (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133112 Brief
Sources of volatility in small economies (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8526 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the degree of international consumption risk sharing (English)
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OCT 19, 2016 WPS7867 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa - Fifth Phase of the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marchés (French)
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AUG 03, 2015 98818 Procurement Plan
Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 100221 Journal Article
Trading away from conflict : using trade to increase resilience in fragile states (English)
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DEC 08, 2014 93123 Publication
Trade and civil conflict : revisiting the cross-country evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7125 Policy Research Working Paper
Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7089 Policy Research Working Paper
A mapping of labor mobility costs in developing countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6556 Policy Research Working Paper
PPML estimation of dynamic discrete choice models with aggregate shocks (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6480 Policy Research Working Paper
What drives short-run labor market volatility in offshoring industries ? evidence from northern Mexico during 2007-2009 (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6268 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy and wage inequality : a structural analysis with occupational and sectoral mobility (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 WPS6194 Policy Research Working Paper
Workers' age and the impact of trade shocks (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6035 Policy Research Working Paper
The wrath of God : macroeconomic costs of natural disasters (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 WPS5039 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing East Asia's macroeconomic volatility (English)
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JUL 01, 2009 WPS4989 Policy Research Working Paper
The structural determinants of external vulnerability (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 77555 Journal Article
Macroeconomic volatility and welfare in developing countries : an introduction (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 77553 Journal Article
Creditor protection and credit response to shocks (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 77548 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 21 (3) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 51344 Publication
Growth and risk : methodology and micro evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 77533 Journal Article