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Measuring and explaining patterns of Spatial Income Inequality from Outer Space : Evidence from Africa (English)

This paper argues for night--lights data as an alternative data source for measuring spatial inequalities in Africa, where the paucity of subnational income data is persistent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8484 JUN 21, 2018

Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

Predicting conflict (English)

This paper studies the performance of alternative prediction models for conflict. The analysis contrasts the performance of conventional approaches based on predicted probabilities generated by binary response regressions and random forests with two unconventional classification algorithms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8075 MAY 26, 2017

Celiku,Bledi; Kraay,Aart C. Disclosed

The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa (English)

This paper investigates the relationship between mining and spatial inequality in Africa during 2001-12. The identification strategy is based on a unilateral causation between mining and district inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7960 FEB 06, 2017

Addison,Tony; Boly,Amadou; Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

Mining and economic development : did China's WTO accession affect African local economic development ? (English)

This paper investigates China's influence on local economic development in 37 African countries between 1997 and 2007. The analysis compares the average changes in economic growth, migration, spatial inequality, and welfare for mineral-rich districts, pre- and post-accession, to the corresponding changes in districts without any mineral endowment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7906 DEC 05, 2016

Addison,Tony; Boly,Amadou; Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

Urbanization and growth : commission on growth and development : 城市化與成長:增長與發展委員會 (Chinese)

Structural change is a key driver of rapid growth: countries diversify into new industries, firms learn new things, people move to new locations. ... See More +

Publication 47061 SEP 10, 2016

Spence,Andrew Michael; Annez,Patricia Clarke; Buckley English Disclosed

Decentralization in Ethiopia – Who benefits? (English)

Working Paper 101709 DEC 01, 2015

Chaurey,Ritam; Mukim,Megha Disclosed

Understanding the sources of spatial disparity and convergence : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper utilizes the mixed effects model to measure and decompose spatial disparity in per capita expenditure in Bangladesh between 2000 and 2010. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6519 JUN 01, 2013

Shilpi, Forhad Disclosed

Does MENA's governance lead to spatial agglomeration and disparities? (English)

In this paper the author analyze the link between spatial agglomeration, spatial disparities and political governance with an emphasis on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 63584 APR 01, 2011

Ganiou Mijiyawa, Abdoul; Kremer, Alexander; Whitmore, Loic Disclosed

Trade and regional inequality (English)

This paper examines the relationship between openness and within-country regional inequality across 28 countries over the period 1975-2005, paying special attention to whether increases in global trade affect the developed and developing world differently. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5347 JUN 01, 2010

Rodriguez-Pose, Andres Disclosed

Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : Key findings (English)

Poverty mapping is a statistical exercise to estimate the incidence of poverty at sub-national levels to enable the government, civil society organizations, and development partners to accurately identify locations with a relatively higher concentration of poor people. ... See More +

Working Paper 90487 JAN 01, 2010

Ahmed, Faizuddin; Ahmad, Naomi; Khan, Mehar Akhter; Jolliffe, Dean; Mahbub, Mehrin A.; Sharif, lftath; Yoshida, Nobuo; Zaidi, Salman; Swaroop, Vinaya; Zutt, Johannes Disclosed

Reshaping economic geography : implications for new EU member states (English)

The ongoing crisis should spur deeper European integration, rather than a return to the nationalism of the past. The World Development Report 2009, reshaping economic geography, spotlights several issues for new European Union (EU) member states. ... See More +

Brief 52682 APR 01, 2009

Gill, Indermit; Goh, Chorching; Roberts, Mark Russian Disclosed

Urbanization and growth : commission on growth and development (English)

Structural change is a key driver of rapid growth: countries diversify into new industries, firms learn new things, people move to new locations. ... See More +

Publication 47061 NOV 26, 2008

Spence,Andrew Michael; Annez,Patricia Clarke; Buckley Chinese Disclosed

Endowments, location or luck ? evaluating the determinants of sub-national growth in decentralized Indonesia (English)

Indonesia's "big bang" decentralization in 2001 shifted much of the responsibility for local economic development from central government to district and city governments, which today number more than 450. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4769 NOV 01, 2008

McCulloch, Neil; Sjahrir, Bambang Suharnoko Disclosed

Spatial inequality and economic development : theories, facts, and policies (English)

Spatial inequality is an important feature of many developing countries that seems to increase with economic growth and development. At the same time, there seems to be little consensus on the causes of spatial inequality and on a list of effective policy instruments that may foster or reduce spatial inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 57716 JAN 01, 2008

Kim, Sukkoo Disclosed

An anatomy of the distribution of urban income : a tale of two cities in Colombia (English)

This approach for analysis of distributional and other change in incomes in fast growing cities in the developing world is based on data from Bogota and Cali. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP650 JUL 31, 1984

Mohan, Rakesh; DRD

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Measuring and explaining patterns of Spatial Income Inequality from Outer Space : Evidence from Africa (English)
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JUN 21, 2018 WPS8484 Policy Research Working Paper
Predicting conflict (English)
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MAY 26, 2017 WPS8075 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 WPS7960 Policy Research Working Paper
Mining and economic development : did China's WTO accession affect African local economic development ? (English)
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DEC 05, 2016 WPS7906 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization and growth : commission on growth and development : 城市化與成長:增長與發展委員會 (Chinese)
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SEP 10, 2016 47061 Publication English
Mexico - Reducing Inequality Of Educational Opportunity Project : audited financial statement for the period 14 September to 31 December, 2015 : México - Reducción de la desigualdad de oportunidad educativa proyecto : estados financieros auditados para el período 14 de septiembre al 31 de diciembre de 2015 (Spanish)
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DEC 31, 2015 108190 Auditing Document
Decentralization in Ethiopia – Who benefits? (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101709 Working Paper
Understanding the sources of spatial disparity and convergence : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6519 Policy Research Working Paper
Does MENA's governance lead to spatial agglomeration and disparities? (English)
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APR 01, 2011 63584 Working Paper
Trade and regional inequality (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 WPS5347 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty maps of Bangladesh 2010 : Key findings (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 90487 Working Paper
Reshaping economic geography : implications for new EU member states (English)
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APR 01, 2009 52682 Brief Russian
Urbanization and growth : commission on growth and development (English)
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NOV 26, 2008 47061 Publication Chinese
Endowments, location or luck ? evaluating the determinants of sub-national growth in decentralized Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 WPS4769 Policy Research Working Paper
Spatial inequality and economic development : theories, facts, and policies (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 57716 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
An anatomy of the distribution of urban income : a tale of two cities in Colombia (English)
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JUL 31, 1984 SWP650 Staff Working Paper