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A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)

This paper develops a dynamic model that explains the pattern of population and production allocation in an economy with an urban location and a rural one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7051 OCT 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Cuberes, David

Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)

This paper investigates whether a large-scale deworming intervention aimed at primary school pupils in western Kenya had long-term effects on young children in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7052 OCT 01, 2014

Ozier, Owen

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period October to December 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 91135 SEP 30, 2014

Macroeconomic developments in low-inclome developing countries : 2014 report (English)

This report examines macroeconomic developments and related vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs)—a group of 60 countries that have markedly different economic features to higher income countries and are eligible for concessional financing from both the IMF and the World Bank. ... See More +

Board Report 90897 SEP 18, 2014

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period September to November 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 90747 SEP 16, 2014

Few and far : the hard facts on stolen asset recovery (English)

The return of the proceeds of corruption - asset recovery can have a significant development impact. Development agencies and other bodies committed to improving development effectiveness should be interested in the asset recovery agenda, in view of recognition that corruption undermines development efforts and international commitments to fight it and recover the proceeds. ... See More +

Publication 90806 SEP 15, 2014

Gray, Larissa; Hansen, Kjetil; Recica-Kirkbride, Pranvera; Mills, Linnea

Minutes of Meeting of the Boards of Directors of IFC, held on September 11, 2014 (English)

Minutes 90751 SEP 11, 2014

Proposed transfer from IBRD surplus to the global infrastructure facility : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90598 SEP 11, 2014

Audit Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Monday, September 8, 2014 (English)

Minutes 90538 SEP 08, 2014

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of September to November 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 90407 SEP 04, 2014

Minutes of Meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on September 4, 2014 (English)

Minutes 90482 SEP 04, 2014

Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)

Nonseparable household models outline the links between agricultural production and household consumption, yet empirical extensions to investigate the effect of production on dietary diversity and diet composition are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7022 SEP 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; McGee, Kevin; Oseni, Gbemisola

Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ? (English)

This paper reviews the literature on the role of the investment climate reforms in job creation. It finds that the current landscape of employment and private sector activity in developing countries indicates a number of potential channels through which investment climate reforms can positively affect job creation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7025 SEP 01, 2014

Rahman, Aminur

Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)

This paper finds that shareholder-friendly corporate governance is positively associated with bank insolvency risk, as proxied by the Z-score and the Merton's distance to default measure, for an international sample of banks over the 2004-08 period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7017 SEP 01, 2014

Anginer, Deniz; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Huizinga, Harry; Ma, Kebin

GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)

This note adapts results by Huang and Hidiroglou (2003) on Generalized Least Squares estimation and Empirical Bayes prediction for linear mixed models with sampling weights. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7028 SEP 01, 2014

van der Weide, Roy

Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)

As evidence from rigorous impact evaluations grows in development, there have been more calls to complement impact evaluation analysis with cost analysis, so that policy makers can make investment decisions based on costs as well as impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7027 SEP 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview (English)

Academics and policy makers have long considered an adequate supply of infrastructure services to be essential for economic development. This paper reviews recent theoretical and empirical literature on the effects of infrastructure development on growth and income distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7034 SEP 01, 2014

Calderon, Cesar; Serven, Luis

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A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7051 Policy Research Working Paper
Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7052 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91135 Board Report
Board standing committees membership : term of membership - November 1, 2012 thru October 31, 2014 (English)
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SEP 22, 2014 91008 Board Report
Macroeconomic developments in low-inclome developing countries : 2014 report (English)
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SEP 18, 2014 90897 Board Report
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90747 Board Report
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, held on September 16, 2014 (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 90771 Minutes
Few and far : the hard facts on stolen asset recovery (English)
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SEP 15, 2014 90806 Publication
Minutes of Meeting of the Boards of Directors of IFC, held on September 11, 2014 (English)
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SEP 11, 2014 90751 Minutes
Proposed transfer from IBRD surplus to the global infrastructure facility : chair summary (English)
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SEP 11, 2014 90598 Board Summary
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, held on September 9, 2014 (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90539 Minutes
Audit Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Monday, September 8, 2014 (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 90538 Minutes
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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SEP 04, 2014 90407 Board Report
Minutes of Meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on September 4, 2014 (English)
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SEP 04, 2014 90482 Minutes
Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7022 Policy Research Working Paper
Investment climate reforms and job creation in developing countries : what do we know and what should we do ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7025 Policy Research Working Paper
Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7017 Policy Research Working Paper
GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7028 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7027 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7034 Policy Research Working Paper