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Research digest newsletter Vol. 9 (No. 2) (English)

In this issue: Facilitating labor migration from the Philippines; Incentives and teacher effort; Electoral accountability and local public spending in Indonesia; Why don't poor countries do R&D?; How effective are efforts to raise voluntary enrollment in health insurance?; How insecure property rights affect migration in China; the challenges of public service delivery in the Pacific Islands.


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Research digest newsletter Vol. 9 (No. 2) (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.