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Leora Klapper

Lead Economist

 

LEORA KLAPPER is a Lead Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Research Team of the Development Research Group at the World Bank. Since joining the Bank as a Young Economist in 1998, she has published on entrepreneurship, access to finance, corporate governance, bankruptcy, and risk management. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurship and household finance, and measurements of financial inclusion.  Prior to coming to the Bank she worked at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Bank of Israel, and Salomon Smith Barney. She holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from New York University Stern School of Business.

Contact information: Research@worldbank.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New firm registration and the business cycle (Inglés)

This paper uses new panel data on the number of new firm registrations in 109 countries during 2002-2012 to study the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6775 FEB 01, 2014

Klapper, Leora; Love, Inessa; Randall, Douglas

Civil conflict and firm performance : evidence from Cote d'Ivoire (Inglés)

This paper investigates the impact of political instability and civil conflict on firms. It studies the unrest in Cote d'Ivoire that began in 2000, using a census of all registered firms for the years 1998-2003. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6640 OCT 01, 2013

Klapper, Leora; Richmond, Christine; Tran, Trang

Islamic finance and financial inclusion: measuring use of and demand for formal financial services among Muslim adults (Inglés)

In recent years, the Islamic finance industry has attracted the attention of policy makers and international donors as a possible channel through which to expand financial inclusion, particularly among Muslim adults. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6642 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas

Financial inclusion and the role of the post office (Inglés)

Given their widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the type of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings as compared with clients of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6630 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion of youth (Inglés)

Younger adults make up a disproportionately large share of unbanked adults worldwide. Data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database show that 44 percent of youth (ages 18-25) have an account at a formal financial institution, compared with 55 percent of older adults (ages 26-64). ... Vea más +

Resumen 82398 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Kumar, Atisha; Randall, Douglas

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office (Inglés)

With a widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the types of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings and how they might differ from those of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... Vea más +

Resumen 82400 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe Inglés, Francés

The Global Findex database : Islamic finance and financial inclusion (Inglés)

Compared with non-Muslims, self-identified Muslims are significantly less likely to own a formal account or save at a formal financial institution, after controlling for other individual and country characteristics, according to recent research using Global Findex data. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82401 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office : Base de donnees Global Findex : role des postes dans l'inclusion financiere (Francés)

With a widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the types of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings and how they might differ from those of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... Vea más +

Resumen 82400 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe Inglés

The role of private equity investments in public firms : international evidence (Inglés)

This paper compares the raising of external equity capital from private equity investors via private investments in public equity (PIPEs) and seasoned equity offerings (SEOs) using a sample of 456 PIPEs and 1,910 SEOs drawn from nine Asian countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6484 JUN 01, 2013

Dahiya, Sandeep; Klapper, Leora; Parthasarathy, Harini; Singer, Dorothe

Ownership anonymity (Inglés)

Is it possible to register a limited liability company anonymously? According to data from the 2012 World Bank entrepreneurship database, a majority of the economies surveyed require the name of the principal owner of a limited liability company at the time of registration. ... Vea más +

Punto de vista 80611 JUN 01, 2013

Klapper, Leora; Belayachi, Karim O.; Ortiz, Ana Priscilla; Siegel, Carol

Financial inclusion and legal discrimination against women : evidence from developing countries (Inglés)

This paper documents and analyzes gender differences in the use of financial services using individual-level data from 98 developing countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6416 APR 01, 2013

Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Europe and Central Asia (Inglés)

In Europe and Central Asia 45 percent of adults have an account with a formal financial institution though just 7 percent report having saved formally in the past year, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82393 APR 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Inglés, Ruso

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Europe and Central Asia (Ruso)

In Europe and Central Asia 45 percent of adults have an account with a formal financial institution though just 7 percent report having saved formally in the past year, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82393 APR 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Inglés, Ruso

The Global Findex database : women and financial inclusion (Inglés)

Women make up a disproportionately large share of unbanked adults worldwide, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82397 APR 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in fragile and conflict-affected states (Inglés)

In fragile and conflict-affected states just 15 percent of adults have an account at a formal financial institution while 26 percent report having saved in the past year, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82394 FEB 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in India (Inglés)

In India 35 percent of adults have a formal account and 8 percent a formal loan, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82396 FEB 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas

The foundations of financial inclusion : understanding ownership and use of formal accounts (Inglés)

Financial inclusion -- defined here as the use of formal accounts -- can bring many welfare benefits to individuals. Yet the authors know very little about the factors underpinning financial inclusion across individuals and countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6290 DEC 01, 2012

Allen, Franklin; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)

In Latin America and the Caribbean 8 percent of adults have a formal loan and 39 percent have a formal account, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82392 AUG 01, 2012

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Inglés, Español

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean : La base de datos de Global Findex : la inclusion financiera en America Latina y el Caribe (Español)

In Latin America and the Caribbean 8 percent of adults have a formal loan and 39 percent have a formal account, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. ... Vea más +

Resumen 82392 AUG 01, 2012

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Inglés, Español

The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (Inglés)

This issue of the World Bank research observer contains the following articles: the odds of achieving the MDGs; the challenges of bankruptcy reform; school feeding programs and development: are we framing the question correctly? ... Vea más +

Publicación 80525 AUG 01, 2012

Pagiola, Stefano; Go, Delfin S.; Quijada, Jose Alejandro; Cirmizi, Elena; Klapper, Leora; Uttamchandani, Mahesh; Alderman, Harold; Bundy, Donald; Wright, Brian D.; Whittington, Dale Inglés

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New firm registration and the business cycle (Inglés)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6775 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Civil conflict and firm performance : evidence from Cote d'Ivoire (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6640 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Islamic finance and financial inclusion: measuring use of and demand for formal financial services among Muslim adults (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6642 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Financial inclusion and the role of the post office (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6630 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion of youth (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 82398 Resumen
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 82400 Resumen Inglés, Francés
The Global Findex database : Islamic finance and financial inclusion (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2013 82401 Resumen
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office : Base de donnees Global Findex : role des postes dans l'inclusion financiere (Francés)
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OCT 01, 2013 82400 Resumen Inglés
The role of private equity investments in public firms : international evidence (Inglés)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6484 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Ownership anonymity (Inglés)
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JUN 01, 2013 80611 Punto de vista
Financial inclusion and legal discrimination against women : evidence from developing countries (Inglés)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6416 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Europe and Central Asia (Inglés)
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APR 01, 2013 82393 Resumen Inglés, Ruso
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Europe and Central Asia (Ruso)
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APR 01, 2013 82393 Resumen Inglés, Ruso
The Global Findex database : women and financial inclusion (Inglés)
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APR 01, 2013 82397 Resumen
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in fragile and conflict-affected states (Inglés)
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FEB 01, 2013 82394 Resumen
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in India (Inglés)
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FEB 01, 2013 82396 Resumen
The foundations of financial inclusion : understanding ownership and use of formal accounts (Inglés)
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DEC 01, 2012 WPS6290 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)
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AUG 01, 2012 82392 Resumen Inglés, Español
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean : La base de datos de Global Findex : la inclusion financiera en America Latina y el Caribe (Español)
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AUG 01, 2012 82392 Resumen Inglés, Español
The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (Inglés)
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AUG 01, 2012 80525 Publicación Inglés