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Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality (Inglés)

This paper proposes a method for estimating distribution functions that are associated with the nested errors in linear mixed models. The estimator incorporates Empirical Bayes prediction while making minimal assumptions about the shape of the error distributions. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6962 JUL 01, 2014

Elbers, Chris; van der Weide, Roy

Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (Inglés)

This paper shows how Dutch disease effects may arise solely from a shift in demand following a natural resource discovery. The natural resource wealth increases the demand for non-tradable luxury services due to non-homothetic preferences. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6966 JUL 01, 2014

Battaile, Bill; Chisik, Richard; Onder, Harun

The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (Inglés)

This paper studies the impact of the rapid expansion of the Brazilian road network, which occurred from the 1960s to the 2000s, on the growth and spatial allocation of population and economic activity across the country's municipalities. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6964 JUL 01, 2014

Bird, Julia; Straub, Stephane

Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (Inglés)

Actas 89207 JUL 01, 2014

Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds (Inglés)

Ponzis are among the most ubiquitous and least understood phenomena of economic life. They acquired a certain salience with the global financial crisis of 2008 and the crash of Bernie Madoff’s celebrated Ponzi scheme. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6967 JUL 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik

Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (Inglés)

Ratings for the Second National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... Vea más +

Informe de evaluación de proyecto 88958 JUN 26, 2014

Bangladesh - Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development; and Power Sector Development Technical Assistance Project (Inglés)

Ratings for the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcome was highly satisfactory, risk to development outcomes was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... Vea más +

Informe de evaluación de proyecto 88546 JUN 20, 2014

Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation : El emprendimiento en America Latina : muchas empresas y poca innovacion (Español)

Entrepreneurship is a fundamental driver of growth, development, and job creation. While Latin America and the Caribbean has a wealth of entrepreneurs, firms in the region, compared to those in other regions, are small in size and less likely to grow or innovate. ... Vea más +

Publicación 83837 JUN 20, 2014

Lederman, Daniel; Messina, Julian; Pienknagura, Samuel; Rigolini, Jamele Inglés, Español

Tanzania economic update : who wants a job? The magnetic power of cities (Inglés)

This fifth economic update also examines prospects for economic prosperity in the context of rapid urbanization; in particular, how the growth of cities can be harnessed to create productive jobs for a labor force that is expected to double in the next 15 years. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo (Serie Numerada) 88932 JUN 19, 2014

Morisset, Jacques; Cunningham, Victoria; Haji, Mahjabeen

Sticky feet : how labor market frictions shape the impact of international trade on jobs and wages (Inglés)

This report analyzes the paths by which developing country labor markets adjust to permanent trade-related shocks. Trade shocks can bring about reallocation of labor between industries, but the presence of labor mobility costs implies economy-wide losses because they extend the period of economic adjustment. ... Vea más +

Publicación 88890 JUN 17, 2014

Hollweg, Claire H.; Lederman, Daniel; Rojas, Diego; Bulmer, Elizabeth Ruppert

Mauritania - Second Mining Sector Capacity Building Project (Inglés)

Ratings for the Second Mining Sector Capacity Building Project for Mauritania were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... Vea más +

Informe final de ejecución y resultados  ICR2788 JUN 13, 2014

More power to India: the challenge of distribution (Inglés)

This report reviews the evolution of the Indian power sector since the landmark Electricity Act of 2003 (EA 2003, or EA), with a focus on distribution as key to performance and viability of the sector. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo ACS9203 JUN 12, 2014

Pargal, Sheoli ; Ghosh Banerjee, Sudeshna

The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (Inglés)

Central Asia is often associated with the silk route or road, the longest overland trade route connecting China to Europe and one of the oldest in history. ... Vea más +

Publicación 88891 JUN 12, 2014

Rastogi, Cordula; Arvis, Jean-Francois

Understanding the poverty impact of the global financial crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)

Any time there is an economic crisis; there is the very real potential that its consequences for human welfare will be severe. Thus when the developed world plunged into such a crisis in 2008 and growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) began to plummet, fears rose that the region will suffer rising unemployment, poverty, malnutrition, and infant mortality, among other things. ... Vea más +

Publicación 88887 JUN 12, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Dixon, Peter; Freije, Samuel; Fruttero, Anna; Grosh, Margaret; de Hoyos, Rafael E.; Oliveri, Maria Laura; Rimmer, Maureen; Savescu, Cristina; Verikios, George

Immigrant versus natives ? displacement and job creation (Inglés)

The impact of immigration on native workers is driven by two countervailing forces: the degree of substitutability between natives and immigrants, and the increased demand for native workers as immigrants reduce the cost of production and output expands. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6900 JUN 01, 2014

Ozden, Caglar; Wagner, Mathis

Cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services : the role of policy and industrial structure (Inglés)

This paper presents evidence on the determinants of cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services sectors. It develops a stylized model of mergers and acquisitions that predicts that the incidence of merger and acquisition deals depends, inter alia, on the target economy's size, industrial structure and investment policies, as well as on bilateral transactions costs. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6905 JUN 01, 2014

Barattieri, Alessandro; Borchert, Ingo; Mattoo, Aaditya

The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa (Inglés)

This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods, which has disappeared from Africa's development debate. Through econometric analysis of monthly food price series across 100 locations in three countries during 2000-12, it is shown that seasonal movements in maize wholesale prices explain 20 (Tanzania, Uganda) to 40 (Malawi) percent of their monthly volatility. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6907 JUN 01, 2014

Kaminski, Jonathan; Christiaensen, Luc; Gilbert, Christopher L.

The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania (Inglés)

This paper reports on a randomized field experiment that uses price incentives to address economic and gender inequality in land tenure formalization. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6908 JUN 01, 2014

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Collin, Matthew; Deininger, Klaus; Dercon, Stefan; Sandefur, Justin; Zeitlin, Andrew

Economic inequality in the Arab region (Inglés)

The paper uses harmonized household survey micro-data to assess the levels and determinants of economic inequality in 12 Arab countries. It focuses on the sources of rural-urban, as well as metropolitan-nonmetropolitan, inequalities and applies the unconditional quantile regression decomposition technique to analyze the welfare gaps across the entire distribution. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6911 JUN 01, 2014

Hassine, Nadia Belhaj

The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening (Inglés)

In many developing countries, the supply of skilled workers is likely to continue to be stronger than demand, and this should drive down the skill premium and reduce inequality. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6912 JUN 01, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Maliszewska, Maryla; Murard, Elie

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Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6962 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6966 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6964 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 89207 Actas
Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds (Inglés)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6967 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (Inglés)
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JUN 26, 2014 88958 Informe de evaluación de proyecto
Bangladesh - Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development; and Power Sector Development Technical Assistance Project (Inglés)
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JUN 20, 2014 88546 Informe de evaluación de proyecto
Latin American entrepreneurs : many firms but little innovation : El emprendimiento en America Latina : muchas empresas y poca innovacion (Español)
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JUN 20, 2014 83837 Publicación Inglés, Español
Tanzania economic update : who wants a job? The magnetic power of cities (Inglés)
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JUN 19, 2014 88932 Documento de trabajo (Serie Numerada)
Sticky feet : how labor market frictions shape the impact of international trade on jobs and wages (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 17, 2014 88890 Publicación
Mauritania - Second Mining Sector Capacity Building Project (Inglés)
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JUN 13, 2014 ICR2788 Informe final de ejecución y resultados 
More power to India: the challenge of distribution (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 12, 2014 ACS9203 Documento de trabajo
The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 12, 2014 88891 Publicación
Understanding the poverty impact of the global financial crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 12, 2014 88887 Publicación
Immigrant versus natives ? displacement and job creation (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6900 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions in services : the role of policy and industrial structure (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6905 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6907 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The price of empowerment : experimental evidence on land titling in Tanzania (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6908 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Economic inequality in the Arab region (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6911 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The long-awaited rise of the middle class in Latin America is finally happening (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2014 WPS6912 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas