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DDVE Working Papers

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DDVE launched in November 2008 four publication series: DDVE Studies, DDVE Working Papers, DDVE Notes and DDVE Briefs. All publications are freely available through the web and in the case of the working papers most publications are made available through the RePEc websites to facilitate access by the public at large. DDVE Working Papers are research papers on specific issues, typically of 25-40 pages in length. Many of the DDVE working papers are written by DDVE staff, but some are written by other World Bank staff on topics of direct interest to DDVE. While most DDVE working papers are sponsored by DDVE, some were sponsored by other World Bank units and are made available on this website simply to promote wider dissemination because they deal with issues of focus at DDVE. Most of the papers have been published through the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series, and we are making them available through the DDVE working papers links below for convenience. While DDVE working papers are in most cases for dissemination of World Bank-sponsored work, the DDVE team welcomes contributions from individuals not related to the World Bank. Authors interested in submitting a working paper should contact the DDVE team (see Contact Us). DDVE working papers are peer reviewed so that publication is not guaranteed.

List of DDVE Working Papers

2010-12 Income Generation and Intra-Household Decision Making: A Gender Analysis for Nigeria

2010-11 Gender Labor Income Shares and Human Capital Investment in the Republic of Congo

2010-10 Domestic Work Time in Sierra Leone

2010-9 How Does Growth Affect Labor Income by Gender? A Structural Path Analysis for Tanzania

2010-8 Gender, Time Use, and Labor Income in Guinea: Micro and Macro Analyses

2010-7 Economic Freedom, Human Rights, and the Returns to Human Capital: An Evaluation of the Schultz Hypothesis  

2010-6 Performance of Fe y Alegría High School Students in Colombia: Is it a Matter of Fe (Faith) or Alegría (Joy)? 

2010-5 Cost Recovery, Equity, and Efficiency in Water Tariffs: Evidence from African Utilities 

2010-4 Lessons Learned from Uganda's First Results-Based Financing Pilot 

2010-3 The Ethnicity Distraction? Political Credibility and Partisan Preferences in Africa

2010-2 Paying Primary Health Care Centers for Performance in Rwanda

2010-1 Intellectual Property Rights and the TRIPS Agreement

2009-16 Private Education Provision and Public Finance - The Netherlands 

2009-15 Missing Women and India's Religious Demography

2009-14 Secondary School Madrasas in Bangladesh: Incidence, Quality, and Implications for Reform

2009-13 Outsourcing Social Sources to CSOs: Lessons from Abroad

2009-12 Business Ethics and Corporate Governance as Anti-Corruption Tools 

2009-11 World Bank Policy Research: A Historical Overview

2009-10 Stigma and the Take-up of Social Programs

2009-9 Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators 1996-2008

2009-8 Working Long Hours and Having No Choice: Time Poverty in Guinea


2009-5 Can Risk Averse Competitive Input Providers Serve Farmers Efficiently in Developing Countries?

2009-4 May Growth Lead to Higher Deprivation Despite Higher Satisfaction?

2009-3 Is Low Coverage of Modern Infrastructure Services in African Cities due to Lack of Demand or Lack of Supply?

2009-2 Trends in Household Coverage of Modern Infrastructure Services in Africa

2009-1 The Performance of Decentralized School Systems: Evidence from Fe y Alegría in Venezuela

2008-13 Working for God? 

2008-12 Individual and Country-Level Factors Affecting Support for Foreign Aid

2008-11 Indigenous and Colonial Origins of Comparative Economic Development: The Case of Colonial India and Africa

2008-10 Minority Status and Labor Market Outcomes: Does India Have Minority Enclaves?

2008-9 Madrasas and NGOs: Complements or Substitutes? Non-State Providers and Growth in Female Education in Bangladesh

2008-8 Assessing the Geographic Impact of Higher Food Prices in Guinea

2008-7 Rice Prices and Poverty in Liberia

2008-6 Assessing the Potential Impact on Poverty of Rising Cereals Prices: The Case of Ghana

2008-5 Impact of Rising Rice Prices and Policy Responses in Mali: Simulations with a Dynamic CGE Model
2008-4 Comparing the Impact of Food and Energy Price Shocks on Consumers: A Social Accounting Matrix Analysis for Ghana

2008-3 Assessing the Potential Impact on Poverty of Rising Cereals Prices: The Case of Mali

2008-2 Potential Impact of Higher Food Prices on Poverty: Summary Estimates for a Dozen West and Central African Countries

2008-1 Rising Food Prices in Sub-Saharan Africa: Poverty Impact and Policy Responses

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