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Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Data Set for "Peer Review of Social Science Research in Global Health: A View Through Correspondence Letters to The Lancet - Working Paper 371"
June 17, 2014
This is the data set for Working Paper 371 which analyzes correspondence letters to The Lancet and summarizes and categorizes common areas of dispute raised in these letters.
Data Set for "Straightening the Measuring Stick: A 14-Point Plan for Reforming the Definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA)"
June 05, 2014
This is the data set for Policy Paper 44 which analyzes 14 proposals to change or preserve aspects of the official aid measurement system.
Understanding Economic Development Reading List - Arvind Subramanian
May 30, 2014
Senior fellow Arvind Subramanian has just finished teaching a course at the School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University on long run economic development. Not the recent trend toward micro-development that focuses on questions such as “will giving away free bed-...
Data Set for "Understanding Latin America’s Financial Inclusion Gap - Working Paper 367"
May 27, 2014
This is the data set for Working Paper 367 which analyzes Latin America’s financial inclusion gap, the difference between the average financial inclusion for Latin America and the corresponding average for a set of comparator countries.
Data Set for "What Drives Deforestation and What Stops It? A Meta-Analysis of Spatially Explicit Econometric Studies - Working Paper 361"
May 12, 2014
This is the data set for Working Paper 361.
We Just Ran Twenty-Three Million Queries of the World Bank's Website - Working Paper 362
April 25, 2014
Much of the data underlying global poverty and inequality estimates is not in the public domain, but can be accessed in small pieces using the World Bank's PovcalNet online tool.
Getting Serious about Underperformance of the African Growth and Opportunity Act: Policy Options for Supporting Trade Potential in Africa
January 31, 2014
With the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) scheduled to expire in September 2015, the US Congress and Obama Administration will need to consider its status this year.