Working Papers

State Capacity and Violence: Evidence from the Rwandan genocide

Ref: WPS/2014-08

Author(s): Leander Heldring

History, Path Dependence and Development: Evidence from Colonial Railroads, Settlers and Cities in Kenya

Ref: WPS/2014-04

Author(s): Remi Jedwab, Edward Kerby and Alexander Moradi

Early Life Circumstance and Mental Health in Ghana

Ref: WPS/2014-03

Author(s): Achyuta Adhvaryu, James Fenske and Anant Nyshadham

1807: Economic shocks, conflict and the slave trade

Ref: WPS/2014-02

Author(s): James Fenske and Namrata Kala

Foreign Aid and Domestic Absorption

Ref: WPS/2014-01

Author(s): Jonathan R. W. Temple and Nicolas Van de Sijpe

Does Public-Sector Employment Fully Crowd Out Private-Sector Employment?

Ref: WPS/2013-20

Author(s): Alberto Behar and Junghwan Mok

Teacher Characteristics, Actions and Perceptions: What Matters for Student Achievement in Pakistan?

Ref: WPS/2013-19

Author(s): Shenila Rawal, Monazza Aslam and Baela Jamil

Banking in Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-16

Author(s): Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull

Growth, Growth Accelerations and the Poor: Lessons from Indonesia

Ref: WPS/2013-14

Author(s): Sambit Bhattacharyya and Budy P. Resosudarmo

Measuring the option value of education

Ref: WPS/2013-13

Author(s): Rulof P. Burger and Francis J. Teal

Distributional Impact of Commodity Price Shocks: Australia over a Century

Ref: WPS/2013-11

Author(s): Sambit Bhattacharyya and Jeffrey G. Williamson

The fungibility of health aid reconsidered

Ref: WPS/2013-10

Author(s): Nicolas Van de Sijpe

Mobile Phone Coverage and Producer Markets: Evidence from West Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-09

Author(s): Jenny C. Aker and Marcel Fafchamps

War, resilience and political engagement in Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-08

Author(s): Achyuta Adhvaryu and James Fenske

Intra-National Protectionism in China: Evidence from the Public Disclosure of ‘Illegal

Ref: WPS/2013-07

Author(s): Markus Eberhardt, Zheng Wang and Zhihong Yu

Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?

Ref: WPS/2013-06

Author(s): Erlend Berg, Maitreesh Ghatak, Manjula Ramachandra, Rajasekhar Durgam and Sanchari Roy

Does Social Judgment Diminish Rule Breaking?

Ref: WPS/2013-05

Author(s): Timothy C. Salmon and Danila Serra

Scaling-up What Works: Experimental Evidence on External Validity in Kenyan Education.

Ref: WPS/2013-04

Author(s): Tessa Bold, Mwangi Kimenyi, Germano Mwabu, Alice Ng'ang'a and Justin Sandefur

Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee

Ref: WPS/2013-03

Author(s): Clément Imbert and John Papp

The Origins of Social Contracts: Attitudes toward Taxation in Urban Nigeria.

Ref: WPS/2013-02

Author(s): Cristina Bodea and Adrienne LeBas

Housing and Urbanization in Africa: unleashing a formal market process

Ref: WPS/2013-01

Author(s): Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables

Climate, ecosystem resilience and the slave trade.

Ref: WPS/2012-23

Author(s): James Fenske and Namrata Kala

African polygamy: Past and present

Ref: WPS/2012-20

Author(s): James Fenske

Imachi Nkwu: Trade and the commons

Ref: WPS/2012-19

Author(s): James Fenske

Ecology, trade and states in pre-colonial Africa

Ref: WPS/2012-18

Author(s): James Fenske

Learning by Doing: Skills and Jobs in Urban Ghana

Ref: WPS/2012-15

Author(s): Monazza Aslam and Kim Lehrer

China as a Developmental State

Ref: WPS/2012-13

Author(s): John Knight

The rise and fall of (Chinese) African apparel exports

Ref: WPS/2012-12

Author(s): Lorenzo Rotunno, Pierre-Louis Vezina and Zheng Wang

The impact of armed conflict on economic performance: Evidence from Rwanda

Ref: WPS/2012-10

Author(s): Pieter Serneels and Marijke Verpoorten

Exchange Rate Arrangements in the Transition to East African Monetary Union

Ref: WPS/2012-07

Author(s): Chris Adam, Pantaleo Kessy, Camillus Kombe, Stephen O'Connell

Greening Africa? Technologies, endowments and the latecomer effect

Ref: WPS/2012-06

Author(s): Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables

Can Rural Public Works Affect Agricultural Wages? Evidence from India

Ref: WPS/2012-05

Author(s): Erlend Berg, Sambit Bhattacharyya, Rajasekhar Durgam and Manjula Ramachandra

The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel data evidence from South Africa

Ref: WPS/2012-04

Author(s): Andrew Kerr and Francis Teal

Financial Architecture and the Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Tanzania

Ref: WPS/2012-03

Author(s): Chris Adam, Peter Montiel, Wilfred Mbowe, Stephen O'Connell

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