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February 9, 2016
Bureaucracies with field operations that cannot be easily supervised and monitored are often caught in two potential sources of dysfunctions: field...
February 8, 2016
Many authoritarian regimes wield the threat of repression to maintain power despite a lack of popular support. In such contexts, citizens who do not...
February 2, 2016
There are fewer people living in extreme poverty in the world today than 30 years ago. While that is an achievement, continuing progress for poor...
October 6, 2015
Do labor-intensive public works programs (PWPs) serve as an important social protection tools to supplement the income of poor households and improve...
June 23, 2015
Since the 1990s, a great deal of attention has been paid to giving local communities control over their own developmental destinies through community...
June 8, 2015
This event was held at the World Bank. The 8th annual migration conference investigated how international migration affects economic and social...
March 25, 2015
The homicide rate in Mexico began to soar in 2008, tripling by 2011. Why did it happen? Prior research has established links between aggresive...
February 18, 2015
Can public interventions persistently reduce conflict? In his paper, Fetzer studies whether social insurance is effective in reducing conflict....

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