This paper provides new evidence on the types of inputs that matter to improving educational outcomes. Data from across 69 economies were gathered using a scoring system that attempts to capture quality dimensions.
This paper explores the effects of a firm's adoption of ICT in reducing gender inequality in the labor market.
Using new data from several low-income economies in urban Asia this paper finds that overeducation in less developed labor markets are more pervasive than in more developed economies.
This study uses a new farm investment climate assessment survey to identify key areas that are important for increasing Cambodia’s rice production and commercialization of small farms.
This paper presents a methodological approach to identifying tariff structures that ensure cost recovery for the provider while increasing take-up of basic services among the poor.
This paper investigates household characteristics and behavioral factors that contribute to the adoption and ownership of compact fluorescent lights in Pakistan and examines the impact of this adoption on electricity usage.
This paper looks at the characteristics of India's manufacturing firms that generate better quality employment and the relationship between quality employment and firm performance using multiple measures of employment quality.
This paper examines the impact of the 3-month training component of the Rural Skills Development Project in Bhutan designed to diversify income sources beyond agriculture and reduce expenses spent on housing repairs.
This paper finds that a larger middle class influences growth primarily through higher levels of human capital investment.
This paper examines the impact on employment and wages of liberalization in selected services subsectors—banking, distribution, and telecommunications—from 1991 to 2004 in the Philippines.