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Inequality and Shared Prosperity Research

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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Elbers Chris, van der Weide RoyJul 01,2014
    This paper proposes a method for estimating distribution functions that are associated with the nested errors in linear mixed models. The estimator incorporates Empirical Bayes prediction while making minimal ...
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    van der Weide Roy, Milanovic BrankoJul 01,2014
    The paper assesses the impact of overall inequality, as well as inequality among the poor and among the rich, on the growth rates along various percentiles of the income distribution. The analysis uses ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Battaile Bill, Chisik Richard, Onder HarunJul 01,2014
    This paper shows how Dutch disease effects may arise solely from a shift in demand following a natural resource discovery. The natural resource wealth increases the demand for non-tradable luxury services due to ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Kanbur Ravi, Wagstaff AdamJul 01,2014
    The academic literature on equality of opportunity has burgeoned. The concepts and measures have begun to be used by policy institutions, including in specific sectors such as health and education. It is argued ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Hassine Nadia BelhajJun 01,2014
    The paper uses harmonized household survey micro-data to assess the levels and determinants of economic inequality in 12 Arab countries. It focuses on the sources of rural-urban, as well as ...