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Shocks and Vulnerabilities Research

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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Cororaton Caesar B., Knight David S.Sep 01,2014
    This paper seeks to provide evidence on the extent of household vulnerability to exogenous economic shocks in the Pacific region and consider policy options that help to manage this risk. Characteristics of the...
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    Artuc Erhan, Iootty Mariana, Pirlea Ana FlorinaAug 01,2014
    This paper uses the gravity model to analyze whether the varying export performance of Croatian counties can be explained by their proximity to border gates, ports, and other county-specific characteristics. The ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Brenton Paul, Portugal-Perez Alberto, Regolo JulieAug 01,2014
    Market integration is key to ensuring sufficient and stable food supplies. This paper assesses the impediments to market integration in Central and Eastern Africa for three food staples: maize, rice, and sorghum....
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Ivanic Maros, Martin WillAug 01,2014
    This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual ...
  • BRIEF
    Longmore Rohan, Cazorla Marta Riveira, Verhoeven MarijnJun 01,2014
    This note outlines a framework for assessing the extent of fiscal risks inherent in the operations of public bodies (PBs), highlighting eight applications in Jamaica. Scenario analysis and stress testing are two...