Abstracting

An abstract is a brief summary of a research article, thesis, review, conference proceeding, or any in-depth analysis of a particular subject and is often used to help the reader quickly ascertain the paper's purpose. When used, an abstract always appears at the beginning of a manuscript or typescript, acting as the point-of-entry for any given academic paper or patent application. Abstracting and indexing services for various academic disciplines are aimed at compiling a body of literature for that particular subject. The terms précis or synopsis are used in some publications to refer to the same thing that other publications …

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Human Capital Accumulation at Work : Estimates for the World and Implications …

World Bank Group · 29 September 2021 English

In this paper, the authors: (i) study wage-experience profiles and obtain measures of returns to potential work experience using data from about 24 million individuals in 1,084 household surveys and …

since both groups train. There are 8 bins so, abstracting from mortality, training is concentrated among


Foreign Investors and U.S. Treasuries

NBER · 24 September 2021 English

While foreigners are prominent in the Treasury market and in theoretical and empirical work, little is known about the nature of their Treasury portfolios. We provide novel evidence on foreigners' …

and private foreign (0.49). Surprisingly, and abstracting from the Fed, the best performance comes from


Cash Transfers and Formal Labor Markets : Evidence from Brazil (English)

World Bank Group · 22 September 2021 English

Cash transfer programs have expanded widely in developing countries and have been credited for sizable reductions in poverty. However, their potential disincentive effects on beneficiaries' labor supply have spurred a …

ms . methodology, that is, abstracting from any change coming from population growth


Water in Circular Economy and Resilience (WICER) : Position Paper Final (English)

World Bank Group · 15 September 2021 English

Rethinking urban water through the circular economy and resilience lenses offers an opportunity to transform the urban water sector and deliver water supply and sanitation services in a more sustainable, …

third of the water they spend so much money abstracting, treating, and supplying. In some cities, NRW


Road Capacity, Domestic Trade and Regional Outcomes (English)

World Bank Group · 13 September 2021 English

What is the impact on intranational trade and regional economic outcomes when the quality and lane capacity of an existing paved road network is expanded significantly? This paper investigates this …

the discrete, indivisible nature of housing. Abstracting from these channels, we use the median value


Intervention Size and Persistence (English)

World Bank Group · 8 September 2021 English

Do larger interventions improve longer run outcomes more cost effectively? And should poverty traps motivate increasing intervention size? This paper considers two approaches to increasing intervention size in the context …

25 �abstracting from uncertainty in the return on investment


Cash Transfers and Formal Labor Markets : Evidence from Brazil

World Bank Group · 1 September 2021 English

Cash transfer programs have expanded widely in developing countries and have been credited for sizable reductions in poverty. However, their potential disincentive effects on beneficiaries' labor supply have spurred a …

ms . methodology, that is, abstracting from any change coming from population growth


Road Capacity, Domestic Trade and Regional Outcomes

World Bank Group · 1 September 2021 English

What is the impact on intranational trade and regional economic outcomes when the quality and lane capacity of an existing paved road network is expanded significantly? This paper investigates this …

the discrete, indivisible nature of housing. Abstracting from these channels, we use the median value


Human Capital Accumulation at Work : Estimates for the World and Implications …

World Bank Group · 1 September 2021 English

In this paper, the authors: (i) study wage-experience profiles and obtain measures of returns to potential work experience using data from about 24 million individuals in 1,084 household surveys and …

since both groups train. There are 8 bins so, abstracting from mortality, training is concentrated among including the 5-9 bin. There are 8 bins so, abstracting from mortality, training is concentrated among


A Theory of the Global Financial Cycle

NBER · 1 September 2021 English

We develop a theory to account for changes in prices of risky and safe assets and gross and net capital flows over the global financial cycle (GFC). The multi-country model …

therefore no change in gross capital flows. Abstracting from cross- country heterogeneity, as our focus then less sensitive to the risky asset price. Abstracting for a moment from within-country heterogeneity


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