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Women's Legal Rights and Gender Gaps in Property Ownership in Developing Countries

World Bank Group · 20 October 2020 English

Women's property ownership matters for their well-being and agency; it can also advance economic prosperity and promote the human development of future generations. Yet, until recently, lack of data has …


Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020 : Reversals of Fortune

World Bank Group · 7 October 2020 English

Previous Poverty and Shared Prosperity Reports have conveyed the difficult message that the world is not on track to meet the global goal of reducing extreme poverty to 3 percent …


Child Care Markets, Parental Labor Supply, and Child Development

World Bank Group · 1 October 2020 English

This paper develops and estimates a model of child care markets that endogenizes demand and supply. On the demand side, families with a child make consumption, labor supply, and child …


Women's Legal Rights and Gender Gaps in Property Ownership in Developing Countries

World Bank Group · 1 October 2020 English

Women's property ownership matters for their well-being and agency; it can also advance economic prosperity and promote the human development of future generations. Yet, until recently, lack of data has …


On the Quantity and Quality of Girls : Fertility, Parental Investments, and …

World Bank Group · 9 September 2020 English

The introduction of prenatal sex-detection technologies in India has led to a phenomenal increase in abortion of female fetuses. This paper examines the impacts of this on girl relative to …


On the Quantity and Quality of Girls : Fertility, Parental Investments, and …

World Bank Group · 1 September 2020 English

The introduction of prenatal sex-detection technologies in India has led to a phenomenal increase in abortion of female fetuses. This paper examines the impacts of this on girl relative to …




It is Only Natural: Europe’s Low Interest Rates

IMF · 3 July 2020 English

Estimates of the natural interest rate are often useful in the analysis of monetary and other macroeconomic policies. The topic gathered much attention following the great financial crisis and the …


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