DECRG Research Papers and Books


The papers and books are rigorous analytical pieces designed to tackle specific research questions relevant for social and economic development.Journal Articles/Publications Date Authors Affiliation DetailsForthcomingRoberto Chang,Constantino Hevia,Norman LoayzaRutgers University;Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina; World BankChang, Roberto, Constantino Hevia, and Norman Loayza. Privatization and Nationalization Cycles. Macroeconomic DynamicsSep 2016Michael WoolcockWorld BankWoolcock, Michael. 2016. Critical Elements for Ensuring the Success of More Inclusive Social Policies, in World Social Science Report 2016,  Challenging Inequalities: Pathways to a Just World. UNESCO Publishing, Paris. Pages 241-244.2016Raphael Bergoeing, Norman Loayza, Facundo PiguillemChile’s Center for Public Studies and University of Chile; World Bank; Einaudi Institute for Economics and FinanceBergoeing, Raphael, Norman V. Loayza, and Facundo Piguillem. 2016. The Whole is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts: Complementary Reforms to Address Microeconomic Distortions. World Bank Economic Review 30 (2): 268-305.Aug 2016Norman Loayza, Jamele RigoliniWorld Bank; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), GermanyLoayza, Norman, and Jamele Rigolini. 2016. The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality: Evidence from the Commodity Boom in Peru. World Development 84 (Issue C): 219-234.Apr 2016Ximena Del Carpio, Norman Loayza,Tomoko WadaWorld Bank; World Bank;University of MinnesotaDel Carpio, Ximena, Norman Loayza, and Tomoko Wada. 2016. The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on the Amount and Type of Child Labor. World Development 80 (Issue C): 33-47. Nov 2015Deval Desai,Michael WoolcockHarvard Law School; World BankDesai, Deval and Michael Woolcock. 2015.Experimental Justice Reform: Lessons from the World Bank and Beyond. Annual Review of Law and Social Science 11: 155-174