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Brooks World Poverty Institute (BWPI)
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

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Working papers

2014

  1. Armando Barrientos & Juan Miguel Villa, 2014. "Economic and political inclusion of human development conditional transfer programmes in Latin America?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 20014, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  2. Jaime Bonet & Karelys Guzmán Finol & Joaquín Urrego & Juan Miguel Villa, 2014. "Efectos del nuevo Sistema General de Regalías sobre el desempeño fiscal municipal: un análisis dosis-respuesta," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO SOBRE ECONOMÍA REGIONAL 011594, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA - ECONOMÍA REGIONAL.
  3. Jing You & Katsushi S. Imai & Raghav Gaiha, 2014. "Decoding the Growth-Nutrition Nexus in China: Inequality, Uncertainty and Food Insecurity," Discussion Paper Series DP2014-28, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.

2013

  1. Barrientos, Armando & Villa, Juan M., 2013. "Evaluating antipoverty transfer programmes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa: Better policies? Better politics?," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Armando Barrientos & Jasmina Byrne & Paola Peña & Juan Miguel Villa & UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2013. "Social Transfers and Child Protection," Innocenti Working Papers inwopa691, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
  3. Armando Barrientos & Juan Miguel Villa, 2013. "Antipoverty transfers and labour force participation effects," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 18513, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  4. Katsushi S. Imai & Jing You, 2013. "Poverty Dynamics of Households in Rural China," Discussion Paper Series DP2013-16, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University, revised Jun 2013.
  5. Jing You & Samuel Annim, 2013. "The impact of microcredit on child education: quasi-experimental evidence from rural China," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 18313, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  6. You, Jing & Huang, Yongfu, 2013. "Green-to-Grey China: Determinants and Forecasts of its Green Growth," MPRA Paper 57468, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 16 Jul 2014.
  7. Kostov, Philip & Arun, Thankom Gopinath & Annim, Samuel, 2013. "Usage of Financial Services in South Africa: Perceptions Matter," IZA Discussion Papers 7687, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Annim, Samuel & Arun, Thankom Gopinath, 2013. "Is Climbing Difficult? A Gendered Analysis on the Use of Financial Services in Ghana and South Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 7688, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

2012

  1. Ibarrarán, Pablo & Ripani, Laura & Taboada, Bibiana & Villa, Juan Miguel & García, Brígida, 2012. "Life Skills, Employability and Training for Disadvantaged Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation Design," IZA Discussion Papers 6617, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Villa, Juan M., 2012. "Simplifying the estimation of difference in differences treatment effects with Stata," MPRA Paper 43943, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Lena Giesbert & Susan Steiner, 2012. "Perceptions of (Micro)Insurance in Southern Ghana: The Role of Information and Peer Effects," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1194, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  4. Damir Esenaliev & Susan Steiner, 2012. "Are Uzbeks Better off than Kyrgyz?: Measuring and Decomposing Horizontal Inequality," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1252, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  5. Brück, Tilman & Esenaliev, Damir & Kroeger, Antje & Kudebayeva, Alma & Mirkasimov, Bakhrom & Steiner, Susan, 2012. "Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia," IZA Discussion Papers 7055, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. Annim, Samuel & Arun, Thankom Gopinath & Kostov, Philip, 2012. "Effect of Perceptions and Behaviour on Access to and Use of Financial Service: Evidence from South Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 7042, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Raghav Gaiha & Md Shafiul Azam & Samuel Annim & Katsushi S. Imai, 2012. "Agriculture, Markets and Poverty – A Comparative Analysis of Laos and Cambodia," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 1227, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  8. Md Shafiul Azam & Katsushi Imai & Raghav Gaiha, 2012. "Agricultural Supply Response and Smallholders Market Participation: the Case of Cambodia," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 1208, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  9. Md. Shafiul Azam & Katsushi S. Imai, 2012. "Measuring Households' Vulnerability to Idiosyncratic and Covariate Shocks – the case of Bangladesh," Discussion Paper Series DP2012-02, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.

2011

  1. Card, David & Ibarrarán, Pablo & Villa, Juan Miguel, 2011. "Building in an Evaluation Component for Active Labor Market Programs: A Practitioner's Guide," IZA Discussion Papers 6085, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Damir Esenaliev & Antje Kröger & Susan Steiner, 2011. "The Kyrgyz Integrated Household Survey (KIHS): A Primer," Data Documentation 62, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  3. Steiner, Susan & Esenaliev, Damir, 2011. "Are Uzbeks Better Off? Economic Welfare and Ethnicity in Kyrgyzstan," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 75, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  4. Katsushi S. Imai & Jing You, 2011. "Poverty Dynamics of Households in Rural China: Identifying Multiple Pathways for Poverty Transition," Discussion Paper Series DP2011-35, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
  5. Bendig, Mirko & Arun, Thankom Gopinath, 2011. "Enrolment in Micro Life and Health Insurance: Evidences from Sri Lanka," IZA Discussion Papers 5427, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. David Hulme & Thankom Arun, 2011. "What’s wrong and right with microfinance – missing an angle on responsible finance?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 15511, BWPI, The University of Manchester.

2010

  1. Jing You, 2010. "Evaluating poverty duration and transition:A spell-approach to rural China," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 13410, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  2. Katsushi S. Imai & Samuel Kobina Annim, 2010. "Microfinance and Household Poverty Reduction: New evidence from India," Discussion Paper Series DP2010-14, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
  3. Shoba Arun & Samuel Annim & Thankom Arun, 2010. "How can asset accumulation strategies be meaningful for adivasis in Southern India?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 11210, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  4. Thankom Arun & Samuel Kobina Annim, 2010. "Economic Governance of MFIs: Inside the Black Box," Working Papers id:2817, eSocialSciences.
  5. Arun, Thankom Gopinath & Bendig, Mirko, 2010. "Risk Management among the Poor: The Case of Microfinancial Services," IZA Discussion Papers 5174, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. Katsushi S. Imai & Md. Shafiul Azam, 2010. "Does Microfinance Reduce Poverty in Bangladesh? New Evidence from Household Panel Data," Discussion Paper Series DP2010-24, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University, revised Nov 2011.
  7. Md. Shafiul Azam & Katsushi S. Imai, 2010. "Vulnerability and poverty in Bangladesh," Working Papers id:2675, eSocialSciences.

2009

  1. Mirko Bendig & Lena Giesbert & Susan Steiner, 2009. "Savings, Credit and Insurance: Household Demand for Formal Financial Services in Rural Ghana," GIGA Working Paper Series 94, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
  2. Joseph Kimos Adjei & Thankom Arun & Farhad Hossain, 2009. "The Role of Microfinance in Asset-Building and Poverty Reduction: The Case of Sinapi Aba Trust of Ghana," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 8709, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  3. Joseph Kimos Adjei & Thankom Arun, 2009. "Microfinance Programmes and the Poor: Whom Are They Reaching? Evidence from Ghana," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 7209, BWPI, The University of Manchester.

2008

  1. Juan Miguel Villa, 2008. "¿Qué Familias Están en Condiciones de Salir del Programa Familias en Acción?," Publications Spanish 4, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  2. Susan Steiner, 2008. "How important is the Capacity of Local Governments for Improvements in Welfare? Evidence from Decentralised Uganda," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 4308, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  3. Thankom Arun & Susan Steiner, 2008. "Micro-Insurance in the Context of Social Protection," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 5508, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  4. Thankom Arun & David Hulme, 2008. "Microfinance – A Way Forward," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 5408, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  5. Katsushi Imai & Thankom Arun, 2008. "Does Microfinance Reduce Poverty in India?," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 0814, Economics, The University of Manchester.

2006

  1. Juan Miguel VILLA LORA, 2006. "Propuesta para la estimación del salario de reserva de los empleados en Colombia con el análisis de fronteras estocásticas," ARCHIVOS DE ECONOMÍA 003402, DEPARTAMENTO NACIONAL DE PLANEACIÓN.
  2. Susan Steiner, 2006. "Decentralisation in Uganda: Exploring the Constraints for Poverty Reduction," GIGA Working Paper Series 31, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
  3. Thankom Arun & Katsushi Imai & Frances Sinha, 2006. "Does the Microfinance Reduce Poverty in India? Propensity Score Matching based on a National-level Household Data," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series 0625, Economics, The University of Manchester.

2005

  1. Juan Miguel Villa, 2005. "Impacto De Los Incentivos Públicos En Educación Sobre La Participación Laboral De Los Trabajadores En Colombia," Labor and Demography 0506009, EconWPA.
  2. Alfredo SARMIENTO & Darwin Marcelo GORDILLO & Juan Miguel VILLA, 2005. "Propuesta metodológica para la evaluación del impacto de la contaminación de las cuencas hídricas del país: Estudio de caso del río La vieja"."," ARCHIVOS DE ECONOMÍA 003400, DEPARTAMENTO NACIONAL DE PLANEACIÓN.
  3. Kappel, Robert & Lay, Jann & Steiner, Susan, 2005. "Uganda: No more pro-poor growth?," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Kiel 2005 31, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  4. Susan Steiner, 2005. "Decentralisation and Poverty Reduction: A Conceptual Framework for the Economic Impact," GIGA Working Paper Series 03, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
  5. Nxele, Mike & Arun, Thankom G., 2005. "Regulatory Impact on the Development of the Telecommunications Sector in East Africa: A Case Study of Kenya," Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) Working papers 30598, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).
  6. Reaz, Mazrur & Arun, Thankom G., 2005. "Corporate Governance in Developing Economies: Perspective from the Banking Sector in Bangladesh," Development Economics and Public Policy Working Papers 30545, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).

2004

  1. Juan Miguel Villa, 2004. "Estimación de Algunas Formas Funcionales de Relaciones Tecnológicas entre Producto y Factores que dan Origen a Este," Econometrics 0410005, EconWPA.
  2. Darwin Marcelo & Juan Miguel Villa, 2004. "ISH: Hacia una Medida de la Satisfacción de los Hogares desde el Punto de Vista de la Oferta de Trabajo," Labor and Demography 0410007, EconWPA.
  3. Arun, Thankom G. & Borooah, Vani, 2004. "Earnings Inequality in Sri Lanka," Development Economics and Public Policy Working Papers 30548, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).
  4. Chen, Shunlong & Arun, Thankom G., 2004. "Openness, Technological Capabilities and Regional Disparities in China," Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) Working papers 30622, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).

2003

  1. Arun, Thankom G., 2003. "Regulation and Competition: Emerging Issues in an Indian Perspective," Centre on Regulation and Competition (CRC) Working papers 30620, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).
  2. Arun, Thankom G. & Turner, John David, 2003. "Corporate Governance of Banks in Developing Economies: Concepts and Issues," Development Economics and Public Policy Working Papers 30551, University of Manchester, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM).

2002

  1. Julius Spatz & Susan Steiner, 2002. "Post-Reform Trends in Wage Inequality: The Case of Urban Bolivia," Kiel Working Papers 1126, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Journal articles

2014

  1. Pablo Ibarraran & Laura Ripani & Bibiana Taboada & Juan Villa & Brigida Garcia, 2014. "Life skills, employability and training for disadvantaged youth: Evidence from a randomized evaluation design," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 1-24, December.
  2. You, Jing, 2014. "Risk, under-investment in agricultural assets and dynamic asset poverty in rural China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 29(C), pages 27-45.

2013

  1. Xiaobing Wang & Nick Weaver & Jing You, 2013. "The Social Security Function Of Agriculture In China," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(1), pages 1-10, 01.
  2. You, Jing, 2013. "China's challenge for decarbonized growth: Forecasts from energy demand models," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 652-668.
  3. You, Jing, 2013. "The role of microcredit in older children’s nutrition: Quasi-experimental evidence from rural China," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 167-179.

2012

  1. Wang, Yuanyuan & You, Jing, 2012. "Corruption and firm growth: Evidence from China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 415-433.
  2. Philip Kostov & Thankom Arun & Samuel Annim, 2012. "Determinants of Access to Finance: An Investigation into the Mzansi Intervention," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 24(3), pages 397-412, July.
  3. Arun, Thankom & Bendig, Mirko & Arun, Shoba, 2012. "Bequest Motives and Determinants of Micro Life Insurance in Sri Lanka," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1700-1711.

2011

  1. Lena Giesbert & Susan Steiner & Mirko Bendig, 2011. "Participation in Micro Life Insurance and the Use of Other Financial Services in Ghana," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 78(1), pages 7-35, 03.
  2. You, Jing, 2011. "China's energy consumption and sustainable development: Comparative evidence from GDP and genuine savings," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 2984-2989, August.
  3. J. You, 2011. "Evaluating poverty duration and transition: a spell-approach to rural China," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(14), pages 1377-1382.
  4. Haque, Faizul & Arun, Thankom & Kirkpatrick, Colin, 2011. "The political economy of corporate governance in developing economies: The case of Bangladesh," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 25(2), pages 169-182, June.
  5. Thankom Arun & Hulya Ulku, 2011. "Determinants of Remittances: The Case of the South Asian Community in Manchester," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(6), pages 894-912.
  6. Thankom Arun & Vani K. Borooah, 2011. "The Gender impact in Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Sri Lanka," International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research (IJESAR), Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Kavala, Greece, vol. 4(2), pages 71-80, August.
  7. Mirko Bendig & Thankom Arun, 2011. "Microfinancial Services And Risk Management: Evidences From Sri Lanka," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 36(4), pages 97-126, December.
  8. Katsushi S. Imai & MD. Shafiul Azam, 2011. "Does Microfinance Reduce Poverty in Bangladesh? New Evidence from Household Panel Data," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(5), pages 633-653, October.

2010

  1. Susan Steiner & Lena Giesbert, 2010. "Microinsurance: A Large Untapped Market," Weekly Report, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 6(33), pages 245-249.
  2. Susan Steiner & Lena Giesbert, 2010. "Mikroversicherungen: ein großer unerschlossener Markt," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 77(43), pages 2-5.
  3. Susan Steiner, 2010. "How Important is the Capacity of Local Governments for Improvements in Welfare? Evidence from Decentralised Uganda," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(4), pages 644-661.
  4. Imai, Katsushi S. & Arun, Thankom & Annim, Samuel Kobina, 2010. "Microfinance and Household Poverty Reduction: New Evidence from India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(12), pages 1760-1774, December.

2005

  1. Arun, Thankom, 2005. "Regulating for development: the case of microfinance," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 45(2-3), pages 346-357, May.

2004

  1. Shoba Arun & Thankom Arun & Vani Borooah, 2004. "The Effect Of Career Breaks On The Working Lives Of Women," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(1), pages 65-84.
  2. T. G. Arun & J. D. Turner, 2004. "Corporate Governance of Banks in Developing Economies: concepts and issues," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 12(3), pages 371-377, 07.

2002

  1. Shoba Arun & Thankom Arun, 2002. "ICTs, gender and development: women in software production in Kerala," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(1), pages 39-50.

2000

  1. T. G. Arun & F. I. Nixson, 2000. "The Disinvestment of Public Sector Enterprises: The Indian Experience," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(1), pages 19-32.

1998

  1. T. G. Arun & F. I. Nixson, 1998. "The transition of a public sector monopoly: India's experience with telecommunications," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 10(3), pages 387-395.

Software components

2009

  1. Juan M. Villa, 2009. "DIFF: Stata module to perform Differences in Differences estimation," Statistical Software Components S457083, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 09 Jul 2014.
  2. Juan M. Villa, 2009. "EPERIOD: Stata module to calculate elapsed time between dates," Statistical Software Components S457046, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 02 Jun 2009.