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First Name: Jamele
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Last Name: Rigolini

RePEc Short-ID: pri76

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International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD)
World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Phone: (202) 477-1234
Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
Handle: RePEc:edi:ibrdwus (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Loayza, Norman & Mier y Teran, Alfredo & Rigolini, Jamele, 2013. "Poverty, inequality, and the local natural resource curse," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6366, The World Bank.
  2. Allwine, Melanie & Rigolini, Jamele & López-Calva, Luis-Felipe, 2013. "The Unfairness of (Poverty) Targets," IZA Discussion Papers 7194, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Pagés, Carmen & Rigolini, Jamele & Robalino, David A., 2013. "Social Insurance, Informality and Labor Markets: How to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs," IZA Discussion Papers 7879, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Loayza, Norman & Rigolini, Jamele & Llorente, Gonzalo, 2012. "Do Middle Classes Bring Institutional Reforms?," IZA Discussion Papers 6430, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Jamele Rigolini, Florencia Torche, 2012. "Is There Such a Thing As Middle Class Values? Class Differences, Values, and Political Orientations in Latin America - Working Paper 286," Working Papers 286, Center for Global Development.
  6. Lopez-Calva, Luis F. & Rigolini, Jamele & Torche, Florencia, 2011. "Is there such thing as middle class values ? Class differences, values and political orientations in Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5874, The World Bank.
  7. Loayza, Norman V. & Rigolini, Jamele & Calvo-Gonzalez, Oscar, 2011. "More than you can handle : decentralization and spending ability of Peruvian municipalities," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5763, The World Bank.
  8. Acosta, Pablo & Leite, Phillipe & Rigolini, Jamele, 2011. "Should cash transfers be confined to the poor ? implications for poverty and inequality in Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5875, The World Bank.
  9. Loayza, Norman & Olaberria, Eduardo & Rigolini, Jamele & Christiaensen, Luc, 2009. "Natural disasters and growth - going beyond the averages," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4980, The World Bank.
  10. Olaberria, Eduardo & Rigolini, Jamele, 2009. "Managing East Asia's macroeconomic volatility," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4989, The World Bank.
  11. Breceda, Karla & Rigolini, Jamele & Saavedra, Jaime, 2008. "Latin America and the social contract : patterns of social spending and taxation," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4604, The World Bank.
  12. Loayza, Norman V. & Rigolini, Jamele, 2006. "Informality trends and cycles," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4078, The World Bank.
  13. Dhillon, Amrita & Rigolini, Jamele, 2006. "Development and the interaction of enforcement institutions," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4090, The World Bank.
  14. Roberta Gatti & Stefano Paternostro & Jamele Rigolini, 2003. "Individual attitudes toward corruption: do social effects matter?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3122, The World Bank.


  1. Loayza, Norman V. & Olaberría, Eduardo & Rigolini, Jamele & Christiaensen, Luc, 2012. "Natural Disasters and Growth: Going Beyond the Averages," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(7), pages 1317-1336.
  2. Loayza, Norman & Rigolini, Jamele & Llorente, Gonzalo, 2012. "Do middle classes bring about institutional reforms?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 440-444.
  3. Dhillon, Amrita & Rigolini, Jamele, 2011. "Development and the interaction of enforcement institutions," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(1-2), pages 79-87, February.
  4. Loayza, Norman V. & Rigolini, Jamele, 2011. "Informal Employment: Safety Net or Growth Engine?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(9), pages 1503-1515, September.
  5. Karla Breceda & Jamele Rigolini & Jaime Saavedra, 2009. "Latin America and the Social Contract: Patterns of Social Spending and Taxation," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 35(4), pages 721-748.
  6. Masatlioglu Yusufcan & Rigolini Jamele, 2008. "Informality Traps," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-24, December.
  7. Rigolini, Jamele, 2004. "Education technologies, wages and technological progress," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(1), pages 55-77, October.


  1. Francisco H.G. Ferreira & Julian Messina & Jamele Rigolini & Luis-Felipe López-Calva & Maria Ana Lugo & Renos Vakis, 2013. "Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 11858, July.

NEP Fields

20 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2004-08-16
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2013-03-09
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (8) 2007-01-13 2007-01-13 2008-09-13 2009-07-11 2009-07-11 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-02-20. Author is listed
  4. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2009-07-11
  5. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2011-08-22
  6. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2007-01-13 2014-01-24
  7. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2014-01-24
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2014-01-24
  9. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (8) 2008-09-13 2011-08-22 2011-11-14 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-02-20 2012-04-03 2014-02-15. Author is listed
  10. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2004-08-16
  11. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (9) 2011-11-14 2011-11-14 2011-12-13 2012-02-20 2012-04-03 2013-02-16 2013-03-09 2013-03-16 2014-01-24. Author is listed
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2009-07-11
  13. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (3) 2008-09-13 2011-08-22 2014-02-15
  14. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2012-04-03
  15. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2011-08-22 2011-11-14 2012-02-20
  16. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2006-06-03 2007-01-13
  17. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2009-07-11
  18. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-06-03
  19. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2014-02-15
  20. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-08-22 2014-02-15


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