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First Name: Michael
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Last Name: Woolcock
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RePEc Short-ID: pwo82

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Postal Address: Development Research Group World Bank MC3-306 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA
Phone: +1 (202) 473 9258

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Economics Research
World Bank Group
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://econ.worldbank.org/research
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Phone: (202) 477-1234
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Postal: 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
Handle: RePEc:edi:dvewbus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Lewis, David & Rodgers, Dennis & Woolcock, Michael, 2013. "The projection of development : cinematic representation as an(other) source of authoritative knowledge ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6491, The World Bank.
  2. Woolcock, Michael, 2013. "Using case studies to explore the external validity of .complex. development interventions," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Pritchett, Lant & Woolcock, Michael & Andrews, Matt, 2012. "Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  4. Andrews, Matt & Pritchett, Lant & Woolcock, Michael, 2012. "Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Gauri, Varun & Woolcock, Michael & Desai, Deval, 2011. "Intersubjective meaning and collective action in'fragile'societies : theory, evidence and policy implications," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5707, The World Bank.
  6. Lant Pritchett, Michael Woolcock, Matt Andrews, 2010. "Capability Traps? The Mechanisms of Persistent Implementation Failure - Working Paper 234," Working Papers 234, Center for Global Development.
  7. Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Towards a Plurality of Methods in Project Evaluation: A Contextualised Approach to Understanding Impact Trajectories and Efficacy," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 7309, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  8. Daniel Adler & Caroline Sage & Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Interim Institutions and the Development Process: Opening Spaces for Reform in Cambodia and Indonesia," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 8609, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  9. Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Global Poverty and Inequality: A Brief Retrospective and Prospective Analysis," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 7809, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  10. Michael Bamberger & Vijayendra Rao & Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Using Mixed Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Experiences from International Development’," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 10709, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  11. Michael Woolcock & Simon Szreter & Vijayendra Rao, 2009. "How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 6809, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  12. David Lewis & Dennis Rodgers & Michael Woolcock, 2008. "The Fiction of Development: Literary Representation as a Source of Authoritative Knowledge," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 2008, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  13. Michael Woolcock, 2008. "Toward an Economic Sociology of Chronic Poverty: Enhancing the Rigor and Relevance of Social Theory," Working Papers id:1354, eSocialSciences.
  14. Imani Duncan-Waite & Michael Woolcock, 2008. "Arrested Development: The Political Origins and Socio-Economic Foundations of Common Violence in Jamaica," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 4608, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  15. Michael Woolcock & Elizabeth Radin, 2007. "A Relational Approach to the Theory and Practices of Economic Development," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 0907, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  16. Caroline Sage & Michael Woolcock, 2007. "Breaking Legal Inequality Traps: New Approaches to Building Justice Systems for the Poor in Developing Countries," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 1707, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  17. Barron, Patrick & Diprose, Rachael & Woolcock, Michael, 2007. "Local conflict and development projects in Indonesia : part of the problem or part of a solution ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4212, The World Bank.
  18. Veronica Nyhan Jones & Michael Woolcock, 2007. "Using Mixed Methods to Assess Social Capital in Low Income Countries: A Practical Guide," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 1207, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  19. Christopher Gibson & Michael Woolcock, 2007. "Empowerment, Deliberative Development and Local Level Politics in Indonesia: Participatory Projects as a Source of Countervailing Power," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 0807, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  20. William Easterly & Jozef Ritzan & Michael Woolcock, 2006. "Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth," Working Papers 94, Center for Global Development.
  21. Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra & Woolcock, Michael, 2005. "Governance in the gullies : democratic responsiveness and leadership in Delhi's slums," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3694, The World Bank.
  22. David Lewis & Dennis Rodgers & Michael Woolcock, 2005. "The fiction of development: knowledge, authority and representation," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 379, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  23. Gibson, Christopher & Woolcock, Michael, 2005. "Empowerment and local level conflict mediation in Indonesia : a comparative analysis of concepts, measures, and project efficacy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3713, The World Bank.
  24. Jonathan Isham & Michael Woolcock & Lant Pritchett & Gwen Busby, 2003. "The Varieties of Resource Experience: How Natural Resource Export Structures Affect the Political Economy of Economic Growth," Middlebury College Working Paper Series 0308, Middlebury College, Department of Economics.
  25. Brautigam, Deborah & Woolcock, Michael, 2001. "Small States in a Global Economy: The Role of Institutions in Managing Vulnerability and Opportunity in Small Developing Countries," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  26. Ritzen, Jo & Easterly, William & Woolcock, Michael, 2000. "On"good"politicians and"bad"policies - social cohesion, institutions, and growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2448, The World Bank.

Articles

  1. Lant Pritchett & Michael Woolcock & Matt Andrews, 2013. "Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(1), pages 1-18, January.
  2. Varun Gauri & Michael Woolcock & Deval Desai, 2013. "Intersubjective Meaning and Collective Action in Developing Societies: Theory, Evidence and Policy Implications," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(1), pages 160-172, January.
  3. David Lewis & Dennis Rodgers & Michael Woolcock, 2013. "The Projection of Development: Cinematic Representation as A(nother) Source of Authoritative Knowledge?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(3), pages 383-397, March.
  4. Andrews, Matt & Pritchett, Lant & Woolcock, Michael, 2013. "Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation (PDIA)," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 234-244.
  5. Michael Woolcock & Simon Szreter & Vijayendra Rao, 2011. "How and Why Does History Matter for Development Policy?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(1), pages 70-96.
  6. Michael Woolcock, 2009. "Toward a plurality of methods in project evaluation: a contextualised approach to understanding impact trajectories and efficacy," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 1(1), pages 1-14.
  7. Michael Woolcock, 2009. "The next 10 years in development studies: From modernization to multiple modernities, in theory and practice," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 21(1), pages 4-9, February.
  8. David Lewis & Dennis Rodgers & Michael Woolcock, 2008. "The Fiction of Development: Literary Representation as a Source of Authoritative Knowledge," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(2), pages 198-216.
  9. Jha, Saumitra & Rao, Vijayendra & Woolcock, Michael, 2007. "Governance in the Gullies: Democratic Responsiveness and Leadership in Delhi's Slums," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 230-246, February.
  10. Michael Woolcock, 2007. "Higher education, policy schools, and development studies: what should masters degree students be taught?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(1), pages 55-73.
  11. William Easterly & Jozef Ritzen & Michael Woolcock, 2006. "Social Cohesion, Institutions, And Growth," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 18(2), pages 103-120, 07.
  12. Jonathan Isham & Michael Woolcock & Lant Pritchett & Gwen Busby, 2005. "The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 19(2), pages 141-174.
  13. Anthony Bebbington & Scott Guggenheim & Elizabeth Olson & Michael Woolcock, 2004. "Exploring Social Capital Debates at the World Bank," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(5), pages 33-64.
  14. Pritchett, Lant & Woolcock, Michael, 2004. "Solutions When the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 191-212, February.
  15. Woolcock, Michael, 2001. "Microenterprise and social capital:: A framework for theory, research, and policy," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 193-198, March.
  16. Woolcock, Michael & Narayan, Deepa, 2000. "Social Capital: Implications for Development Theory, Research, and Policy," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 15(2), pages 225-49, August.

Books

  1. Estanislao Gacitúa Marió & Michael Woolcock, 2008. "Social Exclusion and Mobility in Brazil," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6340, January.
  2. Grootaert Grootaert & Deepa Narayan & Veronica Nyhan Jones & Michael Woolcock, 2004. "Measuring Social Capital : An Integrated Questionnaire," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 15033, January.

NEP Fields

20 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2006-08-19
  2. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2006-08-19
  3. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (3) 2005-12-14 2010-10-02 2011-07-02
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2003-05-15 2006-08-19 2007-04-28 2009-10-24 2009-10-24. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2009-10-24 2010-10-02
  7. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2010-10-02 2011-07-02
  8. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2006-08-19
  9. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2006-08-19
  10. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2010-10-02
  11. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2005-12-14 2006-08-19
  12. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (5) 2007-04-28 2009-10-24 2010-04-17 2012-09-30 2012-12-06. Author is listed
  13. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (5) 2005-12-14 2005-12-14 2006-08-19 2010-10-02 2011-07-02. Author is listed
  14. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2004-11-22
  15. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2005-12-14

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