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First Name: Gaël
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Last Name: Raballand

RePEc Short-ID: pra253

Postal Address: The World Bank, MRSWB, Po Box 27839, Washington DC, 200038


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Working papers

  1. Cantens, Thomas & Kaminski, Jonathan & Kaminski, Jonathan & Raballand, Gael & Tchapa, Tchouawou, 2014. "Customs, brokers, and informal sectors : a Cameroon case study," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6788, The World Bank.
  2. Raballand, Gael & Bridges, Kate & Beuran, Monica & Sacks, Audrey, 2013. "Does the semi-autonomous agency model function in a low-governance environment ? the case of the road development agency in Zambia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6585, The World Bank.
  3. Raballand, Gael & Rajaram, Anand, 2013. "Behavioral economics and public sector reform : an accidental experiment and lessons from Cameroon," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6595, The World Bank.
  4. Monica Beuran & Marie Castaing Gachassin & Gaël Raballand, 2013. "Are There Myths on Road Impact and Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa?," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 13049, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne.
  5. Ayadi, Lotfi & Benjamin, Nancy & Bensassi, Sami & Raballand, Gael, 2013. "Estimating informal trade across Tunisia's land borders," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6731, The World Bank.
  6. Beuran, Monica & Mahihenni, Mohamed Hadi & Raballand, Gael & Refas, Salim, 2012. "The impact of demand on cargo dwell time in ports in SSA," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6014, The World Bank.
  7. Gael Raballand & Salim Refas & Monica Beuran & Gozde Isik, 2012. "Why Cargo Dwell Time Matters in Trade," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10039, The World Bank.
  8. Beuran, Monica & Raballand, Gael & Kapoor, Kapil, 2011. "Political economy studies: are they actionable ? some lessons from Zambia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5656, The World Bank.
  9. Raballand, Gael & Thornton, Rebecca & Yang, Dean & Goldberg, Jessica & Keleher, Niall & Muller, Annika, 2011. "Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows ? lessons from a randomized experiment in rural Malawi and policy implications," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5535, The World Bank.
  10. Monica Beuran & Gaël Raballand & Julio Revilla, 2011. "Improving Aid Effectiveness in Aid-Dependent Countries: Lessons from Zambia," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 11040, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne.
  11. Sébastien Dessus & Gaël Raballand, 2011. "L'Etat peut-il rendre compétitif les clubs de football français ?," Post-Print halshs-00639300, HAL.
  12. Kgare, Tshepo & Raballand, Gael & Ittmann, Hans W., 2011. "Cargo dwell time in Durban : lessons for Sub-Saharan African ports," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5794, The World Bank.
  13. Devarajan, Shantayanan & Le, Tuan Minh & Raballand, Gael, 2010. "Increasing public expenditure efficiency in oil-rich economies : a proposal," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5287, The World Bank.
  14. Gachassin, Marie & Najman, Boris & Raballand, Gael, 2010. "The impact of roads on poverty reduction : a case study of Cameroon," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5209, The World Bank.
  15. Bastien Drut & Gaël Raballand, 2010. "The Impact of Governance on European Football Leagues’ Competitiveness," EconomiX Working Papers 2010-27, University of Paris West - Nanterre la Défense, EconomiX.
  16. Raballand, Gael & Marteau, Jean-François & Mjekiqi, Edmond & Cantens, Thomas, 2009. "Could a well-designed customs reforms remove the trade-off between revenue collection and trade facilitation?," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Frankfurt a.M. 2009 28, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  17. Raballand, Gael & Macchi, Patricia & Merotto, Dino & Petracco, Carly, 2009. "Revising the roads investment strategy in rural areas : an application for Uganda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5036, The World Bank.
  18. Raballand, Gael & Kunaka, Charles & Giersing, Bo, 2008. "The impact of regional liberalization and harmonization in road transport services : a focus on Zambia and lessons for landlocked countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4482, The World Bank.
  19. Arvis, Jean-Francois & Raballand, Gael & Marteau, Jean-Francois, 2007. "The cost of being landlocked : logistics costs and supply chain reliability," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4258, The World Bank.
  20. Gaël Raballand & Jean-François Arvis & Michel Bellier, 2006. "Success Factors for Improving Logistics in a Middle-Income Country," World Bank Other Operational Studies 11771, The World Bank.
  21. Raballand, Gael & Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique, 2005. "How do differing standards increase trade costs? The case of pallets," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3519, The World Bank.
  22. Boris Najman & Richard Pomfret & Gael Raballand & Patricia Sourdin, 2005. "How are Oil Revenues redistributed in an Oil Economy? The case of Kazakhstan," Development and Comp Systems 0512012, EconWPA.
  23. Sebnem Akkaya & Norbert Fiess & Bartlomiej Kaminski & Gael Raballand, . "Economics of 'Policy-Induced' Fragmentation: The Costs of Closures Regime to West Bank and Gaza," Working Papers 2008_09, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow.


  1. Thomas Cantens & Gaël Raballand & Samson Bilangna & Marcellin Djeuwo, 2012. "Comment la contractualisation dans les administrations fiscales peut-elle limiter la corruption et la fraude ? Le cas des douanes camerounaises. How Can Performance Contracts in Revenue Administration," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 26(3), pages 35-66.
  2. Raballand, Gael & Refas, Salim & Beuran, Monica & Isik, Gozde, 2012. "Why Cargo Dwell Time Matters in Trade," World Bank - Economic Premise, The World Bank, issue 81, pages 1-4, May.
  3. Benhassine, Najy & Raballand, Gaël, 2009. "Beyond ideological cleavages: A unifying framework for industrial policies and other public interventions," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 293-309, December.
  4. Gaël Raballand & Agnès Andrésy, 2007. "Why should trade between Central Asia and China continue to expand?," Asia Europe Journal, Springer, vol. 5(2), pages 235-252, June.
  5. Ga�l Raballand & Enrique Aldaz-Carroll, 2007. "How Do Differing Standards Increase Trade Costs? The Case of Pallets," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(4), pages 685-702, 04.
  6. Gaël Raballand & Ferhat Esen, 2007. "Economics and politics of cross-border oil pipelines—the case of the Caspian basin," Asia Europe Journal, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 133-146, March.
  7. Raballand, Gael & Kunth, Antoine & Auty, Richard, 2005. "Central Asia's transport cost burden and its impact on trade," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 29(1), pages 6-31, March.


  1. Thomas Cantens & Robert Ireland & Gaël Raballand, 2013. "Reform by Numbers : Measurement Applied to Customs and Tax Administrations in Developing Countries," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 11967, October.
  2. Gaël Raballand & Salim Refas & Monica Beuran & Gözde Isik, 2012. "Why Does Cargo Spend Weeks in Sub-Saharan African Ports? Lessons from Six Countries," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 13535, October.
  3. Gaël Raballand & Patricia Macchi & Carly Petracco, 2010. "Rural Road Investment Efficiency : Lessons from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Uganda," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2425, October.
  4. Jean-François Arvis & Gaël Raballand & Jean-François Marteau, 2010. "The Cost of Being Landlocked : Logistics Costs and Supply Chain Reliability," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 2489, October.
  5. Supee Teravaninthorn & Gaël Raballand, 2009. "Transport Prices and Costs in Africa : A Review of the International Corridors," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6610, October.
  6. Ilhem Baghdadli & Hela Cheikhrouhou & Gael Raballand, 2007. "Strategies for Cotton in West and Central Africa : Enhancing Competitiveness in the "Cotton 4"," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6784, October.

NEP Fields

21 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (12) 2007-06-30 2008-02-02 2009-09-19 2010-02-27 2011-01-30 2011-08-02 2011-09-22 2012-04-03 2013-06-09 2013-06-16 2013-09-06 2013-09-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (1) 2013-12-29
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2013-09-24
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2010-12-11
  5. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2005-12-20
  6. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2007-06-30 2008-02-02 2009-09-19 2010-02-27 2011-05-24 2011-08-02 2013-06-16. Author is listed
  7. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (2) 2005-12-20 2010-05-22
  8. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2013-09-24
  9. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2013-09-24
  10. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2010-02-27
  11. NEP-INT: International Trade (4) 2007-06-30 2008-02-02 2013-05-22 2013-12-29
  12. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (2) 2013-12-29 2014-03-15
  13. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2005-02-13
  14. NEP-NPS: Nonprofit & Public Sector (2) 2013-09-06 2013-09-24
  15. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2010-05-22
  16. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2013-09-24
  17. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2011-05-24
  18. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (5) 2011-08-02 2013-06-09 2013-06-16 2013-09-06 2013-09-24. Author is listed
  19. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2007-06-30
  20. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (2) 2010-12-11 2011-11-21
  21. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2005-12-20
  22. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (3) 2013-05-22 2013-06-09 2013-09-06
  23. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-01-30 2013-06-09


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