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Wendy Cunningham

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First Name:Wendy
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Last Name:Cunningham
RePEc Short-ID:pcu152
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Terminal Degree:1999 Department of Economics; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (from RePEc Genealogy)


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Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
RePEc:edi:wrldbus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Cunningham,Wendy & Newhouse,David Locke & Ricaldi,Federica & Tchuisseu Seuyong,Feraud & Viollaz,Mariana & Edochie,Ifeanyi Nzegwu, 2024. "Urban Informality in Sub-Saharan Africa : Profiling Workers and Firms in an Urban Context," Policy Research Working Paper Series 10703, The World Bank.
  2. Karra,Mahesh Venkat & Del Bono,Mitja & Wilde,Joshua Kent & Cunningham,Wendy & Ringwala,Sarika Gupta, 2023. "Liberian Women Count : Evidence from a Macrosimulation of the Gender Dividend," Policy Research Working Paper Series 10425, The World Bank.
  3. Cunningham,Wendy & Tchuisseu,Feraud & Viollaz,Mariana & Edochie,Ifeanyi Nzegwu & Newhouse,David Locke & Ricaldi,Federica, 2023. "How Did Urban Household Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa Fare during COVID-19 ?Evidence from High-Frequency Phone Surveys," Policy Research Working Paper Series 10360, The World Bank.
  4. Cunningham,Wendy & Moroz,Harry Edmund & Muller,Noel & Solatorio,Aivin Vicquierra, 2022. "The Demand for Digital and Complementary Skills in Southeast Asia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 10070, The World Bank.
  5. Maria Monica Wihardja & Wendy Cunningham, 2021. "Pathways to Middle-Class Jobs in Indonesia," World Bank Publications - Reports 35848, The World Bank Group.
  6. Dimitria Gavalyugova & Wendy Cunningham, 2020. "Gender Analysis of the Cambodian Labor Market," World Bank Publications - Reports 34201, The World Bank Group.
  7. Wendy Cunningham & Claire H. Hollweg, 2019. "Cambodia’s Future Jobs," World Bank Publications - Reports 32410, The World Bank Group.
  8. Wendy Cunningham & Farima Alidadi & Helle Buchhave, 2018. "Vietnam’s Future Jobs," World Bank Publications - Reports 30172, The World Bank Group.
  9. Wendy Cunningham & Rafael Munoz, 2018. "Myanmar's Future Jobs," World Bank Publications - Reports 30400, The World Bank Group.
  10. Buehler, Dorothee & Cunningham, Wendy, 2018. "Shocks, vulnerability and income generating capacity of rural households: Evidence from Southeast Asia," TVSEP Working Papers wp-010, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Project TVSEP.
  11. Cunningham,Wendy & Villasenor,Paula, 2016. "Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7582, The World Bank.
  12. Cunningham,Wendy & Parra Torrado,Mónica & Sarzosa,Miguel Alonso, 2016. "Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7550, The World Bank.
  13. Camacho, Adriana & Cunningham, Wendy & Rigolini, Jamele & Silva, Veronica, 2014. "Addressing Access and Behavioral Constraints through Social Intermediation Services: A Review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos," IZA Policy Papers 94, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Cunningham, Wendy & Villasenor, Paula, 2014. "Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6853, The World Bank.
  15. Guerra, Nancy & Modecki, Kathryn & Cunningham, Wendy, 2014. "Developing social-emotional skills for the labor market : the PRACTICE model," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7123, The World Bank.
  16. Chaaban, Jad & Cunningham, Wendy, 2011. "Measuring the economic gain of investing in girls : the girl effect dividend," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5753, The World Bank.
  17. Cunningham, Wendy & Salvagno, Javier Bustos, 2011. "Youth employment transitions in Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5521, The World Bank.
  18. Wendy Cunningham & Maria Laura Sanchez-Puerta & Alice Wuermli, 2010. "Active Labor Market Programs for Youth : A Framework to Guide Youth Employment Interventions," World Bank Publications - Reports 11690, The World Bank Group.
  19. Cunningham, Wendy & Bagby, Emilie, 2010. "Factors that predispose youth to risk in Mexico and Chile," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5333, The World Bank.
  20. Cunningham, Wendy, 2009. "Unpacking youth unemployment in Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5022, The World Bank.
  21. World Bank & Wendy Cunningham & Lorena M. Cohan & Sophie Naudeau & Linda McGinnis, 2009. "Supporting Youth at Risk: A Policy Toolkit for Middle-Income Countries," Working Papers id:1903, eSocialSciences.
  22. Cunningham, Wendy & Jacobsen, Joyce P., 2008. "Earnings inequality within and across gender, racial, and ethnic groups in four Latin American Countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4591, The World Bank.
  23. Bagby, Emilie & Cunningham, Wendy, 2007. "Early identification of at-risk youth in Latin America : an application of cluster analysis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4377, The World Bank.
  24. Dell'Aglio, Debora & Cunningham, Wendy & Koller, Silvia & Borges, Vicente Cassepp & Leon, Joana Severo, 2007. "Youth well-being in Brazil : an index for cross-regional comparisons," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4189, The World Bank.
  25. Kristensen, Nicolai & Cunningham, Wendy, 2006. "Do minimum wages in Latin America and the Caribbean matter ? Evidence from 19 countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3870, The World Bank.
  26. Arias, Omar & Blom, Andreas & Bosch, Mariano & Cunningham, Wendy & Fiszbein, Ariel & Lopez Acevedo, Gladys & Maloney, William & Saavedra, Jaime & Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina & Santamaria, Mauricio & Siga, 2005. "Pending issues in protection, productivity growth, and poverty reduction," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3799, The World Bank.
  27. Cunningham, Wendy V. & Gomez, Carlos Ramos, 2004. "The home as factory floor : employment and remuneration of home-based workers," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3295, The World Bank.
  28. David Neumark & Wendy Cunningham & Lucas Siga, 2004. "The Effects of the Minimum Wage in Brazil on the Distribution of Family Incomes: 1996-2001," Working Papers 050627, University of California-Irvine, Department of Economics.
  29. Wendy Cunningham & Joyce P. Jacobsen, 2003. "Earnings Inequality Within and Across Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Groups in Latin America," Wesleyan Economics Working Papers 2003-001, Wesleyan University, Department of Economics.
  30. Cunningham, Wendy V., 2001. "Breadwinner or caregiver? - how household role affectslabor choices in Mexico," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2743, The World Bank.
  31. Maloney, William F. & Nunez, Jairo & Cunningham, Wendy & Fiess, Norbert & Montenegro, Claudio & Murrugarra, Edmundo & Santamaria,Mauricio & Sepulveda, Claudia, 2001. "Measuring the impact of minimum wages : evidence from Latin America," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2597, The World Bank.
  32. Cunningham, Wendy V., 2001. "Sectoral allocation by gender of Latin American workers over the liberalization period of the 1990s," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2742, The World Bank.
  33. Cunningham, Wendy V. & Maloney, William F., 1998. "Heterogeneity among Mexico's micro-enterprises - an application of factor and cluster analysis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1999, The World Bank.


  1. Wendy V. Cunningham & Paula Villaseñor, 2016. "Employer Voices, Employer Demands, and Implications for Public Skills Development Policy Connecting the Labor and Education Sectors," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank, vol. 31(1), pages 102-134.
  2. Neumark, David & Cunningham, Wendy & Siga, Lucas, 2006. "The effects of the minimum wage in Brazil on the distribution of family incomes: 1996-2001," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(1), pages 136-159, June.
  3. William F. Maloney & Wendy V. Cunningham & Mariano Bosch, 2004. "The Distribution of Income Shocks during Crises: An Application of Quantile Analysis to Mexico, 1992--95," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank, vol. 18(2), pages 155-174.
  4. Cunningham, Wendy V & Maloney, William F, 2001. "Heterogeneity among Mexico's Microenterprises: An Application of Factor and Cluster Analysis," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 50(1), pages 131-156, October.


  1. Patricio Aroca Gonzalez & Wendy Cunningham & William F. Maloney, 2010. "The Decision to Become Informal Self-Employed in Latin America," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Hadi Salehi Esfahani & Giovanni Facchini & Geoffrey J. D. Hewings (ed.), Economic Development in Latin America, chapter 6, pages 62-72, Palgrave Macmillan.


  1. Wendy Cunningham & Pablo Acosta & Noël Muller, 2016. "Minds and Behaviors at Work," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 24659, December.
  2. Pia Peeters & Wendy Cunningham & Gayatri Acharya & Arvil Van Adams, 2009. "Youth Employment in Sierra Leone : Sustainable Livelihood Opportunities in a Post-conflict Setting," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 2599, December.
  3. Wendy Cunningham & Linda McGinnis & Rodrigo García Verdú & Cornelia Tesliuc & Dorte Verner, 2008. "Youth at Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean : Understanding the Causes, Realizing the Potential," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 6483, December.
  4. Wendy Cunningham, 2007. "Minimum Wages and Social Policy : Lessons from Developing Countries," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 6760, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 22 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAM: Central and South America (10) 2002-03-14 2006-04-01 2007-04-21 2007-10-20 2009-09-05 2010-06-18 2011-01-16 2014-12-24 2015-01-19 2016-02-12. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (9) 2006-01-01 2006-04-01 2007-10-20 2008-09-13 2009-09-05 2010-06-18 2011-01-16 2011-08-15 2018-08-27. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (6) 2001-07-17 2006-04-01 2006-09-03 2009-09-05 2011-01-16 2011-08-15. Author is listed
  4. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (5) 2018-08-27 2019-04-08 2020-12-14 2022-10-24 2022-10-31. Author is listed
  5. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2007-04-21 2007-10-20 2018-08-27
  6. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2011-08-15 2016-02-12
  7. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2014-12-24 2016-03-23
  8. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality and Poverty (2) 2006-04-01 2016-02-12
  9. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2011-08-15
  10. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2002-03-04
  11. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2007-04-21
  12. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-08-15
  13. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (1) 2016-02-12


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