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George Joseph

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First Name:George
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Last Name:Joseph
RePEc Short-ID:pjo185
1818 H Street NW Washington DC 20433 USA
Terminal Degree:2008 Department of Economics; Rutgers University-New Brunswick (from RePEc Genealogy)


International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD)
World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

: (202) 477-1234

1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433
RePEc:edi:ibrdwus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Joseph,George & Wang,Qiao & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj & Shamsudduha,Mohammed & Naser,Abu Mohammed, 2019. "Impact of Salinity on Infant and Neonatal Mortality in Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9058, The World Bank.
  2. Joseph,George & Haque,Sabrina Sharmin & Moqueet,Nazia Sultana & Hoo,Yi Rong, 2019. "Children Need Clean Water to Grow : E. Coli Contamination of Drinking Water and Childhood Nutrition in Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9054, The World Bank.
  3. Shamsudduha,Mohammad & Joseph,George & Haque,Sabrina Sharmin & Khan,Mahfuzur R. & Zahid,Anwar & Ahmed,Kazi Matin Uddin, 2019. "Multi-Hazard Groundwater Risks to the Drinking Water Supply in Bangladesh : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8922, The World Bank.
  4. Joseph,George & Andres,Luis Alberto & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj & Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan & Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi & Hoo,Yi Rong, 2019. "Why Do So Many Water Points Fail in Tanzania ? An Empirical Analysis of Contributing Factors," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8729, The World Bank.
  5. Bahuguna,Aroha & Andres,Luis Alberto & Joseph,George & Huq,Mainul, 2019. "The Next Frontier in Water Supply Service Delivery : An Assessment of the Performance of Water Sector Service Providers in Pourashavas in Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8919, The World Bank.
  6. Joseph,George & Hoo,Yi Rong & Moqueet,Nazia Sultana & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj, 2019. "Impact of Early Life Exposure to Environments with Unimproved Sanitation on Education Outcomes : Evidence from Bangladesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9059, The World Bank.
  7. Joseph,George & Gething,Peter William & Bhatt,Samir & Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi, 2019. "Understanding the Geographical Distribution of Stunting in Tanzania : A Geospatial Analysis of the 2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8688, The World Bank.
  8. Joseph,George & Alam,Bushra Binte & Shrestha,Anne & Islam,Khairul & Lahiri,Santanu & Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi, 2019. "An Assessment of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Access in Bangladesh's Community Health Clinics," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8924, The World Bank.
  9. Andres,Luis Alberto & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj & Das Gupta,Basab & Grabinsky,Jonathan & Joseph,George, 2018. "An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8371, The World Bank.
  10. Andres,Luis Alberto & Bhatt,Samir & Dasgupta,Basab & Echenique,Juan A. & Gething,Peter William & Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan & Joseph,George, 2018. "Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8357, The World Bank.
  11. Andres,Luis Alberto & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj & Das Gupta,Basab & Grabinsky,Jonathan & Joseph,George, 2018. "Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8388, The World Bank.
  12. Arias Granada,Yurani & Haque,Sabrina Sharmin & Joseph,George & Yanez Pagans,Monica, 2018. "Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8552, The World Bank.
  13. Haque,Sabrina Sharmin & Joseph,George & Moqueet,Nazia Sultana, 2017. "Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8172, The World Bank.
  14. Andres,Luis Alberto & Deb,Saubhik & Gambrill,Martin P. & Giannone,Elisa & Joseph,George & Kannath,Pramod & Kumar,Manish & Kurian,P.K. & Many,Rajesh & Muwonge,Abdu, 2017. "Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8025, The World Bank.
  15. Joseph,George & Javaid,Syed Usman & Andres,Luis Alberto & Chellaraj,Gnanaraj & Solotaroff,Jennifer & Rajan,Sebastian Irudaya, 2017. "Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8044, The World Bank.
  16. Andres,Luis Alberto & Dasgupta,Basab & Joseph,George & Abraham,Vinoj & Correia,Maria C., 2017. "Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8024, The World Bank.
  17. Joseph, George & Wodon, Quentin, 2014. "Does the Impact of Remittances on Poverty and Human Development Depend on the Climate of Receiving Areas?," MPRA Paper 56517, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  18. Burger, Nicholas & Ghosh-Dastidar, Bonnie & Grant, Audra & Joseph, George & Ruder, Teague & Tchakeva, Olesya & Wodon, Quentin, 2014. "Data Collection for the Study on Climate Change and Migration in the MENA Region," MPRA Paper 56929, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  19. Joseph, George & Wodon, Quentin & Blankespoor, Brian, 2014. "Do Remittances Reach Households Living in Unfavorable Climate Areas? Evidence from the Republic of Yemen," MPRA Paper 56939, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  20. Joseph, George & Wodon, Quentin & Liverani, Andrea & Blankespoor, Brian, 2014. "Is Climate Change Likely to Lead to Higher Net Internal Migration? The Republic of Yemen’s Case," MPRA Paper 56937, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  21. Mohapatra, Sanket & Joseph, George & Ratha, Dilip, 2009. "Remittances and natural disasters : ex-post response and contribution to ex-ante preparedness," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4972, The World Bank.
  22. Joseph, George & Wodon, Quentin, 2008. "Assessing the potential impact on poverty of rising cereals prices : the case of Mali," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4744, The World Bank.
  23. Wodon, Quentin & Tsimpo, Clarence & Backiny-Yetna, Prospere & Joseph, George & Adoho, Franck & Coulombe, Harold, 2008. "Potential impact of higher food prices on poverty : summary estimates for a dozen west and central African countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4745, The World Bank.


  1. Juan Carlos Parra & George Joseph & Quentin Wodon, 2016. "Religion and Social Cooperation: Results from an Experiment in Ghana," The Review of Faith & International Affairs, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(3), pages 65-72, July.
  2. George Joseph & Quentin Wodon, 2013. "Is Internal Migration in Yemen Driven by Climate or Socio-economic Factors?," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(2), pages 295-310, May.
  3. Sanket Mohapatra & George Joseph & Dilip Ratha, 2012. "Remittances and natural disasters: ex-post response and contribution to ex-ante preparedness," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 365-387, June.
  4. Paul D. Gottlieb & George Joseph, 2006. "College‐To‐Work Migration Of Technology Graduates And Holders Of Doctorates Within The United States," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(4), pages 627-659, October.


  1. Jennifer L. Solotaroff & George Joseph & Anne Kuriakose, 2018. "Getting to Work," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 28660.
  2. Quentin Wodon & Andrea Liverani & George Joseph & Nathalie Bougnoux, 2014. "Climate Change and Migration : Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 18929.

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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 7 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-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (5) 2009-07-11 2014-07-05 2014-07-05 2014-07-05 2014-07-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (4) 2014-07-05 2014-07-05 2014-07-05 2014-07-05
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2008-10-07 2008-10-13 2009-07-11
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2008-10-07 2008-10-13 2009-07-11
  5. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (2) 2014-07-05 2014-07-05
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2008-10-07
  7. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2009-07-11
  8. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2008-10-07


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