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Isis Gaddis

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First Name:Isis
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Last Name:Gaddis
RePEc Short-ID:pga678
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(90%) World Bank Group

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

(5%) Department für Volkswirtschaftslehre
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Göttingen, Germany
RePEc:edi:vsgoede (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Kugler,Maurice David & Viollaz,Mariana & Vasconcellos Archer Duque,Daniel & Gaddis,Isis & Newhouse,David Locke & Palacios-Lopez,Amparo & Weber,Michael, 2021. "How Did the COVID-19 Crisis Affect Different Types of Workers in the Developing World ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9703, The World Bank.
  2. Antonio Rinaldo Discenza & Isis Gaddis & Amparo Palacios-Lopez & Kieran Walsh, 2021. "Measuring Women and Men’s Work," World Bank Publications - Reports 36257, The World Bank Group.
  3. Bose-Duker,Theophiline & Gaddis,Isis & Kilic,Talip & Lechene,Valérie & Pendakur,Krishna, 2021. "Diamonds in the Rough? : Repurposing Multi-Topic Surveys to Estimate Individual-Level Consumption Poverty," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9661, The World Bank.
  4. Torres,Jesica,Maduko,Franklin Okechukwu,Gaddis,Isis,Iacovone,Leonardo,Beegle,Kathleen G., 2021. "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women-Led Businesses," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9817, The World Bank.
  5. Friedman,Jed & Gaddis,Isis & Kilic,Talip & Martuscelli,Antonio & Palacios-Lopez,Amparo & Zezza,Alberto, 2021. "The Distribution of Effort : Physical Activity, Gender Roles, and Bargaining Power in an Agrarian Setting," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9634, The World Bank.
  6. De Paz Nieves,Carmen & Gaddis,Isis & Muller,Miriam, 2021. "Gender and COVID-19 : What have we learnt, one year later ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9709, The World Bank.
  7. Gaddis,Isis & Lahoti,Rahul Suresh & Swaminathan,Hema, 2020. "Women's Legal Rights and Gender Gaps in Property Ownership in Developing Countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9444, The World Bank.
  8. Gaddis,Isis & Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni & Palacios-Lopez,Amparo & Pieters,Janneke, 2020. "Who Is Employed ? Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa on Redefining Employment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9370, The World Bank.
  9. Carmen de Paz & Miriam Muller & Ana Maria Munoz Boudet & Isis Gaddis, 2020. "Gender Dimensions of the COVID-19 Pandemic," World Bank Publications - Reports 33622, The World Bank Group.
  10. Jorge Luis Castaneda & Isis Gaddis & Marco Ranzani & Joana Sousa Lourenco, 2020. "Supporting Job Search for Mauritian Youth with Little Education," World Bank Publications - Reports 34312, The World Bank Group.
  11. Gaddis,Isis & Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni & Palacios-Lopez,Amparo & Pieters,Janneke, 2019. "Measuring Farm Labor : Survey Experimental Evidence from Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8717, The World Bank.
  12. Islam,Asif Mohammed & Gaddis,Isis & Palacios-Lopez,Amparo & Amin,Mohammad, 2018. "The labor productivity gap between female and male-managed firms in the formal private sector," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8445, The World Bank.
  13. Gaddis,Isis & Lahoti,Rahul Suresh & Li,Wenjie, 2018. "Gender Gaps in Property Ownership in Sub-Saharan Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8573, The World Bank.
  14. Dabalen,Andrew L. & Gaddis,Isis & Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet, 2016. "CPI bias and its implications for poverty reduction in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7907, The World Bank.
  15. Gaddis,Isis, 2016. "Prices for poverty analysis in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7652, The World Bank.
  16. Gaddis, Isis & Pieters, Janneke, 2014. "The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7095, The World Bank.
  17. Arusha Cooray & Isis Gaddis & Konstantin M. Wacker, 2012. "Globalization and Female Labor Force Participation in Developing Countries: An Empirical (Re-)Assessment," Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers 129, Courant Research Centre PEG.
  18. Gaddis, Isis & Pieters, Janneke, 2012. "Trade Liberalization and Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Brazil," IZA Discussion Papers 6809, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  19. Isis Gaddis & Lionel Demery, 2012. "Benefit incidence analysis, needs and demography. Measurement issues and an empirical study for Kenya," Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers 122, Courant Research Centre PEG.
  20. Isis Gaddis & Stephan Klasen, 2011. "Economic Development, Structural Change and Women’s Labor Force Participation A Reexamination of the Feminization U Hypothesis," Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers 71, Courant Research Centre PEG, revised 25 Jul 2012.


  1. Asif M. Islam & Isis Gaddis & Amparo Palacios López & Mohammad Amin, 2020. "The Labor Productivity Gap between Formal Businesses Run by Women and Men," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(4), pages 228-258, October.
  2. Andrew Dabalen & Isis Gaddis & Nga Thi Viet Nguyen, 2020. "CPI Bias and its Implications for Poverty Reduction in Africa," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 18(1), pages 13-44, March.
  3. Isis Gaddis & Janneke Pieters, 2017. "The Gendered Labor Market Impacts of Trade Liberalization: Evidence from Brazil," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 52(2), pages 457-490.
  4. Isis Gaddis & Stephan Klasen, 2014. "Economic development, structural change, and women’s labor force participation:," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 27(3), pages 639-681, July.


  1. Kathleen Beegle & Luc Christiaensen & Andrew Dabalen & Isis Gaddis, 2016. "Poverty in a Rising Africa," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 22575.
  2. Arun R. Joshi & Isis Gaddis, 2015. "Preparing the Next Generation in Tanzania," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 22012.

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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 10 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-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2011-02-19 2012-09-30 2014-12-13 2021-07-26
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2012-09-03 2016-06-09
  3. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-09-03 2012-09-30
  4. NEP-INT: International Trade (2) 2012-09-30 2012-11-11
  5. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (2) 2012-09-30 2014-12-13
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2012-09-30 2012-11-11
  7. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2020-09-14
  8. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2011-02-19
  9. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2020-09-14
  10. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2020-03-23
  11. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2015-02-16
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2021-07-26


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