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Rita Ramalho

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First Name:Rita
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Last Name:Ramalho
RePEc Short-ID:pra549
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Terminal Degree:2003 Economics Department; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (from RePEc Genealogy)


International Finance Corporation (IFC)
World Bank Group

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

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Working papers

  1. Bosio,Erica & Djankov,Simeon & Jolevski,Filip & Ramalho,Rita, 2020. "Survival of Firms during Economic Crisis," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9239, The World Bank.
  2. Ramalho,Rita & Saltane,Valentina, 2019. "Does Media Stimulate Reform Efforts ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8984, The World Bank.
  3. Djankov,Simeon & Georgieva,Dorina Peteva & Ramalho,Rita, 2019. "Business Regulations and Poverty," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8763, The World Bank.
  4. Meunier,Frederic & Krylova,Yulia & Ramalho,Rita, 2017. "Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8242, The World Bank.
  5. Iqbal,Sarah & Islam,Asif Mohammed & Ramalho,Rita & Sakhonchik,Alena, 2016. "Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7803, The World Bank.
  6. Divanbeigi,Raian & Ramalho,Rita, 2015. "Business regulations and growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7299, The World Bank.
  7. Geginat,Carolin & Ramalho,Rita, 2015. "Electricity connections and firm performance in 183 countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7460, The World Bank.
  8. Kuntchev, Veselin & Ramalho, Rita & Rodriguez-Meza, Jorge & Yang, Judy S., 2013. "What have we learned from the enterprise surveys regarding access to credit by SMEs ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6670, The World Bank.
  9. Djankov, Simeon & Ramalho, Rita, 2008. "Employment Laws in Developing Countries," CEPR Discussion Papers 7097, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  10. Simeon Djankov & Tim Ganser & Caralee McLiesh & Rita Ramalho & Andrei Shleifer, 2008. "The Effect of Corporate Taxes on Investment and Entrepreneurship," NBER Working Papers 13756, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Djankov, Simeon & Georgieva, Dorina & Ramalho, Rita, 2018. "Business regulations and poverty," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 165(C), pages 82-87.
  2. Geginat, Carolin & Ramalho, Rita, 2018. "Electricity connections and firm performance in 183 countries," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 344-366.
  3. Simeon Djankov & Tim Ganser & Caralee McLiesh & Rita Ramalho & Andrei Shleifer, 2010. "The Effect of Corporate Taxes on Investment and Entrepreneurship," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(3), pages 31-64, July.
  4. Djankov, Simeon & Ramalho, Rita, 2009. "Employment laws in developing countries," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 3-13, March.

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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 6 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-ENT: Entrepreneurship (4) 2008-02-02 2013-11-09 2015-06-20 2020-03-23
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2009-02-28
  3. NEP-CWA: Central and Western Asia (1) 2009-02-28
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2009-02-28
  5. NEP-EFF: Efficiency and Productivity (1) 2013-11-09
  6. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2015-11-01
  7. NEP-IUE: Informal and Underground Economics (1) 2013-11-09
  8. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2009-02-28
  9. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2013-11-09
  10. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2008-02-02
  11. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2013-11-09
  12. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2008-02-02


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