February 17, 2017

CSSRR Health–February 17, 2017

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Demographic and Health Survey Report: “Afghanistan DHS, 2015 – Final Report,” (FR323, February 2017, .pdf format, 467p.).


CSSRR Economics–February 17, 2017

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United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research Working Papers: Note: Filter publications by checking “Working Papers” and selecting years as “2017”).


New papers:

35/2017 “An evaluation of interest deduction limitations to counter base erosion in South Africa,” by Pieter Van der Zwan, Danie Schutte, Waldo Kruggel, Joel Seshabela, Hayley Reynolds, and Londiwe Khoza.

33/2017 “Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance – Lessons from Nigeria and Ghana,” by Joanna Buckley, Neil McCulloch, and Nick Travis.

32/2017 “Party system institutionalization and reliance on personal income tax – Exploring the relationship using new data,” by Armin von Schiller.

31/2017 “Trade in services – Opening markets to create opportunities,” by Bernard Hoekman.

28/2017 “The role of participation in sustainable community development programmes in the extractives industries,” by Catherine Macdonald.

27/2017 “Economy-wide implications of biofuel production in Zambia,” by Faaiqa Hartley, Dirk van Seventer, Paul C. Samboko, and Channing Arndt.

26/2017 “The expansion of regional supermarket chains – Implications on suppliers in Botswana and South Africa,” by Reena das Nair and Shingie Chisoro.

25/2017 “Firm-level determinants of earnings in the formal sector of the South African labour market,” by Haroon Bhorat, Morne Oosthuizen, Kezia Lilenstein, and Francois Steenkamp.


United Nations:

Centre for Inclusive Growth Working Paper: “Human development and land tenure in Brazil,” by Alexandre Arbex Valadares, Fernando Gaiger Silveira, and Nikolas de Camargo Pirani (Working Paper No. 154, February 2017, .pdf format, 29p.). Note: Links to the abstract and the full text of the paper available at:


CSSRR Economics–February 17, 2017

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Banco de Portugal:


NEW: 201704 “Labor market imperfections and the firm’s wage setting policy,” by Sonia Felix and Pedro Portugal.

201703 “Zooming the Ins and Outs of the U.S. Unemployment,” by Pedro Portugal and Antonio Rua.

201702 “Upward Nominal Wage Rigidity,” by Paulo Guimaraes, Fernando Martins and Pedro Portugal.

201701 “The Diffusion of Knowledge via Managers’ Mobility,” by Giordano Mion, Luca David Opromolla and Alessandro Sforza.


Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland:


NEW: Research Technical Paper 02RT17 “Observables and residuals: exploring cross-border differences in Small and Medium Enterprise borrowing costs,” by James Carroll and Fergal McCann.

Research Technical Paper 01RT17 “Investment Fund Risk: The Tale in the Tails,” by Frances Shaw & Peter Dunne.


Central Bank of Turkey/Turkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi Working Paper:


NEW: Working Paper No. 17/03 “Mean-Reversion in Unprocessed Food Prices,” by Kurmas Akdogan.

Working Paper No. 17/02 “Rise of Services and Female Employment: Strength of the Relationship,” by Serife Genc Ileri and Gonul Sengul.

Working Paper No. 17/01 “Self-Insurance and Consumption Risk-Sharing between Birth-Year Cohorts in Turkey,” by Evren Ceritoglu.


Croatian National Bank:


NEW: W-46 “Exchange Rate Pass-Through in the Euro Area,” by Mariarosaria Comunale and Davor Kunovac.

W-45 “Delayed Credit Recovery in Croatia: Supply or Demand Driven?” by Mirna Dumicic and Igor Ljubaj.


Czech National Bank:


NEW: CNB WP 12/2016 “Margins of Trade: Czech Firms Before, During and After the Crisis,” by Kamil Galuscak and Ivan Sutoris.

CNB WP 11/2016 “Nowcasting the Czech Trade Balance,” by Oxana Babecka Kucharcukova and Jan Bruha.

CNB WP 10/2016 “Credit Constraints and Creditless Recoveries: An Unsteady State Approach,” by Alexis Derviz.

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