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World Development

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Volume 89, issue C, 2017

The Shanghai Effect: Do Exports to China Affect Labor Practices in Africa? pp. 1-18 Downloads
Christopher Adolph, Vanessa Quince and Aseem Prakash
From NGOs to Banks: Does Institutional Transformation Alter the Business Model of Microfinance Institutions? pp. 19-33 Downloads
D’Espallier, Bert, Jann Goedecke, Marek Hudon and Roy Mersland
Regional Labor Market Integration, Shadow Wages and Poverty in Vietnam pp. 34-56 Downloads
Le Dang Trung and Remco H. Oostendorp
Long-Run Commodity Prices, Economic Growth, and Interest Rates: 17th Century to the Present Day pp. 57-70 Downloads
David I. Harvey, Neil Kellard, Jakob Madsen and Mark Wohar
Infant Health during the 1980s Peruvian Crisis and Long-term Economic Outcomes pp. 71-87 Downloads
Federico H. Gutierrez
Does Large-Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda’s Electricity Access Roll-Out Program pp. 88-110 Downloads
Luciane Lenz, Anicet Munyehirwe, Jörg Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
Measuring Segregation of the Poor: Evidence from India pp. 111-123 Downloads
Shatakshee Dhongde
Promising Change, Delivering Continuity: REDD+ as Conservation Fad pp. 124-139 Downloads
Jens Lund, Eliezeri Sungusia, Mathew Bukhi Mabele and Andreas Scheba
Estimating the Long-Term Impact of the Great Chinese Famine (1959–61) on Modern China pp. 140-151 Downloads
Elizabeth Gooch
Gender and Policy Roles in Farm Household Diversification in Zambia pp. 152-169 Downloads
Mariana Saenz and Eric Thompson
Contradictory Land Use Plans and Policies in Laos: Tenure Security and the Threat of Exclusion pp. 170-183 Downloads
Rikke Brandt Broegaard, Thoumthone Vongvisouk and Ole Mertz
Tenure Security Premium in Informal Housing Markets: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis pp. 184-198 Downloads
Shohei Nakamura
Determinants of Farmers’ Land Use Decision-Making: Comparative Evidence From Thailand and Vietnam pp. 199-213 Downloads
Trung Thanh Nguyen, Loc Duc Nguyen, Rattiya Suddeephong Lippe and Ulrike Grote
To Specialize or Diversify: Agricultural Diversity and Poverty Dynamics in Ethiopia pp. 214-226 Downloads
Jeffrey Michler and Anna Josephson
Migration, Diversity, and Economic Growth pp. 227-239 Downloads
Vincenzo Bove and Leandro Elia

Volume 88, issue C, 2016

Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic Investment: Crowding Out or Crowding In? pp. 1-9 Downloads
Kristine Farla, Denis de Crombrugghe and Bart Verspagen
Response to ‘Institutions, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic Investment: Crowding Out or Crowding In?’ pp. 10-11 Downloads
Oliver Morrissey and Manop Udomkerdmongkol
Can Multinational Enterprises Light up Developing Countries? pp. 12-32 Downloads
D’Amelio, Matilde, Paola Garrone and Lucia Piscitello
Assessing Gender Inequality in Food Security among Small-holder Farm Households in urban and rural South Africa pp. 33-49 Downloads
Byela Tibesigwa and Martine Visser
The Good Life, Affluence, and Self-reported Happiness: Introducing the Good Life Index and Debunking Two Popular Myths pp. 50-66 Downloads
Jan Delhey and Leonie C. Steckermeier
Where do Property Rights Matter More? Explaining the Variation in Demand for Property Titles across Cities in Mexico pp. 67-78 Downloads
Paavo Monkkonen
The Effects of Migration on Collective Action in the Commons: Evidence from Rural China pp. 79-93 Downloads
Yahua Wang, Chunliang Chen and Eduardo Araral
Political Determinants of State Capacity in Latin America pp. 94-106 Downloads
Davide Grassi and Vincenzo Memoli
Television is More Effective in Bringing Behavioral Change: Evidence from Heat-Wave Awareness Campaign in India pp. 107-121 Downloads
Saudamini Das
The Less Extreme, the More You Leave: Radical Islam and Willingness to Migrate pp. 122-133 Downloads
Chiara Falco and Valentina Rotondi
Natural Resources and Economic Growth: A Meta-Analysis pp. 134-151 Downloads
Tomas Havranek, Roman Horvath and Ayaz Zeynalov
Achieving Sustainability and Development through Collective Action? An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of the Bore Pool Sharing Program on Farm Incomes and Crop Choices pp. 152-174 Downloads
Deepa Pradhan and Ram Ranjan
Does Gender Equality Promote Social Trust? An Empirical Analysis pp. 175-187 Downloads
Seo-Young Cho
“As a Husband I Will Love, Lead, and Provide.” Gendered Access to Land in Ghana pp. 188-200 Downloads
Isabel Brigitte Lambrecht

Volume 87, issue C, 2016

The State of Family Farms in the World pp. 1-15 Downloads
Benjamin E. Graeub, M. Jahi Chappell, Hannah Wittman, Samuel Ledermann, Rachel Bezner Kerr and Barbara Gemmill-Herren
The Number, Size, and Distribution of Farms, Smallholder Farms, and Family Farms Worldwide pp. 16-29 Downloads
Sarah K. Lowder, Jakob Skoet and Terri Raney
The Economic Impact of Short-term IMF Engagement in Low-Income Countries pp. 30-49 Downloads
Yasemin Bal Gündüz
Does Political Reservation for Minorities Affect Child Labor? Evidence from India pp. 50-69 Downloads
Elizabeth Kaletski and Nishith Prakash
Women’s Empowerment Across the Life Cycle and Generations: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 70-87 Downloads
Florence Arestoff and Elodie Djemai
The Aftermath of Financial Crises: A Look on Human and Social Wellbeing pp. 88-106 Downloads
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou
Institutional Adaptability in China: Local Developmental Models Under Changing Economic Conditions pp. 107-127 Downloads
Xiaoxiao Shen and Kellee S. Tsai
Using Linguistic Networks to Explain Strength of Intellectual Property Rights pp. 128-138 Downloads
Thomas R. Cook and Amy H. Liu
Sustainable Intensification and Farmer Preferences for Crop System Attributes: Evidence from Malawi’s Central and Southern Regions pp. 139-151 Downloads
David L. Ortega, Kurt B. Waldman, Robert B. Richardson, Daniel C. Clay and Sieglinde Snapp
Investigating the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Uganda pp. 152-170 Downloads
Daniel Ali, Derick Bowen, Klaus Deininger and Marguerite Duponchel
The Application of Traditional Dispute Resolution in Land Administration in Lay Armachiho Woreda (District), Northern Ethiopia pp. 171-179 Downloads
Getachew Mequanent
Low Emission Development Strategies in Agriculture. An Agriculture, Forestry, and Other Land Uses (AFOLU) Perspective pp. 180-203 Downloads
Alessandro De Pinto, Man Li, Akiko Haruna, Glenn Graham Hyman, Mario Andrés Londoño Martinez, Bernardo Creamer, Ho-Young Kwon, Jhon Brayan Valencia Garcia, Jeimar Tapasco and Jesus David Martinez
Poverty Alleviation in Federal Systems: The Case of México pp. 204-214 Downloads
Fausto Hernandez-Trillo
The Political Effects of Agricultural Subsidies in Africa: Evidence from Malawi pp. 215-226 Downloads
Kim Yi Dionne and Jeremy Horowitz
Quantifying Spillover Effects from Large Land-based Investment: The Case of Mozambique pp. 227-241 Downloads
Klaus Deininger and Fang Xia
Improving Adult Literacy Without Improving The Literacy of Adults? A Cross-National Cohort Analysis pp. 242-257 Downloads
Bilal Barakat
Rethinking Land Endowment and Inequality in Rural Africa: The Importance of Soil Fertility pp. 258-273 Downloads
Matthew D. Turner
Delocalizing Communities: Changing Forms of Community Engagement in Natural Resources Governance pp. 274-290 Downloads
Hemant R. Ojha, Rebecca Ford, Rodney J. Keenan, Digby Race, Dora Carias Vega, Himlal Baral and Prativa Sapkota
Beyond “Good Governance”: The Multi-level Politics of Health Insurance for the Poor in Indonesia pp. 291-306 Downloads
Diego Fossati
Learning from Sustained Success: How Community-Driven Initiatives to Improve Urban Sanitation Can Meet the Challenges pp. 307-317 Downloads
Gordon McGranahan and Diana Mitlin
Legacies of Inequity: How Hometown Political Participation and Land Distribution Shape Migrants’ Paths into Wage Labor pp. 318-332 Downloads
Abigail L. Andrews
Re-assessing the Impact of the Grandparent’s Income on the Infant Mortality Rate: An Evaluation of the Old Age Allowance Program in Nepal pp. 333-348 Downloads
Yunrong Li and Ricardo Mora
Multilevel Geographies of Poverty in India pp. 349-359 Downloads
Rockli Kim, Sanjay K. Mohanty and S.V. Subramanian
The Role of Socio-political and Economic Factors in Fertility Decline: A Cross-country Analysis pp. 360-370 Downloads
Qingfeng Wang and Xu Sun
Internal Borders: Ethnic-Based Market Segmentation in Malawi pp. 371-384 Downloads
Amanda Lea Robinson
The short-term impacts of development-induced displacement on wealth and subjective well-being in the Brazilian Amazon pp. 385-400 Downloads
Heather Randell
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