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World Development

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Volume 82, issue C, 2016

The Effect of State–Local Complementarity and Local Governance on Development: A Comparative Analysis from Post-War Guatemala pp. 1-13 Downloads
Matthew T. Klick
Is Eco-Certification a Win–Win for Developing Country Agriculture? Organic Coffee Certification in Colombia pp. 14-27 Downloads
Marcela Ibanez and Allen Blackman
Export Market Diversification and Firm Productivity: Evidence from a Large Developing Country pp. 28-47 Downloads
Qian Xuefeng and Mahmut Yasar
Rural Electrification and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 48-68 Downloads
Claire Salmon and Jeremy Tanguy
Weather Shocks and Health at Birth in Colombia pp. 69-82 Downloads
Mabel Andalón, João Pedro Azevedo, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán, Viviane Sanfelice and Daniel Valderrama-Gonzalez
Interpreting the Evolution of the Energy-Saving Target Allocation System in China (2006–13): A View of Policy Learning pp. 83-94 Downloads
Xiaofan Zhao and Liang Wu
Economic Growth and the Optimal Level of Entrepreneurship pp. 95-109 Downloads
James Prieger, Catherine Bampoky, Luisa R. Blanco and Aolong Liu

Volume 81, issue C, 2016

A New Politics of Development Cooperation? Chinese and Brazilian Engagements in African Agriculture pp. 1-12 Downloads
Ian Scoones, Kojo Amanor, Arilson Favareto and Gubo Qi
South–South Cooperation, Agribusiness, and African Agricultural Development: Brazil and China in Ghana and Mozambique pp. 13-23 Downloads
Kojo S. Amanor and Sérgio Chichava
Chinese State Capitalism? Rethinking the Role of the State and Business in Chinese Development Cooperation in Africa pp. 24-34 Downloads
Jing Gu, Chuanhong Zhang, Alcides Vaz and Langton Mukwereza
Imagining Agricultural Development in South–South Cooperation: The Contestation and Transformation of ProSAVANA pp. 35-46 Downloads
Alex Shankland and Euclides Gonçalves
Brazil’s Agricultural Politics in Africa: More Food International and the Disputed Meanings of “Family Farming” pp. 47-60 Downloads
Lídia Cabral, Arilson Favareto, Langton Mukwereza and Kojo Amanor
Chinese Migrants in Africa: Facts and Fictions from the Agri-Food Sector in Ethiopia and Ghana pp. 61-70 Downloads
Seth Cook, Jixia Lu, Henry Tugendhat and Dawit Alemu
Chinese Agricultural Training Courses for African Officials: Between Power and Partnerships pp. 71-81 Downloads
Henry Tugendhat and Dawit Alemu
Science, Technology, and the Politics of Knowledge: The Case of China’s Agricultural Technology Demonstration Centers in Africa pp. 82-91 Downloads
Xiuli Xu, Xiaoyun Li, Gubo Qi, Lixia Tang and Langton Mukwereza

Volume 80, issue C, 2016

Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade of Agricultural Products pp. 1-18 Downloads
Mercedes Campi and Marco Duenas
Repopulating Development: An Agent-Based Approach to Studying Development Interventions pp. 19-32 Downloads
Erin Beck
The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on the Amount and Type of Child Labor pp. 33-47 Downloads
Ximena Del Carpio, Norman Loayza and Tomoko Wada
Reassessing Tax and Development Research: A New Dataset, New Findings, and Lessons for Research pp. 48-60 Downloads
Wilson Prichard
Credit for Low-Income Students and Access to and Academic Performance in Higher Education in Colombia: A Regression Discontinuity Approach pp. 61-77 Downloads
Tatiana Melguizo, Fabio Sanchez Torres and Tatiana Velasco
Constructing a Ladder for Growth: Policy, Markets, and Industrial Upgrading in China pp. 78-95 Downloads
Loren Brandt and Eric Thun
Rethinking Indonesia’s Informal Sector pp. 96-113 Downloads
Alexander D. Rothenberg, Arya Gaduh, Nicholas E. Burger, Charina Chazali, Indrasari Tjandraningsih, Rini Radikun, Cole Sutera and Sarah Weilant

Volume 79, issue C, 2016

Capacity Development Evaluation: The Challenge of the Results Agenda and Measuring Return on Investment in the Global South pp. 1-13 Downloads
Bertha Vallejo and Uta Wehn
Can Informal Water Vendors Deliver on the Promise of A Human Right to Water? Results From Cochabamba, Bolivia pp. 14-24 Downloads
Amber Wutich, Melissa Beresford and Cinthia Carvajal
The Effect of Population Pressure and Internal Migration on Land Conflicts: Implications for Agricultural Productivity in Uganda pp. 25-39 Downloads
Francis Mwesigye and Tomoya Matsumoto
Intersections of Gender and Marital Status in Accessing Climate Change Adaptation: Evidence from Rural Tanzania pp. 40-50 Downloads
Katrien Van Aelst and Nathalie Holvoet
Coups d’État and Foreign Aid pp. 51-68 Downloads
Takaaki Masaki
A Success of Some Sort: Social Enterprises and Drip Irrigation in the Developing World pp. 69-81 Downloads
Jean-Philippe Venot
Busting the Boom–Bust Pattern of Development in the Brazilian Amazon pp. 82-96 Downloads
Jill Caviglia-Harris, Erin Sills, Andrew Bell, Daniel Harris, Katrina Mullan and Dar Roberts
Mining Conflict and the Politics of Obtaining a Social License: Insight from Guatemala pp. 97-113 Downloads
Jennifer Noel Costanza
The Green Economy and Constructions of the “Idle” and “Unproductive” Uplands in the Philippines pp. 114-126 Downloads
Marvin Joseph F. Montefrio and Wolfram H. Dressler
Mobile Money, Remittances, and Household Welfare: Panel Evidence from Rural Uganda pp. 127-137 Downloads
Ggombe Kasim Munyegera and Tomoya Matsumoto
Does Governance Cause Growth? Evidence from China pp. 138-151 Downloads
Ross Wilson
An Empirical Assessment of the Export—Financial Constraint Relationship: How Different are Small and Medium Enterprises? pp. 152-163 Downloads
Yothin Jinjarak and Ganeshan Wignaraja
Water User Associations and the Politics of Water in Jordan pp. 164-176 Downloads
Daanish Mustafa, Amelia Altz-Stamm and Laura Mapstone Scott
Contribution of Fisheries and Aquaculture to Food Security and Poverty Reduction: Assessing the Current Evidence pp. 177-196 Downloads
Christophe Béné, Robert Arthur, Hannah Norbury, Edward H. Allison, Malcolm Beveridge, Simon Bush, Liam Campling, Will Leschen, David Little, Dale Squires, Shakuntala H. Thilsted, Max Troell and Meryl Williams
Environmental Stressors and Migration: Evidence from Vietnam pp. 197-210 Downloads
Vally Koubi, Gabriele Spilker, Lena Schaffer and Thomas Bernauer

Volume 78, issue C, 2016

Oil and Civil Conflict: Can Public Spending Have a Mitigation Effect? pp. 1-12 Downloads
Cristina Bodea, Masaaki Higashijima and Raju Singh
Potential Links Between Certified Organic Coffee and Deforestation in a Protected Area in Chiapas, Mexico pp. 13-21 Downloads
Matthew Jurjonas, Katie Crossman, Jennifer Solomon and Walter Lopez Baez
Mining away the Preston curve pp. 22-36 Downloads
Ryan Edwards
Too Certain to Invest? Public Safety Nets and Insurance Markets in Ethiopia pp. 37-51 Downloads
Maya Joan Duru
Institutional Change in Value Chains: Evidence from Tea in Nepal pp. 52-65 Downloads
Sarah Mohan
To Lobby or to Partner? Investigating the Shifting Political Strategies of Biopharmaceutical Industry Associations in Innovation Systems of South Africa and India pp. 66-79 Downloads
Theo Papaioannou, Andrew Watkins, Julius Mugwagwa and Dinar Kale
Natural Resource Use, Incomes, and Poverty Along the Rural–Urban Continuum of Two Medium-Sized, South African Towns pp. 80-93 Downloads
Catherine D. Ward and Charlie M. Shackleton
Theorizing the Land–Violent Conflict Nexus pp. 94-104 Downloads
Mathijs Van Leeuwen and Gemma Van Der Haar
Does Community-Driven Development Improve Inclusiveness in Peasant Organizations? – Evidence from Senegal pp. 105-124 Downloads
Jean-Louis Arcand and Natascha Wagner
Oil Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon pp. 125-135 Downloads
Matthew Bozigar, Clark L. Gray and Richard E. Bilsborrow
Re-Thinking the Child Labor “Problem” in Rural sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Sierra Leone’s Half Shovels pp. 136-147 Downloads
Roy Maconachie and Gavin Hilson
“Fire in Cairo”: Authoritarian–Redistributive Social Contracts, Structural Change, and the Arab Spring pp. 148-171 Downloads
Eric Rougier
Barriers to Prosperity: Parasitic and Infectious Diseases, IQ, and Economic Development pp. 172-187 Downloads
Jakob Madsen
Understanding the Evidence Base for Poverty–Environment Relationships using Remotely Sensed Satellite Data: An Example from Assam, India pp. 188-203 Downloads
Gary R. Watmough, Peter M. Atkinson, Arupjyoti Saikia and Craig W. Hutton
Green Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications of Imposed Innovation for the Wellbeing of Rural Smallholders pp. 204-218 Downloads
Neil Dawson, Adrian Martin and Thomas Sikor
Tenure Insecurity and Investment in Soil Conservation. Evidence from Malawi pp. 219-229 Downloads
Stefania Lovo
Aid, Infrastructure, and FDI: Assessing the Transmission Channel with a New Index of Infrastructure pp. 230-245 Downloads
Julian Donaubauer, Birgit Meyer and Peter Nunnenkamp
Ecosystem Services and REDD: Estimating the Benefits of Non-Carbon Services in Worldwide Forests pp. 246-261 Downloads
Elena Ojea, Maria Loureiro, Maria Alló and Melina Barrio
Their Suffering, Our Burden? How Congolese Refugees Affect the Ugandan Population pp. 262-287 Downloads
Merle Kreibaum
Effects of Protected Areas on Forest Cover Change and Local Communities: Evidence from the Peruvian Amazon pp. 288-307 Downloads
Juan Jose Miranda, Leonardo Corral, Allen Blackman, Gregory Asner and Eirivelthon Lima
Ethnic Heterogeneity and Public Goods Provision in Zambia: Evidence of a Subnational “Diversity Dividend” pp. 308-323 Downloads
Rachel M. Gisselquist, Stefan Leiderer and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa
Experimental Evidence on the Drivers of Index-Based Livestock Insurance Demand in Southern Ethiopia pp. 324-340 Downloads
Kazushi Takahashi, Munenobu Ikegami, Megan Sheahan and Christopher Barrett
Effects of FDI Flows on Institutional Development: Does It Matter Where the Investors are from? pp. 341-359 Downloads
Firat Demir
Does Women’s Land Ownership Promote Their Empowerment? Empirical Evidence from Nepal pp. 360-371 Downloads
Khushbu Mishra and Abdoul G. Sam
The Missing Link Between Parents’ Preferences and Daughters’ Survival: The Moderator Effect of Societal Discrimination pp. 372-385 Downloads
Rebeca Echávarri and Javier Husillos
A Meta-Analytic Reassessment of the Effects of Inequality on Growth pp. 386-400 Downloads
Pedro Cunha Neves, Óscar Afonso and Sandra Tavares Silva
The Determinants of Social Conflict in the Latin American Mining Sector: New Evidence with Quantitative Data pp. 401-419 Downloads
Paul Alexander Haslam and Nasser Ary Tanimoune
Marginality as a Root Cause of Poverty: Identifying Marginality Hotspots in Ethiopia pp. 420-435 Downloads
Christine Husmann
Do Female Instructors Reduce Gender Bias in Diffusion of Sustainable Land Management Techniques? Experimental Evidence From Mozambique pp. 436-449 Downloads
Florence Kondylis, Valerie Mueller, Glenn Sheriff and Siyao Zhu
The Failures of Privatization: A Comparative Investigation of Tuberculosis Rates and the Structure of Healthcare in Less-Developed Nations, 1995–2010 pp. 450-460 Downloads
Kelly F. Austin, Cristina DeScisciolo and Lene Samuelsen
Informality, property rights, and poverty in China’s “favelas” pp. 461-476 Downloads
Chris Webster, Fulong Wu, Fangzhu Zhang and Chinmoy Sarkar
Votes and Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from Turkey pp. 477-495 Downloads
Davide Luca
Preschool Education in Brazil: Does Public Supply Crowd Out Private Enrollment? pp. 496-510 Downloads
Paulo Bastos and Odd Straume
Catalyzing Aid? The IMF and Donor Behavior in Aid Allocation pp. 511-528 Downloads
Thomas H. Stubbs, Alexander E. Kentikelenis and Lawrence P. King
Defining a Global Urban Development Agenda pp. 529-540 Downloads
Susan Parnell
Transient Poverty, Poverty Dynamics, and Vulnerability to Poverty: An Empirical Analysis Using a Balanced Panel from Rural China pp. 541-553 Downloads
Patrick Ward
What We Miss By Missing Data: Aid Effectiveness Revisited pp. 554-571 Downloads
Anja Breitwieser and Katharina Wick
Networks of Rural Producer Organizations in Uganda: What Can be Done to Make Them Work Better? pp. 572-586 Downloads
Evgeny Latynskiy and Thomas Berger
Has the Internet Fostered Inclusive Innovation in the Developing World? pp. 587-609 Downloads
Caroline Paunov and Valentina Rollo
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