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Volume 90, issue C, 2017

Reforming Performance-Based Aid Allocation Practice pp. 1-5 Downloads
Mark McGillivray and Thi Kim Cuong Pham
Does Aid Availability Affect Effectiveness in Reducing Poverty? A Review Article pp. 6-16 Downloads
François Bourguignon and Jean-Philippe Platteau
Performance Assessment, Vulnerability, Human Capital, and the Allocation of Aid Among Developing Countries pp. 17-26 Downloads
Patrick Guillaumont, Mark McGillivray and Laurent Wagner
How to Take into Account Vulnerability in Aid Allocation Criteria and Lack of Human Capital as Well: Improving the Performance Based Allocation pp. 27-40 Downloads
Patrick Guillaumont, Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney and Laurent Wagner
Women, Weather, and Woes: The Triangular Dynamics of Female-Headed Households, Economic Vulnerability, and Climate Variability in South Africa pp. 41-62 Downloads
Martin Flatø, Raya Muttarak and André Pelser
Positioning Missionaries in Development Studies, Policy, and Practice pp. 63-76 Downloads
Jonathan D. Smith
Can Agricultural Traders be Trusted? Evidence from Coffee in Ethiopia pp. 77-88 Downloads
Bart Minten, Thomas Assefa and Kalle Hirvonen
Taxing the unobservable: The impact of the shadow economy on inflation and taxation pp. 89-103 Downloads
Ummad Mazhar and Pierre-Guillaume Méon
The Impact of Foreign Aid Allocation on Access to Social Services in sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Water and Sanitation pp. 104-114 Downloads
Léonce Ndikumana and Lynda Pickbourn
How Does Corruption Affect Public Debt? An Empirical Analysis pp. 115-127 Downloads
Arusha Cooray, Ratbek Dzhumashev and Friedrich Schneider
How the New International Goal for Child Mortality is Unfair to Sub-Saharan Africa (Again) pp. 128-146 Downloads
Simon Lange and Stephan Klasen
Looking at Pro-Poor Growth from an Agricultural Perspective pp. 147-168 Downloads
Stephan Klasen and Malte Reimers
Husband and Wife Perspectives on Farm Household Decision-making Authority and Evidence on Intra-household Accord in Rural Tanzania pp. 169-183 Downloads
C. Leigh Anderson, Travis W. Reynolds and Mary Kay Gugerty
Water, Law, and Development in Chile/California Cooperation, 1960–70s pp. 184-198 Downloads
Carl Bauer and Luis Catalán
Imagined Statehood: Wartime Rebel Governance and Post-war Subnational Identity in Sri Lanka pp. 199-212 Downloads
Yuichi Kubota
Unpacking the Effect of Decentralized Governance on Routine Violence: Lessons from Indonesia pp. 213-228 Downloads
Jan H. Pierskalla and Audrey Sacks
Market Access, Well-being, and Nutrition: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 229-241 Downloads
David Stifel and Bart Minten
Did FDI Really Cause Chinese Economic Growth? A Meta-Analysis pp. 242-255 Downloads
Philip Gunby, Yinghua Jin and W. Reed
Colonial Revenue Extraction and Modern Day Government Quality in the British Empire pp. 269-280 Downloads
Rasmus Broms
New Estimates on Educational Attainment Using a Continuous Approach (1970–2010) pp. 281-293 Downloads
Vanesa Jordá and Jose M. Alonso
Large-Scale Agricultural Investments and Smallholder Welfare: A Comparison of Wage Labor and Outgrower Channels in Tanzania pp. 294-310 Downloads
Raoul T. Herrmann
Female-Headed Households and Living Conditions in Latin America pp. 311-328 Downloads
Chia Liu, Albert Esteve and Rocío Treviño
Explaining Aid Project and Program Success: Findings from Asian Development Bank Interventions pp. 329-343 Downloads
Simon Feeny and Vu Vuong
The Unintended Long-Term Consequences of Mao’s Mass Send-Down Movement: Marriage, Social Network, and Happiness pp. 344-359 Downloads
Shun Wang and Weina Zhou
Estimating the Causal Effect of Fertility on Women’s Employment in Africa Using Twins pp. 360-368 Downloads
Eelke de Jong, Jeroen Smits and Abiba Longwe

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
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