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Volume 86, issue C, 2016

Informal versus Formal: A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Madagascar pp. 1-17 Downloads
Christophe Nordman, Faly Rakotomanana and François Roubaud
Does Freer Trade Really Lead to Productivity Growth? Evidence from Africa pp. 18-29 Downloads
Lauren Bresnahan, Ian Coxhead, Jeremy Foltz and Tewodaj Mogues
Wage Growth, Landholding, and Mechanization in Chinese Agriculture pp. 30-45 Downloads
Xiaobing Wang, Futoshi Yamauchi, Keijiro Otsuka and Jikun Huang
Cultures of Entitlement and Social Protection: Evidence from Flood Prone Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, India pp. 46-58 Downloads
Supriya Akerkar, P.C. Joshi and Maureen Fordham
Extreme Weather Events and Child Height: Evidence from Mongolia pp. 59-78 Downloads
Valeria Groppo and Kati Kraehnert
Transnational Markets for Sustainable Development Governance: The Case of REDD+ pp. 79-94 Downloads
Caleb Gallemore and Kristjan Jespersen
Why Might Information Exacerbate the Gender Gap in Civic Participation? Evidence from Mali pp. 95-110 Downloads
Jessica Gottlieb
Beyond Participation and Accountability: Theorizing Representation in Local Democracy pp. 111-122 Downloads
Harry W. Fischer
Shifting Discourses of Vilification and the Taming of Unruly Mining Landscapes in Ghana pp. 123-132 Downloads
Petra Tschakert
The Mobile Phone in the Diffusion of Knowledge for Institutional Quality in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 133-147 Downloads
Simplice Asongu and Jacinta C. Nwachukwu

Volume 85, issue C, 2016

Human-Scale Economics: Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Northeastern Thailand pp. 1-15 Downloads
Joel D. Moore and John A. Donaldson
Men with Money and the “Vulnerable Women” Client Category in an AIDS Epidemic pp. 16-30 Downloads
Michelle Poulin, Kathryn Dovel and Susan Cotts Watkins
Political Instability and the Informal Economy pp. 31-42 Downloads
Nasr G. Elbahnasawy, Michael Ellis and Assandé Désiré Adom
Who Adopts LPG as the Main Cooking Fuel and Why? Empirical Evidence on Ghana Based on National Survey pp. 43-57 Downloads
Amin Karimu, Justice Tei Mensah and George Adu
Beyond “Landscape” in REDD+: The Imperative for “Territory” pp. 58-72 Downloads
Michael K. McCall
Corruption and Violations of Conservation Rules: A Survey Experiment with Resource Users pp. 73-83 Downloads
Aksel Sundström
Has Foreign Aid Been Effective in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector? Evidence from Panel Data pp. 84-104 Downloads
Sasidaran Gopalan and Ramkishen Rajan
Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrollment in India pp. 105-125 Downloads
Pushkar Maitra, Sarmistha Pal and Anurag Sharma

Volume 84, issue C, 2016

Defying NGO-ization?: Lessons in Livelihood Resilience Observed Among Involuntarily Displaced Women in Mumbai, India pp. 1-17 Downloads
Ramya Ramanath
Can Informal Firms Hurt Registered SMEs’ Access to Credit? pp. 18-40 Downloads
Isabelle Distinguin, Clovis Rugemintwari and Ruth Tacneng
After the Deluge: A longitudinal study of resettlement at the Three Gorges Dam, China pp. 41-54 Downloads
Brooke Wilmsen
Migration and Self-Protection Against Climate Change: A Case Study of Samburu County, Kenya pp. 55-68 Downloads
Ng’ang’a, Stanley Karanja, Erwin Bulte, Ken E. Giller, John M. McIntire and Mariana C. Rufino
The Effects of International Migration on Migrant-Source Households: Evidence from Ethiopian Diversity-Visa Lottery Migrants pp. 69-81 Downloads
Teferi Mergo
Golden Opportunity, or a New Twist on the Resource–Conflict Relationship: Links Between the Drug Trade and Illegal Gold Mining in Colombia pp. 82-96 Downloads
Angelika Rettberg and Juan Felipe Ortiz-Riomalo
Interest Organizations and Distributive Politics: Small-Business Subsidies in Mexico pp. 97-117 Downloads
Brian Palmer-Rubin
Aid, Growth, and Devolution: Considering Aid Modality and Different Types of Decentralization pp. 118-130 Downloads
Christian Lessmann and Gunther Markwardt
The Cultural Transmission of Environmental Values: A Comparative Approach pp. 131-148 Downloads
Anastasia Litina, Simone Moriconi and Skerdilajda Zanaj
Water Meters and Monthly Bills Meet Rural Brazilian Communities: Sociological Perspectives on Technical Objects for Water Management pp. 149-161 Downloads
Colin Andrew Brown and João Luiz Pena
Advocating for Change? How a Civil Society-led Coalition Influences the Implementation of the Forest Rights Act in India pp. 162-175 Downloads
Clare Barnes, Frank van Laerhoven and Peter P.J. Driessen
The Fallacy of Beneficial Ignorance: A Test of Hirschman’s Hiding Hand pp. 176-189 Downloads
Bent Flyvbjerg
Government Spending, Corruption and Economic Growth pp. 190-205 Downloads
d’Agostino, Giorgio, John Dunne and Luca Pieroni
Aid for Trade and Greenfield Investment pp. 206-218 Downloads
Hyun-Hoon Lee and John Ries
The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality: Evidence from the Commodity Boom in Peru pp. 219-234 Downloads
Norman Loayza and Jamele Rigolini
Rural Finance and Agricultural Technology Adoption in Ethiopia: Does the Institutional Design of Lending Organizations Matter? pp. 235-253 Downloads
Gashaw Tadesse Abate, Shahidur Rashid, Carlo Borzaga and Kindie Getnet
Carbon Pricing Revenues Could Close Infrastructure Access Gaps pp. 254-265 Downloads
Michael Jakob, Claudine Chen, Sabine Fuss, Annika Marxen, Narasimha D. Rao and Ottmar Edenhofer
Rational Herding toward the Poor: Evidence from Location Decisions of Microfinance Institutions within Pakistan pp. 266-281 Downloads
Jérôme Monne, Céline Louche and Christophe Villa
Collective Action in Decentralized Irrigation Systems: Evidence from Pakistan pp. 282-298 Downloads
Aatika Nagrah, Anita M. Chaudhry and Mark Giordano
Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries pp. 299-311 Downloads
Kendra Dupuy, James Ron and Aseem Prakash
Determinants of the Level of Informality of Informal Micro-Enterprises: Some Evidence from the City of Lahore, Pakistan pp. 312-325 Downloads
Colin Williams, Muhammad S. Shahid and Alvaro Martínez
Do Informal Businesses Gain From Registration and How? Panel Data Evidence from Vietnam pp. 326-341 Downloads
Axel Demenet, Mireille Razafindrakoto and François Roubaud
Analyzing the Determinants of the Shadow Economy With a “Separate Approach”. An Application of the Relationship Between Inequality and the Shadow Economy pp. 342-356 Downloads
Dell’Anno, Roberto

Volume 83, issue C, 2016

The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Income Inequality of Target States pp. 1-11 Downloads
Sylvanus Afesorgbor and Renuka Mahadevan
Moral Economy Meets Social Enterprise Community-Based Green Energy Project in Rural Burundi pp. 12-26 Downloads
Katarzyna Cieslik
Genetically Modified Maize: Less Drudgery for Her, More Maize for Him? Evidence from Smallholder Maize Farmers in South Africa pp. 27-38 Downloads
Marnus Gouse, Debdatta Sengupta, Patricia Zambrano and José Falck Zepeda
Unwrapping Institutional Change in Fragile Settings: Women Entrepreneurs Driving Institutional Pathways in Afghanistan pp. 39-53 Downloads
Holly A. Ritchie
Government Impartiality and Sustained Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 54-69 Downloads
Pelle Ahlerup, Thushyanthan Baskaran and Arne Bigsten
Impact of an Agricultural Value Chain Project on Smallholder Farmers, Households, and Children in Liberia pp. 70-83 Downloads
Diana Duff Rutherford, Holly M. Burke, Kelly K. Cheung and Samuel H. Field
Sugarcane Outgrowers in Ethiopia: “Forced” to Remain Poor? pp. 84-97 Downloads
Mengistu Assefa Wendimu, Arne Henningsen and Peter Gibbon
Shared Mandates, Moral Hazard, and Political (Mis)alignment in a Decentralized Economy pp. 98-110 Downloads
Antonio Estache, Grégoire Garsous and Ronaldo Seroa da Motta
Intrahousehold Inequalities in Child Rights and Well-Being. A Barrier to Progress? pp. 111-134 Downloads
Laura Rodríguez
A Blessing in Disguise? Banking Crises and Institutional Change pp. 135-147 Downloads
Fredrik Andersson
Does Migration Support Technology Diffusion in Developing Countries? pp. 148-162 Downloads
Michael Hübler
Can Peers Improve Agricultural Revenue? pp. 163-178 Downloads
Tisorn Songsermsawas, Kathy Baylis, Ashwini Chhatre and Hope Michelson
Energy Governance, Transnational Rules, and the Resource Curse: Exploring the Effectiveness of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) pp. 179-192 Downloads
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Götz Walter, Thijs Van de Graaf and Nathan Andrews
Bilateral Investment Treaties and FDI: Does the Sector Matter? pp. 193-206 Downloads
Liesbeth Colen, Damiaan Persyn and Andrea Guariso
Agrarian Structures, Urbanization, and Inequality pp. 207-230 Downloads
Cem Oyvat
Livelihood Diversification in Rural Laos pp. 231-243 Downloads
Sarah M. Martin and Kai Lorenzen
Reaching the Poor: Cash Transfer Program Targeting in Cameroon pp. 244-263 Downloads
Quentin Stoeffler, Bradford Mills and Carlo del Ninno
Comparison of Private Incentive Mechanisms for Improving Sustainability of Filipino Tuna Fisheries pp. 264-279 Downloads
Frazen Tolentino-Zondervan, Paul Berentsen, Simon Bush, Joseph Idemne, Ricardo Babaran and Alfons Oude Lansink
Civil Society and Gender Mainstreaming: Empirical Evidence and Theory-Building from Twelve Post-Conflict Countries 2005–15 pp. 280-294 Downloads
Paul Chaney
Gender, Assets, and Agricultural Development: Lessons from Eight Projects pp. 295-311 Downloads
Nancy L. Johnson, Chiara Kovarik, Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Jemimah Njuki and Agnes Quisumbing
The Role of Risk Perception in Child Mobility Decisions in West Africa, Empirical Evidence From Benin pp. 312-324 Downloads
Anne Kielland
African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment pp. 325-339 Downloads
Andreas Kotsadam and Anja Tolonen
FDI and Business Internationalization of the Unorganized Sector: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing pp. 340-349 Downloads
Hamid Beladi, Meghna Dutta and Saibal Kar
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