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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

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 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
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