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World Development

1973 - 2015

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Volume 50, issue C, 2013

Implementing Social Protection in Agro-pastoralist and Pastoralist Areas: How Local Distribution Structures Moderate PSNP Outcomes in Ethiopia pp. 1-12 Downloads
Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Jeremy Lind and John Hoddinott
Motives to Remit: Evidence from Tracked Internal Migrants in Ethiopia pp. 13-23 Downloads
Alan de Brauw, Valerie Mueller and Tassew Woldehanna
The Impact of Remittances on Investment and Poverty in Ghana pp. 24-40 Downloads
Richard Adams and Alfredo Cuecuecha
FDI and Local Linkages in Developing Countries: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 41-56 Downloads
Vito Amendolagine, Amadou Boly, Nicola Coniglio, Francesco Prota and Adnan Seric
A Drop of Water in the Indian Ocean? The Impact of GlobalGap Certification on Lychee Farmers in Madagascar pp. 57-73 Downloads
Julie Subervie and Isabelle Vagneron
Who Benefits from Economic Freedom? Unraveling the Effect of Economic Freedom on Subjective Well-Being pp. 74-90 Downloads
Kai Gehring

Volume 49, issue C, 2013

On The Choice and Impacts of Innovative International Food Assistance Instruments pp. 1-8 Downloads
Erin C. Lentz, Christopher Barrett, Miguel . Gómez and Daniel G. Maxwell
The Timeliness and Cost-Effectiveness of the Local and Regional Procurement of Food Aid pp. 9-18 Downloads
Erin C. Lentz, Simone Passarelli and Christopher Barrett
Market Prices and Food Aid Local and Regional Procurement and Distribution: A Multi-Country Analysis pp. 19-29 Downloads
Teevrat Garg, Christopher Barrett, Miguel . Gómez, Erin C. Lentz and William J. Violette
Recipients’ Satisfaction with Locally Procured Food Aid Rations: Comparative Evidence from a Three Country Matched Survey pp. 30-43 Downloads
William J. Violette, Aurélie P. Harou, Joanna B. Upton, Samuel D. Bell, Christopher Barrett, Miguel . Gómez and Erin C. Lentz
Tradeoffs or Synergies? Assessing Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement through Case Studies in Burkina Faso and Guatemala pp. 44-57 Downloads
Aurélie P. Harou, Joanna B. Upton, Erin C. Lentz, Christopher Barrett and Miguel . Gómez
Enhancing Nutrition: A New Tool for Ex-Ante Comparison of Commodity-based Vouchers and Food Transfers pp. 58-67 Downloads
David Ryckembusch, Romeo Frega, Marcio Guilherme Silva, Ugo Gentilini, Issa Sanogo, Nils Grede and Lynn Brown
What Drives Program Choice in Food Security Crises? Examining the “Response Analysis” Question pp. 68-79 Downloads
Daniel G. Maxwell, John W. Parker and Heather C. Stobaugh

Volume 48, issue C, 2013

Contemporary Processes of Large-Scale Land Acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Legal Deficiency or Elite Capture of the Rule of Law? pp. 1-18 Downloads
Laura German, George Schoneveld and Esther Mwangi
Bad Governance and Poor Children: A Comparative Analysis of Government Efficiency and Severe Child Deprivation in 68 Low- and Middle-income Countries pp. 19-31 Downloads
Björn Halleröd, Bo Rothstein, Adel Daoud and Shailen Nandy
Geography of Gender Gaps: Regional Patterns of Income and Farm–Nonfarm Interaction Among Male- and Female-Headed Households in Eight African Countries pp. 32-47 Downloads
Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Göran Djurfeldt and Johanna Bergman Lodin
Child Poverty in an Emergency and Conflict Context: A Multidimensional Profile and an Identification of the Poorest Children in Western Darfur pp. 48-70 Downloads
Jean-François Trani and Tim . Cannings
Institutional Solutions to the Asymmetric Information Problem in Health and Development Services for the Poor pp. 71-87 Downloads
David K. Leonard, Gerald Bloom, Kara Hanson, O’Farrell, Juan and Neil Spicer
Does Parental Disability Matter to Child Education? Evidence from Vietnam pp. 88-107 Downloads
Daniel Mont and Cuong Nguyen
The Demand Side of Social Protection: Lessons from Cambodia’s Labor Rights Experience pp. 108-119 Downloads
Alisa DiCaprio
Managing Wild Resources: Institutional Choice and the Recovery of Resource Rent in Southwest China pp. 120-132 Downloads
Brian E. Robinson, Bill Provencher and David Lewis
How Effective are Cash Transfers at Improving Nutritional Status? pp. 133-155 Downloads
James Manley, Seth Gitter and Vanya Slavchevska
Land Retirement and Nonfarm Labor Market Participation: An Analysis of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program pp. 156-169 Downloads
Peter Kelly and Xuexi Huo

Volume 47, issue C, 2013

Social Norms and Aspirations: Age of Marriage and Education in Rural India pp. 1-15 Downloads
Annemie Maertens
Rising Regional Inequality in China: Fact or Artifact? pp. 16-29 Downloads
Chao Li and John Gibson
Frustrated Freedom: The Effects of Agency and Wealth on Wellbeing in Rural Mozambique pp. 30-41 Downloads
Bart Victor, Edward F. Fischer, Bruce Cooil, Alfredo Vergara, Abraham Mukolo and Meridith Blevins
Going Where the Money Is: Strategies for Taxing Economic Elites in Unequal Democracies pp. 42-57 Downloads
Tasha Fairfield
Rethinking Microentrepreneurship and Business Development Programs: Vulnerability and Ambition in Low-income Urban Caribbean Households pp. 58-70 Downloads
Hebe Verrest
The Political Dynamics of Economic Growth pp. 71-86 Downloads
Kunal Sen
The Impact of International Standards Certification on the Performance of Firms in Less Developed Countries pp. 87-101 Downloads
Micheline Goedhuys and Leo Sleuwaegen
Access to Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Is There a Gender Gap? pp. 102-120 Downloads
Reyes Aterido, Thorsten Beck and Leonardo Iacovone
Gender and Microfinance Performance: Why Does the Institutional Context Matter? pp. 121-135 Downloads
Dirk Michael Boehe and Luciano Barin Cruz
Privatization of Education and Labor Force Inequality in Urban Francophone Africa: The Transition from School to Work in Ouagadougou pp. 136-148 Downloads
Anne E. Calvès, Jean-François Kobiané and N’Bouké, Afiwa

Volume 46, issue C, 2013

Using Census Data to Explore the Spatial Distribution of Human Development pp. 1-13 Downloads
Iñaki Permanyer
Can One-to-One Computing Narrow the Digital Divide and the Educational Gap in China? The Case of Beijing Migrant Schools pp. 14-29 Downloads
Di Mo, Johan Swinnen, Linxiu Zhang, Hongmei Yi, Qinghe Qu, Matthew Boswell and Scott Rozelle
Missing Millions and Measuring Development Progress pp. 30-44 Downloads
Roy Carr-Hill
US based NGOs in International Development: Financial and Economic Determinants of Survival pp. 45-65 Downloads
Peter Nunnenkamp, Hannes Öhler and Tillmann Schwörer
Innovation, Intellectual Property Rights, and Economic Development: A Unified Empirical Investigation pp. 66-78 Downloads
John Hudson and Alexandru Minea
Fiscal Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 79-91 Downloads
Victor Lledó and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro
Fiscal Incentives, Public Spending, and Productivity – County-Level Evidence from a Chinese Province pp. 92-103 Downloads
Stefan Brehm
Revisiting the Issue of Elite Capture of Participatory Initiatives pp. 104-112 Downloads
Jens Lund and Moeko Saito-Jensen
Revisiting the Effects of IMF Programs on Poverty and Inequality pp. 113-142 Downloads
Doris Oberdabernig
Are Remittances a Substitute for Credit? Carrying the Financial Burden of Health Shocks in National and Transnational Households pp. 143-152 Downloads
Christian Ambrosius and Alfredo Cuecuecha
Protecting Power: How Western States Retain The Dominant Voice in The World Bank’s Governance pp. 153-164 Downloads
Jakob Vestergaard and Robert H. Wade
Institutions, Infrastructure, and Trade pp. 165-175 Downloads
Joseph Francois and Miriam Manchin
Determinants of Expenditure Decentralization: Evidence from China pp. 176-184 Downloads
Alfred Wu and Wen Wang
The Global Food Crisis: Disaster, Opportunity or Non-event? Household Level Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire pp. 185-196 Downloads
Ralitza Dimova and Monnet Gbakou
Financial Efficiency and Social Impact of Microfinance Institutions Using Self-Organizing Maps pp. 197-210 Downloads
Philippe Louis, Alex Seret and Bart Baesens
Does Economic Upgrading Lead to Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks? Evidence from Morocco pp. 223-233 Downloads
Arianna Rossi
Private Donations, Government Grants, Commercial Activities, and Fundraising: Cointegration and Causality for NGOs in International Development Cooperation pp. 234-251 Downloads
Dierk Herzer and Peter Nunnenkamp
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