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Volume 66, issue C, 2015

Determinants of Empowerment in a Capability-Based Poverty Approach: Evidence from The Gambia pp. 1-15 Downloads
Sofia Trommlerová, Stephan Klasen and Ortrud Leßmann
Optimal Weather Conditions, Economic Growth, and Political Transitions pp. 16-30 Downloads
Neila Cáceres and Samuel Malone
Institutional Impact of Foreign Direct Investment in China pp. 31-48 Downloads
Cheryl Long, Jin Yang and Jing Zhang
Unpacking Postharvest Losses in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Meta-Analysis pp. 49-68 Downloads
Hippolyte Affognon, Christopher Mutungi, Pascal Sanginga and Christian Borgemeister
Improving Identification of Demand-Side Obstacles to Schooling: Findings from Revealed and Stated Preference Models in Two SSA Countries pp. 69-83 Downloads
Jane Arnold Lincove
Heterogeneity of the Effects of Health Insurance on Household Savings: Evidence from Rural China pp. 84-103 Downloads
Diana Cheung and Ysaline Padieu
A “Time of Agric”: Rethinking the “Failure” of Agricultural Programs in 1970s Ghana pp. 104-117 Downloads
Alice Wiemers
The Entrepreneur Makes a Difference: Evidence on MSE Upgrading Factors from Egypt, India, and the Philippines pp. 118-130 Downloads
Aimée Hampel-Milagrosa, Markus Loewe and Caroline Reeg
The Formation of Community-Based Organizations: An Analysis of a Quasi-Experiment in Zimbabwe pp. 131-153 Downloads
Abigail Barr, Marleen Dekker and Marcel Fafchamps
Growth, Growth Accelerations, and the Poor: Lessons from Indonesia pp. 154-165 Downloads
Sambit Bhattacharyya and Budy Resosudarmo
Does Diversity Impair Human Development? A Multi-Level Test of the Diversity Debit Hypothesis pp. 166-188 Downloads
John Gerring, Strom C. Thacker, Yuan Lu and Wei Huang
Democracy, Financial Openness, and Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Heterogeneity Across Existing Emission Levels pp. 189-207 Downloads
Wan-Hai You, Hui-Ming Zhu, Keming Yu and Cheng Peng
The Impact of Private Food Standards on Developing Countries’ Export Performance: An Analysis of Asparagus Firms in Peru pp. 208-221 Downloads
Monica Schuster and Miet Maertens
Heterogeneous Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements: How does Partner Similarity Matter? pp. 222-236 Downloads
Juyoung Cheong, Do Won Kwak and Kam Ki Tang
What Do State-Owned Development Banks Do? Evidence from BNDES, 2002–09 pp. 237-253 Downloads
Sergio G. Lazzarini, Aldo Musacchio, Rodrigo Bandeira-de-Mello and Rosilene Marcon
Integrated and Participatory Analysis of Water Governance Regimes: The Case of the Costa Rican Dry Tropics pp. 254-268 Downloads
Christopher Kuzdas, Arnim Wiek, Benjamin Warner, Raffaele Vignola and Ricardo Morataya
Forest-Based Livelihoods Strategies Conditioned by Market Remoteness and Forest Proximity in Jharkhand, India pp. 269-279 Downloads
Brian Belcher, Ramadhani Achdiawan and Sonya Dewi
Participatory Democracy and Effective Policy: Is There a Link? Evidence from Rural Peru pp. 280-292 Downloads
Miguel Jaramillo and Glenn Daniel Wright
Long-Term Consequences of Colonial Institutions and Human Capital Investments: Sub-National Evidence from Madagascar pp. 293-307 Downloads
Frank-Borge Wietzke
Quantifying the Microeconomic Effects of War Using Panel Data: Evidence From Nepal pp. 308-321 Downloads
Margarita Pivovarova and Eik Swee
Monitoring Economic Development from Space: Using Nighttime Light and Land Cover Data to Measure Economic Growth pp. 322-334 Downloads
Souknilanh Keola, Magnus Andersson and Ola Hall
Microcredit: Empowerment and Disempowerment of Rural Women in Ghana pp. 335-345 Downloads
John Kuumuori Ganle, Kwadwo Afriyie and Alexander Yao Segbefia
Membership has its Privileges – The Effect of Membership in International Organizations on FDI pp. 346-358 Downloads
Axel Dreher, Heiner Mikosch and Stefan Voigt
Rainfall Shocks, Local Revenues, and Intergovernmental Transfer in Mali pp. 359-370 Downloads
Aly Sanoh
Public Services and the Poor in Laos pp. 371-382 Downloads
Peter Warr, Jayant Menon and Sitthiroth Rasphone
Development Aid and Growth in Transition Countries pp. 383-399 Downloads
Zohid Askarov and Chris Doucouliagos
Food Standards, Certification, and Poverty among Coffee Farmers in Uganda pp. 400-412 Downloads
Brian Chiputwa, David Spielman and Matin Qaim
Coping with the Upheavals of Globalization in the Shea Value Chain: The Maintenance and Relevance of Upstream Shea Nut Supply Chain Organization in Western Burkina Faso pp. 413-427 Downloads
Karen Rousseau, Denis Gautier and D. Andrew Wardell
Does Education Empower Women? Evidence from Indonesia pp. 428-442 Downloads
Shanika Samarakoon and Rasyad Parinduri
Evaluating Impacts of Watershed Development Program on Agricultural Productivity, Income, and Livelihood in Bhalki Watershed of Bardhaman District, West Bengal pp. 443-456 Downloads
Nirupam Datta
Balancing Skilled with Unskilled Migration in an Urbanizing Agricultural Economy pp. 457-467 Downloads
Thinh T. Nguyen, Hisamitsu Saito, Hiroshi Isoda and Shoichi Ito
Infrastructure Provision, Gender, and Poverty in Indian Slums pp. 468-486 Downloads
Priti Parikh, Kun Fu, Himanshu Parikh, Allan McRobie and Gerard George
Corruption and Market Competition: Evidence from Post-Communist Countries pp. 487-499 Downloads
Aboubacar Diaby and Kevin Sylwester
Income and Health in Tanzania. An Instrumental Variable Approach pp. 500-515 Downloads
Eleonora Fichera and David Savage
The Role of Governance in Determining Foreign Aid Flow Composition pp. 516-531 Downloads
Matthew S. Winters and Gina Martinez
Economic Inequality in the Arab Region pp. 532-556 Downloads
Nadia Belhaj Hassine
Intra-Household Resource Allocation under Negative Income Shock: A Natural Experiment pp. 557-571 Downloads
Khondoker A. Mottaleb, Samarendu Mohanty and Ashok Mishra
Remoteness, Urbanization, and India’s Unbalanced Growth pp. 572-587 Downloads
Samarjit Das, Chetan Ghate and Peter E. Robertson
Domestic Market Integration and Regional Economic Growth—China’s Recent Experience from 1995–2011 pp. 588-597 Downloads
Shanzi Ke
Is Africa Actually Developing? pp. 598-613 Downloads
Alan King and Carlyn Ramlogan-Dobson
Flood-Induced Displacement and Civil Conflict pp. 614-628 Downloads
Ramesh Ghimire, Susana Ferreira and Jeffrey Dorfman
Co-location and Spatial Wage Spillovers in China: The Role of Foreign Ownership and Trade pp. 629-644 Downloads
Robert Elliott and Ying Zhou
Missing Links, Missing Markets: Evidence of the Transformation Process in the Economic Networks of Gambian Villages pp. 645-664 Downloads
Dany Jaimovich
Do Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Increase Innovation? pp. 665-677 Downloads
Cassandra Mehlig Sweet and Dalibor Eterovic
How Absorptive Capacity is Formed in a Latecomer Economy: Different Roles of Foreign Patent and Know-how Licensing in Korea pp. 678-694 Downloads
Moon Young Chung and Keun Lee
Analysis of Adoption and Impacts of Improved Maize Varieties in Eastern Zambia pp. 695-706 Downloads
Makaiko Khonje, Julius Manda, Arega D. Alene and Menale Kassie
NGOs, States, and Donors Revisited: Still Too Close for Comfort? pp. 707-718 Downloads
Nicola Banks, David Hulme and Michael Edwards
Are Rainfed Agricultural Households Insured? Evidence from Five Villages in Vidarbha, India pp. 719-736 Downloads
Sarthak Gaurav
The Role of Subsidization and Organizational Status on Microfinance Borrower Repayment Rates pp. 737-748 Downloads
Sugato Chakravarty and Mariya Pylypiv
The Other Asian Enigma: Explaining the Rapid Reduction of Undernutrition in Bangladesh pp. 749-761 Downloads
Derek Headey, John Hoddinott, Disha Ali, Roman Tesfaye and Mekdim Dereje
Innovative Grassroots NGOS and the Complex Processes of Women’s Empowerment: An Empirical Investigation from Northern Tanzania pp. 762-777 Downloads
Mara J. Goldman and Jani S. Little
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