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World Development

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Volume 63, issue C, 2014

Globalization, Structural Change, and Productivity Growth, with an Update on Africa pp. 11-32 Downloads
Margaret McMillan, Dani Rodrik and Íñigo Verduzco-Gallo
The Role of Rural–Urban Migration in the Structural Transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 33-42 Downloads
Alan de Brauw, Valerie Mueller and Hak Lim Lee
Poverty Reduction During the Rural–Urban Transformation – The Role of the Missing Middle pp. 43-58 Downloads
Luc Christiaensen and Yasuyuki Todo
Explaining Africa’s (Dis)advantage pp. 59-77 Downloads
Ann Harrison, Justin Lin and Lixin Xu
“Going Global in Groups”: Structural Transformation and China’s Special Economic Zones Overseas pp. 78-91 Downloads
Deborah Bräutigam and Xiaoyang Tang
African Agriculture in 50Years: Smallholders in a Rapidly Changing World? pp. 92-101 Downloads
Paul Collier and Stefan Dercon
Overcoming Successive Bottlenecks: The Evolution of a Potato Cluster in China pp. 102-112 Downloads
Xiaobo Zhang and Dinghuan Hu
Can Cities or Towns Drive African Development? Economywide Analysis for Ethiopia and Uganda pp. 113-123 Downloads
Paul Dorosh and James Thurlow

Volume 62, issue C, 2014

Understanding Urban Wage Inequality in China 1988–2008: Evidence from Quantile Analysis pp. 1-13 Downloads
Simon Appleton, Lina Song and Qingjie Xia
Trade-offs and Payoffs of Investing in Human Development pp. 14-29 Downloads
Marco V. Sánchez and Martín Cicowiez
Enhancing Inclusiveness of Rwanda’s Land Tenure Regularization Program: Insights from Early Stages of its Implementation pp. 30-41 Downloads
Florence Santos, Diana Fletschner and Giuseppe Daconto
Is Globalization Reducing Absolute Poverty? pp. 42-61 Downloads
Andreas Bergh and Therese Nilsson
Why do Foresters Plant Trees? Testing Theories of Bureaucratic Decision-Making in Central India pp. 62-74 Downloads
Forrest D. Fleischman
Empowerment Through Microfinance: The Relation Between Loan Cycle and Level of Empowerment pp. 75-87 Downloads
Olaf Weber and Adnan Ahmad
Women’s Empowerment and Prevalence of Stunted and Underweight Children in Rural India pp. 88-105 Downloads
Katsushi Imai, Samuel Annim, Veena S. Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha
Social Spending, Distribution, and Equality of Opportunities: The Opportunity Incidence Analysis pp. 106-124 Downloads
Jose Cuesta
Bedouin Adaptation to the Last 15-Years of Drought (1995–2010) in the North Coastal Zone of Egypt: Continuity or Rupture? pp. 125-137 Downloads
Véronique Alary, Ferial Hassan, Ibrahim Daoud, Adel Aboul Naga, Mona A. Osman, Denis Bastianelli, Philippe Lescoat, Naeem Moselhy and Jean-François Tourrand
Paths to Development: Is there a Bangladesh Surprise? pp. 138-154 Downloads
Mohammad Asadullah, Antonio Savoia and Wahiduddin Mahmud
Market Signals of Unsustainable and Inequitable Forest Extraction: Assessing the Value of Illegal Timber Trade in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania pp. 155-168 Downloads
Marije Schaafsma, Neil D. Burgess, Ruth D. Swetnam, Yonika M. Ngaga, R. Kerry Turner and Thorsten Treue
Heterogeneity in Informal Salaried Employment: Evidence from the Egyptian Labor Market Survey pp. 169-188 Downloads
Natalia Radchenko
Historicizing Sustainable Livelihoods: A Pathways Approach to Lead Mining in Rural Central China pp. 189-200 Downloads
Jixia Lu and Anna Lora-Wainwright
Africa and the Clean Development Mechanism: What Determines Project Investments? pp. 201-212 Downloads
Dirk Röttgers and Ulrike Grote
Migrants’ Choice of Remittance Channel: Do General Payment Habits Play a Role? pp. 213-227 Downloads
Anneke Kosse and Robert Vermeulen

Volume 61, issue C, 2014

Interpreting Institutional Fit: Urbanization, Development, and China’s “Land-Lost” pp. 1-10 Downloads
Hongping Lian and Raul P. Lejano
Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture: What Role for Food Security in Bangladesh? pp. 11-52 Downloads
Esha Sraboni, Hazel J. Malapit, Agnes Quisumbing and Akhter U. Ahmed
Macroeconomic Impacts of FDI in Transition Economies: A Meta-Analysis pp. 53-69 Downloads
Ichiro Iwasaki and Masahiro Tokunaga
Estimating the Causal Effect of Forced Eradication on Coca Cultivation in Colombian Municipalities pp. 70-84 Downloads
Luis Reyes
Taking Complexity in Food Systems Seriously: An Interdisciplinary Analysis pp. 85-101 Downloads
Tira Foran, James R.A. Butler, Liana J. Williams, Wolf J. Wanjura, Andrew Hall, Lucy Carter and Peter S. Carberry
The Messy Reality of Agglomeration Economies in Urban Informality: Evidence from Nairobi’s Handicraft Industry pp. 102-113 Downloads
John Harris
Coping with Drought by Adjusting Land Tenancy Contracts: A Model and Evidence from Rural Morocco pp. 114-126 Downloads
Yoko Kusunose and Travis J. Lybbert
Land Rights and Community Cooperation pp. 127-141 Downloads
Ragnhild Haugli Braaten
Effects of International Food Price Shocks on Political Institutions in Low-Income Countries: Evidence from an International Food Net-Export Price Index pp. 142-153 Downloads
Rabah Arezki and Markus Brueckner
Growth of the Urban Shadow, Spatial Distribution of Economic Activities, and Commuting by Workers in Rural and Urban India pp. 154-166 Downloads
Ajay Sharma and S Chandrasekhar
Social Protection and Poverty Reduction: Global Patterns and Some Targets pp. 167-177 Downloads
Ariel Fiszbein, Ravi Kanbur and Ruslan Yemtsov

Volume 60, issue C, 2014

Cultural Proximity and Local Firms’ catch up with Multinational Enterprises pp. 1-13 Downloads
Jue Wang, Xiaming Liu, Yingqi Wei and Chengang Wang
Livelihood Diversification and Shifting Social Networks of Exchange: A Social Network Transition? pp. 14-30 Downloads
Timothy D. Baird and Clark L. Gray
Public Service Provision under Conditions of Insufficient Citizen Demand: Insights from the Urban Sanitation Sector in Indonesia pp. 31-42 Downloads
Matthew S. Winters, Abdul Gaffar Karim and Berly Martawardaya
Governing India’s Land pp. 43-56 Downloads
Nikita Sud
Remittances and Household Wealth after Conflict: A Case Study on Urban Burundi pp. 57-68 Downloads
Sonja Fransen and Valentina Mazzucato
Does Information Lead to More Active Citizenship? Evidence from an Education Intervention in Rural Kenya pp. 69-83 Downloads
Evan S. Lieberman, Daniel N. Posner and Lily L. Tsai
Climate Change, Hydro-Dependency, and the African Dam Boom pp. 84-98 Downloads
Matthew A. Cole, Robert Elliott and Eric Strobl
Revenue Reform and Statebuilding in Anglophone Africa pp. 99-112 Downloads
Mick Moore
Income and Livelihoods in the War in Afghanistan pp. 113-131 Downloads
Vincenzo Bove and Evelina Gavrilova
The Strugglers: The New Poor in Latin America? pp. 132-146 Downloads
Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig and Christian Meyer

Volume 59, issue C, 2014

Comparing the Climate Policy Performance of Emerging Economies pp. 1-15 Downloads
Babette Never and Joachim Betz
Foreign Portfolio Investment Flows to India: Determinants and Analysis pp. 16-28 Downloads
Reetika Garg and Pami Dua
Land Use Dynamics, Climate Change, and Food Security in Vietnam: A Global-to-local Modeling Approach pp. 29-46 Downloads
Martine Rutten, Michiel van Dijk, Wilbert van Rooij and Henk Hilderink
Interest Rates and Informational Issues in the Credit Market: Experimental Evidence from Brazil pp. 47-58 Downloads
Claudio Lucinda and Rodrigo Luiz Vieira
Water and Human Development pp. 59-69 Downloads
Lyla Mehta
Moving from the Household to the Individual: Multidimensional Poverty Analysis pp. 70-81 Downloads
Ramya M. Vijaya, Rahul Lahoti and Hema Swaminathan
Tackling the Largest Global Education Challenge? Secular and Religious Education in Northern Nigeria pp. 82-92 Downloads
Manos Antoninis
Modeling Ecological Success of Common Pool Resource Systems Using Large Datasets pp. 93-103 Downloads
Ulrich J. Frey and Hannes Rusch
Why Are Women Less Democratic Than Men? Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Countries pp. 104-119 Downloads
Cecilia Garcia-Penalosa and Maty Konte
Impact of Improved Maize Adoption on Welfare of Farm Households in Malawi: A Panel Data Analysis pp. 120-131 Downloads
Sosina Bezu, Girma Kassie, Bekele Shiferaw and Jacob Ricker-Gilbert
Understanding the Process of Agricultural Technology Adoption: Mineral Fertilizer in Eastern DR Congo pp. 132-146 Downloads
Isabel Lambrecht, Bernard Vanlauwe, Roel Merckx and Miet Maertens
The Impact of Technological Capabilities on Invention: An Investigation Based on Country Responsiveness Scores pp. 147-165 Downloads
Giovanni Cerulli
Administrative Overspending in Indonesian Districts: The Role of Local Politics pp. 166-183 Downloads
Bambang Suharnoko Sjahrir, Krisztina Kis-Katos and Günther Schulze
Personalizing the Middle-Income Trap: An Inter-Generational Migrant View from Rural Thailand pp. 184-198 Downloads
Jonathan Rigg, Buapun Promphaking and Ann Le Mare
REDD+ and Empowered Deliberative Democracy: Learning from Tanzania pp. 199-211 Downloads
Irmeli Mustalahti and O. Sarobidy Rakotonarivo
A Cross-Country Analysis of Perceived Economic Status and Life Satisfaction in High- and Low-Income Countries pp. 212-223 Downloads
Laura Camfield and Lucio Esposito
International Remittances and Human Capital Formation pp. 224-237 Downloads
Vania B. Salas
Conflict, Combatants, and Cash: Economic Reintegration and Livelihoods of Ex-combatants in Nepal pp. 238-250 Downloads
Dambaru B. Subedi
Measuring Acute Poverty in the Developing World: Robustness and Scope of the Multidimensional Poverty Index pp. 251-274 Downloads
Sabina Alkire and Maria Emma Santos
How Ethnic Diversity Affects Economic Growth pp. 275-297 Downloads
Erkan Gören
Economic Regulations, Red Tape, and Bureaucratic Corruption in Post-Communist Economies pp. 298-312 Downloads
Dinissa Duvanova
Growth with Equity for the Development of Mexico: Poverty, Inequality, and Economic Growth (1992–2008) pp. 313-326 Downloads
Alberto Javier Iniguez-Montiel
The Liberalization of Retail Services in India pp. 327-340 Downloads
Csilla Lakatos and Tani Fukui
Explaining Global Patterns of International Aid for Linked Biodiversity Conservation and Development pp. 341-359 Downloads
Daniel C. Miller
Exogenous Shocks and Growth Crises in Low-Income Countries: A Vulnerability Index pp. 360-378 Downloads
Era Dabla-Norris and Yasemin Bal Gündüz
The Contribution of Education to Economic Growth: A Review of the Evidence, with Special Attention and an Application to Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 379-393 Downloads
Paul Glewwe, Eugenie Maiga and Haochi Zheng
Bureaucratic Delay, Local-Level Monitoring, and Delivery of Small Infrastructure Projects: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bolivia pp. 394-407 Downloads
Monica Yanez-Pagans and Gustavo Machicado-Salas
Capturing the Margins: World Market Prices and Cotton Farmer Incomes in West Africa pp. 408-421 Downloads
Thomas J. Bassett
Diaspora Investments and Firm Export Performance in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries pp. 422-433 Downloads
Amadou Boly, Nicola Coniglio, Francesco Prota and Adnan Seric
Returns to Education in India pp. 434-450 Downloads
Scott Fulford
The Social Dynamics of Labor Shortage in South African Small-Scale Agriculture pp. 451-460 Downloads
Elizabeth Hull
Policies for Agricultural Productivity Growth and Poverty Reduction in Rural Ethiopia pp. 461-474 Downloads
Zewdu Abro, Bamlaku Alamirew Alemu and Munir A. Hanjra
The Effects of Mexico’s Seguro Popular Health Insurance on Infant Mortality: An Estimation with Selection on the Outcome Variable pp. 475-486 Downloads
Tobias Pfutze
The Impact of Bolsa Família on Women’s Decision-Making Power pp. 487-504 Downloads
Alan de Brauw, Daniel Gilligan, John Hoddinott and Shalini Roy
Moving Off the Farm: Land Institutions to Facilitate Structural Transformation and Agricultural Productivity Growth in China pp. 505-520 Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Songqing Jin, Fang Xia and Jikun Huang
The Politics of Technological Upgrading: International Transfer to and Adaptation of GM Cotton in Argentina pp. 521-534 Downloads
Valeria Arza and Patrick van Zwanenberg
Mexican Migrants to the US: What Do Unrealized Migration Intentions Tell Us About Gender Inequalities? pp. 535-552 Downloads
Isabelle Chort
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