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Volume 17, issue 3, 2003

Macro and Micro Perspectives of Growth and Poverty in Africa pp. 317-347
Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery and Stefano Paternostro
Risk Sharing in Labor Markets pp. 349-366
Arne Bigsten, Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps, Bernard Gauthier, Jan Willem Gunning, Abena Oduro, Remco Oostendorp, Cathy Pattillo, Mans S–derbom, Francis Teal and Albert Zeufack
Trade Facilitation and Economic Development: A New Approach to Quantifying the Impact pp. 367-389
John Wilson, Catherine Mann and Tsunehiro Otsuki
Water Subsidy Policies: A Comparison of the Chilean and Colombian Schemes pp. 391-407
AndrÈs GÛmez-Lobo and Dante Contreras
Policy Selectivity Forgone: Debt and Donor Behavior in Africa pp. 409-435
Nancy Birdsall, Stijn Claessens and Ishac Diwan

Volume 17, issue 2, 2003

Child Labor and Development: An Introduction pp. 145-146
Kaushik Basu and Zafiris Tzannatos
The Global Child Labor Problem: What Do We Know and What Can We Do? pp. 147-173
Kaushik Basu and Zafiris Tzannatos
Child Labor: Lessons from the Historical Experience of Today's Industrial Economies pp. 175-196
Jane Humphries
Child Farm Labor: The Wealth Paradox pp. 197-227
Sonia Bhalotra and Christopher Heady
Conditional Cash Transfers, Schooling, and Child Labor: Micro-Simulating Brazil's Bolsa Escola Program pp. 229-254
François Bourguignon, Francisco Ferreira and Phillippe G. Leite
Targeting Child Labor in Debt Bondage: Evidence, Theory, and Policy Implications pp. 255-281
Arnab Basu and Nancy Chau
Children's Working Hours and School Enrollment: Evidence from Pakistan and Nicaragua pp. 283-295
Furio Rosati and Mariacristina Rossi
Child Labor: A Normative Perspective pp. 297-309
Debra Satz
Understanding Children's Work: An Interagency Data and Research Cooperation Project pp. 311-314
Alec Fyfe, Frans Roselaers, Zafiris Tzannatos and Furio Rosati

Volume 17, issue 1, 2003

Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old-Age Pensions and Intrahousehold Allocation in South Africa pp. 1-25
Esther Duflo
Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from Pensions in South Africa pp. 27-50
Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan and Douglas Miller
Economic, Demographic, and Institutional Determinants of Life Insurance Consumption across Countries pp. 51-88
Thorsten Beck and Ian Webb
Reducing Child Malnutrition: How Far Does Income Growth Take Us? pp. 107-131
Lawrence Haddad, Harold Alderman, Simon Appleton, Lina Song and Yisehac Yohannes
Particularism around the World pp. 133-143
Jessica Wallack, Alejandro Gaviria, Ugo Panizza and Ernesto Stein

Volume 16, issue 3, 2002

Gender Effects of Social Security Reform in Chile pp. 321-343
Alejandra Cox Edwards
Low Schooling for Girls, Slower Growth for All? Cross-Country Evidence on the Effect of Gender Inequality in Education on Economic Development pp. 345-373
Stephan Klasen
Gender, Time Use, and Change: The Impact of the Cut Flower Industry in Ecuador pp. 375-395
Constance Newman
The Distributional Impacts of Indonesia's Financial Crisis on Household Welfare: A "Rapid Response" Methodology pp. 397-423
Jed Friedman and James Levinsohn
Density versus Quality in Health Care Provision: Using Household Data to Make Budgetary Choices in Ethiopia pp. 425-448
Paul Collier, Stefan Dercon and John Mackinnon
A Firm's-Eye View of Commercial Policy and Fiscal Reforms in Cameroon pp. 449-472
Bernard Gauthier, Isidro Soloaga and James Tybout

Volume 16, issue 2, 2002

An Introduction pp. 149-150
Carmen Reinhart
Default, Currency Crises, and Sovereign Credit Ratings pp. 151-170
Carmen Reinhart
Emerging Market Instability: Do Sovereign Ratings Affect Country Risk and Stock Returns? pp. 171-195
Graciela Kaminsky and Sergio Schmukler
On the Use of Portfolio Risk Models and Capital Requirements in Emerging Markets: The Case of Argentina pp. 197-212
Veronica Balzarotti, Michael Falkenheim and Andrew Powell
An Introduction pp. 213-217
Laura B. Rawlings and Norbert Schady
Supporting Communities in Transition: The Impact of the Armenian Social Investment Fund pp. 219-240
Robert S. Chase
An Impact Evaluation of Education, Health, and Water Supply Investments by the Bolivian Social Investment Fund pp. 241-274
John Newman, Menno Pradhan, Laura B. Rawlings, Geert Ridder, Ramiro Coa and Jose Luis Evia
The Impact and Targeting of Social Infrastructure Investments: Lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund pp. 275-295
Menno Pradhan and Laura B. Rawlings
The Allocation and Impact of Social Funds: Spending on School Infrastructure in Peru pp. 297-319
Christina Paxson and Norbert Schady

Volume 16, issue 1, 2002

Eliminating Excessive Tariffs on Exports of Least Developed Countries pp. 1-21
Bernard Hoekman, Francis Ng and Marcelo Olarreaga
Imported Machinery for Export Competitiveness pp. 23-48
Ashoka Mody and Kamil Yilmaz
Trade Policy Options for Chile: The Importance of Market Access pp. 49-79
Glenn Harrison, Thomas Rutherford and David Tarr
Trade in International Maritime Services: How Much Does Policy Matter? pp. 81-108
Carsten Fink, Aaditya Mattoo and Ileana Neagu Constantinescu
Bank Risk and Deposit Insurance pp. 109-137
Luc Laeven
How Different Is the Efficiency of Public and Private Water Companies in Asia? pp. 139-148
Antonio Estache and Martín Rossi

Volume 14, issue 3, 2000

Saving in Developing Countries: An Overview pp. 393-414 Downloads
Norman Loayza, Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel and Luis Servén
Can Africa's Saving Collapse Be Reversed? pp. 415-443 Downloads
Ibrahim A. Elbadawi and Francis M. Mwega
The Saving Collapse during the Transition in Eastern Europe pp. 445-455 Downloads
Cevdet Denizer and Holger C. Wolf
What Drives Consumption Booms? pp. 457-480 Downloads
Peter Montiel
Saving Transitions pp. 481-507 Downloads
Dani Rodrik
Personal and Corporate Saving in South Africa pp. 509-544 Downloads
Janine Aron and John Muellbauer
Household Saving in China pp. 545-570 Downloads
Aart Kraay
Private Saving in India pp. 571-594 Downloads
Norman Loayza and Rashmi Shankar
A New Database on the Structure and Development of the Financial Sector pp. 597-605 Downloads
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Ross Levine

Volume 14, issue 2, 2000

Understanding Patterns of Economic Growth: Searching for Hills among Plateaus, Mountains, and Plains pp. 221-50 Downloads
Lant Pritchett
Macroeconomic Fluctuations in Developing Countries: Some Stylized Facts pp. 251-85 Downloads
Pierre-Richard Agénor, Christopher McDermott and Eswar Prasad
Monitoring Banking Sector Fragility: A Multivariate Logit Approach pp. 287-307 Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Enrica Detragiache
Trade Reform Dynamics and Technical Efficiency: The Peruvian Experience pp. 309-30 Downloads
Ila M Semenick Alam and Andrew R Morrison
Monitoring Targeting Performance When Decentralized Allocations to the Poor Are Unobserved pp. 331-45 Downloads
Martin Ravallion
Child Labor, Child Schooling, and Their Interaction with Adult Labor: Empirical Evidence for Peru and Pakistan pp. 347-67 Downloads
Ranjan Ray
A Cross-Country Database for Sector Investment and Capital pp. 371-91 Downloads
Donald Larson, Rita Butzer, Yair Mundlak and Al Crego

Volume 14, issue 1, 2000

International Knowledge Flows and Economic Performance: A Review of the Evidence pp. 1-15
Giorgio Barba Navaretti and David Tarr
Do Trade Patterns and Technology Flows Affect Productivity Growth? pp. 17-47
Wolfgang Keller
Foreign Investment and Productivity Growth in Czech Enterprises pp. 49-64
Simeon Djankov and Bernard Hoekman
Productivity and Turnover in the Export Market: Micro-level Evidence from the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) pp. 65-90
Bee Yan Aw, Sukkyun Chung and Mark Roberts
Vintage Technologies and Skill Constraints: Evidence from U.S. Exports of New and Used Machines pp. 91-109
Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Isidro Soloaga and Wendy Takacs
An Argument for Deregulating the Transfer of Agricultural Technologies to Developing Countries pp. 111-27
David Gisselquist and Jean-Marie Grether
Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: An Introduction to the Special Issue pp. 129-45
David Bigman and Hippolyte Fofack
Combining Census and Survey Data to Trace the Spatial Dimensions of Poverty: A Case Study of Ecuador pp. 147-65
Hentschel, Jesko, et al
Community Targeting for Poverty Reduction in Burkina Faso pp. 167-93
Bigman, David, et al
Combining Light Monitoring Surveys with Integrated Surveys to Improve Targeting for Poverty Reduction: The Case of Ghana pp. 195-219
Hippolyte Fofack
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