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2017, volume 65, issue 4

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism? pp. 583 - 618 Downloads
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang and Dean Karlan
Reducing Adolescent Risky Behaviors in a High-Risk Context: The Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfers in South Africa pp. 619 - 652 Downloads
Carolyn Heinrich, John Hoddinott and Michael Samson
Introduction to Symposium on Using the Young Lives Data to Study Child Poverty in Developing Countries pp. 653 - 656 Downloads
Sofya Krutikova and Paul Glewwe
Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty and Inequality: Parental Resources and Schooling Attainment and Children’s Human Capital in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam pp. 657 - 697 Downloads
Jere Behrman, Whitney Schott, Subha Mani, Benjamin T. Crookston, Kirk Dearden, Le Thuc Duc, Lia C. H. Fernald and Aryeh D. Stein
Do Schools Reinforce or Reduce Learning Gaps between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students? Evidence from Vietnam and Peru pp. 699 - 739 Downloads
Paul Glewwe, Sofya Krutikova and Caine Rolleston
Women’s Political Reservation, Early Childhood Development, and Learning in India pp. 741 - 766 Downloads
Yuvraj Pathak and Karen Macours
Can the Major Public Works Policy Buffer Negative Shocks in Early Childhood? Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India pp. 767 - 804 Downloads
Aparajita Dasgupta

2017, volume 65, issue 3

Immigration and the Labor Market Outcomes of Natives in Developing Countries: A Case Study of South Africa pp. 389 - 424 Downloads
Nzinga Broussard
Export Taxes and Consumption: Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire’s De Facto Partition pp. 425 - 456 Downloads
Souleymane Soumahoro
Sibling Rivalry: Endowment and Intrahousehold Allocation in Gansu Province, China pp. 457 - 493 Downloads
Jessica Leight
Does Raising Family Income Cause Better Child Health? Evidence from China pp. 495 - 520 Downloads
Yi Chen, Xiaoyan Lei and Li-An Zhou
Access to Preprimary Education and Progression in Primary School: Evidence from Rural Guatemala pp. 521 - 547 Downloads
Paulo Bastos, Nicolas L. Bottan and Julian Cristia
The Missing Transfers: Estimating Misreporting in Dyadic Data pp. 549 - 582 Downloads
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps

2017, volume 65, issue 2

Monsoon Babies: Rainfall Shocks and Child Nutrition in Nepal pp. 167 - 188 Downloads
Sailesh Tiwari, Hanan G. Jacoby and Emmanuel Skoufias
Cash Transfers and Temptation Goods pp. 189 - 221 Downloads
David K. Evans and Anna Popova
CEO Incentives in Chinese State-Controlled Firms pp. 223 - 264 Downloads
Xunan Feng and Anders Johansson
Child Labor and Learning pp. 265 - 296 Downloads
Patrick M. Emerson, Vladimir Ponczek and André Souza
Centralized Deployment and Teacher Incentives: Evidence from Reforms in Rural China pp. 297 - 337 Downloads
Li Han, Mingxing Liu and Xuehui An
Caste, Female Labor Supply, and the Gender Wage Gap in India: Boserup Revisited pp. 339 - 378 Downloads
Kanika Mahajan and Bharat Ramaswami

2016, volume 65, issue 1

Payment Mechanisms and Antipoverty Programs: Evidence from a Mobile Money Cash Transfer Experiment in Niger pp. 1 - 37 Downloads
Jenny C. Aker, Rachid Boumnijel, Amanda McClelland and Niall Tierney
Surface Water Quality and Infant Mortality in China pp. 119 - 139 Downloads
Guojun He and Jeffrey Perloff
The Gender Gap in Mathematics: Evidence from Chile pp. 141 - 166 Downloads
Prashant Bharadwaj, Giacomo De Giorgi, David Hansen and Christopher Neilson
Social Transfers and Growth: Evidence from Luminosity Data pp. 39 - 61 Downloads
Juan Villa
Risk Sharing and Internal Migration pp. 63 - 86 Downloads
Joachim De Weerdt and Kalle Hirvonen
Risk Coping by Firms during the Crisis pp. 87 - 118 Downloads
Stephane Guimbert and Remco Oostendorp

2016, volume 64, issue 4

Ethnic Inequality: Theory and Evidence from Formal Education in Nigeria pp. 603 - 660 Downloads
Pritha Dev, Blessing U. Mberu and Roland Pongou
Altruism, Cooperation, and Efficiency: Agricultural Production in Polygynous Households pp. 661 - 696 Downloads
Richard Akresh, Joyce Chen and Charity Moore
Can Subjective Questions on Economic Welfare Be Trusted? pp. 697 - 726 Downloads
Martin Ravallion, Kristen Himelein and Kathleen Beegle
The Challenge of Measuring Hunger through Survey pp. 727 - 758 Downloads
Joachim De Weerdt, Kathleen Beegle, Jed Friedman and John Gibson
Do Education and Health Conditions Matter in a Large Cash Transfer? Evidence from a Honduran Experiment pp. 759 - 793 Downloads
Fiorella Benedetti, Pablo Ibarraran and Patrick McEwan
Industry Clustering and Financial Constraints: A Reinterpretation Based on Fixed Asset Liquidation pp. 795 - 821 Downloads
Rui Mao

2016, volume 64, issue 3

Conflict Exposure and Competitiveness: Experimental Evidence from the Football Field in Sierra Leone pp. 405 - 435 Downloads
Francesco Cecchi, Koen Leuveld and Maarten Voors
Does Price Affect the Demand for Information about New Health Technologies? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria pp. 437 - 469 Downloads
Edward N. Okeke, Amalavoyal Chari and Clement A. Adepiti
Precolonial Political Centralization and Contemporary Development in Uganda pp. 471 - 508 Downloads
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay and Elliott Green
Gender, Race, and Heterogeneous Effects of Epidemic Malaria on Human Capital and Income pp. 509 - 543 Downloads
Samantha Rawlings
Trust under the Prospect Theory and Quasi-Hyperbolic Preferences: A Field Experiment in Vietnam pp. 545 - 572 Downloads
Quang Nguyen, Marie Claire Villeval and Hui Xu
Does Trade Credit Boost Firm Performance? pp. 573 - 602 Downloads
Dongya Li, Yi Lu, Travis Ng and Jun Yang

2016, volume 64, issue 2

Facilitating Savings for Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi pp. 187 - 220 Downloads
Lasse Brune, Xavier Gine, Jessica Goldberg and Dean Yang
The Link between Manufacturing Growth and Accelerated Services Growth in India pp. 221 - 264 Downloads
Rajeev Dehejia and Arvind Panagariya
Feeding Africa's Cities: The Case of the Supply Chain of Teff to Addis Ababa pp. 265 - 297 Downloads
Bart Minten, Seneshaw Tamru, Ermias Engida and Tadesse Kuma
Who Is the Identifiable Victim? Caste and Charitable Giving in Modern India pp. 299 - 321 Downloads
Ashwini Deshpande and Dean Spears
Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines pp. 323 - 368 Downloads
Emily Beam, David McKenzie and Dean Yang
The Role of Education and Family Background in Marriage, Childbearing, and Labor Market Participation in Senegal pp. 369 - 403 Downloads
Francesca Marchetta and David Sahn

2015, volume 64, issue 1

Nature's Call: Impacts of Sanitation Choices in Orissa, India pp. 1 - 29 Downloads
Katherine L. Dickinson, Sumeet R. Patil, Subhrendu K. Pattanayak, Christine Poulos and Jui-Hen Yang
Civil War and Political Participation: Evidence from Uganda pp. 113 - 141 Downloads
Giacomo De Luca and Marijke Verpoorten
Battle of the Sexes: How Sex Ratios Affect Female Bargaining Power pp. 143 - 161 Downloads
Erwin Bulte, Qin Tu and John List
Abortion Legalization, Sex Selection, and Female University Enrollment in Taiwan pp. 163 - 185 Downloads
Priti Kalsi
Contraceptive Supply and Fertility Outcomes: Evidence from Ghana pp. 31 - 69 Downloads
Kelly Jones
A Model of Nongovernmental Organization Regulation with an Application to Uganda pp. 71 - 111 Downloads
Ronelle Burger, Indraneel Dasgupta and Trudy Owens

2015, volume 63, issue 4

Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations pp. 617 - 664 Downloads
J. Vernon Henderson and Yong Suk Lee
HIV Testing, Behavior Change, and the Transition to Adulthood in Malawi pp. 665 - 684 Downloads
Kathleen Beegle, Michelle Poulin and Gil Shapira
The Effects of a Noncontributory Pension Program on Labor Force Participation: The Case of 70 y Más in Mexico pp. 685 - 713 Downloads
Laura Juarez and Tobias Pfutze
Referral and Job Performance: Evidence from the Ghana Colonial Army pp. 715 - 751 Downloads
Marcel Fafchamps and Alexander Moradi
Teaching the Language of Wider Communication, Minority Students, and Overall Educational Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Qinghai Province, China pp. 753 - 776 Downloads
Fang Lai, Linxiu Zhang, Qinghe Qu, Xiao Hu, Yaojiang Shi, Matthew Boswell and Scott Rozelle
What Happened to Kobe? A Reassessment of the Impact of the 1995 Earthquake in Japan pp. 777 - 812 Downloads
William duPont Iv and Ilan Noy

2015, volume 63, issue 3

Bolsa Família and Household Labor Supply pp. 423 - 457 Downloads
Alan de Brauw, Daniel Gilligan, John Hoddinott and Shalini Roy
Social Interaction Effects and Connection to Electricity: Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia pp. 459 - 484 Downloads
Tanguy Bernard and Maximo Torero
Fathers' Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long-Run Effects of a Positive Regional Employment Shock in South Africa's Mining Industry pp. 485 - 514 Downloads
Martine Mariotti
Taxation and Political Mobilization: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh pp. 515 - 549 Downloads
Sharad Tandon
Railways and the Local Economy: Evidence from Qingzang Railway pp. 551 - 588 Downloads
Yang Wang and Binzhen Wu
Health Outcomes for Children Born to Teen Mothers in Cape Town, South Africa pp. 589 - 616 Downloads
Nicola Branson, Cally Ardington and Murray Leibbrandt

2015, volume 63, issue 2

Unintended Consequences of Women's Inheritance Rights on Female Mortality in India pp. 223 - 248 Downloads
Daniel Rosenblum
The Impact of Land Mines on Child Health: Evidence from Angola pp. 249 - 279 Downloads
Jean-Louis Arcand, Aude-Sophie Rodella and Matthias Rieger
Early Childbearing, Human Capital Attainment, and Mortality Risk: Evidence from a Longitudinal Demographic Surveillance Area in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa pp. 281 - 317 Downloads
Cally Ardington, Alicia Menendez and Tinofa Mutevedzi
The Han-Minority Achievement Gap, Language, and Returns to Schools in Rural China pp. 319 - 359 Downloads
Yunfan Yang, Huan Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Sean Sylvia, Renfu Luo, Yaojiang Shi, Wei Wang and Scott Rozelle
Off-Farm Labor Supply and Correlated Shocks: New Theoretical Insights and Evidence from Malawi pp. 361 - 391 Downloads
Ralitza Dimova, Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Katharina Michaelowa and Anke Weber
The Impacts of Building Elite High Schools for Students from Disadvantaged Areas pp. 393 - 422 Downloads
Prashant Loyalka, Jianguo Wei, Yingquan Song, Weiping Zhong and James Chu
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