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1998, volume 47, issue 1

The Economics of Agricultural Decollectivization in East Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union pp. 1-26
Erik Mathijs and Johan Swinnen
Institutional Environment, Ideological Commitment, and Farmers' Time Allocation: The Case of Israeli Moshavim pp. 27-44
Ayal Kimhi
The Contribution of Small Enterprises to Household and National Income in Kenya pp. 45-71
Lisa Daniels and Donald C Mead
"Participatory" Research for Development Projects: A Comparison of the Community Meeting and Household Survey Techniques pp. 73-94
Jennifer Davis and Dale Whittington
Milk Cows, Migrants, and Land Markets: Unraveling the Complexities of Forest-to-Pasture Conversion in Northern Honduras pp. 95-124
Sally Humphries
Commodity Production and Ethnic Culture: Otavalo, Northern Ecuador pp. 125-54
Tanya Korovkin
Remittances, Investment, and Rural Asset Accumulation in Pakistan pp. 155-73
Richard Adams
Disparities between Arabs and Jews in School Resources and Student Achievement in Israel pp. 174-92
Victor Lavy
Are Poorer Developing Countries the Targets of U.S. Protectionist Actions? pp. 193-207
Don Clark
In Memoriam: Theodore W. Schultz pp. 209-13
D. Johnson

1998, volume 46, issue 4

Democracy, Economic Freedom, Fiscal Policy, and Growth in LDCs: A Fresh Look pp. 677-96
Michael Nelson and Ram D Singh
Earnings, Education, and Economic Reforms in Urban China pp. 697-725
Zhiqiang Liu
A Reversal of Fortune for Korean Women: Explaining the 1983 Upward Turn in Relative Earnings pp. 727-48
Yana Rodgers
A Comparison of Occupational Values between Capitalist Hong Kong and Socialist Guangzhou pp. 749-70
Chiu, Catherine C H, et al
The Savings Behavior of Small Investors: A Case Study of Taiwan pp. 771-88
Jar-Der Luo
Nonfarm Activity and Rural Household Income: Evidence from Philippine Microdata pp. 789-806
J P Leones and S Feldman
Intrahousehold Labor Allocation Responses to Environmental Good Scarcity: A Case Study from the Hills of Nepal pp. 807-30
Priscilla A Cooke
Land Tenure, Farm Size, and Rural Market Participation in Developing Countries: The Case of the Tunisian Olive Sector pp. 831-48
Lokman T Zaibet and Elizabeth G Dunn
Forty Years of the Life Span Revolution: An Exploration of the Roles of "Convergence," Income, and Policy pp. 849-57
Rati Ram

1998, volume 46, issue 3

Economic Growth and Social Indicators: An Exploratory Analysis pp. 455-89
Johannes Fedderke and Robert Klitgaard
The Extra Burden of Moslem Wives: Clues from Israeli Women's Labor Supply pp. 491-517
Shoshana Grossbard and Shoshana Neuman
Assessing the Food Situation in North Korea pp. 519-35
Woon Keun Kim, Hyunok Lee and Daniel Sumner
Determinants of the Repartitioning of Property Rights between the Government and State Enterprises pp. 537-60
Lixin Xu
State as Investor and State as Owner: Consequences for Firm Performance in India pp. 561-80
Pradeep Chhibber and Sumit K Majumdar
Financial Liberalization, Savings, and Economic Development in Pakistan pp. 581-97
Ashfaque H Khan and Lubna Hasan
Determinants of Repayment Performance in Credit Groups: The Role of Program Design, Intragroup Risk Pooling, and Social Cohesion pp. 599-620
Manfred Zeller
Risk Sharing and Private Transfers: What about Urban Households? pp. 621-37
Donald Cox and Emmanuel Jimenez

1998, volume 46, issue 2

Innovation in Russian Industry: A Case Study of R&D in Transition pp. 233-62
Susan Linz and Jeff Biddle
Endogenous Ideology Formation and Economic Policy in Former Colonies pp. 263-90
Sun-Ki Chai
Productivity of Public Spending, Sectoral Allocation Choices, and Economic Growth pp. 291-303
John Baffes and Anwar Shah
Labor Disputes and Direct Foreign Investment: The Experience of Korea in Transition pp. 305-27
MoonJoong Tcha
International Migration and Income Distribution in the Philippines pp. 329-50
Edgard Rodriguez
Sustainable Intensification in the Highland Tropics: Rwandan Farmers' Investments in Land Conservation and Soil Fertility pp. 351-77
Daniel Clay, Thomas Reardon and Jaakko Kangasniemi
Distributional and Nutritional Impact of Devaluation in Rwanda pp. 379-402
Nicholas Minot
Review Article: Structural Adjustment, Safety Nets, and Destitution pp. 403-20
John Adams

1997, volume 46, issue 1

Communal Dining and the Chinese Famine of 1958-1961 pp. 1-34
Gene Hsin Chang and Guanzhong James Wen
Public-Sector Price Reforms in Transition Economies: Who Gains? Who Loses? The Case of Household Energy Prices in Poland pp. 35-59
Caroline Freund and Christine Wallich
Cultural Diversity and Economic Development: A Cross-National Study of 98 Countries, 1960-1985 pp. 61-77
Brad Lian and John R Oneal
Economists and Food Price Policy Distortions: The Case of India pp. 79-96
Vasant A Sukhatme and David G Abler
The Income Gap in Cognitive Skills in Rural Pakistan pp. 97-122
Alderman, Harold, et al
Mobility and Labor Market Segmentation: The Urban Labor Market in El Salvador pp. 123-53
Edward Funkhouser
Complementarities between Exports and Human Capital in Economic Growth: Evidence from the Semi-industrialized Countries pp. 155-74
Andrew Levin and Lakshmi Raut
Factors Affecting Employment Choice in a Labor-Intensive Public Works Scheme in Rural Botswana pp. 175-86
Tesfaye Teklu and Sisay Asefa
A Comment on Rati Ram's Test of the Kuznets Hypothesis pp. 187-90
Martin Ravallion
Reply to the Comment on Rati Ram's Test of the Kuznets Hypothesis pp. 191-95
Rati Ram

1997, volume 45, issue 4

Colonist Land-Allocation Decisions, Land Use, and Deforestation in the Ecuadorian Amazon Frontier pp. 707-44
Francisco J Pichon
The Microeconomics of an Indigenous African Institution: The Rotating Savings and Credit Association pp. 745-72
Rogier van den Brink and Jean-Paul Chavas
"Traditional Modernity" and the Economics of Handwoven Cloth Production in Southwestern Nigeria pp. 773-92
Elisha P Renne
Gender and Education Impacts on Employment and Earnings in West Africa: Evidence from Guinea pp. 793-823
Peter Glick and David Sahn
Schooling Attainment, Parental Education, and Gender in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana pp. 825-56
Aysıt Tansel
Putting Inputs to Work in Elementary Schools: What Can Be Done in the Philippines? pp. 857-79
Jee-Peng Tan, Julia Lane and Paul Coustere
Review Article: Post-1982 Effects of Neoliberalism on Latin American Development and Poverty: Two Conflicting Views pp. 881-97
Donald L Huddle

1997, volume 45, issue 3

Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties pp. 471-500
Robert E Evenson and Douglas Gollin
Export Performance and Enterprise Reform in China's Coastal Provinces pp. 501-39
F C Perkins
Explaining Child Nutrition in Vietnam pp. 541-56
Dominique Haughton and Jonathan Haughton
Environment, Technology, and the Social Articulation of Risk in West African Agriculture pp. 557-90
Michael Carter
The Limits to Land Reform: The Land Acts in Ireland, 1870-1909 pp. 591-612
Timothy Guinnane and Ronald Miller
Education and Off-Farm Work pp. 613-32
Dennis Yang
The Productivity Gains of Marriage: Effects of Spousal Education on Own Productivity across Market Sectors in Brazil pp. 633-50
Jill Tiefenthaler
Whaling and Wages on Alaska's North Slope: A Time Allocation Approach to Natural Resource Use pp. 651-65
Joe Kerkvliet and William Nebesky
A Comment on "Industry's Response to Market Liberalization in China: Evidence from Jiangsu Province." pp. 667-70
MengHao Zhao and Paul M Sommers
Reply to "A Comment on 'Industry's Response to Market Liberalization in China: Evidence from Jiangsu Province.' " pp. 671-74
Penelope B Prime

1997, volume 45, issue 2

Female-Headed Households, Poverty, and the Welfare of Children in Urban Brazil pp. 231-57
Ricardo Barros, Louise Fox and Rosane Mendonca
Female-Headed Households and Female-Maintained Families: Are They Worth Targeting to Reduce Poverty in Developing Countries? pp. 259-80
Mayra Buvinic and Geeta Rao Gupta
An Economic Analysis of the Prenuptial Agreement (Mahrieh) in Contemporary Iran pp. 281-93
Nader Habibi
On the Intersectoral Migration of Agricultural Labor pp. 295-319
Donald Larson and Yair Mundlak
Market Transition, Government Policies, and Interprovincial Migration in China: 1983-1988 pp. 321-39
Zai Liang and Michael J White
Demand-Side and Supply-Side Explanations for Barriers to Labor Market Mobility in Developing Countries: The Case of Guatemala pp. 341-66
Edward Funkhouser
Formal Measures of the Informal-Sector Wage Gap in Mexico, El Salvador, and Peru pp. 367-92
Douglas Marcouiller, Veronica Ruiz de Castilla and Christopher Woodruff
Aggregate Agricultural Supply Response in Developing Countries: A Survey of Selected Issues pp. 393-410
Maurice Schiff and Claudio E Montenegro
External Economies and Trade: An Empirical Analysis pp. 411-34
Pamela E Lowry
Review Article: Big and Free Is Beautiful: China and India, the Past 40 Years and the Next pp. 435-42
Thomas Timberg
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