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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

1996, volume 45, issue 1

The Chinese Family and Economic Development: Obstacle or Engine? pp. 1-30
Martin King Whyte
Migration and Remigration of Male Household Heads in Turkey, 1963-1973 pp. 31-67
Insan Tunali
Human Capital in the Hot Sun pp. 69-87
Monica Neitzert
Female Agricultural Workers' Wages, Male-Female Wage Differentials, and Agricultural Growth in a Developing Country, India pp. 89-123
Ram D Singh
The Effect of Food Subsidies on Labor Supply in Sri Lanka pp. 125-45
David Sahn and Harold Alderman
Indonesia's Industrial Policy and Performance: "Orthodoxy" Vindicated pp. 147-74
Hal Hill
The Culture of Policy-Making in the Transition from Socialism: Price Policy in Mongolia pp. 175-94
Peter Murrell, Karen Turner Dunn and Georges Korsun
A Reexamination of Balassa's Productivity Bias Hypothesis pp. 195-204
Mohsen Bahmani-Oskooee and Farhang Niroomand

1996, volume 44, issue 4

Pottery, Progress, and Structural Adjustments in a Sri Lankan Village pp. 701-33
Deborah Winslow
"Efficient but Poor" Revisited pp. 735-60
Richard Ball and Laurie Pounder
When Method Matters: Monitoring Poverty in Bangladesh pp. 761-92
Martin Ravallion and Binayak Sen
The Determinants of Female Headship in Jamaica: Results from a Structural Model pp. 793-815
Sudhanshu Handa
Direct and Indirect Effects of Parental Education on Malnutrition among Children in Brazil: A Full Income Approach pp. 817-38
Ana L Kassouf and Benjamin Senauer
Level of Development and Rates of Return to Schooling: Some Estimates from Multicountry Data pp. 839-57
Rati Ram
Altruism and Migration: Evidence from Korea and the United States pp. 859-78
Moonjoong Tcha
Review Article: Learning from East Asian Economic Success: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Soviet-Style Developmentalist Dead Ends pp. 879-89
Edward Friedman

1996, volume 44, issue 3

Political Economy of Rice Price Protection in Asia pp. 463-83
Cristina C David and Jikun Huang
Risk, Crop Choice, and Savings: Evidence from Tanzania pp. 485-513
Stefan Dercon
Political, Economic, and Humanitarian Motivations for PL 480 Food Aid: Evidence from Africa pp. 515-37
Richard Ball and Christopher Johnson
Urban Access and Rural Productivity Growth in Post-Mao China pp. 539-70
Vincent Benziger
Education, Enterprise Organization, and Productivity in the Chinese Paper Industry pp. 571-87
Belton Fleisher, Keyong Dong and Yunhua Liu
Labor Market Choices, Earnings, and Informal Networks in Khartoum, Sudan pp. 589-618
Barney Cohen and William J House
Women's Employment and Child Care in Brazil pp. 619-56
Rachel Connelly, Deborah S DeGraff and Deborah Levison
Gender Compensation Differentials in Jamaica pp. 657-76
Julie Hotchkiss and Robert Moore

1996, volume 44, issue 2

Income and Gender Inequalities in Asia: Testing Alternative Theories of Development pp. 235-63
Clarita P Lantican, Christina H Gladwin and James Seale
Distortions, Interventions, and Productivity Growth: Is East Asia Different? pp. 265-88
Vinod Thomas and Yan Wang
Urban Informal Employment and Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence pp. 289-314
Gustavo Yamada
Growth Capabilities and Development: Implications for Transition Processes in Cuba pp. 315-31
Roger Betancourt
Openness, Economic Growth, and Development: Some Further Results pp. 333-50
Zaki Eusufzai
Impact of Rural Industrialization on Village Life and Economy: A Social Accounting Matrix Approach pp. 351-77
Alka Parikh and Erik Thorbecke
Rent Seeking and International Commodity Agreements: The Case of Coffee pp. 379-404
Mary Bohman, Lovell Jarvis and Richard Barichello
Determinants of Agricultural Labor Wage in Jordan: A Comparative Study of Expatriate versus Local Labor pp. 405-11
Abderrzaq Bani Hani
Managing Green Revolution Technology: An Analysis of a Differential Practice Combination in Swaziland pp. 413-37
Ganesh P Rauniyar and Frank M Goode
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