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1966 - 2023

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Volume 34, month 11, 2016

The impacts of the food, fuel and financial crises on poor and vulnerable households in Nigeria: A retrospective approach to research inquiry pp. 763-788 Downloads
Blessing Chiripanhura and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa
From Schism to Synthesis: The Off-Centre Radical-Reformist Role of Development Management pp. 789-807 Downloads
Godofredo Ramizo
The political economy of targeting – a critical review pp. 809-829 Downloads
Esther Schüring and Franziska Gassmann
Do Aid Donors Specialize and Coordinate within Recipient Countries? The case of Malawi pp. 831-849 Downloads
Peter Nunnenkamp, Albena Sotirova and Rainer Thiele
Youth Perspectives on Social Insurance in Egypt: Qualitative Insights on the Gap between Legal and Effective Coverage pp. 851-867 Downloads
Maia Sieverding
Who Contributes to the Provision of Public Goods at the Community Level? The Case of Potable Water in Ghana pp. 869-888 Downloads
Pilar Useche
The Failure of Economists to Explain Growth in African Economies pp. 889-893 Downloads
Morten Jerven
History, Data and Economics for Africa: Can We Get Them Less Wrong?: Reply to Morten Jerven's ‘Trapped between tragedies and miracles: Misunderstanding African economic growth’ pp. 895-899 Downloads
Denis Cogneau
Morten Jerven, and What Economists Do and Don't Get Wrong pp. 901-905 Downloads
Jonathan Temple
Evolving Research on Growth and Development pp. 907-910 Downloads
Dietrich Vollrath
Trapped between tragedies and miracles: Misunderstanding African economic growth pp. 911-915 Downloads
Morten Jerven

Volume 34, month 09, 2016

Structural constraints and excess capacity: an international comparison of manufacturing firms pp. 623-641 Downloads
Hulya Dagdeviren
Trying to stay ahead of the curve in Chile's economic development: exploring a way out of the middle-income trap through pragmatic export development pp. 643-669 Downloads
Alfonso Dingemans
Pathways to poverty reduction pp. 671-690 Downloads
Zahabia Saleem and John A. Donaldson
An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime and firms in developing countries pp. 691-719 Downloads
Asif Islam
The political economy of financial inclusion: tailoring donor policy to fit pp. 721-743 Downloads
Susan Johnson and Richard Williams
A Practical Approach to Public Sector Reform: Following the Dollar in Reforming Road Maintenance pp. 745-757 Downloads
Paul J. Kaiser and Jeremy Streatfeild

Volume 34, month 07, 2016

Can the New Deal solve the old problem of aid orphans and darlings? Aid effectiveness in fragile states pp. 467-481 Downloads
Christine Smith Ellison
Responses to global challenges: trends in aid-financed global public goods pp. 483-507 Downloads
Alessandra Cepparulo and Luisa Giuriato
Poverty, oil and corruption: the need for a Quad-Sector Development Partnership (QSDP) in Nigeria's Niger Delta pp. 509-538 Downloads
Adrian Gonzalez
Democracy and human development: recent legislation in India pp. 539-561 Downloads
Sujay Ghosh
Plan Colombia: illegal drugs, economic development and counterinsurgency – a political economy analysis of Colombia's failed war pp. 563-591 Downloads
Tobias Franz
What future for the Global Aid for Trade Initiative? Towards an assessment of its achievements and limitations pp. 593-619 Downloads
William Hynes and Patrick Holden

Volume 34, month 05, 2016

Beyond solidarity and losses in aid: strategic approaches towards adversity pp. 323-344 Downloads
Clovis Ultramari
Applied ethics and allocation of foreign aid: disparity in pretensions and practice pp. 345-363 Downloads
Jónína Einarsdóttir and Geir Gunnlaugsson
Foreign aid and domestic taxation: multiple sources, one conclusion pp. 365-383 Downloads
Paul Clist
The dynamics of returns to education in Uganda: National and subnational trends pp. 385-422 Downloads
Jesus Crespo Cuaresma and Anna Raggl
‘Going Out’ or Staying In? The Expansion of Chinese NGOs in Africa pp. 423-439 Downloads
Jennifer Y.J. Hsu, Timothy Hildebrandt and Reza Hasmath
The future of small farms in Asia pp. 441-461 Downloads
Keijiro Otsuka, Yanyan Liu and Futoshi Yamauchi

Volume 34, month 03, 2016

Targeting Disaster Aid in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka pp. 179-195 Downloads
Asha Gunawardena and Jean-Marie Baland
Household Enterprises and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 197-221 Downloads
Louise Fox and Thomas Sohnesen
Effects of ‘women empowerment’ on household food security in rural KwaZulu-Natal province pp. 223-252 Downloads
S. Sharaunga, M. Mudhara and A. Bogale
Dangers of Decentralisation in Urban Slums: A Comparative Study of Water Supply and Drainage Service Delivery in Kolkata, India pp. 253-276 Downloads
Indranil De and Tirthankar Nag
The ‘New Approach’ to Public Sector Reforms in Ghana: A Case of Politics as Usual or a Genuine Attempt at Reform? pp. 277-300 Downloads
Frank L. K. Ohemeng and Joseph R. A. Ayee
Employment Conditions in the Senegalese Horticultural Export Industry: A Worker Perspective pp. 301-319 Downloads
Goedele Van den Broeck, Kaat Van Hoyweghen and Miet Maertens

Volume 34, month 01, 2016

Probing for Proof, Plausibility, Principle and Possibility: A New Approach to Assessing Evidence in a Systematic Evidence Review pp. 5-27 Downloads
Anouk S. Rigterink and Mareike Schomerus
Good Governance as Managerialism: Rationalisation and International Donors in Vietnam's Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector pp. 29-54 Downloads
Nadine Reis
100 key research questions for the post-2015 development agenda pp. 55-82 Downloads
Johan A. Oldekop, Lorenza B. Fontana, Jean Grugel, Nicole Roughton, Emmanuel A. Adu-Ampong, Gemma K. Bird, Alex Dorgan, Marcia A. Vera Espinoza, Sara Wallin, Daniel Hammett, Esther Agbarakwe, Arun Agrawal, Nurgul Asylbekova, Clarissa Azkoul, Craig Bardsley, Anthony J. Bebbington, Savio Carvalho, Deepta Chopra, Stamatios Christopoulos, Emma Crewe, Marie-Claude Dop, Joern Fischer, Daan Gerretsen, Jonathan Glennie, William Gois, Mtinkheni Gondwe, Lizz A. Harrison, Katja Hujo, Mark Keen, Roberto Laserna, Luca Miggiano, Sarah Mistry, Rosemary J. Morgan, Linda L. Raftree, Duncan Rhind, Thiago Rodrigues, Sonia Roschnik, Flavia Senkubuge, Ian Thornton, Simon Trace, Teresa Ore, René Mauricio Valdés, Bhaskar Vira, Nicola Yeates and William J. Sutherland
Open Data on a Closed Shop? Assessing the potential of transparency initiatives with a focus on efforts to strengthen capacity development support pp. 83-100 Downloads
Niels Keijzer
Economywide Impact of Maize Export Bans on Agricultural Growth and Household Welfare in Tanzania: A Dynamic Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis pp. 101-134 Downloads
Xinshen Diao and Adam Kennedy
Big Data for Development: A Review of Promises and Challenges pp. 135-174 Downloads
Martin Hilbert

Volume 33, month 11, 2015

Not just another box to tick: Conflict-sensitivity methods and the role of research in development programming pp. 703-723 Downloads
David Gullette and Dorothy Rosenberg
The Elasticity of Demand for Microcredit: Evidence from Latin America pp. 725-757 Downloads
Vicki L. Bogan, Calum Turvey and Gabriela Salazar
Can Donor PIUs Support Country Systems? pp. 759-781 Downloads
Sulaiman Aris and Michael Hubbard
Donor Requirements and Pockets of Effectiveness in Senegal's Bureaucracy pp. 783-804 Downloads
Martha C. Johnson
Comparing Public Attitudes towards Aid to Developing Countries between ‘Traditional’ and ‘Emerging’ Donors: The Case of Japan and Korea pp. 805-826 Downloads
Kunio Minato

Volume 33, month 09, 2015

The Politics of Regional Inequality in Ghana: State Elites, Donors and PRSPs pp. 529-553 Downloads
Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai and David Hulme
Public Debt Sustainability in Africa: Building Resilience and Challenges Ahead pp. 555-580 Downloads
Mthuli Ncube and Zuzana Brixiová Schwidrowski
Africa's Rising Demand for Wheat: Trends, Drivers, and Policy Implications pp. 581-613 Downloads
Nicole M. Mason, Thomas Jayne and Bekele Shiferaw
Which Domestic Firms Benefit from FDI? Evidence from Selected African Countries pp. 615-636 Downloads
Amadou Boly, Nicola Coniglio, Francesco Prota and Adnan Seric
The Design of Conditional Cash Transfers: Experiences from Argentina's Universal Child Allowance pp. 637-652 Downloads
Lila Rabinovich and Stephanie Diepeveen
Gender and Infrastructure in the World Bank pp. 653-671 Downloads
Lucy Ferguson and Sophie Harman
Are There Myths on Road Impact and Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa? pp. 673-700 Downloads
Monica Beuran, Marie Gachassin and Gaël Raballand

Volume 33, month 06, 2015

The State of Play in Poland's Unconventional Shale and Oil Development pp. 395-414 Downloads
James Burnett, Randall Jackson and Robert Blobaum
A Less Gendered Access to Land? The Impact of Tanzania's New Wave of Land Reform pp. 415-432 Downloads
Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen
Doing Things Differently: Can Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services Support Peace- and State-Building Processes? pp. 433-456 Downloads
Michelle Kooy, Leni Wild and Nathaniel Mason
Is Land Grabbing Always What It Is Supposed to Be? Large-scale Land Investments in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 457-478 Downloads
Hans Holmén
From Poverty Reduction to Mutual Interests? The Debate on Differentiation in EU Development Policy pp. 479-502 Downloads
Svea Koch
Politicisation of Conditional Cash Transfers: The Case of Guatemala pp. 503-522 Downloads
Johan Sandberg and Engel Tally
Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry. Edited by Anthony Bebbington. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. 258+xx pp. £26.95 pp. 523-525 Downloads
Diego Sánchez-Ancochea

Volume 33, month 05, 2015

International Profit-Shifting out of Developing Countries and the Role of Tax Havens pp. 271-292 Downloads
Petr Janský and Alex Prats
The Dynamics of Income Growth and Poverty: Evidence from Districts in India pp. 293-312 Downloads
Anurag Banerjee, Nilanjan Banik and Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay
Performance-Based Aid: Why It Will Probably Not Meet Its Promises pp. 313-323 Downloads
Elisabeth Paul
The Quest for Aid Complementarity: Reforming Co-operation between Nordic+ Donors and NGOs pp. 325-354 Downloads
Nadia Molenaers, Anna Gagiano and Robrecht Renard
Roads and Diversification of Activities in Rural Areas: A Cameroon Case Study pp. 355-372 Downloads
Marie Castaing Gachassin, Boris Najman and Gaël Raballand
Negotiating Compliance: The Case of Autonomous Hospitals in Vietnam pp. 373-390 Downloads
Gillian Lê, Ha Thu Thi Bui, Tolib Mirzoev and Ha Thanh Nguyen

Volume 33, month 03, 2015

Public-Service Provision in Clientelist Political Settlements: Lessons from Ghana's Urban Water Sector pp. 135-158 Downloads
Marja Hirvi and Lindsay Whitfield
How Traceability is Restructuring Malawi's Tobacco Industry pp. 159-174 Downloads
Jason Moyer-Lee and Martin Prowse
Drivers of Economic Reform in Vietnam's Provinces pp. 175-193 Downloads
Hubert Schmitz, Dau Anh Tuan, Pham Thi Thu Hang and Neil McCulloch
Would a Commodity-based Trade Approach Improve Market Access for Africa? A Case Study of the Potential of Beef Exports from Communal Areas of Namibia pp. 195-219 Downloads
Diego Naziri, Karl M. Rich and Ben Bennett
Impact of Rising World Rice Prices on Poverty and Inequality in Burkina Faso pp. 221-244 Downloads
Félix Badolo and Fousseini Traoré
A Comparative Analysis of the Use of Microfinance and Formal and Informal Credit by Farmers in Less Developed Areas of Rural China pp. 245-263 Downloads
Xiangping Jia, Hao Luan, Jikun Huang and Zuowen Li
African Participation at the World Trade Organization. By Joan Apecu Laker pp. 265-266 Downloads
Sheila Page

Volume 33, month 01, 2015

Equity: Not Only for Idealists pp. 5-13 Downloads
Lawrence Haddad
Men and Masculinities in International Development: ‘Men-streaming’ Gender and Development? pp. 15-32 Downloads
Thomas Wanner and Ben Wadham
Who Is Poorest? An Asset-based Analysis of Multidimensional Wellbeing pp. 33-59 Downloads
Frank-Borge Wietzke
Livestock in the Household Economy: Cross-Country Evidence from Microeconomic Data pp. 61-81 Downloads
Ugo Pica-Ciamarra, Luca Tasciotti, Joachim Otte and Alberto Zezza
Private Chinese Investment in Africa: Myths and Realities pp. 83-106 Downloads
Xiaofang Shen
The Frisch Elasticity in the Mercosur Countries: A Pseudo-Panel Approach pp. 107-131 Downloads
Roberto González and Hector Sala
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