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Review of Development Economics

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Volume 25, issue 1, 2021

The economic challenges and opportunities of urbanization and migration in China pp. 3-5 Downloads
Roman Matousek and Chunchao Wang
International migration of entrepreneurs and the emergence of economic development traps pp. 6-22 Downloads
Zhaobin Fan and Sajid Anwar
The gender wage gap among China’s rural–urban migrants pp. 23-47 Downloads
Yan Wu, Janneke Pieters and Nico Heerink
Family ties and employment behavior: The role of financial intermediaries pp. 48-75 Downloads
Wenyuan Liu and Ting Ren
Housing price, talent movement, and innovation output: Evidence from Chinese cities pp. 76-103 Downloads
Xiongbin Lin, Ting Ren, Hao Wu and Youzhi Xiao
An appreciation of Professor Stephan Klasen and his contribution to development economics pp. 104-115 Downloads
Sophia Kan and Simon Lange
Evaluating universal primary education in Uganda: School fee abolition and educational outcomes pp. 116-147 Downloads
Sophia Kan and Stephan Klasen
Empowerment and intimate partner violence: Domestic abuse when household income is uncertain pp. 148-162 Downloads
Erwin Bulte and Robert Lensink
Can individuals’ beliefs help us understand nonadherence to malaria test results? Evidence from rural Kenya pp. 163-182 Downloads
Elisa Maria Maffioli, Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara, Elizabeth L. Turner and Manoj Mohanan
Remittances and rural credit markets: Evidence from Senegal pp. 183-199 Downloads
Linguère Mously Mbaye
Shedding light on the convergence debate: Using luminosity data to investigate economic convergence in Ecuador pp. 200-227 Downloads
Sarah Carrington and Pablo Jiménez‐Ayora
Working conditions and factory survival: Evidence from better factories Cambodia pp. 228-254 Downloads
Raymond Robertson, Drusilla Brown and Rajeev Dehejia
Class or caste? A study on the role of caste and wealth status in school choice decision pp. 255-276 Downloads
Sukanta Bhattacharya, Aparajita Dasgupta, Kumarjit Mandal and Anirban Mukherjee
Educational growth: An analysis of distribution among Brazilian municipalities pp. 277-292 Downloads
Laura Desirée Vernier Fujita and Izete Pengo Bagolin
National income and trust pp. 293-314 Downloads
Markus Brückner, Alberto Chong and Mark Gradstein
Inflation and income distribution in Central America, Mexico, Panama, and the Dominican Republic pp. 315-339 Downloads
Carlos Garcimartín, Jhonatan Astudillo and André Martínez Fritscher
Fiscal policy and economic activity in South Asia pp. 340-358 Downloads
Robert Beyer and Lazar Milivojevic
Rethinking the aid–growth relationship: A network approach pp. 359-380 Downloads
Andrew W. Horowitz, Raja Kali and Hongwei Song
Natural resources, technological progress, and economic modernization pp. 381-404 Downloads
Elkhan Richard Sadik‐Zada
The effects of international remittances on expenditure patterns of the left‐behind households in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 405-429 Downloads
Joseph B. Ajefu and Joseph O. Ogebe
The impacts of China’s exchange rate regime reform in 2005: A counterfactual analysis pp. 430-448 Downloads
Zaichao Du, Jie Li and Pei Pei
Democracy in the neighborhood and foreign direct investment pp. 449-477 Downloads
Mehmet Pinar and Thanasis Stengos
What explains trade costs? Institutional quality and other determinants pp. 478-499 Downloads
Yulin Hou, Yun Wang and Wenjun Xue
Malnutrition in the shadow of economic growth pp. 500-514 Downloads
Hamid Beladi, Sugata Marjit, Reza Oladi and Lei Yang

Volume 24, issue 4, 2020

“Not everything is lost”: The role of education during adolescence to mitigate the effects of the early experience of poverty pp. 1193-1195 Downloads
Marta Favara and Anke Hoeffler
Survey attrition after 15 years of tracking children in four developing countries: The Young Lives study pp. 1196-1216 Downloads
Alan Sanchez and Javier Escobal
Understanding teenage fertility in Peru: An analysis using longitudinal data pp. 1217-1236 Downloads
Marta Favara, Pablo Lavado and Alan Sanchez
Outsmarting your parents: Being a first‐generation learner in developing countries pp. 1237-1255 Downloads
María José Ogando Portela and Paul Atherton
Revisiting the contribution of schools to cognitive gaps: Evidence from Peru pp. 1256-1278 Downloads
Juan Castro
Long‐run effects of teachers in developing countries pp. 1279-1299 Downloads
Lee Crawfurd and Caine Rolleston
“Eat, my child.” Obesity among children in developing countries: Evidence from South Africa pp. 1300-1311 Downloads
Dimitrios Minos
Relative economic status and mental health among Chinese adults: Evidence from the China health and retirement longitudinal study pp. 1312-1332 Downloads
Qin Zhou, Xuezheng Qin and Gordon G. Liu
Education and wage inequality before and during the fiscal crisis: A quantile regression analysis for Greece 2006–2016 pp. 1333-1364 Downloads
Michael Chletsos and Stelios Roupakias
Do you really need it? Educational mismatch and earnings in Ghana pp. 1365-1392 Downloads
Christian K. Darko and Kennedy K. Abrokwa
Long‐run productivity trends: A global update with a global index pp. 1393-1412 Downloads
Jens J. Krüger
Measuring inclusive growth experiences: Five criteria for productive employment pp. 1413-1429 Downloads
Anders Oskar Kjøller‐Hansen and Lena Sperling
Balanced versus unbalanced growth: Revisiting the forgotten debate with new empirics pp. 1430-1446 Downloads
Xiao Jiang, Jose Caraballo‐Cueto and Chau Nguyen
Fertility decisions of families in an intergenerational exchange model pp. 1447-1462 Downloads
Akira Yakita
Is the devil in the shadow? The effect of institutional quality on income pp. 1463-1483 Downloads
Israt Jahan, Jamie Bologna Pavlik and Ryan Blake Williams
Business operations, contestability, bureaucratic holdup, and bribe solicitations pp. 1484-1510 Downloads
Rajeev Goel, Ummad Mazhar and James W. Saunoris
Aggregate and heterogeneous sectoral growth effects of foreign direct investment in Egypt pp. 1511-1528 Downloads
Hilary Ingham, Robert Read and Shimaa Elkomy
Inflation targeting in low‐income countries: Does IT work? pp. 1529-1550 Downloads
Atsuyoshi Morozumi, Michael Bleaney and Zakari Mumuni
The big push to a knowledge‐based economy with intellectual property rights protection pp. 1551-1559 Downloads
Hideaki Uchida
The impacts of farmland expropriation on Vietnam’s rural households pp. 1560-1582 Downloads
Kien Le and My Nguyen
Spillovers from transport infrastructures onto firm productivity: An analytical and empirical study pp. 1583-1609 Downloads
Zheming Liu, Bin Li, Saixing Zeng and Hongquan Chen
Casting a shadow: Productivity of formal firms and informality pp. 1610-1630 Downloads
Mohammad Amin and Cedric Okou

Volume 24, issue 3, 2020

Heterogeneity in entrepreneurship in developing countries: Risk, credit, and migration and the entrepreneurial propensity of youth and women pp. 713-725 Downloads
Dileni Gunewardena and Abdoulaye Seck
The interaction effect of gender and ethnicity in loan approval: A Bayesian estimation with data from a laboratory field experiment pp. 726-749 Downloads
Rolando Gonzales Martínez, Gabriela Aguilera‐Lizarazu, Andrea Rojas‐Hosse and Patricia Aranda Blanco
Beyond technical skills training: The impact of credit counseling on the entrepreneurial behavior of Ugandan youth pp. 750-765 Downloads
María Laura Alzúa, Maria Josefina Baez, Samuel Galiwango, Daniel Joloba, Benjamin Kachero, Maria Adelaida Lopera, Juliet Ssekandi and Zeridah Zigiti
Risk tolerance, gender, and entrepreneurship: The Palestinian case pp. 766-789 Downloads
Yousef S. Daoud, Shaker Sarsour, Ruba Shanti and Sanaa Kamal
Internal migration and youth entrepreneurship in the Democratic Republic of the Congo pp. 790-814 Downloads
Alain Kikandi Kiuma, Abdelkrim Araar and Christian Kamala Kaghoma
Gender, entrepreneurship and food security in Niger pp. 815-830 Downloads
Sènakpon Fidèle Ange Dedehouanou and Abdelkrim Araar
The relationship among enterprise clustering, prices, and productivity in Ethiopia’s manufacturing sector pp. 831-854 Downloads
Eyerusalem Siba, Mans Soderbom, Arne Bigsten and Mulu Gebreeyesus
Nutrient consumption in India: Evidence from a village study pp. 855-877 Downloads
Indranil Dutta, Shruti Kapoor and Prasanta K. Pattanaik
Age at marriage, social norms, and female education in Nepal pp. 878-909 Downloads
Saqib Jafarey, Ram Mainali and Gabriel Montes‐Rojas
Do interest rate controls work? Evidence from Kenya pp. 910-926 Downloads
C. Emre Alper, Benedict Clements, Niko Hobdari and Rafel Moya Porcel
“Opt out” or kept out? The effect of stigma, structure, selection, and sector on the labor force participation of married women in India pp. 927-948 Downloads
Nabanita Datta Gupta, Debasish Nandy and Suddhasil Siddhanta
Life expectancy and economic development: Evidence from microdata pp. 949-972 Downloads
Belgi Turan
Does women’s participation in agricultural technology adoption decisions affect the adoption of climate‐smart agriculture? Insights from Indo‐Gangetic Plains of India pp. 973-990 Downloads
Jeetendra Prakash Aryal, Cathy R. Farnworth, Ritika Khurana, Srabashi Ray, Tek B. Sapkota and Dil Rahut
Impact of remittances on household health care expenditure: Evidence from the Nepal Living Standards Survey pp. 991-1008 Downloads
Kul Kapri and Stuti Jha
Impact of remittances on male and female labor force participation patterns in Africa: Quasi‐experimental evidence from Ghana pp. 1009-1026 Downloads
Edward Asiedu and Nurokinan Chimbar
Distortions to agricultural incentives: Evidence from Nigerian value chains pp. 1027-1045 Downloads
Simla Tokgoz, Summer Allen, Fahd Majeed, Bas Paris, Olajide Adeola and Evans Osabuohien
Do vertical spillovers differ by investors’ productivity? Theory and evidence from Vietnam pp. 1046-1072 Downloads
Bin Ni and Hayato Kato
Market access and regional dispersion of human capital accumulation in Turkey pp. 1073-1101 Downloads
Burhan Karahasan and Fırat Bilgel
Are developing countries accumulating sufficient total factor productivity to sustain their economic growth and job creation? Empirical evidence from the Middle East and North Africa region pp. 1102-1127 Downloads
Mohamad Ahmad Abou Hamia
Policy impact assessment in developing countries using Social Accounting Matrices: The Kenya SAM 2014 pp. 1128-1149 Downloads
Alfredo Mainar, Pierre Boulanger, Hasan Dudu and Emanuele Ferrari
Farmer organizations and maize productivity in rural Burkina Faso: The effects of the diversion strategy on cotton input loans pp. 1150-1166 Downloads
Salimata Traore
Occupational attainment and stratification in China: The interactive effects of social networks and the hukou system pp. 1167-1192 Downloads
Zhongda Li, Jianhao Lin and Lu Liu

Volume 24, issue 2, 2020

Social identity and perceived income adequacy pp. 339-361 Downloads
Deepti Goel and Ashwini Deshpande
Searching for religious discrimination among childcare workers pp. 362-382 Downloads
Utteeyo Dasgupta, Subha Mani and Prakarsh Singh
Labor protection laws and the drain on productivity: Evidence from India pp. 383-401 Downloads
Daniel Schwab
New general theory of economic development: Innovative growth and distribution pp. 402-423 Downloads
Yong‐Shik Lee
Will elders provide for their grandchildren? Unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia pp. 424-447 Downloads
Gustavo Canavire‐Bacarreza, Alberto Chong, Fernando Ríos‐Avila and Mónica Yáñez‐Pagans
Technological complexity and economic development pp. 448-470 Downloads
Daniel Nepelski and Giuditta De Prato
Export revenue and quality: Firm‐level evidence from developing countries pp. 471-484 Downloads
Asier Minondo
Drug‐related violence and the decline in the number of Mexican cross‐border workers pp. 485-502 Downloads
Pedro P. Orraca‐Romano and Eunice D. Vargas‐Valle
Impact of Internet use on economic well‐being of rural households: Evidence from China pp. 503-523 Downloads
Wanglin Ma, Peng Nie, Pei Zhang and Alan Renwick
Cereal production, undernourishment, and food insecurity in South Asia pp. 524-545 Downloads
Mazhar Mughal and Charlotte Fontan Sers
Shared renewable resources and gains from trade under technology standards pp. 546-568 Downloads
Yasuhiro Takarada, Weijia Dong and Takeshi Ogawa
Adoption and use of mobile banking by low‐income individuals in Senegal pp. 569-588 Downloads
François Seck Fall, Luis Orozco and Al-mouksit Akim
Government consumption, government debt and economic growth pp. 589-605 Downloads
Shahrzad Ghourchian and Hakan Yilmazkuday
Intra‐household bargaining power and household expenditure allocation: Evidence from Iran pp. 606-627 Downloads
Bharati Basu and Pushkar Maitra
Wagner’s Law and Fiscal Illusion: An analysis of state government finances in Brazil pp. 628-643 Downloads
Pedro Henrique Martins Prado and Cleomar Gomes da Silva
Modern sector development: The role of exports and institutions in developing countries pp. 644-667 Downloads
Thomas Gries and Rainer Grundmann
The relationship between pollution abatement costs and environmental regulation: Evidence from the Chinese industrial sector pp. 668-690 Downloads
Masayuki Shimizu
Growth decomposition bias when accounting for heterogeneous regimes: Evidence from China pp. 691-711 Downloads
Guanchun Liu, Shichang Ma, Chien-Chiang Lee and Ming Xu

Volume 24, issue 1, 2020

The effects of remittances, foreign direct investment, and foreign aid on economic growth: An empirical analysis pp. 1-30 Downloads
Graham Bird and Yongseok Choi
Agricultural productivity, the real effective exchange rate, and structural change: Some evidence from Africa pp. 31-44 Downloads
Richard Grabowski and Sharmistha Self
Designing effective transfers: Lessons from India’s school meal program pp. 45-61 Downloads
Farzana Afridi, Bidisha Barooah and Rohini Somanathan
Improving police integrity in Uganda: Impact assessment of the police accountability and reform project pp. 62-83 Downloads
Natascha Wagner, Wil Hout and Rose Namara
Mobile money, risk sharing, and educational investment: Panel evidence from rural Uganda pp. 84-105 Downloads
Rayner Tabetando and Tomoya Matsumoto
A wait‐and‐see approach to investments: Do elections play a role? pp. 106-124 Downloads
Daniel A. Kanyam
Informality, innovation, and aggregate productivity growth pp. 125-143 Downloads
Tyler Schipper
Analysis on demand‐ and supply‐side responses during the expansion of health insurance coverage in Vietnam: Challenges and policy implications toward universal health coverage pp. 144-166 Downloads
Midori Matsushima, Hiroyuki Yamada and Yasuharu Shimamura
Risk aversion, cooperative membership, and path dependences of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia pp. 167-187 Downloads
Alemayehu Molla, Joost Beuving and Ruerd Ruben
Distortions in oil contract allocation and environmental damage in the presence of corruption pp. 188-208 Downloads
Henry O. Akaeze
Oil shocks and fiscal policy procyclicality in Angola: Assessing the role of asymmetries and institutions pp. 209-237 Downloads
Alexandre Ernesto da Costa António and Antonio Rodriguez‐Gil
Taking down the wall: Transition and inequality pp. 238-253 Downloads
Serhan Cevik and Carolina Correa‐Caro
Efficiency‐adjusted public capital, capital grants, and growth pp. 254-268 Downloads
Ernesto Crivelli
The scarring effects of youth joblessness in Sri Lanka pp. 269-287 Downloads
Murali Kuchibhotla, Peter Orazem and Sanjana Ravi
U.S. R&D internationalization in less‐developed countries: Determinants and insights from Brazil, China, and India pp. 288-315 Downloads
Tulio Chiarini, Thiago Caliari, Pablo Felipe Bittencourt and Marcia Rapini
Does high‐speed rail connection really promote local economy? Evidence from China’s Yangtze River Delta pp. 316-338 Downloads
Yanyan Gao, Shunfeng Song, Jun Sun and Leizhen Zang
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