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1973 - 2023

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Volume 167, issue C, 2023

Weather information and agricultural outcomes: Evidence from a pilot field experiment in Benin Downloads
Rosaine N. Yegbemey, Gunther Bensch and Colin Vance
The collusion trap: Theory with evidence from informal markets in Lagos, Nigeria Downloads
Shelby Grossman and Alisha C. Holland
Social policy expansion from below? The case of Chile’s student movement and free tuition higher education Downloads
Sofia Donoso, Rodolfo Disi Pavlic and Belén Cumsille R.
Chinese aid and health at the country and local level Downloads
John Cruzatti C., Axel Dreher and Johannes Matzat
Which dimensions of religiosity matter for trust? New insights from the MENA region Downloads
Eliane Badaoui
The trade effects of information provision about forced and child labor Downloads
Margaryta Klymak
Motherhood and flexible jobs: Evidence from Latin American countries Downloads
Inés Berniell, Lucila Berniell, Dolores de la Mata, María Edo and Mariana Marchionni
Coercive and catalytic strategies for human rights promotion: State violence and foreign assistance Downloads
Hillary Corwin
Forced Migration and Social Cohesion: Evidence from the 2015/16 Mass Inflow in Germany Downloads
E. Albarosa and B. Elsner
The gender labor productivity gap across informal firms Downloads
Asif M. Islam and Mohammad Amin
Patronage and authoritarian co-optation of the military: Theory with evidence from post-Mao China Downloads
Yumin Sheng
Macroeconomic exposure of developing economies to low-carbon transition Downloads
Guilherme Magacho, Etienne Espagne, Antoine Godin, Achilleas Mantes and Devrim Yilmaz
Narrowing women’s time and income gaps: An assessment of the synergies between working time reduction and universal income schemes Downloads
André Cieplinski, Simone D'Alessandro, Chandni Dwarkasing and Pietro Guarnieri
Empowering women through targeting information or role models: Evidence from an experiment in agricultural extension in Uganda Downloads
Els Lecoutere, David J. Spielman and Bjorn Van Campenhout
Village networks and entrepreneurial farming in Uganda Downloads
D’Exelle, Ben and Arjan Verschoor
Agricultural value chains in a fragile state: The case of rice in Myanmar Downloads
Bart Minten, Joseph Goeb, Khin Zin Win and Phoo Pye Zone
Methodological lessons for negotiating power, political capabilities, and resilience in research on climate change responses Downloads
Petra Tschakert, Meg Parsons, Ed Atkins, Alicea Garcia, Naomi Godden, Noemi Gonda, Karen Paiva Henrique, Susannah Sallu, Karin Steen and Gina Ziervogel
The role of developmental ‘buzzwords’ in the international refugee regime: Self-reliance, resilience, and economic inclusion Downloads
Naohiko Omata
Identifying deprived “slum” neighbourhoods in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area of Ghana using census and remote sensing data Downloads
Robert MacTavish, Honor Bixby, Alicia Cavanaugh, Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Ayaga Bawah, George Owusu, Majid Ezzati, Raphael Arku, Brian Robinson, Alexandra M. Schmidt and Jill Baumgartner
Last mile in anti-poverty drive: Impact of cadres’ appraisals on growth and poverty reduction Downloads
Liuyang He, Xi Lu and Chyen Yee Lee
Estimating the potential of international carbon markets to increase global climate ambition Downloads
Pedro Piris-Cabezas, Ruben N. Lubowski and Gabriela Leslie

Volume 166, issue C, 2023

Inclusive refugee-hosting can improve local development and prevent public backlash Downloads
Yang-Yang Zhou, Guy Grossman and Shuning Ge
Allocation of humanitarian aid after a weather disaster Downloads
Lukas Mogge, Morag McDonald, Christian Knoth, Henning Teickner, Myagmartseren Purevtseren, Edzer Pebesma and Kati Kraehnert
Clientelistic politics and pro-poor targeting: Rules versus discretionary budgets Downloads
Dilip Mookherjee and Anusha Nath
Designing feasible anti-corruption strategies in the Nigerian health system: A latent class analysis of a discrete choice experiment Downloads
Blake Angell, Obinna Onwujekwe, Pallavi Roy, Chukwudi Nwokolo, Martin McKee, Kate Mandeville, Divine Obodoechi, Prince Agwu, Aloysius Odii, Charles Orjiakor, Eleanor Hutchinson and Dina Balabanova
Sobriety, social capital, and village network structures Downloads
David M.A. Murphy
Has Chinese aid benefited recipient countries? Evidence from a meta-regression analysis Downloads
Pierre Mandon and Martha Tesfaye Woldemichael
Explaining the development policy implementation gap: A case of a failed food sovereignty policy in Bolivia Downloads
Geovana Mercado and Carsten Nico Hjortsø
Entrepreneurship for all? The rise of a global “entrepreneurship for development” agenda, 1950–2021 Downloads
Seungah S. Lee

Volume 165, issue C, 2023

Targeting hunger or votes? The political economy of humanitarian transfers in Malawi Downloads
Jan Duchoslav, Edwin Kenamu and Jack Thunde
Effects of education on political engagement in rural Burkina Faso Downloads
Elodie Djemaï and Michael Kevane
The hierarchy of needs empirical examination of Maslow’s theory and lessons for development Downloads
Mariano Rojas, Alfonso Méndez and Karen Watkins-Fassler
The poverty effect of democratization Downloads
Christoph Dörffel and Andreas Freytag
With and beyond sustainability certification: Exploring inclusive business and solidarity economy strategies in Peru and Switzerland Downloads
Christoph Oberlack, Trent Blare, Luca Zambrino, Samuel Bruelisauer, Jimena Solar, Gesabel Villar, Evert Thomas and Marleni Ramírez
Blessed are the peacemakers: The future burden of intrastate conflict on poverty Downloads
Jonathan D. Moyer
A food insecurity Kuznets Curve? Downloads
Dennis Wesselbaum, Michael D. Smith, Christopher Barrett and Anaka Aiyar
Disaster mortalities and the Sendai Framework Target A: Insights from Zimbabwe Downloads
Emmanuel Mavhura and Komal Raj Aryal
Community matters: Heterogeneous impacts of a sanitation intervention Downloads
Laura Abramovsky, Britta Augsburg, Melanie Lührmann, Francisco Oteiza and Juan Pablo Rud
The role of mobile money in household resilience: Evidence from Kenya Downloads
Becatien Yao, Aleksan Shanoyan, Benjamin Schwab and Vincent Amanor-Boadu
Market concentration, trade exposure, and firm productivity in developing countries: Evidence from Mexico Downloads
Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán, Luis Felipe López-Calva and Oscar Barriga-Cabanillas
Multidimensional forests: Complexity of forest-based values and livelihoods across Amazonian socio-cultural and geopolitical contexts Downloads
Marina Londres, Marianne Schmink, Jan Börner, Amy E. Duchelle and Gabriel Ponzoni Frey
Stakeholder perspectives on cocoa’s living income differential and sustainability trade-offs in Ghana Downloads
Marshall Alhassan Adams and Sophia Carodenuto
Fighting against hunger: A country-wide intervention and its impact on birth outcomes Downloads
Francisco Beltran-Silva
Productivity gaps at formal and informal microfirms Downloads
Luis Hernando Gutierrez and Paul Rodriguez-Lesmes
Are smart cities green? The role of environmental and digital policies for Eco-innovation in China Downloads
Despoina Filiou, Effie Kesidou and Lichao Wu

Volume 164, issue C, 2023

Mapping community development aid: Spatial analysis in Myanmar Downloads
Woojin Jung
Demand reduction campaigns for the illegal wildlife trade in authoritarian Vietnam: Ungrounded environmentalism Downloads
Anh Ngoc Vu
Recovery mode: Non-cognitive skills after the storm Downloads
Christian Biener and Andreas Landmann
A macro analysis of gender segregation and job quality in Latin America Downloads
Diksha Arora, Elissa Braunstein and Stephanie Seguino
Kenya’s ‘Universal’ social pension: The politics of registration in Marsabit County Downloads
Alesha Porisky, Tahira Shariff Mohamed and Patrick Mutinda Muthui
Water insecurity, housing tenure, and the role of informal water services in Nairobi’s slum settlements Downloads
Nupur Joshi, Andrea K. Gerlak, Corrie Hannah, Sara Lopus, Natasha Krell and Tom Evans
The impact of intimate partner violence on women’s labour market outcomes Downloads
Cigdem Gedikli, Gurleen Popli and Okan Yilmaz
Household fuel transitions have substantially contributed to child mortality reductions in China Downloads
Lin Zhu, Hua Liao and Paul Burke
Roads, rails, and checkpoints: Assessing the permeability of nation-state borders worldwide Downloads
Emanuel Deutschmann, Lorenzo Gabrielli and Ettore Recchi
Perpetuating the malign legacy of colonialism? Traditional chiefs’ power and deforestation in Sierra Leone Downloads
Iva Mihaylova
The ecosystem approach to agricultural value chain finance: A framework for rural credit Downloads
Roberto Villalba, Terese E. Venus and Johannes Sauer
Crowd in or crowd out? The subnational fiscal response to aid Downloads
Isabelle Cohen
Seeing like a smartphone: The co-production of landscape-scale and rights-based conservation Downloads
Walker DePuy
Heterogeneous impact of internet availability on female labor market outcomes in an emerging economy: Evidence from Indonesia Downloads
Niken Kusumawardhani, Rezanti Pramana, Nurmala Selly Saputri and Daniel Suryadarma
The Agency, Resources, and Institutional Structures for Sanitation-related Empowerment (ARISE) Scales: Development and validation of measures of women’s empowerment in urban sanitation for low- and middle-income countries Downloads
Sheela S. Sinharoy, Shauna McManus, Amelia Conrad, Madeleine Patrick and Bethany A. Caruso
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