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World Development

1973 - 2024

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Volume 176, issue C, 2024

The impact of firm downsizing on workers: Evidence from Ethiopia’s ready-made garment industry Downloads
Morgan Hardy, Gisella Kagy, Eyoual Demeke, Marc Witte and Christian Johannes Meyer
Ideology at the Water’s Edge: Explaining Variation in Public Support for Foreign Aid Downloads
Lauren Prather
Does early nutrition predict cognitive skills during later childhood? Evidence from two developing countries Downloads
Alan Sánchez, Marta Favara, Margaret Sheridan and Jere Behrman
Forecasting the prevalence of child acute malnutrition using environmental and conflict conditions as leading indicators Downloads
David Backer and Trey Billing
The Politics of Extractivism: Mining, Institutional Responsiveness, and Social Resistance Downloads
Simon Bornschier and Manuel Vogt
Bridging the gap: Mobilization of multilateral Development Banks in Infrastructure Downloads
Leopoldo Avellán, Arturo Galindo, Giulia Lotti and Juan Pablo Rodríguez
Political trust and government performance in the time of COVID-19 Downloads
Chengyuan Ji, Junyan Jiang and Yujin Zhang
Aid effectiveness and donor motives Downloads
Axel Dreher, Valentin Lang and Bernhard Reinsberg
State and NGO coproduction of health care in the Gran Chaco Downloads
Tulia G. Falleti, Santiago L. Cunial, Selene Bonczok Sotelo and Favio Crudo
From absences to emergences: Foregrounding traditional and Indigenous climate change adaptation knowledges and practices from Fiji, Vietnam and the Philippines Downloads
Justin See, Ginbert Permejo Cuaton, Pryor Placino, Suliasi Vunibola, Huong Do Thi, Kelly Dombroski and Katharine McKinnon
Scaling-up sustainable commodity governance through jurisdictional initiatives: Political pathways to sector transformation in the Indonesian palm oil sector? Downloads
Bahruddin,, Kate Macdonald, Rachael Diprose and Deborah Delgado Pugley
Capital Markets, Temporary Migration and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Bangladesh Downloads
Laurent Bossavie, Joseph-Simon Görlach, Çağlar Özden and He Wang
Keeping communal peace in the shadow of civil war: A natural experiment from Côte d’Ivoire Downloads
Sebastian van Baalen
Do conditional cash transfers create resilience against poverty? Long-run evidence from Jamaica Downloads
Christopher Oconnor
Lasting scars: The long-term effects of school closures on earnings Downloads
Zs. Kóczán
Is the conventional wisdom on resource taxation correct? Mining evidence from African countries' tax legislations Downloads
Isaac Amedanou and Bertrand Laporte
Changes in adult well-being and economic inequalities: An exploratory observational longitudinal study (2002–2010) of micro-level trends among Tsimane’, a small-scale rural society of Indigenous People in the Bolivian Amazon Downloads
Ricardo Godoy, Jonathan Bauchet, Jere R. Behrman, Tomás Huanca, William R. Leonard, Victoria Reyes-García, Asher Rosinger, Susan Tanner, Eduardo A. Undurraga and Ariela Zycherman
Exposure to large-scale farms increases smallholders’ competitive behavior and closes the gender gap Downloads
Menusch Khadjavi, Kacana Sipangule and Rainer Thiele
Revisiting the Income Inequality-Crime Puzzle Downloads
Matteo Pazzona
Resilience – and collapse – of local food systems in conflict affected areas; reflections from Burkina Faso Downloads
Christophe Béné, Elodie Maître d'Hôtel, Raphaël Pelloquin, Outman Badaoui, Faroukou Garba and Jocelyne W. Sankima
Spatial education inequality for attainment indicators in sub-saharan Africa and spillovers effects Downloads
Marcos Delprato, Amita Chudgar and Alessia Frola
The economic impact of CGIAR-related crop technologies on agricultural productivity in developing countries, 1961–2020 Downloads
Keith O. Fuglie and Ruben G. Echeverria
Reducing energy poverty by nearly universal pension coverage of rural China Downloads
Jianglong Li, Jinfeng Gao and Hongxun Liu
Can information intervention improve dietary quality? Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in rural China Downloads
Yi Cui, Qiran Zhao, Wei Si and Shenggen Fan
Status inequality and public goods Downloads
Naveen Bharathi, Deepak Malghan, Sumit Mishra and Andaleeb Rahman
How peace saves lives: Evidence from Colombia Downloads
Sergio Perilla, Mounu Prem, Miguel E. Purroy and Juan Vargas
United Nations peacekeeping operations and multilateral foreign aid: Credibility of good governance Downloads
Wakako Maekawa

Volume 175, issue C, 2024

Early life determinants of social disparities among young adults: A longitudinal study in vulnerable communities in South Africa Downloads
Georg Loss, Sara Naicker, Linda Richter and Günther Fink
How do energy-saving policies improve environmental quality: Evidence from China’s Top 10,000 energy-consuming enterprises program Downloads
Shuai Shao, Le Xu, Lili Yang and Dianfan Yu
One for all and all for one: Increasing the adaptive capacity of households and communities through a public work programme Downloads
Antonio Scognamillo, Marina Mastrorillo and Adriana Ignaciuk
Statebuilding and indigenous rights implementation: Political incentives, social movement pressure, and autonomy policy in Central America Downloads
Giorleny Altamirano Rayo, Eric S. Mosinger and Kai M. Thaler
Knowledge protects against pollution: The health effects of the cadmium rice event in China Downloads
Xiaohong Chen, Jinhua Zhao and Li Zhou
How Natural Resources Affect Corruption in China Downloads
Ji Yeon Hong and Wenhui Yang
Cofinancing and infrastructure project outcomes in Chinese lending and overseas development finance Downloads
Yangsiyu Lu, Cecilia Springer and Bjarne Steffen
Is there a virtuous cycle between wages and productivity? Turkish experience after the transition to democracy Downloads
Erol Taymaz, Ebru Voyvoda and Kamil Yilmaz
Not all supply chains are created equal: The linkages between soy local trade relations and development outcomes in Brazil Downloads
Tiago N.P. dos Reis, Mairon G. Bastos Lima, Gabriela Russo Lopes and Patrick Meyfroidt
The politics of tied aid: Technology transfer and the maintenance and repair of water infrastructure Downloads
Lazarus Jambadu, Jochen Monstadt and Francesca Pilo'
Socioeconomic conditions and contagion dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic with and without mitigation measures: Evidence from 185 countries Downloads
Giorgos Galanis and Andreas Georgiadis
Using registry data to assess gender-differentiated land and credit market effects of urban land policy reform: Evidence from Lesotho Downloads
Daniel Ayalew Ali and Klaus Deininger
Short- and long-term food insecurity and policy responses in pandemics: Panel data evidence from COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries Downloads
Peter Hangoma, Kusum Hachhethu, Silvia Passeri, Ole Frithjof Norheim, Johnathan Rivers and Ottar Mæstad
Beyond Deforestation Reductions: Public Disclosure, Land-Use Change and Commodity Sourcing Downloads
Yannic Damm, Elías Cisneros and Jan Börner
The role of trainings in improving supplier sustainability performance Downloads
Kristina Encinas Bartos, Julia Schwarzkopf and Martin Mueller
Unconditional cash transfers and safe transitions to adulthood in Malawi Downloads
Monica Lambon-Quayefio, Amber Peterman, Sudhanshu Handa, Adria Molotsky, Frank Otchere, Peter Mvula, Maxton Tsoka, Jacobus de Hoop, Gustavo Angeles, Kelly Kilburn and Annamaria Milazzo
Long COVID: The evolution of household welfare in developing countries during the pandemic Downloads
Ben Brunckhorst, Alexandru Cojocaru, Yeon Soo Kim and Maurice Kugler
Applying the six-dimensional food security framework to examine a fresh fruit and vegetable program implemented by self-help groups during the COVID-19 lockdown in India Downloads
Jonathan Mockshell and Thea Nielsen Ritter
The impact of urban green business environment on FDI quality and its driving mechanism: Evidence from China Downloads
Xiuqing Li and Liming Xiao
Contested firewood collection in Burkina Faso: Governance, perceptions, and practices Downloads
Jenny Friman

Volume 174, issue C, 2024

Drinking water facilities and inclusive development: Evidence from Rural China Downloads
Yuanzhe Li, Tianyang Xi and Li-An Zhou
Norms that matter: Exploring the distribution of women’s work between income generation, expenditure-saving and unpaid domestic responsibilities in India Downloads
Ashwini Deshpande and Naila Kabeer
The doublespeak of ‘leave no one behind’: Implications for religious inequality in Hindu and Muslim pastoralist communities in India Downloads
Emma Tomalin, Caroline Dyer and Archana Choksi
Immigration, labor markets and discrimination: Evidence from the Venezuelan Exodus in Perú Downloads
Andre Groeger, Gianmarco León-Ciliotta and Steven Stillman
Orchestrating self-empowerment in tribal India: Debt bondage, land rights, and the strategic uses of spirituality Downloads
Philip Mader
Overlapping extractive land use rights increases deforestation and forest degradation in managed natural production forests Downloads
Bingcai Liu, Anand Roopsind and Brent Sohngen
Evaluating the determinants of participation in conservancy land leases and its impacts on household wealth in the Maasai Mara, Kenya: Equity and gender implications Downloads
Claire Bedelian, Joseph O. Ogutu, Katherine Homewood and Aidan Keane
Impact of energy poverty on public health: A non-linear study from an international perspective Downloads
Chien-Chiang Lee and Zihao Yuan
Nurse migration: Long-run determinants and dynamics of flows in response to health and economic shocks Downloads
Alina Botezat, Cristian Incaltarau and Peter Nijkamp
Long-term economic impact of disasters: Evidence from multiple earthquakes in China Downloads
Lulu Huang, Qiannan Liu and Yugang Tang
Can a knowledge calendar improve dietary knowledge? Evidence from a field experiment in rural China Downloads
Minghui Hou, Shi Min, Ping Qing and Xu Tian
Equity and empowerment effects: Multiple styles of ‘voluntarism’ in community-based health projects Downloads
Carly Nichols
“People are now working together for a common good”: The effect on social capital of participatory design for community-level sanitation infrastructure in urban informal settlements Downloads
Allison P. Salinger, Isabel Charles, Naomi Francis, Becky Batagol, Litea Meo-Sewabu, Sudirman Nasir, Audra Bass, Hamdan Habsji, Losalini Malumu, Liza Marzaman, Michaela F. Prescott, Mere Jane Sawailau, Syaidah Syamsu, Ruzka R. Taruc, Autiko Tela, Isoa Vakarewa, Alexander Wilson and Sheela S. Sinharoy
Securing development: Uneven geographies of coastal tourism development in El Salvador Downloads
Ruchi Patel
Variation in women’s attitudes toward intimate partner violence across the rural–urban continuum in Ethiopia Downloads
Mulubrhan Amare, Channing Arndt, Zhe Guo and Greg Seymour
Gender in development: What lessons for addressing inequality on the grounds of religion or (non)-belief? Downloads
Mariz Tadros and Catherine Shutt
Going local without localization: Power and humanitarian response in the Syrian war Downloads
Rana B. Khoury and Emily K.M. Scott
COVID-19 and violence against women: Current knowledge, gaps, and implications for public policy Downloads
Fabiana Rocha, Maria Dolores Diaz, Paula Carvalho Pereda, Isadora Bousquat Árabe, Filipe Cavalcanti, Samuel Lordemus, Noemi Kreif and Rodrigo Moreno-Serra
Policy preferences in response to large forced migration inflows Downloads
William L. Allen, Isabel Ruiz and Carlos Vargas-Silva
Sharing norm, household efficiency and female demand for agency in the Philippines Downloads
Jean-Marie Baland, Ludovic Bequet, Catherine Guirkinger and Clarice Manuel
Love Thy Neighbour? Social Attitudes Towards Persons With Disabilities Downloads
Vu Vuong and Michael Palmer
From grazing units to milking units: The gendered nature of intra-household livestock management and food security for pastoralists in Kenya Downloads
Kayla Yurco
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