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World Development

1973 - 2020

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Volume 133, issue C, 2020

Shedding light on regional growth and convergence in India Downloads
Areendam Chanda and Sujana Kabiraj
Contested terrain: International development projects and countervailing power for the excluded Downloads
Jonathan Fox
Who takes bribes and how much? Evidence from the China Corruption Conviction Databank Downloads
Toke S. Aidt, Arye L. Hillman and Liu Qijun
Social marketing and the corruption conundrum in morocco: An exploratory analysis Downloads
Nicolas Hamelin, Sonny Nwankwo and Ayantunji Gbadamosi
Making social services work better for the poor: Evidence from a natural experiment with health sector decentralization in Honduras Downloads
Alan Zarychta
The impact of microcredit on agricultural technology adoption and productivity: Evidence from randomized control trial in Tanzania Downloads
Yuko Nakano and Eustadius F. Magezi
The minimum wage in formal and informal sectors: Evidence from an inflation shock Downloads
Jorge Pérez Pérez
Why is household electricity uptake low in Sub-Saharan Africa? Downloads
Moussa P. Blimpo, Agnieszka Postepska and Yanbin Xu
Using agriculture for development: Supply- and demand-side approaches Downloads
Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet
Nutrition sensitive agriculture: An equity-based analysis from India Downloads
Carly Nichols
Shedding light on maternal education and child health in developing countries Downloads
Kien Le and My Nguyen
Where does the Fair Trade money go? How much consumers pay extra for Fair Trade coffee and how this value is split along the value chain Downloads
Helene Naegele
Effects of motherhood timing, breastmilk substitutes and education on the duration of breastfeeding: Evidence from Egypt Downloads
Firat Demir, Pallab Ghosh and Zexuan Liu

Volume 132, issue C, 2020

Re-evaluating the “traditional”: How the South Sudanese use established gender narratives to advance women’s equality and empowerment Downloads
Emily LeRoux-Rutledge
The ‘Heart Kuznets Curve’? Understanding the relations between economic development and cardiac conditions Downloads
Hitoshi Nagano, Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira, Allan Kardec Barros and Altair da Silva Costa Junior
Economic growth, convergence, and world food demand and supply Downloads
Emiko Fukase and Will Martin
The geopolitical ecology of conservation: The emergence of illegal wildlife trade as national security interest and the re-shaping of US foreign conservation assistance Downloads
Francis Massé and Jared D. Margulies
Grappling with the challenges of measuring women's economic empowerment in intrahousehold settings Downloads
Sonia Laszlo, Kate Grantham, Ecem Oskay and Tingting Zhang
Forest commons, vertical integration and smallholder’s saving and investment responses: Evidence from a quasi-experiment Downloads
Dambala Gelo
Profits before patients? Analyzing donors’ economic motives for foreign aid in the health sector Downloads
Mao Suzuki
Improved sanitation increases long-term cognitive test scores Downloads
Jennifer Orgill-Meyer and Subhrendu K. Pattanayak
Fair trade or trade fair? International food trade and cross-border macronutrient flows Downloads
Silvio Traverso and Stefano Schiavo
Recessions and the vulnerable Downloads
Babatunde Aiyemo
Shocks and cherries: The production of vulnerability among smallholder coffee farmers in Jamaica Downloads
Zack Guido, Chris Knudson, Tim Finan, Malgosia Madajewicz and Kevon Rhiney
Forced off the farm? Farmers’ labor allocation response to land requisition in China Downloads
Shuang Ma and Ren Mu
Perspectives on the rebel social contract: Exit, voice, and loyalty in the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria Downloads
Mara Redlich Revkin and Ariel I. Ahram
Hybridizing the commons. Privatizing and outsourcing collective irrigation management after technological change in Spain Downloads
Marta García-Mollá, Mar Ortega-Reig, Rutgerd Boelens and Carles Sanchis-Ibor
How do institutions and infrastructure affect mobilization around public toilets vs. piped water? Examining intra-slum patterns of collective action in Delhi, India Downloads
Soundarya Chidambaram
The impact of knowledge diffusion on economic growth across countries Downloads
Manuel Perez-Trujillo and Maricruz Lacalle-Calderon
Conflict in abundance and peacebuilding in scarcity: Challenges and opportunities in addressing climate change and conflict Downloads
Daniel Abrahams
Anti-corruption in aid-funded procurement: Is corruption reduced or merely displaced? Downloads
Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett and Mihály Fazekas
Precarious gains: Social mobility and volatility in urban slums Downloads
Emily Rains and Anirudh Krishna

Volume 131, issue C, 2020

The globalization of virtual water flows: Explaining trade patterns of a scarce resource Downloads
Esther Delbourg and Shlomi Dinar
Urban waste to energy recovery assessment simulations for developing countries Downloads
Afreen Siddiqi, Masahiko Haraguchi and Venkatesh Narayanamurti
Are we accelerating equity investment into impact-oriented ventures? Downloads
Saurabh A. Lall, Li-Wei Chen and Peter W. Roberts
Is green rural transformation possible in developing countries? Downloads
Edward B. Barbier
How cash transfers enable agency through livelihoods in South Africa Downloads
Chibuikem C. Nnaeme, Leila Patel and Sophie Plagerson
The effect of market competition on bribery in emerging economies: An empirical analysis of Vietnamese firms Downloads
Edmund J. Malesky, Thang V. Nguyen, Thang N. Bach and Bao D. Ho
Wishful thinking or wise policy? Theorising tourism-led inclusive growth: Supply chains and host communities Downloads
Julia Jeyacheya and Mark P. Hampton
Impact of Ethiopia’s 2015 drought on child undernutrition Downloads
Kalle Hirvonen, Thomas Sohnesen and Tom Bundervoet
Value of cleaner neighborhoods: Application of hedonic price model in low income context Downloads
Mani Nepal, Rajesh K. Rai, Madan S. Khadayat and E. Somanathan

Volume 130, issue C, 2020

The politics of export restrictions: A panel data analysis of African commodity processing industries Downloads
Nicolai Schulz
Barriers to trade in environmental goods: How important they are and what should developing countries expect from their removal Downloads
Jaime de Melo and Jean-Marc Solleder
Development programs, security, and violence reduction: Evidence from an insurgency in India Downloads
Heidi Kaila, Saurabh Singhal and Divya Tuteja
Ethno-Caste influences on migration rates and destinations Downloads
Nathalie E. Williams, Prem Bhandari, Linda Young-DeMarco, Jeffrey Swindle, Christina Hughes, Loritta Chan, Arland Thornton and Cathy Sun
Questioning the link between tenure security and sustainable land management in cocoa landscapes in Ghana Downloads
Festus A. Asaaga, Mark A. Hirons and Yadvinder Malhi
Partisan responses to democracy promotion – Estimating the causal effect of a civic information portal Downloads
Peter John and Fredrik M Sjoberg
Does education secularize the Islamic population? The effect of years of schooling on religiosity, voting, and pluralism in Indonesia Downloads
Kazuya Masuda and Muhammad Yudhistira
Latin America in the vortex of social change: Development and social movement dynamics Downloads
Henry Veltmeyer
Social impact investing, agriculture, and the financialisation of development: Insights from sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Natasha Watts and Ivan R. Scales
Large and artisanal scale mine development: The case for autonomous co-existence Downloads
Gavin Hilson, Titus Sauerwein and John Owen
Developing a middle-range theory to explain how cash transfers work to tackle the social determinants of health: A realist case study Downloads
Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Andre M.N. Renzaho and Ben J. Smith
Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A disaggregated analysis of sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Tim Wegenast and Jule Beck
The evolution of poor food access over the course of the conflict in Yemen Downloads
Sharad Tandon and Tara Vishwanath
Cornered by PAs: Adopting rights-based approaches to enable cost-effective conservation and climate action Downloads
Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, Janis Alcorn, Augusta Molnar, Christina Healy and Edmund Barrow
Starting early and staying longer: The effects of a Brazilian primary schooling reform on student performance Downloads
Hanbyul Ryu, Steven M. Helfand and Roni Barbosa Moreira
The path from ethnic inequality to development: The intermediary role of institutional quality Downloads
Aziz N. Berdiev, Rajeev Goel and James Saunoris
Farm size and gender distribution of land: Evidence from Ethiopian land registry data Downloads
Stein Holden and Mesfin Tilahun
What’s Your Child Worth? An Analysis of Expected Dowry Payments in Rural India Downloads
Annemie Maertens and A.V. Chari
The supply chain for seed in Uganda: Where does it go wrong? Downloads
Alicia Barriga and Nathan Fiala
Impact of formal climate risk transfer mechanisms on risk-aversion: Empirical evidence from rural Ethiopia Downloads
Kaleab K. Haile, Eleonora Nillesen and Nyasha Tirivayi
Is employment a panacea for poverty? A mixed-methods investigation of employment decisions in South Africa Downloads
Rocco Zizzamia
REDD+: If communities are the solution, what is the problem? Downloads
Margaret Skutsch and Esther Turnhout
Minimum wages for domestic workers: impact evaluation of the Indian experience Downloads
Rohan Ravindra Gudibande and Arun Jacob
Diverging identification of the poor: A non-random process. Chile 1992–2017 Downloads
Stephan Klasen and Carlos Villalobos
The effects of economic globalisation and ethnic fractionalisation on redistribution Downloads
Regina Pleninger and Jan-Egbert Sturm
Urbanisation reshapes gendered engagement in land-based livelihood activities in mid-sized African towns Downloads
C.M. Shackleton, A. Drescher and J. Schlesinger
Between stranded assets and green transformation: Fossil-fuel-producing developing countries towards 2055 Downloads
Dawud Ansari and Franziska Holz
Public support to R&D, productivity, and spillover effects: Firm-level evidence from Chile Downloads
Gustavo Crespi, Lucas Figal Garone, Alessandro Maffioli and Ernesto Stein
Child health across the rural–urban spectrum Downloads
Hannah Ameye and Joachim De Weerdt
Does agricultural aid reduce child stunting? Downloads
Sébastien Mary, Kelsey Shaw, Liesbeth Colen and Sergio Gomez Y Paloma
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