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Volume 104, issue C, 2018

Fostering equity and wellbeing through water: A reinterpretation of the goal of securing access pp. 1-9 Downloads
Francesco M. Gimelli, Joannette J. Bos and Briony C. Rogers
The importance of Ostrom’s Design Principles: Youth group performance in northern Ethiopia pp. 10-30 Downloads
Stein Holden and Mesfin Tilahun
Buying stability: The distributive outcomes of private politics in the Bolivian mining industry pp. 31-45 Downloads
Matthew Amengual
Contract farming for improving smallholder incomes: What can we learn from effectiveness studies? pp. 46-64 Downloads
Giel Ton, Wytse Vellema, Sam Desiere, Sophia Weituschat and D'Haese, Marijke
Vulnerability, good governance, or donor interests? The allocation of aid for climate change adaptation pp. 65-77 Downloads
Florian Weiler, Carola Klöck and Matthew Dornan
Resilience mobility in Uganda: A dynamic analysis pp. 78-96 Downloads
d'Errico, Marco and Stefania Di Giuseppe
Who practices rights-based development? A progress report on work at the nexus of human rights and development pp. 97-107 Downloads
Paul J. Nelson and Ellen Dorsey
The impact of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative on growth and investment in Africa pp. 108-127 Downloads
Eric W. Djimeu
The politics of electricity reform: Evidence from West Bengal, India pp. 128-139 Downloads
Elizabeth Chatterjee
Desert land reclamation programs and family land dynamics in the Western Desert of the Nile Delta (Egypt), 1960–2010 pp. 140-153 Downloads
Véronique Alary, Adel Aboul-Naga, Mona A. Osman, Ibrahim Daoud, Sahar Abdelraheem, Ehab Salah, Xavier Juanes and Pascal Bonnet
Does social identity matter in individual alienation? Household-level evidence in post-reform India pp. 154-172 Downloads
Prashant Gupta, Sushanta Mallick and Tapas Mishra
Collective demands and secret codes: The multiple uses of “community” in “community mobilization” pp. 173-182 Downloads
Gowri Vijayakumar
Adaptation to climate change: A review through a development economics lens pp. 183-196 Downloads
David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe and Thomas K.J. McDermott
ICT and economic growth – Comparing developing, emerging and developed countries pp. 197-211 Downloads
Thomas Niebel
Crowding out of solidarity? Public health insurance versus informal transfer networks in Ghana pp. 212-221 Downloads
Christoph Strupat and Florian Klohn
Human Rights Shaming and FDI: Effects of the UN Human Rights Commission and Council pp. 222-237 Downloads
Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, Nicole Janz and Øyvind Isachsen Berntsen
Do saving promotion interventions increase household savings, consumption, and investments in Sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review and meta-analysis pp. 238-256 Downloads
Janina I. Steinert, Juliane Zenker, Ute Filipiak, Ani Movsisyan, Lucie D. Cluver and Yulia Shenderovich
Saving in the world pp. 257-270 Downloads
Francesco Grigoli, Alexander Herman and Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel
Complicating narratives of women’s food and nutrition insecurity: Domestic violence in rural Bangladesh pp. 271-280 Downloads
Erin C. Lentz
Assessing the long-term performance of large-scale land transfers: Challenges and opportunities in Malawi’s estate sector pp. 281-296 Downloads
Klaus Deininger and Fang Xia
Dynamics in health and employment: Evidence from Indonesia pp. 297-309 Downloads
Subha Mani, Sophie Mitra and Usha Sambamoorthi
Natural disasters, social protection, and risk perceptions pp. 310-325 Downloads
Philip Brown, Adam J. Daigneault, Emilia Tjernstrom and Wenbo Zou
It’s a boy! Women and decision-making benefits from a son in India pp. 326-335 Downloads
Laura Zimmermann
Intra-household allocation of educational expenses: Gender discrimination and investing in the future pp. 336-343 Downloads
Tara Kaul
Stunting later in childhood and outcomes as a young adult: Evidence from India pp. 344-357 Downloads
Rozana Himaz
The struggle for digital inclusion: Phones, healthcare, and marginalisation in rural India pp. 358-374 Downloads
Marco J. Haenssgen
Contestation and negotiation of urban health in India: A situated political approach pp. 375-387 Downloads
V.S. Saravanan
Disability and school attendance in 15 low- and middle-income countries pp. 388-403 Downloads
Suguru Mizunoya, Sophie Mitra and Izumi Yamasaki
Natural disasters and agricultural protection: A panel data analysis pp. 404-417 Downloads
Jeroen Klomp and Barry Hoogezand

Volume 103, issue C, 2018

Don’t Touch My Road. Evidence from India on Affirmative Action And Everyday Discrimination pp. 1-13 Downloads
Victoire Girard
Policies for a Sustainable Biomass Energy Sector in Malawi: Enhancing Energy and Food Security Simultaneously pp. 14-26 Downloads
Franziska Schuenemann, Siwa Msangi and Manfred Zeller
Disasters, Deaths, and the Sendai Goal One: Lessons from Odisha, India pp. 27-39 Downloads
Nibedita S. Ray-Bennett
The Household Response to Persistent Natural Disasters: Evidence from Bangladesh pp. 40-59 Downloads
Azreen Karim
Does Government Spending Affect Income Poverty? A Meta-regression Analysis pp. 60-71 Downloads
Edward Anderson, Maria Ana Jalles d'Orey, Maren Duvendack and Lucio Esposito
Does Institutional Quality Matter for Trade? Institutional Conditions in a Sectoral Trade Framework pp. 72-87 Downloads
Inmaculada Álvarez, Javier Barbero, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and José L. Zofío
Vaccination and GDP Growth Rates: Exploring the Links in a Conditional Convergence Framework pp. 88-99 Downloads
Neal A. Masia, Jonathan Smerling, Tendayi Kapfidze, Richard Manning and Mark Showalter
Intra-household Behavioral Responses to Cash Transfer Programs. Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design pp. 100-118 Downloads
Marcelo Bergolo and Estefanía Galván
Mobile Peoples, Contested Borders: Land use Conflicts and Resolution Mechanisms among Borana and Guji Communities, Southern Ethiopia pp. 119-132 Downloads
John G. McPeak and Peter D. Little
Poor targeting: A gridded spatial analysis of the degree to which aid reaches the poor in Africa pp. 133-148 Downloads
Ryan C. Briggs
The politics of local government performance: Elite cohesion and cross-village constraints in decentralized Senegal pp. 149-161 Downloads
Martha Wilfahrt
Procedural Justice in Value Chains Through Public–private Partnerships pp. 162-175 Downloads
Jodie Thorpe
Economic Status and Adult Mortality in India: Is the Relationship Sensitive to Choice of Indicators? pp. 176-187 Downloads
Debasis Barik, Sonalde Desai and Reeve Vanneman
The building of mining discourses and the politics of scale in Ecuador pp. 188-198 Downloads
Diana Vela-Almeida, Vijay Kolinjivadi and Nicolas Kosoy
The “Local Economy” Effect of Social Transfers: An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of the Bolsa Família Program on Local Productive Structure and Economic Growth pp. 199-215 Downloads
Eric Rougier, François Combarnous and Yves-André Fauré
Competition or cooperation? Using team and tournament incentives for learning among female farmers in rural Uganda pp. 216-225 Downloads
Kathryn Vasilaky and Asif Islam
Stigma of sexual violence and women’s decision to work pp. 226-238 Downloads
Tanika Chakraborty, Anirban Mukherjee, Swapnika Reddy Rachapalli and Sarani Saha
Can public works increase equilibrium wages? Evidence from India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee pp. 239-254 Downloads
Erlend Berg, Sambit Bhattacharyya, D. Rajasekhar and R. Manjula
Evaluating the impact of market-assisted land reform in Brazil pp. 255-267 Downloads
Dylan Fitz
The role of land property rights in the war on illicit crops: Evidence from Colombia pp. 268-283 Downloads
Juan Carlos Muñoz-Mora, Santiago Tobón and d’Anjou, Jesse Willem
Public Policy Reform and Informal Institutions: The Political Articulation of the Demand for Work in Rural India pp. 284-296 Downloads
Thibaud Marcesse
Are we underestimating urban poverty? pp. 297-310 Downloads
Paula Lucci, Tanvi Bhatkal and Amina Khan
Fertility, household size and poverty in Nepal pp. 311-322 Downloads
François Libois and Vincent Somville
Control of corruption, international investment, and economic growth – Evidence from panel data pp. 323-335 Downloads
Andrzej Cieślik and Lukasz Goczek
Women and Climate Stress: Role Reversal from Beneficiaries to Expert Participants pp. 336-359 Downloads
Anamika Dey, Gurdeep Singh and Anil K. Gupta
Statistical Tests as a Hindrance to Understanding pp. 360-365 Downloads
Philipp H. Lepenies
The Hiding Hand: A Rejoinder to Flyvbjerg on Hirschman pp. 366-368 Downloads
Graham Room
Beneficial or Detrimental Ignorance: The Straw Man Fallacy of Flyvbjerg’s Test of Hirschman’s Hiding Hand pp. 369-382 Downloads
Lavagnon A. Ika
Planning Fallacy or Hiding Hand: Which is the Better Explanation? pp. 383-386 Downloads
Bent Flyvbjerg
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