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Volume 145, issue C, 2021

The social contract as a tool of analysis: Introduction to the special issue on “Framing the evolution of new social contracts in Middle Eastern and North African countries” Downloads
Markus Loewe, Tina Zintl and Annabelle Houdret
Parental divorces and children’s educational outcomes in Senegal Downloads
Juliette Crespin-Boucaud and Rozenn Hotte
Economic, pro-social and pro-environmental factors influencing participation in an incentive-based conservation program in Bolivia Downloads
Manon Authelet, Julie Subervie, Patrick Meyfroidt, Nigel Asquith and Driss Ezzine-de-Blas
The effect of peer-to-peer risk information on potential migrants – Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Senegal Downloads
Jasper Tjaden and Felipe Alexander Dunsch
Trafficking as settler colonialism in eastern Panama: Linking the Americas via illicit commerce, clientelism, and land cover change Downloads
Colectivo Darién
Public good provision and democracy: Evidence from an experiment with farmer groups in Malawi Downloads
Vesall Nourani, Annemie Maertens and Hope Michelson
Food insecurity and compound environmental shocks in Nepal: Implications for a changing climate Downloads
Heather Randell, Chengsheng Jiang, Xin-Zhong Liang, Raghu Murtugudde and Amir Sapkota
Friends and benefits? Endogenous rotating savings and credit associations as alternative for women’s empowerment in India Downloads
Ashish Kumar Sedai, Ramaa Vasudevan and Anita Alves Pena
The forest transition as a window of opportunity to change the governance of common-pool resources: The case of Mexico’s Mixteca Alta Downloads
Matthew Lorenzen, Quetzalcóatl Orozco-Ramírez, Rosario Ramírez-Santiago and Gustavo G. Garza
Mental and physical health impacts of water/sanitation infrastructure in First Nations communities in Canada: An analysis of the Regional Health Survey Downloads
Melanie O'Gorman
Hiding behind the veil of ashes: Social capital in the wake of natural disasters Downloads
Victor Stephane
Gender-differentiated impacts of plant clinics on maize productivity and food security: Evidence from Zambia Downloads
Justice A. Tambo, Mathews Matimelo, Mathias Ndhlovu, Fredrick Mbugua and Noah Phiri
Large farms, large benefits? Sustainability certification among family farms and agro-industrial producers in Peru Downloads
Eva-Marie Meemken
Between a rock and a hard place: The burdens of uncontrolled fire for smallholders across the tropics Downloads
Rachel Carmenta, Federico Cammelli, Wolfram Dressler, Camila Verbicaro and Julie G. Zaehringer
A micro-based approach to evaluate the effect of water supply on health in Uganda Downloads
Raymond Boadi Frempong, Lucas Kitzmüller and David Stadelmann
New food regime geographies: Scale, state, labor Downloads
Jostein Jakobsen
On the capacity to absorb public investment: How much is too much?☆ Downloads
Daniel Gurara, Kangni Kpodar, Andrea F. Presbitero and Dawit Tessema
Corruption and cheating: Evidence from rural Thailand Downloads
Olaf Hübler, Melanie Koch, Lukas Menkhoff and Ulrich Schmidt
COVID-19, poverty and inclusive development Downloads
Joyeeta Gupta, Maarten Bavinck, Mirjam Ros-Tonen, Kwabena Asubonteng, Hilmer Bosch, Edith van Ewijk, Michaela Hordijk, Yves Van Leynseele, Mieke Lopes Cardozo, Esther Miedema, Nicky Pouw, Crelis Rammelt, Joeri Scholtens, Courtney Vegelin and Hebe Verrest
Digital platforms and institutional voids in developing countries: The case of ride-hailing markets Downloads
Richard Heeks, Juan Erasmo Gomez-Morantes, Mark Graham, Kelle Howson, Paul Mungai, Brian Nicholson and Jean-Paul Van Belle
Tourism partnerships: Harnessing tourist compassion to ‘do good’ through community development in Fiji Downloads
Emma Hughes and Regina Scheyvens
Associations between hurricane exposure, food insecurity, and microfinance; a cross-sectional study in Haiti Downloads
Sina Kianersi, Reginal Jules, Yijia Zhang, Maya Luetke and Molly Rosenberg
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as an instrument for Chinese influence? Supplementary versus remedial multilateralism Downloads
Ayse Kaya, Christopher Kilby and Jonathan Kay
Reducing gender inequalities through land titling? The case of Gozamin Woreda Downloads
Ayelech Kidie Mengesha, Doris Damyanovic, Reinfried Mansberger, Sayeh Kassaw Agegnehu and Gernot Stoeglehner
Lack of access to clean fuel and piped water and children’s educational outcomes in rural India Downloads
Pallavi Choudhuri and Sonalde Desai
Critical junctures, agrarian change, and the (re)production of vulnerability in a marginalised Indigenous society Downloads
Guy Jackson

Volume 144, issue C, 2021

Implications of poverty traps across levels Downloads
Sonja Radosavljevic, L. Jamila Haider, Steven J. Lade and Maja Schlüter
Betting on the lord: Lotteries and religiosity in Haiti Downloads
Emmanuelle Auriol, Diego Delissaint, Maleke Fourati, Josepa Miquel-Florensa and Paul Seabright
Social interaction and technology adoption: Experimental evidence from improved cookstoves in Mali Downloads
Jacopo Bonan, Pietro Battiston, Jaimie Bleck, Philippe LeMay-Boucher, Stefano Pareglio, Bassirou Sarr and Massimo Tavoni
The returns to higher education and public employment Downloads
Ravi Somani
Variety of national innovation systems (NIS) and alternative pathways to growth beyond the middle-income stage: Balanced, imbalanced, catching-up, and trapped NIS Downloads
Keun Lee, Jongho Lee and Juneyoung Lee
Narco-degradation: Cocaine trafficking’s environmental impacts in Central America’s protected areas Downloads
Jennifer A. Devine, David Wrathall, Bernardo Aguilar-González, Karina Benessaiah, Beth Tellman, Zahra Ghaffari and Daria Ponstingel
Long-term impacts of tropical cyclones and fluvial floods on economic growth – Empirical evidence on transmission channels at different levels of development Downloads
H. Krichene, T. Geiger, K. Frieler, S.N. Willner, I. Sauer and C. Otto
The impact of investing in social care on employment generation, time-, income-poverty by gender: A macro-micro policy simulation for Turkey Downloads
Ipek Ilkkaracan, Kijong Kim, Tom Masterson, Emel Memiş and Ajit Zacharias
Moving out of agriculture in Bangladesh: The role of farm, non-farm and mixed households Downloads
Binayak Sen, Paul Dorosh and Mansur Ahmed
Uber for tractors? Opportunities and challenges of digital tools for tractor hire in India and Nigeria Downloads
Thomas Daum, Roberto Villalba, Oluwakayode Anidi, Sharon Masakhwe Mayienga, Saurabh Gupta and Regina Birner
Migrants and access to health care in Costa Rica Downloads
Koen Voorend, Arjun S. Bedi and Rebeca Sura-Fonseca
Moving with risk: Forced displacement and vulnerability to hazards in Colombia Downloads
Roger Few, Viviana Ramírez, Maria Teresa Armijos, Lina Andrea Zambrano Hernández and Hazel Marsh
Impact of family law reform on adolescent reproductive health in Ethiopia: A quasi-experimental study Downloads
Slawa Rokicki
In-utero Exposure to Rainfall Variability and Early Childhood Health Downloads
Kien Le and My Nguyen
Inter-household transfers: An empirical investigation of the income-transfer relationship with novel data from Burkina Faso Downloads
Michael Grimm, Renate Hartwig, Ann-Kristin Reitmann and Fadima Yaya Bocoum
A multidimensional framework for disaster recovery: Longitudinal qualitative evidence from Puerto Rican households Downloads
Gemma Sou, Duncan Shaw and Felix Aponte-Gonzalez
Economic viability of community-based forest management for certified timber production in southeastern Tanzania Downloads
Gregory E. Frey, Susan Charnley and Jasper Makala
Cognitive bias in insurance: Evidence from a health scheme in India Downloads
Jean-Philippe Platteau and Darwin Ugarte Ontiveros
Caught between winning repeat business and learning: Reactivity to output indicators in international development Downloads
Emily Springer
Sustaining peace through better resource governance: Three potential mechanisms for environmental peacebuilding Downloads
Florian Krampe, Farah Hegazi and Stacy D. VanDeveer

Volume 143, issue C, 2021

Brand Aid and coffee value chain development interventions: Is Starbucks working aid out of business? Downloads
Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte
Improving food safety on the farm: Experimental evidence from Kenya on incentives and subsidies for technology adoption Downloads
Vivian Hoffmann and Kelly Jones
Identities and public policies: Unexpected effects of political reservations for women in India Downloads
Guilhem Cassan and Lore Vandewalle
Partnerships for development. Assessing the impact potential of cross-sector partnerships Downloads
Anne Vestergaard, Thilde Langevang, Mette Morsing and Luisa Murphy
From paper institutions to bureaucratic autonomy: Institutional change as a resource curse remedy Downloads
José Carlos Orihuela, Arturo Mendieta, Carlos Pérez and Tania Ramírez
Narco Robin Hoods: Community support for illicit economies and violence in rural Central America Downloads
Laura Ross Blume
Crowding-out or crowding-in? Effects of LEAP 1000 unconditional cash transfer program on household and community support among women in rural Ghana Downloads
Marlous de Milliano, Clare Barrington, Gustavo Angeles and Christiana Gbedemah
Towards smallholder food and water security: Climate variability in the context of multiple livelihood hazards in Nicaragua Downloads
Christopher M. Bacon, William A. Sundstrom, Iris T. Stewart, Ed Maurer and Lisa C. Kelley
Do benefits of expanded midstream activities in crop value chains accrue to smallholder farmers? Evidence from Zambia Downloads
Ahmed Salim Nuhu, Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, Titus Awokuse and Stephen Kabwe
Measuring sustainable food systems in Brazil: A framework and multidimensional index to evaluate socioeconomic, nutritional, and environmental aspects Downloads
Aline Martins de Carvalho, Eliseu Verly , Dirce Maria Marchioni and Andrew D. Jones
Preliminary lessons from COVID-19 disruptions of small-scale fishery supply chains Downloads
Hannah R. Bassett, Jacqueline Lau, Christopher Giordano, Sharon K. Suri, Sahir Advani and Sonia Sharan
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