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Volume 94, issue C, 2017

Natural Disaster, Poverty, and Development: An Introduction pp. 2-15 Downloads
Yasuyuki Sawada and Yoshito Takasaki
Do Natural Disasters Affect the Poor Disproportionately? Price Change and Welfare Impact in the Aftermath of Typhoon Milenyo in the Rural Philippines pp. 16-26 Downloads
Yoko Sakai, Jonna P. Estudillo, Nobuhiko Fuwa, Yuki Higuchi and Yasuyuki Sawada
Self-Production, Friction, and Risk Sharing against Disasters: Evidence from a Developing Country pp. 27-37 Downloads
Yasuyuki Sawada, Hiroyuki Nakata and Tomoaki Kotera
Benefiting From Disaster? Public and Private Responses to the Wenchuan Earthquake pp. 38-50 Downloads
Albert Park and Sangui Wang
Household-Level Recovery after Floods in a Tribal and Conflict-Ridden Society pp. 51-63 Downloads
Takashi Kurosaki
Post-disaster Informal Risk Sharing Against Illness pp. 64-74 Downloads
Yoshito Takasaki
Do Natural Disasters Decrease the Gender Gap in Schooling? pp. 75-89 Downloads
Yoshito Takasaki
Trust, Risk, and Time Preferences After a Natural Disaster: Experimental Evidence from Thailand pp. 90-105 Downloads
Alessandra Cassar, Andrew Healy and Carl von Kessler
The 1960 Tsunami in Hawaii: Long-Term Consequences of a Coastal Disaster pp. 106-118 Downloads
John Lynham, Ilan Noy and Jonathan Page
Welfare Impacts of Index Insurance in the Presence of a Poverty Trap pp. 119-138 Downloads
Sommarat Chantarat, Andrew G. Mude, Christopher Barrett and Calum G. Turvey
The Demand for Microinsurance: A Literature Review pp. 139-156 Downloads
Jean-Philippe Platteau, Ombeline De Bock and Wouter Gelade
Disaster, Aid, and Preferences: The Long-run Impact of the Tsunami on Giving in Sri Lanka pp. 157-173 Downloads
Leonardo Becchetti, Stefano Castriota and Pierluigi Conzo
The Impact of Rural Electric Access on Deforestation Rates pp. 174-185 Downloads
Andrew M. Tanner and Alison L. Johnston
Do Democracies Provide Better Education? Revisiting the Democracy–Human Capital Link pp. 186-199 Downloads
Sirianne Dahlum and Carl Henrik Knutsen
Impacts of Migration and Remittances on Ethnic Income Inequality in Rural China pp. 200-211 Downloads
Anthony Howell
The Paradox of Plenty: A Meta-Analysis pp. 212-231 Downloads
Magali Dauvin and David Guerreiro
Changes Over Time in Multidimensional Poverty: Methodology and Results for 34 Countries pp. 232-249 Downloads
Sabina Alkire, José Manuel Roche and Ana Vaz
Formal and Informal Interests of Donors to Allocate Aid: Spending Patterns of USAID, GIZ, and EU Forest Development Policy in Bangladesh pp. 250-267 Downloads
Md Saifur Rahman and Lukas Giessen
Regional Perspectives on the Multidimensional Poverty Index pp. 268-285 Downloads
Atika Pasha
The Social Implications of Technology Diffusion: Uncovering the Unintended Consequences of People’s Health-Related Mobile Phone Use in Rural India and China pp. 286-304 Downloads
Marco J. Haenssgen and Proochista Ariana
Grain Price and Volatility Transmission from International to Domestic Markets in Developing Countries pp. 305-320 Downloads
Francisco Ceballos, Manuel Hernandez, Nicholas Minot and Miguel Robles
Women’s Political Empowerment: A New Global Index, 1900–2012 pp. 321-335 Downloads
Aksel Sundström, Pamela Paxton, Yi-Ting Wang and Staffan I. Lindberg
Critical Capacity Development: An Action Research Approach in Coastal Brazil pp. 336-345 Downloads
Erika Bockstael
Weather Shocks and Agricultural Commercialization in Colonial Tropical Africa: Did Cash Crops Alleviate Social Distress? pp. 346-365 Downloads
Kostadis Papaioannou and Michiel de Haas
Least-Developed Countries in a World of Global Value Chains: Are WTO Trade Negotiations Helping? pp. 366-374 Downloads
Daniel Flentø and Stefano Ponte
Characterizing social networks and their effects on income diversification in rural Kerala, India pp. 375-392 Downloads
Judit Johny, Bruno Wichmann and Brent M. Swallow
Pathways to Better Project Delivery: The Link Between Capacity Factors and Urban Infrastructure Projects in India pp. 393-405 Downloads
Yehyun An, Michael J. Garvin and Ralph P. Hall
Property Tax Revenues and Multidimensional Poverty Reduction in Colombia: A Spatial Approach pp. 406-421 Downloads
Juan Ramírez, Yadira Díaz and Juan Bedoya
Effectiveness of Active Labor Market Tools in Conditional Cash Transfers Programs: Evidence for Argentina pp. 422-447 Downloads
Elva López Mourelo and Verónica Escudero
How Important is Parental Education for Child Nutrition? pp. 448-464 Downloads
Harold Alderman and Derek Headey
Modeling Preference and Willingness to Pay for Drought Tolerance (DT) in Maize in Rural Zimbabwe pp. 465-477 Downloads
Girma Kassie, Awudu Abdulai, William H. Greene, Bekele Shiferaw, Tsedeke Abate, Amsal Tarekegne and Chloe Sutcliffe
Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence on the True Local Welfare Costs of Forest Conservation in Madagascar: Are Discrete Choice Experiments a Valid ex ante Tool? pp. 478-491 Downloads
O. Sarobidy Rakotonarivo, Jette B. Jacobsen, Helle O. Larsen, Julia P.G. Jones, Martin R. Nielsen, Bruno S. Ramamonjisoa, Rina H. Mandimbiniaina and Neal Hockley
Ecological Restoration and Livelihood: Contribution of Planted Mangroves as Nursery and Habitat for Artisanal and Commercial Fishery pp. 492-502 Downloads
Saudamini Das

Volume 93, issue C, 2017

Urban Governance and the Politics of Climate change pp. 1-15 Downloads
Vanesa Castán Broto
Money Flows, Water Trickles: Understanding Patterns of Decentralized Water Provision in Tanzania pp. 16-30 Downloads
Ruth D. Carlitz
Ethnic Integration and Development in China pp. 31-42 Downloads
Enze Han and Christopher Paik
Soil Properties, Crop Yield, and Economics Under Integrated Crop Management Practices in Karnataka, Southern India pp. 43-61 Downloads
Suhas P. Wani, K.H. Anantha and Kaushal K. Garg
Using National Statistics to Increase Transparency of Large Land Acquisition: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 62-74 Downloads
Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger and Anthony Harris
Linking Economic Complexity, Institutions, and Income Inequality pp. 75-93 Downloads
Dominik Hartmann, Miguel R. Guevara, Cristian Jara-Figueroa, Manuel Aristarán and Cesar Hidalgo
Enabling Mini-Grid Development in Rural India pp. 94-107 Downloads
Stephen D. Comello, Stefan J. Reichelstein, Anshuman Sahoo and Tobias S. Schmidt
Does Local Development Influence Outmigration Decisions? Evidence from Indonesia pp. 108-124 Downloads
Smriti Tiwari
Understanding and Resolving Conflict Between Local Communities and Conservation Authorities in Colombia pp. 125-135 Downloads
K. De Pourcq, E. Thomas, B. Arts, A. Vranckx, T. Léon-Sicard and P. Van Damme
Vulnerability to Cumulative Hazards: Coping with the Coffee Leaf Rust Outbreak, Drought, and Food Insecurity in Nicaragua pp. 136-152 Downloads
Christopher M. Bacon, William A. Sundstrom, Iris T. Stewart and David Beezer
Inequality Between and Within Skill Groups: The Curious Case of India pp. 153-176 Downloads
Manisha Goel
The Role of Accountants in Indian Self-Help Groups: A Trade-off between Financial and Non-Financial Benefits pp. 177-192 Downloads
Lore Vandewalle
Exploring “The Remote” and “The Rural”: Open Defecation and Latrine Use in Uttarakhand, India pp. 193-205 Downloads
O'Reilly, Kathleen, Richa Dhanju and Abhineety Goel
Transforming or Reproducing Conventional Socioeconomic Relations? Introducing a Regulationist Framework for the Assessment of Fairtrade pp. 206-218 Downloads
Juan Ignacio Staricco
Oil Palm Adoption, Household Welfare, and Nutrition Among Smallholder Farmers in Indonesia pp. 219-235 Downloads
Michael Euler, Vijesh Krishna, Stefan Schwarze, Hermanto Siregar and Matin Qaim
Fiscal Federalism at Work? Central Responses to Internal Migration in India pp. 236-248 Downloads
Rikhil Bhavnani and Bethany Lacina
Improving Population and Poverty Estimates with Citizen Surveys: Evidence from East Africa pp. 249-259 Downloads
Roy Carr-Hill
Mind the Gap: Analyzing the Impact of Data Gap in Millennium Development Goals’ (MDGs) Indicators on the Progress toward MDGs pp. 260-278 Downloads
Arun Jacob
What Drives China’s New Agricultural Subsidies? pp. 279-292 Downloads
Rigoberto Lopez, Xi He and Eleonora De Falcis
The Importance of Manufacturing in Economic Development: Has This Changed? pp. 293-315 Downloads
Nobuya Haraguchi, Charles Fang Chin Cheng and Eveline Smeets
Unconditional Cash Transfers in China: Who Benefits from the Rural Minimum Living Standard Guarantee (Dibao) Program? pp. 316-336 Downloads
Jennifer Golan, Terry Sicular and Nithin Umapathi
Property Rights Regimes and Natural Resources: A Conceptual Analysis Revisited pp. 337-349 Downloads
Thomas Sikor, Jun He and Guillaume Lestrelin
Social Capital and Its Contingent Value in Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Western China pp. 350-361 Downloads
Yanlong Zhang, Xiaoyu Zhou and Wei Lei
Borrowing Money, Exchanging Relationships: Making Microfinance Fit into Local Lives in Kumaon, India pp. 362-373 Downloads
Rachael Goodman
Biopolitics Gone to Shit? State Narratives versus Everyday Realities of Water and Sanitation in the Mekong Delta pp. 374-388 Downloads
Panagiota Kotsila and V. Subramanian Saravanan
Participatory Uses of Geospatial Technologies to Leverage Multiple Knowledge Systems within Development Contexts: A Case Study from the Peruvian Amazon pp. 389-401 Downloads
Jason Young and Michael Gilmore
Who are the World’s Food Insecure? New Evidence from the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Insecurity Experience Scale pp. 402-412 Downloads
Michael D. Smith, Matthew Rabbitt and Alisha Coleman- Jensen
Escaping and Falling into Poverty in India Today pp. 413-426 Downloads
Amit Thorat, Reeve Vanneman, Sonalde Desai and Amaresh Dubey
The Impact of Payments for Environmental Services on Communal Lands: An Analysis of the Factors Driving Household Land-Use Behavior in Ecuador pp. 427-446 Downloads
Tanya Hayes, Felipe Murtinho and Hendrik Wolff
When Does Economic Growth Improve Life Satisfaction? Multilevel Analysis of the Roles of Social Trust and Income Inequality in 46 Countries, 1981–2012 pp. 447-459 Downloads
Malgorzata Mikucka, Francesco Sarracino and Joshua K. Dubrow
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