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1973 - 2019

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Volume 32, issue 12, 2004

Economic Growth, Inequality and Poverty: Estimating the Growth Elasticity of Poverty pp. 1989-2014 Downloads
Richard Adams
What Happens When Relative Costs Increase in Export Processing Zones? Technology, Regional Production Networks, and Mexico's Maquiladoras pp. 2015-2030 Downloads
John Sargent and Linda Matthews
The Roles of Corporatization and Stock Market Listing in Reforming China's State Industry pp. 2031-2047 Downloads
Le-Yin Zhang
Estimating the Impact of Transgenic Bt Cotton on West and Central Africa: A General Equilibrium Approach pp. 2049-2064 Downloads
Aziz Elbehri and Stephen MacDonald
How Big is the Crowding-Out Effect of User Fees in the Rural Areas of Ethiopia? Implications for Equity and Resources Mobilization pp. 2065-2081 Downloads
Abay Asfaw, Joachim von Braun and Stephan Klasen
On Measuring Energy Poverty in Indian Households pp. 2083-2104 Downloads
S. Pachauri, A. Mueller, A. Kemmler and D. Spreng
Death, Disability, Displaced Persons and Development: The Case of Landmines in Bosnia and Herzegovina pp. 2105-2120 Downloads
Shannon Mitchell
Can Water Reform Survive Politics? Institutional Change and River Basin Management in Ceara, Northeast Brazil pp. 2121-2137 Downloads
Maria Carmen Lemos and Joao Lucio Farias de Oliveira
Struggling with Sustainability--A Comparative Framework for Evaluating Sustainable Development Programs pp. 2139-2160 Downloads
Justin M. Mog

Volume 32, issue 11, 2004

Women, Food Security, and Development in Less-Industrialized Societies: Contributions and Challenges for the New Century pp. 1807-1829 Downloads
Stephen J. Scanlan
HIV/AIDS and Labor Force Upgrading in Tanzania pp. 1831-1847 Downloads
Peter Wobst and Channing Arndt
Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in the Former USSR: Social Transfers in the Kyrgyz Republic pp. 1849-1870 Downloads
Charles Becker and Sergey V. Paltsev
What Explains Emigration Out of Latin America? pp. 1871-1890 Downloads
Ximena Clark, Timothy Hatton and Jeffrey Williamson
Going beyond Crosscountry Averages: Growth, Inequality and Poverty Reduction in the Philippines pp. 1891-1907 Downloads
Arsenio Balisacan and Nobuhiko Fuwa
Microfinance Repayment Performance in Bangladesh: How to Improve the Allocation of Loans by MFIs pp. 1909-1926 Downloads
Marie Godquin
Implementation of Village Self-Help Projects in the Kyrgyz Republic pp. 1927-1938 Downloads
Joshua DeWald, Molly Espey and Michael D. Hammig
Protecting the Forest or the People? Environmental Policies and Livelihoods in the Forest Margins of Southern Ghana pp. 1939-1955 Downloads
Steve Wiggins, Kofi Marfo and Vincent Anchirinah
Productivity Differentials Between Local and Foreign Plants in Indonesian Manufacturing, 1995 pp. 1957-1969 Downloads
Sadayuki Takii
China's Shallow Integration: Networked Production and the New Challenges for Late Industrialization pp. 1971-1987 Downloads
Edward S. Steinfeld

Volume 32, issue 10, 2004

The Economic Costs to International Labor Restrictions: Revisiting the Empirical Discussion pp. 1609-1626 Downloads
Jonathon W. Moses and Bjorn Letnes
Does the "Resource Curse" hold for Growth in Genuine Income as Well? pp. 1627-1640 Downloads
Eric Neumayer
Land Tenure, Fixed Investment, and Farm Productivity: Evidence from Zambia's Southern Province pp. 1641-1661 Downloads
Robert E. Smith
Guest Editor's Introduction pp. 1663-1667 Downloads
Bill Kinsey
Zimbabwe's Land Reform Program: Underinvestment in Post-Conflict Transformation pp. 1669-1696 Downloads
Bill Kinsey
Economic Benefits and Costs of Land Redistribution in Zimbabwe in the Early 1980s pp. 1697-1709 Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Hans Hoogeveen and Bill Kinsey
External Support During the Transition Phase: Roles for Humanitarian Aid and Development Assistance from a Village Perspective pp. 1711-1733 Downloads
Trudy Owens
Sustainability and Resourcefulness: Support Networks During Periods of Stress pp. 1735-1751 Downloads
Marleen Dekker
Forging Effective New Communities: The Evolution of Civil Society in Zimbabwean Resettlement Villages pp. 1753-1766 Downloads
Abigail Barr
Peasant Demonstrators, Violent Invaders: Representations of Land in the Zimbabwean Press pp. 1767-1783 Downloads
Wendy Willems
Land Reform and Human Rights in Contemporary Zimbabwe: Balancing Individual and Social Justice Through an Integrated Human Rights Framework pp. 1785-1805 Downloads
Anne Hellum and Bill Derman

Volume 32, issue 9, 2004

China's Competitive Performance: A Threat to East Asian Manufactured Exports? pp. 1441-1466 Downloads
Sanjaya Lall and Manuel Albaladejo
Testing the Three Roles of Equity Markets in Developing Countries: The Case of China pp. 1467-1486 Downloads
Sayuri Shirai
Imperfect Substitutes: The Local Political Economy of Informal Finance and Microfinance in Rural China and India pp. 1487-1507 Downloads
Kellee S. Tsai
Microfinance and Famine: The Irish Loan Funds during the Great Famine pp. 1509-1523 Downloads
Aidan Hollis and Arthur Sweetman
Foreign Direct Investment, Vertical Integration, and Local Suppliers: Evidence from the Polish Dairy Sector pp. 1525-1544 Downloads
Liesbeth Dries and Johan Swinnen
The Regional Returns of Public Investment Policies in Mexico pp. 1545-1562 Downloads
Eduardo Rodriguez-Oreggia and Andrés Rodríguez-Pose
Unlocking Crop Biotechnology in Developing Countries--A Report from the Field pp. 1563-1577 Downloads
Joel I. Cohen and Robert Paarlberg
IDA Grants and HIPC Debt Cancellation: Their Effectiveness and Impact on IDA Resources pp. 1579-1607 Downloads
Jonathan E. Sanford

Volume 32, issue 8, 2004

Keeping Up with the Jones': Decentralization, Policy Imitation, and Industrial Development in China pp. 1289-1308 Downloads
Eric Thun
Economic Obstacles to Expanding Intra-African Trade pp. 1309-1321 Downloads
Robert Longo and Khalid Sekkat
South Africa's International Cost Competitiveness and Exports in Manufacturing pp. 1323-1339 Downloads
Lawrence Edwards and Stephen Golub
Deteriorating Economic Context and Changing Patterns of Youth Employment in Urban Burkina Faso: 1980-2000 pp. 1341-1354 Downloads
Anne-Emmanuele Calves and Bruno Schoumaker
Gender Norms in Financial Markets: Evidence from Kenya pp. 1355-1374 Downloads
Susan Johnson
The Effect of Export-Oriented Growth on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Turkey pp. 1375-1393 Downloads
Cem Baslevent and Ozlem Onaran
Development and Income Distribution: The Case of Puerto Rico pp. 1395-1406 Downloads
Orlando Sotomayor
Workers' Remittances and the Real Exchange Rate: A Paradox of Gifts pp. 1407-1417 Downloads
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Susan Pozo
The Rise and Fall of the Environmental Kuznets Curve pp. 1419-1439 Downloads
David Stern

Volume 32, issue 7, 2004

The Costs of Missing the Millennium Development Goal on Gender Equity pp. 1075-1107 Downloads
Abu-Ghaida, Dina and Stephan Klasen
Could a Global Marshall Plan be Successful? An Investigation Using The WEEP Simulation Model pp. 1109-1137 Downloads
James A. Yunker
Shifts in the Composition of Government Spending in Response to External Debt Burden pp. 1139-1157 Downloads
Saeid Mahdavi
Informality Revisited pp. 1159-1178 Downloads
William Maloney
Local Institutions, Poverty and Household Welfare in Bolivia pp. 1179-1198 Downloads
Christiaan Grootaert and Deepa Narayan
Changing to Gray: Decentralization and the Emergence of Volatile Socio-Legal Configurations in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia pp. 1199-1223 Downloads
John F. McCarthy
Social Networks and Credit Access in Indonesia pp. 1225-1246 Downloads
Cagla Okten and Una Osili
Microenterprise Occupation and Poverty Reduction in Microfinance Programs: Evidence from Sri Lanka pp. 1247-1264 Downloads
Judith Shaw
Skills Development and Interfirm Learning Linkages under Globalization: Lessons from the Indian Automobile Industry pp. 1265-1288 Downloads
Aya Okada

Volume 32, issue 6, 2004

(Dis)Accords: The Politics of Market-Assisted Land Reforms in Chiapas, Mexico pp. 887-903 Downloads
Bobrow-Strain, Aaron
British Colonial Legacies and Political Development pp. 905-922 Downloads
Matthew K. Lange
From the Policies to the Clinics: The Reproductive Health Paradox in Post-Adjustment Health Care pp. 923-940 Downloads
Lisa Ann Richey
Does Public Welfare Crowd Out Informal Safety Nets? Ethnographic Evidence from Rural Latin America pp. 941-955 Downloads
Marieke Heemskerk, Anastasia Norton and Lise de Dehn
Are Agricultural Production and Forest Conservation Compatible? Agricultural Diversity, Agricultural Incomes and Primary Forest Cover Among Small Farm Colonists in the Amazon pp. 957-977 Downloads
Stephen G. Perz
Gender Segmentation at Work in China's Privatized Rural Industry: Some Evidence from Shandong and Jiangsu pp. 979-998 Downloads
Xiao-yuan Dong, Fiona MacPhail, Paul Bowles and Samuel P. S. Ho
The Comparative Politics of Corruption: Accounting for the East Asian Paradox in Empirical Studies of Corruption, Growth and Investment pp. 999-1017 Downloads
Michael T. Rock and Heidi Bonnett
The Performance of State-Owned Enterprises and Newly Privatized Firms: Does Privatization Really Matter? pp. 1019-1041 Downloads
Mohammed Omran
Macro Economic Determinants of Antidumping: A Comparative Analysis of Developed and Developing Countries pp. 1043-1057 Downloads
Aradhna Aggarwal
Performance-Based Conditionality: A European Perspective pp. 1059-1070 Downloads
Christopher Adam, Gerard Chambas, Patrick Guillaumont, Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney and Jan Willem Gunning

Volume 32, issue 5, 2004

The Globalization of Organic Agro-Food Networks pp. 725-743 Downloads
Laura T. Raynolds
Successes in African Agriculture: Results of an Expert Survey pp. 745-766 Downloads
Gabre-Madhin, Eleni Z. and Steven Haggblade
Development Pathways and Land Management in Uganda pp. 767-792 Downloads
John Pender, Pamela Jagger, Ephraim Nkonya and Dick Sserunkuuma
Participation Rhetoric or Community-Based Management Reality? Influences on Willingness to Participate in a Venezuelan Freshwater Fishery pp. 793-807 Downloads
Brooke Ann Zanetell and Barbara A. Knuth
Labor Standards and Informal Employment in Latin America pp. 809-828 Downloads
Rossana Galli and David Kucera
Assembly Trade and Technology Transfer: The Case of China pp. 829-850 Downloads
Francoise Lemoine and Deniz Ünal
A Failure Story: Politics and Financial Liberalization in Turkey, Revisiting the Revolving Door Hypothesis pp. 851-869 Downloads
Firat Demir
Public Health Capital and Productivity in the Spanish Regions: A Dynamic Panel Data Model pp. 871-885 Downloads
Berta Rivera and Luis Currais

Volume 32, issue 4, 2004

Is Globalization Reducing Poverty and Inequality? pp. 567-589 Downloads
Robert Hunter Wade
Information Technology and Broad-Based Development: Preliminary Lessons from North India pp. 591-607 Downloads
P. D. Kaushik and Nirvikar Singh
Facilitating Development: The Role of Business Groups pp. 609-628 Downloads
Raymond Fisman and Tarun Khanna
A New Indicator of Technological Capabilities for Developed and Developing Countries (ArCo) pp. 629-654 Downloads
Daniele Archibugi and Alberto Coco
Assessing Community Preferences for Development Projects: Are Willingness-to-Pay Studies Robust to Mode Effects? pp. 655-672 Downloads
Jennifer Davis
Involuntary Resettlement, Production and Income: Evidence from Xiaolangdi, PRC pp. 673-690 Downloads
Michael Webber and Brooke McDonald
Wealth-Based Trust and the Development of Collective Action pp. 691-711 Downloads
Eric C. Jones
Exit, Voice, and Vouchers: Using Vouchers to Train Microentrepreneurs--Observations from the Paraguayan Voucher Scheme pp. 713-724 Downloads
Philipp H. Lepenies

Volume 32, issue 3, 2004

Unemployment in South Africa: The Nature of the Beast pp. 391-408 Downloads
Geeta Kingdon and John Knight
Aggregate Demand, Productivity, and "Disguised Unemployment" in the Chinese Industrial Sector pp. 409-425 Downloads
Minqi Li
Productivity Growth in Latin America: The Limits of Neoliberal Reforms pp. 427-445 Downloads
Eva A. Paus
Co-Governance for Accountability: Beyond "Exit" and "Voice" pp. 447-463 Downloads
John Ackerman
Social Rights and Economics: Claims to Health Care and Education in Developing Countries pp. 465-477 Downloads
Varun Gauri
Capital Controls and Foreign Direct Investment pp. 479-490 Downloads
Elizabeth Asiedu and Donald Lien
The Determinants of Private Saving in India pp. 491-503 Downloads
Prema-chandra Athukorala and Kunal Sen
E-Business and Export Behavior: Evidence from Indian Firms pp. 505-517 Downloads
Kaushalesh Lal
Competition and Coordination in Liberalized African Cotton Market Systems pp. 519-536 Downloads
Colin Poulton, Peter Gibbon, Hanyani-Mlambo, Benjamine, Jonathan Kydd, Wilbald Maro, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen, Afonso Osorio, David Tschirley and Ballard Zulu
Land Reform in Zimbabwe: Challenges and Opportunities for Poverty Reduction Among Commercial Farm Workers pp. 537-553 Downloads
Evert Waeterloos and Blair Rutherford
"Role of Transnational Corporations in the Evolution of a High-Tech Industry: The Case of India's Software Industry"--A Comment pp. 555-560 Downloads
Suma Athreye
"Role of Transnational Corporations in the Evolution of a High-Tech Industry: The Case of India's Software Industry"--A Reply pp. 561-566 Downloads
Murali Patibandla and Bent Petersen

Volume 32, issue 2, 2004

Solutions When the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development pp. 191-212 Downloads
Lant Pritchett and Michael Woolcock
Administrative Reform as Credible Commitment: The Impact of Autonomy on Revenue Authority Performance in Latin America pp. 213-232 Downloads
Robert Taliercio
Who Talks with Whom? The Role of Repeated Interactions in Decentralized Forest Governance pp. 233-249 Downloads
Krister P. Andersson
Constraints on Collective Action in a Transitional Economy: The Case of Bulgaria's Irrigation Sector pp. 251-271 Downloads
Insa Theesfeld
Do Community-based Health Insurance Schemes Improve Poor People's Access to Health Care? Evidence From Rural Senegal pp. 273-288 Downloads
Johannes P. Jutting
The Demand for Medical Care in Urban China pp. 289-304 Downloads
Naci Mocan, Erdal Tekin and Jeffrey Zax
Industrial Clusters, Knowledge Integration and Performance pp. 305-326 Downloads
Piero Morosini
Introduction pp. 327-327 Downloads
Godfrey Baldacchino
Small Island Nations and Democratic Values pp. 329-341 Downloads
Henry Srebrnik
On the Convergence of Small Island Economies with Their Metropolitan Patrons pp. 343-364 Downloads
Ivo Bertram
The Implications of Increasing Globalization and Regionalism for the Economic Growth of Small Island States pp. 365-378 Downloads
Robert Read
Direct Democracy in Microstates and Small Island States pp. 379-390 Downloads
Dag Anckar

Volume 32, issue 1, 2004

The Effect of Health on Economic Growth: A Production Function Approach pp. 1-13 Downloads
David Bloom, David Canning and J.P. Sevilla
Rethinking the Brain Drain pp. 15-22 Downloads
Oded Stark
Urban Growth in Developing Countries: A Review of Current Trends and a Caution Regarding Existing Forecasts pp. 23-51 Downloads
Barney Cohen
Corruption in Public Service Delivery: Experience from South Asia's Water and Sanitation Sector pp. 53-71 Downloads
Jennifer Davis
A Policy Agenda for Pro-Poor Agricultural Growth pp. 73-89 Downloads
Andrew Dorward, Jonathan Kydd, Jamie Morrison and Ian Urey
Measuring the Impacts of Working-Age Adult Mortality on Small-Scale Farm Households in Kenya pp. 91-119 Downloads
Takashi Yamano and Thomas Jayne
Escaping Poverty and Becoming Poor: Who Gains, Who Loses, and Why? pp. 121-136 Downloads
Anirudh Krishna
Agricultural Expansion, Resource Booms and Growth in Latin America: Implications for Long-run Economic Development pp. 137-157 Downloads
Edward Barbier
Conceptualizing Interventions to Support On-Farm Genetic Resource Conservation pp. 159-172 Downloads
Mauricio Bellon
Deforestation and Carbon Emissions at Tropical Frontiers: A Case Study from the Peruvian Amazon pp. 173-190 Downloads
Naughton-Treves, Lisa
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