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World Development

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Volume 92, issue C, 2017

The Tragedy of the Grabbed Commons: Coercion and Dispossession in the Global Land Rush pp. 1-12 Downloads
Dell’Angelo, Jampel, D’Odorico, Paolo, Maria Cristina Rulli and Philippe Marchand
Why Have Improved Cook-Stove Initiatives in India Failed? pp. 13-27 Downloads
Meena Khandelwal, Matthew E. Hill, Paul Greenough, Jerry Anthony, Misha Quill, Marc Linderman and H.S. Udaykumar
Citizens’ Preferences and the Portfolio of Public Goods: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 28-39 Downloads
Jonas B. Bunte and Alisha A. Kim
Temporary Jobs, Institutions, and Wage Inequality within Education Groups in Central-Eastern Europe pp. 40-59 Downloads
Cristiano Perugini and Fabrizio Pompei
What Constrains Financial Inclusion for Women? Evidence from Indian Micro data pp. 60-81 Downloads
Saibal Ghosh and D. Vinod
What has Driven Deforestation in Developing Countries Since the 2000s? Evidence from New Remote-Sensing Data pp. 82-102 Downloads
Antoine Leblois, Olivier Damette and Julien Wolfersberger
Learning from Success: How Rwanda Achieved the Millennium Development Goals for Health pp. 103-116 Downloads
Pamela Abbott, Roger Sapsford and Agnes Binagwaho
Farm Decision Making and Gender: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Ecuador pp. 117-129 Downloads
Jeffrey Alwang, Catherine Larochelle and Victor Barrera
Can Rights of Nature Make Development More Sustainable? Why Some Ecuadorian lawsuits Succeed and Others Fail pp. 130-142 Downloads
Craig M. Kauffman and Pamela L. Martin
Missing(ness) in Action: Selectivity Bias in GPS-Based Land Area Measurements pp. 143-157 Downloads
Talip Kilic, Alberto Zezza, Calogero Carletto and Sara Savastano
Coffee Certification and Forest Quality: Evidence from a Wild Coffee Forest in Ethiopia pp. 158-166 Downloads
Ryo Takahashi and Yasuyuki Todo
The Legal Environment and Incentives for Change in Property Rights Institutions pp. 167-176 Downloads
Natasha Hamilton-Hart
How Does Gender Affect Sustainable Intensification of Cereal Production in the West African Sahel? Evidence from Burkina Faso pp. 177-191 Downloads
Véronique Thériault, Melinda Smale and Hamza Haider
The Role of Microfinance in Household Livelihood Adaptation in Satkhira District, Southwest Bangladesh pp. 192-202 Downloads
Adrian Fenton, Jouni Paavola and Anne Tallontire
Local Politics of Forest Governance: Why NGO Support Can Reduce Local Government Responsiveness pp. 203-214 Downloads
Nathan J. Cook, Glenn D. Wright and Krister P. Andersson
The World Bank Improving Environmental and Natural Resource Policies: Power, Deregulation, and Privatization in (Post-Soviet) Armenia pp. 215-224 Downloads
Sarah L. Burns, Max Krott, Hovik Sayadyan and Lukas Giessen
Water Governance—An Historical Perspective on Current Debates pp. 225-241 Downloads
P. Woodhouse and M. Muller
The Rush for Land in an Urbanizing World: From Land Grabbing Toward Developing Safe, Resilient, and Sustainable Cities and Landscapes pp. 242-252 Downloads
Annelies Zoomers, Femke van Noorloos, Kei Otsuki, Griet Steel and Guus van Westen

Volume 91, issue C, 2017

The Impact of Growth in Small Commercial Farm Productivity on Rural Poverty Reduction pp. 1-10 Downloads
John W. Mellor and Sohail J. Malik
How Large Are Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies? pp. 11-27 Downloads
David Coady, Ian Parry, Louis Sears and Baoping Shang
Community-Driven Development and Social Capital: Evidence from Morocco pp. 28-52 Downloads
Tu Chi Nguyen and Matthias Rieger
Who Governs Socially-Oriented Voluntary Sustainability Standards? Not the Producers of Certified Products pp. 53-69 Downloads
Elizabeth A. Bennett
The Importance of Interplay Between Leadership and Social Capital in Shaping Outcomes of Rights-Based Fisheries Governance pp. 70-83 Downloads
Beatrice Crona, Stefan Gelcich and Örjan Bodin
Spice Price Spikes: Simulating Impacts of Saffron Price Volatility in a Gendered Local Economy-Wide Model pp. 84-99 Downloads
Mateusz Filipski, Abdellah Aboudrare, Travis Lybbert and J. Edward Taylor
Reclaiming the Authority to Plan: How the Legacy of Structural Adjustment Affected Bolivia’s Effort to Recentralize Nutrition Planning pp. 100-112 Downloads
Lesli Hoey
Implications of Non-Farm Work to Vulnerability to Food Poverty-Recent Evidence From Northern Ghana pp. 113-124 Downloads
Yacob A. Zereyesus, Weldensie T. Embaye, Francis Tsiboe and Vincent Amanor-Boadu
Evaluating the Performance of Alternative Municipal Water Tariff Designs: Quantifying the Tradeoffs between Equity, Economic Efficiency, and Cost Recovery pp. 125-143 Downloads
Celine Nauges and Dale Whittington
The Consequences of Child Market Work on the Growth of Human Capital pp. 144-155 Downloads
Armand Sim, Daniel Suryadarma and Asep Suryahadi
Rainfall Shocks and the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Indian Agriculture pp. 156-172 Downloads
Kanika Mahajan
Intergenerational Education Effects of Early Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 173-192 Downloads
Marcos Delprato, Kwame Akyeampong and Máiréad Dunne
Food Riots and Protest: Agrarian Modernizations and Structural Crises pp. 193-207 Downloads
Ray Bush and Giuliano Martiniello

Volume 90, issue C, 2017

Reforming Performance-Based Aid Allocation Practice pp. 1-5 Downloads
Mark McGillivray and Thi Kim Cuong Pham
Does Aid Availability Affect Effectiveness in Reducing Poverty? A Review Article pp. 6-16 Downloads
François Bourguignon and Jean-Philippe Platteau
Performance Assessment, Vulnerability, Human Capital, and the Allocation of Aid Among Developing Countries pp. 17-26 Downloads
Patrick Guillaumont, Mark McGillivray and Laurent Wagner
How to Take into Account Vulnerability in Aid Allocation Criteria and Lack of Human Capital as Well: Improving the Performance Based Allocation pp. 27-40 Downloads
Patrick Guillaumont, Sylviane Guillaumont Jeanneney and Laurent Wagner
Women, Weather, and Woes: The Triangular Dynamics of Female-Headed Households, Economic Vulnerability, and Climate Variability in South Africa pp. 41-62 Downloads
Martin Flatø, Raya Muttarak and André Pelser
Positioning Missionaries in Development Studies, Policy, and Practice pp. 63-76 Downloads
Jonathan D. Smith
Can Agricultural Traders be Trusted? Evidence from Coffee in Ethiopia pp. 77-88 Downloads
Bart Minten, Thomas Assefa and Kalle Hirvonen
Taxing the unobservable: The impact of the shadow economy on inflation and taxation pp. 89-103 Downloads
Ummad Mazhar and Pierre-Guillaume Méon
The Impact of Foreign Aid Allocation on Access to Social Services in sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Water and Sanitation pp. 104-114 Downloads
Léonce Ndikumana and Lynda Pickbourn
How Does Corruption Affect Public Debt? An Empirical Analysis pp. 115-127 Downloads
Arusha Cooray, Ratbek Dzhumashev and Friedrich Schneider
How the New International Goal for Child Mortality is Unfair to Sub-Saharan Africa (Again) pp. 128-146 Downloads
Simon Lange and Stephan Klasen
Looking at Pro-Poor Growth from an Agricultural Perspective pp. 147-168 Downloads
Stephan Klasen and Malte Reimers
Husband and Wife Perspectives on Farm Household Decision-making Authority and Evidence on Intra-household Accord in Rural Tanzania pp. 169-183 Downloads
C. Leigh Anderson, Travis W. Reynolds and Mary Kay Gugerty
Water, Law, and Development in Chile/California Cooperation, 1960–70s pp. 184-198 Downloads
Carl Bauer and Luis Catalán
Imagined Statehood: Wartime Rebel Governance and Post-war Subnational Identity in Sri Lanka pp. 199-212 Downloads
Yuichi Kubota
Unpacking the Effect of Decentralized Governance on Routine Violence: Lessons from Indonesia pp. 213-228 Downloads
Jan H. Pierskalla and Audrey Sacks
Market Access, Well-being, and Nutrition: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 229-241 Downloads
David Stifel and Bart Minten
Did FDI Really Cause Chinese Economic Growth? A Meta-Analysis pp. 242-255 Downloads
Philip Gunby, Yinghua Jin and W. Reed
Colonial Revenue Extraction and Modern Day Government Quality in the British Empire pp. 269-280 Downloads
Rasmus Broms
New Estimates on Educational Attainment Using a Continuous Approach (1970–2010) pp. 281-293 Downloads
Vanesa Jordá and Jose M. Alonso
Large-Scale Agricultural Investments and Smallholder Welfare: A Comparison of Wage Labor and Outgrower Channels in Tanzania pp. 294-310 Downloads
Raoul T. Herrmann
Female-Headed Households and Living Conditions in Latin America pp. 311-328 Downloads
Chia Liu, Albert Esteve and Rocío Treviño
Explaining Aid Project and Program Success: Findings from Asian Development Bank Interventions pp. 329-343 Downloads
Simon Feeny and Vu Vuong
The Unintended Long-Term Consequences of Mao’s Mass Send-Down Movement: Marriage, Social Network, and Happiness pp. 344-359 Downloads
Shun Wang and Weina Zhou
Estimating the Causal Effect of Fertility on Women’s Employment in Africa Using Twins pp. 360-368 Downloads
Eelke de Jong, Jeroen Smits and Abiba Longwe
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