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Volume 34, issue Supplement_1, 2020

The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and Opportunities to Expand Access to and Use of Financial Services* pp. S2-S8 Downloads
Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, Saniya Ansar and Jake Hess
Purchase Patterns, Socioeconomic Status, and Political Inclination pp. S9-S13 Downloads
Xiaowen Dong, Eaman Jahani, Alfredo J Morales, Burçin Bozkaya, Bruno Lepri and Alex 'Sandy' Pentland
The Impact of Information Sharing on the Use of Collateral versus Guarantees pp. S14-S19 Downloads
Ralph De Haas and Matteo Millone
Linguistic Fractionalization and Health Information in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. S20-S25 Downloads
Joseph Gomes
Predicting Dynamic Patterns of Short-Term Movement pp. S26-S34 Downloads
Sveta Milusheva
Representativity and Networked Interference in Data-Rich Field Experiments: A Large-Scale RCT in Rural Mexico pp. S35-S39 Downloads
Alejandro Noriega and Alex Pentland
Measuring Regional Ethnolinguistic Diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa: Surveys vs. GIS pp. S40-S45 Downloads
Boris Gershman and Diego Rivera
Geography, Climate, and Genes in Development Studies pp. S46-S51 Downloads
Robert Klitgaard, Johannes Fedderke and Valerio Napolioni
Public Investment Choices by Local and Central Governments pp. S52-S57 Downloads
Katrina Kosec and Tewodaj Mogues
Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: New Evidence from Tanzania pp. S58-S62 Downloads
Xinshen Diao, Josaphat Kweka, Margaret McMillan and Zara Qureshi
Is There a Cost-Effective Means of Training Microenterprises? pp. S63-S67 Downloads
Wyatt Brooks, Kevin Donovan and Terence R Johnson
Medium-Run Impacts of Management Training in Garment Clusters pp. S68-S71 Downloads
Yuki Higuchi, Edwin Mhede, Vu Nam and Tetsushi Sonobe
Is Informal Redistribution Costly? Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment in Senegal pp. S72-S78 Downloads
Marie Boltz, Karine Marazyan and Paola Villar
Comparing Costs of Living across World Cities pp. S79-S88 Downloads
Shohei Nakamura, Rawaa Harati, Somik V Lall, Yuri M Dikhanov, Nada Hamadeh, William Vigil Oliver, Marko Olavi Rissanen and Mizuki Yamanaka
The ABCDE of Big Data: Assessing Biases in Call-Detail Records for Development Estimates pp. S89-S97 Downloads
Gabriel Pestre, Emmanuel Letouzé and Emilio Zagheni

Volume 34, issue 3

Conceptual Aspects of Global Value Chains pp. 551-574 Downloads
Pol Antràs
Mine, Yours or Ours? The Efficiency of Household Investment Decisions: An Experimental Approach pp. 575-596 Downloads
Anandi Mani
Cash Transfers and Management Advice for Agriculture: Evidence from Senegal pp. 597-617 Downloads
Kate Ambler, Alan de Brauw and Susan Godlonton
Behavior Revealed in Mobile Phone Usage Predicts Credit Repayment pp. 618-634 Downloads
Daniel Björkegren and Darrell Grissen
Can Medium-Resolution Satellite Imagery Measure Economic Activity at Small Geographies? Evidence from Landsat in Vietnam pp. 635-653 Downloads
Ran Goldblatt, Kilian Heilmann and Yonatan Vaizman
Be Wary of Those Who Ask: A Randomized Experiment on the Size and Determinants of the Enumerator Effect pp. 654-669 Downloads
Michele Di Maio and Nathan Fiala
Cash Transfers, Microentrepreneurial Activity, and Child Work: Evidence from Malawi and Zambia pp. 670-697 Downloads
Jacobus de Hoop, Valeria Groppo and Sudhanshu Handa
Multigenerational Effects of Education Reform: Mother’s Education and Children’s Human Capital in Nepal pp. 698-729 Downloads
Vinish Shrestha and Rashesh Shrestha
Free Primary Education, Timing of Fertility, and Total Fertility pp. 730-748 Downloads
Tihtina Zenebe Gebre
Exploring Recipient Preferences and Allocation Mechanisms in the Distribution of Development Aid pp. 749-766 Downloads
Jeremy Shapiro
Narrow Incumbent Victories and Post-Election Conflict: Evidence from the Philippines pp. 767-789 Downloads
Benjamin Crost, Joseph H Felter, Hani Mansour and Daniel I Rees
Are Less Developed Countries More Exposed to Multinational Tax Avoidance? Method and Evidence from Micro-Data pp. 790-809 Downloads
Niels Johannesen, Thomas Tørsløv and Ludvig Wier
Do Weak Institutions Prolong Crises? On the Identification, Characteristics, and Duration of Declines during Economic Slumps pp. 810-832 Downloads
Richard Bluhm, Denis de Crombrugghe and Adam Szirmai

Volume 34, issue 2, 2020

Gender, Informal Employment and Trade Liberalization in Mexico pp. 259-283 Downloads
Sarra Ben Yahmed and Pamela Bombarda
Persistent Misallocation and the Returns to Education in Mexico pp. 284-311 Downloads
Santiago Levy and Luis F López-Calva
Education Spillovers in Farm Productivity: Revisiting the Evidence pp. 312-331 Downloads
Véronique Gille
Exploring the Heterogeneous Effects of Export Promotion pp. 332-350 Downloads
Marcelo Olarreaga, Stefan Sperlich and Virginie Trachsel
Informed Trading in Business Groups pp. 351-370 Downloads
Alvaro Pedraza
Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers’ Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia pp. 371-392 Downloads
Alberto Chong, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Dean Karlan and Martín Valdivia
Training to Teach Science: Experimental Evidence from Argentina pp. 393-417 Downloads
Facundo Albornoz, María Victoria Anauati, Melina Furman, Mariana Luzuriaga, María Eugenia Podestá and Inés Taylor
Call Me Maybe: Experimental Evidence on Frequency and Medium Effects in Microenterprise Surveys pp. 418-443 Downloads
Robert Garlick, Kate Orkin and Simon Quinn
Saving Water with a Nudge (or Two): Evidence from Costa Rica on the Effectiveness and Limits of Low-Cost Behavioral Interventions on Water Use pp. 444-463 Downloads
Juan Jose Miranda, Saugato Datta and Laura Zoratto
The Effect of Compulsory Schooling Expansion on Mothers’ Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence in Turkey pp. 464-484 Downloads
Selim Gulesci, Erik Meyersson and Sofia Trommlerová
Is Predicted Data a Viable Alternative to Real Data? pp. 485-508 Downloads
Tomoki Fujii and Roy van der Weide
Migration and Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa pp. 509-532 Downloads
Jan David Bakker, Christopher Parsons and Ferdinand Rauch
How Mass Immigration Affects Countries with Weak Economic Institutions: A Natural Experiment in Jordan pp. 533-549 Downloads
Alex Nowrasteh, Andrew C Forrester and Cole Blondin

Volume 34, issue 1, 2020

Get Rich or Die Tryin’: Perceived Earnings, Perceived Mortality Rates, and Migration Decisions of Potential Work Migrants from Nepal pp. 1-27 Downloads
Maheshwor Shrestha
The Origins and Dynamics of Export Superstars pp. 28-47 Downloads
Caroline Freund and Martha Denisse Pierola
Do Poor Countries Really Need More IT? pp. 48-62 Downloads
Maya Eden and Paul Gaggl
Urbanization and Child Nutritional Outcomes pp. 63-74 Downloads
Mulubrhan Amare, Channing Arndt, Kibrom Abay and Todd Benson
Taxing the Good? Distortions, Misallocation, and Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 75-100 Downloads
Xavier Cirera, Roberto Fattal-Jaef and Hibret Maemir
Does E-Government Improve Government Capacity? Evidence from Tax Compliance Costs, Tax Revenue, and Public Procurement Competitiveness pp. 101-120 Downloads
Anna Kochanova, Zahid Hasnain and Bradley Larson
The Global Trade Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural? pp. 121-142 Downloads
Cristina Constantinescu, Aaditya Mattoo and Michele Ruta
The Geography of NGO Activism against Multinational Corporations pp. 143-163 Downloads
Sophie Hatte and Pamina Koenig
The Spillovers of Employment Guarantee Programs on Child Labor and Education pp. 164-178 Downloads
Tianshu Li and Sheetal Sekhri
Early Rainfall Shocks and Later-Life Outcomes: Evidence from Colombia pp. 179-209 Downloads
Bladimir Carrillo
The Impact of Positive Agricultural Income Shocks on Rural Chinese Households pp. 210-231 Downloads
Jessica Leight
Development and the Labor Share pp. 232-257 Downloads
Paul Maarek and Elsa Orgiazzi
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