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Volume 37, issue 3, 2023

Minimum Wages around Birth and Child Health pp. 351-365 Downloads
Muhammad Farhan Majid and Jere R Behrman
The Economic Impact of Deepening Trade Agreements pp. 366-388 Downloads
Lionel Fontagné, Nadia Rocha, Michele Ruta and Gianluca Santoni
The Effects of Community Health Worker Visits and Primary Care Subsidies on Health Behavior and Health Outcomes for Children in Urban Mali pp. 389-408 Downloads
Mark Dean and Anja Sautmann
Hard and Soft Skills in Vocational Training: Experimental Evidence from Colombia pp. 409-436 Downloads
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Adriana Kugler and Mikko Silliman
Taking Cover: Human Capital Accumulation in the Presence of Shocks and Health Insurance pp. 437-459 Downloads
Paulino Font-Gilabert
Domestically “Flying Geese”: Regional Manufacturing Investment Flows within China pp. 460-478 Downloads
Jialiang Zhang and Xiaobo Zhang
Technology and the Task Content of Jobs across the Development Spectrum pp. 479-493 Downloads
Julieta Caunedo, Elisa Keller and Yongseok Shin
Reducing Delay in Payments in Welfare Programs: Experimental Evidence from an Information Dissemination Intervention pp. 494-517 Downloads
Upasak Das, Amartya Paul and Mohit Sharma

Volume 37, issue 2, 2023

The Learning Crisis of Developing Country Elites: Lessons from PISA-D pp. 177-204 Downloads
Lant Pritchett and Martina Viarengo
Do Women Contribute More Effort than Men to a Real Public Good? pp. 205-220 Downloads
Ingela Alger, Laura Juarez, Miriam Juarez and Josepa Miquel-Florensa
Cash Transfers, Trust, and Inter-household Transfers: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania pp. 221-234 Downloads
David K Evans and Katrina Kosec
Mobile Broadband, Poverty, and Labor Outcomes in Tanzania pp. 235-256 Downloads
Kalvin Bahia, Pau Castells, Genaro Cruz, Takaaki Masaki, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán and Viviane Sanfelice
The Labor-Supply Consequences of Having a Child in China pp. 257-282 Downloads
Shing-Yi Wang
Time for Clean Energy? Cleaner Fuels and Women’s Time in Home Production pp. 283-304 Downloads
Farzana Afridi, Sisir Debnath, Taryn Dinkelman and Komal Sareen
Trade Shocks, Population Growth, and Migration pp. 305-330 Downloads
Sofía Fernández Guerrico
The Double Dividend of a Joint Tariff and VAT Reform: Evidence from Iran pp. 331-349 Downloads
Kowsar Yousefi and Mohammad Vesal

Volume 36, issue 4, 2022

Income and Wealth Inequality in Hong Kong, 1981–2020: The Rise of Pluto-Communism? (Top Wealth Shares in the UK over More than a Century) pp. 803-834 Downloads
Thomas Piketty and Li Yang
Nowcasting Global Poverty (Why Is Growth in Developing Countries So Hard to Measure?) pp. 835-856 Downloads
Daniel Gerszon Mahler, R Andrés Castañeda Aguilar and David Newhouse
Keep It Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing among Strangers (Changing Saving and Investment Behavior: The Impact of Financial Literacy Training and Reminders on Micro-Businesses) pp. 857-888 Downloads
Catia Batista, Marcel Fafchamps and Pedro Vicente
Telescoping Error in Recalled Food Consumption: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Ethiopia (Video-Based Behavioral Change Communication to Change Consumption Patterns: Experimental Evidence from Urban Ethiopia) pp. 889-908 Downloads
Gashaw T Abate, Alan de Brauw, John Gibson, Kalle Hirvonen and Abdulazize Wolle
Direct Shock Experience vs. Tangential Shock Exposure: Indirect Effects of Flood Shocks on Well-Being and Preferences (Well-Being Effects of Extreme Weather Events in the US) pp. 909-933 Downloads
Wiebke Stein and Reinhard Weisser
The Lasting Labor-Market Effects of Cash Transfers: Evidence from South Africa’s Child Support Grant (Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City) pp. 934-954 Downloads
Alessandro Tondini
Fertility Following Natural Disasters and Epidemics in Africa (Climate Change, Natural Disasters, and Migration: A Survey of the Empirical Evidence) pp. 955-971 Downloads
Johannes Norling
The Timing of Elections and Neonatal Mortality: Evidence from India (Fiscal Transparency, Elections and Public Employment: Evidence from the OECD) pp. 972-998 Downloads
Shampa Bhattacharjee
Roads and Jobs in Ethiopia (When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?”) pp. 999-1020 Downloads
Matteo Fiorini and Marco Sanfilippo

Volume 36, issue 3, 2022

Investment Treaties, Local Institutions and Policies in the Global Land Rush pp. 559-582 Downloads
Sebastian Anti
The Role of Income Inequality for Poverty Reduction pp. 583-604 Downloads
Katy Bergstrom
Unambiguous Trends Combining Absolute and Relative Income Poverty: New Results and Global Application pp. 605-628 Downloads
Benoît Decerf and Mery Ferrando
What Do Local Government Education Managers Do to Boost Learning Outcomes? pp. 629-645 Downloads
Jacobus Cilliers, Eric Dunford and James Habyarimana
Structural Reforms and Labor Productivity Growth in Developing Countries: Intra or Inter-Reallocation Channel? pp. 646-669 Downloads
Maty Konte, Wilfried A Kouamé and Emmanuel B Mensah
Jobs and Productivity Growth in Global Value Chains: New Evidence for Twenty-five Low- and Middle-Income Countries pp. 670-686 Downloads
Stefan Pahl, Marcel P Timmer, Reitze Gouma and Pieter J Woltjer
Technology, Skills, and Globalization: Explaining International Differences in Routine and Nonroutine Work Using Survey Data pp. 687-708 Downloads
Piotr Lewandowski, Albert Park, Wojciech Hardy, Yang Du and Saier Wu
Child Labor under Cash and In-Kind Transfers pp. 709-733 Downloads
Federico Tagliati
Mobile Money and Economic Activity: Evidence from Kenya★ pp. 734-756 Downloads
Raissa Fabregas and Tite Yokossi
Food Inflation and Child Health pp. 757-773 Downloads
Andinet Woldemichael, Daniel Kidane and Abebe Abebe
Do Smaller Local Governments Bring Citizens More? Evidence from Direct Elections in Indonesia pp. 774-799 Downloads
Deepak Singhania
Corrigendum to: Structural Reforms and Labor Productivity Growth in Developing Countries: Intra or Inter-Reallocation Channel? pp. 800-800 Downloads
Maty Konte, Wilfried A Kouamé and Emmanuel B Mensah
Erratum to: Technology, Skills, and Globalization: Explaining International Differences in Routine and Nonroutine Work Using Survey Data pp. 801-801 Downloads
Piotr Lewandowski, Albert Park, Wojciech Hardy, Yang Du and Saier Wu

Volume 36, issue 2, 2022

The Intergenerational Effects of Economic Sanctions pp. 269-304 Downloads
Safoura Moeeni
The Pass-Through of International Commodity Price Shocks to Producers’ Welfare: Evidence from Ethiopian Coffee Farmers pp. 305-328 Downloads
Hundanol A Kebede
Determinants of Global Value Chain Participation: Cross-Country Evidence pp. 329-360 Downloads
Ana Margarida Fernandes, Hiau Looi Kee and Deborah Winkler
The Macroeconomy After Tariffs pp. 361-381 Downloads
Davide Furceri, Swarnali Hannan, Jonathan Ostry and Andrew Rose
Poverty from Space: Using High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Estimating Economic Well-being pp. 382-412 Downloads
Ryan Engstrom, Jonathan Hersh and David Newhouse
Consumption Subaggregates Should Not Be Used to Measure Poverty pp. 413-432 Downloads
Luc Christiaensen, Ethan Ligon and Thomas Pave Sohnesen
How Important Is Temptation Spending? Maybe Less than We Thought pp. 433-454 Downloads
Lasse Brune, Jason Kerwin and Qingxiao Li
Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela pp. 455-487 Downloads
Brian Knight and Ana Tribin
Land Rezoning and Structural Transformation in Rural India: Evidence from the Industrial Areas Program pp. 488-513 Downloads
David Blakeslee, Ritam Chaurey, Ram Fishman and Samreen Malik
A Tale of Two Programs: Assessing Treatment and Control in NREGA Studies pp. 514-532 Downloads
Girish Bahal
Urban Agglomeration and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Asia pp. 533-558 Downloads
Liming Chen, Rana Hasan and Yi Jiang

Volume 36, issue 1, 2022

Local Water Quality, Diarrheal Disease, and the Unintended Consequences of Soda Taxes pp. 1-18 Downloads
Emilio Gutierrez and Adrian Rubli
Wealth Inequality in South Africa, 1993–2017 pp. 19-36 Downloads
Aroop Chatterjee, Léo Czajka and Amory Gethin
Labor Market Experience and Falling Earnings Inequality in Brazil: 1995–2012 pp. 37-67 Downloads
Francisco Ferreira, Sergio Firpo and Julian Messina
Knowledge and Adoption of Complex Agricultural Technologies: Evidence from an Extension Experiment pp. 68-90 Downloads
Denise Hörner, Adrien Bouguen, Markus Frölich and Meike Wollni
The Demand for Advice: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa pp. 91-113 Downloads
Dominik Naeher and Matthias Schündeln
The Spillover Impact of Index Insurance on Agricultural Investment by Cotton Farmers in Burkina Faso pp. 114-140 Downloads
Quentin Stoeffler, Michael Carter, Catherine Guirkinger and Wouter Gelade
Unfolding Trade Effect in Two Margins of Informality. The Peruvian Case pp. 141-170 Downloads
Camila Cisneros-Acevedo
Oil Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 171-197 Downloads
Arinze Nwokolo
Does Local Female Political Representation Empower Women to Run for Higher Office? Evidence from State and National Legislatures in India pp. 198-218 Downloads
Ryan Brown, Hani Mansour and Stephen D O’Connell
Decomposing Learning Inequalities in East Africa: How Much Does Sorting Matter? pp. 219-243 Downloads
Paul Anand, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Sam Jones
What We Learn about Girls’ Education from Interventions That Do Not Focus on Girls pp. 244-267 Downloads
David K Evans and Fei Yuan
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