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Volume 21, issue 3, 2007

Macroeconomic Volatility and Welfare in Developing Countries: An Introduction pp. 343-357 Downloads
Norman Loayza, Romain Ranciere, Luis Servén and Jaume Ventura
The Structural Determinants of External Vulnerability pp. 359-387 Downloads
Norman Loayza and Claudio Raddatz
Do Some Forms of Financial Flows Help Protect Against "Sudden Stops"? pp. 389-411 Downloads
Paolo Mauro
Creditor Protection and Credit Response to Shocks pp. 413-438 Downloads
Arturo Galindo and Alejandro Micco
Crises, Volatility, and Growth pp. 439-460 Downloads
Enisse Kharroubi
Is Land Titling in Sub-Saharan Africa Cost-Effective? Evidence from Madagascar pp. 461-485 Downloads
Hanan Jacoby and Bart Minten
Land Tenure, Investment Incentives, and the Choice of Techniques: Evidence from Nicaragua pp. 487-508 Downloads
Oriana Bandiera
Earnings, Schooling, and Economic Reform: Econometric Evidence From Hungary (1986--2004) pp. 509-526 Downloads
Dean Jolliffe

Volume 21, issue 2, 2007

Migration, Remittances, and the Brain Drain: a Symposium in Memory of Riccardo Faini--an Introduction pp. 173-176 Downloads
Jaime de Melo
Remittances and the Brain Drain: Do More Skilled Migrants Remit More? pp. 177-191 Downloads
Riccardo Faini
Brain Drain in Developing Countries pp. 193-218 Downloads
Abdeslam Marfouk
Are Remittances Insurance? Evidence from Rainfall Shocks in the Philippines pp. 219-248 Downloads
HwaJung Choi
Measuring International Skilled Migration: A New Database Controlling for Age of Entry pp. 249-254 Downloads
Michel Beine, Frédéric Docquier and Hillel Rapoport
The Anarchy of Numbers: Aid, Development, and Cross-Country Empirics pp. 255-277 Downloads
David Roodman
Incremental Reform and Distortions in China's Product and Factor Markets pp. 279-299 Downloads
Kong-Yam Tan
Child Labor, School Attendance, and Intrahousehold Gender Bias in Brazil pp. 301-316 Downloads
André Souza
Tracking Poverty Over Time in the Absence of Comparable Consumption Data pp. 317-341 Downloads
David Stifel and Luc Christiaensen

Volume 21, issue 1, 2007

Growth and Risk: Methodology and Micro Evidence pp. 1-20
Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning and Bill Kinsey
Dollars, Debt, and International Financial Institutions: Dedollarizing Multilateral Lending pp. 21-47
Eduardo Levy Yeyati
Business Cycle Synchronization and Regional Integration: A Case Study for Central America pp. 49-72
Norbert Fiess
Protecting the Vulnerable: the Tradeoff between Risk Reduction and Public Insurance pp. 73-91
Shantayanan Devarajan and William Jack
The Incidence of Public Spending on Healthcare: Comparative Evidence from Asia pp. 93-123
Owen O'Donnell, Eddy Van Doorslaer, Ravi P. Rannan-Eliya, Aparnaa Somanathan, Shiva Raj Adhikari, Deni Harbianto, Charu C. Garg, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Mohammed N. Huq, Anup Karan, Gabriel M. Leung, Chiu Wan Ng, Badri Raj Pande, Keith Tin, Kanjana Tisayaticom, Laksono Trisnantoro, Yuhui Zhang and Yuxin Zhao
Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis? pp. 125-150
Menno Pradhan, Fadia Saadah and Robert Sparrow
A Short Note on Updating the Grilli and Yang Commodity Price Index pp. 151-163
Stephan Pfaffenzeller, Paul Newbold and Anthony Rayner
Trade, Production, and Protection Database, 1976--2004 pp. 165-171
Alessandro Nicita and Marcelo Olarreaga

Volume 20, issue 3, 2006

The Primacy of Institutions Reconsidered: Direct Income Effects of Malaria Prevalence pp. 309-339
Kai Carstensen and Erich Gundlach
When Is External Debt Sustainable? pp. 341-365
Aart Kraay and Vikram Nehru
Will African Agriculture Survive Climate Change? pp. 367-388
Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, Robert Mendelsohn, Rashid Hassan, James Benhin, Temesgen Deressa, Mbaye Diop, Helmy Mohamed Eid, K. Yerfi Fosu, Glwadys Gbetibouo, Suman Jain, Ali Mahamadou, Renneth Mano, Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Samia El-Marsafawy, Ernest Molua, Samiha Ouda, Mathieu Ouedraogo, Isidor Séne, David Maddison, S. Niggol Seo and Ariel Dinar
Microenterprise Dynamics in Developing Countries: How Similar are They to Those in the Industrialized World? Evidence from Mexico pp. 389-419
Pablo Fajnzylber, William Maloney and Gabriel Montes Rojas
The "Glass of Milk" Subsidy Program and Malnutrition in Peru pp. 421-448
David Stifel and Harold Alderman
How Endowments, Accumulations, and Choice Determine the Geography of Agricultural Productivity in Ecuador pp. 449-471
Donald Larson and Mauricio León

Volume 20, issue 2, 2006

The Doha Round and Preference Erosion: A Symposium pp. 165-168
Bernard Hoekman
Doha Merchandise Trade Reform: What Is at Stake for Developing Countries? pp. 169-195
Kym Anderson, Will Martin and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
Preference Erosion and Multilateral Trade Liberalization pp. 197-216
Joseph Francois, Bernard Hoekman and Miriam Manchin
Trade Preferences to Small Developing Countries and the Welfare Costs of Lost Multilateral Liberalization pp. 217-240
Nuno Limão and Marcelo Olarreaga
Price Effects of Preferential Market Access: Caribbean Basin Initiative and the Apparel Sector pp. 241-259
Çaglar Özden and Gunjan Sharma
Aid and the Supply Side: Public Investment, Export Performance, and Dutch Disease in Low-Income Countries pp. 261-290
Christopher S. Adam and David Bevan
Infrastructure, Externalities, and Economic Development: A Study of the Indian Manufacturing Industry pp. 291-308
Charles R. Hulten, Esra Bennathan and Sylaja Srinivasan

Volume 20, issue 1, 2006

Making Conditional Cash Transfer Programs More Efficient: Designing for Maximum Effect of the Conditionality pp. 1-29
Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet
Child Labor and School Achievement in Latin America pp. 31-54
Victoria Gunnarsson, Peter Orazem and Mario A. Sánchez
The Long-Run Economic Costs of aids: A Model with an Application to South Africa pp. 55-89
Clive Bell, Shantayanan Devarajan and Hans Gersbach
Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda pp. 91-113
Jean-Yves Duclos, David Sahn and Stephen Younger
The Impact of Regulatory Governance and Privatization on Electricity Industry Generation Capacity in Developing Economies pp. 115-141
John Cubbin and Jon Stern
An Empirical Analysis of State and Private-Sector Provision of Water Services in Africa pp. 143-163
Colin Kirkpatrick, David Parker and Yin-Fang Zhang

Volume 19, issue 3, 2005

Tracking pp. 335-344
Daniel Lederman and Luis Servén
Spatial Dimensions of Trade Liberalization and Economic Convergence: Mexico 1985--2002 pp. 345-378
Patricio Aroca, Mariano Bosch and William Maloney
Market Access and Welfare under Free Trade Agreements: Textiles under pp. 379-405
Olivier Cadot, Celine Carrere, Jaime de Melo and Alberto Portugal-Perez
The Effects of pp. 407-424
Bruce Blonigen
Has pp. 425-448
Raymond Robertson
Migration, Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico pp. 449-472
Patricio Aroca and William Maloney
Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico since the Approval of pp. 473-488
Alfredo Cuevas, Miguel Messmacher and Alejandro Werner

Volume 19, issue 2, 2005

The Varieties of Resource Experience: Natural Resource Export Structures and the Political Economy of Economic Growth pp. 141-174
Jonathan Isham, Michael Woolcock, Lant Pritchett and Gwen Busby
Attaching Workers through In-Kind Payments: Theory and Evidence from Russia pp. 175-202
Guido Friebel and Sergei Guriev
Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru pp. 203-223
Christina Paxson and Norbert Schady
Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Education in Developing Economies pp. 225-261
Justin van der Sluis, Mirjam Praag and Wim Vijverberg
Microfinance and Poverty: Evidence Using Panel Data from Bangladesh pp. 263-286
Shahidur Khandker
Participation in pp. 287-310
Chad Bown
Has Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation in Georgia Helped the Poor? pp. 311-333
Michael Lokshin and Ruslan Yemtsov

Volume 19, issue 1, 2005

Top Indian Incomes, 1922-2000 pp. 1-20
Abhijit Banerjee and Thomas Piketty
Can We Discern the Effect of Globalization on Income Distribution? Evidence from Household Surveys pp. 21-44
Branko Milanovic
Financing Pharmaceutical Innovation: How Much Should Poor Countries Contribute? pp. 45-67
William Jack and Jean Lanjouw
Prices and Unit Values in Poverty Measurement and Tax Reform Analysis pp. 69-97
John Gibson and Scott Rozelle
Has Distance Died? Evidence from a Panel Gravity Model pp. 99-120
Jean Brun, Celine Carrere, Patrick Guillaumont and Jaime de Melo
Measuring and Explaining the Impact of Productive Efficiency on Economic Development pp. 121-140
Ruwan Jayasuriya and Quentin Wodon
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