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1986 - 2020

Current editor(s): Shantayanan Devarajan

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Volume 12, issue 2, 1997

Globalization and Inequality, Past and Present pp. 117-35
Jeffrey Williamson
The Policymaking Uses of Multitopic Household Survey Data: A Primer pp. 137-60
Margaret E Grosh
Formal Water Markets: Why, When, and How to Introduce Tradable Water Rights pp. 161-79
Mateen Thobani
The Impact of T&V Extension in Africa: The Experience of Kenya and Burkina Faso pp. 183-201
Vishva Bindlish and Robert E Evenson
Public and Private Agricultural Extension: Partners or Rivals? pp. 203-24
Dina Umali-Deininger
Cofinanced Public Extension in Nicaragua pp. 225-47
Gabriel Keynan, Manuel Olin and Ariel Dinar
Reconsidering Agricultural Extension pp. 249-59
Robert Picciotto and Jock Anderson

Volume 12, issue 1, 1997

Producer Turnover and Productivity Growth in Developing Countries pp. 1-18 Downloads
Mark Roberts and James Tybout
Housing and Income Distribution in Russia: Zhivago's Legacy pp. 19-32 Downloads
Robert Buckley and Eugene Gurenko
Beyond Rate of Return: Reorienting Project Appraisal pp. 35-46 Downloads
Shantayanan Devarajan, Lyn Squire and Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput
Economic Analysis for Health Projects pp. 47-71 Downloads
Jeffrey Hammer
New Frontiers in Project Evaluation? A Comment on Devarajan, Squire, and Suthiwart-Narueput pp. 73-79 Downloads
Arnold Harberger
Education Vouchers in Principle and Practice: A Survey pp. 83-103 Downloads
Edwin G West
Is Privatization through Education Vouchers Really the Answer? A Comment pp. 105-16 Downloads
Martin Carnoy

Volume 11, issue 2, 1996

Some Lessons from the East Asian Miracle pp. 151-77
Joseph Stiglitz
In Search of Owners: Privatization and Corporate Governance in Transition Economies pp. 179-97
Cheryl W Gray
How Well Can Method Substitute for Data? Five Experiments in Poverty Analysis pp. 199-221
Martin Ravallion
Deforestation and Forest Land Use: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications pp. 223-48
William F Hyde, Gregory S Amacher and William Magrath
Financial Markets, Public Policy, and the East Asian Miracle pp. 249-76
Joseph Stiglitz and Marilou Uy
Credit Policies: Lessons from Japan and Korea pp. 277-98
Dimitri Vittas and Yoon Je Cho

Volume 11, issue 1, 1996

Household Responses to Public Health Services: Cost and Quality Tradeoffs pp. 3-22
Harold Alderman and Victor Lavy
The Impact of Health and Nutrition on Education pp. 23-37
Jere Behrman
Macroeconomic Adjustment and Poverty in Africa: An Emerging Picture pp. 39-59
Lionel Demery and Lyn Squire
Macroeconomic Adjustment to Capital Inflows: Lessons from Recent Latin American and East Asian Experience pp. 61-85
Vittorio Corbo and Leonardo Hernandez
Saving and Investment: Paradigms, Puzzles, Policies pp. 87-117
Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel, Luis Servén and Andres Solimano
Valuing and Accounting for Loan Guarantees pp. 119-42
Ashoka Mody and Dilip K Patro
"The Dangers of Decentralization" According to Prud'homme: Some Further Aspects pp. 143-50
David O Sewell

Volume 10, issue 2, 1995

The Economics of Municipal Solid Waste pp. 113-50
David N Beede and David Bloom
The Costs and Benefits of Agroforestry to Farmers pp. 151-80
Dean Current, Ernst Lutz and Sara J Scherr
Emerging Equity Markets: Growth, Benefits, and Policy Concerns pp. 181-200
Robert A Feldman and Manmohan S Kumar
The Dangers of Decentralization pp. 201-20
Remy Prud'homme
The Dangers of Decentralization: Comment pp. 221-26
McLure, Charles E,
Interpreting Recent Research on Schooling in Developing Countries pp. 227-46
Eric Hanushek
Research on Schooling: What We Know and What We Don't: A Comment pp. 247-54
Michael Kremer

Volume 10, issue 1, 1995

Unitary versus Collective Models of the Household: Is It Time to Shift the Burden of Proof? pp. 1-19
Alderman, Harold, et al
Parallel Exchange Rates in Developing Countries pp. 21-52
Miguel Kiguel and Stephen O'Connell
Incentives and the Resolution of Bank Distress pp. 53-73
Thomas Glaessner and Ignacio Mas
Financing Infrastructure in Developing Countries: Lessons from the Railway Age pp. 75-91
Barry Eichengreen
The Economics of Natural Resource Extraction: A Primer for Development Economists pp. 93-111
Stephen Salant

Volume 9, issue 2, 1994

Evaluating Social Policies: Principles and U.S. Experience pp. 159-80
Jean Baldwin Grossman
Using Randomized Control Designs in Evaluating Social Sector Programs in Developing Countries pp. 181-201
John Newman, Laura Rawlings and Paul Gertler
AIDS and African Development pp. 203-40
Martha Ainsworth and A. Over
Privatization: Lessons from Market Economies pp. 241-72
Sunita Kikeri, John Nellis and Mary Shirley
The Costs and Benefits of Soil Conservation: The Farmers' Viewpoint pp. 273-95
Ernst Lutz, Stefano Pagiola and Carlos Reiche

Volume 9, issue 1, 1994

Reforming Finance in Transitional Socialist Economies pp. 1-24
Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
How Do Market Failures Justify Interventions in Rural Credit Markets? pp. 27-47
Timothy Besley
What Makes Rural Finance Institutions Successful? pp. 49-70
Jacob Yaron
Animal Health Services: Finding the Balance between Public and Private Delivery pp. 71-96
Dina L Umali, Gershon Feder and Cornelis de Haan
The Roles of the Private and Public Sectors in Enhancing the Performance of Seed Systems pp. 97-117
Steven Jaffee and Jitendra Srivastava
The Impact of EC-92 on Trade in Developing Countries pp. 121-46
Andrew Hughes Hallett
Is European Integration Bad News for Developing Countries? pp. 147-55
Gerhard Pohl and Piritta Sorsa
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