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Volume 69, issue 4, 2021

The Demand for Health Insurance in a Poor Economy: Evidence from Burkina Faso pp. 1273 - 1300 Downloads
Michael Hillebrecht, Stefan Klonner, Rainer Sauerborn, Alie Sié and Aurélia Souares
Social Insurance in an Aging Population: Impacts of a Government Transfer Program in South Korea pp. 1301 - 1322 Downloads
Kanghyock Koh and Hyunjoo Yang
Leveraging the Lottery for Financial Inclusion: Lotto-Linked Savings Accounts in Haiti pp. 1323 - 1349 Downloads
Felipe Dizon and Travis Lybbert
Incomplete Information and Product Quality in Rural Markets: Evidence from an Experimental Auction for Maize in Senegal pp. 1351 - 1377 Downloads
Stacy Prieto, Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Jonathan Bauchet and Moussa Sall
Benefits and Unintended Consequences of Gender Segregation in Public Transportation: Evidence from Mexico City’s Subway System pp. 1379 - 1410 Downloads
Arturo Aguilar Esteva, Emilio Gutiérrez and Paula Soto Villagrán
Negative Investment in China: Financing Constraints and Restructuring versus Growth pp. 1411 - 1449 Downloads
Sai Ding, Alessandra Guariglia, John Knight and Junhong Yang
Does Education Affect Time Preference? Evidence from Indonesia pp. 1451 - 1499 Downloads
Dawoon Jung, Tushar Bharati and Seungwoo Chin
Labor Market Shocks and Youths’ Time Allocation in Egypt: Where Does Women’s Empowerment Come In? pp. 1501 - 1540 Downloads
Marion Dovis, Patricia Augier and Clémentine Sadania

Volume 69, issue 3, 2021

Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa: What Do the Data Show? pp. 903 - 950 Downloads
Sambit Bhattacharyya and Nemera Mamo
Nutrition, Religion, and Widowhood in Nigeria pp. 951 - 1001 Downloads
Annamaria Milazzo and Dominique van de Walle
Employee Referral, Social Proximity, and Worker Discipline: Theory and Suggestive Evidence from India pp. 1003 - 1030 Downloads
Amrita Dhillon, Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik
Do Banks and Microfinance Institutions Compete? Microevidence from Madagascar pp. 1031 - 1070 Downloads
Pierrick Baraton and Florian Leon
Entrepreneurship during an Economic Crisis: Evidence from Rural Thailand pp. 1071 - 1113 Downloads
Tenzin Yindok
Financial Incentives, Efforts, and Performances in the Health Sector: Experimental Evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo pp. 1115 - 1164 Downloads
Elise Huillery and Juliette Seban
Old-Age Pensions in a Lower Middle-Income Country: Economic or Psychological Effects? pp. 1165 - 1202 Downloads
Cuong Nguyen
The Impact of a Universal Health Coverage Scheme on Precautionary Savings: Evidence from Thailand pp. 1203 - 1237 Downloads
Koichi Ushijima
The Role of Information in Agricultural Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Rice Farmers in Uganda pp. 1239 - 1272 Downloads
Bjorn Van Campenhout

Volume 69, issue 2, 2021

The Performance of State-Owned Enterprises: New Evidence from the China Employer-Employee Survey pp. 513 - 540 Downloads
Hong Cheng, Hongbin Li and Tang Li
Did Progresa Reduce Inequality of Opportunity for School Reenrollment? pp. 541 - 567 Downloads
José Luis Figueroa and Dirk Van de gaer
Can Compulsory Schooling Reduce Language-Based Educational Gaps? Evidence from a Policy Change in Paraguay pp. 569 - 589 Downloads
Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin
Can Small Incentives Have Large Payoffs? Health Impacts of a Cash Transfer Program in Bolivia pp. 591 - 621 Downloads
Pablo Celhay, Julia Johannsen, Sebastian Martinez and Cecilia Vidal
Increasing Trust in Bankers to Enhance Savings: Experimental Evidence from India pp. 623 - 644 Downloads
Rahul Mehrotra, Vincent Somville and Lore Vandewalle
The Productivity Gaps of Female-Owned Firms: Evidence from Ethiopian Census Data pp. 645 - 683 Downloads
Dennis Essers, Kelbesa Megersa and Marco Sanfilippo
Improving Maternal Health Using Incentives for Mothers and Health Care Workers: Evidence from India pp. 685 - 725 Downloads
Sisir Debnath
Livestock as a Buffer Stock in Poorly Integrated Markets pp. 727 - 764 Downloads
Simon Lange and Malte Reimers
He Says, She Says: Spousal Disagreement in Survey Measures of Bargaining Power pp. 765 - 788 Downloads
Kate Ambler, Cheryl Doss, Caitlin Kieran and Simone Passarelli
Do Better-Performing Nongovernmental Organizations Report More Accurately? Evidence from Financial Accounts in Uganda pp. 789 - 828 Downloads
Canh Thien Dang, Ronelle Burger and Trudy Owens
Floods and Spillovers: Households after the 2011 Great Flood in Thailand pp. 829 - 868 Downloads
Ilan Noy, Cuong Nguyen and Pooja Patel
The Economic Effects of International Administrations: The Cases of Kosovo and East Timor pp. 869 - 901 Downloads
Diego Winkelried and César Urquizo Ubillús

Volume 69, issue 1, 2020

Structural Experimentation to Distinguish between Models of Risk Sharing with Frictions in Rural Paraguay pp. 1 - 50 Downloads
Ethan Ligon and Laura Schechter
When Patients Diagnose: The Effect of Patient Beliefs and Information on Provider Behavior pp. 51 - 72 Downloads
Anne Fitzpatrick
Child Labor and Schooling Decisions among Self-Help Group Members in Rural India pp. 73 - 105 Downloads
Jean-Marie Baland, Timothée Demont and Rohini Somanathan
Do Informal Transfers Induce Lower Efforts? Evidence from Lab-in-the-Field Experiments in Rural Mexico pp. 107 - 171 Downloads
Ingela Alger, Laura Juarez, Miriam Juarez and Josepa Miquel-Florensa
Health Seeking amid Violence: Evidence from the Philippines pp. 173 - 212 Downloads
Teresa Molina
Maternal Education, Parental Investment, and Noncognitive Characteristics in Rural China pp. 213 - 251 Downloads
Jessica Leight and Elaine Liu
The Effects of Education on Financial Outcomes: Evidence from Kenya pp. 253 - 289 Downloads
Kehinde Ajayi and Phillip Ross
The Impact of a National Early Childhood Development Program on Future Schooling Attainment: Evidence from Integrated Child Development Services in India pp. 291 - 316 Downloads
Arindam Nandi, Jere Behrman and Ramanan Laxminarayan
Reverting to Informality: Unregistered Property Transactions and the Erosion of the Titling Reform in Peru pp. 317 - 334 Downloads
Italo Gutierrez and Oswaldo Molina
Conflict, Educational Attainment, and Structural Transformation: La Violencia in Colombia pp. 335 - 371 Downloads
Leopoldo Fergusson, Ana Ibáñez and Juan Riaño Rodríguez
Financial Education and Financial Access for Transnational Households: Field Experimental Evidence from the Philippines pp. 373 - 404 Downloads
Paolo Abarcar, Rashmi Barua and Dean Yang
The Impact of Access to Health Facilities on Maternal Care Use, Travel Patterns, and Health Status: Evidence from Longitudinal Data from Uganda pp. 405 - 451 Downloads
Fredrick Manang and Chikako Yamauchi
Superstition, Fertility, and Interethnic Spillovers: Evidence from Peninsular Malaysia pp. 453 - 483 Downloads
Emily Beam and Slesh A. Shrestha
The Impact of a Large-Scale Poverty-Targeted Cash Transfer Program on Intertemporal Choice pp. 485 - 512 Downloads
Sudhanshu Handa, David Seidenfeld and Gelson Tembo

Volume 68, issue 4, 2020

Impacts of a Large-Scale Agricultural Training Program in Armenia pp. 1103 - 1129 Downloads
Randall Blair, Kenneth Fortson, Joanne Lee and Anu Rangarajan
Calamity, Conflict, and Cash Transfers: How Violence Affects Access to Aid in Pakistan pp. 1131 - 1184 Downloads
Yashodhan Ghorpade
Consumption and Time-Use Effects of India’s Employment Guarantee and Women’s Participation pp. 1185 - 1231 Downloads
Bipasha Maity
The Effects of Noncontributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well-Being pp. 1233 - 1255 Downloads
Rosangela Bando, Sebastian Galiani and Paul Gertler
Remittances, Child Labor, and Schooling: Evidence from Colombia pp. 1257 - 1293 Downloads
Andres Cuadros-Menaca and Arya Gaduh
The Impact of a Permanent Income Shock on the Situation of Women in the Household: The Case of a Pension Reform in Argentina pp. 1295 - 1343 Downloads
Inés Berniell, Dolores de la Mata and Matilde Machado
Can Positive Psychology Improve Psychological Well-Being and Economic Decision-Making? Experimental Evidence from Kenya pp. 1345 - 1376 Downloads
Victoria Baranov, Johannes Haushofer and Chaning Jang

Volume 68, issue 3, 2020

Conditional Cash Transfers: Do They Result in More Patient Choices and Increased Educational Aspirations? pp. 729 - 761 Downloads
Diana Contreras Suarez and Lisa Cameron
Productivity Shocks and Child Labor: The Role of Credit and Agricultural Labor Markets pp. 763 - 812 Downloads
Christelle Dumas
Measuring Chronic Hunger from Diet Snapshots pp. 813 - 838 Downloads
John Gibson
Roads, Participation in Markets, and Benefits to Agricultural Households: Evidence from the Topography-Based Highway Network in Nepal pp. 839 - 864 Downloads
Slesh Shrestha
Impact of the Juntos Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Nutritional and Cognitive Outcomes in Peru: Comparison between Younger and Older Initial Exposure pp. 865 - 897 Downloads
Alan Sanchez, Guido Meléndez and Jere Behrman
Tribe or Title? The Effect of Coethnic Neighbors on the Demand for Formal Property Rights in a Tanzanian Slum pp. 899 - 945 Downloads
Matthew Collin
Technical Efficiency of Bacillus thuringiensis Cotton in China: Results from Household Surveys pp. 947 - 963 Downloads
Fangbin Qiao and Jikun Huang
From Agricultural Experiment Station to Farm: The Impact of the Promotion of a New Technology on Farmers’ Yields in Ethiopia pp. 965 - 1007 Downloads
Joachim Vandercasteelen, Mekdim Dereje, Bart Minten and Alemayehu Taffesse
Efficiency of Decisions under Membership Heterogeneity and Government Regulations: Insights from Farmer Cooperatives in China pp. 1009 - 1040 Downloads
Meilin Ma and Heng Zhu
Reading Fiction and Economic Preferences of Rural Youth in Burkina Faso pp. 1041 - 1079 Downloads
Michael Kevane
Can ABC Lead to Sustained 123? The Medium-Term Effects of a Technology-Enhanced Adult Education Program pp. 1081 - 1102 Downloads
Jenny C. Aker and Christopher Ksoll

Volume 68, issue 2, 2020

Seeing Is Believing: Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Eyeglasses on Academic Performance, Aspirations, and Dropout among Junior High School Students in Rural China pp. 335 - 355 Downloads
Jingchun Nie, Xiaopeng Pang, Lei Wang, Scott Rozelle and Sean Sylvia
A Community-Based Program Promotes Sanitation pp. 357 - 390 Downloads
María Laura Alzúa, Habiba Djebbari and Amy J. Pickering
The Relative Returns to Education, Experience, and Attractiveness for Young Workers pp. 391 - 428 Downloads
Emily Beam, Joshua Hyman and Caroline Theoharides
The Impact of Public-Private Partnerships on Private School Performance: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Uganda pp. 429 - 469 Downloads
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Pierre De Galbert, James Habyarimana and Shwetlena Sabarwal
Employment Exposure: Employment and Wage Effects in Urban Malawi pp. 471 - 506 Downloads
Susan Godlonton
Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Mexico pp. 507 - 540 Downloads
Gabriela Calderon, Jesse M. Cunha and Giacomo De Giorgi
Cash and Ballots: Conditional Transfers, Political Participation, and Voting Behavior pp. 541 - 566 Downloads
Emily Conover, Román A. Zárate, Adriana Camacho and Javier Baez
Voting and Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique pp. 567 - 605 Downloads
Marcel Fafchamps, Ana Vaz and Pedro Vicente
Demand for Complementary Financial and Technological Tools for Managing Drought Risk pp. 607 - 653 Downloads
Patrick Ward, David L. Ortega, David Spielman, Neha Kumar and Sumedha Minocha
Intellectual Property Rights and Foreign Technology Licensing in Developing Countries: An Empirical Investigation pp. 655 - 698 Downloads
Elisabetta Gentile
Resource Abundance and Education pp. 699 - 727 Downloads
Frederik Noack

Volume 68, issue 1, 2019

Gender Discrimination and Social Identity: Evidence from Urban Pakistan pp. 1 - 40 Downloads
Adeline Delavande and Basit Zafar
How Far Does a Big Push Really Push? Long-Term Effects of an Asset Transfer Program on Employment Trajectories pp. 41 - 62 Downloads
Farzana A. Misha, Wameq Raza, Jinnat Ara and Ellen van de Poel
Facilitating Worker Mobility: A Randomized Information Intervention among Migrant Workers in Singapore pp. 63 - 91 Downloads
Slesh Shrestha and Dean Yang
Peer Effects on Vaccination Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Rural Nigeria pp. 93 - 129 Downloads
Ryoko Sato and Yoshito Takasaki
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Disruptions to Education, and the Returns to Schooling in Urban China pp. 131 - 164 Downloads
John Giles, Albert Park and Meiyan Wang
Asymmetric Information in Microinsurance Markets: Experimental Evidence from Mexico pp. 165 - 188 Downloads
Jonathan Bauchet, Amy Damon and Brian Hunter
Women’s Inheritance Rights and Bargaining Power: Evidence from Kenya pp. 189 - 238 Downloads
Mariaflavia Harari
The Legacy of Colonial Language Policies and Their Impact on Student Learning: Evidence from an Experimental Program in Cameroon pp. 239 - 272 Downloads
David D. Laitin, Rajesh Ramachandran and Stephen L. Walter
Improving Intergroup Relations through Actual and Imagined Contact: Field Experiments with Malawian Shopkeepers and Chinese Migrants pp. 273 - 303 Downloads
Jun Gu, Annika Mueller, Ingrid Nielsen, Jason Shachat and Russell Smyth
Estimating Farm Production Parameters with Measurement Error in Land Area pp. 305 - 334 Downloads
Alex Cohen
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