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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

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
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 Sánchez, 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 Seyoum Taffesse

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 A. 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 S. 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
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
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

Volume 67, issue 4, 2019

The Puzzle of Open Defecation in Rural India: Evidence from a Novel Measure of Caste Attitudes in a Nationally Representative Survey pp. 725 - 755 Downloads
Dean Spears and Amit Thorat
Coping with Intrahousehold Job Separation in South Africa’s Labor Market pp. 757 - 798 Downloads
Zoë M. McLaren
All in the Family: Bequest Motives in Rural Tanzania pp. 799 - 831 Downloads
Ayala Wineman and Lenis Liverpool-Tasie
The Lion’s Share: An Experimental Analysis of Polygamy in Northern Nigeria pp. 833 - 861 Downloads
Alistair Munro, Bereket Kebede, Marcela Tarazona and Arjan Verschoor
Risk as Impediment to Privatization? The Role of Collective Fields in Extended Agricultural Households pp. 863 - 905 Downloads
Matthieu Delpierre, Catherine Guirkinger and Jean-Philippe Platteau
The Effect of Nonpersonnel Resources on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from South Africa pp. 907 - 934 Downloads
Miquel Pellicer and Patrizio Piraino
Self-Governance and Punishment: An Experimental Study among Namibian Forest Users pp. 935 - 967 Downloads
Björn Vollan, Michael Pröpper, Andreas Landmann and Loukas Balafoutas
Early Childhood during Indonesia's Wildfires: Health Outcomes and Long-Run Schooling Achievements pp. 969 - 1003 Downloads
Maria C. Lo Bue

Volume 67, issue 3, 2019

Education Quality and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Migrants in Brazil pp. 439 - 459 Downloads
Luiz Brotherhood, Pedro Ferreira and Cezar Santos
Price Controls in Liberia pp. 461 - 491 Downloads
John Spray and Eric Werker
Voodoo, Vaccines, and Bed Nets pp. 493 - 535 Downloads
Nik Stoop, Marijke Verpoorten and Koen Deconinck
Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Microfinance in India pp. 537 - 569 Downloads
Jean-Marie Baland, Rohini Somanathan and Lore Vandewalle
Can Secondary Jobs Smooth Consumption? Evidence from Unanticipated Wage Arrears pp. 571 - 594 Downloads
Alexander Danzer
Land Measurement Bias and Its Empirical Implications: Evidence from a Validation Exercise pp. 595 - 624 Downloads
Andrew Dillon, Sydney Gourlay, Kevin McGee and Gbemisola Oseni
Intrahousehold Nutritional Inequities in Rural Bangladesh pp. 625 - 657 Downloads
Anna D’Souza and Sharad Tandon
Effects of Decentralized Health-Care Financing on Maternal Care in Indonesia pp. 659 - 686 Downloads
Renate Hartwig, Robert Sparrow, Sri Budiyati, Athia Yumna, Nila Warda, Asep Suryahadi and Arjun S. Bedi
Women’s Worth: Trade, Female Income, and Fertility in India pp. 687 - 724 Downloads
S Anukriti and Todd J. Kumler

Volume 67, issue 2, 2019

A Teacher Unlike Me: Social Distance, Learning, and Intergenerational Mobility in Developing Countries pp. 225 - 271 Downloads
Naureen Karachiwalla
Price and Nonprice Information Frictions in Regional Arbitrage: The Case of Rice Traders in Antananarivo, Madagascar pp. 273 - 313 Downloads
Yutaka Arimoto, Hisaki Kono, Tsilavo Ralandison, Takeshi Sakurai and Kazushi Takahashi
Are There Social Returns to Education in Developing Countries? Evidence from Indonesia pp. 315 - 332 Downloads
Radhika Joshi, Chetan Subramanian and Shailender Swaminathan
From Rebellion to Electoral Violence: Evidence from Burundi pp. 333 - 368 Downloads
Andrea Colombo, Olivia D'Aoust and Olivier Sterck
The Externalities of a Deforestation Control Policy in Infant Health: Evidence from Brazil pp. 369 - 400 Downloads
Bladimir Carrillo, Danyelle K. Branco, Juan Trujillo and João E. Lima
Patrilocal Residence and Women's Social Status: Evidence from South Asia pp. 401 - 438 Downloads
Umair Khalil and Sulagna Mookerjee

Volume 67, issue 1, 2018

Does the Risk of Poverty Reduce Happiness? pp. 1 - 28 Downloads
Stefano A. Caria and Paolo Falco
Poverty Dynamics in India between 2004 and 2012: Insights from Longitudinal Analysis Using Synthetic Panel Data pp. 131 - 170 Downloads
Hai-Anh Dang and Peter F. Lanjouw
Effects of High School Closure on Education and Labor Market Outcomes in Rural China pp. 171 - 191 Downloads
Shuang Zhang
Minimum Wage and Productivity: Evidence from Chilean Manufacturing Plants pp. 193 - 224 Downloads
Roberto Alvarez and Rodrigo Fuentes
World Bank Policy Lending and the Quality of Public-Sector Governance pp. 29 - 54 Downloads
Lodewijk Smets and Stephen Knack
Effect of Environmental Decentralization on Polluting Firms in India pp. 55 - 94 Downloads
Stefania Lovo
Household Responses to Food Subsidies: Evidence from India pp. 95 - 129 Downloads
Tara Kaul
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