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2019, volume 67, issue 2

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 C. 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

2018, volume 67, issue 1

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 Álvarez 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

2018, volume 66, issue 4

Risky Income or Lumpy Investments? Evidence on Two Theories of Underspecialization pp. 629 - 671 Downloads
Ajay Shenoy
Do Cows Have Negative Returns? The Evidence Revisited pp. 673 - 707 Downloads
Esther Gehrke and Michael Grimm
Poverty, Aspirations, and the Economics of Hope pp. 709 - 753 Downloads
Travis Lybbert and Bruce Wydick
As Good as the Networks They Keep? Improving Outcomes through Weak Ties in Rural Uganda pp. 755 - 792 Downloads
Kathryn N. Vasilaky and Kenneth Leonard
Financial Education and Savings Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment among Low-Income Clients of Branchless Banking in India pp. 793 - 825 Downloads
Margherita Calderone, Nathan Fiala, Florentina Mulaj, Santadarshan Sadhu and Leopold Sarr
Do Siblings Make Us Happy? pp. 827 - 840 Downloads
Shun Wang and Weina Zhou

2018, volume 66, issue 3

Measuring Risk Preferences in Rural Ethiopia pp. 417 - 446 Downloads
Ferdinand M. Vieider, Abebe Beyene, Randall Bluffstone, Sahan Dissanayake, Zenebe Gebreegziabher, Peter Martinsson and Alemu Mekonnen
Measuring Firm-Level Inefficiencies in the Ghanaian Manufacturing Sector pp. 447 - 487 Downloads
Andrea Szabó
Women Are Walking and Waiting for Water: The Time Value of Public Water Supply pp. 489 - 517 Downloads
Elena Gross, Isabel Günther and Youdi Schipper
Multidimensional Poverty Targeting pp. 519 - 554 Downloads
Jean-Yves Duclos, Luca Tiberti and Abdelkrim Araar
Large Decrease in Child Stunting despite Limited Improvement in Children’s Food Intake: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh pp. 555 - 583 Downloads
Monica Jain
Can Benefits from Malaria Eradication Be Increased? Evidence from Costa Rica pp. 585 - 628 Downloads
Claudio Mora-García

2018, volume 66, issue 2

Son Preference and Gender-Biased Breastfeeding in Pakistan pp. 179 - 215 Downloads
Naima Hafeez and Climent Quintana-Domeque
You’ll Be a Migrant, My Son: Accounting for Migrant Selection within the Household pp. 217 - 263 Downloads
Isabelle Chort and Jean-Noël Senne
Targeting Technology to Increase Smallholder Profits and Conserve Resources: Experimental Provision of Laser Land-Leveling Services to Indian Farmers pp. 265 - 306 Downloads
Travis Lybbert, Nicholas Magnan, David Spielman, Anil K. Bhargava and Kajal Gulati
Holy Cows or Cash Cows? The Economic Return to Livestock in Rural India pp. 307 - 330 Downloads
Orazio Attanasio and Britta Augsburg
Election Outcomes and the Poor: Evidence from the Consumption of Scheduled Castes and Tribes in India pp. 331 - 382 Downloads
Sharad Tandon
Education, Marriage, and Fertility: Long-Term Evidence from a Female Stipend Program in Bangladesh pp. 383 - 415 Downloads
Youjin Hahn, Asadul Islam, Kanti Nuzhat, Russell Smyth and Hee-Seung Yang

2017, volume 66, issue 1

Women Political Leaders, Corruption, and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Program in India pp. 1 - 30 Downloads
Farzana Afridi, Vegard Iversen and M. R. Sharan
Migrant Networks and Job Search: Evidence from Thailand pp. 113 - 146 Downloads
Eik Swee
Impact of Internal Migration on Labor Market Outcomes of Native Males in Thailand pp. 147 - 177 Downloads
Eliane El Badaoui, Eric Strobl and Frank Walsh
From Darkness to Light: The Effect of Electrification in Ghana, 2000–2010 pp. 31 - 54 Downloads
George Akpandjar and Carl Kitchens
Food Price Subsidies and Nutrition: Evidence from State Reforms to India’s Public Distribution System pp. 55 - 90 Downloads
Prasad Krishnamurthy, Vikram Pathania and Sharad Tandon
Keeping Up with the Neighbors? Reference Groups in Ghana pp. 91 - 112 Downloads
Erin C. Lentz

2017, volume 65, issue 4

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism? pp. 583 - 618 Downloads
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang and Dean Karlan
Reducing Adolescent Risky Behaviors in a High-Risk Context: The Effects of Unconditional Cash Transfers in South Africa pp. 619 - 652 Downloads
Carolyn Heinrich, John Hoddinott and Michael Samson
Introduction to Symposium on Using the Young Lives Data to Study Child Poverty in Developing Countries pp. 653 - 656 Downloads
Sofya Krutikova and Paul Glewwe
Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty and Inequality: Parental Resources and Schooling Attainment and Children’s Human Capital in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam pp. 657 - 697 Downloads
Jere Behrman, Whitney Schott, Subha Mani, Benjamin T. Crookston, Kirk Dearden, Le Thuc Duc, Lia C. H. Fernald and Aryeh D. Stein
Do Schools Reinforce or Reduce Learning Gaps between Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students? Evidence from Vietnam and Peru pp. 699 - 739 Downloads
Paul Glewwe, Sofya Krutikova and Caine Rolleston
Women’s Political Reservation, Early Childhood Development, and Learning in India pp. 741 - 766 Downloads
Yuvraj Pathak and Karen Macours
Can the Major Public Works Policy Buffer Negative Shocks in Early Childhood? Evidence from Andhra Pradesh, India pp. 767 - 804 Downloads
Aparajita Dasgupta

2017, volume 65, issue 3

Immigration and the Labor Market Outcomes of Natives in Developing Countries: A Case Study of South Africa pp. 389 - 424 Downloads
Nzinga Broussard
Export Taxes and Consumption: Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire’s De Facto Partition pp. 425 - 456 Downloads
Souleymane Soumahoro
Sibling Rivalry: Endowment and Intrahousehold Allocation in Gansu Province, China pp. 457 - 493 Downloads
Jessica Leight
Does Raising Family Income Cause Better Child Health? Evidence from China pp. 495 - 520 Downloads
Yi Chen, Xiaoyan Lei and Li-An Zhou
Access to Preprimary Education and Progression in Primary School: Evidence from Rural Guatemala pp. 521 - 547 Downloads
Paulo Bastos, Nicolas L. Bottan and Julian Cristia
The Missing Transfers: Estimating Misreporting in Dyadic Data pp. 549 - 582 Downloads
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps

2017, volume 65, issue 2

Monsoon Babies: Rainfall Shocks and Child Nutrition in Nepal pp. 167 - 188 Downloads
Sailesh Tiwari, Hanan Jacoby and Emmanuel Skoufias
Cash Transfers and Temptation Goods pp. 189 - 221 Downloads
David K. Evans and Anna Popova
CEO Incentives in Chinese State-Controlled Firms pp. 223 - 264 Downloads
Xunan Feng and Anders Johansson
Child Labor and Learning pp. 265 - 296 Downloads
Patrick M. Emerson, Vladimir Ponczek and André Souza
Centralized Deployment and Teacher Incentives: Evidence from Reforms in Rural China pp. 297 - 337 Downloads
Li Han, Mingxing Liu and Xuehui An
Caste, Female Labor Supply, and the Gender Wage Gap in India: Boserup Revisited pp. 339 - 378 Downloads
Kanika Mahajan and Bharat Ramaswami
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