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4309: Strengthening China's technological capability Downloads
Shahid Yusuf and Kaoru Nabeshima
4308: The perception of and adaptation to climate change in Africa Downloads
David Maddison
4307: Crop selection: adapting to climage change in Africa Downloads
Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn
4306: The impact of climate change on African agriculture: a ricardian approach Downloads
David Maddison, Marita Manley and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya
4305: A ricardian analysis of the impact of climate change on African cropland Downloads
Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn
4304: China, India, and the future of the world economy: fierce competition or shared growth? Downloads
Betina Dimaranan, Elena Ianchovichina and Will Martin
4303: Geographic inequity in a decentralized anti-poverty program: a case study of China Downloads
Martin Ravallion
4302: Watching more than the Discovery channel: export cycles and diversification in development Downloads
Paul Brenton and Richard Newfarmer
4301: India's journey toward an effective patent Downloads
Bruce Abramson
4300: Country stakes in climate change negotiations: two dimensions of vulnerability Downloads
Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann, Craig Meisner, Ton-That, Thao and David Wheeler
4299: Balancing expenditures on mitigation of and adaptation to climate change: an exploration of Issues relevant to developing countries Downloads
Franck Lecocq and Zmarak Shalizi
4298: Yield impact of irrigation management transfer: story from the Philippines Downloads
Sushenjit Bandyopadhyay, Priya Shyamsundar and Mei Xei
4297: Big dragon, little dragons: China's challenge to the machinery exports of southeast Asia Downloads
Sjamsu Rahardja
4296: When do creditor rights work? Downloads
Mehnaz Safavian and Siddharth Sharma
4295: Economic benefit of tuberculosis control Downloads
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Eili Klein, Christopher Dye, Katherine Floyd, Sarah Darley and Olusoji Adeyi
4294: Scarperation: an empirical inquiry into the role of scarcity in fostering cooperation between international river riparians Downloads
Shlomi Dinar, Ariel Dinar and Pradeep Kurukulasuriya
4293: Assessing the economic impacts of climate change on agriculture in Egypt: a ricardian approach Downloads
Helmy M. Eid, El-Marsafawy, Samia M. and Samiha A. Ouda
4292: Assessment of the economic impacts of climate change on agriculture in Zimbabwe: a ricardian approach Downloads
Reneth Mano and Charles Nhemachena
4291: An empirical economic assessment of impacts of climate change on agriculture in Zambia Downloads
Suman Jain
4290: The impacts of climate change on regional water resources and agriculture in Africa Downloads
Kenneth Strzepek and Alyssa McCluskey
4289: Sensitivity of cropping patterns in Africa to transient climate change Downloads
Alexander Lotsch
4288: Actual crop water use in project countries: a synthesis at the regional level Downloads
Robina Wahaj, Florent Maraux and Giovanni Munoz
4287: A cross-country analysis of public debt management strategies Downloads
Martin Melecký
4286: Institutional effects as determinants of learning outcomes: exploring state variations in Mexico Downloads
Jesus Alvarez, Vicente Garcia Moreno and Harry Patrinos
4285: Poverty analysis using an international cross-country demand system Downloads
John Cranfield, Paul Preckel and Thomas Hertel
4284: Customer market power and the provision of trade credit: evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia Downloads
Neeltje Van Horen
4283: Innovation shortfalls Downloads
William Maloney and Andres Rodriguez-Clare
4282: Are cash transfers made to women spent like other sources of income? Downloads
Norbert Schady and Jose Rosero
4281: Credit growth in emerging Europe: a cause for stability concerns? Downloads
Sophie Sirtaine and Ilias Skamnelos
4280: Governance Matters VI: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2006 Downloads
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
4279: The impact of climate change on livestock management in Africa: a structural Ricardian analysis Downloads
S. Niggol Seo and Robert Mendelsohn
4278: Endogenous irrigation: the impact of climate change on farmers in Africa Downloads
Pradeep Kurukulasuriya and Robert Mendelsohn
4277: Climate change adaptation in Africa: a microeconomic analysis of livestock choice Downloads
S. Niggol Seo and Robert Mendelsohn
4276: Human capital, trade liberalization, and income risk Downloads
Tom Krebs, Pravin Krishna and William Maloney
4275: Can foreign lobbying enhance development ? The case of tourism in the Caribbean Downloads
Kishore Gawande, William Maloney and Gabriel Montes Rojas
4274: Are labor regulations driving computer usage in India's retail stores ? Downloads
Mohammad Amin
4273: Rules of origin and the web of East Asian free trade agreements Downloads
Miriam Manchin and Pelkmans-Balaoing, Annette O.
4272: Migration, remittances, poverty, and human capital: conceptual and empirical challenges Downloads
David McKenzie and Marcin J. Sasin
4271: Construction, corruption, and developing countries Downloads
Charles Kenny
4270: Jump-starting self-employment ? Evidence among welfare participants in Argentina Downloads
Rita Almeida and Emanuela Galasso
4269: Shadow sovereign ratings for unrated developing countries Downloads
Dilip Ratha, Prabal De and Sanket Mohapatra
4268: Power to the people: evidence from a randomized field experiment of a community-based monitoring project in Uganda Downloads
Martina Bjorkman and Jakob Svensson
4267: Financial intermediation in the pre-consolidated banking sector in Nigeria Downloads
Heiko Hesse
4266: The Economic Community of West African States: fiscal revenue implications of the prospective economic partnership agreement with the European Union Downloads
Zouhon-Bi, Simplice G. and Lynge Nielsen
4265: The structure of import tariffs in the Russian Federation: 2001-05 Downloads
Oleksandr Shepotylo and David Tarr
4264: Financing of the private sector in Mexico, 2000-05: evolution, composition, and determinants Downloads
Constantinos Stephanou and Emanuel Salinas Munoz
4263: HIV/AIDS and social capital in a cross-section of countries Downloads
Antonio David
4262: From creativity to innovation Downloads
Shahid Yusuf
4261: Climate change impacts on animal husbandry in Africa: a Ricardian analysis Downloads
Robert Mendelsohn and S. Niggol Seo
4260: Civil war risk in democratic and non-democratic neighborhoods Downloads
Clionadh Raleigh
4259: Are all labor regulations equal ? Assessing the effects of job security, labor dispute, and contract labor laws in India Downloads
Ahmad Ahsan and Carmen Pages
4258: The cost of being landlocked: logistics costs and supply chain reliability Downloads
Jean-Francois Arvis, Gaël Raballand and Jean-Francois Marteau
4257: Consumption risk, technology adoption, and poverty traps: evidence from Ethiopia Downloads
Stefan Dercon and Luc Christiaensen
4256: Nigeria's growth record: Dutch disease or debt overhang ? Downloads
Nina Budina, Gaobo Pang and Sweder van Wijnbergen
4255: Public finance, governance, and growth in transition economies: empirical evidence from 1992-2004 Downloads
Taras Pushak, Erwin R. Tiongson and Aristomene Varoudakis
4254: The causes of civil war Downloads
Simeon Djankov and Reynal-Querol, Marta
4253: Poverty, inequality, and social disparities during China's economic reform Downloads
David Dollar
4252: About urban mega regions: knowns and unknowns Downloads
Shahid Yusuf
4251: The living conditions of children Downloads
Harry Patrinos
4250: Economic information and finance: more information means more credit, fewer bad loans, and less corruption Downloads
Roumeen Islam
4249: What is the impact of international remittances on poverty and inequality in Latin America ? Downloads
Pablo Acosta, Cesar Calderon, Pablo Fajnzylber and Humberto Lopez
4248: Monetary policy, structural break, and the monetary transmission mechanism in Thailand Downloads
Heiko Hesse
4247: The impact of remittances on poverty and human capital: evidence from Latin American household surveys Downloads
Pablo Acosta, Pablo Fajnzylber and J. Humberto Lopez
4246: Choosing the currency structure for sovereign debt: a review of current approaches Downloads
Martin Melecký
4245: A poverty-focused evaluation of commodity tax options Downloads
Essama-Nssah, B.
4244: The size and effectiveness of automatic fiscal stabilizers in Latin America Downloads
Rodrigo Suescun
4243: Population size, concentration, and civil war: a geographically disaggregated analysis Downloads
Havard Hegre and Clionadh Raleigh
4242: Democratic Jihad ? Military intervention and democracy Downloads
Nils Petter Gleditsch, Lene Siljeholm Christiansen and Havard Hegre
4241: India rising - faster growth, lower indebtedness Downloads
Gaobo Pang, Brian Pinto and Marina Wes
4240: Giving children a better start: preschool attendance and school-age profiles Downloads
Samuel Berlinski, Sebastian Galiani and Marco Manacorda
4239: Credit information quality and corporate debt maturity: theory and evidence Downloads
Marco Sorge and Chendi Zhang
4238: On the effect of prior assumptions in Bayesian model averaging with applications to growth regression Downloads
Eduardo Ley and Mark Steel
4237: Export structure and growth: a detailed analysis for Argentina Downloads
Alejandro Guerson, James Parks and Monica Parra Torrado
4236: The Mexican pension annuity market Downloads
Gregorio Impavido
4235: A framework for thinking about enterprise formalization policies in developing countries Downloads
Thomas Kenyon
4234: Immigrant overeducation: evidence from Denmark Downloads
Chantal Pohl Nielsen
4233: Indian manufacturing: a slow sector in a rapidly growing economy Downloads
Devashish Mitra and Beyza Ural Marchand
4232: Do workers in Chile choose informal employment? A dynamic analysis of sector choice Downloads
Truman G. Packard
4231: Work-related migration and poverty reduction in Nepal Downloads
Michael Lokshin, Bontch-Osmolovski, Mikhail and Elena Glinskaya
4230: Returns to capital in microenterprises: evidence from a field experiment Downloads
Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
4229: Measuring microenterprise profits: don't ask how the sausage is made Downloads
Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
4228: Poverty, social divisions, and conflict in Nepal Downloads
Quy-Toan Do and Lakshmi Iyer
4227: Indigenous peoples in Latin America: economic opportunities and social networks Downloads
Harry Patrinos, Emmanuel Skoufias and Trine Lunde
4226: Does money matter ? The effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador Downloads
Christina Paxson and Norbert Schady
4225: Returns to education in the economic transition: a systematic assessment using comparable data Downloads
Luca Flabbi, Stefano Paternostro and Erwin R. Tiongson
4224: Accounting for Mexican income inequality during the 1990s Downloads
Rafael De Hoyos
4223: China and the knowledge economy: challenges and opportunities Downloads
Douglas Zhihua Zeng and Shuilin Wang
4222: Skills shortages and training in Russian enterprises Downloads
Hong Tan, Yevgeniya Savchenko, Vladimir Gimpelson, Rostislav Kapelyushnikov and Anna Lukyanova
4221: Disarming fears of diversity: ethnic heterogeneity and state militarization, 1988-2002 Downloads
Indra de Soysa and Eric Neumayer
4220: Evaluating the trade effect of developing regional trade agreements: a semi-parametric approach Downloads
Souleymane Coulibaly
4219: Government expenditures on education, health, and infrastructure: a naive look at levels, outcomes, and efficiency Downloads
Antonio Estache, Marianela Gonzalez and Lourdes Trujillo
4218: Rural land certification in Ethiopia: process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries Downloads
Klaus Deininger, Daniel Ayalew Ali, Stein Holden and Jaap Zevenbergen
4217: Measuring welfare gains from better quality infrastructure Downloads
Irina Klytchnikova and Michael Lokshin
4216: Underlying dimensions of knowledge assessment: factor analysis of the knowledge assessment methodology data Downloads
Derek H. C. Chen and Kishore Gawande
4215: Does uncertainty matter ? A stochastic dynamic analysis of bankable emission permit trading for global climate change policy Downloads
Fan Zhang
4214: Housing, health, and happiness Downloads
Matias Cattaneo, Sebastian Galiano, Paul J. Gertler, Sebastian Martinez and Rocio Titiunik
4213: Remittances and the real exchange rate Downloads
Humberto Lopez, Luis Molina Sánchez and Maurizio Bussolo
4212: Local conflict and development projects in Indonesia: part of the problem or part of a solution ? Downloads
Patrick Barron, Rachael Diprose and Michael Woolcock
4211: Absolute poverty measures for the developing world, 1981-2004 Downloads
Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion
4210: Capital flight and war Downloads
Victor Davies
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