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2017 Journal Articles

Adjognon, Serge G., Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, and Thomas A. Reardon. 2017. “Agricultural input credit in Sub-Saharan Africa: Telling myth from facts.” Food Policy 67: 93-105, July.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2016.09.014

Alexander, P.,  R. Prestele, P.H. Verburg, A. Arneth, and others. 2017. “Assessing Uncertainties in Land Cover Projections.” Global Change Biology 23(2): 767–781, August..
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13447

Ali, Daniel Ayalew, Klaus Deininger, and Anthony Harris. 2017. “Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition: evidence from Ethiopia.” World Development 97: 62-74.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.12.027

Andrabi, Tahir  and  Jishnu Das. 2017. "In Aid We Trust: Hearts and Minds and the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005." Review of Economics and Statistics 99(3): 371-386.

Anginer, Deniz, Eugenio Cerutti, Soledad Martinez Peria. 2017. “Foreign bank subsidiaries' default risk during the global crisis: What factors help insulate affiliates from their parents?” Journal of Financial Intermediation 29: 19-31, January.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfi.2016.05.004

Asher, Sam, and Paul Novosad. 2017. “Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9 (1): 229-73.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/app.20150512

Bastos, Paulo, Julian Cristia and Nicolas L. Bottan.  2017. “Access to pre-primary education and progression in primary school: Evidence from rural Guatemala.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 65(3): 521-547.
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/pdfplus/10.1086/691090

Bedoya,Guadalupe, Amy Dolinger, Khama Rogo, Njeri Mwaura, Francis Wafula, Jorge Coarasa, Ana Goicoechea, and Jishnu Das. 2017. "Observations of infection prevention and control practices in primary health care, Kenya." Bulletin of the World Health Organization.
http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/BLT.16.179499.pdf

Beegle, Kathleen, Emanuela Galasso, and Jessica Goldberg. 2017. “Direct and indirect effects of Malawi's public works program on food security.” Journal of Development Economics 128: 1-23, September.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2017.04.004

Berg, C. N., Uwe Deichmann, Y Liu, and Harris Selod. 2017. “Transport policies and development.” The Journal of Development Studies 53(4): 465-480. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2016.1199857

Bertay, A., Di Gong, Wolf Wagner. 2017. “Securitization and economic activity: The credit composition channel.” Journal of Financial Stability 28: 225-239, February.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.010

Blankespoor, Brian, Susmita Dasgupta, and David Wheeler.. 2017. “Protected Areas and Deforestation: New Results from High-Resolution Panel Data.”  Natural Resources Forum 41: 55-68, February.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1477-8947.12118

Blankespoor, Brian, Susmita Dasgupta and G. Lange. 2017. “Mangroves as a Protection from Storm Surges in a Changing Climate.” Ambio 46 (4): 478-491, May.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-016-0838-x

Booysen, Frederik le Roux , Edwin  Wouters, Damien de Walque, and Mead Over. 2017 (published online). "Mutual HIV status disclosure is associated with consistent condom use in public sector ART clients in Free State province, South Africa: a short report." AIDS Care 1-5.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09540121.2017.1290210?journalCode=caic20 

Borchert, I., B. Gootiiz, A. Grover Goswami and A. Mattoo.  2017. “Services Trade Protection and Economic Isolation.” The World Economy 40(3).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/twec.12327

Bulman, David, Maya Eden, and Ha Nguyen. 2017. “Transitioning from low-income growth to high-income growth: is there a middle-income trap?” Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy 22(1): 5-28, December.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13547860.2016.1261448

Cai, Y., K. Judd, and J. Steinbuks. 2017. “A Nonlinear Certainty Equivalent Approximation Method for Dynamic Stochastic Problems.” Quantitative Economics 8 (1): 117–147.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3982/QE533

Coarasa, Jorge, Jishnu Das, Elizabeth Gummerson, and Asaf Bitton. 2017. "A systematic tale of two differing reviews: evaluating the evidence on public and private sector quality of primary care in low and middle income countries." Global Health 13 (1): 24.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12992-017-0246-4

Cooper, Jan E., Sandra I. McCoy, Lia C. H. Fernald, Damien de Walque, and William H. Dow. “Women’s Relationship Power Modifies the Effect of a Randomized Conditional Cash Transfer Intervention for Safer Sex in Tanzania.” AIDS and Behavior, August 2017.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-017-1875-6 

Croke, Kevin. 2016. “Tools of single party hegemony in Tanzania: evidence from surveys and survey experiments.” Democratization 24(2): 189–208.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2016.1146696

Croke, Kevin, Eric Hsu, and Michael Kremer. 2017. “More evidence on the effects of deworming: What lessons can we learn?” The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 96(6): 1265-66, June.
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0161

Croke, Kevin, Joan Hamory Hicks, Eric Hsu, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel. 2017. “Should the WHO withdraw support for mass deworming?” PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(6): e0005481, June.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005481

Cull, Robert, L. Colin Xu, Xi Yang, Li-An Zhou, and Tian Zhu. 2017. “Market Facilitation by Local Government and Firm Efficiency: Evidence from China.” Journal of Corporate Finance 42: 460-480, February.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.06.002

Cull, Robert, L. Colin Xu, Xi Yang, Li-An Zhou, and Tian Zhu. 2017. “Government facilitation and firm efficiency.”  Journal of Corporate Finance 42: 460-480, February.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.06.002

Dahiya, Sandeep, Leora Klapper, Harini Parthasarathy, and Dorothe Singer. 2017. “Equity raising by Asian firms: Choosing between PIPEs and SEOs.” Journal of Corporate Finance 45: 64-83, August.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.04.009

Daniels, B., A. Dolinger, G. Bedoya, K. Rogo, A. Goicoechea, J. Coarasa, F. Wafula, N. Mwaura, R. Kimeu and J. Das. 2017. “Use of standardised patients to assess quality of healthcare in Nairobi, Kenya: a pilot, cross-sectional study with international comparisons.” BMJ Global Health 2(2): 1-11, June.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000333

Dasgupta, Susmita, Istiak Sobhan and David Wheeler. 2017. “The Impact of Climate Change and Aquatic Salinization on Mangrove Species in the Bangladesh Sundarbans.” Ambio 1-15.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13280-017-0911-0

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq, Md. Golam Mustafa, Md. Istiak Sobhan and David Wheeler.  2017. “The Impact of aquatic Salinization on Fish Habitats and Poor Communities in a Changing Climate: Evidence from Southwest Coastal Bangladesh.” Ecological Economics 139: 128-139, September.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.04.009

de Brauw, Alan, and John Giles. 2017. "Migrant Opportunity and the Educational Attainment of Youth in Rural China." The Journal of Human Resources  52 (1):272-311.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3368/jhr.52.1.0813-5900R

De Martino, Samantha, Florence Kondylis, and Astrid Zwager. 2017. “Protecting the Environment: For Love or Money? The Role of Motivation and Incentives in Shaping Demand for Payments for Environmental Services Programs.” Public Finance Review 45(1): 68-96, September.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1091142115604352

Didier, T., R. Llovet, and S.L. Schmukler. 2017. “International Financial Integration of East Asia and Pacific.” Journal of The Japanese and International Economies 44: 52-66, June.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jjie.2017.02.004

Do, Quy-Toan and Andrei A. Levchenko. 2017. “Trade Policy and Redistribution when Preferences are Non-Homothetic.” Economics Letters 155: 92-95, June.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2017.03.007

Eden, Maya. 2017. “Misallocation and the Distribution of Global Volatility.” American Economic Review 107(2), 592-622, February.
https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/aer.20150314

Galiani, Sebastian, Stephen Knack, Lixin Colin Xu, and Ben Zou, 2017. "The effect of aid on growth: evidence from a Quasi-experiment." Journal of Economic Growth 22(1): 1-33, March.
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10887-016-9137-4

Goh, Chorching, Wei Li, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2016. “R&D Returns, Spillovers and Firm Incentives: Evidence from China.” Frontiers of Economics in China 11(4): 581-607, December.
http://journal.hep.com.cn/fec/EN/10.3868/s060-005-016-0030-9

Gootiiz, B., and A. Mattoo.  2017. “Regionalism in Services:  A Study of ASEAN.” The World Economy 40(3), 574-597.
https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12328

Henderson, J. Vernon, Adam Storeygard, and Uwe Deichmann. 2017. “Has climate change driven urbanization in Africa.” Journal of Development Economics 124 (1): 60-82, 2017, January.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.09.001

Hochman, Gal, and Govinda Timilsina. 2017. “Energy Efficiency Barriers in Commercial and Industrial Firms in Ukraine: An Empirical Analysis.” Energy Economics 63: 22-30, March.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2017.01.013

Jacoby, Hanan G. 2017. “Well-fare” Economics of Groundwater in South Asia.” World Bank Res Obs 32 (1): 1-20, March.
https://doi.org/10.1093/wbro/lkw008

Knack, Stephen, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2017. “Unbundling Institutions for External Finance: Worldwide Firm-Level Data.” Journal of Corporate Finance 44: 215–232, June.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.02.003

Kondylis, Florence, Valerie Mueller, and Jessica Zhu. 2017. “Seeing is believing? Evidence from an extension network experiment.” Journal of Development Economics 125: 1-20.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.10.004

McKenzie, David, Nabila Assaf and Ana Paula Cusolito. 2017. “The Additionality Impact of a Matching Grant Program for Small Firms: Experimental Evidence from Yemen.” Journal of Development Effectiveness 9(1): 1-14.

Milazzo, Annamaria, and Dominique van de Walle. 2017. "Women Left Behind? Poverty and Headship in Africa." Demography 54(3): 1119–1145.

Muralidharan, Karthik, Jishnu Das, Alaka Holla, and Aakash Mohpal. 2017. "The fiscal cost of weak governance: Evidence from teacher absence in India." J Public Econ 145: 116-135.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2016.11.005

Mvukiyehe, Eric, and Cyrus Samii. 2017. “Promoting Democracy in Fragile States: Field Experimental Evidence from Liberia.” World Development 95: 254-267, July.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.02.014

Nikandrova, A. and J. Steinbuks. 2017. “Contracting for Second-Best in Dysfunctional Electricity Markets.” Journal of Regulatory Economics 51 (1): 41-71.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3982/QE533/epdf

Ozier, Owen. 2017. “Commentary: Fixed effects and risks of miscommunication: a comment on Jullien, Sinclair and Garner.” International Journal of Epidemiology 45(6): 2156-2158, February.
https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw349

Pennings, Steven. 2017. “Pass-through of Competitors' Exchange Rates to US Import and Producer Prices.” Journal of International Economics 105: 41–56, March.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2016.11.002

Piza, Caio, and André Portela Souza. 2017. “The Causal Impacts of Child Labor Law in Brazil: Some Preliminary Findings.” World Bank Econ Rev 30 (Supplement_1): S137-S144, March. https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhw024

Puri, Lekha, Jishnu Das, Madhukar Pai, Priya Agrawal, J Edward Fitzgerald, Edward Kelley, Sarah Kesler, Kedar Mate, Manoj Mohanan, Allan Okrainec, and Rajesh Aggarwal. 2017. "Enhancing quality of medical care in low income and middle income countries through simulation-based initiatives: recommendations of the Simnovate Global Health Domain Group." BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning 3(Suppl 1):S15-S22.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjstel-2016-000180

Raddatz, C., Schmukler, S., Williams, T., 2017. "International Asset Allocations and Capital Flows: The Benchmark Effect." Journal of International Economics 108: 413-430.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinteco.2017.06.007

Reichert, Arndt, and Harald Tauchmann. 2017. “Workforce Reduction, Subjective Job Insecurity, and Mental Health.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 133: 187-212, January.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2016.10.018

Rijkers, Bob, Caroline Freund,  and Antonio Nucifora. 2017. "All in the family: State capture in Tunisia."  Journal of Development Economics 124 (Issue C): 41-59.
http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.08.002

Rijkers, Bob, Hassen Arouri, and Leila Baghdadi. 2017. "Are Politically Connected Firms More Likely to Evade Taxes? Evidence from Tunisia." World Bank Econ Rev 30 (Supplement_1): S166-S175.
https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhw018

Sharafutdinova, Gulnaz, and Jevgenijs Steinbuks. 2017. “Governors Matter: A Comparative Study of State-Business Relations in Russia’s Regions.” Economics of Transition 25(3): 471-493.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ecot.12124

Shen, Gordon, Ha TN Nguyen, Ashis Das, Jumana Qamruddin and Jed Friedman. “Incentives to Change: Effects of Performance Based Financing on Health Workers in Zambia.” 2017. Human Resources for Health 15(1): 20-27.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12960-017-0179-2

Steinbuks, Jevgenijs, Gaurav Satija, and FuZhao. 2017. “Sustainability of Solar Electricity: The Role of Endogenous Resource Substitution and Cross-Sectoral Responses.” Resource and Energy Economics 49: 218–232, August.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reseneeco.2017.05.005

Sylvia, Sean, Hao Xue, Chengchao Zhou, Yaojiang Shi, Hongmei Yi, Huan Zhou, Scott Rozelle, Madhukar Pai, and Jishnu Das. “Tuberculosis detection and the challenges of integrated care in rural China: A cross-sectional standardized patient study.” PLOS, October 2017
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002405

Timilsina, G., and Erika Jorgensen. 2017. “The Economics of Greening Romania’s Energy Supply System.” Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11027-016-9733-9

Tiwari, Sailesh, Hanan Jacoby, and Emmanuel Skoufias. 2017. “Monsoon Babies: Rainfall Shocks and Child Nutrition in Nepal.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 65(2): 167-188, January.
https://doi.org/10.1086/689308

Wafula, Francis Amy Dolinger, Benjamin Daniels, Njeri Mwaura, Guadalupe Bedoya, Khama Rogo, Ana Goicoechea, Jishnu Das, and Bernard Olayo. 2017. "Examining the Quality of Medicines at Kenyan Healthcare Facilities: A Validation of an Alternative Post-Market Surveillance Model That Uses Standardized Patients." Drugs Real World Outcomes 4(1): 53-63.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40801-016-0100-7

2016 Journal Articles

Ali, Daniel, Derick Bowen, Klaus Deininger, and Marguerite Duponchel. 2016. "Investigating the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Uganda." World Development 87: 152–170, November. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.06.006

Ali, Daniel Ayalew, Matthew Collin, Stefan Dercon, Klaus Deininger, Justin Sandfur and Andrew Zeitlin. 2016. “Small price incentives increase women's access to land titles in Tanzania.” Journal of Development Economics 123: 107-122, November.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.06.001

Allen, F., A. Demirguc-Kunt, L. Klapper, and M.S. Martinez Pería. 2016. “The Foundations of Financial Inclusion: Understanding Ownership and Use of Formal Accounts.” Journal of Financial Intermediation 27: 1-30, July.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfi.2015.12.003

Angelucci, M., and V. Di Maro. 2016. "Programme Evaluation and Spillover Effects." Journal of Development Effectiveness 8(1): 22-43.

Anginer, Deniz, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Harry Huizinga, and Kebin Ma. 2016. "Corporate Governance and Bank Capitalization Strategies." Journal of Financial Intermediation 26 (Issue C): 1-27.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1042957315000522

Arnold, Jens Matthias, Beata Javorcik, Molly Lipscomb, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2016. "Services reform and manufacturing performance:  Evidence from India." Economic Journal 126 (590): 1–255.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ecoj.12206/full

Arráiz, Irani, Miriam Bruhn, and Rodolfo Stucchi. 2016. "Psychometrics as a Tool to Improve Credit Information." World Bank Econ Rev  30 (Supplement_1): S67-S76, March. https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhw016  

Barattieri, Alessandro, Ingo Borchert, and Aaditya Mattoo.  2016. “Cross‐border mergers and acquisitions in services: The role of policy and industrial structure.” Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique 49(4): 1470-1501.
https://doi.org/10.1111/caje.12241

Bastos, Paulo, and Odd Rune Straume. 2016. "Preschool Education in Brazil: Does Public Supply Crowd Out Private Enrollment?" World Development 78: 496-510, February.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.10.009

Bastos, Paulo, Joana Silva, and Rafael Proença. 2016. "Exports and Job Training." Review of International Economics  24 (4): 737-756, August.
https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/roie.12236

Berg, Claudia N., Uwe Deichmann, Yishen Liu, and Harris Selod. 2016. "Transport Policies and Development." Journal of Development Studies.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2016.1199857

Bertay, A., A. Demirguc-Kunt,  and H. Huizinga. 2016. “Should Cross-Border Banking Benefit from the Financial Safety Net?” Journal of Financial Intermediation 27: 51-67, July.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfi.2016.05.005

Bertho, Fabien, Ingo Borchert, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2016. "The trade-reducing effects of restrictions on liner shipping." Journal of Comparative Economics 44 (2): 231-42, May.
http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/58757/

Besley, Tim, Jessica Leight, Rohini Pande, and Vijayendra Rao. 2016. “Long Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in Rural India.” Journal of Development Economics 118: 72-87, January.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2015.08.001

Blankespoor, B., S. Dasgupta, and G. Lange. 2016. “Mangroves as a Protection from Storm Surges in a Changing Climate.” Ambio.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13280-016-0838-x

Borchert, Ingo, Batshur Gootiiz, Arti Grover Goswami, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2016. "Services Trade Protection and Economic Isolation." World Economy.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/twec.12327/abstract

Bown, Chad P., and Jennifer A. Hillman. 2016. "Bird Flu, the OIE, and National Regulation: The WTO's India - Agricultural Products Dispute," World Trade Review 15 (2): 235-257, April.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474745615000701

Bruhn, Miriam, and Jan Loeprick. 2016. “Small Business Tax Policy and Informality: Evidence from Georgia.” International Tax and Public Finance 23(5): 834-53, October.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10797-015-9385-9

Bruhn, Miriam, Luciana de Souza Leão, Arianna Legovini, Rogelio Marchetti, and Bilal Zia. 2016. “The Impact of High School Financial Education: Evidence from a Large-Scale Evaluation in Brazil.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economic 8(4): 256-95, October.
https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/app.20150149

Brune, Lasse, Xavier Gine, Jessica Goldberg and Dean Yang.2016. "Facilitating Savings for Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi." Economic Development and Cultural Change 64(2): 187-220.
http://www.nber.org/papers/w20946

Calderon, Cesar, and Ha Nguyen. 2016. “The cyclical nature of fiscal policy in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Journal of African Economies 25 (4): 548-579.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jae/ejw007

Capuno, Joseph J., Aleli D. Kraft, Stella Quimbo, Carlos R. Tan, and Adam Wagstaff. 2016. “Effects of Price, Information, and Transactions Cost Interventions to Raise Voluntary Enrollment in a Social Health Insurance Scheme: A Randomized Experiment in the Philippines.” Health Economics 25(6): 650-62, June.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hec.3291

Cilliers, Jacobus, Oeindrila Dube, and Bilal Siddiqi. 2016. “Reconciling after civil conflict increases social capital but decreases individual wellbeing.” Science 352 (Issue 6287): 787–794.
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6287/787

Clarke, George, Yue Li, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2016. “Business Environment, Economic Agglomeration, and Job Creation around the World.” Applied Economics 48 (Issue 33): 3088-3103, January.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2015.1136392

Constantinescu, Cristina, Aaditya Mattoo, and Michele Ruta. 2016. "Trade Turbulence: China’s transition to a new growth path is contributing to trade volatility today and will shape trade opportunities tomorrow." Finance and Development 53(1) : 47-49.
http://www.elibrary.imf.org/view/IMF022/23064-9781513570532/23064-9781513570532/23064-9781513570532_A015.xml

Constantinescu, Cristina, Aaditya Mattoo, and Michele Ruta. 2016. "Does the Trade Slowdown Matter?" Journal of Policy Modeling 38 (4): 711-22.

Croke, Kevin. 2016. "Tools of Single Party Hegemony in Tanzania: Evidence from Surveys and Survey Experiments." Democratization, March. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2016.1146696

Croke, Kevin. 2016. “Commentary: Exploiting randomized exposure to early childhood deworming programmes to study long-run effects: A research programme in progress.” International Journal of Epidemiology 45 (6): 2159-61.
https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyw344

Croke K., Grossman G., Larreguy H.A., Marshall J. 2016. "Deliberate Disengagement: How Education Can Decrease Political Participation in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes." American Political Science Review 110 (3): 579-600.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055416000253

Dang, Hai-Anh, and H. Rogers. 2016. “The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam.” The World Bank Economic Review 30 (1): 104-142.
http://wber.oxfordjournals.org/content/30/1/104.full

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq and David Wheeler. 2016. “Drinking Water Salinity and Infant Mortality in Coastal Bangladesh.” Water Economics and Policy 2 (1): 1650003-1-1650003-21.
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/pdf/10.1142/S2382624X1650003X?src=recsys

Dasgupta, Susmita, Md. Moqbul Hossain, Mainul Huq, and David Wheeler. 2016. “Facing the Hungry Tide: Climate Change, Livelihood Threats, and Household Responses In Coastal Bangladesh.” Climate Change Economics 7 (3), August.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S201000781650007X

Das, J., and M. Pai. 2016. "Assessing the quality of tuberculosis care in India - Authors' response." Lancet Infect Dis 16 (1):22.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00095-X

Das, Jishnu, and Aakash Mohpal. 2016. “Socioeconomic Status and Quality of Care in Rural India: New Evidence from Provider and Household Surveys.” Health Affairs 35(10): 1764-1773, October.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2016.0558

Das, Jishnu, Abhijit Chowdhury, Reshmaan Hussam, and Abhijit V. Banerjee. 2016. “The impact of training informal health care providers in India: A randomized controlled trial.” Science 354 (Issue 6308), October.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf7384

Das, Jishnu, Alaka Holla, Aakash  Mohpal, and Karthik Muralidharan. 2016. "Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India " American Economic Review 106 (12): 3765-3799.

De Andrade Gustavo Henrique, Miriam Bruhn, and David McKenzie. 2016. “A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on what governments can do to formalize firms.” The World Bank Economics Review 30(1): 24-54.
https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhu008

Deichmann, Uwe, Aparajita Goyal, and Deepak Mishra. 2016. "Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries?" Agricultural Economics 47 (S1): 21-33.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/agec.12300/abstract

Del Carpio, Ximena, Norman Loayza, and Tomoko Wada. 2016. “The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on the Amount and Type of Child Labor.” World Development 80 (Issue C): 33-47.

de Mel, Suresh, Dammika Herath, David McKenzie, and Yuvraj Pathak. 2016. “Radio frequency (un)identification: results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka.” Development Engineering 1: 4-11.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.deveng.2015.06.001 

De Weerdt, Joachim, K. Beegle, J. Friedman, and J. Gibson. 2016. “The challenge of measuring hunger through survey.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 64(4): 727-758.

Do, Quy-Toan, A. A. Levchenko, and C. Raddatz. 2016. “Comparative Advantage, International Trade, and Fertility.” Journal of Development Economics 119: 48-66, March.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2015.10.006

Dollar, David, Tatjana Kleineberg , and Aart Kraay. 2016. “Growth still is good for the poor.” European Economic Review  81: 68–85, January.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2015.05.008

Duggan, Mark, Craig Garthwaite, and Aparajita Goyal. 2016. "Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India." American Economic Review 106(1): 99-135, January.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/aer.20141301

Eden, Maya. 2016. “Excessive Financing Costs in a Representative Agent Framework.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 8(2): 215-237, April.

Fafchamps, Marcel, Michael Koelle and Forhad Shilpi. 2016. “Gold Mining and Proto-Urbanization: Recent Evidence from Ghana.” Journal of Economic Geography 1-34, June.
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Fernald, L.C., E. Galasso, J. Qamruddin, C. Ranaivoson, L. Ratsifandrihamanana, C.P. Stewart, and A.M. Weber. 2016. “A Cluster-randomized, Controlled Trial of Nutritional Supplementation and Promotion of Responsive Parenting in Madagascar: The MAHAY Study Design and Rationale. BMC Public Health 16(1): 466.
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Fernandes, Ana M., Caroline Freund, and Martha Denisse Pierola.  2016. “Exporter Behavior, Country Size and Stage of Development: Evidence from the Exporter Dynamics Database.” Journal of Development Economics 119: 121-137, March.
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Ferreira, Francisco, S. Chen, A. Dabalen, Y. Dikhanov, N. Hamadeh, D. Jolliffe,
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Fukase, Emiko, and Will Martin. 2016. “Who Will Feed China in the 21st Century? Income Growth and the Demand and Supply for Food in China.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 67(1): 3-23.
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Gao, Nan, Cheryl X. Long, and L. Colin Xu. 2016.“Collective Leadership, Career Concern, and the Housing Market in China: The Role of Standing Committees.” Review of Development Economics 20 (Issue 1): 1-13, February.
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Gibson, John, and David McKenzie. 2016. “How Reliable are Survey Estimates of Remittances? Evidence from a Cross Reporting Survey Exercise.” Migration Studies 5(1): 97-115, December.
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Gonzalez, Laura, Caio Piza, Linnet Taylor, Tulio Cravo and Samer Abdelnour. 2016. "The Impacts of Business Support Services for Small and Medium Enterprises on Firm Performance in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review." Campbell Systematic Reviews 12(1), January 4, 2016.
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Gootiiz, Batshur, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2016. "Regionalism in Services: A Study of ASEAN." The World Economy.
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Groh, Matthew, Nandini Krishnan, David McKenzie, and Tara Vishwanath. 2016. “The impact of soft skills training on female youth employment: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Jordan.” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 5:9.
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Groh, Matthew, Nandini Krishnan, David McKenzie and Tara Vishwanath. 2016. “Do wage subsidies provide a stepping stone to employment for recent College graduates? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Jordan.” Review of Economics and Statistics 98(3): 488-502, July.
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Hallward‐Driemeier, M., B. Rijkers, and A. Waxman.  2016.  "Do Employers' Responses to Crises Impact Men and Women Differently? Firm‐level Evidence from Indonesia." Review of Development Economics.
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Hertel, T., J. Steinbuks, and W. Tyner. 2016. “What is the Social Value of Second Generation Biofuels?” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 38 (4): 599-617.
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Hirshleifer, Sarohini, David McKenzie, Rita Almeida, and Cristobal Ridao-Cano. 2016. “The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey.” Economic Journal 126(597): 2115-2146, November.
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Huang, Fali, Ginder Zhe Jin, and Lixin Colin Xu. 2016. “Love, Money, and Parental Goods: Does Parent Matchmaking Matter?” Journal of Comparative Economics. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jce.2016.09.005

Henrique de Andrade, Gustavo, Miriam Bruhn, and David McKenzie. 2016. "A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms." World Bank Econonic Review 30 (1): 24-54
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Hoff, Karla, and Joseph E. Stiglitz. 2016. “Striving for balance in economics: Towards a theory of the social determination of behavior.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 126, Part B: 25-57. 

Jacoby, Hanan G. 2016. “Food prices, wages, and welfare in rural India.” Economic Inquiry 54(1): 159-176.
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Jakiela, P. and Owen Ozier. 2016.  "Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies." The Review of Economic Studies 83 (1): 231-268.
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Jamasb, Tooraj,  Rabindra Nepal, and Govinda R. Timilsina.  “A Quarter Century Effort Yet to Come of Age: A Survey of Electricity Sector Reform in Developing Countries.” The Energy Journal 38 (3). 
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Jia, Xiangping, Robert Cull, Pei Guo, and Tao Ma. 2016. “Commercialization and Mission Drift: Evidence from a Large Chinese Microfinance Institution.” China Economic Review 40(3): 17-32, September.
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Jolliffe, Dean, and Espen Prydz. 2016. “Estimating International Poverty Lines from Comparable National Thresholds.” Journal of Economic Inequality 14(2): 185-198.

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Keefer, Philip , and Stuti Khemani. 2016. "The Government Response to Informed Citizens: New Evidence on Media Access and the Distribution of Public Health Benefits in Africa " World Bank Economic Review 30 (2): 233-267.
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Kerr, Sari Pekkala , William Kerr, Çag˘lar Özden, and Christopher Parsons. 2016. "Global Talent Flows." Journal of Economic Perspectives 30(4): 83-106, Fall.
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Kondylis, Florence, Valerie Mueller, Glenn Sheriff, and Siyao Zhud. 2016. "Do Female Instructors Reduce Gender Bias in Diffusion of Sustainable Land Management Techniques? Experimental Evidence from Mozambique." World Development  28: 436-449, February.
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Kraay, Aart, and Peter Murrell. 2016. “Misunderestimating Corruption.” Review of Economics and Statistics 98(3): 455-466, July.
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Lakner, Christoph, and  Milanovic Branko. 2016. “Global Income Distribution: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to the Great Recession.” World Bank Economic Review 30(2): 203-232.

Lederman, Daniel, and Guido Porto. 2016. "The Price Is Not Always Right: On the Impacts of Commodity Prices on Households (and Countries)." World Bank Research Observer 31 (1): 168-197.
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Loayza, Norman, and  Jamele Rigolini. 2016. “The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality: Evidence from the Commodity Boom in Peru.” World Development 84 (Issue C): 219-234.

Loayza, Norman. 2016. “Informality in the Process of Development and Growth.” The World Economy 39(12): 1856–1916, December.
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McKenzie, David, and David Groh. 2016. “Macroinsurance for microenterprises: A randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt.” Journal of Development Economics 118: 13-25.
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McKenzie, David, Emily Beam and Dean Yang. 2016. “Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines.”  Economic Development and Cultural Change 64(2): 323-68.

McKenzie, David, Nabila Assaf and Ana Paula Cusolito. 2016. “The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships:  Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen.” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 5(1).

Murgai, Rinku, Martin Ravallion and Dominique van de Walle. 2016. "Is Workfare Cost Effective against Poverty in a Poor Labor-Surplus Economy?" World Bank Economic Review. 30(3):413–445.

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Otsuka, Keijiro, Yanyan Liu, and Futoshi Yamauchi. 2016. “The Future of Small Farms in Asia.” Development Policy Review 34: 441–461.

Otsuka, Keijiro, Yanyan Liu, and Futoshi Yamauchi. 2016. “Growing Advantage of Large Farms in Asia and Its Implications for Global Food Security.” Global Food Security 11: 5-10, December.
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Piza, Caio, and Mauricio José Serpa Barros de Moura. 2016. "The effect of a land titling programme on households’ access to credit." Journal of Development Effectiveness 8(1): 129-155, January.
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Rijkers, B, H.  Arouri, and L. Baghdadi. 2016.  "Are Politically Connected Firms More Likely to Evade Taxes? Evidence from Tunisia." World Bank Econ Rev 30 (Supplement_1): S166-S175.
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Satyanarayana, S., A. Kwan, B. Daniels, R. Subbaraman, A. McDowell, S. Bergkvist, R. K. Das, V. Das, J. Das, and M. Pai. 2016. "Use of standardised patients to assess antibiotic dispensing for tuberculosis by pharmacies in urban India: a cross-sectional study." Lancet Infect Dis.
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Serven, Luis, and Anton Korinek. 2016. “Undervaluation through foreign reserve accumulation: Static losses, dynamic gains.” Journal of International Money and Finance 64: 104-136.

Smets, Lodewijk, Stephen Knack, and Nadia Molenaers 2016. “World Bank Lending and the Quality of Economic Policy.” Journal of Development Studies 52(1): 72-91.
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Steinbuks, J., and T. Hertel. 2016. “Confronting the Food-Energy-Environment Trilemma: Global Land Use in the Long Run.” Environmental and Resource Economics 63(3): 545-570.
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Timilsina, Govinda R. 2016. “Will global convergence of per-capita emissions lead the way to meeting the UNFCCC goal?” Carbon Management, May 
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Timilsina, Govinda R., and Mike Toman.  2016. “Potential Gains from Expanding Regional Electricity Trade in South Asia.” Energy Economics 60: 6-14, November.
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Timilsina, Govinda, Dusan Drabik and Harry de Gorter. 2016. “Producing Biodiesel from Soybeans in Zambia: An Economic Analysis.” Food Policy 59: 103–109.

Timilsina, Govinda, Gal Hochman and Iryna Fedets. 2016. “Understanding Energy Efficiency Barriers in Ukraine: Insights from a Survey of Commercial and Industrial Firms.” Energy 106: 203-211.
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Udoha NK, Ohiri K, Chima CC, Ogundeji YK, Rone A, Nwangwu CW, Lanthorn H, Croke K, Reich MR. 2016. “Influence of Organizational Structure and Administrative Processes on the Performance of State-Level Malaria Programs in Nigeria.” Health Systems and Reform 2 (4):331-356.
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van de Walle, Dominique, Martin Ravallion, Vibhuti Mendiratta, and Gayatri Koolwal. "Long-term Gains from Electrification in India."  World Bank Economic Review 31(2): 385-41, June 2017.
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Wagner, Z., E. Gong, D. de Walque, and W. H. Dow. 2016. "The Impact of Positive Income Shocks on Risky Sexual Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania." AIDS Behav.
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Wagstaff, Adam, Daniel Cotlear, Patrick Hoang-Vu Eozenou, and Leander R. Buisman. 2016. “Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries.” Oxford Review of Economic Policy 32 (1):147-189.
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Wang, Xiaobing, Futoshi Yamauchi, and Jikun Huang. 2016. “Rising wages, Mechanization, and the Substitution between Capital and Labor: Evidence from Small Scale Farm System in China.” Agricultural Economics 47: 309–317.

Wang, Xiaobing, Futoshi Yamauchi, Keijiro Otsuka, and Jikun Huang. 2016. “Wage Growth, Landholding, and Mechanization in Chinese Agriculture.” World Development 86: 30-45.
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