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2009 Journal Articles

Adamantiades, A., and I. Kessides. 2009.  "Nuclear Power For Sustainable Development: Current Status And Future Prospects." Energy Policy 37(12): 5149-66.

Ahmed, Syud Amer, and Terrie L. Walmsley. 2009.  "Gains from the Liberalization of Temporary Migration: The Case of India."South Asia Economic Journal 10(1): 61-80.

Ahmed, Syud Amer, Noah S. Diffenbaugh, and Thomas W. Hertel. 2009.  "Climate Volatility Deepens Poverty Vulnerability in Developing Countries." Environmental Research Letters 4(34004).

Alderman, Harold H., Hans Hoogeveen, and Mariacristina Rossi 2009."Preschool Nutrition and Subsequent Schooling Attainment: Longitudinal Evidence from Tanzania." Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(2): 239-60.

Alderman, Harold H., and Sebastian Linnemayr 2009."Anemia In Low Income Countries Is Unlikely To Be Addressed By Economic Development Without Additional Programs." Food And Nutrition Bulletin 30(3): 265-70.

Alderman, Harold H., Biram Ndiaye, Sebastian Linnemayr, Abdoulaye Kane, Claudia Rokx, Hadidiatou Dieng, and Menno Sibanda 2009."Effectiveness of a Community-based Intervention to Improve Nutrition in Young Children in Senegal: A Difference in Difference Analysis." Public Health Nutrition 12(5): 667-73.

Azzarri, Carlo, and Gero Carletto. 2009."Modeling Migration Dynamics In Albania: A Hazard Model Approach." Journal Of South-East Europe And Black Sea Studies.

Baird, Sarah, Ephraim Chirwa, Craig Mcintosh, and Berk Ozler 2009."The Short-Term Impacts of a Schooling Conditional Cash Transfer Program on the Sexual Behavior of Young Women." Health Economics.

Barnhardt, Sharon, Dean Karlan, and Stuti Khemani. 2009.  "Participation in a School Incentive Programme in India." Journal of Development Studies 45(3): 369-90.

Beck, Thorsten, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Patrick Honohan 2009."Access to Financial Services: Measurement, Impact and Policies."World Bank Research Observer 23(3): 1-27.

Beegle, Kathleen, Joachim De Weerdt, and Stefan Dercon 2009."The Intergenerational Impact of the African Orphan Crisis: A Cohort Study from an HIV/AIDS Affected Area." International Journal of Epidemiology 38(2): 561-68.

Beegle, Kathleen G., Rajeev Dehejia, and Roberta Gatti. 2009."Why Should We Care about Child Labor? The Education, Labor Market and Health Consequences of Child Labor." Journal of Human Resources 44(4): 871-89.

Borchert, Ingo. 2009."Trade Diversion under Selective Preferential Market Access." Canadian Journal of Economics 42(4):1390-1410.

Borchert, Ingo, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2009."The Crisis-Resilience of Services Trade." The Service Industries Journal 30(14): 1-20.

Bown, Chad P., and Rachel Mcculloch. 2009.  "U.S.-Japan and U.S.-China Trade Conflict: Export Growth, Reciprocity, and the International Trading System." Journal of Asian Economics 20(6): 669-87.

Nauges, Celine, Jon Strand, and Ian Walker. 2009. "The Value of Water Connections in Central American Cities: A Revealed Preference Study." Environment and Development Economics 14: 349–70.

Bruhn, Miriam, and David McKenzie. 2009."In Pursuit of Balance: Randomization in Practice in Development Field Experiments."American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1(4): 200-32.

Buys, Piet, Uwe Deichmann, Craig Meisner, Thao Ton That, and David Wheeler. 2009."Country Stakes in Climate Change Negotiations: Two Dimensions of Vulnerability." Climate Policy 9(5): 1-20.

Chen, Shaohua, Ren Mu, and Martin Ravallion. 2009."Are There Lasting Impacts of Aid to Poor Areas? Evidence from Rural China."Journal of Public Economics 93(3): 512-28.

Chisari, Omar, and Ioannis N. Kessides. 2009.  "Pricing Dynamics of Network Utilities in Developing Countries." Review of Network Economics 8(3): 1-21.

Chun, Heeran, and Monica Das Gupta. 2009."Gender Discrimination in Sex Selective Abortions and Its Transition in South Korea."Women's Studies International Forum 32(2):89-97.

Cull, Robert J., George R. Clarke, and Michael J. Fuchs. 2009."Bank Privatization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Uganda Commercial Bank." World Development 37(9): 1506-21.

Cull, Robert J., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Jonathan Morduch. 2009."Microfinance Meets the Market." Journal of Economic Perspectives 23(1): 167-92.

Cull, Robert J., L. Colin Xu, and Tian Zhu 2009."Formal Finance and Trade Credit during China's Transition." Journal of Financial Intermediation 18(2):173-192.

D'adda, Giovanna, Markus Goldstein, Joshua Zivin, Mabel Nangami, and Harsha Thirumurthy 2009."AERC-Cornell Symposium on 'Risk, Knowledge and Health in Africa': ARV Treatment and Time Allocation to Household Tasks: Evidence from Kenya." African Development Review 21(1): 180-208.

Das, Jishnu, Quy-Toan Do, Jed Friedman, and David McKenzie. 2009."Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Countries." World Bank Economic Review 23(1): 31-55.

Das Gupta, Monica, Mayra Buvinic, and Ursula Casabonne 2009."Gender, Poverty, and Demography: An Overview." World Bank Economic Review 23(3): 347-69.

Das Gupta, Monica, Woojin Chung, and Li Shuzhuo 2009."Evidence for an Incipient Decline in Numbers of Missing Girls in China and India." Population And Development Review 35(2): 401-16.

Das Gupta, Monica, and Lawrence Gostin 2009."Building Global Public Goods in Health: The Roles of Donors and International Agencies." Lancet 373(9672): 1395-97.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq, M. Khaliquzzaman, and David Wheeler. 2009."Improving Indoor Air Quality for Poor Families: A Controlled Experiment in Bangladesh." Indoor Air 19(1): 22-32.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Craig Meisner, Benoit Laplante, David Wheeler, and Jianping Yan. 2009."The Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis." Climatic Change 93(3): 379-88.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Piet Buys, Timothy Thomas, and David Wheeler. 2009.  "Determinants of a Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Spatial Econometric Analysis of Cell Phone Coverage." World Development 37(9): 1494-1505.

Deininger, Klaus W., and Gershon Feder. 2009.  "Land Registration, Governance, and Economic Development: Evidence and implications for policy." World Bank Research Observer 24(2): 233-66.

Deininger, Klaus W., and Songqing Jin. 2009.  "Securing Property Rights in Transition: Lessons from Implementation of China's Rural Land Contracting Law." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 70(2): 22-28.

Deininger, Klaus W., and Jin. S. 2009.  "Land Rental Markets in the Process of Rural Structural Transformation: Productivity and Equity Impacts from China." Journal Of Comparative Economic  37(4): 548-66.

Deininger, Klaus W., Stein T.Holden, and Hosaena. G. 2009.  "Impacts of Low-Cost Land Certification on Investment and Productivity." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(2): 359-73.

Deininger, Klaus W., S. Jin, and K. Nagarajan. 2009.  "Land Reforms, Poverty Reduction, and Economic Growth: Evidence from India." Journal of Development Studies 45(4): 496-521.

Deininger, Klaus W., and S. Jin. 2009.  "Key Constraints of Rural Nonfarm Activity in Tanzania: Combining Investment Climate and Household Surveys." Journal of African Economies 18(2): 319-61.

Deininger, Klaus W., S. Jin, and Hari.K. Nagarajan. 2009.  "Determinants and Consequences of Land Sales Market Participation: Panel Evidence from India." World Development  37(2): 410-21.

de Walque, Damien. 2009."Parental Education and Children?s Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from Recomposed Families in Rwanda." Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(4): 723-46.

de Walque, Damien. 2009."Does Education Affect HIV Status? Evidence from Five African Countries." World Bank Economic Review23(2): 209-33.

Deichmann, Uwe, Forhad J. Shilpi, and Renos Vakis. 2009."Urban Proximity, Agricultural Potential and Non-Farm Employment: Evidence from Bangladesh." World Development 37(3): 645-60.

Deichmann, Uwe, and Nobuo Yoshida. 2009."Measurement of Accessibility and Its Applications." Journal of Infrastructure Development 1(1): 1-15.

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli, Stijn Claessens, and Fariborz Moshirian. 2009."Global Financial Crisis, Risk Analysis and Risk Measurement." Journal of Banking and Finance 33(11): 1949-52.

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli
, and Ross Levine. 2009."Finance and Inequality: Theory and Evidence." Annual Review of Financial Economics 1: 287-318.

Dimaranan, Betina, Elena Ianchovichina, and William J. Martin. 2009.  "How Will the Growth of China and India Affect the World Economy." Review of World Economics 145(3): 551-71.

Do, Quy-Toan, and Andrei Levchenko. 2009."Trade, Inequality, and the Political Economy of Institutions." Journal of Economic Theory 114(4): 1489-1520.

Fajnzylber, Pablo, and Ana Margarida Fernandes. 2009."International Economic Activities and the Demand for Skilled Labor; Evidence from Brazil and China." Applied Economics 41(5): 563-77.

Fan, J., R. Morck, B. Yeung, and L. Colin Xu. 2009."Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment: China vs. the Rest of the World."World Development 37(4): 852-65.

Fernandes, Ana Margarida. 2009."Structure and Performance of the Service Sector in Transition Economies." Economics of Transition 17(3): 467-501.

Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Branko L. Milanovic. 2009."Introduction to a Special Issue on Inequality, Politics and Power."Journal of Economic Inequality 7(1): 3-4.

Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Norbert Schady. 2009.""Aggregate Economic Shocks, Child Schooling and Child Health." World Bank Research Observer 24(2): 147-81.

Friedman, Jed, and Duncan Thomas. 2009."Population Mental Health amidst Financial Crisis: Evidence from Indonesia." World Bank Economic Review 23(1): 57-76.

Gine, Xavier, and Dean Yang. 2009."Insurance, Credit, and Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi."Journal of Development Economics 89(1): 1-11.

Gine, Xavier, Nava Ashraf, and Dean Karlan. 2009.  "Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intevention in Kenya." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 91(4): 973-990.

Heckelman, Jac, and Steve Knack 2009."Aid, Economic Freedom and Growth." Contemporary Economic Policy 27(1): 46-53.

Hoff, Karla. 2009."Dysfunctional Finance: Positive Shocks Can Cause Negative Outcomes." Journal of Globalization and Development.

Hoff, Karla, Branko L. Milanovic, and Shale Horowitz. 2009."Government Turnover: Concepts, Measures, and Applications."European Journal of Political Research.

Horowitz, Shale, Karla Hoff, and Branko L. Milanovic. 2009.  "Government Turnover: Concepts, Measures, and Applications."European Journal of Political Research 48(1): 107-29.

Huang, Jikun, Yu Liu, William J. Martin, and Scott Rozelle. 2009.  "Changes in Trade and Domestic Distortions Affecting China’s Agriculture." Food Policy 34(5): 407-16.

Jacoby, Hanan, and Ghazala Mansuri. 2009."Incentives, Supervision, and Sharecropper Productivity." Journal of Development Economics 88(2): 232-41.

Kee, Hiau Looi, Alessandro Nicita, and Marcelo Olarreaga. 2009."Estimating Trade Restrictiveness Indices." Economic Journal119: 1-28.

Kee, Hiau Looi. 2009.  "Findlay-Grubert versus Rybczynski: Testing Growth Hypotheses in Classic Trade Theories Using Singapore's Industries." Journal of International Trade and Economic Development 18(4): 443-86.

Kee, Hiau Looi. 2009.  "The Coefficient of the Whole is an Average of the Coefficients of Its Parts: A Special Case of Restricted Least Squares." Economics Letters 104(3): 136-39.

Keefer, Philip. 2009."Inequality, Collective Action, and Democratization." Political Science and Politics 41(4): 661-66.

Keefer, Philip E., and Stuti Khemani 2009."When do Legislators Pass on Pork? The Role of Political Parties in Determining Legislator Effort." American Political Science Review 103(1): 99-112.

Khandker, Shahidur R., Zaid Bakht, and Gayatri Koolwal. 2009.  "The Poverty Impact of Rural Roads: Evidence from Bangladesh."Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(4): 685-722.

Khemani, Stuti, Sharon Barnhardt, and Dean Karlan. 2009."Participation in a School Incentive Program in Karnataka." Journal of Development Studies 45(3):369-390.

Kilic, Talip, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Benjamin Billard, and Alberto Zezza 2009."Investing Back Home: Return Migration and Business Ownership in Albania." Economics of Transition 17(3): 587-623.

Kilic, Talip, Gero Carletto, Juna Miluka, and Sara Savastano 2009."Rural Non-Farm Income And Its Impact On Agriculture: Evidence From Albania." Agricultural Economics 40(2):139-60.

King, Elizabeth M., and Jere Behrman 2009."Symposium on Evaluation: Timing and Duration of Exposure in Evaluations of Social Programs." World Bank Research Observer 24(1): 55-82.

Klapper, Leora, A.N. Berger, and Rima Turk-Ariss 2009."Bank Competition and Financial Stability." Journal of Financial Services Research 35(2): 99-118.

Knack, Steve. 2009."Sovereign Rents and Quality of Tax Policy and Administration." Journal of Comparative Economics 37(3):359-71.

Kohli, A., S. Komisar, and Claudio Montenegro. 2009."Maximizing Domestic Water Accessibility: A Statistical Model." Desalination248(1): 530-36.

Lanjouw, Peter F., and Rinku Murgai. 2009.  "Poverty Decline, Agricultural Wages and Non-Farm Employment  in Rural India: 1983-2004." Agricultural Economics 40(2): 243-63.

Larson, Donald F., and Gunnar Breustedt. 2009."Will Markets Direct Investments under the Kyoto Protocol? Lessons from the Activities Implemented Jointly Pilots." Environmental and Resource Economics 43(3): 433-56.

Larson, Donald F., and Frank Plessmann 2009."Do Farmers Choose to be Inefficient: Evidence from Bicol." Journal of Development Economics 90(1): 24-32.

Lederman, Daniel, and Claudio Bravo Ortega 2009."Agriculture and National Welfare around the World." El Trimestre Economico(303).

Loayza, Norman V., and Linda Kaltani. 2009.  "Initial Conditions and the Outcome of Economic Reform." Economics Letters 101(3): 230-33.

Loayza, Norman V., Roberto Chang, and Linda Kaltani. 2009."Openness Can Be Good for Growth: The Role of Policy Complementarities." Journal of Development Economics 90(1): 33-49.

Loayza, Norman V., and Naotaka Sugawara. 2009.  "The Informal Sector in Mexico: Basic Facts and Explanations." El Trimestre Económico.

Lokshin, Michael. 2009."A Survey of Poverty Research in Russia: Does it Follow the Scientific Method?" Economic Systems 33(3): 191-212.

Lokshin, Michael M., and Elena Glinskaya. 2009.  "The Effect of Male Migration on Employment Patterns of Females in Nepal."World Bank Economic Review 23(3): 481-507.

Maloney, William F., and Kishore Gawande. 2009.  "Foreign Informational Lobbying can enhance tourism; evidence from the Caribbean." Journal of Development Economics 90(2): 267-75.

Maloney, William F., and Daniel Lederman. 2009.  "In Search of the Missing Curse." Economia, the journal of LACEA: 1-57.

Martin, William J. 2009.  "Some Support Policy Options for Cotton in China." China Agricultural Economic Review 1(1): 23-37.

Martin, William J., E. Ianchovichina, and Maros. Ivanic. 2009.  "Implications of the Growth of China and India for the Middle East."Middle East Development Journal  1(1): 79-103.

Mattoo, Aaditya, Nancy Bridsall, and Arvind Subramanian. 2009."India and Climate Change: India's Options." Economic and Political Weekly 44(0): 43-50.

Mattoo, Aaditya, and Batshur Gootiiz. 2009."Services in Doha: What's on the Table?" Journal Of World Trade 43(5): 1013-30.

Mattoo, Aaditya, and Arvind Subramanian. 2009."From Doha to the Next Bretton Woods: A New Multilateral Trade Agenda." Foreign Affairs 88(1): 15-26.

Mattoo, Aaditya, and Arvind Subramanian. 2009."Currency Underevaluationand Sovereign Wealth Funds: A New Role for The World Trade Organization." The World Economy 32(8): 1135-64.

Mattoo, Aaditya, and Deepak K. Mishra. 2009.  "Foreign Professionals in the United States:  Regulatory Impediments to Trade."Journal Of International Economic Law 12(2): 435-56.

Mccarthy, Nancy, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, and Talip Kilic. 2009."Assessing The Impact Of Massive Out-Migration On Albanian Agriculture." European Journal of Development Research 21(3): 448-70.

McKenzie, David, Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do, and Jed Friedman. 2009."Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries." World Bank Economic Review 23(1): 31-55.

McKenzie, David, Suresh De Mel, and Christopher Woodruff. 2009."Measuring Microenterprise Profits: Must We Ask How the Sausage Is Made?" Journal of Development Economics 88(1): 19-31.

McKenzie, David, Suresh De Mel, and Christopher Woodruff. 2009."Are Women More Credit Constrained: Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1(3): 1-32.

McKenzie, David, John Gibson, Halahingano Rohorua, and Pilar Garcia-Martinez. 2009."How Do Pacific Island Households and Communities Cope with Seasonally Absent Members?" Pacific Economic Bulletin 24(3):19-38.

McKenzie, David, John Gibson, and Steven Stillman. 2009."Migration and Mental Health: Evidence from a Natural Experiment."Journal of Health Economics 28(3):677-687.

McKenzie, David, and Johan A. Mistiaen. 2009."Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-Based, Snowball, and Intercept Point Surveys." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 172(2): 339-60.

McKenzie, David, and Isha Ray 2009."Urban Water Supply in India: Status, Reform Options, and Possible Lessons." Water Policy11(4): 442-60.

Nauges, Celine, Jon Strand, and Ian Walker. 2009.  "The value of water connections in Central American cities: A revealed preference study."  Environment and Development Economics 14(3): 349-70.

Milanovic, Branko L., Shale Horowitz, and Karla Hoff. 2009."Government Turnover: Concepts, Measures, and Applications."European Journal of Political Research 48(1): 107-29.

Ng, Francis K. T., Kc Fung, and N. Aminian. 2009."A Comparative Analysis of Trade and Economic Integration in East Asia and Latin America." Economic Change and Restructuring 42(1): 105-37.

Ng, Francis K. T., Kc Fung, I. Korhonen, and K. Li. 2009. "China and Central & Eastern European Countries: Regional Networks, Global Supply Chain or International Competitors?" Journal of Economic Integration 24(3): 476-504.

Portugal-Perez, Alberto, and John S. Wilson. 2009.  "Trade Facilitation in Africa:  Why Reform Matters?" World Trade Review 8(3): 379-416.

Raddatz, Claudio E. 2009.  "A Review of: Bonds Markets in Latin America: On the Verge of a Big Bang?" Journal of Economic Literature 17: 1146-49. 

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. "Decentralizing Eligibility for a Federal Antipoverty Program: A Case Study for China." World Bank Economic Review 23(1): 1-30. 

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. "Bailing Out the World's Poorest." Challenge 52(2):55-80.

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. "Are There Lessons for Africa from China's Success Against Poverty?" World Development 37(2): 303-13.

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. "How Relevant is Targeting to the Success of the Antipoverty Program?" World Bank Research Observer24(2): 205-31.

Ravallion, Martin. 2009. "Evaluation in the Practice of Development." World Bank Research Observer 24(1): 29-54.

Ravallion, Martin, and Jose G. Montalvo. 2011. "A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction in Brazil, China, and India."World Bank Research Observer 26(1): 71-104.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2009. "Dollar a Day Revisited." World Bank Economic Review 23(2): 163-84.

Ravallion, Martin, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula. 2009. "Dollar a Day Revisited." World Bank Economic Review 23(2): 163-84.

Sawada, Yasuyuki, and Michael M. Lokshin. 2009. "Obstacles to School Progression in Rural Pakistan: An Analysis of Gender and Sibling Rivalry Using Field Survey Data." Journal Of Development Economics 88(2): 335-47.

Schmukler, Sergio, Eduardo Levy Yeyati, and Neeltje van Horen. 2009.  "International Financial Integration through the Law of One Price: The Role of Liquidity and Capital Controls." Journal of Financial Intermediation 18(): 432-63.

Serven, Luis, Edwin Goni, and J. Humberto Lopez. 2009. "Fiscal Redistribution and Equity in Latin America." Claves de la Economia Mundial 7.

Shilpi, Forhad J., and Marcel Fafchamps. 2009. "Isolation and Subjective Welfare: Evidence from South Asia." Economic Development and Cultural Change 57(4): 641-83.

Tarr, David, Edward Balistreri, and Thomas Rutherford. 2009.  "Modeling Services Liberalization: The Case of Kenya." Economic Modeling  26(3): 668-79.

Tarr, David, and Thomas Rutherford. 2012. "Services Liberalization in the Region of Russia under WTO Accession: Regional Household and Poverty Effects." International Journal of Services Technology and Management 17(2/3/4): 181-204.

Timilsina, Govinda R. 2009. "Carbon Tax under the Clean Development Mechanism: A Unique Approach for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Developing Countries." Climate Policy 9(2): 139-54.

Timilsina, Govinda R., and Hari B Dulal. 2009. "Regulatory instruments to control environmentalexternalities from the transport sector." European Transport 0(41): 80-112.

Timilsina, Govinda R., and Ashish Shrestha. 2009. "Factors Affecting Transport Sector CO2 Emissions Growth in Latin American and Caribbean Countries: An LMDI Decomposition Analysis." International Journal of Energy Research 33(4): 396-414.

Timilsina, Govinda R., and Ashish Shrestha. 2009. "Transport sector CO2 emissions growth in Asia:Underlying factors and policy options." Energy Policy 37(11): 4523-39.

van de Walle, Dominique. 2009. "Impact Evaluation of Rural Road Projects." Journal of Development Effectiveness 1(1): 15-36.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2009. "Reranking and Pro-Poor Growth: Decompositions for China and Vietnam." Journal of Development Studies45(9):1 403-25.

Wagstaff, Adam. 2009. "Correcting the Concentration Index: A Comment." Journal of Health Economics 28(2): 516-20.

Wagstaff, Adam, M. Lindelow, G. Jun, X. Ling, and Q. Juncheng. 2009. "Extending Health Insurance to the Rural Population: An Impact Evaluation of China ' s New Cooperative Medical Scheme." Journal of Health Economics 28(1): 1-19.

Wagstaff, Adam, and R. Moreno-Serra. 2009. "Europe and Central Asia's Great Post-Communist Social Health Insurance Experiment: Impacts on Health Sector Outcomes." Journal of Health Economics 28(2):322-40.

Wagstaff, Adam, Winnie Yip, Magnus Lindelow, and William Hsiao. 2009. "China's Health System and its Reform: A Review of Recent Studies." Health Economics 18(2):7-23.

Wane, Waly, and Bernard Gauthier. 2009. "Leakage of Public Resources in the Health Sector: An Empirical Investigation of Chad."Journal of African Economics 18(1):52-83.

Wang, Hua, Judith Dean, and Mary Lovely. 2009.  "Foreign Direct Investment and Pollution Havens: Evaluating the Evidence from China." Journal of Development Economics 90(1): 1-13.

Wang, H., J. Xie, and H. Li. 2009.  "Water Pricing with Household Surveys: A Study of Acceptability and Willingness to Pay in Chongqing, China." China Economic Review (): 1-14.

Wilson, John S., Helble Matthias, and Shepherd Ben. 2009.  "Transparency and Regional Integration in the Asia Pacific." World Economy 32(3): 479-508.

Wilson, John S., Witold Czbala, and Ben Shepherd. 2009.  "Help or Hindrance? The Impact of Harmonized Standards on African Exports." Journal of African Economies 18(5): 711-44.

Wilson, John S., Geoffrey Shepherd, and Ben Fisher. 2009.  "Trade Facilitation in ASEAN Member Countries: Measuring Progress and Assessing Priorities." Journal of Asian Economics 20(4): 367-83.

Winters, Paul, Benjamin Davis, Gero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, Kostas Stamoulis, Esteban Quiones, and Alberto Zezza. 2009. "Assets, Activities and Rural Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from a Multicountry Analysis." World Development 37(9):1435-52.

Xu, L. Colin, and Xiao-Yuan Dong. 2009. "Labor Restructuring in China's Industrial Sector: Toward a Functioning Urban Labor Market." Journal of Comparative Economics 37(2): 28 7-305.

Yip, Winnie, Adam Wagstaff, and William Hsiao. 2009. "Economic analysis of China's health care system: turning a new page."Health Economics 18(2):3-6.

Zezza, Alberto, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Kostas Stamoulis, and Paul Winters. 2009. "Rural Income Generating Activities: Whatever Happened to the Institutional Vacuum? Evidence from Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam." World Development37(7):1297-1306.

Zivin, Joshua, Harsha Thirumurthy, and Markus Goldstein. 2009.  "AIDS treatment and intrahousehold resource allocation: Children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya." Journal of Public Economics 93(7): 1008-15.

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