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2014 Journal Articles

Journal articles by the staff of the World Bank's Development Research Group. Please note that articles are often available only to journal subscribers.

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2014 Journal Articles

Ali, Daniel Ayalew, and Klaus Deininger. 2014. "Causes and implications of credit rationing in rural Ethiopia: The importance of zonal variation." Journal of African Economies 23(4):493-527.

Ali, Daniel Ayalew, Klaus Deininger, and Markus Goldstein 2014. "Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa: Pilot evidence from Rwanda."< em>Journal of Development Economics 110: 262-75.

Ali, Daniel Ayalew, Klaus Deininger,and Marguerite Duponchel. 2014. “Credit Constraints and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from rural Rwanda.” Journal of Development Studies 50(5):649-65.

Allen, Franklin, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun Qian, Lemma Senbet, and Patricio Valenzuela. 2014. “The African financial development and financial inclusion gaps.” Journal of African Economies 23(5): 614-642.

Anginer, D., and Asli Demirguc-Kunt. 2014.  “Has the global banking system become more fragile over time?” Journal of Financial Stability 13: 202-213. 

Anginer, Deniz, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Min Zhu. 2014. “How Does Competition Affect Bank Systemic Risk?” Journal of Financial Intermediation 23 (1):1-26, January.

Anginer, D., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and M. Zhu.  2014.  “How does deposit insurance affect bank risk? Evidence from the recent crisis.” Journal of Banking and Finance 48: 312-321.  

Anginer, Deniz,  Augusto de la Torre, and Alain Ize. 2014. “Risk-Bearing by the State: When is it Good Public Policy?” Journal of Financial Stability 10: 76-86, February.

Anzoategui, Diego, Asli Demirguec-Kunt, and Maria Soledad Martinez Peria. 2014. “Remittances and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from El Salvador.” World Development 54: 338-49.

Arnold, Jens Matthias, Beata Javorcik, Molly Lipscomb, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2014. "Services Reform and Manufacturing Performance: Evidence from India." The Economic Journal 126 (February), 1–39.

Artuc, Erhan, and P. M. Pourpourides. 2014. “R&D and aggregate fluctuations.” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 47: 54-71.

Atun, Rifat, Luiz Odorico Monteiro De Andrade, Gisele Almeida, Daniel Cotlear, T Dmytraczenko, Patricia Frenz, Patrícia Garcia, Octavio Gómez-Dantés, Felicia M Knaul, Carles Muntaner, Juliana Braga De Paula, Felix Rígoli, Pastor Castell-Florit Serrate, andAdam Wagstaff. 2014. “Health-system reform and universal health coverage in Latin America.” The Lancet.

Ayyagari, Meghana , Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2014. “Who Creates Jobs in Developing Countries?" Small Business Economics 43 (Issue 1):  75-99, June.

Ayyagari, Meghana,  Asli Demirguec-Kunt,  and Vojislav Maksimovic. 2014. “Bribe Payments and Innovation in Developing Countries: Are Innovating Firms Disproportionately Affected?” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 49 (1): 51-75, February. 

Baird, Sarah, Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Berk Ozler, and Michael Woolcock. 2014. “Conditional, unconditional and everything in between: a systematic review of the effects of cash transfer programmes on schooling outcomes.” Journal of Development Effectiveness 6 (1):1-43, January.

Baird, S., E. Gong, C. McIntosh, and Berk Ozler. 2014.  “The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing.” Journal of Health Economics 37 (1):  98-112.

Bastos, Paulo, Natalia P. Monteiro,and Odd Rune Straume. 2014. “The Impact of Private vs. Public Ownership on the Level and Structure of Employment.” Economics of Transition 22 (2): 247-80, April.

Bastos, Paulo, Natalia P. Monteiro and Odd Rune Straume.  2014. “The effect of private versus public ownership on labor earnings.” Oxford Economic Papers 66: 983-1005.

Beck, Thorsten, and Robert Cull. 2014. “Les Systémes Bancaires en Afrique Subsaharienne: un état des lieux.” Revue D’Economique Financiere 116(4): 43-56.

Beck, Thorsten, and Robert Cull. "SME finance in Africa. 2014." Journal of African Economies 23(5): 583-613.

Bertay, A. C., Asli Demirguc-Kunt, and Harry Huizinga. 2014. “Bank ownership and credit over the business cycle: Is lending by state banks less procyclical?” Journal of Banking and Finance  50: 326–339.

Bhargava, Alok, Aravinda M. Guntupalli, Michael Lokshin, and Larry L. Howard. 2014. “Modeling the Effects of Immunizations Timing on Child Health Outcomes in India.” Health Economics 23 (5): 606-20, May. 

Blankespoor, Brian, Susmita Dasgupta, and Benoit Laplante. 2014. "Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Wetlands." Ambio 1(March): 1-10.

Boerma, Ties, Patrick Eozenou, David Evans, Tim Evans, Marie-Paule Kieny, and Adam Wagstaff. 2014. “Monitoring Progress towards Universal Health Coverage at Country and Global Levels.” PLoS Med 11(9): 1-8.

Borchert, Ingo, Batshur Gootiiz, and Aaditya Mattoo. 2014. “Policy Barriers to International Trade in Services: Evidence from a New Database." World Bank Economic Review 28(1): 162-188.

Bown, Chad P. 2014. “Trade Policy Flexibilities and Turkey: Tariffs, Anti-dumping, Safeguards and WTO Dispute Settlement.”  World Economy 37 (2):193-218, February. 

Bown, Chad P., and Mark Wu. 2014. “Safeguards and the Perils of Preferential Trade Agreements: Dominican Republic-Safeguard Measures.” World Trade Review 13 (2): 179-227, April.

Bown, Chad P., and Meredith Crowley. 2014. “Emerging Economies, Trade Policy, and Macroeconomic Shocks.“ Journal of Development Economics 111: 261-73.

Bown, Chad P., and Petros C. Mavroidis. 2014. “Introduction.” World Trade Review 13 (2): 143-47, April.

Bown, Chad P., and Petros C. Mavroidis, eds.. 2014. “Special Issue: WTO Case Law Covering 2012.” World Trade Review 13(2): 143-442.

Brinks, Daniel M., and Varun Gauri. 2014. “The Law's Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Judicializing Social and Economic Rights.” Perspectives on Politics 12 (2): 375-93, June.

Bruhn, Miriam, and Inessa Love. 2014. “The Real Impact of Improved Access to Finance: Evidence from Mexico.” Journal of Finance69 (3): 1347-76, June. 

Bruhn, Miriam, and David McKenzie. 2014. “Entry regulation and formalization of microenterprises in developing countries.” World Bank Research Observer 29(2): 186-201.

Bruhn, Miriam, Gabriel Lara Ibarra and David McKenzie. 2014. “The Minimal Impact of a Large-Scale Financial Education Program in Mexico City.” Journal of Development Economics 108: 184-89.

Cadot, Olivier, Ana Fernandes, Julien Gourdon, Aaditya Mattoo, and Jaime  de Melo 2014. “Evaluating Aid for Trade: A Survey of Recent Studies.” World Economy 37(4): 516-29, April.

Calderon, Cesar A., and Luis Serven. 2014. "The effects of infrastructure development on growth and income distribution." Annals of Economics and Finance 15(2): 521-534.

Campos, Francisco, Aidan Coville, Ana M. Fernandes, Markus Goldstein, and David McKenzie. 2014. “Learning from the experiments that never happened: Lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa.”Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 33: 4-24, September.

Clemens, Michael A., Çağlar Özden, Hillel Rapoport. 2014. “Migration and Development Research is Moving Far Beyond Remittances.” World Development 64: 121-124, December 2014.

Coarasa, Jorge, Jishnu Das, and Jeffrey Hammer. 2014. “Private Vs. Public.” Finance & Development 51(4): 34-36.

Cole, Shawn, Daniel Stein, and Jeremy  Tobacman. 2014. “Dynamics of Demand for Index Insurance: Evidence from a Long-Run Field Experiment.” American Economic Review 104 (5):284-90, May.

Comin, Diego, Norman Loayza, Farooq Pasha, and Luis Serven. 2014. "Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries."American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 6(4): 209-45.

Constantinescu, Cristina, Aaditya Mattoo, and Michael Ruta. 2014. “Slow Trade.” Finance & Development 51(4): 39-44.

Coville, Aidan, and Victor Orozco. 2014. “Moving from efficacy to effectiveness: using behavioural economics to improve the impact of WASH interventions.” Waterlines 33(1): 26-34.

Cruces, G., Peter F. Lanjouw, L. Lucchetti, E. Perova, R. Vakis, M. Viollaz. 2014. "Estimating poverty transitions using repeated cross-sections: a three-country validation exercise." The Journal of Economic Inequality 13 (2): 161-179.

Cull, RobertAsli Demirgüç-Kunt, and Jonathan Morduch. 2014. “Banks and Microbanks.” Journal of Financial Services Research  46 (1): 1-53.

Dadi, Gabriel B., Paul M. Goodrum, Timothy R. B. Taylor, and William F Maloney. 2014.  “Effectiveness of communication of spatial engineering information through 3D CAD and 3D printed models Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics.” Visualization in Engineering  2:9.

Dadi, Gabriel B., Timothy R. B. Taylor, P.M. Goodrum, Willian F. Maloney. 2014. “Performance of 3D computers and 3d printed models as a fundamental means for spatial engineering information visualization.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 41(10): 869-877.

Das, Jishnu, and Jeffrey Hammer. 2014. “Quality of primary care in low-income countries: Facts and economics.” Annual Review of Economics  6(1): 525-553.

Dang, Hai-Anh, Peter Lanjouw, Jill Luoto, and David McKenzie. 2014. “Using repeated cross-sections to explore movements into and out of poverty.” Journal of Development Economics 107 112-28, March.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Dan Hammer, Robin Kraft, and David Wheeler. 2014. “A Resource Allocation Model for Tiger Habitat Protection.” Journal of Management and Sustainability 4(3).

Dasgupta, Susmita, Dan Hammer, Robin Kraft, and David Wheeler. 2014. “Vyaghranomics in Space and Time: Estimating Habitat Threats for Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan and Sumatran Tigers.” Journal of Policy Modeling 36 (3):433-53, May.

Dasgupta, Susmita, Mainul Huq, Zahirul Huq Khan, Manjur Murshed Zahid Ahmed, Nandan Mukherjee, Malik Fida Khan, and Kiran Pandey. 2014. “Cyclones in a Changing Climate: The Case of Bangladesh." Climate and Development 6 (2): 96-110, April.

Deininger, Klaus, Songqing Jin, Songqing, and Fang Xia. 2014. “Moving Off the Farm: Land Institutions to Facilitate Structural Transformation and Agricultural Productivity Growth in China.” World Development 59 (1): 505-20, July.

Deininger, Klaus, Thea Hilhorst and Vera Songwe. 2014. “Identifying and addressing land governance constraints to support intensification and land market operation: Evidence from 10 African countries.” Food Policy 98: 76-87, October.

Dellas, H., and Ana Margarida Fernandes. 2014. “Finance and competition.”  Economic Journal 124 (575): 269-288.

Demirguc-Kunt, A., L. Klapper, and D. Randall. 2014. "Islamic Finance and Financial Inclusion: Measuring Use of and Demand for Formal Financial Services among Muslim Adults.” Review of Middle East Economics and Finance 10(2): 177–218.

de Andrade,Gustavo Henrique, Miriam Bruhn, and David McKenzie. 2014. "A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms." World Bank Economic Review, published online October. 

de Mel, Suresh, David McKenzie, and Christopher Woodruff. 2014. “Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-up, Growth, and Dynamics: Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka.” Journal of Development Economics 106: 199-210, January.

de Nicola, Francesca, and Xavier Gine. 2014. “How Accurate Are Recall Data? Evidence from Coastal India.” Journal of Development Economics 106: 52-65, January.

de Paula, Aureo, Gil Shapira, and Petra Todd. 2014. “How Beliefs about HIV status Affect Risky Behaviors: Evidence from Malawi.”Journal of Applied Econometrics 29(6): 944–964. 

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli. 2014.  “Presidential Address: Financial Inclusion.” Atlantic Economic Journal 42 (4): 349-356.   

Desai, Deval, Rosie Wagner, and Michael Woolcock. 2014. “The missing middle: Reconfiguring rule of law reform as if politics and process mattered.” Hague Journal on the Rule of Law 6(2): 230-53.

Devarajan, Shantayanan, Stuti Khemani, and Michael Walton. 2014.  "Can Civil Society Overcome Government Failure in Africa?" World Bank Research Observer 29 (1): 20-47.

Didier, Tatiana, and Sergio Schmukler. 2014.  "Debt Markets in Emerging Economies: Major Trends." Comparative Economic Studies 56: 200-28.

Diwan, F., G. Makana, David McKenzie, and S. Paruzzolo. 2014. “Invitation choice structure has no impact on attendance in a female business training program in Kenya.”  PLoS One  Oct  9 , 2014.  

Docquier, Frederic, Caglar Ozden, and Giovanni Peri. 2014. “The labour market effects of immigration and emigration in OECD.” The Economic Journal 124(579): 1106-45.

Doi, Yoko, David McKenzie, and Bilal Zia. 2014. “Who You Train Matters: Identifying Combined Effects of Financial Education on Migrant Households.” Journal of Development Economics 109 39-55, July. 

Drabik, D., H. de Gorter, and Govinda R. Timilsina.  2014. “The effect of biodiesel policies on world biodiesel and oilseed prices.”Energy Economics 44: 80-88.

D'Souza, Anna, and Dean Jolliffe. “Food Insecurity in Vulnerable Populations: Coping with Food Price Shocks in Afghanistan.”American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (3):790-812, April.

Fafchamps, Marcel, and Forhad Shilpi. 2014. “Education and Household Welfare.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 63(1): 73-115.

Fafchamps, Marcel, David McKenzie, Simon Quinn, and Christopher Woodruff. 2014. “Microenterprise Growth and the Flypaper Effect: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana.” Journal of Development Economics 106: 211-26, January.

Fattal Jaef, Roberto N., and Jose Ignacio Lopez. 2014. “Entry, Trade Costs, and International Business Cycles.” Journal of International Economics 94(2): 224-38.

Fay, Marianne, Jin-zhao Wang, Gailius Draugelis, and Uwe Deichmann. 2014. "The role of green governance in achieving sustainable urbanization in China." China & World Economy 22 (5): 19-36, September.

Fernandes, Ana Margarida, F. Campos, A. Coville, M. Goldstein, and D. McKenzie. 2014.  “Learning from the Experiments that Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa.” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies 33: 1-134.

Ferro, Esteban, Alberto Portugal-Perez, and John S. Wilson. 2014. “Aid to the Services Sector: Does it Affect Manufacturing Exports?” World Economy 37(4): 530-41, April.

Filmer, Deon P., and Norbert R. Schady. 2014.  "The Medium-Term Effects of Scholarships in a Low- Income Country."Journal of Human Resources 49(3): 663-94.

Freund, Caroline, Bob Rijkers. 2014. “Episodes of unemployment reduction in rich,  middle-income and transition economies.” Journal of Comparative Economics  42 (4): 907-923. 

Fukase, Emiko. 2014. “Foreign Wage Premium, Gender and Education: Insights from Vietnam Household Surveys.” World Economy 37(6): 834-55, June.

Fukase, Emiko. 2014. “Job Opportunities in Foreign Firms and Internal Migration in Vietnam.” Asian Economic Journal 28 (3): 279-299.


Fukase, Emiko. 2014. “Foreign Wage Premium, Gender and Education: Insights from Vietnam Household Surveys.” World Economy 37(6): 834-55, June.

Gibson, J., and David McKenzie. 2013. "The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy." Review of Economics and Statistics 96 (2): 229-43, May. 

Gibson, J., and David McKenzie. 2014.  “Scientific mobility and knowledge networks in high emigration countries: Evidence from the Pacific Research.” Policy  43 (9):  1486-1495. 

Gibson, John, David McKenzie, and Bilal Zia. 2014. “The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants.” World Bank Economic Review 28 (1): 130-161. 

Gibson, John, Kathleen Beegle, Joachim DeWeerdt, and Jed Friedman. 2014. “What Does Variation in Survey Design Reveal About the Nature of Measurement Error in Household Consumption? ” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics(online prepublication)

Giménez, Lea, and Dean Jolliffe. 2014. "Household Exposure to Food Price Shocks in Rural Bangladesh." The Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), Num. 1&2.

Giménez, Lea, and Dean Jolliffe. 2014. "Inflation for the Poor in Bangladesh: A Comparison of CPI and Household Survey Data." The Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), Number 1&2.

Giménez, Lea, Dean Jolliffe, and Iffath Sharif.  2014. “Bangladesh, a Middle Income Country by 2021: What Will It Take in terms of Poverty Reducation?” Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), (1/2): 1-19.

Gine, Xavier, and Dean S. Karlan. 2014. “Group versus individual liability: Short and long term evidence from Philippine microcredit lending groups.” Journal of Development Economics 107: 65-83, March.

Gobillon, Laurent, and Harris Selod. 2014. “Spatial mismatch, poverty, and vulnerable populations.” Handbook of Regional Science: 93-107.

Gopalan, Saji S., Ronald Mutasa, Jed Friedman, and Ashis Das. 2014. “Health Sector Demand-Side Financial Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review on Demand- and Supply-Side Effects.” Social Science & Medicine 100: 72–83, January.

Greene, Margaret, and Vijayendra Rao. 2014. “A compressão do mercado matrimonial eo aumento das uniões consensuais no Brasil.” Revista Brasileira de Estudos de População 9(2): 168-183.

Hanusch, M. and Philip E. Keefer. 2014. “Younger parties,  bigger spenders? Party age and political budget cycles.” European Economic Review 72: 1-18. 

Harrison, A. E., J. Y. Lin, L. Colin Xu. 2014. “Explaining Africa's (dis)advantage.” World Development 63: 59-77.

Haughton, Jonathan, and Shahidur R. Khandker. 2014. “The Surprising Effects of the Great Recession: Losers and Winners in Thailand in 2008-09.” World Development 56: 77-92. 

Haughton, Jonathan, Shahidur R. Khandker, and P. Rukumnuaykit. 2014. “Microcredit on a large scale: Appraising the Thailand village fund.” Asian Economic Journal  28 (4):  363-388.


Hillberry, Russell, Donald MacLaren and Suphanit Piyapromdee. 2014. “'Fair Trade' Coffee and the Mitigation of Local Oligopsony Power.” European Review of Agricultural Economics 41(4): 537-59.

Hochman, G., D. Rajagopal, Govinda R. Timilsina, and D. Zilberman. 2014. “Quantifying the causes of the global food commodity price crisis.” Biomass and Bioenergy  68: 106-114.  

Hoff, Karla, and Priyanka Pandey. 2014. “Making Up People-The Effect of Identity on Performance in a Modernizing Society.”Journal of Development Economics 106: 118-31, January. 

Hoff, Karla, Robert G. Valletta, and Jane S Lopus. 2014. “Lost in translation? Teacher training and outcomes in high school economics classes.” Contemporary Economic Policy 32(4): 695-709.

Iacovone, Leonardo, Aaditya Mattoo, and Andres Zahler Torres. 2014. “Trade and innovation in services: evidence from a developing economy.” World Economy 37(4): 953-79.

Ivanic, Maros, and Will Martin. 2014. “Implications of domestic price insulation for global food price behavior.” Journal of International Money and Finance 42: 272-88, April.

Ivanic, Maros, and Will Martin. 2014. “Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism.” Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 58 (4): 607-621.  

Jacoby, Hanan, and Basab Dasgupta. 2014. “Household Exposure to Food Price Shocks in Rural Bangladesh.”  Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), Nos.1&2.

Jose Serpa Barros De Moura, Mauricio, Marcos Ribeiro, and Caio Piza. 2014. “Are there any distributive effects of land title on labor supply ? Evidence from Brazil.” IZA Journal of Labor & Development 3(1): 1-18.

Kazianga, Harounan, Damien de Walque, and Harold Alderman. 2014. "School Feeding Programs, Intrahousehold Allocation and the Nutrition of Siblings: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Rural Burkina Faso." Journal of Development Economics 106: 15-34, January.

Keefer, Philip, and Stuti Khemani. 2014. “Mass media and public education: The effects of access to community radio in Benin.”Journal of Development Economics 109 57-72, July.

Khandker, Shahid R., and Hussain A. Samad. 2014. "Microfinance Growth and Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh: What Does the Longitudinal Data Say?" The Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), Num. 1&2.

Khandker, Shahidur R., Hussain A. Samad, Rubaba Ali, and Douglas F. Barnes. 2014. “Who Benefits Most from Rural Electrification? Evidence in India.” Energy Journal 35 (2):75-96, April. 

Klapper, Leora, and Inessa Love. 2014."The Impact of Business Environment Reforms on New Registrations of Limited Liability Companies." World Bank Economic Review, October.

Klapper, Leora, I. Love, and D. Randall. 2014. “New firm registration and the business cycle.” International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 11 (2): 287-306.

Knack, Stephen. 2014. “Building or Bypassing Recipient Country Systems: Are Donors Defying the Paris Declaration?” Journal of Develeopment Studies 50 (6):839-54.

Kraay, Aart C.  2014. “Government spending multipliers in developing countries: Evidence from lending by official creditors.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 6 (4): 170-208.

Kraay, Aart C., and David McKenzie. 2014. “Do Poverty Traps Exist? Assessing the Evidence.” Journal of Economic Perspective28(3): 127-48.

Lambert, S., Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle. 2014. “Intergenerational mobility and interpersonal inequality in an African economy.” Journal of Development Economics 110: 327-344. 

Larson, Donald F., Keijiro Otsuka, Tomoya Matsumoto, and Talip Kilic.2014. "Should African Rural Development Strategies Depend on Smallholder Farms? An Exploration of the Inverse-Productivity Hypothesis." Agricultural Economics 45 (3): 355-67, May.p>

Larson, Donald F., Julian Lampietti, Christophe Gouel, Carlo Cafiero, and John Roberts. 2014. "Food Security and Storage in the Middle East and North Africa." World Bank Economic Review 28 (1):48-73.

Liu, Yanyan, and Futoshi Yamauchi. 2014. “Population Density, Migration, and the Returns to Human Capital and Land: Insights from Indonesia.” Food Policy 48:182-193.

Loayza, Norman V., Jamele Rigolini, and Oscar Calvo-Gonzalez. 2014. “More Than You Can Handle: Decentralization and Spending Ability Of Peruvian Municipalities.” Economics & Politics 26 (1): 56-78, March.

Loayza, Norman V., Diego Comin, Farooq Pasha, and Luis Serven. 2014. "Medium Term Business Cycles in Developing Countries." American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 6(4): 209-45.

Love, Inessa, and Rima Turk Ariss. 2014. “Macro-Financial Linkages in Egypt: A Panel Analysis of Economic Shocks and Loan Portfolio Quality.”  Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money 28: 158-81.

MacLaren, Donald, Russell Hillberry, and Suphanit Piyapromdee.  2014. “'Fair Trade' Coffee and the Mitigation of Local Oligopsony Power.” European Review of Agricultural Economics 4(4): 537-559.

Macours, Karen, and Renos Vakis. 2014. “Changing Households' Investment Behaviour through Social Interactions with Local Leaders: Evidence from a Randomised Transfer Programme.” Economic Journal 124 (576): 607-33, May.

Mamingi, N., Susmita Dasgupta, B. Laplante, and J. H. Hong. 2014.  “Understanding firms' environmental performance: does news matter?” Environmental Economics and Policy Studies 9  (2):  67-79.

Mazzocco, Maurizio, Claudia Ruiz, and Shintaro Yamaguchi. 2014. “Labor Supply and Household Dynamics.” America Economic Review 104 (5):354-59, May.

McKenzie, David. 2014. “Review of "The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor.” Journal of Development Effectiveness 6 (2):211-14, April.

McKenzie, David, and Alejandrina Salcedo. 2014. “Japanese-Brazilians and the Future of Brazilian Migration to Japan.”International Migration 52 (2):66-83, April. 

McKenzie, David, and Christopher Woodruff. 2014. “What are we learning from business training evaluations around the developing world?” World Bank Research Observer 29 (1): 48-82.

McKenzie, David, and Berk Ozler. 2014. “Quantifying Some of the Impacts of Economics Blogs.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 62(3):567-97, April.

McKenzie, David, Caroline Theoharides, and Dean Yang. 2014. "Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market: Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks." American Economic Journal-Applied Economics 6 (2):49-75, April.

McKenzie, David, Marcel Fafchamps, Simon Quinn, and Chris Woodruff. 2014. “Microenterprise Growth and the Fly-paper Effect: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana.” Journal of Development Economics 106 (1016): 211-26.

Milanovic, Branko L. 2014. “The return of \"patrimonial capitalism\": A review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” Journal of Economic Literature 52 (2):  519-534. 

Mujeri, Mustafa, Dean Jolliffe, and Iffath Sharif. 2014. “A Decade of Progress in Reducing Poverty: An Introduction to the Special Issue.” The Bangladesh Development Studies 37 (March-June), Number 1&2.

Nghiem, Son, Alessandro Sorichetta, Christopher Elvidge, Christopher Small, Deborah Balk, Uwe Deichmann, and Gregory Neumann. 2014. “Urban Environments, Beijing Case Study.” Encyclopedia of Remote Sensing: 869-78.

Nguyen, Ha Minh, and R. Qian. 2014. “Demand collapse or credit crunch to firms? Evidence from the World Bank's financial crisis survey in Eastern Europe.” Journal of International Money and Finance  47: 125-144.

Ozler, Berk, and David McKenzie. 2014. “Quantifying Some of the Impacts of Economics Blogs.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 62(3): 567-597.

Paula, A.D., Gil Shapira, and P. E. Todd. 2014. “How beliefs about HIV status affect risky behaviors: Evidence from Malawi.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 29 (6): 944-964. 

Piyapromdee, Suphanit, Russell Hillberry, and Donald MacLaren. 2014. “Fair trade coffee and the mitigation of local oligopsony power.” European Review of Agricultural Economics 41(4): 537-59.

Rabassa, Mariano, Hanan Jacoby, and Emmanuel Skoufias. 2014. “Weather and Child Health in Rural Nigeria.” J Afr Econ 23 (4): 464-92.

Rao, Mala, Anuradha Katyal, Prabal Singh, Amit Samarth, Sofi Bergkvist, Manjusha Kancharla, Adam Wagstaff, Gopalakrishnan Netuveli, and Adrian Renton. 2014.  "Changes in addressing inequalities in access to hospital care in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states of India: a difference-in-differences study using repeated cross-sectional surveys. " BMJ 4(6): 1-15.

Ravallion, Martin. 2014. “Can we trust shoestring evaluations?” World Bank Economic Review 28 (3): 413-431.

Ravallion, Martin. 2014. “Income inequality in the developing world.” Science 344 (6186):  851-855. 

Ravallion, Martin. 2014. “On the role of aid in the great escape.” Review of Income and Wealth 60 (4 ): 967-984.

Rijkers, Bob, H. Arouri, C. Freund, and A. Nucifora. 2014. “Which firms create the most jobs in developing countries? Evidence from Tunisia.” Labour Economics  31: 840-102. 

Sambanis, N., and Branko L. Milanovic. 2014. “Explaining Regional Autonomy Differences in Decentralized Countries.”Comparative Political Studies  47 (13):  1830-1855. 

Smulders, S.,  Michael A. Toman, and C. Withagen. 2014. “Growth theory and 'green growth'.” Oxford Review of Economic Policy 30 (3):  423-446.

Steinbuks, Jevgenijs, and Gregory Elliehausen. 2014.  "The Economic Effects of Legal Restrictions on High-Cost Mortgages."Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 49(1): 47-72.

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